Fr Maurice [Mossie] Kelleher SMA, RIP

Fr Maurice Kelleher SMA , late of SMA House, Wilton, Cork, died peacefully in the St Theresa’s Nursing Unit, SMA House, Blackrock Road on Wednesday afternoon, 10 August 2022. He was in his 85th year. He was predeceased by his parents Tim and Rita [neé Manning], sisters Margaret Kelleher and Maura Murphy and his brother Ray.

Popularly known as Fr Mossie, he is deeply regretted by his sisters Phyllis [Sweeney] and Carmel [Stone], his brothers Denis and Barry, sisters-in-law Jackie Kelleher and Attracta Kelleher and his brother-in-law Fred Stone, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, other relatives, friends, the people of the Archdiocese of Ibadan, Nigeria, and his confreres in the Society of African Missions.

Reposing in St Joseph’s SMA Church, Wilton, Cork, T12 E436, from 10.45am – 11.45am on Friday, 12 August. Funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by burial in the community cemetery.

The Funeral Mass can be viewed on

Due to Covid, those attending the funeral are respectfully asked to adhere to all social distancing and sanitising guidelines, wear a face covering and avoid shaking hands.

Requiescat in Pace.

Full Obituary in due course.

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