Deaths in Limerick: Saturday May 1, 2021

Leader Reporter


Leader Reporter


Deaths in Limerick: Saturday May 1, 2021

The death has occurred of Richard (Dick) Woulfe Gortnagross & formerly of Bridge House, Athea, Limerick. Dick passed away peacefully on 30th April 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Predeceased by his parents Catherine & Tom, brothers Mossy, Tommy & Patsy, sisters Josie, Kitty & Maizie. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Peg, son Tommy, daughters Eilish (Geoghegan) & Cathy (Collins), sons-in-law Leo & Tom, daughter in law Ann, sisters Birdie, Nancy, Agatha, & Ellen-Ann, brother Neilie, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives, kind neighbours and a large circle of friends. Rest in Peace

A private family funeral & burial will take place, for immediate family only. Due to Government advice and HSE guidelines current restrictions on funerals is a maximum of 25 people. House Private

Requiem Mass will take place in St. Bartholomew’s Church, Athea on Monday (3rd May) at 12 noon, burial immediately after in Holy Cross Cemetery, Athea. The Mass will be live-streamed on 

Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot, please feel free to leave a message in Condolence Book below.

‘Ar dheis Dé go raibh a Anam dílis’


The death has occurred of Bridget Daly (née Shaw) Brittas, Murroe, Limerick / Ardpatrick, Limerick, 1st May 2021, peacefully, at her home surrounded by her family. Sadly missed by her loving husband Michael, daughters Michele and Maria, sons Michael and Malachy, sons in law Tom and Trevor, daughters in law Liza and Jacqui, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, extended family, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

Departing from her home in Brittas on Monday 3rd May at 10.50 a.m.,via Grange Cross and Boher to arrive for Requiem Mass in St. Nicholas Church Boher at11.30 a.m. Burial afterwards in Abington Cemetery travelling via Boher, Grange Cross and Brittas. Please adhere to government guidelines regarding social distance and number of people. House Private, please. No flowers please, donations, if desired, to Milford Hospice.


The death has occurred of Karen Grimes formerly of Kenyon Avenue, Killeely, Limerick / Limerick City, Limerick. Predeceased by parents Joan and Jimmy Grimes. Karen passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family.

Adored and cherished mother of Adam, Thomas, Karen, Kevin, Andrew, Amanda, Ashling and their father Tommy.

Mother in law of Edward, Laura and Louise.

A wonderful and caring sister to James, Mary, Micheal and Rachel, while also being a doting grandmother, aunt and grand aunt, along with being a good friend to Noreen, Mike and Valerie.

Karen will be sorely missed and forever loved by her family, extended family and friends.

Rest in Peace.

House strictly private, please. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Adapt House and Make A Wish Foundation.

A Requiem Mass for Karen will take place in Corpus Christi Church, Moyross, Limerick, Wednesday, 5th May 2021, at 11am with burial afterwards in Ballycannon Cemetery.

Messages of sympathy may be expressed in the condolence section or cards and letters of sympathy can be sent to Joseph Cross and sons, 2 Lower Gerald Griffin Street, Limerick.

In compliance with HSE Government guidelines please ensure that social distancing and public health advice regarding gatherings is adhered to.