Archive for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

Tears as Jasmine (18) is laid to rest

The late Jasmine Halligan.
ARM tributes have been paid to Jasmine Halligan from Gracedieu Heights, Waterford whose untimely death occurred last week. Jasmine, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in September 2015, died on Wednesday last June 21st. After reposing at her residence on Thursday last, Jasmine’s Requiem Mass took place on Friday at 11am in St. Saviour’s Church, Ballybeg, [...]

Obituary David Veale (Dunhill)

The late David Veale
e remember David Veale, who died on May 19th and is loved and missed by all his family today and every day. Apart from the last six weeks of life, which he spent in Havenwood Retirement Home, David lived his whole life in the Dunhill family home where he was born. Born on March 23rd, 1921, David [...]

Death Of Monsignor John P Shine, aged 91

The late Monsignor John P Shine, who died on Saturday last following a lengthy illness. He was 91. PHOTO: With thanks to Holy Cross National School
The death has occurred of Monsignor John P Shine, Priest Road, Tramore who passed away on Saturday following a lengthy illness. Monsignor Shine who was 91 at the time of his death and been in very ill health for the past year but had battled his illness valiantly. He frequently played golf in Tramore Golf Club [...]

“Portlaw’s Oldest Friend”

The late Maurice Nugent, laid to rest on Wednesday last, relaxing with his beloved pipe following his 100th birthday in August 2015.
Maurice Nugent laid to rest in his 102nd year When Maurice Nugent’s remains were laid to rest in Portlaw on New Year’s Eve, a part of the County Waterford village he knew better than anyone else over the past century was buried with him. During a year in which Brown Street, where he was born, [...]

Michael Frisby, Mullinavat and Waterford

The passing of Michael Frisby recalls a 1961 Mullinavat hurling team which he played with and  which also  included his brothers Johnny and Philip (who also played on Kilkenny  minor teams). Pictured L-R Back Row: Willie Carroll (rip), Philly O Neill, Seamus  Foskin, Tommy Reddy, Richie Carroll, Jim  Conway, Milo Foskin( rip), Matt Woods (rip), Eddie Freyne, Philip Frisby, Johnny Walsh (rip). Front  Row: Paddy  Hendrick (rip), Ollie  Aldridge, Ned Delahunty, Seamus Sutton (rip), Denny Duggan (rip), Michael Frisby  (recently deceased), Michael  Carroll,(rip) Paddy  Hoban, Johnny Frisby (rip).
Michael Frisby, who hailed from Mullinavat but had been residing in Waterford city for some years, passed away recently. Michael was a former employee of Clover Meats Ltd, with a long service to the company, where he enjoyed working with colleagues from South Kilkenny and Waterford till its closure in the early 1980’s. [...]

Obituary: Seamus Lynch, Knockroe, Passage East and Suirway Bus Company

The late Seamus Lynch
Despite the fact that he was well into his 97th year, the death of Séamus Lynch Knockroe, Passage East unexpectedly on Saturday November 19th 2016 came as a shock and a surprise to his family and many friends not alone in his native place but all over Ireland and outside it too. Just getting [...]

De La Salle FC pay tribute to the late Eoin Burke

The late Eoin Butler, synonymous with De La Salle FC, who passed away over the weekend.  | Photo: Noel Browne
It is with heavy hearts and sad spirits that we received the news that Eoin lost his battle with illness which first and foremost took him from a loving and close family, leaving a devastating void which we can only imagine. As a club we have suffered some very sad and tragic losses, many [...]

Obituary Michael ‘Mixie’ Haberlin (Dunkitt, Kilmacow)

The late Mixie Haberlin of Dunkitt, Kilmacow.
It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we record the passing of Michael ‘Mixie’ Haberlin, Dunkitt, Kilmacow, County Kilkenny. Michael passed away on Monday. October 24th surrounded by his loving wife Eileen and family at his home in Dunkitt. Michael reposed at his residence on Tuesday and Wednesday and he was laid to rest [...]

Obituary John Whittle (Toar na Gréine, Ard na Groí, Tramore)

The late John Whittle, who passed away on October 26th.
The death occurred on Wednesday, October 26th of John Whittle, of Ard na Groí, Tramore. His untimely passing was greeted with shock and great sadness by the communities of Tramore, Dunmore East and his native Waterford, and indeed by his many friends and business colleagues nationwide and beyond. Many tributes have been paid to John, but [...]

A trail blazing News Editor

It was with great sadness that staff and former employees of The Munster Express learned of the untimely death of Priscilla Walsh Noble. Youngest daughter of the late JJ and Josephine Walsh, she was steeped in the newspaper business and, even as a girl attending St Angela’s Ursuline Secondary School, Priscilla was a familiar figure in [...]