It is with great sadness that we recall the passing of one of our founder members and President Danny McGuinness at Belvilla Community Unit Mount Carmel Dublin on 30th January 2017.
Danny, born in Liverpool in 1924, was a well known personality around the town having been in business in Cornanool Castlebar prior to his becoming a telephonist at Castlebar Telephone Exchange Pavilion Road. Having spent some time as a professional footballer in England he brought those skills to his adopted Castlebar where he coached teams in both Castlebar Town and Castlebar Celtic.
Having moved to Dublin following the death of his wife Margaret over two years ago he became a resident in Belvilla where his love of singing came to the fore once more. He was instrumental in setting up a choir in the Unit which now meets every Sunday for Mass.
Everton has lost a supporter and our tenor line has lost a valuable member. We were honoured to sing at his funeral mass where one of his fellow first tenors Joseph Garvey gave a rendition of Danny’s favourite song ‘My Way’.
To his daughters Patricia and Caroline, his son Frank and extended family we extend our deepest sympathy