first_imgA CO Donegal man has died, just a few weeks after the death of his beloved wife of 65 years.John and Bridget McGettigan were from from Meenreagh in Termon, also known as “The Foot of the Hills”.Mrs McGettigan passed away on January 3. Her husband John, who was 98, died exactly a month later – on Monday – not long after a Month’s Mind Mass.After being married for 65 years a month apart was too long for them,” said granddaughter Rachael McGettigan.“Grandad just wasn’t the same since she passed. He missed her so much. We are truly heartbroken but can find peace in knowing that they both passed peacefully and are now together again.“They had 5 sons 5 daughters, 20 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren.” Rachael added: “They were a very much loved couple. Thousands of people have visited his wake.”John will be buried alongside his beloved Bridget after 2pm Requiem Mass at St Columba’s Church, Kilmacrennan tomorrow (Wednesday). ‘THEY COULDN’T BE APART’ – TRIBUTES TO GRANDAD WHO DIES JUST A MONTH AFTER HIS BELOVED WIFE was last modified: February 5th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Bridget McGettigandeathDEATHSJohn McGettiganTermonlast_img

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