McGinn BBrian_McGinnrian (Cookstown Fintona) died tragically on Monday 7th September 2015 Husband of Shelagh, devoted father of Mark and Paul, Father In-law of Brenda, Grandfather of Aodhan and Eimhear. Son of Pat and Peggy. Brother of Patricia, Danny, Charlie, Leo, Aidan, Mark, Peter and Ann. Brian will be reposing in 1 Drum Pk Cookstown BT80 8JG from 5pm on Wednesday 9th September. Brian will leave his late residence on Friday 11th September at 9am for 10am requiem mass in Holy Trinity Church Cookstown burial afterwards in the Forthill Cemetery Cookstown. Family flowers only. Donations in Lieu of Friends of Cancer.  Deeply regretted by his loving wife, sons, daughter inlaw, grandchildren, Mother, Father, sisters, brothers, nephews, nieces and entire family circle. St Padre Pio pray for him.

51 Messages of condolence on McGinn Brian (Cookstown & Fintona)

  1. Martin & Christine Starrs
    September 18, 2015 at 01:05 (8 years ago)

    Sincerest Sympathy to Shelagh and family also to Patsy and Peggy for the loss of Brian.Our thoughts and Prayers are with you at this sad time R I P Brian

  2. vincent donnelly
    September 12, 2015 at 05:02 (8 years ago)

    My sincere sympathy to the McGinn Family i was so sorry to hear the sad news about brian rip

  3. Michelle
    September 10, 2015 at 23:42 (8 years ago)

    I have such fond memories of working with Brian in the Royal many years ago. A true gentlemen who had a smile for everyone. Keeping him and his family in my prayers. Rest in peace Brian.

  4. Linda McGinn
    September 10, 2015 at 12:27 (8 years ago)

    My Deepest Sympathy at this very sad time, may your memories eventually bring you comfort. Xxxx ❤️❤️❤️

    September 10, 2015 at 11:39 (8 years ago)

    Heartfelt sympathy to the family I am sorry for your loss .

  6. Dean McGinn
    September 10, 2015 at 11:12 (8 years ago)

    So glad I got to see you last month for a beer and a catch up. Sorry I can’t make Friday. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this sad time. RIP Uncle Brian. God Bless x

  7. carol
    September 10, 2015 at 07:02 (8 years ago)

    Worked with him in greenvale lovely man,thoughts and prayers with his family and friends at this very sad time.

  8. Roisin
    September 9, 2015 at 22:16 (8 years ago)

    I’m so glad I got to see him in August. So sorry, that I can’t make it for Friday. Love you all. Will miss you Uncle Brian xxx

  9. Leona Lawless
    September 9, 2015 at 18:42 (8 years ago)

    My very sincere sympathy to Brian’s parents, his wife wife Shelagh and sons Mark and Paul and his brothers and sisters! He will be sadly missed! May he Rest in Peace.

  10. Margaret McCrory
    September 9, 2015 at 17:40 (8 years ago)

    Brian was a dear friend and I will miss him…I can’t even imagine how his family will cope but I send all my love and prayers to you all <3

  11. Elizabeth hopkins
    September 9, 2015 at 14:18 (8 years ago)

    Sorry for your loss

  12. Glenda North
    September 9, 2015 at 13:51 (8 years ago)

    So so sorry Shelagh to hear about Brian. Your all in my thoughts and prayers. We had some crack and the odd row over the years in the royal. My Jason used to call him the sausage man many years ago.
    Love Alan, Glenda, Gillian an Jason xx

  13. Annette Rooney
    September 9, 2015 at 12:56 (8 years ago)

    Thoughts and prayers with our good friends Sheila, Paul & Mark at this very sad time. Only met Brian a few times, but I could tell he was a true gentleman. RIP Brian x

  14. Carol Feltham
    September 9, 2015 at 09:57 (8 years ago)

    Our sincere condolences to you all, thoughts and prayers are with you. Rest in Peace Brian.

  15. Nick jones
    September 9, 2015 at 09:44 (8 years ago)

    My sympathies to mark and the rest of the family, he was a true gent whom I had the pleasure of knowing.

