The death has occurred of

Seámus O Rourke,

Leamy Street, Waterford
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Date Posted
Date of Passing
31 January 2023
Date of Funeral
4 February 2023
Funeral Venue
Holy Family Church, Luke Wadding Street

Formerly of Sallypark.

Late of A.C.E.C.


Predeceased by his beloved wife Ann, parents Patrick and Mary, brother Tommy.


Will be sadly missed by his family, beloved father of Eadaoin, adored grandfather of Charley and Nicole, son-in-law Edd, brother John, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces Martina, Eleanor, Sharon and Fiona, nephew Padraig, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.


May Seámus Rest in Peace


Reposing in Thompsons Funeral Home Barrack Street on Friday (3rd February) from 3.30 pm with vigil prayers and rosary at 5 pm.


Requiem Mass on Saturday (4th February) in The Holy Family Church, Luke Wadding Street at 10 am followed by burial in Kilbarry Cemetery.


Seamus’ funeral cortége will be walking from his residence on Saturday en route to the Holy Family Church and passing his residence on route to the Cemetery.


The family would like to thank the Nurses, Doctors and Carer’s in University Hospital Waterford for the wonderful care they gave to Seámus whilst he was in hospital.


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The O’Rourke 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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    From start to finish, the help and support you all gave us was beyond limits.  Our mother looked so peaceful and beautiful.  Our minds were put to rest when we saw how lovely and peaceful she looked on her final journey.  It is a credit to a wonderful team.

    Pat M.

    Martena, Niall, Michael, Jim, Noel  and all,   I just wanted to write to say thank you so much to you all, for your kindness and efficiency last week. My father’s funeral and cremation were beautiful and all went very smoothly.   Your kindness, respect and sensitivity was so much appreciated at this sad time.

    Michelle C.

    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.

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    A Parent

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