Derek {Denik} McManus

Name of Person: Derek {Denik} McManus
Date of death: Thursday 30th March 2023
Area: Formerly of Claughaun Fort, Garryowen, Limerick
Notice: Derek {Denik} McManus, a native of Claughaun Fort Garryowen, Limerick, passed away peacefully at his home in Gillingham, Kent, on March 30th, 2023, surrounded by his family. The loving husband of Claire and father of Derek and Fionntan, he will be missed by his daughter-in-law Margaret, grandson Ray, siblings, extended family, and friends. Derek’s parents, Eddie and Chrissy, preceded him in death. His funeral took place in Gillingham, with his ashes being cremated at Mount St. Lawrence Extension Cemetery, Limerick. The family requested donations be sent to the Chris Aked Foundation, which provides support to bereaved children.

A Memorial Mass was held on Friday, May 19th, at St. John’s Cathedral in Limerick. The service was streamed live, and the family requested messages of condolence be left in the Comments section on the online obituary.

In conclusion, the death of Derek McManus was announced, and his family and friends were left to mourn his loss. He may have been known to many people, but to his family, he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. While the funeral service was held in Gillingham, Kent, his family ensured that those who couldn’t attend were able to participate by streaming the Memorial Mass online. Donations were requested to support the Chris Aked Foundation, which provides assistance to children who have lost a loved one. Derek was deeply loved and will be missed.

Funeral Director Details

Joseph Cross & Sons Funeral Directors

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