  16. Shona Tubman
    September 9, 2015 at 06:07 (8 years ago)

    My deepest sympathies to the family circle…I knew Brian from working with him in the Royal Hotel…many a laugh we had together (and a few rows…typical chef lol). Even afte moving away from Cookstown on the odd occassions we need meet we would have a great chat and catch up. It was a honour to know him and may he rest in peace.

  17. Nuala Rogers
    September 9, 2015 at 00:58 (8 years ago)

    Such sad news Brian was a lovely man. Was always greeted by a big smile by him. May he rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time. Stay strong x

  18. lue bryson
    September 8, 2015 at 23:59 (8 years ago)

    So sorry to hear this sad news .

  19. GertieConnolly Quin
    September 8, 2015 at 23:40 (8 years ago)

    So sorry Shelia Mark and Paul, we all loved Brian. May God help you at this time xxx

  20. Debby John mcVitty
    September 8, 2015 at 23:14 (8 years ago)

    Our deepest sympathy to Shelagh and the immediate family f o r their loss.. Brian was a lovely person..true gentleman and will be sadly missed…many a nights crack John and I enjoyed with Brian McGinn. May he rest in peace xx

  21. Baylon McCaughey
    September 8, 2015 at 22:44 (8 years ago)

    Gutted when I heard the news, Worked with Brian, many years ago in Greenvale, always kept in touch over the years, charting to him few weeks ago at millwhee!, RIP Brian, my deepest sympathies to his family, God Bless Brian

  22. Val Kirkpatrick /farr
    September 8, 2015 at 22:31 (8 years ago)

    Shocked and stunned at the tragic news of my dear friend Brian. My thoughts and prayers are with Shelagh, Mark and Paul and the family circle. We have lost a true gentleman today
    From Val,Alan and Derek

  23. Justin McGurk
    September 8, 2015 at 22:23 (8 years ago)

    RIP Brian with deepest sympathy to all the McGinn Family.

  24. Jacky Twigg
    September 8, 2015 at 21:50 (8 years ago)

    I was so devastated to hear the sad news this morning! Deepest sympathy to the family circle. I worked with Brian in the Royal many years ago and loved every minute with him. I’m wearing the scarf tonight he gave my husband one evening because it went with his jacket better than his own! So so sorry for your loss. X

  25. Eddie Mc Ginn
    September 8, 2015 at 21:27 (8 years ago)

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Got to know Brian when he worked in the Royal Hotel. Such a nice guy. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends at this sad time. The McGinn Family Lissan Cookstown.

  26. Trudy Davies
    September 8, 2015 at 21:25 (8 years ago)

    Deepest sympathy to Brian family and friends at this very sad and difficult time. I had the pleasure of working with Brian at the Royal Hotel and he was a great chef and true gent… RIP Brian… let the angels take care of you now.

  27. Merrill McGarvey
    September 8, 2015 at 20:57 (8 years ago)

    My prayers and deepest sympathy go out to the McGinn family. Brian was the best chef ever and will be sadly missed around Cookstown xx

  28. Michael Martin
    September 8, 2015 at 20:56 (8 years ago)

    Sheila, Paul & Mark – Sincere condolences on your loss. Brian was a gentleman and my prayers are with you all.

  29. Brian and Catherine Quinn
    September 8, 2015 at 20:50 (8 years ago)

    So sad to hear of Brian’s death . A lovely fella and a true gent. Sympathy to you all at this sad time . In our thoughts and prayers

  30. Adrian Shannon
    September 8, 2015 at 20:18 (8 years ago)

    Thoughts and with brian’s family at this hard time, worked with him in both royal hotel and Braeside,. Think we all know he could be hot headed at times,comes with the job tho, great chef and true gentleman, rest in peace Brian mate…

  31. Ryan Muldoon
    September 8, 2015 at 20:09 (8 years ago)

    Very sad news. Worked under Brian in The Royal Hotel many years ago, great man and learned a lot from him. RIP

  32. Helen Lindsay
    September 8, 2015 at 20:02 (8 years ago)

    My sympathy to the McGinn family. Tragic loss of a gentleman and first class chef. Prayersare with the family.

