Who died on December 2nd, 2021
As we fondly remember our brother Eddie on his first anniversary, we and all family members wish to acknowledge the many expressions of sympathy and gestures of kindness shown to us during our sad loss.
The many Mass Cards received and the many condolence messages on R.I.P., those who travelled long distances to attend his funeral, and those who gathered outside Millstreet Church to say goodbye.
Our sincere thank you to the following:
Dr. Derek Power (Consultant Oncologist) and his oncology team at the Mercy Hospital, Cork; All staff at Lee Clinic where Eddie received his chemotherapy treatment; Dr. Mulcahy (G.P.) and staff at Harbours Brink Medical Centre, Lower Aghada, Midleton; All staff at Aghada Pharmacy; Public Health Nurses, Dieticians, Physiotherapists, palliative care team and home helps; Doctors and nurses at Marymount Hospice, who cared for Eddie during his final days; Fr. Danny Murphy (Parish Priest Aghada) who visited and administered Holy Communion to Eddie in his own home; Irish Cancer Society Volunteer Drivers who took Eddie to his chemotherapy treatments. A special mention to Pat O’Regan; To his very special friends in Whitegate who truly cared for him during his cancer journey – Anne Sweeney, Tony Cotter, Martin Murray, Yvonne (home help) and Caroline Colbert and all his many neighbours and friends in Whitegate, Millstreet, Ballydaly and surrounding areas.
Special thanks to Canon Jack Fitzgerald for his beautiful funeral Mass and for his touching words of comfort, and to assisting Priests; to Sharon Lane for her guidance and support, also to sacristan Julie Brady; to Jerry Doody and organist, Edel Fraser, who together and so movingly sang and played Eddie’s chosen hymns; to Davy Tarrant and Cora for their kindness, sensitivity and professionalism with funeral arrangements; to the staff of Wallis Arms Hotel for serving refreshments following his funeral.
The gates of memory will never close
We miss you more than anyone knows
With tender love and deep regret
We who love you will never forget.
Anniversary Mass for Eddie will take place at
Ballydaly Church on Sunday 4th December at 9.30a.m..