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The death has occurred of

Derek O’ Brien

Main Street, Killenaule and formerly Richmond, Templemore, Co. Tipperary, 17th of August 2023, peacefully after a short illness very bravely borne.

Deeply regretted by his heartbroken wife Jacinta, mother Margaret, dad Richard, brother Richard, sister Alison, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

May Derek rest in peace.

Reposing in Grey’s Funeral Home Templemore this Sunday Evening from 5 pm to 8 pm. Removal from Grey’s Funeral Home on Monday Morning at 10 am for Cremation in Shannon Crematorium at 12 noon.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Tipperary Hospice or the Oak ward palliative care unit C/o Grey’s Funeral Home.

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  1. Linda O’Brien and Sean Ryan. Tenplemore

    Deepest sympathy to Derek’s wife and all the O’Brien family. May he rest in peace.

  2. Sandra & Ronnie Russell

    Deepest sympathy to Jacinta Margaret Richard Rickie Alison and all members of your family.

  3. Jerry & Sadie Ryan, Templetuohy.

    Nothing we can say will make the sadness easier to cope with, we simply wanted to let you know how sorry we are and that we are thinking of you. May Derek’ s soul rest in eternal peace.

  4. Lisa Devaney.

    Sad to hear of Derek’s passing.
    Sincere sympathy to Jacinta, Margaret, Richard, Alison, Ricky and the extended family.
    Rest in peace Derek.

  5. Marie&Oliver Houlihan

    Our deepest sympathy to all Derek’s family, may his soul rest in eternal peace

  6. Jock & Noelle, Main St. Killenaule

    Deepest sympathy’s to you Jacinta and your immediate family, your extended family in Templemore.
    Derek is now at ease, and may he Rest In Peace.

  7. Lucy and Michael connolly main st killenaule

    Sincere condolences to Jacinta and the extended O Brien family on the passing of Derek . May he rest in peace

  8. Mary and Paddy Kilroy and family

    Sincere condolences to his wife Jacinta, Mother Margaret ,Dickey, Alison, and Richard and all the family.

  9. The Birmingham Family

    Deepest sympathy to Jacinta Margaret and Dick and all the family on the death of Derek May his soul rest in peace

  10. Lucy Lee (Hanley)

    Sincere sympathy to Margaret and Richard, Derek’s Wife, Alison and Richard on your very sad loss. I remember Derek calling to Alice and Mick.when he was a little lad. May he rest in eternal peace.

  11. Eileen O Dwyer (Nee Purcell)

    Deepest Sympathy to all the O Brien family on their sad loss .
    May Derek rest in Peace

  12. Matt, Josephine, Matthew and Katelyn Barry

    Rest in peace Derek. Derek, his wife Jacinta, parents and the whole family are in our prayers at this very sad time. God bless you all.

  13. John & Bridgeen Mcloughney

    Deepest sympathy to all the family on the passing of Derek may his gentle soul rest in peace

  14. Don Marcella & Family

    Deepest Sympathy to Jacinta Margaret Richard Rickie Alison and all the extended family on the sad passing of Derek . Thinking of you all . Don Marcella & Family .

  15. Kathleen & Michael Heffernan

    Deepest sympathy to all the family on the passing of Derek.R.I.P

  16. Sandra O Dwyer, Clonmel.

    Thinking of you Alison and all the family at this very sad time. Derek was a wonderful friend, always happy and smiling. Sleep peacefully with the Angels my special friend I will miss you. 🌹😇Xx

  17. Hanora Cahill Connery

    Sincere sympathy to Derek’s wife, beloved Mam and Dad, Margaret and Richard and all the family and extended family on his death. May Derek rest in peace.

    From all the Cahills in Drom

  18. William and Pascal Burke

    Deepest sympathy to Jacinta and all Derek’s family on his sad passing, R.I.P.

  19. Derek Hanley and Family.

    Margaret and Dicky Sorry to hear of Dereks passing.

  20. Peter & Sally McEnroe

    Our sincerest sympathies during this difficult time to Derek’s wife Jacinta,parents Margaret & Richard,sister Allison brother Rickie and extended family.

