There was sadness in Killanure and Camross last week following the passing of Michael Scully.
Mr Scully passed away on March 8 at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.
He is predeceased by his wife Kathleen and his parents.
Mr Scully was Laois GAA’s Hurling Board Chairman from 1974 into the 1980s.
Heavily involved with the Fianna Fail party, he was also chairman of Camross GAA for number of years.
As a player, Michael was on the Camross team that won the 1964 Junior A championship.
A year later, he was on the Camross team that claimed U-21 hurling glory.
Michael worked most of his life in forestry and had farm near St Aiden’s Church in Killenure where his requiem mass took place last Friday.
Mr Scully is the beloved father of Geraldine, Carmel, Mick, Claire and Eoin.
He will be sadly missed by his loving family, 12 grandchildren Jack, Savannah, Ally, Naoise, Breena, Rory, Conor, Aoife, Katie, Ben, Will and Caiden, sisters Teresa (Lynch), Kathleen (Kennedy) and Marian (Carey), brother Martin, sons-in-law Sean, Alan and Robbie, daughters-in-law Catherine and Elaine, sisters-in-law, Bridie Lalor, Mary McGrath and Kathy Scully, brothers-in-law Michael Lynch and Paddy Carey, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May he Rest in Peace.
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