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Offline farmer58za

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Firko not well.
« on: June 27, 2021, 08:29:02 AM »
Hi All

I saw on FB that Firko (Mark Firkin) is not well. He suffered a stroke some weeks ago and has been in ICU but he's recovering slowly.

Keep him in you thoughts and prayers and if you know him I'm sure he'd appreciate get well wishes on a mail or text or a post on FB

Thanks
David
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Re: Firko not well.
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2021, 11:40:26 AM »
Sorry to hear that . Firko used to be a good contributor on this forum . His knowledge on Yamaha DT  and Mx  was unbelievable . We wish him a speedy recovery .
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Re: Firko not well.
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2021, 10:27:44 AM »
Sadly VMX mag has posted on Facebook that Firko has passed away after a heart attack.

RIP Mark Firkin..... a life of motorcycles is one well lived
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Re: Firko not well.
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2021, 04:40:23 AM »
RIP Mark. Godspeed.  :'(
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Re: Firko not well.
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2021, 09:46:46 PM »
Sad to here this news, a great loss to VMX and all those who enjoyed his company.

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Re: Firko not well.
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2021, 07:40:27 PM »
The voice of VMX for many years , I will greatly miss my friend Mark.
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Re: Firko not well.
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2021, 04:34:17 PM »
Very sad news RIP Firko glad I was able to meet him a few years ago when I bought a bike from him great bloke will be missed.
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Re: Firko not well.
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2021, 08:42:00 PM »
70 way too young,though a life filled with his passion.
RIP Firko and thank you for support and elevation of the Sprite/ American Eagle and Alron thread.
Cheers Alison in WA
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Re: Firko not well.
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2021, 06:25:23 PM »
Due to restrictions with covid,Firko's Funeral will be live streamed.Will share when link is available
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Re: Firko not well.
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2021, 07:04:13 PM »
Due to restrictions with covid,Firko's Funeral will be live streamed.Will share when link is available

Thanks Alison.
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Re: Firko not well.
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2021, 11:38:57 PM »
Monday 19th at 1pm - 2.55pm..Most funerals are livestreamed now days,just follow the links on funeral homes.
Heres a link to the address in north chapel and how to livestream..https://www.pinegrovecrem.com.au/location-facilities/chapels/
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