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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.

 

Fr Leo Silke SMA – Funeral homily

Fr Leo Silke, the oldest member of the Irish Province, passed, unexpectedly, to his eternal reward on the evening of Friday, 16 April...

Fr Leo Silke SMA, RIP

Funeral Mass for Fr Leo Silke SMA will take place at 12 noon on Monday, 19 April. Due to government restrictions it is strictly...

Fr Don Burke SMA – Funeral Homily

Homily at the Funeral Service for the late Fr Daniel (Don) Burke SMA Good Friday, 2 April 2021 – St Joseph’s SMA Church, Wilton, Cork Fr...

Fr Michael Boyle SMA [RIP] – Funeral homily

Fr Michael Boyle SMA, the oldest member of the Irish Province, passed peacefully to his eternal reward on Ash Wednesday morning in St Joseph’s...

SMA NOVEMBER MEMORIAL EVENTS PLAYBACK

This year due to Coronavirus restrictions the SMA was unable to observe its traditional November remembrance of the dead in our Parishes and Houses. ...

Fr James Fegan SMA [RIP]

Click on this Weblink to join the funeral ceremonies for the late Fr James Fegan SMA. The death has taken place, after a short illness, of...

Fr James Hickey SMA [RIP]

Fr James Hickey SMA will be laid to rest on Friday, 11 September 2020, alongside his parents and other family members in Glasnevin...

Fr John Quinlan SMA – Obituary

Fr John Quinlan passed to his eternal reward on 16 July 2020, at the St Theresa’s Nursing Unit, African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork. He...