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BROTHER ANTHONY JAMES JOSEPH McMORROW SSCC [aged 79] was called home to the Lord on Monday 8th June 2015, at St Vincent's Hospital, Dublin.

He was born on 2nd October 1935 to Thomas McMorrow and Mary Madagan, in Limerick City and was educated in Rosses Point, Co Sligo. He entered the Novitiate of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts in Cootehill, Co Cavan in July 8th 1952 and made his First Profession on 9th July 1953. Anthony made Final Profession on 3rd October 1956.

From 1960-1969 he was assistant to the students and community in our Seminary in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, USA and was assistant to students in the the Juniorate in Clones, Co Monaghan from 1969 until 1974. From 1974 until 1981 he resided in our Community House, Ealing and from 1981-1983 was in Holy Cross Parish, Bedford, England, returning to Ealing from 1983 until 1985. In 1985 he moved to Coudrin House, 27 Northbrook Road, Dublin. From 1987-1996 he was resident in Sunbury Gardens, Dublin.

Since 1996 he has lived in community at Coudrin House, 27 Northbrook Road, Dublin. On Monday 61h April 2015 Anthony was admitted to St Vincent's Hospital, Dublin and, sadly, passed away peacefully this morning.

Brother Anthony, while enduring poor health over the years will be remembered for his great dry sense of humour and his love of Irish poetry, language and culture.

He will be deeply missed by his own family, his religious family and his many friends .

"Ar dheis De go raihh a anam dilis"


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