A Mayo father of two who died in a fire at his apartment in the USA will be laid to rest in Swinford tomorrow.

52-year old Michael Jennings from Swinford and formerly from Claremorris died tragically, after fire swept through the family's apartment in Ocean Grove, New Jersey in the early hours of February 6th.

His wife Catherine was seriously injured in the blaze.

Mr Jennings, a former Chairman of the Mayo Women's Soccer League, had moved to New Jersey a few years ago.

His remains will repose at Campbell's Funeral Home, Swinford this evening from 4.30 with removal at 7.30 to the Church of Our Lady Help of Christians, Swonfird, arriving at 8pm.

Funeral Mass takes place at 12 noon tomorrow with burial afterwards in Kilconduff Cemetery.



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