The death has taken place of Fr Patrick Keary, retired Parish Priest of Clara.
Fr Keary was a native of Kilcormac parish and was educated at St Finian’s and Maynooth.
He was ordained on 19 June 1966 in Maynooth.
He served in St Finian’s College, Mullingar from 1966 – 1988, where he was appointed Vice President in 1986.
He then served in the parishes of Kilcloon 1988 – 1991; Sabbatical in Rome 1991-92; Holy Family, Drogheda 1992-2005 and Clara from 2005 until his retirement in 2019.
Fr Keary’s Funeral Mass will take place in Clara on Tuesday at 12 noon, followed by burial in Kilcormac.
The Mass can be viewed via the following link:
Because of restrictions a Memorial Mass will be held for him later.
May he rest in peace.