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Well-known Tuam businessman Joe O'Toole has died

Saturday, 16th March, 2019 4:58pm
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Well-known Tuam businessman Joe O'Toole has died

THE late Joe O'Toole with his wife Helen in Tuam in 1992

Well-known Tuam businessman Joe O'Toole has died

THE late Joe O'Toole with his wife Helen in Tuam in 1992

ONE of Tuam’s best-known business figures, Joe O’Toole, has died.

Joe, who was in his late 80s, opened his first supermarket on Bishop Street in 1967.

A native of Claran, Heaford, he was the eldest son, and second eldest of seven children.

The owner of the Super Valu in Tuam, employing in the region of 170 people, celebrated 50 years in business in 2017.

He was predeceased by his wife Helen who died in 2013.

Joe is survived by his family, his sisters Mary McGath (Shrule) and Theresa Harrison (Manchester), sister-in-law, brother-in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours, special friend Mary Lardner, his staff and their families at O’Toole’s Supervalu, Tuam.

Reposing at O’Toole’s Palace Building, Bishop Street, Tuam on Monday afternoon from 2pm with removal at 7pm to Cathedral of the Assumption for Mass at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 o’c (noon). Funeral afterwards to Killursa Cemetery, Headford. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired to Palliative Care UHG.

 

 

 

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