John Nolan, Riceville Lodge, Athlumney, Navan, died June 10, 2011.

We are sad to learn of the death on Friday 10th June, 2011 of our dear friend and colleague John Nolan. John was President of the Navan Rotary Club in (1982-1983).

From Ballybay in Co Monaghan, where his father was the local dispensary doctor, John Nolan opened his first pharmacy in Navan in 1957, on Ludlow Street, moving to Trimgate Street in 1964. That business thrived, and in 1981, with the opening of Navan Shopping Centre, a second outlet was opened there. The Trimgate Street business moved to the new Bedford Medical Centre at Athlumney last year.

John was also a founder member of Navan Rotary Club in 1979, and received the highest honours of Rotary. He was President of the Navan Rotary Club for 1982-83, and received the Paul Harris Fellowship Award for exceptional service and also the Paul Harris Sapphire Pin for continued outstanding service

Deceased was a keen sports enthusiast, always following the footballing fortunes of his native Monaghan, while golfing as a member of Royal Tara. He had a love of classical music.

Son of the late Dr Eugene and Charlotte Nolan, deceased is survived by his wife, Therese; sons, Paul, Conor, Karl and Shane; daughters-in-law, Kathy, Claire, Michelle and Clare; grandchildren; sister Caitlín, sisters-in-law, Sr Marcellina and Mona; brother-in-law, Stephen; nephews, nieces, relatives and friends to whom we send our sincere condolences.

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