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 Jimmy O'Connell SMA

Fr James O’Connell SMA

Fr James O'Connell SMA04 August 2009 Fr James (Jimmy) O'Connell SMA passed away peacefully in his sleep at 1.10 a.m. on the morning of...
Fr John Hannon SMA 1939-2004

Fr John Hannon SMA

Funeral The funeral of Fr Hannon took place on Friday 3 December at St Barnabas' Church, Matasia. More than 3,000 people - bishops, priests,...

Obituaries 2005-2008

Deceased members of the Irish Province of the Society of African MissionsEach member of the Society of African Missions makes his own contribution to...