  21. Aideen O Brien

    My heartfelt sympathies to Jacinta, margaret, Dickie, Allison, Ricky and extended family and friends. So sad to hear this news. May Derek Rest in Peace 💔💔

  22. Arthur & Sinéad Kelly, Park Road, Templemore.

    Sincere condolences to Derek’s wife Jacinta, his parents Dickie & Margaret, his sister Alison his brother Ricky & extended family.

  23. Suzanne & John Sweeney and family Trim

    Sincere condolences to Jacinta, Margaret, Dick, Alison and Rickie on the sad passing of Derek. May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.

  24. Catherine & PJ Bergin, Clonmore

    Deepest sympathy to Dereks wife, Jacinta, Mother Margaret, Dad Richard, Alison and Ricky and extended family. May his gentle soul RIP

  25. Carmel McLoughlin, St. Sheelan’s College

    My deepest sympathy to Derek’s wife, parents, Alison and Rickie on his untimely death.
    Go ndéana Dia trócaire ar a anam.

  26. Karla Webster & David Hoctor (Loughmore/Templemore)

    Our sincerest condolences to Dereks wife Jacinta, Dickie, Margaret, Ricky & Alison. Our thoughts are with you all 🌹

  27. Jim and mar Healy castleiney

    Sincere sympathy to Derek’s wife and all the O Brien family on the sad passing of Derek may his soul rest in peace

  28. Patricia Moloughney

    Dear Margaret, Richard, Alison, Rickie and all the family. I’m so very sorry to hear of this hard loss and wish you all courage and much love for the road ahead. May Derek rest in peace. XXX

  29. JACKIE CAHILL TD

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

  30. Claire McBride

    Deepest sympathy to Jacinta, Margaret, Dick, Alison, Ricky and extended O’Brien family on the passing of Derek. May he rest in peace.

  31. Buddy Guerin.

    Sincerest condolences to all of Derek’s family on his passing. Too young to be taken God rest his soul. Buddy,Nora Guerin and family.

  32. Nicky Doran

    Sincere condolences on the passing of Derek. Rip . Thinking of all his family at this sad time . Nicky and Paul Doran. Leixlip (Templemore)

  33. Eileen O'Brien Doherty Cashel

    My sincerest condolences Jacinta, to you and all Derek’s family and friends at this sad time for you all. R.I.P Derek

  34. Tony Chadwick (Norfolk, UK)

    Deepest sympathy to Jacintha, Margaret, Dickey, Richard and Alison and all the O’Brien family and extended family. May Derek rest in peace. Remembering all in my prayers

  35. Seán and Creenie Tobin, Lyrefune, Ballyporeen, Co. Tipperary.

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Derek. Sincerest condolences to his wife Jacinta, parents Margaret and Richard, his brother Ricky and sister Alison and extended family. May he rest in peace.

  36. Frances and Seamus Ryan

    Deepest sympathies to you all on the passing of Derek. May he rest in peace.

  37. Dominic Wixted Jnr

    Deepest Sympathies to the O’Brien family on the sad passing of Derek.
    May his gentle Soul Rest In Peace!

  38. Mary Ryan Purcell, Oola, Co Limerick

    I am shocked and saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Derek…my sincere sympathy to his wife Jacinta, to Dicky, Margaret, Richard, Alison and all who loved Derek. I have such lovely memories of him, he was a beautiful soul and it was a privilege to have known him. Rest easy and peacefully Derek.

  39. Aine Maher nee Doherty Templetuohy

    Deepest sympathy to the O Brien Family

  40. Angela Glasheen

    Margaret and Dickie, i was so sorry to hear of Derek’s passing. My thoughts are with you, Ricky, Alison and his dear wife Jacinta at this sad time. May Derek rest in peace 🙏

  41. Michael and josie whelan

    Sincere sympathy to Jacinta his parents Dickie and Margaret and all the O’brien and extended family on the sad death of Derek may his gentle soul rest in peace

  42. Robert Stapleton (Lacey Avenue).

    R.I.P Derek. Sincerest sympathy to his wife and the O’Brien family.

  43. Christene OBrien & Colin OToole, Templemore

    Deepest condolences to Jacinta, Margaret, Dickie, Alison, Ricky and extended family members on the sad passing of Derek. May he rest in peace.

