The Irish motorsport neighborhood was shocked and saddened yesterday to listen to of the unhappy passing of Sarah Purcell, aged 38.
The younger driver from Waterford and late of Mallow died peacefully on Friday following a bravely borne battle with sickness.
She was an inspiration to many, particularly to younger ladies beginning out in rallying.
Sarah, neé Moynihan, is a niece of the legendary John Moynihan, a specialist in Mk I and Mk II Ford Escort rally automobiles. Her household can also be behind the EARS (Escort and Rally Spares) motorsport enterprise.
Ideas and prayers have been issued from throughout the rallying neighborhood to Sarah’s husband Andrew and her adoring youngsters Zoey, Callum and Ally, the Purcell and Moynihan households.
Her funeral will happen within the Church of The Assumption, Slieverue on Sunday seventh Might. Particulars accessible on rip.ie
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