Funeral of 102 year old former Kilkenny College nurse postponed after son dies in Galway

Sean Keane

Reporter:

Sean Keane

The funeral of a 102 year old woman who worked as a nurse in Kilkenny College has had to be postponed following the sudden death of her only son.

The funeral of a 102 year old woman who worked as a nurse in Kilkenny College has had to be postponed following the sudden death of her only son.

Mrs Edna Carolan, Newpark Drive, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny and more recently, Galway was to have been buried tomorrow (Friday) at Foulkstown Cemetery, Waterford Road, Kilkenny after funeral Mass in St Patrick’s Parish Church in the city.

However, her remains will now be take to St John the Apostle’s Church, Knocknacarra, Galway where they will be placed alongside those of her son Pat during their joint funeral Mass on Saturday afternoon.

Mr Curran is survived by his wife, Phil, children Hazel and Olive, grandchildren, relatives and friends.