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Fr. Thomas (Tom) LEYDEN SVD

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Fr. Thomas (Tom) LEYDEN SVD

Donamon Castle, Donamon, Roscommon / Ballinrobe, Mayo

FR. THOMAS (TOM) LEYDEN SVD Donamon Castle, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Ballinrobe, Co, Mayo. November 26th, 2023; (Gracefully), at his SVD Community House in Nairobi, Kenya. Beloved son of the late John Joseph and Ellen (Moran) of Abbey Street, Ballinrobe and brother of his late sister Maura (O’Connell) RIP.


Fondly remembered by his loving nieces Sharon and Helena and his nephew Tom and their spouses John, David and Irene, grandnieces Maura, Chloe, Evie and Robyn and grandnephew Eric. Tom will be gratefully remembered by his confreres in the Irish-British and Kenyan-Tanzanian Provinces of the Divine Word Missionaries and especially by his many friends and neighbours of the Donamon Community.


Requiescat In Pace.


Requiem Mass will be concelebrated at 10.00 am (Kenyan Time) on Friday (December 1st, 2023) at the Divine Word Parish Church of Kayole, Nairobi and burial afterwards at the SVD Community Cemetery.


A Memorial Mass will be concelebrated at 11.00 am on Saturday (December 9th 2023) at the Divine Word Chapel, Donamon Castle, Co, Roscommon which can be viewed by CLICKING HERE.


“May the Lord bless you and keep you;

may the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;

may the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” Numbers 6: 24-26


Date Published:

Tuesday 28th November 2023

Date of Death:

Sunday 26th November 2023

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