The recent death, after a short illness bravely borne, of J J Maher, Carrigeen, Bohernamona road, occasioned great regret in the community. Affectionately known as “The Quiet Man”, J J was a member of the highly esteemed “Whitehead” Maher family of Innisfallen Ave., and was on the staff of Erin Foods for many years. An accomplished golfer, he was a prominent member of the local club and represented it in inter-club competition on many occasions.
Greatly respected and very popular with all who knew him, J J will be sadly missed by all but especially by his loving wife, Teena, son, Mark, daughter, Niamh, grandchildren, brothers, sisters and a wide circle of relatives and friends.
There huge turn-out at his funeral reflected his standing and that of his family in the community. Interment was in St Patrick’s Cemetery following Concelebrated Requiem Mass.
Late Vincent Noonan
Ard Mhuire and London
The tragic death in an accident in Acton, London, of Vincent Noonan, 38,Ard Mhuire, shocked all who knew Vincent and his family. Aged 50, he had lived in London for some years but always kept in touch with events at home. In his younger days he was a keen member of Thurles Rugby Club, and his coffin was draped in the club’s colours when it was received at the Cathedral last week. His mother, Sheila(nee McElgun) predeceased him some years back.
There was a large gathering to greet Vincent on his final journey home and again at his interment in St Patrick’s on Thursday last following Concelebrated Requiem Mass in the Cathedral.
Sincere sympathy is extended to his father, Maurice, brother, Pat, sister-in-law, Mary, nephews, niece and many friends and relatives, on their tragic loss.