The death has occurred of Michael Shanks (Lurgan), September 29th 2023, peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Son of the late Dermot and Hannah. Dearly loved father of Dermot, Daniel, Charles, Michael, Rachel, Colum, Stephen and Hannah. Beloved father-in-law to Catherine, Noeleen, Mary, Jillian, Stephen and Erin. Loving brother to Jim, Maureen, Martha, Mary, Sheila, Laura, Joann, Eta, Paul, Colette and the late Pat. A loving grandad to his grandchildren Oisin, Caolán, Clodagh, Ciarán, Rose, Holly, Eirinn, Arthur, Cliona, Olivia, Marianne, Ella, Emily, Darragh, Sophie and the late Mason.
Reposing in his late residence 13 Linen Mews, Lurgan. Funeral from his late residence on Monday 2nd October at 10am to St. Pete'rs Church for Requiem Mass at 10.30am followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium Cavan at 2.00pm.
Sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul.
Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired for 2 North Craigavon Area Hospital. A donation box will be available in his late residence.
Michael's Requiem Mass can be viewed on St. Peters Church webcam.
Very deeply regretted by his loving sons, daughters and entire family circle.
GAA Handball wishes to pass on its deepest condolences to the Shanks family who are a very highly regarded part of our handball community. The late Michael's son Charly is a former All-Ireland Senior Singles champion. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a anam.