Kilkenny deaths for Tuesday, December 18

Sean Keane


Sean Keane


Deaths in Kilkenny for Tuesday, December 18

Rest in peace

The late Niall Brophy

The death has taken place (unexpectedly) of Niall Brophy, Ballyconra, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny, in his 48th year. He died on Sunday 16th December 2018. Deeply missed by his heartbroken Mother Eileen. Predeceased by his father Paddy.

Deeply regretted by his Brother Patrick, Sisters Claire, Audrey and Elaine, Brothers-in-Law Neil, Mark and Paul, His Daughters Tori and Lisa and their Mothers Deirdre and Rowena, nephews , extended Family and a large circle of Friends R.I.P..

Reposing at the Family home in Ballinaslee from 5pm Tuesday 18th with Rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass Wednesday morning at 11am in Clontubrid Church followed by burial in the adjoining cemetry. Family flowers only. House Private Wednesday morning.

The late Willie Hibbits

The death has occurred of William (Willie) Hibbits, Bauntha, Callan, Kilkenny, unexpectedly on Sunday, 16th December 2018, at University Hospital, Waterford. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing family, his wife Chrissie, son Stephen, daughters Deirdre and Louise, his mother Bridget, grandchildren Charlie and Oisin, mother-in-law Bridget, daughter-in-law Celly, sisters Marie, Theresa and Mary, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at Molloy’s Funeral Home, Callan, Co. Kilkenny (Eircode R95 Y443) on Tuesday from 6pm with Rosary and Vigil Prayers at 8pm. Funeral Prayers on Wednesday morning at 10am followed by removal to The Church of the Assumption, Callan for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Kilbride Cemetery, Callan. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to The ICU Department, University Hospital, Waterford.

The late Michael Holden

The death has occurred of Michael Holden, Killiney, Dublin (formerly Tinnahinch-Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny) on Wednesday, December 5th, in Alanya, Turkey. Beloved husband of Annette and cherished father to Shane and Michelle. Sadly missed by his loving brothers John, Eamonn and Piery, sister Mary, daughter-in-law Emma, son-in-law Ian, granddaughter Saorfhlaith, Uncle Tom, Aunt Sally and Kathy, nephews, nieces, neighbours and his extended family and friends. Deeply regretted by Aydin, Onur & Anis and many more of his friends in Turkey.

Funeral Service at 11am on Saturday, January 5th, in Duiske Abbey, Graiguenamanagh and afterwards to St. Michael's Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.

The late Paddy Purcell

The death has occurred of Paddy Purcell, Middlequarter, Polerone, Mooncoin, Kilkenny. Deeply regretted by his wife Carmel, children Pat, Mike, Barry, Joanne, Mary and Noel, his beloved grandchildren, sisters Margaret (Woods), Sr. Johanna and Bridie (Aylward), daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing on Wednesday at Donnacha Doyle & Sons Funeral Home, Grannagh, Kilmacow from 4.00pm with prayers at 7.30pm. Funeral Procession on Thursday morning from his residence at Middlequarter, Polerone to The Church of the Assumption, Mooncoin for requiem mass at 11.00am. Burial after in the adjacent Cemetery.

The late Eileen Stevenson

The death has occurred of Eileen Stevenson (nee Grace) (Kilmacar, Conahy and formerly of John Street, Kilkenny) 17th December 2018, peacefully, at St. Luke's Hospital, Eileen, beloved wife of Tom and much loved mother of Peter, Patrick, Ellen, Mary and Pauline, sadly missed by her husband and family, brother Pat, sons-in-law John, Brian and Barry, daughters-in-law Collette and Catherine, her nine grandchildren, brother-in-law John, extended family and her many friends.

Reposing in Johnston's Funeral Home on Tuesday (18th Dec.) from 5 o'clock with Funeral Prayers at 6.15 o'clock followed by removal to St. John's Church. Requiem Mass on Wednesday morning at 10.30 o'clock. Funeral afterwards to Foulkstown Cemetery. House private please.

The late Eileen Walsh

The death has occurred of Eileen Walsh (née Smith), Chapelgate, Kilmacow, Kilkenny. Much loved mother of Michael and Shauna. Will be sadly missed by her sister Anne. Reposing at Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Waterford on Tuesday (Dec. 18th) from 7 until 8pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday (Dec. 20th) at 11.00oc in Kilmacow Church burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, to Waterford Hospice Buy a Brick. House private.