Philip Callery Dunlavin

Philip Callery, Dunlavin, Co. Wickow, formerly of Dublin, passed away peacefully after a sudden illness in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Predeceased by his brothers Michael and John. Beloved husband of Helen and loving father of Sarah, Rosa, Michael and Catherine. Sadly missed by his son in law Derek, Sarah’s partner Stephen, and adored by his grandsons, Darcy, Reuben and Hugo. Deeply missed by his brother, sisters-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and friends.

Phil leaves a long-lasting legacy of a lifetime dedicated to Traditional Irish music and song, and will be greatly missed by that community which he loved. In particular his Voice Squad clann Fran McPhail and Gerry Cullen. His passing will be greatly felt by all the people and pupils he shared his love of music and song with. Grá mór.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

Reposing at Saint Nicholas of Myra RC Church, Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow on Thursday, 2nd June, from 7pm. Removal to his daughter Rosa’s home, D12P9Y1, on Friday, Reposing from 4 pm to 8 pm. The funeral mass will take place om Saturday 4th of June in Oblates of Mary immaculate, Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore, Dublin at 1.15 pm, followed be cremation service in Mount Jerome Crematorium Garden Chapel at 3 pm. No flowers please but donations to Chernobyl Children’s Fund in lieu if desired.

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Date of Death: Tuesday 31st May 2022

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