Paschal was well-known Gorey businessman

By Dan Walsh

Gorey communities are mourning the sad loss of well-known Gorey businessman, Paschal Whitmore, who was laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Gorey, following Requiem Mass in St. Michael’s Church, Gorey, yesterday (Wednesday).

From The Avenue, Gorey, and formerly of Whitmore Jewellers 37 Main Street, Gorey, Paschal passed away peacefully on Friday, April 8th at St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his loved ones.


A kind and highly respectable member of the community Paschal was well-known from Whitmore Jewellers on Gorey’s Main Street a family business established by his parents, Jack and Bridie Whitmore, in 1957. Whitmore Jewellers also have a branch in Gorey Shopping Centre.

He was very much admired in sporting circles and served as President of Gorey Rugby Club, 2002 and 2003, and played in tournaments through his long involvement with Courtown Golf Club.

Deepest sympathy is extended to the beloved husband of Caroline, loving father of Cathal, Ciaran, Deirdre and Bryan, son of Bridie and the late Jack and brother of John, Brenda, Leonard, Lynda and Anna. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, daughter, sons, mother, sisters, brothers, uncle, grandchildren, daughter-in-law, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours. R.I.P.

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