Limerick deaths in the past week

Compiled by Elaine Holmes


Compiled by Elaine Holmes

Limerick deaths in the past week

The following is a list of Limerick deaths announced in the past week. We also invite readers to submit obituaries of between 300 and 1000 words for publication in the Leader's weekend print editions. Please include a jpg photograph of the deceased and email to Please also include your full contact details. There is no charge for inclusion.

HANRAHAN  Kathleen, formerly of St Patrick's Road. August 16. Beloved wife of the late Francis (Frank). Deeply regretted by her loving sister Noreen (Cooney), nephews, nieces, extended family and her many friends.


DURBIN-LEAMEY  Theresa (née Keane), The Gardens, Pennywell, late of UK. August 17. Beloved wife of the late James. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Lorna, sons Raymond and Tom, daughters-in-law, son-in law, grandchildren, great-granddaughter, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


BOLGER  Anne (née Madden), 11 Church St, Graiguecullen, Carlow, formerly of Grange, Kilmallock. August 17. Beloved wife of Noel and much loved mother of Martin and Margaret and adored grandmother of Robyn, Brian and Craig. Deeply regretted by her loving husband, daughter, son, grandchildren, Margaret’s partner Aidan, brother Sean, sisters Phil, Mairead and Teresa, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.


O’BRIEN  Sister Mary (Clement), Stanwix House, Thurles, Tipperary, formerly of Caherelly, Limerick City. August 16. Deeply regretted by her devoted cousins Jim, Willie J, Moira, her mercy Community, relatives and friends.


MOLONEY  Patrick (Paddy), 49 East Singland Road, Garryowen. August 18. Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Nell, Maureen and Majella, brother Sean, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, relatives and friends.


MCNAMARA  Jack, Farranshone Terrace, Farranshone, late of Thomond Supply and Limerick Lawn Tennis Club. August 17. Beloved husband of Ursula, dearest father of Lorraine (Lane), Shane and Gerard and loving grandad of Nathan and Sam. Deeply regretted by his family, son-in-law Jason, brothers, sisters, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


KELLY  Munchin, Shanabooley Road, Ballynanty. August 17. Beloved son of the late Michael and Christina. Brother of the late Michael. Deeply regretted by his loving family, sisters Marie Hannon, Frances McNamara, Anne Deedigan & Jacinta O'Connor, brothers Thomas, Patrick, Noel & John, nieces, nephews and friends.


HAYES  Mairead (née Butler), Glenstal, Murroe, formerly of Kyle, Cappamore. August 18. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Michael, son Patrick, daughter Elizabeth, brother Mike, sisters Mary Pat and Breda (Barry), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, uncle Paddy Ryan, cousins, relatives and friends.


FITZGERALD  Mary (née Flynn), Chaplestreet, Kilfinane. August 17. Wife of the late Richard. Survived by daughters Bernie, Teresa, Peg, sons Dick, Gerard, Ciaran and Aidan, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Jo, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nephews, and friends.


CUSACK  John (Jnr), Deerpark View, Charleville, Cork/Ballyagran. August 18. Brother of the late Vincent, Denis & Frank. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Joan (nee Cronin), son Finbarr, father John, mother Julia, sisters Rose, Carol & Jacinta, brother Patsy, sister-in-law Rose, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, and friends.


O’SULLIVAN  George, Limerick City. August 17. Beloved husband of Laura and devoted father of Anna and Eva. Deeply regretted by his mother Kay, sister Mary, brother Liam, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Sadly missed by all his nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends. 


O’FARRELL  Maureen (née Gabbett), Ballykeeffe Estate, Dooradoyle. August 19. Beloved wife of the late Patrick and dearest mother of Mary. Jim and Joan. Deeply regretted by her son-in-law Pat, daughter-in-law Julie, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


NAUGHTON  Mary (née Flanagan), Ballydoole. August 18. Deeply regretted by husband Denis, daughter Marian, sons Gerard and Denis, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


MCCARTHY  Thomas, The Brambles, Huntsfield, Dooradoyle. August 19. Brother of the late John. Deeply regretted by wife Geraldine, daughter Elaine Kinnane, son John, grandchildren Paul, David, Tom, Ben, Luke, great grandchildren Elli-Mae, Logan and Leo, brother Ollie, Jimmy, sisters Anita, Helen, Angela, Maura, daughter-in-law Patricia, son-in-law Ailbe, other relatives and friends.


