'He was loved by everyone' - School community in mourning as vice principal dies suddenly
Tributes have been paid to a popular vice principal who died suddenly over the weekend.
John Nestor (50s) from Ballymore, Askeaton, Co Limerick passed away from a suspected heart attack on August 10.
Mr Nestor was the vice principal of Patrickswell National School and had spent his career teaching at the school.
The national school paid tribute to Mr Nestor by opening up a book of condolences.
He is survived by his sister Angela, brothers Martin and Gerard, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunt Helen, grandniece, cousins, relatives, friends, colleagues and pupils from Patrickswell National School.
Limerick Mayor Sean Lynch paid tribute to the much-loved vice principal saying that he was "an absolute gent".
"He steered so many kids in a fantastic direction and he was loved by everyone.
"He has left a huge legacy in the school and will be hard to replace a man of his high calibre."
Mr Lynch passed on his condolences to John Nestor's family and friends.
Requiem Mass for Mr Nestor will be held on Monday, August 14 at 2pm at St Mary's Church with burial afterwards in Reilig Mhuire Cemetery.