Friday, May 26, 2023

Gerard Patrick (Gerry) O’Brien, Blackbog Road, Carlow and formerly of Mountrath and Aherlow passed away peacefully on Thursday 25 May at Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny surrounded by his loving family and in the tender care of the doctors, nurses and staff of the CCU.

Gerry was the dearly loved and best friend of Mary (Donohue), cherished dad of Ornat, Eimear, Róisín and Máiréad, and adored granddad of Aisling, Finn, Isobel, Laoise, Sinéad, Conn, Niamh, Aoife, Jimmy and Tadhg.

Gerry will be sadly missed by his sisters Terry, Breda and Ita, sons-in-law, PJ, Jim and Joe, brothers-in-law, extended family and friends.

He was predeceased by his brothers John and baby Anthony, his sisters Angela, Anne and nephew Lorcan.

Reposing in R. Healy & Son Funeral Home, Pollerton Castle on Saturday 27 May from 3pm to 5pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday 28 May at 1pm in Saint Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen followed by a private cremation.

House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Saint Vincent de Paul.

Funeral Mass can be viewed on St Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen, online streaming service on

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