(Retired Dept of Agriculture). Formerly of Drumlion, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Roscommon. Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Rosaleen (née Kenny), adored father of Mark & Catherine & much loved brother of Adrian, Annette (Cooke) & the late Noel (Martin). Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife, son, daughter, son-in-law John, daughter-in-law Máire, grandchildren John, Evan, Dara, Grace, Cian & Aoibhe, brother, sister, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives & friends.
Rest in peace.
Des’ funeral will be celebrated in accordance with government guidelines. Reposing at Sweeney’s Funeral Home from 5.30pm to 7.30pm on Monday. Removal on Tuesday morning at 9.30 to St.’s Mary & Peter’s Church arriving for Requiem Mass at 10 o’clock. Those who cannot attend are welcome to join via the parish webcam www.arklowparish.ie/webcam/.
Funeral afterwards to St. Gabriel’s Cemetery, walking via the Wexford Road.
Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to www.wicklowhospice.ie.
Date of Death: Sunday 3rd October 2021