Kingsley’s big family will help him celebrate Father’s Day

Kingsley Bremner will celebrate with his big family on Father’s Day.
Kingsley Bremner will celebrate with his big family on Father’s Day.

AS Father’s Day approaches, 92-year old Mercy Place Mandurah resident and great grandfather Kingsley Bremner will be spending Sunday in good company.

This year he is celebrating the special day alongside his children as well as his five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

The Bremner family spans four generations with patriarch Kingsley, who was born in Victoria, moving to WA with the Army in the 1950s during which time he worked as a surveyor in northern WA,

In later years, he worked as a cartographer and draughtsman and has also won numerous awards as a long distance runner and proficient cricketer.

Daughter Janice said the family had a special celebration planned at Mercy Place to celebrate Father’s Day.

“Kingsley is a very important person in all our lives: he is a true gentleman and shows so much love for his family so we want to show him how much he is loved and respected,’’ she said.

“He has an incredible zest for life and is determined to make it to 100 years of age, in fact 100 not out is his goal, given his passion for cricket.”

Mercy Place Mandurah services manager Christina Venables said Father’s Day presented a perfect opportunity to recognise fathers like Mr Bremner.

“There are many amazing gentlemen like Kingsley at Mercy Place who have demonstrated selfless dedication, love and care fore their family during their lifetime,’’ she said.