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The death has occurred of

Joe O’ Connor, CPL

Marion Road, Templemore, Co. Tipperary, 1st of July 2022, peacefully after an illness very bravely borne, much beloved Granddad of the late Joshua.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Ellen, Daughter Jennifer, son Liam, daughter in law Edel, son in law Lorcan, grandsons Shane and Jack, brothers, sisters, sisters in law, aunt in law, uncle in law, nephews, nieces and a large circle of friends.

May Joe’s gentle soul rest in peace.

Reposing in Grey’s Funeral Home Templemore this Monday Evening from 5 pm to 7 pm. Requiem Mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart Templemore on Tuesday at 12 noon. Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery afterwards.

House private please.

Joe’s requiem mass may be viewed by clicking here

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  1. Buddy Guerin

    Sincere condolences to all of Joe’s family on Joe’s passing. RIP Joe. Buddy Nora Guerin and family.

  2. Freddie Marian Cullen

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen Liam and Jennifer and all his family on this sad time. RIP Joe.

  3. Pat and Ber Dunne Talavara.

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam and extended O’Connor family on the sad passing of Joe.
    May his soul rest in peace

  4. Maria O Flaherty

    My sincere condolences to Ellen and all Joes’s family. RIP Joe. Maria O Flaherty

  5. Dominic Wixted Jnr

    Deepest sympathies to Ellen,Jennifer Liam and extended family on Joe’s passing. May He Rest In Peace!

  6. BoM, Staff & pupils of St Joseph's Primary School Templemore

    We wish to extend our sincere sympathies to Ellen, Jenny, Lorcan, Shane, Liam and to all who love and mourn the loss of Joe. We are comforted in the knowledge that Joe and Joshua have now reunited in heaven. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Í leaba na Naomh go raibh sé.

  7. Ml n claire webster, loughmore

    Deepest sympathy ellen n family on joe’s passing – may he rest in eternal peace

  8. Kevin and Rose Reilly

    Sincere condolences to all the family Joe was true gentleman May he rest in peace
    Kevin and Rose Reilly

  9. Seamus & Frances Ryan. Railway View Templemore

    Sincere condolences to Ellen, Jennifer,Liam and families. Brothers and sisters and extended families. May Joe rest in peace 🙏

  10. Mary Dockrey Stapleton Richmond

    My deepest sympathy to Ellen and family on the sad passing of Joe May his gentle soul Rest In Peace Amen

  11. Pat and Trena Brett

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer,Lorcan, Shane, Liam and all his family on the sad passing of Joe, May he rest in peace .

  12. Conor & Geraldine Maher Featherbed Lane

    Condolences to all of Joe’s family. May Joe Rest in Peace

  13. Kathleen & Michael Heffernan

    Sincere condolences to the O,Connor family on the death of Joe. R.I.P

  14. Seanie and biddy Gleeson loughmore

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen and family on the passing of Joe may his gentle soul rest in peace

  15. Philip & Bernie Ryan.

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen,Jennifer, &Liam and all the O’connor on the death of Joe. Joe was a great sportsman to all the clubs in Templemore and will be sadly missed by all. RIP.

  16. Roger Eckstrand, Lorraine Reilly & family.

    Heartfelt condolences to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam & extended family. Joe was a great character who adored his family. Surely Josh & Joe’s laughter rings out in heaven today. May he rest in peace.

  17. BSM Stan Hurley 12th Bn

    My sincere condolences to the O Connor family from myself and all of us in the 12th Bn who had the privilege to serve with Joe all over the country. He was a gentleman may he rest in peace. BSM Stan Hurley 12th Bn.

  18. Kennedy

    Deepest Sympathies to Eileen Jennifer Liam brothers and sisters and all his family rest inpeace Joe with little Joshua 💙 🙏🏻 Kennedy Family

  19. Teresa Kennedy andFamily

    Deepest Sympathies to Eileen Jennifer Liam brothers and sisters and all his family rest inpeace Joe with little Joshua 💙 🙏🏻 Kennedy Family

  20. Johnny Hackett

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jenny, Liam and their Families on the sad
    passing of Joe. May he Rest in Peace. Johnny &Roisin Hackett, Templemore.

  21. Martin & Sarah Jane Burke.

    RIP Joe condolences to Ellen and the family.

