Death Notices

Michael Rafter, Abbeylands, Ferrybank, Waterford Formerly of Larchville and late of the Foundry

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Michael Rafter, Abbeylands, Ferrybank, Waterford Formerly of Larchville and late of the Foundry.

Sunday 12th of September 2021

Predeceased by his son David

Sadly missed by his loving wife Theresa, daughters Michelle, Tracey, Laura and Natalie, sons Trevor, Colm and Stephen, all his beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother Billy, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and friends.

Reposing in Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street on Tuesday 5 pm to 6 pm for family and close friends.

Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10 am in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Ferrybank followed by burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ballygunner.

Michael's Funeral Mass will be livestreamed by following the link below at 10 am.

Michael's funeral cortége will be passing his residence at approximately 9:40 am en route to the Sacred Heart Church for Mass on arrival giving neighbours and friends an opportunity to pay their respects whilst socially distancing.

The above link is provided and managed by an independent Media provider. The Funeral Home accepts no responsibility for its functionality or any interruption to a live transmission.

Due to H.S.E. guidelines the funeral Mass will be limited to 50% of Church capacity We suggest using the online condolence page below as an option to offer your sympathies. Thank you for your co-operation and consideration at this difficult time

John Thompson (Undertaker)
19 Barrack Street, Waterford
051 87 41 59


Condolences (2)

john power

Great friend and neighbour from Henry St and National Board & Paper Mills. Rest in Peace Michael. John

John Aylward

Michael, you are leaving the world a better place than it was when you were born. You lived life well, always a gentleman and nice to meet. Rest in the arms of your God, amen.