Fr James Fegan SMA [RIP]

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The death has taken place, after a short illness, of Fr James Fegan SMA. Fr Fegan died peacefully at the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, on Monday morning, 9 November 2020. Fr Anthony Kelly SMA was with him when he died.

Jim Fegan was the eldest child of James and Ellen [née Sloan] of Burren, Warrenpoint, Co Down, born on 20 July 1948 in Downpatrick Hospital, Co Down. He is predeceased by his parents and three of his brothers, Eugene, Anthony, and Frank, sisters-in-law Deirdre and Joyce, brother-in-law Mike, and his nephew baby Seán.

Fr James is deeply regretted by his sisters Collette Rafferty, Rosemary Ridler and Eileen Cywinski, brothers John, Noel, Gerard, Martin, Gabriel and Thomas, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, his aunts Vera Fegan and Bridie Sloan, uncles Jimmy Sloan and Johnny Quinn, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, relatives, friends, the people of Ndola Diocese (Zambia), Menevia diocese (Wales), Sunyani Diocese (Ghana), and his confreres in the Society of African Missions.

In line with government guidelines, the funeral will be strictly private.

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May he rest in peace.


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