The late Sam Hayden Kilroe

Deep sadness at passing of young Tullamore Defence Forces member

Deep shock and sadness was occasioned in Tullamore and surrounding areas when news emerged late last night (Sunday) of the tragic passing of 22-year old Sam Hayden Kilroe from 19. Cill Báin.

Son of Hilary (née Hayden) and John Kilroe, the young Defence Forces Private had been battling serious illness in recent months and lost his brave fight for life last night.

Sam will be sadly missed and always remembered by his loving parents Hilary and John, brothers Matthew and Ross, sister Sophie, grandfather Tom, step parents Colm and Rose, best friend Harvey, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and many friends.

He will repose at the home of his grandfather Tom in Culleen, Durrow tomorrow evening (Tuesday) from 4pm until Rosary at 8pm.

Removal will take place on Wednesday morning at 11.30am to the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore, arriving for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial after Mass in St. Colmcille's, Cemetery, Durrow.

Funeral Mass can be viewed on:

May his gentle soul rest in peace.