first_imgAdvertisement Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday WhatsApp Email Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Linkedin #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Twitter HUNDREDS of mourners attended the funeral this week of Philip McCormack, fondly known as ‘The Honda Man’, at St John’s Cathedral.The 40-year-old father-of-one died after being knocked off his bicycle by a car on the Kilmurry Roundabout last week. A native of Annacotty, Philip was laid to rest in Mount Saint Oliver Cemetery this Monday.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up In 2011, Philip was commissioned to restore and customise two Honda 50 motorbikes painted in Limerick colours which featured prominently in an 11850 TV advert. The campaign paid homage to the ‘Nifty 50‘ as it is better known. Mr McCormack rescued the motorbikes, restored them to their former glory, helped shoot the television advert and even featured in it.Originally from Garryowen, Philip is survived by parents Jim and Eileen; daughter Katie; brothers Martin, John and Jim; and sisters Kay, Avril, Jennifer, Vivienne and Gillian. His sister Jennifer described her brother as “fantastic father and a great son”.“Philip was a very caring, generous, hardworking and kind person. He had time for everyone, from ordinary people on the street to Ministers. He could turn his hand to anything and could talk the talk as well as he could walk the walk,” said Jennifer.“Philip was so good to my parents; he would do anything for them. And of course, his daughter Katie was the apple of her father’s eye,” she added.“Philip’s organs were donated for transplant. His passing has helped save lives and this news has given us some small comfort this week,” Jennifer concluded. #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ center_img Previous articleMunster’s Destination unknownNext articleShortt takes potshot at fellow councillors Alan Jacques RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April No vaccines in Limerick yet NewsLocal News‘Honda Man’ Philip gives the gift of lifeBy Alan Jacques – January 16, 2014 1296 Print TAGS11850featuredHondaMusic LimerickNifty 50Philip McCormacktransplant Facebooklast_img read more

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Around 80% of credit unions are offering some form of new loan for their members, CUNA Senior Economist Jordan van Rijn told Forbes recently for an article on coronavirus hardship loans. The article notes that many credit unions have developed their own versions of coronavirus hardship loans.Van Rijn notes that credit union personal loans related to the pandemic generally have terms of around three months, are in amounts up to $2,000 and often have a low or 0% interest rate.“A lot of these credit unions are waiving origination and prepayment fees or offering no payments or interest for 90 days,” van Rijn told Forbes.The article also provides specific examples from credit unions in Michigan, Indiana and Florida, and links to America’s Credit Unions for the latest information on coronavirus-related assistance. continue reading »last_img read more

first_imgCharles “Chuck” Lovell Hunter, age 78, of Greensburg, passed away Monday October 23 , surrounded by family at Hickory Creek.  Chuck was born on June 22, 1939 the son of the late Charles and Margaret (Bard) Hunter in Batesville.Charles married Carol (Rork) on November 30, 1968 and they spent the next 42 years together until her death in 2012.  The two of them can be remembered running a paper route for several years in the Osgood, Napoleon, and Holton communities.   He was a laborer for most of his work career spending several years working at Culpepper in Shelbyville.  He also enjoyed working the rides at various fairs.Chuck was a past member of St John’s Lutheran Church in Napoleon.  He enjoyed spending his pass time doing woodworking and fishing.He was preceded in death by wife Carol, his parents, brothers Bobby and Richard, and sisters Liddy Bushorn and Maggie Haggert.  Chuck is survived by brothers Elmer (Evelyn) Hunter of Milan, sisters Jeannie Colyer of Osgood, Pam Eaden of Osgood, Janice Roberts of Scipio, and Carolina Hunter of Hamilton, Ohio, along with several nieces and nephews.A visitation will be held on Thursday October 26, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm. At Neal’s Funeral Home followed by funeral service at 8:00 pm. also at Neal’s Funeral Home.last_img read more