  44. Jim Russell

    Sincere condolences to Margret and all on the passing of derek

  45. Michael & Lily O'Brien

    Our sympathies to Jacinta, Dickie & Mgt, Rickie & Alison on the death of Derek. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  46. Phyllis and Dennis Tuohy

    So sorry to hear of Derek passing sympathy to his wife Jacinta parents Margaret and Dick brother Richard and sister Allison all his family and friends Rest in Peace Derek Amen 🙏🙏🙏❤️❤️❤️

  47. Kathleen Kennedy, añd family. Knockinroe

    Sincere sympathy to Jacinta, Margaret Dickie Alison Rickie, on the s ad passing of Derek. May he rest in eternal peace.

  48. Miriam Campion Drom

    Sincere condolences to Ricky & all the O’Brien family on Dereks passing. May he rest in peace.

  49. Michael Lowry TD

    I extend my sincere sympathy to Derek’s wife, to his parents and siblings, to his large circle of friends and to all who mourn his passing.

    May his soul rest in eternal peace.

  50. Marie Kiely, Clonoulty (Previously Murphy’s Pharmacy)

    Margaret & Richard, I am so sorry to hear of the sad passing of Derek. Keeping you all in my thoughts at this very sad time. May Derek rest in peace.

  51. Martin Leyden, Templemore

    Sincere sympathues to all the O BRIEN famliy on your bereavement.

  52. Ann McBride & Colm Fogarty

    Deepest sympathy to Jacinta, Dickie & Margaret, Alison, Ricky & the O’Brien family on the passing of Derek. Thinking of you at this sad time. May he rest in peace.

  53. Eddie Webster & Phil Tutty.

    Sincere Sympathy to Margaret & Richard . R I P.

  54. Michael n Claire Webster

    Deepest sympathy to Jacinta, Margaret, Dick, Ricky n Alison on the untimely passing of Derek – may he rest in eternal peace with all his loved ones gone before 🥀

  55. Ronan Loughnane

    Sympathies to O’Brien family on your sad loss. Take care of each other in the days and weeks ahead. May Derek rest in peace.

  56. Pat and Liz shanahan

    Deepest sympathy to his wife and Margaret and dickie and family on the death of Derek

  57. Matt and Margaret Givens. NENAGH

    Sincere sympathy to Jacinta, Margaret, Dick, Alison and Ricky on the sad passing of Derek.
    May his gentle soul Rest In Peace.

  58. Seamus and Josie Moloney, Barnane

    Sincere sympathy to Richard, Margaret ,Jacinta and the OBrien family on the sad passing of Derek ,May he rest in peace

  59. Jim and Aggie Tobin

    Deepest sympathy to Derek’s wife and his mam and dad and family God grant them peace and eternal rest on Derek’s gentle soul

  60. Tom Cullagh

    My deepest sympathy on Derek’s sad passing to his wife Jacinta, his parents Richard and Margaret, his sister Alison, brother Richard and extended families. May the Good Lord look kindly on him and may you be comforted at this difficult time.

  61. Tom Sheehan

    Deepest sympathy condolences to Derek’s wife Jacinta and family and Freddie. May he Rest in Peace

  62. Bill & Anna Corcoran, Templemore

    Deepest sympathy to Derek’s wife and to the O’Brien family on Derek’s passing. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  63. PJ o'reilly and family

    Sincere condolences to Jacinta Margaret Richard Ricki and Alison on the passing of Derek may he rest in peace

  64. CJ & Mary d'Estelle Roe

    Rest in peace Derek. Our sympathy to Jacinta, your dear mother and father, Margaret and Dickie, brother Ricky and Maura, sister Alison, and extended families. Rest in peace now Derek. Your earthly suffering is over.

  65. Kathleen and Thomas Maguire

    Our deepest sympathy to Margaret and Dicky and all the family on the passing of Derek. May he rest in peace.

  66. Jim and Lianne Kinnane, Ivy Hall, Templemore

    Sincere condolences to Jacinta and to Margaret, Richard, Alison, Ricky and Maire on the sad passing of Derek. May he rest in peace.

