Paddy O'Meara

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Paddy O'Meara

Post by Bob_H » Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:48 pm

We've heard that Michael John (Paddy) O'Meara passed away this morning.

Paddy was at the Reunion in Blackpool this year where he had a great time. It comes as a shock, even though apparently suffering from cancer, to hear such sad news.

We offer our sincere condolences to the family.


Michael has provided the funeral details as follows:

Friday 18th October 2013 at 3:00pm
Oldham Crematorium, Roman Road, OL8 3LU
and afterwards at Streetbridge Inn, Roman Road, Oldham, OL8 3QH

Flowers may be offered or donations please to Help for Heroes, Guide Dogs for the Blind or the British Heart Foundation.


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Re: Paddy O'Meara

Post by Les » Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:59 pm

Comes as a big shock. Paddy and I were good mates, shared a room in Paderborn and had many a good night out. Both he and Eileen were good friend to have. I will miss him.

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Re: Paddy O'Meara

Post by kevman » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:08 pm

Very saddened to hear of Paddy's passing. A friend and colleague, spent many a time with him in the mess. Another of the very best gone to the great tank park. Condolences to all the family. R.I.P. Paddy.

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Post by grumpygrandad » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:23 pm

So sad to hear of any hawks passing away RIP Paddy you will be sorely missed.

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Re: Paddy O'Meara

Post by John Clements » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:51 pm

sad news to hear about paddy, RIP John c

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Post by Brian Hunter » Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:22 pm

R.I.P Paddy,condolences to all his family and friends

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Post by Jockfoyle » Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:57 pm

So sorry to hear this news. What a great troop Sgt he was to me. My truly heart felt condolences to all Paddy's family and friends.

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Re: Paddy O'Meara

Post by trooper186 » Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:23 am

What can I say about Micheal John O,meara he was my ex wifes uncle by marriage she was so upset by uncle paddy,s departure and if you did not know she was dave salts daughter paddy tome was Sgt omeara to me but paddy when we got home he and Eileen looked after us Julie and I and he was godfather to both my girls knew you for nearly 40 years Paddy soldier publican and friend Hussar paddy reunited with Eileen my thoughts to his sons micheal and matthew god bless you Hussar Ric and family

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Post by ALGY CAIN » Tue Oct 08, 2013 1:49 am

R.I.P. Paddy, condolences to his family and friends.
Algy & Barbara.

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Re: Paddy O'Meara

Post by Sam » Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:38 am

R.I.P. Paddy only ever knew him as Paddy in Paderborne great fellow and great person to know - thoughts are with his family.

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Re: Paddy O'Meara

Post by Johnny Morris » Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:30 am

I really enjoyed spending some time talking with Paddy at the reunion, it was great to see him again after a lot of years.

We served together several times over the years and I always enjoyed being in his company and with that lovely sense of humor of his there was seldom a quiet time when he was around.

R.I.P old friend you will be missed

My condolences to his family

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Re: Paddy O'Meara

Post by Bulldog » Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:58 am

RIP Paddy

sad sad news


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Re: Paddy O'Meara

Post by Brian Moulton » Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:29 am

What can I say that hasn't already been said. Had many a good laugh with Paddy over the years, as I'm sure many other ex hawks have had. Your wit and good humour will never be forgotten Paddy.

R.I.P. Paddy, missed by many I'm sure.

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Re: Paddy O'Meara

Post by PINKY » Tue Oct 08, 2013 3:36 pm

RIP Paddy

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Re: Paddy O'Meara

Post by Shep » Tue Oct 08, 2013 3:47 pm

R.I.P Paddy,condolences to all his family and friends

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