James (Jimmy/J.J.) Hobbs

Granville Road, Cabinteely, Dublin 18.

9th May 2021

HOBBS (Granville Road, Cabinteely, Dublin 18) – May 9th 2021 (peacefully but suddenly) surrounded by his family and in the wonderful care of the staff at St. Vincent’s University Hospital.  James (Jimmy/JJ); dearly beloved husband and best friend of Lena, much loved father of Maria, Michelle, Karen, Gary, Derek, Celena, James and Ian, devoted grandfather of the late Kelly Anne, brother of the late Marie and father-in-law of the late Colin  Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughters, sons-in-law Peter, Pat and Colm, daughters-in-law Nicola, Tracey and Paula, grandchildren Katie, Karl, Mark, Steven, Joshua, Shauna, Conor, Lee, Abigail, Gemma, Liam, Eoin, Angel, Meghan, Bella, J.J., Jack, Declan and Morgan, great-grandchildren Cian, Cillian, Ava, Colm, Alex, Bobby, Grace and Arche, sister Ann, extended family and a wide circle of friends.  


May he rest in peace.  


Requiem Mass will take place on Friday (May 14th) at 10am in The Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Churchview Road, Killiney (max 50 persons), followed thereafter by Cremation at Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross.


To view the Church Service go to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Johnstown-Killiney Parish ...  and at the Crematorium go to https://vimeo.com/event/153499   


The funeral Cortège will pass the family home at approximately 11.15am for anyone who would like to pay their respects to the Jimmy and the Hobbs Family.  


For those who would have liked to attend the funeral but cannot due to Covid-19 restrictions can leave a personal message on the condolence section below.




10/05/2021 by Sandra O Donovan

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this devastating and sad time. Rest In Peace Jimmy a true Gentleman .

11/05/2021 by June Fkynn

So sorry for your loss, Lena and family. R. I. P. J.J.

14/05/2021 by Paddy Mulligan

So sorry to hear from Eddie about Jimmy’s passing,my prayers and thoughts are with you Lena and family ,I have to say that Katy and James done a great job of summing up JIMMY as the Jimmy I met ,always a great laugh,I still have the two Arab Costumes he lent me to go to a wedding. Thinking of you Lena and family at this sad time . Paddy Mulligan.

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