  67. Charlie & Pam Wallace. Richmond, Templemore.

    Deepest sympathy to the O’Brien Family on the sad passing of Derek. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  68. Harry mason Clonmore

    Sincere sympathy to all the O’Brien family. May Derek Rest In peace

  69. Noelie & Philomena Maher, Borrisoleigh

    Sincere sympathy to Jacinta, Margaret, Dickie, Ricky, and Alison on the sad passing of Derek, may his soul Rest in Peace

  70. Caitríona & Peggy Connolly

    Sincere sympathies to Derek’s wife and to Margaret, Dickie and family on the sad loss of Derek. May he rest in peace.

  71. Mick & Marian Keely

    Sincere sympathy to Margaret Richard and all O Brien Family on the untimely death of Derek.May his soul rest in peace

  72. Siobhán and JP Holland, Portlaoise.

    Sincerest sympathies to Jacinta, Margaret, Richard, Ricky, Alison and extended family on the passing of Derek. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time. May he rest in peace.

  73. Peter Fiona & Kate O Dwyer Richmond

    Deepest condolences to the O Brien family on the untimely loss of their beloved Derek .
    May he rest in peace

  74. Jennie CIT Nurse

    So sorry for your loss Jacinta. It was such a pleasure to meet you both when visiting Derek. Rest in peace Derek

  75. Lorcan lambe Moyglass

    Deepest sympathy to Jacinta on the sad passing of Derek, May he Rest In Peace

  76. Doyle family gurteen castliney

    Deepest sympathies to all Derek’s family at this sad time may he rip

  77. Liam and Joanne Long

    Deepest sympathy to all the O’Brien family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. May Derek rest in peace.

  78. Jim O'Doherty Templemore

    Sincere Sympathy to the O’Brien Family on his Sad passing of Derek. May He Rest in Peace.

  79. Pat & Alice Guerins

    Our deepest sympathy to the O’ Brien family on the sad passing of Derek ,may his gentle soul rest in peace.

  80. Eamonn & Frances Hartigan Adamstown Templemore

    Sincere Sympathy to Jacinta Margaret Richard Alison and Ricky on the Passing of Derek.May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  81. Sarah Cullinan

    Deepest condolences to jacinta and Derek’s parents and family on his passing. May he rest in peace ..

  82. Liam and Phil Brewer (Heffernan)Mary St. Templemore.

    Deepest sympathy to margaret and Richard and all the O Brien family on the sad passing of Derek. R. I. P.

  83. Mary and Tom O'connor main street killenaule

    Sincere sympathy to Jacinta and the O’Brien . family on the sad passing of Derek. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  84. Anne Courtney Mullen ,

    Deepest sympathy to Margaret and Dickie on the death of ur beloved son, my thoughts and prayers are with u all

  85. Paul Breen Tipperary

    My Deepest Sympathy to Jacinta Alison mgt Dick And Richard on Derek Death may He Rest In Peace

  86. Edel and Henry Groome Borrisoleigh

    Sincere sympathies to all the O Brien family on the death of Derek.May he rest in peace.

  87. Donna Ryan

    I’m so sorry to hear that Derek has passed. Thinking of you all, Richard, Margaret, Alison and Ricky and Derek’s wife. May he rest in peace. Donna Ryan

  88. Nuala, Vincent, Brendan, Ryan, Canada

    Margaret and Richard, our sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved son. We are thinking of you and your family..

  89. Margaret Allen

    Deepest sympathy to the OBrien family on Derek’s very sad passing. You are in my prayers. May Derek rest in peace.

  90. Joseph O’Brien & Clodagh Connaire, Toomevara.

    Sincerest sympathies to Margaret, Dickie, Jacinta and to all the O’Brien Family on the sad loss of Derek. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh A Anam Dílis.

  91. Garry , Nicki O'Shea and family

    Sincerest Sympathies to all of Derek ‘s family at this saddest of times. Gone too young. May his soul Rest in Peace

  92. Tommy and Michelle Murphy and family

    Jacinta,Margaret,Dickie,Alison and Ricky and extended family. So sorry to hear about Derek’s passing. We are all thinking of you at this very sad time. RIP Derek 🙏

  93. Francis Murphy & Family

    Sincere condolences to Jacinta, Richard, Margaret, Rickie & Alison & the O’Brien family on the passing of Derek. RIP.

