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Family preparing for final goodbye with baby Hunter to be laid to rest on Monday

Baby Hunter McGleenan will be laid to rest on Monday – six days after his tragic passing.

The 11-month-old will be buried close to family in Keady and the family has asked those in attendance to wear bright colours, or dress casual.

The McGleenan / O’Conor family have released a statement through family friend, councillor Darren McNally.

“Tomorrow we say our final goodbyes and lay to rest our wee Angel Hunter,” it read.

“We would like to ask for privacy at this difficult time and as such are reiterating our request, to the press, to stay away.

“A service for Hunter will take place at 11am in St Patrick’s Church, Keady. Members of the local community and friends are welcome to attend this service – colourful or casual clothing should be worn.

“We respectfully request that the house and burial remain strictly private for family only.

“We would like to take this opportunity once again to thank everyone for their support, messages of condolence and prayers over this past number of days.

“Thank you all for your co-operation.”

Hunter’s remains will leave his grandparents residence at 11 Crossmore Green on Monday to arrive at St Patrick’s Church Keady for 11am Mass of the Angels. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

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