The death has occurred of

Billy (William) Phelan,

5 Island View, Knockboy, Waterford
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Date Posted
Date of Passing
30 June 2023
Date of Funeral
2 July 2023
Funeral Venue
Thompsons Funeral Home, Barrack Street

Formerly of St. Johns Park.

Predeceased by his mother Betty, father John, brother John, sister Helen and nephew Stephen.

Billy died peacefully in Medical 7 in Waterford University Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

He will be deeply missed by his children, Lee, Laura, Adam, Jack and John, his heartbroken partner Lisa, his sisters Ann, Lizzy and Terri, his brothers Paul, Alan and Frank, brothers-in-law Joe and Liam, his sister-in-law Lisa, his brothers’ partners Sharon and Amy, his nieces, nephews, Lisa’ parents Anne & Mickey,extended family and friends.

May his gentle soul rest in Peace.

Reposing at his residence on Saturday (1st July) from 5 pm to 8 pm.

House private outside of reposing times.

A Celebration of Billy’s Life with take place at Thompsons Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Sunday (2nd July) at 2 pm followed by burial in St. Otteran’s Cemetery.

His Funeral Service and burial will be live streamed at 2 pm by following the link below:


Service and burial Link

Family flowers only please donations if desired to the Solas Centre.

Donation Link

As per Billy’s wishes please wear colourful casual clothes for his Funeral Service.

The above link is provided and managed by an independent Media provider. The Funeral Home accepts no responsibility for its functionality or any interruption to live transmission.

Book of Condolence: A message of sympathy can be left in the condolence section below:

Condolence Link

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We’ll take care of the arrangements allowing you to focus on your family.

We offer 24 hour support for the recently bereaved. If you need immediate help, support or advice, please don’t hesitate to call us on +353 (0)51 874 159

    My family had the pleasure to meet John Thompson with Martina arranging my mothers  funeral.  It was not a sad occasion and they made the arranging so easy.  Memories were brought up, jokes were told, it was so comfortable, they were like old friends.. Thank you for all the kindness and ease you made us

    Edith Crowley

    I would like to thank Martina,  Michael Thompson and all his team, my mother looked like she did before she was sick.  It made is so happy, grateful and gave us joyful memories of her.

    Susan Roche

    Amazing people for amazing work.. From start to finish, would not deal with any other undertaker.

    Gillian and Claire

    Thank you, Michael and his team was very, very nice and understanding. He worked with us, with everything we needed or questioned. He made this time of sorrow go smooth.

    Trish and Mary W

    Michael, John, Martena, Jim, Noel and John Flynn.  Thank you for all of the advice and direction you were able to give my family and myself when organizing all the funeral arrangements. From start to finish we did not have to worry about anything, you covered everything and done all with the most professional manner


    Words cannot express how I feel about Thompsons Funeral Home, First class, expertise, compassion and the ability to make you feel at ease at a terrible and tragic time in our life.  Michael and Martina could not have done enough, any time of the day or night. From talking to the repatriation company and getting

    A Parent

    On behalf of my entire family, we would like to extend our thanks and gratitude for arranging for our father’s final journey home. You consistently insured that all details were addressed and solved every challenge that arose. At a time of great stress, you relieved us of those heavy burdens. We cannot thank you Michael

    Walsh Family, Waterford

    We would like to thank all the staff of Thompsons Funeral Home for their professionalism, kindness and help you provided to the family.

    Rita & Family

    Thank you Thompsons Funeral Directors for their sensitive  and professional handing of all our arrangements. It was very much appreciated.

    Warren & Family

    Michael, I would like to thank you and your team for your care, compassion and respect that you have shown us during our recent bereavement .  We appreciate all you have done for us.

    Margaret B and family

    To:  Thompsons Funeral Directors, we thank you for your professionalism.

    Seamus and his family

    we would like to thank Thompsons Funeral Directors for their guidance, support and professionalism.

    Joanne and family