Tonight we have a Celt who upon hearing he was to die combined the 2 most beautiful things in his life together, his beautiful fiancé Julie and Celtic.
The two were married in haste after having planned a wedding later in 2022, the news he had “just weeks to months to live” spurred them to a quicker wedding than would have been hoped for.
Michael died on the 29th but the grieving family have just opened up on the news now.
As reported in the Daily Record:
“My dear, sweet and loving old brother Michael Duffy passed away on Saturday after a short, yet valiant battled with a vicious disease. To say that my family and I are heartbroken is a bit of an understatement.
“Michael departed this world in a room full of love with his family by his side, and as hard as it’s been, we’ll cherish the final 8 weeks we got to spend together.
“Love ye, dude.”
Michael’s cousin Kelly-Anne O’Donnell said: “My heart is broken and life will never be the same now that you are gone. Love you so much and you will be forever missed by everyone whose lives you touched.
“Rest Easy Cuz. Until we meet again.”
Aaron McGinn said: “Rest in peace Michael Duffy. Haven’t met you long but your resilience to life will live on within me and I know that doesn’t mean much but you honestly spoke to me.
“What a guy and I pray the best for your family.
Following the shocking news last year the Airdrie couple decided they had to tie the knot quickly and booked the wedding for Celtic Park in tribute to Michael’s beloved Hoops.
One of those that watched Michael and Julie walk down the aisle was eight-year-old daughter Ava, who has stage five cerebral palsy and a range of other medical conditions which are also sadly terminal.
Tonight we have a Celt with his angel wings soaring high above Paradise, I personally wish his family my most sincere condolences.
God Bless you Michael, You’ll Never Walk Alone.