10 Aug 2022

Proud Glen of Aherlow man dies in Carlow

Late Willie Peters, Aherlow and Carlow

Proud Glen of Aherlow man dies in Carlow

The death took place at his residence on Monday, 18th January, 2016 of William (Willie) Peters, Ballykealey, Ballon, Co. Carlow, and formerly from the Glen of Aherlow.

Willie was just three days short of his 63rd birthday. A mechanic by trade, Willie worked in Dublin and Carlow in his youth and at Milltown Engineering in Garryhill in later years. During semi-retirement he workd with Distage in Tullow.

He married Judy Townsend, Carrigslaney in 1977 and they had three children, Gillian, Ciara and Thomas.

Apart from his family Willie's main interests in life was “anything with an engine” whether it was a motorbike, car, lorry or heavy plant.

His remains were removed to the Church of Ss. Peter & Paul's, Ballon, Co. Carlow for Requiem Mass and burial took place in Kildavin cemetery afterwards.

Willie is mourned by his wife Judy, daughters Gillian (Dublin) and Ciara (Ballykealey), son Thomas (Dublin), brother John, sister Mary, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends in Carlow and in Tipperary.

May he rest in peace.

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