Obituary: John McHale

Date published: 21 March 2022

It is with great sadness that the family announce the sudden passing of John Patrick McHale, of Castleton, on Tuesday 15 March 2022.

Loving husband of recently deceased Cath; proud father of Patrick, Ann-Marie, Sean, and Siobhan; adoring grandad of Senan, Ruby, Rory, Ronan, and Raya; much loved father in law and loyal friend to many. John will be hugely missed by all who knew him.

Requiem Mass to celebrate John’s life to be held at St Gabriel’s RC Church, Milne Street, Castleton on Friday 1 April at 2.30pm.

Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to the Christie Charity in recognition of the kindness and care John received.

For all enquiries please contact Dixon’s Funeral Service, Rochdale (01706 645501).

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