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Fr. Thomas (Tom) Bernard Rafferty

RAFFERTY, Fr. Thomas (Tom) Bernard MHM (Dublin, London, Pakistan and late of Ashbourne, Co. Meath) - May 9, 2021, at Quaid-e-Azam International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan, son of the late Thomas and Mary (née Armstrong) Rafferty, brother of Pauline (Clarke), Arthur, Helen (McNally), Dermot (and his late wife Sandra in Australia) and predeceased by his sister Rosaleen (and her late husband Benny Foley) and brother Oliver; sadly missed by sisters-in-law Millicent and Eilish, brothers-in-law Michael Clarke and Peter McNally, his nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives both in the Republic and Northern Ireland, his Mill Hill Missionary colleagues and Missionary Sisters of St. Thomas the Apostle (MST) which he founded, the friends and parishioners of Holy Name Parish, Nowshera, Pakistan. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. The Rafferty families and the Mill Hill Missionaries appreciate your respect and support at this time. The Funeral Rite of Rev. Fr. Thomas Rafferty MHM was held yesterday (Monday, May 10, 2021) at 11 o'c. (Irish time 7 o'c.) in St. Joseph Cathedral, Lalkurti, Rawalpindi and screened on Facebook https://www. -Catholic-Cathedral-Rawalpindi Pakistan-637662726342010/ The Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Rev. Fr. Thomas Rafferty will be at Holy Name Catholic Church, Nowshera Cantt today (Tuesday, May 11, 2021) at 4 o'c. (Irish time 12 noon). A suitable date is awaited to hold a public Memorial Mass for Fr. Tom in Ireland.