YOUNG LIFE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF DEATH Memories of Michaela will last forever
ONE YEAR ON after the tragic death of their daughter, Michaela, Ger and Jo Fiztsimons would like to pass on their thanks to the people of Bray and the surrounding areas who have given them such a great support.
Michaela was a talented Irish dancer who won numerous All-Ireland and Celtic Championships while she attended the Josephine Mahon School of Irish Dancing.
Her passing left the staff at the school shocked and broken-hearted as they lost one of their most caring, witty and extremely talented dancers.
She loved being a part of her class teams and was dearly loved by them all. Michaela was also known for her amazing rhythms that she could dance and even nicknamed a pair of her hard shoes ‘Chippie’.
At the time of her passing this talented young lady was due to compete with her class three weeks later in the C.A.I.D. Celtic Nationals in England and as a mark of respect
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and Tess. dan, Graham Christine Sweetland and fellow teachers named the Under-17 Championship, The Michaela Fitzsimons Championship. Her teachers were also presented with the cup Michaela had previously won and the sash to be brought home to her parents.
Michaela’s parents Ger and Jo and her family Garreth, Jordan, Graham and Tess have many people they would like to thank including the nurses and doctors who who tried so hard on the fatal night to revive Michaela. In particular they would like to thank paramedic David Kelly a relation of Michaela’s who arrived at the scene not knowing it would be Michaela who needed assistance.
‘Dave thank you for everything you were our rock when we needed it,’ attributed Ger. The family would also like to thank family, friends, neighbours, work colleagues, school staff, Gardaí at Bray and all those who paid tribute to their daughter at her funeral and who made it a very special celebration of her life.
Michaela’a first anniversary (away from home) Mass will be held in St. Peter’s Church, Little Bray on Sunday morning 12 noon mass on October 5.
MIchaela will never be forgotten.