Tim will be much missed

Tributes were paid from all corners of the globe following the sad death of Tim Falvey, aged 87, a former Lord Mayor of Cork city (1994/5) who died peacefully at his home in Clogheen, Cork, after a short illness on May 15th 2021. A successful entrepreneur in the northside of Cork for over 50 years, he also served as a City Councillor for over 20 years (Cork North West Ward) and was a Director at the Port of Cork for several years also. On behalf of the family, his son, Pat Falvey, stated, ‘Our father and best friend, Tim, passed away peacefully today, at his home in Cork, with all his family by his bedside. We mourn his death, but we also celebrate his amazing and eventful 87-year life as a husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. As the head of the family, his influence has impacted greatly on four generations of Falveys.’ ‘These last few months have been a roller coaster for us, as in December 2020, our beloved mother Abina passed away, and now we have lost Tim, less than five months later. Our dear parents were inseparable in life, and they are surely reunited in Heaven.’ ‘Dad has left behind an amazing legacy to us all. It is a legacy of love, unity of family, and the important attributes of integrity and respect. He ingrained in us the power of positivity, and optimism, encouraging us to always see the glass as half full. He also taught us to live life with passion, and to have monastic patience, showing us that no matter how bad things are, we have the resilience to fight back’. ‘As a family we have been privileged to care for Dad at home for the last few months and to get this time with him, and our sympathies are with those who could not be with their parents through these strange COVID times.’ ‘We’d like to thank all of those that helped us through this difficult time, particularly Dad’s doctor and good friend, Dr. John Sheehan. To Jo Keane (community nurse from Blarney Health Centre), to his wonderful carers, and lastly, Marymount Palliative Health Care – we are forever grateful to you all. We are mindful also of Tim’s large circle of friends, neighbours and community members that had great regard for him throughout his life’ said Pat Falvey. Tim is survived by, and remembered with love by his sons, Pat, Richard, Paul, and Barry, and his daughters Majella and Abina, his brother Martin, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law, his adoring 15 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren and his brothers Jimmy, Humphrey, Denis and Martin and their extended families. The Falvey family wish to fondly remember and pray for Tim’s deceased brothers Donie, Finbarr, Hughie and Paddy, and his late sister Mary, and their families, at this sad time. May they rest in peace. RIP Tim. 1934 – 2021Tim Fal;evy IMG_7897