Obituaries

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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.

 

Homily for the Funeral Mass Fr Vincent Glennon SMA – 28 June 2017

Fr Michael McCabe, SMA Provincial Leader, was the Principal Celebrant at the Funeral Mass for the late Fr Vincent Glennon SMA which took place...

Fr Vincent Glennon SMA – Obituary

Fr Vincent Glennon, an SMA missionary in Ghana since 1973, died peacefully in the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, on Sunday afternoon, 25 June 2017. Fr...

Funeral Arrangements – Rev Fr Vincent Glennon SMA – RIP

Rev. Fr. Vincent Glennon SMA died peacefully in the Bons Secours Hospital, Cork, on Sunday afternoon, 25 June 2017, on the 158th anniversary of...
Fr James Higgins SMA, MFR

Fr James Higgins SMA, MFR – Obituary

The death has taken place on Sunday, 3 April 2016, of Fr James Joseph Higgins SMA, MFR, at the SMA House, Blackrock Road, Cork. Fr...
Fr James Higgins SMA, MFR

Death of Fr James Higgins SMA, MFR

The death has taken place on Sunday, 3 April 2016, of Fr James Joseph Higgins SMA, MFR, at the SMA House, Blackrock Road, Cork. Fr...

Beth Ann Otting, SMA Lay missionary

Beth Ann Otting 4 February 1964 – 29 January 2016 On 29 January 2016, Beth Ann Otting, SMA Lay Missionary, lost her life trying to save...
Fr Tom Gorman SMA

Fr Tom Gorman – Funeral homily

Fr Tom Gorman died on Thursday, 4 February 2016. His concelebrated funeral Mass took place at St Joseph’s SMA Church, Wilton, Cork on Saturday,...
Fr Tom Gorman SMA

Death of Fr Tom Gorman SMA

Fr Tom Gorman passed to his eternal reward on Thursday, 4 February in St Theresa’s, SMA House, Blackrock Road, Cork, aged 93 years. Tom Gorman was...