Rev. Jerry O’Mahony, retired Parish Priest of Iikley, Diocese of Leeds – son of the late Daniel and Catherine O’Mahony, Main Street, Millstreet.
Sadly missed by his loving family – brothers Cornelius and Donie, sister Margaret, nieces, nephews, brother-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Reposing at Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet on Sunday (24th May) from 6.00 – 8.00p.m. followed by Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass on Monday (25th May) at 11.00 a.m. followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
It is with sadness that the Diocese of Leeds announces the death of Fr Jerry O’Mahony. Fr Jerry was born at Main Street, Millstreet, Co. Cork on 11th September 1934. He studied for the priesthood at All Hallows’ College, Dublin and was ordained on 22nd June 1958.
Arriving in England he was appointed Assistant Priest in St.Joseph’s, Bradford where he served for four years before he was appointed to serve in St. Joseph’s, Castleford. His curacy there lasted for six years and in 1966 he was transferred to St. Malachy’s, Halifax. Five years later he served his final curacy in St Peter’s, Doncaster. In October 1973 Fr Jerry became Parish Priest of Sacred Heart, Sowerby Bridge where he enjoyed thirteen years. Three years as Parish Priest of St. Edmund’s, Airedale (Castleford) followed before transferring to Holy Spirit, Heckmondwike where he served for five years until 1996.
His final parish was English Martyrs, Addingham where he was Parish Priest for sixteen years until his retirement in 2012.
Fr Jerry retired to the newly developed flats in the Manor House, Otley where he lived alongside several other retired priests until his recent illness.
The following arrangements have been made for his funeral.
Thursday 21st May, 7pm English Martyrs Church, Addingham. Reception of the body and Mass.
Friday 22nd May, 12 noon Leeds Cathedral. Requiem Mass celebrated by the Bishop.
Monday 25th May, 11am St Patrick’s Church, MillStreet Co. Cork. Requiem Mass followed by interment into the family grave.
from the DioceseOfLeeds.org.uk
rip.ie (22nd May):
(Millstreet and Leeds) On April 25, 2015, peacefully, REV. JERRY O’MAHONY, retired parish priest of Iikley, Diocese of Leeds, son of the late Daniel and Catherine O’Mahony, Main Street, Millstreet. Sadly missed by his loving family, brothers Cornelius and Donie and sister Margaret, nieces, nephews, brother-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Reposing at Tarrants Funeral Home, Millstreet on tomorrow, Sunday, from 6pm to 8pm followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.