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John Joe (Tá Sé) O'Shea

The death has occurred of

John Joe (Tá Sé) O'Shea

12 Ringmeen Estate, Cobh, Cork

Formerly of Midleton,

4th Battalion Congo Veteran (1962-1963) Spike Island & Haulbowline.


Peacefully after a short Illness surrounded by his loving family and in the loving care of all at Brookfield Care Centre, Leamlara. Beloved husband of Eileen, much – loved father of John, Marie, Denis, Timothy, Rebecca & Alan, loving brother of Denis, Mary & the late Jane & Cathy & adored granddad to his eleven grandchildren & two great-grandchildren. Sadly missed & lovingly remembered by his wife, sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother, sister, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours & a wide circle of friends. 


May John Joe Rest In Peace 


John Joe will repose at Cahill’s Funeral Home, Newtown Rd. Cobh P24Y383 on Friday, April 14th, from 4.30pm with rosary at 6pm. Removal on Saturday, April 15th, at 10.30am to St, Colman’s Cathedral for 11am Requiem Mass followed by burial in St. Colman’s Cemetery. 


John Joe’s Requiem Mass will be livestreamed on 


Messages of comfort & support can be left for John Joe’s family in the condolence section below.

Date Published:

Wednesday 12th April 2023

Date of Death:

Wednesday 12th April 2023

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