James (Joney) Hughes Knockenrahan, Arklow

Peacefully, at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Kay, adored father of James, Sharon & Elaina & much loved brother of Ciss, Peggy & the late Dinny, Benny, Ritchie & Mark. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife, son, daughters, sons-in-law Stephen & Lorcan, daughter-in-law Fiona, grandchildren Laoise, Shaun, Sophie, Katelyn, Scarlett, Thomas & Dylan, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives & friends.


Rest in Peace


In accordance with government guidelines, Joney’s funeral will be celebrated in private. Removal from Sweeney’s Funeral Home on Wednesday morning at 9.30am, driving to St. Joseph’s Church, Templerainey, arriving for Funeral Mass at 10am. Those who cannot attend are welcome to join via the church webcam

Cremation service at 12.45 in the Garden Chapel at Mount Jerome Crematorium & those who wish can join in the live-stream on


Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to www.arklowcancersupport.ie

House private, please.

Date of Death: Sunday 4th July 2021

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