John Hunt,

Roselawn Drive, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon (15th August 2022) - peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff of Aras Mathair Phoil surrounded by his loving family.

John will be sadly missed by his wife Oonagh, daughter Ruth, sons Alan, Keith and John, sister Maureen Kirby (Drogheda), grandsons Eoghan, Oisín, Conor and Ethan, son-in-law Paddy, daughters-in-law Mairead, Louise and Tara, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. 

May He Rest In Peace. 

Reposing at Gaynor's Funeral Home, Castlerea from 4pm - 7pm on Wednesday evening with removal at 7.15pm to St. Patrick's Church, Castlerea.

Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Thursday morning followed by burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

The Funeral Mass will be live-streamed on St. Patrick's Church webcam. 

The funeral cortege will travel via Roselawn Drive, Church Hill, Barracks Street, and onward to St. Joseph's Cemetery. House Private Please. Messages of sympathy can be left on www.gaynors.ie

The Dyar family, Westport (Dyar's Jewellers)
Sincere sympathy to the Hunt family. We enjoyed listening to himself and Greg talk about the trade when he would pop into the shop on his visits to Westport. A lovely man. Rest in Peace John.
Michael & Anne Kelly, Ardeevin, Williamstown
Sincere sympathy to Oonagh, Alan , Mairead & all the Hunt family on the death of a real gentleman John. . May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Kathleen Collins OBrien
Deepest sympathy Una and family. So sorry for your loss. Your old friend Kathleen Collins.
Liam Mac Gowan
Deepest sympathy to Oonagh and family on the passing of John. A great character always a smile and a laugh. Rest in Peace
Bridie and Mary Morgan Lowberry Granlahan.
Deepest sympathy to Oonagh and all the Hunt family an the sad passing of John. He was a great character. May his gentle soul rest in peace. Amen.
Tom & Ursula Page & Family Castlerea
Deepest condolences to Oonagh and all the Hunt family, on the sad passing of John, May his gentle soul rest in peace
Liam and Martina Regan Carracastle
Sincere sympathy to all the Hunt family. John was always a gentleman to meet and we always enjoyed having him play music in our pub. May he rest in peace.
Gerry and Grace Lyons
Our deepest sympathies to Una and family on your sad loss,John was a nice man,May his gentle soul rest in peace
Pat and Marie Cooke
Deepest sympathy to the hunt family on your loss.John was a gentleman and always a pleasure to meet.
Mary Butler ( Manchester)
Deepest Sympathy to the Hunt Family on the passing of John may he rest in peace
Patsy and Nuala Creighton
Deepest sympathy to Oonagh and all the Hunt family, on the sad passing of John, a true gentleman. May he Rest In Peace
Paula Donnellan, Ballyhaunis
Sincere condolences to Oonagh & family on John's passing. Always a gentleman with a funny story & kind word for all his customers over the years. May he rest in peace.
Michael & Nello Harte
'Sincere and deepest sympathy to Oonagh and family you will be missed but not forgotten rest in peace John
Pat & Margaret Moran Frenchpark
Our deepest sympathy to Oonagh & family on your sad loss of John RIP.
Seamus Hora Ballyhaunis
A true gentle man May He Rest In Peace
Denis and bridie sloyan brackloon ballyhaunis dee
Deepest sympathy to oonagh and the hunt family on the passing of John a gentle man so nice to go in to the shop may John rest in peace
Kevin Prendergast Brickens Claremorris.
To the Hunt family with deepest sympathy on the death of John. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Linda Leonard
Sincere sympathy to Oonagh and family on the sad passing of John. He was a true gentleman,witty , and always up for a laugh.Fond memories when he was in the shop.May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Brendan &Tina Caulfield
Sincere condolences Alan , Mairead and family on the passing of John , such a lovely man, may he rest in peace.. our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sad time
Mary & Michael Lennon Ballintubber xForge
Sincere Sympathy to Oonagh & Family on hearing of John Passing he was a lovely Man May he Rest in Peace
Gerry & Noreen Tiernan
Sincere sympathy to Una and all the family. John was such a lovely man. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dhílis.
Oliver Jordan Ballyhaunis
Sincere sympathy to John’s family on his death.
I first got to know him in our time in the Castlerea Musical Society Rest In Peace John.

Martin & Kathleen Walshe & Family. Erritt Carrowbehy.
Sincere Sympathy to the Hunt Family and extended Families on Johns sad passing. He was hugely popular and well respected in the music business. It was always a great pleasure to meet him both on stage and in his business store in Castlerea. Rest In Peace John.
Celia and Liam Griffin - Irishtown claremorris Co.Mayo
Deepest sympathy to John's wife Oonagh and family.
We have fond memories of John as a customer when I worked in in Ivy House years ago. A pure gentleman and good laughs we had.
And Liam as a supplier of Tip Top products
a pure gentleman to deal with.
May his gentle soul rest in peace amen

Martin and Kathleen and Family Drishaghaun West cadtleplunket
We wish to send our deepest condolences to Oonagh and all the family on the passing of dear John such a lovely pleasant and funny man we remember the happy days when John used to play music
Is and and always funny stories May his gentle soul rest in peace Our thoughts and prayers are with you all st this sad time

Robbie and Sarah Flynn Knockroe s
Sincere sympathy to Oonagh and the Hunt families may John rest in peace
Helen and Roy hunt castlerea
To oonagh and family our deepest condolences to all such a great man and to go in his shop was a pleasure rest in peace John rip
Jimmy & Olivia Moore, Lissyconnor
Sincere Condolences to the Hunt Family, May John rest in peace.
Donal and Madeline Higgins
Sorry to hear of the passing of John , such a lovely man and musician who brought joy to all who knew him
Condolences to Oonagh and all the Hunt family
Rest in Peace John

