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The death has occurred of

Stephen Purcell

Railway View, Templemore and formally Loughmore, Templemore, Co. Tipperary.

passed away Peacefully in the company of his loving daughters, whilst in the tender care of the wonderful nurses and staff of Patterson’s Nursing Home, Roscrea.

Predeceased by his parents, Michael & Ellen and his dear nephew Michael.

Beloved dad to Michelle and Marlyn and much-loved Papa to his grandchildren – Saskia, Jack, Priya, Megan, Sanjay and Isabel.

Stephen will be forever loved and missed by his daughters, sons-in-law Mervyn & Naveen, adored grandchildren, brother Andy, sister Kathleen sister-in-law Peggy, brother-in-law Jim, niece, nephews & extended family.

Reposing in Grey’s Funeral Home, Templemore on Friday June 7th from 5pm to 7pm.

Private cremation service in Grey’s Funeral Home Templemore will follow.

House private , family flowers only please.

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  1. Dominic Keyes and Family.

    Condolences to Andy and all the Purcell Family on the sad passing of Stephen.

  2. Maura Slattery, Tullamoylan, Dolla, Nenagh.

    Deepest sympathy to Andy, Peggy and Sheila
    on the death of Stephen.May he rest in peace.

  3. Jodie and Nikita Mulready

    Myself and Nikita are so sorry for your loss, we will both be thinking of you all.

  4. Michael n Claire Webster

    Deepest sympathy to the Purcell family on the passing of Stephen RIP

  5. Kathleen & Michael Heffernan

    Condolences to the Purcell family on the death of Stephen.R.I.P.

  6. Kathleen Kelly. Richmond.

    Sincere sympathy to the Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen. May he rest in peace.

  7. Claire McBride

    Sincere sympathy to Michelle, Marlyn and their families on the loss of your Dad. Thinking of you at this difficult time.
    May he rest in peace.

  8. John & Bridgeen Mcloughney

    Sincere condolences to the Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen

  9. Grace Fogarty Nenagh(killea, templemore)

    Condolences to Michelle, Marlyn and the Purcell family on the passing of Stephen

  10. Eileen O Dwyer Nee Purcell)

    Deepest Sympathy to Michelle, Marlin, Andy and Kathleen and to all Stephens family on their sad loss.
    May he rest in eternal Peace

  11. JACKIE CAHILL TD

    Sincere sympathy to the Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen. May his gentle soul rest in peace

  12. Lily Flanagan

    Deepest condolences to Michelle and all the Purcell family. RIP

  13. Elaine Quinn

    Deepest condolences to all the family at this sad time, thinking of you all, Stephen will be sadly missed. May he Rest in Peace.

  14. Bernie and John 0 grady skeoughvosteen co kilkenny

    So sorry to hear of the passing of my cousin Stephen today. Condolences to all the family. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  15. Oliver and Marie Houlihan

    Our deepest sympathy to all the family at this sad time, may Stephens soul rest in eternal peace

  16. John and Mairead Fogarty Drom .

    Sincere sympathy to Stephens family .His brother Andy and sister Kathleen and there families on the sad passing of Stephen..May he rest in Eternal peace. .

  17. Anne carroll and nicky Russell templemore

    Condolences to the Purcell family on the sad loss of Stephen a good neighbour he was and a good heart may he rest in peace

  18. Grainne Fogarty

    Deepest sympathies to Michelle and Marlyn on the sad passing of your dad. Thinking of ye at this difficult time. May he rest in peace.

  19. Clodagh Kelly Newport College & Tipperary ETB

    Deepest sympathy to Andy and all the Purcell family on the death of Stephen. May he rest in peace. Thoughts are with you all at this sad time.

  20. Kathleen Kennedy and family knockanroe Templemore

    Sincere sympathy to all the Purcell family on the passing of Stephen,R,I.P.

  21. Jackie Walsh.(nee Lewis) and Family.

    To,
    Michelle,Mervyan,Jack,Megan,Isabel & families.
    So sorry to hear the passing of your dad.
    May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  22. Gary, Yvonne and Cara Parr

    Deepest sympathy to Michelle, Marlin and families at this sad time.

