Westport and Tourmakeady, native of Termonmaguirc, Carrickmore - passed away peacefully at Friars Lodge Nursing Home, Ballinrobe on August 9th, 2023, aged 91.
Predeceased by his wife Barbara and youngest son Matthew.
Survived by sons Timothy and Patrick and grandchildren Leah, Hannah, Kelly, Gabi, Sarah, Noel and Maria.
Much loved and missed by family, friends, and colleagues. A professor of Irish history, lover of poetry, books, and language.
May He Rest in Peace.
John will repose at St Mary’s Funeral Home, Tourmakeady on Tuesday evening, 15th August from 5:30pm with removal at 7pm to Tourmakeady Church.
Funeral Mass on Wednesday, 16th August at 11am in St. Mary’s Church, Tourmakeady.
Private cremation in Shannon on Thursday 17th August.
Donations if desired rather than flowers, to the Irish Red Cross, Rescue Services.
John’s Funeral Mass can be viewed this Wednesday (August 16th) at 11am on www.churchtv.ie/tourmakeady.
Anyone wishing to offer their sympathies to the family can leave a message by clicking on the “Condolences” link below.