Death Notices

Bernard Scully
January 11, 2021

The death has occurred of Bernard Scully, New York, USA / Headfield, Ballymurphy, Borris, Co Carlow.

Bernard Scully, New York, USA, and formerly of Headfield, Ballymurphy, Borris, Co Carlow, died peacefully on Sunday, 10th January 2021. Beloved husband of the late Patricia Scully, loving father of Maureen, father-in-law of Johnny and grandfather of Sean and Ryan. He will be deeply missed also by his sister Mary (Cloney) and brother Peter (Scully).

Rest in Peace

Ben’s family acknowledge that people would like to offer their condolences. Please use the condolence book link below to offer your sympathy:


Lily Whitty
January 10, 2021

The death has taken place of Elizabeth (Lily) Whitty (née Holohan), Milltown, Borris, Via Kilkenny

Lily died peacefully at her home on Sunday evening, 10th January 2021, in the loving care of her family.

Predeceased by her loving husband James (Jim), and her daughter Catherine. She will be sadly missed by her daughters Helen (Morgan), Áileen and Lynda, sons Andrew, Padraig, J.J. and Gerard, her sisters Kathleen Holohan, Lowergrange, Goresbridge, and Mary Brophy, Confey, Leixlip, her sister-in-law Breda Whitty, her daughters-in-law, son-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Lily will be laid to rest at a private family graveside service and prayers in Our Lady of Lourdes Church Graveyard, Skeoughvosteen, on Wednesday morning at 11:00 am, 13th January 2021.

If you wish to express your sympathy to the family, you may do so by adding a note of condolences at this link:, for which the family will be very grateful.

Richard (Dick) Phelan
January 7, 2021

The death has occurred of Richard (Dick) Phelan, Mount Sion, Ferrybank, Waterford / Ballymartin, Borris, Co Carlow

Richard (Dick) Phelan, Mount Sion, Ferrybank, Waterford, died on Thursday, 7th January 2021, peacefully in his 96th year, at University Hospital Waterford. Predeceased by his son Brendan. Richard will be sadly missed by his loving wife Helen (nee Fleming), sons Declan and Richard, daughters Ciara (O’Kane) and Noemi (Moore), grandchildren Alan, Stephen, Rachel, Sarah, Alicia and Niamh, sons-in-law Bryan and Roger, daughters-in-law Philippa and Anne, brother-in-law Michael, sisters-in-law Hannah and Nesta, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and many friends.

Rest in Peace

Richard’s removal will take place on Saturday, 9th January 2021, to the Sacred Heart Church, Ferrybank, arriving for Requiem Mass at 10:00 am followed immediately by interment in the adjoining cemetery.

To view Richard’s Funeral Mass, please click the link below at 9.50 am on Saturday, 9th January 2021:

No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to Waterford Hospice, c/o Powers Funeral Directors, Ferrybank – or click on the link below:

Due to HSE guidelines, the Funeral Mass and interment will be private for the immediate family and close friends. We suggest using the online condolence page link below as an option to offer your sympathies:

Thank you for your co-operation and consideration at this difficult time.


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