  23. Tom Cullagh

    Heartfelt sympathy to the extended Purcell family on Stephen’s sad passing. May his gentle soul rest in peace

  24. Allison Keane

    Sincere condolences to Marlyn and all the Purcell family on the sad loss of your dad. RIP

  25. John, Sinead, Aaron &Remi

    Sincerely Condolences to Marlyn, Sanjay and the Purcell Family on the sad passing of your dad and grandad. Thinking of you all. May Stephen Rest in Peace

  26. Marie Mulcahy

    So sorry for your loss. Will be thinking of you at this tough time.

  27. Michael Lowry TD

    I extend my sincere condolences to his daughters, to his brother and sister and the extended Purcell family, to his many friends and to all who knew and cared for Stephen.

    May his soul rest in eternal peace.

  28. Eugene & Sandra O'Doherty

    Deepest sympathy to Marlyn,Michelle and the Purcell on the sad passing of Stephen.
    May he rest in peace.

  29. Bridget and Batt O’Dea The Islands Loughmore

    Deepest sympathy to Stephen’s family and to Andy and Kathleen on the loss of Stephen. May he rest in peace

  30. Mary o

    My sincere sympathy to all of Stephen family. May his soul rest in peace

  31. MICHEAL MARY HEALY Family

    So sorry to hear sincere sympathy to Marylin Michelle and their families and the Purcell family REST in peace Stephen

  32. Elaine Healy

    My deepest sympathies to Marion, Marlyn and Michelle, extended family, friends at this time. ❤️ Stephen will be missed by us all in templemore. May heaven be your bed
    Rest in peace xxx

  33. Margaret Bourke

    Sincere condolences to Michelle and all the Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  34. Aileen, Alan & Anita, Douglas

    Marlyn & family, thinking of you all at this very difficult time. May your lovely Dad rest in peace. Aileen, Alan & Anita, Douglas

  35. Seanie and biddy Gleeson loughmore

    Sincere sympathy to the Purcell family on the passing of Stephen may he rest in peace 🙏

  36. Lorna Reynolds

    My deepest sympathy to Michelle and the Purcell family on the passing of your dad. May he rest in peace.

  37. Buddy Guerin.

    Sincere condolences to all of Stephens family on his passing. RIP Stephen. Buddy,Nora Guerin and family.

  38. Dick,christine Morrissey and family.

    Rip Stephen. Condolences to Michelle,Marlyn and to his family and friends 🙏 he will be missed.

  39. Sandra & Ronnie Russell

    Sincere sympathy to the Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen RIP

  40. Tess and Birdle

    Condolences to the Purcell family May your soul rest in peace Stephen 🙏🙏🙏 Amen.

  41. Sesmus, anna and orla fogarty graiguefrehane loughmore templemore

    Sincere condolence to your wife and family and brother andy, rip Stephen you were one in a million.

  42. John Healy Loughmore.

    Condolences to the Purcell Family on the death of Stephen. May he Rest In Peace

  43. Eddie Webster & Phil Tutty.Loughmore.

    Sincere Sympathy to the Purcell Family. R I P.

  44. Michael and Kathleen Horan Silvermines

    Sincere sympathy to Andy Peggy Sheila and all the Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen.
    May the Lord grant him eternal rest.

  45. Geraldine Kearney Kiely

    Sincere sympathy to Michelle Maryln , Andy Kathleen and extended families on the passing of Stephen.
    Rest in Peace Stephen. 🕊🕊

  46. Catriona O'Meara and family

    Michelle, Marlyn and family so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad, Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Sending all my love.

  47. Jim and mar Healy castleiney

    Sincere sympathy to the Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen may his soul rest in peace

  48. John J.,Kathleen Nesbitt & Family

    Sincere sympathy to the Purcell family and extended families on the sad passing of Stephen. May he rest in peace.