  22. Claire McBride

    Deepest sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam and the extended O Connor Family on the sad passing of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  23. Jackie Cahill T D

    Sincere sympathy to the O’Connor family on the sad passing of Joe. May his gentle soul rest in peace

  24. Christene OBrien & Colin OToole

    Deepest sympathies to Ellen, Jenny & Liam and all extended family members on the sad passing of Joe. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad and difficult time. May his soul rest in peace.

  25. Tom&ann kenny te.plemore

    Sincere sympathy to ellen &jennifer &liam and the extended o’connor family on joes sad death—–way toosoon

  26. Michael and Caroline Fogarty

    Our deepest sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam and extended family and friends on the passing of Joe. May his gentle soul Rest In Peace.

  27. Tina Bennett

    Sincerely condolences to all Joe’s family and friends. May he rest in peace

    Tina and Chris

  28. Pat Corbett .Bohernanave Thurles.

    Sincere sympathy to all the O’Connor family on the sad passing of joe.
    RIP JOE.

  29. John and Margaret Mullally. Mullallys Menswear. Templemore.

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen and family. Rest in peace Joe.

  30. Jim and Eileen Laffan

    Our deepest sympathy to Ellen and family on the sad passing of Joe May his gentle soul Rest In Peace
    Jim&Eileen

  31. Sara (Leahy) & Kieran Hearne

    So saddened to hear of the passing of Joe. My deepest condolences to Ellen and family. I enjoyed many a game of golf with Joe where there was good banter between him and my Dad, PJ. Rest in peace Joe x

  32. Mervyn and Tara Bradish Park Road

    Sincere sympathy to the O’Connor family on the sad passing of Joe. May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.

  33. Aggie and Jim Tobin

    Deepest sympathy to Ellen Jennifer and Liam on the death of your beloved husband and father Joe, he was a great club man and a
    character he will be missed by all who knew him. May his gentle soul RIP

  34. John & Tanya Maher

    Sincere condolences to Ellen & Family , extended family & friends on the passing of Joe , may he rest in peace.
    Our prayers & thoughts are with you all at this sad time

  35. Josie and Seamus Moloney Barnane

    Deepest sympathy Ellen and families.Rest in peace Joe

  36. Peter Lanigan & Family, Thurles

    Deepest Sympathies to the O’Connor Family on the death of Joe. Great memories of Joe when he served with 3rd FAR in Templemore.

  37. Mick O Boyle

    Ellen and family
    Deeply saddened to learn of Joe’s passing
    Mick O Boyle

  38. Margaret Heeney

    Condolences to all the Family. Rest in Peace Joe.

  39. Mary Lou Carroll

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer,Liam and all the family. May Joe rest in peace.

  40. Breda farrelly

    Condolences on joes passing to all members of the o Connor family rip

  41. Seamus and Marie Power, Thurles

    Thinking of you Ellen and family at this sad time, fond memories of Joe with Dad

  42. Kathleen maher thurles

    My sympathies to Ellen,Jenny and Liam on the passing of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  43. Michael Lowry TD

    I extend my sincere sympathy to the O’Connor family and to all who mourn the passing of Joe.

    May his soul rest in eternal peace.

  44. Caitríona Connolly Richmond

    Ellen, my sincere sympathies to you and your family on the sad loss of your dear husband Joe; so sorry for your loss. May Joe now rest in peace.

  45. Sadie Eid

    Condolences to Ellen Jennifer and Liam on your loss of husband father and grandfather. Rest in peace Joe.

  46. Ann McBride & Colm Fogarty

    Deepest sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer & Liam & all the O’Connor family on the sad passing of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  47. Anto & Geraldine Maher

    Sincere sympathies to Ellen,Jennifer Liam and extended family and his friends on Joe’s passing. May He Rest In Peace!

  48. Rody cawley

    Sincere sympathy to ellen and all o.connor family on joes sad passing rip joe

  49. Ken OBrien

    On behalf of the Chairman and Members of IUNVA Post 6, Limerick, sincere condolences to Joe’s family at this time.
    Rest easy Soldier, your duty is done. See you down the road.

  50. Monica Kennedy Phelan

    I’m so sorry Ellen to hear of the passing of your much loved husband Joe. May I express my deepest sympathy to you Ellen and all your family. May Joe rest in eternal peace with your grandson Joshua and all your deceased relatives.

