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William Joseph Donaldson

The death has occurred of

William Joseph Donaldson

Millbrook, Seskin, Bantry, Cork

On February 6th 2023, unexpectedly, but peacefully, at his residence, William Joseph (Willie-Joe), beloved husband and best friend of Rita (née Lowney), loving father of Edward, Martin, William, Margarita and Eileen, dear brother of Sr. Mary Jane and the late Eileen. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his loving  family, grandchildren Loui, Maya-Kate, Ruby, Scarlett, Sienna-Rose, Lucy, James, Eoin, Liam, DaithÍ and especially Ellie and Anna, daughters-in-law (Kate Parkin), Martina (Dullea) and Niamh (Daly), sons-in -law David Reynolds and Muiris O’Connor, brother-in-law Paddy (Lowney), sisters-in-law Maureen (O’Grady), Teresa (Mullins), Etna (Bulter) and Una (Craig), his Eircom colleagues, cousins, Vincent Goggin, kind neighbours, relatives and his many friends.

May he rest in peace.

House private please.


Reposing at Coakley's Funeral Home, Chapel St, Bantry, on Thursday, Feb 9th, from 7.30pm to 9pm, followed by Vigil prayers. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon at St Finbarr’s Church, Bantry (livestreamed on followed by burial in the Abbey Cemetery, Bantry. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Friends of Bantry General Hospital.


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Date Published:

Tuesday 7th February 2023

Date of Death:

Monday 6th February 2023

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