August 28, 2023

Month’s Mind | Tomye Durkin

Dundalk, Louth


Tomye’s Months Mind will be celebrated at Mass on Sunday, September 10th in 

St. Nicholas’ Church at 10.30am. All very welcome. 

I’m Free

Don’t grieve for me now I’m free,

I’m following the path God laid for me.

I took His hand when I heard Him call,

I turned my back and left it all.

I could not stay another day,

To laugh, to love, to work or play.

Tasks left undone must stay that way,

I found that peace at close of day.

If my parting has left a void,

Then fill it with remembered joy.

A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,

Ah, yes these things I too will miss.

Be not burdened with times of sorrow,

I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.

My life’s been full, I’ve savoured much,

Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.

Perhaps my time seemed all too brief,

Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.

Lift up your hearts and share with me,

God wanted me now, He set me free.

Tomye will always be remembered by his twin sister Ann and also by his sisters Ethel and Marie and brother Brendan, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and many close friends.

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