  51. Padraig & Ann Moloney Templemore

    Deepest sympathy to the O Connor family on the passing of Joe…May he rest in Peace..

  52. Seamus, Hannah, Thomas, Joanne, Cathal O’ Farrell

    Heartfelt sympathies to Ellen, Jenny, Liam and extended family on the passing of Joe. He was always in good humour and had a word for everybody. Great memories will live on with us forever. RIP

  53. Jim Russell ballyduag

    Sincere sympathy to all on the passing of joe. May he rest in peace.

  54. Tim Mary Shanahan Clonakenny

    Sincere sympathy to Joe s family ,met him daily on our walks in templemore park , may he rest in peace

  55. Tony Bernie

    Sincere condolences to Joe’s family on this sad time RIP Tony Bernie

  56. Tony Bernie

    Sincere condolences to Joe’s family on Joe’s sad passing RIP

  57. Damian & Rachel Johnston, Richmond

    Deepest sympathies to Ellen, Jennifer,Liam and extended family on the sad passing of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  58. Neasa Cody, Roscrea.

    Sincere sympathy to the O’Connor family on the passing Joe.
    A very obliging gentleman.
    May he Rest in Peace
    Neasa Cody ex AIB

  59. Agnes Quinn

    My deepest sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam and the extended family on the passing of Joe. Rest in Peace Joe.

  60. Seamus and Michelle Heaney (Turner) Thurles

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Liam and Jennifer and families on the passing of Joe. A lovely man full of fun and kindness.

  61. Joseph Morrissey

    My deepest condolences to all the O’ Connor family on the very sad passing of Joe.. a true gentleman.. May he rest in peace..

  62. Angela Colmán and family, Dublin

    So very sorry to hear the sad news of Joe’s passing. Thinking of you Ellen, Jenny, Liam and extended family.

  63. Melville & Kathleen McBride

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer & Liam on the very sad passing of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  64. Kathleen Stapleton

    Deepest condolences Jennifer and to all your family. RIP

  65. Frances and Tom Stapleton

    Sincere sympathies to Ellen and all of Joe’s family. Joe it was a pleasure to work with you, rest in peace.

    Frances and Tom Stapleton

  66. Noeleen Moran

    Sincere condolences to all the O’connor family on the sad passing of Joe.
    Noeleen and Mike Moran, Hilltop, Limerick

  67. Siobhan

    Sincere sympathies on the passing of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  68. Joe and Patsy Barry. Limerick

    Condolences to the O’Connor family on the sad passing of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  69. Michael and Margaret Healy Loughmore

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam, and extended O’Connor families on the sad passing of Joe. He was a great character and a gentleman. May Joe rest in peace .

  70. Liam Daly, Cloughjordan

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen and all the family on the very sad passing of Joe. Rest in Eternal Peace Joe.

  71. John & Eileen Ryan Ballymoreen, Littleton.

    Sincere Sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam & their families & extended O”Connor families on the passing of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  72. Maeve &Diarmuid Jones

    Sincere condolences to all of Joe’s family on his passing,may he rest in peace.

  73. Sean Foley CQMS

    From: Sean Foley CQMS (RETD.) Nenagh. I offer My Sincere Sympathy to Joe’s Beloved Wife, Ellen, Daughter Jennifer, and Son Liam and all other Members of The O’Connor Family and Other Relatives. I knew Joe as an Excellent NCO in The Defence Forces in 12th Infantry Battalion, Sarsfield Barracks, Limerick and he spent some time at Military Barracks, Nenagh as a Training NCO before moving on to 3 FAR at Templemore. He was studious in All his Training Techniques and had a great rapport with other Staff and Members of The FCA. Ar Dheis De go raibh a Anam Dilis.

