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Alphonsus (Phonsie) Sawyer

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Alphonsus (Phonsie) Sawyer

Raheen, Clara, Offaly

Alphonsus (Phonsie) Sawyer, Raheen, Clara, Co. Offaly, November 13th 2021, at home surrounded by his loving family in his 79th year. Pre-deceased by his sister Nuala, Sadly missed by his loving wife Bridget, sons Alfie, Patrick, Ken, Brendan and Gerard, beloved daughter Anita, brothers Aidan, Dermot and Damian, sisters Nena and Deirdre, daughters in law, brothers in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.


May Alphonsus’ Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.


In keeping with government guidelines, Phonsie will repose at Flynn’s Funeral Home, Moate, on Monday from 5pm until 7pm. Removal on Tuesday to St Brigid’s Church, Clara, arriving at 10:50am for Funeral Prayers. Funeral Mass at 11:00am. Burial afterwards in Donegan Cemetery, Mount Temple.


Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot do so, may leave a message of “condolence” on Hugh Flynn Funeral Directors Facebook page or on, alternatively private messages of condolences or enquiries can be sent to



Phonsie’s Funeral Mass will be streamed live on

Date Published:

Sunday 14th November 2021

Date of Death:

Saturday 13th November 2021

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