The family of the late Bronagh O’ Connor R.I.P., wish to express our heartfelt thanks for all the love, help, generosity and support we received following the death of a much loved wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother.
We appreciate and thank all those who called at the home, telephoned, sent Mass cards, sympathy cards, offered up prayers, sent personal letters, messages, floral tributes, paid tribute on social media, brought gifts, or helped support us in any way.
Thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of Antrim Area Hospital for the care and empathy given to Bronagh during her short illness and to Dr. Niamh Monaghan, Maghera Medical Centre for her exceptional medical care, thoughtfulness and attention shown.
Gratitude to the Marie Curie Nurses, N. Ireland Hospice and Macmillan Cancer Centre for their unwavering guidance and support.
Thank you to the numerous relatives, neighbours, friends, and wider community who lined the route of the funeral cortege to pay their respects, to Maghera Strollers FC and Watty Graham’s Glen Ladies who formed guards of honours and to those who attended the Requiem Mass or joined us via the church webcam. This provided immense comfort to us as a family-thank you.
We thank Fr. Paddy Doherty for his pastoral care and visits to Bronagh and for the beautiful, welcoming and poignant Requiem Mass.
Special thanks to Hannah Ferguson for her beautiful singing and euphonious voice, the Church sacristan Sally Mc Keown for setting up and preparing the church and the gravediggers who duly prepared Bronagh’s resting place.
We would like to extend our appreciation to J.A. Gormley, Funeral Directors, Maghera for their professional advice, efficient, compassionate and sensitive handling of all funeral arrangements.
We hope this acknowledgment will be accepted by all as it would be impossible to express our appreciation individually.
The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered for your intentions.
Bronagh’s Months Mind Mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Church, Glen at 7.30pm on Friday 15th October 2021.
O’CONNOR (née O’Doherty) Bronagh died on 17th September 2021, peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Late of 24 Tamney Crescent, Maghera, BT46 5AQ.
Loving wife of Brendan (Ting) and devoted mother of Ciara, Terri McCallan and Brendan, and beloved sister of Corina McElhennon, Dolores Lacey, Deirdre McGuigan, Germaine Hunter and the late Sean.
Funeral cortége from her home 24 Tamney Crescent, BT46 5AQ on Sunday 19th Sept at 10.20am for 11am Requiem Mass in St Patrick’s Church, Glen. Interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on her soul.
Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of Northern Ireland Hospice or Marie Currie c/o of the family.
Deeply regretted by sorrowing husband, daughters, son, grandchildren Saoirse, Conlaodh, Caoimhin, Aoife, Caoimhe and Clodagh, son in law Pearse, daughter in law Monique, nephews, nieces and wider family circle.
Requiem Mass numbers will be limited within the Church in line with social distancing restrictions.
Enquiries: J A Gormley Funeral Directors
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