THE death occurred on November 29 at his residence 9 Ballinwillin Close, Mitchelstown, of Michael Burke.
The late Michael, in his mid-60s, was a native of Davis Street, Tipperary town.
He was a retired member of the Gardaí Síochana having been in Mitchelstown for the past 40 years. Prior to being stationed in Mitchelstown the late Michael served in Enfield, Ballydesmond, Kanturk and Bandon. He was very well known and respected, being a great family and religious man.
His popularity was borne out in the large and represented attendance that were present on Saturday when his funeral arrived at Mitchelstown Parish Church.
There was also a large attendance at the Requiem Mass and burial on Sunday. There was a guard of honour by members of the Gardai, serving and retired, as the coffin made its way to its final resting place in Brigown New Cemetery.
To his wife, Anne; son, Paul; daughter, Michelle; Paul’s fiancé, Anna; and the Bartkowska family; brother-in-law; sisters-in-law; relatives; neighbours; and friends, we tender our sincere sympathy.