Successful Cork businessman passes away after long illness

Successful Cork businessman passes away after long illness
Sean Browne, a well respected business and community man from Newmarket passed away today.

Mr Browne, who was the Dealer Principal at Newmarket Motors has been lauded for his outstanding character.

In a statement posted on the business' social media, Mr Browne was described as a "man of great integrity, loyalty and devotion to his family, friends and customers" with a "great 'Grá' for life and people".

He was well respected for his superb knowledge of the motor trade and worked in the business alongside his father from a young age. 

The statement continued to note Mr Browne's love for the business and his determination to see it succeed. 

"He quickly became well known and respected as one of the main motor men in the business, loving the interactions with people and the twists and turns of business. 

"He continued over the years along with his wife relentlessly driving the business forward. 

"His ill health took its toll over the past few years but it did not deter him from continuing to work as much as was possible," it read. 

Mr Browne was a pillar of the community in Newmarket, his home town which he loved. 

He is survived by his loving wife Annette, adored children Cathal and Niamh, devoted father Jerry and sister Patricia and all his extended family.

He will be reposing at his home tomorrow from 4pm to 8pm followed by removal to St. Mary's Church, Newmarket. 

Requiem Mass on Thursday at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to Clonfert Cemetery.

May he rest in peace. 

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