Fr Cornelius O’Leary SMA

The death took place at 6pm on Sunday, 26 August 2018, of Fr Cornelius (Con) O’Leary SMA. Fr Con died peacefully at the Marymount University Hospital and Hospice, Bishopstown, Cork. His nephew, Gerry O’Leary and Fr Eddie O’Connor, SMA, were with him when he passed away.

From Keimaneigh, Ballingeary, Co Cork, Fr Con ministered in the Archdiocese of Lagos (Nigeria), Archdiocese of Boston (USA) and served in the Main Office Treasury, African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork. He celebrated his 88th birthday on 18 August last. He was the last surviving member of his family, predeceased by his sisters Kitty and Maggie (O’Callaghan) and his brothers, Timothy, Paddy, John, Jim, Batt and Danny.  

Funeral arrangements:

Reposing at the SMA House, African Missions, Blackrock Road.

7pm, Tuesday, 28 August: Funeral Prayers followed by removal to St Joseph’s SMA Church, Wilton, Cork.

12 noon, Wednesday, 29 August: Concelebrated Funeral Mass followed by burial in adjoining SMA community cemetery.

To view the ceremonies at St Joseph’s Church, Wilton on Tuesday evening (approx. 7.45pm) and the Funeral Mass at 12 noon on Wednesday click here.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.