  74. Bertie Keane

    Sincere sympathy to the O Connor family on the sad passing of Joe ,may he rest in peace

  75. Tom , Margie,Colin,Laura & Gary Houlihan

    Sympathy to Ellen and family on sad death of Joe who I had the pleasure of working with in Bank St . Joe was a most decent and honourable man who was so helpful to my family when we lived over the bank .
    Rest in peace Joe

  76. Trish O Brien and family

    Deepest sympathy to Ellen and family on sad passing of Joe RIP
    Always had time for a chat

  77. Richard and Mary Higgins, Caherlistrane, Galway

    Sincere sympathies to Ellen, Liam and Edel, Jennifer and Lorcan and all Joe’s relatives and friends on Joe’s untimely passing. May he rest in peace

  78. Brendan and Mary Collins. Drom.

    Deepest sympathy to Ellen , Jennifer, Liam and all the O Connor family on the sad passing of Joe. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at sad time. R.I.P. Joe.

  79. Bernie Hall

    Deepest sympathy to Ellen and family on the sad passing of Joe. May he rest in peace. Bernie Hall ex AIB

  80. Peter and Sally McEnroe

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam and the O’Connor family on the sad passing of Joe.

  81. Dessie and Maureen Hennessy

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam and all the family. May Joe rest in peace.

  82. Keith - Medtronic

    My sincere condolences to the O’Connor family at this sad time.

  83. Siobhán Kiely, Drom, Templemore

    My deepest sympathies to Ellen, Jenny, Liam and the extended O’Connor family on the passing of Joe. May Joe rest in peace

  84. Michael & Lily O'Brien

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jenny, Liam and extended family on the death of Joe. May his soul rest in peace.

  85. John & Angela Galvin

    Sincere sympathy to the O’Connor Family on the untimely death of Joe. We have great memories of his many contributions to life in the community, especially in Templemore Golf Club. May he rest in Peace.

  86. Jim and Cáit Quaid and family, Barnane, Templemore..

    Our deepest sympathies to Ellen, Jenny, Liam, Lorcan, Edel, babies Shane and Jack and to all of Joe and Ellen’s extended families at this very sad time. Joe was a lovely gentleman, may he rest in peace now with Joshua 🙏.

  87. John Heeney Thurles

    Deepest sympathy to the O ‘Connor family on the passing of Joe . May he rest in peace

  88. Michael and josie whelan

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen and the O’connor family on the sad passing of Joe may he rest in peace

  89. Sharon Quinn and Fionn

    My deepest condolences Ellen and all the family. Joe will be missed by so many. Rest in peace

  90. Management and staff Mulrooney Oil Company

    Sincere sympathy to the O Connor family on the sad passing of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  91. Imelda&Kevin Sheehan

    Deepest sympathies to Ellen Jenny Liam and all the family on Joe’s sad passing. He was a gentleman and great neighbour… Imelda&Kevin Sheehan

  92. HEnry Young Templemore.

    Very Deepest Sympathy To His Wife Ellen, Daughter Jennifer ,Son,Liam The O’connor And Maher Families On The Untimely Passing Of Joe.May He Now Rest In Peace And May Heaven Be His Eternal Home IN The Presence Of His Creator ALMIGHTY GOD..

  93. Joe & Rita Kiely Templemore

    Sincere sympathies to Ellen,Jennifer Liam and extended family and his friends on Joe’s passing. May He Rest In Peace!

  94. Tony & Stasia Curtin

    May Joe Rest In Peace. Sympathy to all of his family.

    Tony & Stasia Curtin
    Carnahalla
    Cappawhite.

  95. Brige Moran & John Martin (Carbury)

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jenny, Liam, Lorcan, Edel, Shane and Jack and all of Joe’s extended family on the sad passing of Joe. May he Rest in Peace.

  96. Michael & Caroline O’Connor

    Our sincere condolences to The O’Connor family in Limerick and Tipperary R.I.P Joseph

  97. Oliver and Marie Houlihan

    Our deepest sympathy to all the family, Joe was a true gentleman, may his soul rest in eternal peace

  98. Pat & Alice Guerins

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen,Jennifer & liam and all extended family on the sad passing of joe,our thoughts and prayers are with u all at this sad time Rest in peace Joe

  99. Alice and Martina Cooney Littleton

    Deepest condolences to Ellen and the family on the sad passing of Joe. May he RIP

  100. Francyne McDevitt Templemore

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen and family on the passing of Joe. May he rip. Francyne McDevitt Templemore

  101. Teresa Devaney and family Park Road

    Deepest and Sincere Sympathy to Ellen Jennifer Liam and extended O’Conner family on the sad passing of Joe.
    My thoughts and prayers with you at this sad and difficult time
    May Joe’s gentle soul rest in peace

  102. Donal Golden

    Sincere sympathy to the O’Connor family on their great loss. May Joes gentle soul rest in peace. Golf club will not be the same without you

  103. Mick & Kitty Carey Upperchurch

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen and family. May Joe rest in peace.

