It is with regret that the club acknowledges the sudden and sad passing of Ralph McClements. We wish to express our sincere sympathy to the family at this time.
Ralph was very well respected by all at Institute FC and done an exceptional amount of work for the club, including committee member and kit man. Ralph will be sadly missed by all.
Liam Beckett was manager when Ralph was kit man. “Very sad news that my former kit man at Institute FC has died suddenly today, heartfelt condolences to all the family circle. RIP Ralph.”
Club Chairman Keith McElhinney said,
“Was shocked today to hear the sad news of the sudden passing of Ralph McClements. As Chairman of the Club, I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the whole MCClements family. Ralph was a good friend and a tireless worker for the club during his many years on the Committee. His wife Violet also helped out a lot at the Club and daughter Lyndsey and son Ryan would also have been well known to everyone at Stute. Our thoughts and prayers are with them all at this very sad time.”