Joseph Neylon – RIP

I've spent the last couple of days in Co Clare with most of my family (which is why I haven't been answering emails as quickly as normal).

We seem to come together most often these days for weddings and funerals.

My grandfather, Joseph (Joe) Neylon, passed away last Tuesday so we were there to say our farewells.

My grandfather lived a very full life and passed away at the age of 94. He'd even written his memoirs!

I could probably write a lot more about the important role he played in my life, but I can't at the moment and I may never be able to.

He'll be missed

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18 Responses to Joseph Neylon – RIP

  1. Ken Stanley May 19, 2008 at 2:10 pm #

    Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

  2. Grannymar May 19, 2008 at 2:56 pm #

    Write when you are ready. It took me ten years.
    My thoughts are with you and as Ken says, Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

  3. David Behan May 19, 2008 at 3:01 pm #

    Sorry to hear that Michele – always a difficult time.

  4. Trinity May 19, 2008 at 3:03 pm #

    Sorry to hear that Michele

  5. Anthony May 19, 2008 at 3:33 pm #

    Sorry to hear that man. RIP.

  6. James Mernin May 19, 2008 at 3:43 pm #

    So sorry to hear that Michele, hopefully the lifetime of happy memories (and he memoirs) will help to fill the enormous void left by his passing.
    94 is a great age, what was his secret?

  7. Des Field Corbett May 19, 2008 at 4:38 pm #

    Sorry to hear that

  8. Michele Neylon May 19, 2008 at 8:06 pm #

    Thanks for all the kind comments.
    He had lived a very full life and died peacefully in his sleep, so we’ll remember him as being very alive and full of vitality.

  9. NiallOK May 19, 2008 at 8:26 pm #

    Sorry for your loss, although it’s good to see he lived so well, so happily and healthily and for so long.
    Maybe he’s passed the long life gene on to you!
    All the best,

  10. keith bohanna May 19, 2008 at 9:29 pm #

    That is a great memory Michele

  11. Will Knott May 20, 2008 at 12:49 am #

    Sorry to hear that Michelle. My thoughts are with you.

  12. Tom Doyle May 20, 2008 at 9:34 am #

    Jesus, sorry to hear that man. My thoughts are with you.

  13. Donn May 20, 2008 at 10:46 am #

    Aye, really sorry to hear that Michele, that is a grand old age though.

  14. Mark May 20, 2008 at 12:04 pm #

    My thoughts are with you my friend. I’m only a phone call away if you need a chat.

  15. Jason Roe May 20, 2008 at 6:43 pm #

    Just seen this now, sorry to hear about your loss Michele.

  16. Niall May 21, 2008 at 12:13 pm #

    Sorry for your loss Michele.
    – Niall

  17. Michele Neylon May 21, 2008 at 1:05 pm #

    Thanks Niall

  18. Andy May 22, 2008 at 10:36 pm #

    Sorry to hear about that Michelle. 94 – a good crack at the whip though – may we both live to see out 94th!

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