  49. Trish O’Brien and family

    Deepest sympathy to Marian,Marylyn, Michelle and extended family members on sad passing of Stephen RIP

  50. Harrington family

    We is so sorry to hear the passing of your dad.   Our sincere condolences to you all and your love ones. Our heart goes out to you all during this difficult time. May the love and support get ye thru this time of need. RIP angel 🌹🌹🌹

  51. Olive McDonnell

    Deepest condolences to Michelle & Marlyn on sad death of your father R I P Olive McDonnell & family

  52. Mike and Bernie Fogarty Cloone

    Sympathies to Marion and the Purcell Family on the death of Stephen.Rest in peace old Friend.

  53. Mya hendrick

    So sorry for ur loss, he was a lovely person and was loved by all ❤️think of ye all 🕊️

  54. Kathleen and Michael Fahy and family

    Our deepest condolences to Marion Marlyn Michelle Andy and Peggy and all extended family on the sad death of Stephen. May he rest in peace.

  55. Michael and josie whelan

    Sincere sympathy to Marian Marlyn and Michelle and extended Purcell family on the death of Stephen may his gentle soul rest in peace

  56. Phil Keegan/ Purcell

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Stephen condolences to his brother Andy sister Kathleen and his immediate family R.I.P

  57. Tim, Gwen and Bobby Dineen

    Our sincere sympathy to Michelle, Marlyn and the extended Purcell family on the sad loss of your dear father. Thinking of you all at this difficult time.
    May Stephen rest in peace.

  58. Aoibheann O'Dwyer

    Sincere condolences to all the Purcell family on your loss. May he rest in peace.

  59. Jason Clavin Doyle

    Condolences to the Purcell family on the death of Stephen, he was a great friend to my late father and always had great times with him in the bog at this time of year. May he rest in peace.

  60. Catherine O'Doherty

    Deepest sympathies to Marlyn, Michelle and all the family on the passing of Stephen. Thinking of you during the sad and hard time.

  61. Aine O'Connor (Keely)

    Sincere sympathy to Marion, Michelle, Marlyn and your families. May he rest in peace

  62. Loughmore/Castleiney GAA.

    On behalf of the club we extend our deepest sympathy to Andy his sister Kathleen Stephen’s daughters and extended Purcell families on the sad passing of Stephen ,that’s Stephen holding the club flag in the team photo prior to the 1973 senior football County Final may his gentle soul rest in peace.

  63. Pat and Annette Healy Loughmore.

    Deepest sympathy to the Purcell family on the passing of Stephen a great character from school days
    RIP.

  64. Breda farrelly

    Just a little condolence message to the Purcell family on the passing of a very friendly man – always a few small words to say.
    Rip Stephen

  65. Harry & Sylvia Parr

    Our deepest sympathy to the Michelle, Marlyn and extended families on the sad passing of Stephen. May he rest in peace.

  66. Paul & Breid Brophy

    Our sincere sympathy to the Purcell family’s at this sad time , may Stephen gentle soul rest in peace🙏

  67. Michael and Lily OBrien

    Our sympathies to
    Marion , Michelle ,Marilyn and Purcell family on the death of Stephen. May his soul rest in peace.

  68. Larry & Bridie Long, Loughmore

    Sincere sympathy to Stephen’s family, his brother Andy, Peggy and Sheila, his sister Kathleen and family on the passing of Stephen. May he rest in peace.

  69. Claire Hassett

    Michelle, Megan and family, I am thinking of you all at this difficult time. Sympathies to all the family.

  70. Jimmy and Catherine Maher .The Abbey

    Deepest sympathy to Michelle, Marlyn, Andy, Peggy, Jim, Kathleen and all family members at this sad and difficult time.
    May Stephen rest in peace.

  71. Ros & Susan Stanley & Family, Moycullen, Galway.

    Our deepest sympathies to Michelle, Mervyn & the extended Purcell family on your sad loss, our thoughts & prayers are with you all at this time, rest peacefully

  72. Conor and Karen Ryan, Glenbeha

    Deepest sympathy to Michelle, Mervyn and family on the sad passing of Stephen. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  73. Guilfoyle family, Newport

    Sincere sympathy to Andy, Peggy, Sheila and all the Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen.
    May he rest in peace .

