Quay Street, Belmullet and formerly of The Square, Belmullet, Co. Mayo - peacefully at the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin on 6th February 2021.
Predeceased by his brothers Eamon and Seán and his sister Sr. Éilis.
Honourary Governor of the R.N.L.I.
He will be sadly missed by his sister Maura, nephews Peter and Stephen, sister-in-law Joan, relatives, neighbours and many friends.
Remains will arrive at the Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan on Wednesday for Requiem Mass at 6 o’clock, followed by cremation ceremony.
Live streaming of the Mass and cremation ceremony can be viewed on Lakelandscrematorium.ie, password Lakelandsfuneral2021
Remains will leave McDonnells Funeral Home, Belmullet on Thursday at 11.30am via Main Street, stopping momentarily at the family home on Quay Street and continuing onto School Street, to arrive at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Belmullet for Funeral Mass at 12 o’clock followed by burial of ashes in Glencastle New Cemetery.
Live streaming of the Funeral Mass is available for viewing on churchtv.ie/belmullet
In keeping with current Government advice and H.S.E. guidelines regarding public gatherings, Buddy’s funeral will be private for immediate family only.
For those who would like to pay their respects as the funeral cortege passes through the town and en route to the church, please stand in a socially distanced manner on the streets, roadsides, outside the church and cemetery ensuring public health and safety is being upheld to the highest standard.
The Valkenburg family appreciate your understanding at this difficult time.
Memorial Mass for the soul of Buddy will be held at a later date.
For those who cannot attend due to restrictions, please leave a personal message for the family on the condolence form on this webpage.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired “Ballyglass R.N.L.I. Lifeboat”.
Please donate online by clicking “Donate Now” on the Ballyglass R.N.L.I. website homepage.
Donations also to the “Heart and Lung Transplant Mater Foundation”. Please donate online to “The Mater Foundation”.
May His Gentle Soul Rest in Peace.