The death has occurred of

John A Phelan

Marian Park, Waterford
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Date Posted
Date of Passing
15 June 2022
Date of Funeral
19 June 2022
Funeral Venue
Holy Family Church, Luke Wadding Street

Wednesday 15th June 2022

Formerly of ESB, Volunteer of Waterford Men’s Hostel and Citizens advice Centre.

Predeceased by his sisters Nancy and Pearl

Unexpectedly but peacefully after a long illness.

Deeply missed by his loving wife of 60 years Una, children Darra, Niamh, Sinead and John, daughters-in-law Deirdre and Mary, sons-in-law Ken and Michael, brother Noel, sister Patty (San Francisco), his beloved grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbours, former colleagues in the ESB and all his friends.

May John A Rest in Peace

Reposing in Thompsons Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Waterford on Saturday (18th June) from 7 pm to 8:30 pm with Vigil Prayers and Rosary at 8 pm.

Walking from the Funeral Home on Sunday at 12:15 pm to the Holy Family Church for Mass on arrival at 12:30 pm followed by burial in St. Senan’s Church Graveyard, Kilmacow.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to DEPAUL Ireland by following the link below:

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House Private Please

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

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The Phelan family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time. Mass cards can be posted to Robert Thompson Funeral Directors, Barrack Street, Waterford


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    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 – April 2022

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

    Warren & Family – April 2022

    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

    We would like to thank the team at John Thompson Funeral Directors for their professionalism.

    Paddy and children

    To John Thompson Undertakers, thank you for your organisation and professionalism, greatly appreciated.

    Butler – January 2022

    Thanks to John & Michael Thompson Funeral Directors, it is appreciated so much.

    Graeme – January 2022

    Thank you to Thompson Undertakers for their organisation and professionalism. Please accept this acknowledgement as a token of our deep appreciation.

    Tony – January 2022

    John Thompson Undertakers, thank you for your organisation and professionalism.

    Bridget – January 2022

    To Michael and all at Thompsons. Thank you for all your kindness and help with my husbands Funeral.  Your professionalism knows no bounds.

    Joanne & Katie – March 2022

    The support from funeral director, John Thompson and his staff, is hugely appreciated. We are thankful for their guidance and support during what was a very difficult time. Breda.

    Breda – 11th April 2022