  104. Margaret Maher

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen & family on the death of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  105. Martin and Marian O Brien

    Rest in peace Joe. Condolences to all the family.

  106. Catriona Fogarty Cloone

    Sincere sympathies to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam and the extended O Connor family at this time.

  107. Liz Walsh

    Sincere condolences, Liz Walsh, Clonmore, Templemore

  108. Clare Burke

    Ellen and Family sincere condolences on Joe’s passing may his gently soul Rest In peace 🙏

  109. Eleanor Birmingham

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam and extended O’Connor family on the sad passing of Joe.
    May his soul rest in peace

  110. Martin and una Fogarty templemore

    Sincere condolences to Ellen, Jenny and liam on the sad passing of joe. Sympathies also to his grandchildren and extended o connor family.
    Rest in peace joe.

  111. Seamie and Sheila and Amy Cahill Collegehill

    Sincere sympathy to the O Connor family on the death of Joe May he rest in peace

  112. Pat and Catherine Looby

    Sincere sympathy Ellen and family on your great loss.May Joe rest in peace

  113. Teresa Moloney McNicholas, Roscrea

    Deepest sympathy to Ellen and family.

  114. Rose & Rosie Younge, The Ragg.

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen. Jennifer . Liam & families on the sad loss of Joe..a gentleman. May he rest in peace.

  115. Johnny Kenehan Moyne Road Upper Thurles

    Deepest sympathy to Ellen & family on the sad passing of Joe. Always a pleasure to meet. Shared some great times together serving in the 3rd F.A.R. May Joe rest in peace.

  116. Dermot and Olive Reilly

    Sincere condolences to Ellen, Jenny, Liam and extended family in Joe’s sad passing.

  117. Brenda

    we are here in Italy but we are close to you with our hearts ♥️♥️♥️

  118. Fr Jim O' Connor, Cashel

    My deepest sympathy and prayers to Joe’s wife Ellen and to all his family. I got to know Joe five years ago on the golf course in Templemore after returning from America. His presence on the golf course will be hugely missed. May God bless and comfort you at this time.

  119. Charlie Pam & Ivor Wallace.

    Sincere sympathy to the O’Connor family on the sad passing of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  120. Phyllis Tuohy and family

    RIP Joe it was a.pleasure to know you always had a smile condolences to Ellen Jenny Liam and all his family you are all in my thoughts and prayers 🙏 ❤ Phyllis Tuohy and family

  121. Liam, Rita and all in Templemore Killea Community Employment Scheme

    Deepest condolences to Ellen, Jennifer, Liam and to the extended family on the sad passing of Joe. Joe played such a big part on our CE Scheme. He was always ready to help and we are certainly going to miss his weekly visit when we had the banter and the craic. Joe has left big boots to be filled. May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.

  122. Johnny and Carol Roscrea.

    Deepest sympathy to Ellen and family on the sad loss of Joe. May he rest in peace.

  123. Siobhan Harrahill (AIB staff)

    Sincere sympathy to Ellen Jennifer and Liam on the passing of Joe. Joe was always very helpful and obliging. Rest in Peace

  124. brendan and anne mcnamara

    knocka, drom, templemore
    our sincere condolances to ellen and all of family on the sad passing of Joe may he rest in peace

  125. Sean Minogue Nenagh

    Sincere sympathy to the O’Connor family on the sad passing of Joe. I often had the pleasure of playing with Joe on the Pitch and Putt course. He was a gentleman on and off the course. RIP.

  126. Michael & Sue Maher & family

    Deepest sympathy to Ellen, Jenny, Liam & family. Joe was a gentleman & a fantastic neighbour for a lifetime. May he rest in peace 🙏 Michael Maher (formerly 21 Marian Road)

  127. Lorraine Treacy

    Sincere condolences to Ellen and family on your loss. My thoughts are with you.

  128. Cynthia Howard née Cullen

    My deepest sympathies to Ellen Jennifer and Liam and all his family on the passing of Joe. May he Rest In Peace