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Acknowledgement

The family of the late Colm ‘Gunner’ Quinn of Newry and, New York, who sadly passed on the 10th of March 2021, wish to acknowledge the many expressions of sympathy and gestures of kindness shown to them following their sad loss. Parents, Mary and Tom, siblings, Donal, Ciara, Marita and Patrick, brothers in law, Iain and Eoin, sister-in-law, Pauline, nieces, Áine, Brigid and Sadhbh and nephew Finbar, Grandmother, May McDonald and the wider family circle. 

Unfortunately, due to Covid Restrictions many people were unable to offer their condolences to us in person, and we have been overwhelmed by the many gestures of kindness and outpouring of sympathy extended through various means. All family and friends that sympathised with us the world over. People calling at the house to offer sympathy, sending messages, cards, letters, and floral tributes, they were most welcome and gave us great comfort.

Colm 'Gunner' Quinn

We would especially like to express our deep gratitude to Clive Anderson from Pelham Funeral home - NYC, Fr Brendan Fitzgerald for his words at Colm’s wake in NYC, all of Colm’s friends and our family that attended his wake in New York; Donna Dobbin for her care and support in accompanying Colm on his final journey back to Ireland; Collie and Eithne Bell from the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust (KBRT) for their sensitive care and compassion bringing Colm back home;  Paul McEvoy, Funeral Directors for their professional and compassionate handling of all the funeral arrangements for Colm; Fr Conor for his beautiful and meaningful words spoken at Colm’s funeral mass; Donna Griffin for the beautiful floral arrangements; Eilish McCaffery for the beautiful music, all those that attended Colm’s Funeral mass or watched via live stream; Ballyholland GAA and Community Association, Church Street Community Association and Newry Shamrocks GAA. 

To those who helped in any way, your contribution was and is very much appreciated.  As it would be impossible to thank everyone individually, please accept this acknowledgement as an expression of our deepest gratitude. 

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