The death has occurred of

Michael (Mickey) Purcell,

McDermott Road, Cork Road, Waterford
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Date Posted
Date of Passing
8 October 2022
Date of Funeral
11 October 2022
Funeral Venue
St. John's Church, Parnell Street

Formerly of Waterford Crystal.

Late of Ozanam Street

Predeceased by his wife Mary and grandson Kyle.

Michael passed away peacefully after a short illness bravely borne.

Sadly missed by his loving daughters Rose, Catherine, Martina, Annabel and Fiona, sons Michael, Thomas and Declan, brother Buddy, sisters Angela and Carmel, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May Michael Rest In Peace

Reposing in Thompsons Funeral Home, Barrack Street on Monday (10th October) from 7 pm until 8:30 pm with vigil prayers and rosary at 8:00 pm.

Requiem Mass in St. John’s Church, Parnell Street on Tuesday at 9:30 am followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ballygunner.

Michael’s funeral cortége will be passing his residence at approximately 9:15 am on Tuesday en route to St. John’s Church, Parnell Street giving neighbours and friends an opportunity to pay their respects.

Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Waterford River Rescue by following the link below:

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

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Michael’s 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’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

    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