We are saddened to announce the passing of Fr. Tom Cooney O.S.A.
Son of the late Tom and Treasa Cooney.
Fr. Tom died peacefully, on Sunday 27th June, in Blackrock Hospice, after a long illness bravely borne. Predeceased by his sister Sheila and brothers Peter and James (Jimmy). Greatly missed by his sisters Mary and Patricia, brothers Nicholas (Canada), Joseph (USA) and Gabriel, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, the extended family and his Augustinian confrères.
May Fr. Tom Rest in Peace
Arriving in the Church of St. Augustine and St. John, John’s Lane, Thomas Street at 6.00pm on Monday 28th June. Funeral Mass will take place in accordance with strict Government guidelines on Tuesday 29th June at 11.00am. The funeral can be viewed online at https://johnslane.ie/watch-live. Following Mass, burial will take place in Glasnevin Cemetery in the Augustinian plot. A private message of sympathy for Fr. Tom’s family can be left using our condolence section by visiting https://www.masseybrosfuneralhomes.com/funeral-notices.
The Augustinians and family are very grateful for the care Tom received over the last few years from the care team in Ballyboden, the National Rehabilitation Hospital, St Vincent’s University Hospital and the Blackrock Hospice. All flowers and donations please to the Blackrock Hospice. All enquiries to Massey Bros. Funeral Directors 109 The Coombe, Dublin 8 Tel: (01) 4533333.
Born: 21st January 1942 ~ Drogheda, Co. Louth
Solemnly professed: 16th September 1963 ~ Ballyboden
Ordained priest: 11th March 1967 ~ Rome
Died: 27th June 2021
View an interview with Fr. Tom chatting about his life by clicking HERE.