  74. Henry, Tricia, Peter, Nicola & Harry Roe

    Our condolences to Michelle, Mervyn, Jack, Megan & Isabel on the sad passing of your Father/ Grandfather Stephen. Thinking of you at this sad time.

  75. John & Marie Brennan , Castleiney .

    Sincere sympathy to Andy , Peggy and all the extended Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen . May he rest in eternal peace.

  76. Brendan and Una Ryan Holycross

    Our deepest sympathies to Andy, Peggy, Sheila and all the Purcell family on the passing of Stephan. May his gentle soul now Rest in the Peace of Heaven.

  77. Siobhán Kiely, Drom

    My deepest sympathies to Michelle, Marlyn and the extended Purcell families on the passing of Stephen. You are in my thoughts at the heartbreaking time. Rest in peace Stephen 🕯

  78. John Geraldine Hogan Ballywilliam (Cooleen)

    Sympathy to Andy and the Purcell family on the death of Stephen may he rest in peace

  79. Michael & Joan Ryan, Knockdonee, Upperchurch

    Deepest sympathies to Stephen’s family on his sad passing, may he rest in peace.

  80. Gemma Harkin and family

    Sympathies to all of the Purcell family. Thinking of you all at this sad time. May Stephen rest in peace

  81. Tom Delahunty, Silvermines

    Sincere sympathy to Andy, Peggy, Sheila and the Purcell family on the passing of Stephen. May Stephen rest in peace.

  82. Mary Meagher,Knockinroe.

    Sincere sympathy to Marian,Michelle,Marlyn and their families on the death of Stephen. R.I.P.

  83. Mairead Phelan, Garda College.

    Sincere sympathy to Michelle, Marilyn and all the Purcell family on the sad passing of your Dad Stephen. May his gentle soul rest in peace 🙏

  84. Robert Stapleton (Lacey Avenue).

    Sincere sympathies to Stephen’s family on his sad passing. May he rest in peace.

  85. Fergal and Maria Greed

    Sympathy to Michelle and Marlyn and extended family on the death of your Father and grandfather. may he rest in peace
    Fergal and Maria Greed

  86. Brigid Carey. ( Spar)

    Sincere sympathy to Michelle, Marlyn and all the family on the death of Stephen. He was a lovely man.

  87. Caitriona and Michael Fogarty, Templemore

    Deepest sympathy to Michelle, Marlyn and all the family at this sad time. May Stephen rest in peace.

  88. Denis and margaret corcoran Oakdale

    Sincere sympathy to the
    Purcell family on the sad passing
    Of Stephen .
    ” May he rest in peace “

  89. Ciara,Aidan and Soraya Horgan

    Deepest sympathies to Marlyn,Neveen and family on the sad passing of your much loved father .May he rest in peace .

  90. Ann Clifford and family Shallee Nenagh

    Sincere condolences to Andy Peggy Sheila and all the Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen. May his gentle soul rest in Heavenly peace.

  91. Tom Hassett Templetuohy

    Deepest and sincere sympathy to all the Purcell family and friends on the passing of Stephen. May Stephen’s soul now Rest in peace in the happiness of Heaven.

  92. Phyllis Sheehan and family Deerpark Silvermines

    Andy, Sincere condolences to you and your family on the sad passing of Stephen. May he Rest in Peace

  93. Breda Gleeson

    Very sorry to hear of Stephen’s passing, may he rest in peace. Sincere sympathy to all his family, Andy and Kathleen.

  94. Jimmy Moynihan Lucan

    Sincere sympathy to the Purcell on the passing of Stephen.May he rest in peace.

