Main Notices | 14th September 2021

McATEER (Barnmeen) September 12, 2021 peacefully at Rathfriland Manor Care Home. Very Rev Fr Tom, Barnmeen Parochial House, Drumgath Parish and formerly of O'Neill Avenue, Newry. May he rest in peace. Removal on today Tuesday from St Colman's Church, Barnmeen at 11.15am for 12noon Requiem Mass in St Mary's Church, Chapel Street, Newry. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Requiem Mass can be viewed online He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his sorrowing nieces, nephews, wider family circle, Archbishop Eamon Martin, Bishop John McAreavey, the Priests and Religious of the Diocese and the parishioners of Drumgath and Mayobridge Parishes, also the other Parishes where Fr Tom served. Our Lady of Lourdes pray for him. Any further enquiries to Heaney Keenan Funeral Directors, Newry (028) 3026 2965.

Sympathy Notices

McATEER Reverend Tom McAteer CC. The Dromore Diocesan Lourdes Executive deeply regrets the death of its esteemed former Treasurer Fr Tom, may he rest in peace. Sincere sympathy is extended to his nieces, nephews, family circle, Archbishop Eamon Martin, Bishop John McAreavey, the Priests and Religious of the Diocese of Dromore. Our Lady of Lourdes pray for him. St Bernadette pray for him.Martin Hayes (Chairman)John Downey (General Secretary).

McATEER Fr Tom. September 12, 2021. Drumgath Ladies Group wish to express their sincere sympathies on the passing of Fr Tom, curate of Drumgath Parish. We tender our deepest sympathy to his nieces, nephews and family circle. Rest in peace Fr Tom.

McATEER (Barnmeen) Fr Tom. The School community of St Patrick's Primary and Nursery School, Mayobridge is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our very dear Fr Tom, former School Chaplain and Governor. A dedicated servant of God and the Church, Fr Tom ministered with integrity and humility, leading always by his innate Christian example. He was gifted with an abundance of calmness and a particular commitment to helping the sick and those in need. Fr Tom lived out his vocation pastorally and compassionately and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Our thoughts and prayers are with his nieces and nephews as well as his family within the Church. St Patrick pray for him. M Ryan (Principal).

McATEER Drumgath Lourdes Committee regret the death of Fr. Tom McAteer, retired curate of Drumgath Parish. Sincere sympathy to the entire family circle.