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The Society of African Missions remembers with gratitude their deceased members. Below we present the Obituaries and Homily preached at their funeral Masses. In some cases we also give an account of the funeral rites.

To read earlier Obituaries (2005 – 2008) click here.

To read Obituaries Oct 2008 – Aug 2009 click here.

 

Br Tom Fitzgerald SMA – Obituary

“Schools, churches, dispensaries, Ago Ireti Leprosarium… some of the many structures you built with skill and mastery both of the local customs, geographical condition...

Br Tom Fitzgerald SMA – funeral homily

Brother Tom Fitzgerald SMA was laid to rest in the SMA Community cemetery adjacent to St Joseph’s SMA Church, Wilton, Cork on Saturday, 3 February...

Brother Tom Fitzgerald SMA

The Society of African Missions is mourning the death of its most senior Brother, Br Tom Fitzgerald SMA. He was in his 100th...
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Funeral ceremonies and homily for the late Fr John Travers SMA

"Many people shared stories of extraordinary acts of kindness which Fr Travers had done for them. It was heartening to hear such stories, some...

Fr John Travers SMA

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Fr John TRAVERS SMA. Fr John, a native of Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, spent the...

Fr Frank Meehan SMA – Obituary

The death of Fr Frank Meehan SMA took place at Marymount Hospice, Cork at 11.15am on Friday, 18 August 2017. Fr Frank had been...

Fr Frank Meehan SMA – funeral homily

Fr Malachy Flanagan, SMA Vice Provincial Superior, was the Principal celebrant and homilist at the Funeral Mass for Fr Frank Meehan at St Michael’s...

Fr Frank Meehan SMA (RIP)

The death took place at 11.15am, Saturday, 18 August 2017, of Fr Francis (Frank) Meehan SMA. Fr Frank died in the Marymount Hospice, Cork...