It is with great sadness that we have to inform you of the death of Fr Kevin Daly late last evening, 6 December, in hospital.

Please remember Fr Kevin in your prayers and pray for the repose of his soul.

Fr Kevin’s body will be received into St James’, Hebburn at 5.30pm on Thursday 30 December.

Canon Peter Leighton will celebrate the Requiem Mass at 11.30am on Friday 31 December at St James’. The Mass will be followed by cremation at South Tyneside Crematorium.

May he rest in peace.

Death Notice

Father Kevin Daly, born 3 March 1949, died on 6 December 2021; he was 72 years of age.

Father Kevin was ordained to the priesthood on 24 June 1978. He has faithfully served the people of our Diocese in the following parishes:


Forest Hall: St Mary’s August 1978 – November 1978
Wallsend: Holy Cross November 1978 – November 1982
Hebburn: St James April 1983 – October 1988
Chester-le-Street: St Cuthbert’s October 1998 – August 1992

Further Studies: August 1992 – August 1993

Hutton House: Ss Peter and Paul October 1993 – February 1994
Annfield Plain: St Theresa February 1994 – August 1995
Whickham: St Mary’s August 1995 – August 2003

Parish Priest:

Gateshead: Holy Rosary September 2003 – December 2021