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Death of trainer's centenarian mother

Story by Noelle Finegan

Thursday, 15th May, 2014 4:39pm

Death of trainer's centenarian mother

Mrs Meade reading the letter sent by President Higgins on her 100th birthday.

Agnes Meade, mother of well-known horse trainer Noel Meade, has passed away in her 101st year.
Mrs Meade (nee Halpin) of Painstown, Castletown KP, celebrated her 100th birthday in January and had been resident in Kilmainhamwood Nursing Home. She was predeceased by her husband Patrick, who died in 1984,
Originally a member of the Halpin family from Nobber, Mrs Meade moved to Castletown when she married farmer Patsy Meade. The couple had six children Eithne, Hylda, Anne, Noel, Dorothy and Ben.
The centenarian was a lifelong member of Nobber ICA. Mrs Meade celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends at Kilmainhamwood Nursing Home in January.
She is survived by her children Eithne, Hylda, Anne, Noel, Dorothy and Ben, daughter-in-law Vivienne, sons-in-law Mark, Paddy, Andrew and Jonathan, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.
Removal takes place this evening, Thursday to St Patrick’s Church, Castletown KP, Navan, arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass takes place tomorrow Friday at 12noon with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

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