Joe Matthews

Died on June 14, 2020

The death has occurred of Joe Matthews, 49 Highfield, Dublin Road, Carlow Town, Carlow on June 14th 2020 (peacefully) in the loving care of Signa Care, Killerig. Reunited with his dearly missed and loved wife Susan and much loved father of Jude, Deirdre and Eoin. Sadly missed by his daughters, son, brother Richard, sisters Ann and Breda, son-in-law Hughie, daughter-in-law Emer, mother-in-law Mary, grandchildren Tommy, Rory, Danny, Louis and Theo, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his sisters Nellie and Mary.

In accordance with Government directives and in the interest of public health a private funeral Mass and burial will take place. The family would like to thank you for your co-operation and understanding at this most difficult time.

Joe will depart Highfield on Tuesday evening at 5.30pm on his final journey to the Cathedral. People are welcome to line the route to the church (via Green Lane) as the courtége passes whilst adhering to social distancing and keeping to government guidelines.

The funeral Mass can be viewed on the Cathedral Parish website ( on Wednesday at 12 noon.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired in Joe’s memory to Askea Day Care Centre or St. Fiacc’s House, Graiguecullen.

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