John (Jack) O’Connor

John (Jack) O’Connor
Shannon Lodge, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly Tarbert, Co. Kerry.
January 9th 2021 (peacefully) surrounded by his loving family in the tender loving care of the Doctors, nurses and staff at St.Patrick’s Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon. Pre-deceased by his wife Bridie, baby Hugh, daughter Mary, and son-in-law Martin; Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving son Fr. Eamonn (Strokestown) daughters Una Gill (Ballintubber) and Jacqueline Woods (Galway), son-in-law Frank, grandchildren Katie, Sarah, Robert, Alice and Francesca, sister-in-law Teresa, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest In Peace

John’s funeral cortege will leave his residence on Saturday morning at 10.30 o’clock to arrive at St.Mary’s Church, Carrick-on-Shannon for Mass of Christian Burial at 11 o’clock with funeral afterwards to St.Mary’s Cemetery. Funeral Mass will be streamed live on the link below

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone dear to John and his family. John’s Funeral Mass and Burial will be restricted to family only. Those who would have liked to attend but are unable to due to current Covid 19 restrictions may like to leave a personal message to John’s Family in the Condolence section below.

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  1. Condolences to Fr Eamon and all the members of the O’Connor Family on the death of their Father John May he Rest in Peace God Bless fom Jack & Margaret Brennan

    • Went to st Itas with John. He Sang the moon behind the hill. Sincere sympathy to all the O Connor family
      May his gentle soul rest in peace


  2. Sincere sympathy to Jacqueline and the O Connor family on your father’s death. May he rest in peace. Frank and Mary Scollan Drumboy Mohill.

  3. Sincere sympathy to Fr. Eamon, Una, and Jacqueline and all the O’Connor family on the passing of your beloved Dad. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  4. Sincere sympathy to Fr Eamon, Jackie, Una and all the family who will feel the loss of a true gentleman John at this time. May he rest in peace with those so special to him gone 🙏 before him.

  5. Fr Eamon Una and Jackie deepest condolences to you and your families. Long years since Leitrim Village
    RIP Jack
    Seamus and Eileen Gibbons

  6. To Fr. Eamonn and the extended O’Connor family my deepest sympathies; May his gentle soul rest in peace. Anne Gray, Leitrim Village

  7. Fr Eamonn, I am sorry to hear of your Dads death. Sincere sympathy to you Una, Jackueline and all the O’Connor family. My mother always said that Jack was a gentleman to work for. Fond memories of Ballinfull and Lissadell.

  8. Sincere sympathy to you Fr Eamon, Una and Jacqueline on the passing of your dad John, a true gentleman
    Martin & Dolores Cunniffe

  9. TO : Fr Eamonn and to Una & Jacqueline and to all of his relatives and friends.
    Deepest sympathy on the death of Jack (RIP).
    Cllr Des Guckian, Dromod, Co Leitrim.

  10. Sincere sympathy to Jacqueline, Frankie & Family and to the extended O’ Connor Family
    on the sad passing of your Dad/Grandad.
    May his soul Rest in Peace.

  11. Fr Eamonn and All of the O’Connor Family Circle – sincerely thinking of you on the death of John (Jack). It is difficult to have to say goodbye to the second parent and I hope that you will all experience his love and joy at reuniting with Bridie, Hugh, Mary and Martin. God be with you in your moment of parting.
    Patsy and Anne Lee, Billis, Cavan

  12. Fr Eamonn & the O’Connor Family, Sincere sympathy on the death of Jack – thinking of you at this sad time. May he rest in peace.
    Ann (Shannonside)

  13. Sincere sympathy. A true Gentleman. He gave me a job when I needed to be around home. My mother was ill and needed a lot of care. May heaven be his bed. Monica Guckian.