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O’CONNELL, Patrick Joseph (P.J.)

O’CONNELL, Patrick Joseph (P.J.) – Abbey lane, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, peacefully, at his residence surrounded by his caring family. Pre-deceased by his brother Liam; sisters Sal and Celine.

P.J will be forever remembered by his wife Deirdre; sons Paul, Liam, Pádraic and Feargal; daughters-in-law Erna, Sharon, Maaike and Liesl; much loved by his grandchildren Tasha, Maya, Peter, Joe, Katie, Niamh, Aoife, Caolan, Molly and Finn. He will be sadly missed by his brother Frank; sisters-in-law Breda and Joan; brothers-in-law Tom and Brian.

Reposing at his late residence on Monday from 2 pm to 4 pm. House private at all other times. Removal from this late residence on Tuesday at 11.30 am to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon, with interment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery. The Mass shall be streamed live on St. Patrick’s page on


Donations in lieu of flowers to the Northwest Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, c/o Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon or any family member.

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