Mr. Joseph Blaney

THE community in Downpatrick was saddened by the recent death of Mr. Joseph Blaney, of 37 Scotch Street. He was 76.

Mr. Blaney was a retired businessmen who was highly respected and greatly admired.

He was a man of many interests who enjoyed walking, cycling, fishing, music and golf. Above all, he was a loving husband and father.

Canon Sean Rogan and Father Brendan Mulhall officiated at the requiem mass in St. Patrick’s Church on February 2.

Mr. Blaney is survived by his wife Sally, daughter Deborah, sons Paul and Damian, and by four brothers and two sisters.