Michael & Rosaleen Kelly, Ballyhaunis
Deepest sympathy to Oonagh and family on Johns passing, great memories of many long chats with John in the shop down through the yrs. he was a true gentleman, may he rest in peace.
Mary o'Gara
My deepest sympathy to Oonagh and family on the sad death of John R.I.P.
Michael Mooney ex Kelleghers rep
Sincere sympathy to the Hunt family on the death of John.May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Brendan and Marie
He was a lovely kind man,may he Rest In Peace
Michael & Catherine Towey.
So very sorry to hear of John's death often enjoyed a chat with him. Sincere sympathy to Oonagh and family R I p.
Tommy Grogan Guinness
Deepest sympathy to all the Hunt family on the death of John…a true gentleman …rest in peace John.
Eddie Ballyhaunis Ballyhaunis
My sincerest sympathy to the hunt family on the passing of John . A true gent RIP
John Joe Kelly
Sincere sympathy to Oonagy and family at this sad time. RIP John.
Andy and Annette Foley Castlerea
Very sad news, always a gentleman sincere sympathy to all the Hunt family may he rest in peace
Joe and Kathleen Dunleavy Cloonbonniffe
Sincere sympathy to Oonagh and family on the death of John. May he rest in peace
Colette pateick mcdermott loughglynn
Sincere sympathy to his wife children all family so sorry for your loss pure gentleman RIP john..
Declan and Gerardine Weir. Galway
So sorry to hear about the passing of John he was a gentleman may he rest in peace
Tim and Peggy Fleming
Deepest sympathy to Oonagh and all the family may John rest in peace
Tim and Peggy Fleming Frenchpark

Kevin Conry Loughglynn
Extremely sorry to hear about John's death. Sincere sympathy to his wife and family.
Myra Dockery Fontana
Sincere Condolences to all the Hunt Family, I always paid John a visit when I returned home from US he always had a big selection of tapes back in the 60s and 70s. and he was a true gentleman. R.I.P. John.
Padraic and Bernadette Gunning
Sincere sympathy to Oonagh Ruth Alan Keith and John on the passing of John He was a great character always had the time to chat will be sadly missed RIP
Amy Cassidy
Rest in peace John Hunt, I remember he worked from the Jewellrey shop in Castlerea when I was a child and Teenager, I'm in St. Michael's special need's school Castlerea 22 year's ago. From Amy Cassidy Dunmore Co. Galway.
Johnny asnd Helen Biesty
So sorry to hear of John's death.Deepest sympathy to Oonagh and all the family.Always enjoyed my many visits to John in the shop.Rest in peace John.
Stephen fitzmaurice
Sincere Condolences To The Hunt Family. John Was a True Gentleman. May He Rest in Peace.
Teresa Sweeney (ex Ulster Bank Castlerea)
Sincere sympathy to your family always a pleasure to meet you during my time in Castlerea. A character I will always remember always happy, friendly and fun. Rest in Peace John.
Mary Ryan ex Eircom Castlerea
Sincere sympathy to Oonagh & families on the untimely passing of John.Many a chat & laugh in his shop I had when I would go in to see what cds he had in stock.
Also in the Castlerea Musical Society & we had great fun .
I can hear his laughter & he was a very nice man.
He will be sorely missed by all who knew him & especially his nearest & dearest.
May his gentle soul rest in peace forever.

Peter and Moira McCallig Claremorris
Deepest sympathy to Oonagh and the extended Hunt Family. So sad to hear of John's passing whom I considered an old friend from the past.
May he rest in Peace.

Gerry and Freddie Quinn Derreen
Deepest Sympathy to all the Family and friends on sad passing of John
May his gentle Soul Rest in Peace.

Tim Higgins Bolton Lancashire.
Deepest sympathy to his wife and family.
May he Rest In Peace.

Madeline O DONNELL Castlehill Castlerea
Smypathy to Johns Wife and families on the passing of John he was a lovely man Rip John
Michael Dockery pontoon
Sincere sympathy to the hunt family on the sad passing of John many happy memories of playing records in the shop in the early seventys may he rest in peace
Thomas Walsh Belcarra
Sincere sympathy to Oonagh & all the Hunt family on the death of John. May he rest in peace
Andy & Helen Bailey, Granlahan.
We are very sorry to hear of John's death. He was a gentleman to deal with. Our sympathy to Oonagh and family. May John rest in peace.
Paul and Marian McStay
Very sad news indeed you couldn't have better neighbours than John and Oonagh. A light has been extinguished in Roselawn Drive but you'll always be remembered John. RIP.
Aiden & Bina Bell & Family Claremorris
Deepest condolences on the sad passing of John, RIP.
Ray and Mary Caulfield
So sorry to have heard of Johns passing what a lovely man kind regards to all his family may he Rest In Peace
Liam and Bernie Ryan castlerea
Sincere sympathy to Oonagh Ruth ,Alan,Keith, and John extended family on the passing of John .Such a lovely man always smiling and a warm welcome for everyone May his gentle soul rest in peace amen
Michael and Bernie Harvey
Deepest condolences on the sad passing of John. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Willie and Sheila Broderick in brackloon ballyhaunis
Deepest sympathy to all the Hunt family and extended families on the death of John. May he rest in peace.
Patsy and Jenny Glynn
So sorry to hear about John’s death
Condolences to all the Hunt family
May he Rest In Peace

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