Fr Leo Silke

Died on April 16, 2021

The death has occurred of Fr Leo Silke, Blackrock, Cork / Borris, Co Carlow

Fr Leo Silke, SMA, (Society of African Missions), late of Borris, Co Carlow, died peacefully on 16th April 2021 at St Theresa’s Nursing Unit, SMA House, Blackrock Road, Cork.

Predeceased by his parents Michael and Teresa (née McGoldrick), his sister Mona, and brothers Desmond, Brendan, Donal, Vincent and Declan.

Rest in Peace

Deeply regretted by his nieces and nephews, cousins, relatives, friends, the people of the Archdiocese of Jos, Nigeria, the Archdiocese of Westminster, England, and his confreres in the Society of African Missions.

In line with government guidelines, and with the support of ­­­­his family, the funeral is strictly private. Condolences may be added on the website by  CLICKING HERE.

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