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The death has occurred of:
Fr. Liam (Bill) Holmes

The death has occurred of Fr. Liam (Bill) Holmes
of Murroe (Tubber) and Knockainey/Patrickswell, County Limerick

Fr. Liam was ordained to the priesthood in 1978 (Maynooth) and served in Kilmacthomas, London, Bansha, Rome, St. Patrick’s College Thurles, Cashel, Knockavilla and Knockainey/Patrickswell.
Fr. Liam passed away peacefully on 11th May 2020 in the wonderful care of the staff at Milford Care Centre after a long illness. Predeceased by his parents Bridget and William and his sister Ann. Deeply mourned by his sister Teresa and her husband Pat O’Dea and his three brothers, PJ, his wife Mary, John, his wife Marie and Tom and his wife Mary. Sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and relatives. Greatly supported throughout his illness by Archbishop Kieran, priests and religious in Cashel & Emly Diocese and a wide circle of friends and former parishioners.
In compliance with Covid-19 guidelines, Fr. Liam’s funeral mass and burial will both be family only services. The mass will be streamed live on the internet on Thursday, 14th May at 2pm from St. Mary’s Church, Knockainey and is available to view via the link below.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Milford Care Centre or PSPA Ireland. Condolences can be expressed on Mass cards and letters of sympathy can be posted to Meehan Funeral Directors, Newport, Co. Tipperary
May Fr. Liam’s gentle soul rest in peace. I measc na Naomh go raibh sé.

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12th May 2020

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