Tuesday, May 04, 2021

The Castlebar area is mourning the passing of Richard Wynne.

Mr Wynne of Gort an Tobair, Parke, Castlebar and formerly of Wynne’s Newsagents, Main Street and Blackfort, Newport Road, Castlebar died peacefully at his home.

For many years, Mr Wynne ran the landmark Castlebar newsagents on Main Street. The business had been in the family for 147 years before closing its doors in 2011.

The Castlebar man has been a leading light in Parke Drama Group and the Reserve Defence Forces in Castlebar.

Mr Wynne was predeceased by his parents Des and Ita Wynne. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Bríd (Quinn), sister Deirdre Wynne-Pelly and brother Garry, brother and sisters-in-laws, nieces and nephews Alana, Leona, Oisín, Ruairí and Fionn, nieces and nephews-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

Removal from his residence takes place this Thursday at 11am for cremation in Shannon Crematorium at 3pm via Old Turlough Road and Main Street, Castlebar.

Due to the HSE and Government guidelines the funeral at all stages will be private for family only, house strictly private please. 

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