It is with great sadness that GAA Handball inform you of the death of Pat Cleary, Ballyanne, Co Wexford former All Ireland champion and stalwart of Wexford Handball.
Pat was a winner of three 40x20 Senior Doubles titles with his partner John Fleming in 1982, 83 & 84 along with several other titles at various levels across all codes.
On behalf of the association we offer our sincere condolences to Pat's family.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Further details below:
The death has occurred of Pat Cleary, Southknock, New Ross, Wexford
Beloved husband of Mary (Desmond), adoring father of Sarah, Des and Laura, son of Kitty and the late Simon, brother of Marie, Eamonn, Anne, Simon and Frank, sadly missed by his parents-in-law Declan and Sheila Desmond, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and a large circle of friends.
May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace
Due to the current guidelines, a private family funeral will take place on Monday (May 18th). Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot, please leave a message in the 'condolence' section below.
Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Wexford Hospice Homecare, c/o Cooney's funeral directors, 4 Robert Street, New Ross.
Pat's funeral Mass may be viewed on Monday 18th May at 10am on the following link https://newrossparish.ie/live-video/
A memorial mass will take place at a later date.