Tragic Clane school pupil to be laid to rest on Saturday

Senan Hogan

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Tragic Clane school pupil to be laid to rest on Saturday


A 15-year-old boy who died at a Clane school on Tuesday will be laid to rest on Saturday. 

Ademidun (Ade) Adeleke took ill in the gymnasium at Scoil Mhuire school and was rushed to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin, Dublin where he later died.

Ade is deeply regretted by his loving parents Bayo and Nike, sister Eniola, brother Holly, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and a wide circle of friends.

Ade's remains will repose at Reilly's Funeral Home, Woods House, Clane tomorrow [Friday] from 4pm to 8pm, with prayers at 7pm.

Removal takes place on Saturday morning at 10am to arrive at Clane Parish Church for 10.30am Funeral Service, followed by burial in Mainham Cemetery, Clane.

 Scoil Mhuire released a statement on Wednesday, saying: “The whole school community at Scoil Mhuire, Clane, is deeply saddened by the sudden death of our third year student.

“We extend our sincere sympathy to Ade’s family, his parents Nike and Bayo, sister Eniola, brother Holly, his extended family and friends.”

The statement added that Ade “by his gentle presence made a great contribution to our school. He had a great passion for athletics, loved soccer and adored Liverpool”.

“He had a deep faith and will be sadly missed in Scoile Mhuire. We are remembering Ade in our thoughts and prayers.”