Roland Benner OBE, class '53
The Union was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Roland Benner OBE (class '53).
(Formerly of Malone Park, Belfast) 23rd August 2020, peacefully after a short illness at the Blackrock Clinic; beloved husband of Emer, loving father of Nicole (Murphy), Leisa (McFadden), Tanya (McHugh) and Jonathan and son of the late Frank and Gertrude Benner. Roland led a long, healthy and happy life, always a wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, Papa and friend. He will be sorely missed by his family, his sons-in-law Kieran, Niall & David, his daughter-in-law, Jane, his twelve grandchildren, Richard, Andrew, Tanya, Joshua, Kaya, Benjamin, Alex, Sebastian, Lulu, Emma, Sam & Harry, and his many friends. May he rest in peace.
Our family send their love and appreciation to every person who made a difference to Roland’s final days in Blackrock Clinic. Due to government restrictions there will be a private family funeral taking place at this time.
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