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Fr. Leo Silke

The death has occurred of

Fr. Leo Silke

Blackrock, Cork / Borris, Carlow

SILKE, SMA, Rev Fr Leo, Society of African Missions, [late of Borris, Co Carlow], on 16 April 2021, peacefully at St Theresa’s Nursing Unit, SMA House, Blackrock Road, Cork.

Predeceased by his parents Michael and Teresa (née McGoldrick), his sister Mona, and brothers Desmond, Brendan, Donal, Vincent and Declan.

Deeply regretted by his nieces and nephews, cousins, relatives, friends, the people of the Archdiocese of Jos, Nigeria, the Archdiocese of Westminster, England and his confreres in the Society of African Missions.


Following government guidelines, and with the support of ­­­­his family, the funeral is strictly private. Condolences may be added at

If you wish to follow the Funeral Mass at 12 noon on Monday, 19 April, kindly go to

Requiescat in Pace.

Date Published:

Saturday 17th April 2021

Date of Death:

Friday 16th April 2021

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