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Death Of John Collins, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

It was with a very deep personal sadness that I learned of the death yesterday, Wednesday 23rd December 2020, of colleague Mr John Collins, Kennedy Park, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

A man who brought great joy to the lives of all those whose path he crossed, and predeceased by his wife Sheila (née Crowe); Mr Collins passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, while in the wonderful care of Johnny, Josie and family at their residence at Mullanbrack, Thurles.

His passing is most deeply regretted by his sons Jimmy, Tommy and Johnny; daughters Nuala (O’Donovan, Kilteely, Co. Limerick), and Ann (McGann, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin), grandchildren Ronan, Niamh, Katie, Christopher, Sean, Padraig and Chloe; daughters-in-law Josie and Breda; sons-in-law Michael and Paddy; brother Jim; sister Mary; nephews; nieces; extended relatives; neighbours and many friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements.

The funeral cortége, bearing the earthly remains of Mr Collins, will leave Mullanbrack, Thurles on Sunday morning next, December 27th at 10:10am, travelling via his former place of residence at Kennedy Park, to be received into the Cathedral of the Assumption, Cathedral Street, Thurles at 10:30am, for private Requiem Mass at 11:00am.
Interment will take place immediately afterwards in St. Patrick’s cemetery, Moyne Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

[Note: Due to National Public Health Guidelines regarding Covid-19 virus restrictions; those attending within the Cathedral building, (limited to 10 family members), will continue to observe strict adherence to social distancing and face covering.]

For the very many persons who would have liked to have attended Requiem Mass for Mr Collins, but are unable to do so, due to the coronavirus pandemic, same funeral service can be viewed online HERE.

The extended Collins family wish to express their appreciation for your understanding at this difficult time and have made arrangements for those wishing to send messages of condolence, to use the link shown HERE.

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