The sudden & untimely death yesterday, of Hugh Conlon, one of the founder
members of Galway Motorsport Marshals Club, and the club secretary for many
years, was greeted with sadness and disbelief.
As the sad news filtered across
the airways, the wider Irish Motorsport family stunned by his sudden death, are
slowly coming to terms with the loss of this wonderful ambassador of Motorsport.
Hugh was a active member of Galway Motor Club, and he will be best remembered
for his role of Chief Time Keeper at GMC Events, always a friendly smile, Hugh had time to chat to everyone.
Over the years, he served in the many and varied roles as a Motorsport
official throughout Ireland, just like his role as a timekeeper, you could set
your watch by Hugh, if he said he'd be at the Rally Stage at 5am. You could be
sure of that.
Motorsport has lost a wonderful ambassador, and we have lost a very dear
The Committee and Members of Galway Motorsport Marshals Club offer our
sincere sympathies to the Conlon family at this very sad time.
May You Rest in Peace Hugh...
FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS (RIP.IE)
Suddenly. Formerly of the O.P.W., Galway. Deeply regretted by his
family, brothers Peter and Tom, sisters Margaret (Hernan), Nellie
(Carr), Kathleen (Cummins), relatives and friends.
Rest in Peace
Reposing at Aras Naofa, Renmore, on Monday evening from 5pm, with
removal to St. Oliver Plunkett Church, Renmore, arriving at 6pm. Funeral
mass on Tuesday at 11am, with burial afterwards in Tubberclair
Cemetery, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, arriving at 2pm approximately.
Family flowers only, please. Donations if desired, in lieu, to the Post Polio Support Group.
Date published: Saturday, July 09, 2011
Date of death: Friday, July 08, 2011