Death Notices

John Reck

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McBride Ave., Mervue, Galway, H91 YY2D

19th April 2024, peacefully in the care of the staff of The Shannon Ward, UHG.

Pre-deceased by his brother Frank

Beloved husband of Emily and dearly loved father of Colette and Vincent

Sadly, missed by his loving family, his grandchildren Colin, and Sarah-Jane, son-in-law Tom Devaney, brother Mattie, sisters Alice, Mary, and Hillary, extended family, neighbours, and friends.


Reposing at his residence, 21 McBride Ave., Mervue, on Monday 22nd of April from 4.30pm until 7.30pm. Removal on Tuesday morning, 23rd April to the Holy Family Church, Mervue for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to Rahoon Cemetery.

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Book of Condolence: If you would like to leave a personal message of sympathy for the family, please find the online book of condolence below. Thank you for your thoughtfulness at this sad time.



May John’s kind and gentle soul Rest in Peace

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  1. Heartfelt condolences to Emily, Collette, Vincent and extended families 🥲 Johnny was a well loved character, always had a smile and word for everyone. May his gentle soul Rest In Eternal Peace 🙏🌹

  2. Condolences to Amy Collette Vincent Sarah Jane Colin and all the reck family at this sad time.
    Johnny was such a legend always there for the chat. We will miss you so much my friend great memories. Another angel around the thrown tonight
    From Irene and family