R.I.p uncle Richard, thoughts and prayers are with Maire and all the family from Carmel and family xx
Mr. Brennan was a very kind and gracious man, I feel blessed to have known him.
remember richard r.i.p.
You were always So funny and had a smile that brightened the room. We weren't close but a family in Christ. Going to miss your lovely accent.
As Martin Luther King Jr. once said “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge & controversy.” Our father displayed incredible grace and courage throughout his lifetime but primarily as he bravely faced his battle with Leukemia. Our dad was truly an amazing human being not because he always did or said the right thing as he was surprisingly imperfect like all of us but because he treated others with fairness and compassion based solely on the content of their character not on outward appearances. He always did for those in need, often anonymously. He, like my mother, taught us the importance of charity and family.
In his final weeks he brought my siblings and I together. We laughed, we cried and at times probably got on each other's nerves but that's the beauty of families. He gave us the opportunity to envelop him with love while reminding us of the wonderful gift of togetherness. During the wee hours on the morning of his death, my mum was awoken by my dad saying goodbye. She felt his final warm embrace as his spirit wrapped his arms around her – what a wonderful gift! The many gifts he gave me helped shape my life and made me the person I am today. I am grateful for many things – the fact that he literally saved my life on two occasions and loved me unconditionally. I will miss his laugh, the warmth of his smile, the pride in his eyes when he looked at me but most of all his hugs which always brought me comfort.
I wish you joy and peace daddy. In my thoughts, in my heart, in every part of my life, you are always with me and always will be. So, until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.
Love Always Catherine