The Late Mike Roche, Mechanic, Fireman, Rugby Player, Darts Player and More

Castleisland fire chief Donie Coffey (centre) pictured with his two retiring firemen, the late Mike Roche (left) and the late Gene Brennan. The two men had over half a century of service between them at the time of their retirement in December 2000. ©Photograph: John Reidy 15/12/00

The death has occurred of Mike Roche, Dromroe, Currow, Killarney, Co. Kerry and late of 24 Desmond’s Avenue, Castleisland and Glenlarhan, Cordal, Roche’s Garage, Market Cross, Castleisland and ex Castleisland Fire Brigade.

August 8th 2018, peacefully in the presence of his loving family in the excellent care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital, Kerry.

Sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, son D.J., daughter Jennifer, son-in-law John, daughter-in-law Yvonne, his adored nine grandchildren, sisters: Kate and Marie, brothers: Derry and Willie and the late John, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours, his Fire Brigade Colleagues and many friends.

May He Rest In Peace

Reposing at Tangney’s Funeral Home, Castleisland on Thursday evening from 5pm to 7pm followed by removal to Castleisland Parish Church.

Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. John’s Cemetery, Castleisland.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to the Palliative Care Unit University Hospital Kerry c/o Tangney’s Funeral Home Castleisland.

Date Published: Wednesday 8th August 2018. Date of Death: Wednesday 8th August 2018.

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