Our brother Paschal Slevin OFM died on 1 May after a long illness, in the loving care of the staff in St. Joseph’s, Shankill, Co. Dublin. He was member of the Franciscan community, Dun Mhuire, Seafield Road, Killiney, Co. Dublin.

Fr Paschal was born in Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath in 1934. He joined the Franciscan Order in 1952 and was ordained to the priesthood 1960.

He was a missionary for many years in Zimbabwe where his Franciscan heart and courageous dedication to the people, even during a time of war, had a lasting impact on the lives of many.

Funeral Arrangements: Reposing in Dun Mhuire, Killiney on Wednesday, May 3rd, from 5pm to 6pm followed by Removal to Adam & Eve Church, Merchant’s Quay, Dublin arriving at 7pm.

Funeral Mass at 10.30am Thursday, May 4th, followed by burial at Franciscan Abbey, Multyfarnham, Co. Westmeath.

Enquiries to Thomas Murphy & Sons Funeral Directors 01 2862471.