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In Memoriam - Br Enda O'Donovan

Date: 01 Nov 2016

Venue: Cork

In Memoriam: Brother Matthias Enda O’Donovan FPM

Brother Matthias Enda O’Donovan of Presentation Brothers, Maiville, Turners Cross, Cork Kerry died peacefully in Marymount University Hospice, Curraheen, Cork at 10.00am on Friday, 14th October, 2016.

Brother Enda was born to Denis and Cathy O’Donovan in Kilmeen, Rossmore, Clonakilty, Co. Cork on 19th December 1928. He entered the Presentation Brothers at Mount St Joseph, Cork in 1947  He made his First Profession of Vows in 1949 and his Final Profession in 1952. 

He is survived by his brother, Michael; his sister Mary; sisters-in-law, Norah, Dody and Joan; nephews and nieces; grandnephews and grandnieces; relatives and friends; and his Presentation Brothers Community.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Jim, Chris and Paddy; his sister, Nellie.

Brother Enda was educated at Rossmore National School, Clonakilty, Co. Cork; Coláiste Muire, Douglas Road, Cork; St. Teresa’s College, Passage West, Co. Cork and De La Salle College, Waterford.  He taught in Presentation Brothers College, Glasthule; Scoil Iosaef Naofa, Cobh, Co. Cork; Greenmount National School, Cork; Scoil Cholmcille, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal and Scoil Chríost Rí, Cork.  He retired from teaching in 1992. 

Brother Enda served as Community Bursar in Greenmount and Maiville.  

Requiem Mass took place at Christ the King Church, Turners Cross, Cork on 18th October, 2016 followed by Burial at Mount St Joseph, Blarney Street, Cork.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam usual.