Funeral arrangements released for tragic tractor collision victim Gerald Lively

The scene on the Bryansford Road/Kinnahalla Road Hilltown where local farmer Patrick Gerard Livley died following a crash.
The scene on the Bryansford Road/Kinnahalla Road Hilltown where local farmer Patrick Gerard Livley died following a crash.

The funeral service for tragic father-of-two Gerald Lively is set to be held on Friday afternoon.

Mr Lively, 60, died on Monday after a collision on Bryansford Road at the junction with Kinnahalla Road when the tractor he was driving was in collision with another vehicle.

The scene on the Bryansford Road/Kinnahalla Road Hilltown where local farmer Patrick Gerard Livley died following a crash.

The scene on the Bryansford Road/Kinnahalla Road Hilltown where local farmer Patrick Gerard Livley died following a crash.

According to a death notice in Funeral Times, Requiem Mass for Mr Lively will be held at 2.30pm in St John’s Church, Ballymaghery, Hilltown.

He will be buried afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Mr Lively is survived by his wife MaryRose, children Steven and Ashling and his mother Sally.

The death notice asks for family flowers only that donations in lieu to go to Chest, Heart and Stroke c/o Doran Funeral Directors.

Yesterday Parish Priest Fr Jarlath Cushenan said Mr Lively had been involved in hay cutting when the collision happened.

“It was a massive shock to the family,” he said. “I was there last night. It is a very sad situation for his wife and children. There were a lot of family there and his mother too.”

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