Death of Right Reverend Dean Anthony Davies

Dean Davies died Sunday 17th January, 2021, at Ardmaine Nursing Home, Newry, he is survived by his brother Terry Davies and sister Rita Foy. Formerly Parish Priest of Dromara and Clonduff, he was born in 1932 and ordained in 1959. He was appointed to the Diocesan Chapter in 2000 and became Dean of the Chapter in 2003. He retired in 2009. 

He is mourned by the priests and religious of the Diocese, and the many parishioners whom he served over fifty years of. ministry. 

His funeral will take place on Tuesday 19th January in the church of St John the Evangelist, Hilltown. Sadly, due to the current Covid restrictions, the funeral will be strictly private. 

Eternal rest, grant onto him, O Lord