Sadness at passing of UL-Bohemian RFC Past President Bob Nesbitt

Colm Kinsella, Rugby Correspondent

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Sadness at passing of UL-Bohemian RFC Past President Bob Nesbitt

The late Robert (Bob) Nesbitt, Past President of UL Bohemian RFC and Limerick Shannon Rotary Club

THERE is widespread sadness this week in Limerick at the passing of Robert (Bob) Nesbitt, Lanahrone Avenue, Corbally, Past President of UL-Bohemian RFC and of Limerick Shannon Rotary Club.

A hugely popular member of UL-Bohemian, Bob Nesbitt served as Club President in the 1989/1990 season. The Belfast native served on club committees for more than 40 years and managed the club’s thirds team to their 1983/1984 Webb Cup success. 

The late Bob Nesbitt died peacefully at the Milford Care Centre. He is survived by his wife Mary, daughters Geraldine and Aideen, sons Eamonn and Ciaran, grandchildren Eoin Jennifer, Clodagh and Aisling. Deeply regretted by his brothers Seamus, John and Gerry, sisters Betty, Briege, Marie and Kath, son-in-law Krzysztof, daughter-in-law Esther, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and his many friends. Bob was pre-deceased by his brothers Paddy & Paul and sister Rose.

Reposing at Griffin’s Funeral Home, John’s Gate on this Wednesday, November 22 from 5pm. Removal at 6.30pm to St. Mary’s Church, Athlunkard Street. Funeral on this Thursday after 11am Mass to Shannon Crematorium.