Connell Keane, Keane’s Cross, Gort, Co. Galway
Who sadly left us all too soon on Monday 26th July 2021
‘In our hearts you will always be Connell’
Connell’s family, Maura, Sean, Daithi & Saoirse, the Donohoe and Keane Families wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to all who helped us during our recent sad bereavement.
We would like to acknowledge the many expressions of sympathy & kindness shown to us by family, neighbours, friends & colleagues.
We were very touched by the Guards of Honour by his clubmates in Beagh Hurling Club, Michael Cusack’s and the Galway U20 Team, Gort Community School, Calasanctius College, Oranmore neighbours and friends who lined the route in such a dignified manner for Connell’s last journey.
Thanks also to Beagh Hurling Club for the emotional Tribute Video posted on Facebook.
To all those who called to the house, sent flowers, cards, text messages, condolences on RIP, words of comfort, sat and cried with us a most sincere thanks.
Heartfelt thanks to the Ambulance Crew, Air Ambulance, Dr Raymond Piggott, Fr. Michael King, Gort Gardai, Gort Fire Brigade, Shane Counihan, Dolan Undertakers and a special mention to Gerry Halpin (Eircom) Corofin who so kindly helped us in our hour of need.
Thank you to Beagh Hurling Club, our wonderful neighbours & friends who stepped in so quickly and helped to organise Connell’s funeral.
Heartfelt thanks to all who provided food & refreshments. Sincere thanks to O’ Sullivan’s Hotel.
Thanks to Connell’s Friends, His Employers & work colleagues, GAA Representatives, Coaches and Teachers who called to offer their sympathy.
To Fr. Michael King assisted by Fr. Joe Roche, Labane/Kilchreest and Fr. Declan Shannon, Athlone, we thank you for a most moving & heartfelt Mass for Connell. It will live long in our memory.
Thanks to those who did the Readings, Prayers of the Faithful, Brendan Gantley for the moving Tribute, Cathal Broderick for the beautiful music and Vera & Pat McDermot for preparing the Church.
We wish to express our sincere appreciation to ‘Dolan Undertakers’ and Shane Counihan for your guidance and professionalism and to Majella for recording the funeral. Thank you also to the staff of UHG & Conneely Undertakers.
To the wonderful neighbours & friends who prepared Connell’s final resting place and to Owen Rohan who decorated it so beautifully, we offer our sincere thanks.
Words will never be able to express our gratitude but please accept this acknowledgement as a token of our most sincere appreciation. A Mass of Thanksgiving will be offered for your intentions.
Connell’s Months Mind Mass will be held in St. Anne’s Church, Shanaglish at 7.30pm on Saturday, 28th August 2021.
To anyone facing difficulty this day – Please talk to somebody and ask for help.
Be kind to each other & Remember Connell in your prayers with LOVE.