Death Notices

Fr. Bernard (Berney) Shaughnessy

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Coolarne and late of, Tuam, Galway

Fr, Berney, (suddenly) at his residence. Predeceased by his parents Bernard and Elizabeth, sisters Cepta Casserly and Carmel Griffin, his nephews Lee Madden, Jonathan and Karl Shaughnessy and his brothers-in-law Jim Casserly and John White. Sadly missed by his brothers Paddy, Tommy, John, Fred and Ger, sisters Kay, Helen, Colette, Rita, Patricia and Maria, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, Archbishop Francis Duffy, retired Archbishop Michael Neary, the priests of the Archdiocese of Tuam and his wonderful neighbours and friends in Coolarne.


Fr. Berney will be reposing at Cuan Mhuire Church, Coolarne (H65YW98) on Thursday evening from 5.00 p.m until 7.00 p.m. Reposing at Grogan’s Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Tuam (H54Y677) on Friday evening from 6.00 p.m. Removal at 8.00 p.m to the Cathedral of the Assumption. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 2.30 p.m. Funeral afterwards to Tuam Cemetery.


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The Shaughnessy family appreciate your respect, support and understanding at this time. Those who would like to leave a message of condolence may do so on the CONDOLENCE section below.


Rest In Peace

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  1. Condolences to the Shaughnessy family on the sad passing of Fr.Bernard.
    May his gentle soul rest in peace