The death has occurred of Jozef MIELNICZEK
Ilford Park Polish Home, Devon and formerly of Bednarów Poland and Brixton Hill in London. On June 7th 2021, Jozef passed away peacefully at the age of 95 years in Ilford Park Polish Home, Devon. Beloved husband of the late Maura (née O’Dwyer, Nodstown Lower, Boherlahan). Sadly missed by his sons Jozef, Michael, Peter, daughters Anna, Teresa, Jane, and their partners, his nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren, brother-in-law Michael O’Dwyer (The Rock, Cashel), sisters-in-law Breda Dalton and Nora O’Toole (London), relatives and friends.
May He Rest In Peace
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Due to government restrictions on Covid-19, family only. Funeral Mass takes place in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Boherlahan, on Thursday, July 22nd, and can be viewed on http://boherlahandualla.ie/mass/ followed by Burial in Ardmayle Cemetery.
In 1950s London, the demobbed Lance Corporal Jozef Mielniczek (Second Polish Corps) met Maura O’Dwyer, who was to be his wife for twenty-six years. He lived a great life, despite many hardships. His love for his family brought him great happiness, and he in turn brought ineffable joy into all our lives.
Jozef will be laid to rest in Ardmayle Cemetery to fulfil his express wish to be buried next to his beloved wife Maura. Forty years after Maura’s death, husband and wife are united again.
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