Recent deaths in Limerick

Recent deaths in Limerick

The death has occurred of Breda Ryan (née Traynor), of Glenageary, Dublin (formerly of Limerick). November 5, 2016.

Deeply regretted by her loving husband Paddy (formerly of West Gate, Thurles), daughter Denise, sons John and Stephen, son-in-law Pat, daughters-in-law Ursula and Jessica, grandchildren Ben, Georgia, Emma, Matthew and Oscar, brother Denis, sisters Vera and Jerri, extended family, neighbours and many friends.

Reposing at home on Monday, November 7, 6pm-8pm, arriving at Our Lady of Victories Church, Sallynoggin, on Tuesday, November 8, for Requiem Mass at 10am. Burial afterwards at Shanganagh Cemetery. No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, to Parkinson’s Association of Ireland.


The death has occurred of John O'Connor, Peacehaven, Portauns, Kilmallock and late Glen Grove, Kilmallock, Limerick. John passed away very peacefully in the wonderful care of all at Mallow General Hosipital on November 5th 2016.

Predeceased by his wife Eileen. Survived by his daughter Suzanne, grandson Killian, sister Mary (Cotter) nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, very kind neighbours and his many friends.

Reposing this Sunday evening from 6pm at Daffy’s Funeral Home, Kilmallock followed by removal at 7pm to Ss Peter and Paul's Church, Kilmallock. Funeral Monday after 12 noon requiem mass with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.


The death has occurred of Gus McNamara, St Ita's Street, St Mary's Park, Limerick City.

Husband of the late Esther. Father of the late Mary, Bobby and Peter. Survived by daughter Bridie, sons Alley, Paddy, Gussie and Johnny, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, all other relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Cross's Funeral Home on Monday from 5.30pm followed by removal at 7pm to St Mary's Church, Athlunkard Street, Limerick. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11am with burial afterwards in Mt St Oliver Cemetery.


The death has occurred of Patrick Massey, of Ardbohill, Rathkeale, Co Limerick and formerly of Newcastle West, peacefully at his residence on 5th November 2016.

Survived by his wife Kathleen, sons, daughters, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, son in law, daughters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Reidy’s Funeral Home, Newcastle West on Monday from 6pm to 8pm, arriving at Newcastle West Church at 8:30pm. Requiem mass on Tuesday at 11:30am with burial afterwards in Calvary Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Desmond Complex.


The death has occurred of John Hallinan, of Mill Street, Bruree, Limerick and Charleville, Cork.

Beloved son of the late Nicholas and Anne Marie and dear brother of Pat, Mary, Peter, Margaret, Christina, Bernie and the late Anna, Nicholas, Mike, Theresa and Philomena. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers, sisters, aunts Norrie and Kathleen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Hawe's funeral home Charleville on Sunday evening from 6.30pm with removal at 8pm to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Bruree. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to Effin Cemetery.


The death has occurred of Denis Dillane (Templeglantine East, Co Limerick and Beechwood House Nursing Home, Newcastle West on November 4th peacefully at University Hospital Limerick.

Pre-deceased by his brothers Canon Eamonn and Fr. Mossie; deeply regretted by his brother Seamus, sisters Mairín Feighan (Carlow) and Betty Brennan (Dundalk), sister-in-law Maureen, brother-in-law Pat, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, relatives, friends and all at Beechwood House. Reposing at Harnett’s Funeral Home, The Square, Abbeyfeale on Sunday from 5.00 p.m. followed by removal at 7.00 p.m. to the Church of the Most Holy Trinity Templeglantine. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11.00 a.m. Funeral afterwards to Reilig Íde Naofa Abbeyfeale.


The death has occurred of Maithem Almukhtar, of Kilteragh, Dooradoyle, Limerick, 5th November 2016, peacefully at Milford Care Centre.

Beloved husband of Helen. Dearly loved father of Louay, Basil and Selwyn. Sadly missed by his loving daughters-in-law Salima, Zainab and Ena, grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Milford Care Centre on Sunday evening from 5pm to 7pm followed by private burial. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Milford Care Centre.


The death has occurred of Joseph (Joe) O'Malley, Abbot Close Nursing Home, Askeaton, Limerick, 5th November 2016, peacefully at Limerick University Hospital.

Dearly loved son of the late Charlie and May O’Malley. Deeply regretted by his sisters Maeve (Meany), Nora (Brennan) (Tuam, Co Galway), Barbara (O'Flaherty) Eleanor (Corbett), brother Derry and extended family.

Reposing at Thompson’s Funeral Home, Thomas Street on Tuesday evening from 5.30pm to 7pm followed by removal to St Joseph’s Church, O’Connell Avenue. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11.30am with burial afterwards in Mount St Lawrence Cemetery. No flowers please. Donations if desired to St Vincent de Paul Hostel, Clare Street, Limerick.


The death has occurred of Brian J. Bennett Glasnevin, Dublin and late of Limerick, on November 5th, 2016, peacefully, at the Mater Private Hospital.

Beloved husband of Mary and loving father of Liam, Brian, Ann Marie, and the late Niall. Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughter, his cherished 9 grandsons, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Brian will be reposing at his daughter’s home in Glasnevin on Monday from 5pm to 8pm. Removal to St. Columba’s Church, Iona Road on Tuesday morning, arriving at 10.50am for 11am Requiem Mass followed by burial at Glasnevin Cemetery.


The death has occurred of Margaret O'Reilly, of Ferry Bridge, Clarina, Co. Limerick, on the 6th of November 2016. 

Wife of the late Sonny. Deeply regretted by her loving sons and family.

Reposing at her son Francis’ residence, Ferry Bridge on Tuesday evening from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Arriving at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballybrown on Wednesday for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in Kilcornan Cemetery.


The death has occurred of Breda Kelly (née Lysaght), of Hyde Avenue, Ballinacurra Weston, Limerick.

Wife of the late Christy. Deeply regretted by sons John, Christy, Patrick, Michael, Noel, daughter Mary, Michael's partner Maria Massey, daughter-in-law Mary Kelly, grandchildren Mark, Wayne, Ann-Marie, Shaun, Laura, Lee, Stacie, Dean, sister Mary McMarlow, nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren Leo, Harrison, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Cross's Funeral Home on Tuesday at 4.30pm with Removal at 6pm to Our Lady or Lourdes. Requiem Mass Wednesday at 10am. Cremation to the Island Crematorium, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork.

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