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Kay Williams

posted 10 Dec 2012, 05:16 by Unknown user   [ updated 20 Dec 2012, 01:18 ]

On September 29th 2009 we lost of our most honourable and respected member our club has had, Kay Williams, and on behalf of the clubs, members & supporters we offer our deepest sympathies to Paddy and his family. Kay's contribution to this community is untold, A person loved by all, her gentle easy going manner and friendly nature is in truth, a truly rare gift and anyone who knew her came away with that feeling of friendship.

Her dedication to her family was immense and she carried this same commitment with all her colleagues at work. But one of the most endearing aspects of her life was her contribution to sport and more particularly to the under-age. Kay together with Paddy devoted the best part of 30 years in the promotion of sport to the youth of this parish which we all can allude to, as many of us would have come under their radar.

While they followed all sports and were very keen supporters, they had a great fondness of hurling where they helped immensely in all aspects of running a club, from fund-raising, coaching of teams, to the general run of the mill stuff. But It is only fair to say, that they were also the main instigators of having a proper under-age structure set-up which would compete on an equal basis similar in line with most senior teams which we have in place today.

Kay & Paddy had the responsibility of under-age Chairman & Secretary nigh on 10 years and they had the enthusiasm & vision to follow it through. Both of them can be proud of their achievements in this regard. Isn't it poignant to say that on her last day, Kay together with Paddy and their grand daughter attended one of the most important fixtures of under-age hurling in this parish, the Fr O'Brien Cup & Shield tournament, involving all the local national schools where she witnessed top class action and in away, a fitting tribute to all those efforts over the years.

Your sad and untimely passing has touched us all, none more so than your family and close friends. We all feel at a loss and a little more empty inside in your passing, because you have left a lasting impression on us all. A Lady of immense stature that we hold in very high esteem, you may be gone but not forgotten

To Paddy, Brendan, Marion, Derek, David, Robert & John, on behalf of us all, we can only offer you, our deepest sympathies --tragic as your loss is -we also share in that loss. Kay, may you rest in peace

Paddy presented 3 scrapbooks that Kay had compiled over the years. These can be viewed on by clicking on the links below:

Scrapbook 1 - Part 1

Scrapbook 1 - Part 2

Scrapbook 2

Scrapbook 3