  33. Pauline noble
    September 8, 2015 at 19:49 (8 years ago)

    My deepest sympathies ……to Sheila ….and Ppaul and mark ……..and his parents . brothers and sisters …and family circle …may u rest in peace Brian …a fantastic work mate in royal hotel Cookstown …the crack was always amazing …love Pauline xx

  34. Gráinne Burke
    September 8, 2015 at 19:47 (8 years ago)

    RIP Brian a lovely man. Very sad news.Thoughts and prayers for Sheelagh and his sons Mark and Paul.From all the Burke family Cookstown.

  35. Mellissa Lawn
    September 8, 2015 at 19:25 (8 years ago)

    Deepest Sympathy to Paul and the rest of his family circle at this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts & prayers.x

  36. Frances Maguire
    September 8, 2015 at 19:19 (8 years ago)

    Sympathy to Shelagh,Mark and family on their loss.

  37. Gerard Colgan
    September 8, 2015 at 19:17 (8 years ago)

    My sincere sympathy to the McGinn Family. Terrible news. I hadn’t seen Brian since we were young men but you always have a special place in your heart for the people you grew up with. R I P Brian.

  38. Frances Maguire
    September 8, 2015 at 19:16 (8 years ago)

    Sympathy to Shelagh,Mark and family for their loss.

  39. sinead mc gurgan / sonner
    September 8, 2015 at 19:00 (8 years ago)

    My thoughts and prayers for Shelagh, Mark and
    Paul and other family circle. Was only tlkin too
    you other wk Brian your such a lovely man and
    will be missed Rip Brian xxx

  40. Tam & Sonia mcteir
    September 8, 2015 at 18:38 (8 years ago)

    To Mark and all the family circle we so so sorry to hear of ur loss… Thoughts and prayers sent to u all … R.I.P Mr Brian McGinn …❤️

  41. Marshall Wylie
    September 8, 2015 at 18:34 (8 years ago)

    With deepest sympathy, Brian will be well missed he was so kind and made our dinner on our Tuesday bin run at the Mill Wheel Bar. The craic and the banter was always good. I have only heard of this terrible news and still in shock. Thinking of you all at this time. Marshall Wylie.

  42. Janice
    September 8, 2015 at 18:30 (8 years ago)

    So sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers with the family at this sad time

  43. sharon mcclean
    September 8, 2015 at 18:30 (8 years ago)

    sympathy to the family circle of brian thinkin of u all at this very sad and difficult time and for the days that lie ahead…god bless

  44. Rebecca Gourley
    September 8, 2015 at 18:25 (8 years ago)

    thinking of u all,, God bless xxx

  45. charlene gaynor
    September 8, 2015 at 18:10 (8 years ago)

    So sorry 4 ur loss shelagh n mark n Paul n all the family circlle brian was a true gent can mind him calling round 2 c daddy when we were kids n always made us laugh always took da hand was nev a dull moment when Brian was about he wud nev have passed u onda street was a lovely man who was always smiling thinkn of use all at this very hard and extremely sad time xxx

  46. sarah
    September 8, 2015 at 18:02 (8 years ago)

    So sorry for the loss thoughts n prayers with Brian’s family at this tym.

  47. ann marie and peter mc girr, cookstown
    September 8, 2015 at 17:49 (8 years ago)

    broken hearted at the loss of our dear friend Sheleagh and family in our thoughts and prayers

  48. Martin quinn
    September 8, 2015 at 17:41 (8 years ago)

    Can’t believe it so long barney

  49. noel mcCalmont
    September 8, 2015 at 17:39 (8 years ago)

    Thoughts are with his family at this sad time, a big loss to the catering trade and community as a whole RIP brian..

  50. Michael McDonald
    September 8, 2015 at 17:25 (8 years ago)

    So sad to hear this news, Brian was a lovely man. Condolences from McDonald Family Cookstown.

  51. Aisling Mc Connell
    September 8, 2015 at 16:35 (8 years ago)

    Sorry for the loss


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