The death has occurred of

Hugo O’Donovan

Old Tramore Road
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Date Posted
Date of Passing
17 September 2022
Date of Funeral
24 September 2022

With heavy hearts we announce the death of Hugo Anthony Patrick O’Donovan of ‘Couse Mill’, Old Tramore Road, Waterford on Saturday the 17th September.


Known widely and deeply loved for his exuberant, passionate and totally unique way of walking in this world.


His beautiful self will be missed deeply by many.

His family and many friends are mourning deeply. So painfully missed by his most beloved daughter Emilyrose, his wife Patricia, sisters Caroline, Patricia and Heather, best friend and soul brother Tony, nephews Robert, Geoffrey, Mario, Rene and Neil, brothers-in-law Alan, Alan C, Jonathan and Paul, mother-in-law Joy, sister-in-law, his dear friend Melissa and his many wonderful neighbours and friends.


May he walk in beauty and walk in peace.


House Private at all time please


Please join us in celebrating Hugo’s life at St. Patrick’s Gateway, Patrick St., Waterford on Saturday (24th September) from 2 pm to 4:30 pm.


Hugo’s cremation will take place on Monday (26th September) at 2 pm in The Island Crematorium, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork.


Donation’s if desired to Pieta House by following the link below:

Donation Link


Fond memories and songs are welcome.


Book of Condolence:

Condolence Link

If you wish to leave a condolence, message or some memories for Hugo’s family please do so in the condolence section below.

The family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time.

Contact Us

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