5 Feb 1930 – 6 Feb 2009
Fr Clem Kilby was born in Launceston on 5th February 1930. He was the fourth son of the late Harry and Katherine Kilby. Two of his brothers, Don and Harry predeceased him with Don being lost on the HMAS Perth in waters off Indonesia during World War II and Harry, who lived in Newcastle, dying last year. His remaining brother, Kevin, lives in Queensland. While still very young, Clem’s father died and some years later his mother married again – with another brother, Ron Peters, born to this union.