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Funeral of Father John O’Brien

The death has occurred of Rev. Fr. John O’Brien
St. Joseph’s Square, Fermoy, Cork

Fr. John O’Brien SCA,St. Joseph’s Square, Fermoy and Barking, London.Fr. John SCA passed away peacefully in London after a brief illness. Beloved son of the late Tom and Lizzie (nee Browne), brother-in-law of the late Denis Higgins. Dear brother of Mary (Cahill), Betty (Higgins-Galvin), Geraldine (Twomey) and Tom. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his sisters, brother, sister-in-law Sharon, brothers-in-law Matt, Din Joe and Denis, nephews Brendan, Padraig, John and Brian, nieces Lisa, Ann, Denise and Deirdre, grandnieces, grandnephews, his fellow Priests in The Pallottine Fathers, Bishop Alan Williams and the Priests of Brentwood Diocese London, his Parishioners in Barking Parish, extended family, relatives, neighbours and many friends in Fermoy, London and Thurles. Rest in peaceReception into Queen of Peace Church, Fermoy, Saturday, for 12 noon Requiem Mass funeral afterwards to Kilcrumper new cemetery.You are invited to leave a personal message or share a memory of Fr. John on the condolence page below. This will be welcomed and greatly appreciated by the family.Fr. John’s funeral cortège will travel via St. Joseph’s Square to Kilcrumper new cemetery. Fr. John’s Funeral Mass will be live-streamed on www.facebook.com/ronaynefuneraldirectorsfermoy/Donations in lieu of flowers please to, Cork Cancer Research Centre U.C.C. www.breakthroughcancerresearch.ie will be most welcome.

Date Published: Thursday 11th March 2021Date of Death: Thursday 18th February 2021

Ronayne Funeral Director’s I.A.F.D.

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3 thoughts on “Funeral of Father John O’Brien”

  1. I will remember Father John as a kind and gentle man . Who listened when you needed to talk . He will be greatly missed by everyone.

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  2. Remembering many happy times spent with dear Fr John when he was our Parish Priest in Hastings. He was such a lovely, gentle, caring and kind priest, our thoughts are with his family at this very sad time. Rest in peace.

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