Funeral on Sunday for Tony Griffiths

The late Tony Griffiths.
The late Tony Griffiths.

The funeral will take place on Sunday of Tony Griffiths, the Derry man whose body was found off the Inishowen coast on Thursday.

The 59-year-old, from Culmore, went missing on Monday last near the Isle of Doagh.

It is understood Mr Griffiths and his family were on a camping trip in the area.

Mr. Griffiths is being waked from his home at 3 Cloncool Park, Culmore, on Saturday and his Requiem Mass will take place at St Mary’s Church, Creggan, on Sunday at 12.15 p.m.

Members of Mr. Griffiths’ family have asked the ‘Derry Journal’ to publish his death notice online. It reads as follows:

The death has occurred of Anthony (Tony) Griffiths, from 3 Cloncool Park, Culmore, Derry. Beloved husband of Leonie, father to Thomas, Sara, Anthony, James and Leo. Loving son of Tony and Josephine and brother of Finola, Gary and Keith. Much loved grandfather, uncle and friend. Wake tomorrow (Saturday) from his home in Culmore. Requiem Mass on Sunday at St Mary’s Chapel, Creggan, at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if wished, in lieu of flowers to the Greencastle Coast Guard and the Lough Swilly Coast Guard.