P.J. McCaffrey in his playing days.

McCaffrey passes to eternal reward

The death has occurred of former Cavan footballer P.J. McCaffrey, whose funeral mass took place yesterday (Tuesday) at St Mogue’s Church in his native Templeport.

An outstanding footballer, the late PJ won Ulster SFC medals at full-back with Cavan in 1962 and 1964 as well as two McKenna Cup medals and a Junior Championship medal with Templeport in 1968.

He also lined out with the Air Corps team in Dublin before settling in Kells. Predeceased by his beloved wife Joan, P.J. is sadly missed by his children Siobhan, Orla, Peadar and Sinead; son-in-law Philip; daughter-in-law Barbar;, grandchildren Feilim, Dara, Ruairi and Shona. He is deeply regretted by his brother Seamus, sisters-in-law Sheila and Brìd, nieces and nephews and extended family and friends.

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