Kilkenny nun, Sr Oliver passes away at 100 years of age

Kilkenny nun, Sr Oliver passes away at 100 years of age
Sean Keane

One of the city's oldest residents has died.

Sr. Oliver Byrne of the

Presentation Convent, Parnell Street was 100 years old.

She passed away peacefully at the convent on Saturday.

She is survived by her sister-in-law Elizabeth, nieces Gertrude, Margaret, Breda and Angela, nephew Eugene, nephews-in-law, grandnieces, her Presentation Community, relatives and friends.

Her remains will repose at the Convent Chapel from 3pm today with funeral prayers at 5.30pm followed by removal to St. Mary's Cathedral.

Funeral tomorrow Tuesday after 11am Requiem Mass to St. Kieran's Cemetery.