  95. HEnry Young Templemore.

    SO SORRY TO LEARN OF THE PASSING OF STEPHEN WHOM I FIRST MET WHEN HE WORKED NEXT DOOR TO US AS A VERY YOUNG MAN.I WISH TO EXTEND MY SYMPATHY TO HIS DAUGHTERS MICHELLE AND MARLYN IN-LAWS .GRANDCHILDREN BROTHER SISTER THE PURCELL FAMILY RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.
    .MAY OUR HEAVENLY FATHER COMFORT AND SUPPORT ALL WHO MOURN HIS LOSS AT THIS TIME.MAY STEPHEN NOW FREE OF ALL SUFFERING AND PAIN REST IN ETERNAL PEACE IN HEAVEN IN THE PRESENCE OF HIS REDEEMER JESUS CHRISTAND HIS CREATOR ALMIGHTY GOD.

  96. ANNE AND BRENDAN KNOCKA, DROM, TEMPLEMORE

    OUR SINCERE SYMPATHIES TO MARIAN AND GIRLS AND EXTENDED FAMILY
    ON THE DEATH OF STEPHEN , MAY HIS SOUL REST IN R.I.P

  97. Roger and Peggy O Brien Two Mile Borris

    Deepest sympathies to Andy and the Purcell family on the passing of Stephen. May he rest in peace.

  98. Tom and pamela wallace &. Family Boulabane

    Deepest sympathies to Michelle and extended families on the passing of your Dad
    Thinking of you of all at this sad time

  99. Richie & Amanda McNamara Couraguneen

    Michelle,Mervyn & family. Sincere condolences on your loss.

  100. Sean Ó Shea Roscrea Road Templemore Co Tipperary

    Deepest sympathy to Michelle & Marilyn and rest of the Purcell family on your sad loss of a loving caring dad/grandad Wonderful gentle caring person who be sadly missed by all those who knew him personally RIP Stephen

  101. Ray ,Maura Creaney & Family

    Sincere sympathy to Marian,Michelle,Marilyn and extended Purcell family on the death of Stephen.
    May Stephen rest in peace.

  102. Diane, Ronan & Ellie - Douglas

    Marlyn and family, so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

  103. Ann Talbot ward

    So sorry to hear of Stephen passing .sympathies to his daughters and extended families. Met him in uhl limerick he was a gentleman. May he rest in peace. Ann Talbot ward 8d University hospital limerick

  104. Séamus and Frances Ryan

    Deepest sympathies to Michelle and Marlyn and families on the passing of Stephen. May he rest in peace 🙏

  105. Ita O'Donovan, Anglesea Street GS

    My sincere sympathy to you Marlyn and to your family on the loss of your Dad.
    Thinking of you at this difficult time.

  106. Tom & Chris Hayes Killistafford Cashel

    So sorry to hear of the death of Stephen. Our sincere sympathy to Andy, Kathleen and the extended Purcell family.

  107. Betty Stanley

    Marion and family,my sincere sympathies on the passing of Stephen,thinking of you,Betty Stanley.

  108. Mary O Grady Ballinaclough Nenagh

    Andy, sincere sympathy to you, Peggy & family on the passing of your brother, Stephen. Sympathy to his family and all the extended families. May he Rest in Peace

  109. Dept of Agriculture RVO, Clonakilty

    Sincere condolences to Marlyn and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  110. Caitriona and Mike Gleeson, silvermines

    Sincere condolences on the death of Stephen, may he rest in peace

  111. Johnny Bourke Clonmore

    Deepest sympathy to Michelle and Marlyn on the passing of your dear father. Also sympathy to Stephen’s brother Andy. May Stephen’s gentle soul rest in peace.

  112. Danny O Brien. Tullamoylan

    Deepest sympathy to Andy all the Purcell family on the sad passing of Stephen. May he rest in peace.

  113. Susan & Denis Martin, Douglas.

    So sorry for your loss Marlyn and family. Thinking of you at this awfully sad time.

  114. Liam and Anne Marie Maher Happygrove Dolla

    Condolences to Andy Peggy and the Purcell family on the passing of Stephen rip

  115. Pat Cullen and family

    Deepest sympathy to the Purcell family on the passing of Stephen. A nice friendly man. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  116. Pat & Kathleen Cusack,Templemore

    Our sympathies to all the Purcell Family on the passing of Stephen.May he rest in peace.

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