Very Reverend Canon Martin Newell,
Curracuggeen, Headford, Co. Galway (4th January 2023) - peacefully at UHG surrounded by his family.
Pre-deceased by his parents Thomas and Nora, brothers Fr. Charles (Hubie), Jack, Redmond and Tom, sisters Mary Finnegan, Sr. Kathleen, Teresa Burke and Sr. Nuala, and his beloved nieces Trish, Barbara and Sheila and his nephew Martin.
Deeply regretted by his nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins, parishioners, neighbours and friends. Archbishop Francis Duffy, retired Archbishop Michael Neary and his brother priests and religious.
Requiescat in Pace
Reposing at St. Mary’s Church Claran (H91A030) on Friday morning from 11am until 1pm.
Reposing at Corrandulla Mortuary Chapel (H91HN83) on Friday afternoon from 3pm with removal at 6pm to the adjoining Church.
Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11am in St. Brendan’s Church, Corrandulla.
Burial afterwards in the Church grounds.
Family flowers only by request.
Funeral Mass can be viewed live on www.churchtv.ie/corrandulla and broadcast on parish radio.
Rest in Peace
As a gaa coach at St. Colman’s college Claremorris he managed the 1977 all conquering senior team to win the Hogan Cup , which was a record at the time as it was unheard of for a day school to win same . No Mayo college have achieved since. He was renowned coach and mentor for anybody playing gaa in mayo during his time as teacher in Claremorris.
May he Rest In Peace.
Our deepest condolences
Fr. Martin ……. rest in Eternal Peace
on the death of Canon Martin
He thought Latin when I attended St Colemans
May his gentle soul rest in peace
we the 70’s Garrymore team will be forever grateful to him
he changed the history of Garrymore football
may he rest in peace