The Archdiocese of Armagh is sad to announce the death on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 of Msgr Frank PE, peacefully, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co Louth. Following are the funeral arrangements:
Reposing of Remains at 64 Meadow Grove, Dundalk, Co. Louth, 4.00pm – 9.00pm today, Wednesday, and tomorrow, Thursday, from 4.00pm.
Removal of Remains tomorrow evening, Thursday, 15 October at 6.45pm, arriving at the Church of St Patrick, Dundalk, Co Louth for Mass at 7.00 pm;
Requiem Mass on Friday, 16 October at 12 noon, followed by burial in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Dowdallshill, Dundalk, Co Louth.
Rt Rev Archdeacon Francis Donnelly, PE
Born 7 August 1930, Parish of Moneymore
Studied St Patrick’s College, Armagh 1942 – 1948
St Patrick’s College, Maynooth 1948 – 1958
Ordained 19 June 1955 in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth
DCL, Maynooth 1955 – 1958
Curate, St Patrick’s, Dundalk 1958 – 1978
Administrator, St Patrick’s, Dundalk 1978 – 1985
Parish Priest, Kilsaran 1985 – 1989
Parish Priest, St Peter’s, Drogheda 1989 – 2005
Pastor Emeritus (residing in Dundalk and Ardee) 2005 – until death
Appointed Archdeacon of the Metropolitan Chapter 1989
Appointed a Prelate of Honour (Monsignor) 1990
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