FORDE  William John (Liam), Donnybrook, Douglas, Cork/Limerick. August 18. Deeply regretted by his loving and beloved wife Catherine Bernadette, brothers Tom, his twin Val, brother-in-law Padraig Croke, sisters-in-law Frances, Alice, Maureen (Egan) and Roisin (Croke), his treasured nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family and good friends.


HAYES  Timothy (Tim),  Galbally, formerly of Ballyfruta, Glenbrohane, Kilmallock.  August 20. Predeceased by his sons Stephen and John. Deeply regretted by his wife Veronica, daughters Veronica, Maria and Patricia, brother Patrick, sister Ann, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.


COUGHLAN  Myra, Greenhills Road, Garryowen. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sisters Dolores (Fitzgerald), Teresa (Hughes), Bridgie (Butterfield), brothers Richard, Jimmy and Brendan (UK), nieces, nephews, and all other relatives and friends.


CAHILL  Donie, Main Street, Brosna, Kerry/Abbeyfeale. August 20. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Freda, sons Don and Anthony, daughters Niamh, Sheena and Oonagh, brothers John, Bill, Paddy and Tom, sisters Nora, Mary, Julia and Kathleen, grandchildren Aoibha and Rían, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. 


WHITE  Pearl Bridget (née O’Dwyer), St Patrick's Villas, Castleconnell. August 20. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Stephen, daughters Rachael and Roseanne, son David, her five grandsons, brother and sisters, extended family, relatives and friends.


PURCELL  James (Jimmy), 5, Lenihan Avenue, Prospect, Limerick City. August 20. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brother Joe, sister Monica Byrne, sister-in-law Nancy, nephews, nieces, other relatives and the staff & fellow patients of the Brothers of Charity.


O’BRIEN  Mary (née Doyle), Good Counsel Nursing Home, Limerick, formerly of Hyde Road, Limerick City. August 21. Deeply regretted by her loving son Mark, daughter Elaine, grandchildren Cathal and Anna, brothers Tommy and Michael, sister Rose, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends. 


MCLOUGHLIN  Paddy, Bohergar, Brittas, formerly of Cooga, Doon. August 21. Beloved husband of the late Nuala (nee Foley). Sadly missed by his loving daughter Bridget, granddaughters, Aimee and Meghan, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.


HALLINAN  Martha (née Fitzgerald), Caher Road, Mungret. August 21. Deeply regretted by her loving son-in-law Ger, grandchildren Gráinne, David and James, brother Joe, sister Peggy, nephews, nieces, extended family and a wide circle of friends.


CROWE  Lily (née Flanagan),  Ballyvaughan, Clare/Shelbourne Park, Limerick City. August 20. Beloved wife of the late Mick and dearest mother of Michael, David, Ann, Niall, Karen, Hilary and Barry. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brother Sean, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great grand-sons, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


O’HANLON  Mona (née Cussen), Clermont Avenue, Douglas, Cork/Limerick. August 22. Beloved wife of the late Cormac St.John and loving mother of Marian, Tony, John, Cormac and Suzanne. Sadly missed by her loving family, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.


O’CONNOR  John (JP/John Pat), Ballinacurra, Croagh. August 21. Deeply regretted by his parents Mike and Kathleen, sisters Mags and Katie, brother-in-law Tom, nephew Conor, godson Ben, granduncles, grandaunts, aunts, uncles, cousins and a wide circle of friends.


CASEY  Noel, Richmond Park, Corbally. August 21. Beloved husband of Carol and dearest father of Keith, Janet and the late Gwen. Deeply regretted by his loving sister Maura (Slattery), son-in-law Ray (Downes), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


O’SULLIVAN  Sarah (née Hartnett), Kilmoylan, Doon. August 22. Deeply regretted by her loving husband John, brothers, sister, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours & friends.


TOBIN  Patricia (Pat, née Sheedy), Quinpool, Parteen, Clare/Limerick City. August 21. Deeply regretted by her loving family, son Niall, daughter Tracie and their father John Tobin, daughter-in-law Regina Crowe, son-in-law Frank Ryan, grandchildren, sister Geraldine Bromell, brothers Matt, Stephen and the late Michael (Brother Matthew) of St. John of God's, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces and friends.


CROSBY-REIDY  Margaret (Peg, née Nolan), 7 Garden Mews, Ballingarry. August 22. Deeply regretted by her husband Sean, daughters, sons, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother, sister, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.


BOWENS  Carmel (née McInerny), Kentstown, Navan, Meath/Limerick City. August 23. Sadly missed by her loving husband William, son William Jnr., daughters Susan and Tracey, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.