Sunday 18 March 2018

'He died of a broken heart' - Dublin man passes away just three days after his wife

Anne and Terry O'Leary
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A Dublin man died "of a broken heart" just three days after his wife sadly passed away.

Anne and Terry O'Leary were laid to rest together today after dying in the same week.

The married couple were from Finglas and are survived by their five children.

Ms O'Leary died peacefully on May 12 in St Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown.

The family said Mr O'Leary died "of a broken heart" just three days later.

Mourners were requested to wear bright clothing to the funeral today as a celebration of their life.

In a notice on, the family said: "They will be deeply missed by their heart broken family; brothers Michael , Danny and Sonny, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends."

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