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Tragic loss Funerals of Limerick couple who died within days of each other to be held this week

Dale Hannon will be laid to rest on Wednesday while his partner Chloe Higgins will be buried on Friday

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Chloe Higgins and Dale Hannon

Chloe Higgins and Dale Hannon

Chloe Higgins and Dale Hannon

The funerals of a young Limerick couple who died within days of each other will take place this week. 

Dale Hannon will be laid to rest on Wednesday while his partner Chloe Higgins will be buried on Friday.

Dale (21) of Clarina Avenue, Ballinacurra Weston died suddenly in Tenerife on September 9.

Chloe Higgins also died at home last Friday, just eight days after her partner's death.

His death notice on RIP.ie states that Dale is predeceased by his parents Olivia and Billy, and his recently deceased partner Chloe.

“Very deeply regretted by his aunt Lisa, brother Dylan, cousins Kersley and Kayden, grandmother Bridget, uncle Pa and partner Cathy, nephew, niece, other relatives and friends,” the notice reads.

"Requiem Mass (for family and close friends) will take place at 11.30am on Wednesday (September 22) in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Childers Road, with the funeral afterwards to Mount St Oliver Cemetery."

Meanwhile, Chloe, of Sarsfield Park, Lord Edward Street, Limerick City, is “recently predeceased by her partner Dale,” her notice reads.

“Very deeply regretted by her parents Martin and Michelle, daughters Tia and Charley, sisters Leona and Megan, grandparents Richie and Ann, Johnny and Geraldine, uncles, aunts, relatives and friends,” it adds.

Requiem Mass (for family and close friends) will take place at 11am on Friday (September 24) in St Saviour's Dominican Church, Glentworth Street.

Numerous heartfelt tributes have been paid to both Dale and Chloe on their condolence pages.

“Thinking of Chloe’s family and friends at this sad time,” reads one tribute to Chloe.

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"A young soul on her way into the arms of Jesus. May Chloe Rest In Peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this very sad time. God bless you all,” adds another.

“My condolences to you all at this sad time. Chloe take care of your mam, dad, children. May you rest in peace,” one other person has written.

Another adds: “Michelle and Martin, such heartbreaking news.

"Think of the good times you all shared with each other and I hope they will help you get through this incredibly sad time.

"Fly high with the angels Chloe, you are at peace now.”

One person offers “heartfelt condolences to both families on such heartbreaking news may their gentle souls rest in peace prayers and thoughts with you all at this difficult time".

On Dale’s page one person has asked: “May god give Dale the best bed in heaven, one of a kind, I will never forget you, thinking of his family at this sad time.”

Another says: “My deepest sympathies to Lisa and all Dale's extended family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this heartbreaking time..”

Another person writes: “Heartfelt condolences to both families, may they find joy and peace in the next world, will light a candle for the families to get them through this heart breaking time.”

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