We regret to announce the death of Br. John (Baptist) Cashman, C.Ss.R. of the Redemptorist Community at Mount St. Alphonsus, Limerick. Br. John died peacefully at 3.10pm on Wednesday, 18th April in the Mid Western Regional Hospital, Limerick. Fr. Adrian Egan and Br. Seamus Campion were with him. Br. John was born on the 23rd June, 1923, and his home was in Watergrass Hill, in Cork: he was professed a Redemptorist on the 2nd February, 1945. Apart from being regarded as a very saintly man, Br. John was known as one of the finest Bridge players in Limerick. Sadly missed by his niece, Mary, niece-in-law, Ella, nephew-in-law, James, his grand-nieces, Elizabeth and Emma, and his grand-nephews, John and Jonathan, extended family and friends in Co. Cork, and his Redemptorist confreres, in Limerick and throughout Ireland and beyond.
Br. John’s remains will lie in repose in Mount St. Alphonsus Church, Limerick from 4.30pm to 7pm on Friday, 20th April, followed by Mass at 7.15pm. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 12.00 Noon, on Saturday, 21st April, followed by burial in the adjoining monastery cemetery.