A five-year-old Co Derry boy has been remembered for his “stunning huge smile” following his loss of life.
Tributes have been paid to Jack Henry from Moneymore, who is known to have taken unwell yesterday morning and later handed away.
Described as an “avid Derry supporter”, his loss of life comes simply days after he was pictured alongside the county’s GAA captain Chrissy McKaigue when his aspect gained the Ulster Championship on Sunday.
From a outstanding GAA household in Co Derry, Jack’s father Brendan is a former participant and his grandfather Eugene Younger is closely concerned within the sport.
He’s additionally associated to former Derry GAA supervisor Paddy Crozier.
St Treas GFC, Ballymaguigan paid tribute to Jack, recalling how he “touched the hearts of so many throughout his quick life”.
In a press release posted on social media, the membership stated it was “deeply saddened to study of the passing of younger Jack Henry”.
“We want to prolong our deepest sympathies to his mother and father Brendan and Enya, his brother Paddy, grandparents Maureen, Anthony, Eugene and Lorna, aunts, uncles, cousins and your entire Henry,Younger and Crozier household circle,” it stated.
“Jack has touched the hearts of so many throughout his quick life – his stunning huge smile was seen recurrently at membership actions the place he spent many days along with his devoted mother and father and grandparents.
“He will likely be drastically missed by all who’ve had the pleasure of figuring out this excellent little boy. We maintain Jack and all his household in our ideas and prayers.”
The membership additionally stated that every one actions could be postponed “till additional discover as a mark of respect”.
Henry Pleasure McCracken GAC Moneymore additionally paid tribute.
“Jack was a really particular little boy, who was born right into a household closely concerned with the GAA, and thru this we had the pleasure of attending to know Jack and that stunning smile,” it stated on Fb.
“An avid Derry supporter, who sported his colors on Sunday previous.”
SDLP meeting member Patsy McGlone stated: “My sincerest sympathies to the Henry, Younger and prolonged households. God relaxation his light wee soul.”
Different tributes posted on social media have described Jack as “a gorgeous wee man” and “a really particular boy”.
One tribute stated he “had probably the most attractive eyes that would soften your coronary heart”, whereas one other stated “Jack was a gorgeous little boy who introduced pleasure to everybody who met him”.
One other tribute added: “”What a gorgeous boy that touched all our hearts along with his smiles and laughs”.
Jack is survived by his mother and father Brendan and Enya, brother Paddy and wider household circle.
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