Brother Harrry O'Gara SS.CC.




                          Brother Henry Francis [Harry] O’Gara, [Aged 75]

                             Called home to the Lord – Monday 6th July 2020

                                          at Tanagh, Cootehill, Co. Cavan

                                                May He Rest in Peace

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Harry was born on 9th October 1944 to Edward O’Gara and Rose Meehan in Mullinahone, Co Tipperary.

He entered the Congregation in Tanagh in 1960 and the following year began his Novitiate of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts in Wareham, Jaffrey, Massachusetts, USA on 21st October 1961.

Harry made his First Profession on 25th May 1963 in St Joseph’s Novitiate, Wareham, Massachusetts, USA, and Final Profession on 25th May 1966 in Sacred Hearts Chapel, Cootehill, Co Cavan.

Harry’s first appointment in 1963 was to Tanagh, Cootehill, Co Cavan. He served faithfully on the farm until his illness in the early nineties and resided in Tanagh for the remainder of his life.

1992 -1995 - Served on the Ireland-England Provincial Council.   1978 - Helped set up Rural Group Water Scheme, Drumgole, Co Monaghan.   1990 - Served on Board of Management, Monaghan VEC, Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre.   1999 - Board of Trustees, Damien House, Tanagh, Cootehill, Co Cavan.

He will be deeply missed by his own family [brother Eamon and sisters Rose Pembleton and Pauline O’Gara, his nephews and nieces and extended family], his religious family and his many friends. “Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilis”


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 “Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilis”

Brother Henry Francis O'Gara,

Date & Place of Birth:  09 Oct. 1944 - Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary 

Parents: Edward O'Gara & Rose Meehan

Novitiate: 1961-1963 - Cootehill, Co. Cavan 

Temporary Profession: 25th May 1963 at St. Joseph's Novitiate, Wareham. Massachusetts, USA 

Final Profession: 25th May 1966 at Sacred Hearts Chapel, Cootehill, Co. Cavan 

Called home to the Lord -  6th July 2020