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08 Aug 2022

Nenagh's boating community mourns the passing of former boat club caretaker

Nenagh's boating community mourns the passing of former boat club caretaker

The late Margaret McGrath

The boating around Lough Derg and beyond was in mourning this week following the death of Margaret McGrath of Dromineer.

Ms McGrath (née Ryan (Spur) was widely known as caretaker at Nenagh Boat Club based in Dromineer for 45 years.

Ms McGrath passed away peacefully, at Nenagh Hospital on February20 following a short illness.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Christopher; son Noel and daughter Peggy.

She will be sadly missed by her loving family John, William, Caroline, June, Christy, Jodie and Majella; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandson, daughters-in -aw, sons-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces and nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Ryan's Funeral Home, Nenagh, this Monday from 5pm to 7pm.

Ms McGrath's remains will arrive at Carrig Church, Ballycommon, Nenagh, for her Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12pm, with burial afterwards in Dromineer graveyard.

Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to North Tipperary Hospice. House private.

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