Death of Rev William Heney

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We are sad to hear of the death of Canon William Heney. He was incumbent of Newbridge from 1973 to 1995, a Canon of the Cathedral from 1981 to 1995 and Archdeacon of Kildare from 1986 to 1994. We offer our prayers and deepest sympathy to his family and friends.

Late of Mount Merrion, Canon Heney died peacefully on 2nd December 2020, in his 99th year, in the care of the staff at Brabazon House, Sandymount. He was husband of the late Joan (née Booker) and the late Adelaide (née Crawford). He is sadly missed by the Booker family, Rhona, Jennifer, Melanie, Harry and David and their families, cousin Helen (D’arcy) fellow clergy, residents and staff at the Mageough Home, neighbours and friends.

In accordance with government guidelines, the Funeral Service will be private. You may view the Service on Tuesday (December 8) at 11 am here:

Donations, if desired, to The Royal Hospital, Donnybrook.