  94. Eamonn Angela and Christina Brennan castleiney

    Sincere sympathy to Derek’s family. May his gentle soul rest in peace RIP

  95. Jerry Anna Stapleton, Castleiney

    Sincere sympathy to Derek’s family. Rip

  96. Brendan and Deirdre Hoare Templemore

    Our deepest condolences to Dereks wife and all the O Brien family on your very sad loss.Rest in peace Derek.

  97. Anne,PJ and Andrea Martin Clonmore

    Deepest sympathy to Margaret,Richard ,Janina and all the O’Brien family on the passing of Derek.May he rest in peace.

  98. Helen and Michael Brady Middletown Loughduff Cavan

    Our sincere condolences to you Maggie Dick and extended family on the sad passing of your dear son Derek
    May his gentle soul rest in peace

  99. Helen and Michael Brady Middletown Loughduff Cavan

    Our sincere condolences to you Maggie Dick and extended family on the sad passing of your dear son Derek
    May his gentle soul rest in peace 🙏

  100. Anto & Geraldine Maher

    Sincere condolences to Derek’s wife Jacinta, his parents Dickie & Margaret, his sister Alison his brother Ricky & extended family on his sad passing of Derek may he rest in peace.

  101. Damian&Louise Harkin

    Condolences to all the O Brien family on the passing of Derek

  102. Philip & Bernie Ryan Templemore.

    Condolences to Richard & Margaret on the sad passing of Derek. Its always a painful journey when parents Lose their child.Our prayers are with you both.

  103. CAROLINE & TOM O MEARA SPAFIELD CRESENT CASHEL

    Sorry for u loss jancita of u husband derek may heaven be he bed

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

    We wish to extend our sincere sympathies to Margaret and Dickie, Jacinta, Ricky & Mâire, Alison and to all who loved Derek. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this very lonely time. Í leaba na Naomh go raibh sé

  105. John and Margaret Mullally. .Patrick's Street. Templemore

    Deepest Sympathy to Richard and Margaret and all the O Brian family. RIP Derek.

  106. Mandy and Declan Bourke Knockinroe

    Deepest sympathy on the passing of Derek. Rest in peace.

  107. Brigid (Coffey) Carey

    Sincere sympathy to all the family on the death of Derek. May he rest in peace

  108. Thos, Bernie (O'Brien) and Aran Crotty, Clonmel

    Our deepest sympathy to all of the O’Brien and Mac Cullagh family on the very sad passing of Derek. May Derek rest in peace.

  109. Vincent & Catherine Mc Laughlin

    Vincent & Catherine Mc Laughlin Our deepest sympathy to al the O’Brien & Mc Cullagh family at this very sad time May he rest in Peace

  110. Christy Ryan Clonmore

    My condolences to the O Brien family on the death of Derek.may he rest in peace

  111. Anonymous

    R I P Derek thinking of all your families.especially Margaret

  112. Geraldine Revins

    So sorry to hear about Derek’s passing.My sincere condolences to Margaret, Dickie & family & all Derek’s family in Killenaule. Rest in peaceful sleep Derek.

  113. Anne and Brendan mcnamara Knocka, Drom, Templemore

    Deepest Sympathies to O Brien Family May Derek soul rest in peace

  114. Mary and Tom O Connor Main st killenaule

    Sincere condolences to Jacinta and the extended O Brien families on the passing of Derek . May he rest in peace

  115. Teresa Devaney Park Road Templemore

    My Sincere and Deepest Sympathy on the sad passing of your beloved Derek
    To his wife Jacinta. Parents Dickie & Margaret, Sister Allison, Brother Rickie extended Family
    Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers
    May Derek’s gentle soul rest in peace

  116. James and Maunie Brennan Church Ave

    Heartfelt Condolence
    To Jacinta,
    Margaret and Richard
    Rickie Allison , Aoife and Killian and all who mourn
    The sad passing of Derek
    May he Rest in Peace 🕊️
    Jim and Maunie

  117. Mark Keogh

    Deepest sympathy to Dereks family. He was a true Gentleman that was respected far and wide. We will always consider him as a member of our crew. May He Rest in Peace. From all who knew him in the Crusaders.

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