The death has taken place on Friday 13 March, of Fr Vincent Darragh, formerly of Loup Road, Moneymore. May he rest in peace.
The funeral arrangements are as follows:
Remains will be reposing at St Patrick’s Church, Ballinderry, from 6.15pm-9pm on Saturday 14th March;
Requiem Mass on Sunday 15th March at 12.00 noon;
Funeral Mass strictly private due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation.
A Mass in memory of Fr Darragh will be arranged at a later date so that his many friends and former parishioners can attend.
Very Rev Vincent Darragh PE
Born: 21 October 1933, Parish of Ballinderry
Studied St Patrick’s College, Armagh 1947-52
St Patrick’s College, Maynooth 1952-59
Ordained: 21 June 1959, Maynooth
On loan, Brentwood 1959-65
Curate, Aughnacloy 1965-70
Curate, Monasterboice 1970-73
Curate, Dungannon 1973-82
Missions, Lagos, Nigeria 1982-86
Curate, Keady 1986-89
Diocesan Director, Pontifical Missions Society 1986-2019
Parish Priest, Clonfeacle 1989-2009
Co-Ordinator Days of Reflection, Benburb 1990-2019
Pastor Emeritus, Assistant Pastor, Ardboe 2009-2019
Pastor Emeritus, Retired 2019-2020
Date of Death: 13 March 2020, Cookstown