Death of former Castleconnor resident Noel Rafter in Australia


The passing of former Carragarry native Noel Rafter is mourned by his many friends in Castleconnor.

Noel emigrated to Sydney, Australia where sadly he died last week.

Son of well-known farming couple, the late John and Evelyn Rafter (nee Judge), he is remembered as a popular and respected figure whose visits home on holidays were always welcomed by all who knew him. Noel resided in Australia for a number of years.

Deeply regretted by his beloved wife Margaret, Noel is also survived by a daughter, Alison, son Seamus, daughter-in-law, Rebecca, son-in-law, Matthew, grandchildren, sister Mary Treacy, Ballina, nephews and nieces in Australia and Ireland and other relatives.

His funeral Mass will be held in Pinegrove Cemetery Chapel, Minchinbury, Sydney, on tomorrow, Wednesday, at 1pm Australian time (4am Irish time)

The Mass will be live streamed on:

When you login, you will be asked for Event ID/email, which is:

The password is: XKC9QC

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.