Today's Mayo death and funeral notices

THE following are today's Mayo death and funeral notices.


Michael Varley, Drumsheel, Cong.

Predeceased by his parents Luke and Mary, sisters Bridie, Annie, Sara. Deeply regretted by his partner Jo (Josie), son Darren, brother Paddy, sisters Mary, Evelyn and Verna, brothers-in-law, godchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Internment took place at Lisloughrey Cemetery.


Micheàl Parsons, Monasteraden and formerly Bellaghy, Charlestown.

Predeceased by his parents, Annie and Tom and his sister Pauline and brother John; sadly missed by his loving family his sons Justin and Thomas, brothers Tom (Bellaghy), Gerry (London), sisters Maureen (Kilmuckridge), Breda (London), Sheila (Hartford), Teresa (London), Ann (London), granddaughters Orla and Millie, nieces, nephews, great-grandniece, nephews, neighbours and friends.

Removal from the Horkan Funeral Home, Charlestown, on Tuesday, May 11, at 11.30 a.m. to St. James' Church, Charlestown, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. The Mass will be livestreamed on


Derek Heeney, Rathbawn Drive, Castlebar and formerly of Drimnagh, Dublin, Mornington, Co Meath, & Dooagh, Achill.

Predeceased by his parents Jack and Eileen and brother Frank.

Derek (Ex Garda Siochana) Dublin, Louth, Meath and Mayo.

Deeply regretted by his loving partner Ann-Marie, son Fiachra (Castlebar), daughters Aisling (Dublin), Roísín (Achill), and their mother Gráinne. Brother John (Dublin), sisters Anne Gleave (Dublin), Catherine Mc Gurrell (Dublin), uncle Billy (Dublin), brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Removal from his residence on Monday at 10:30 a.m. Funeral arriving to St Patrick's Church, Pollagh for Requiem Mass at 12 noon.


Peter Cresham, Lucan Street, Castlebar; late of McHale Road and England.

Predeceased by his parents Christopher and Chrissie (nee O'Shea), St. Bridget's Crescent, Castlebar, his brother Danny and his sister Bernadette.

He will be sadly missed by his loving daughter Madeline (London) and her mother Frances ; grandchildren Shanice and Elaura; son-in-law Tyrone; sisters Mary, Patricia, Julie, Ann, Geraldine and Connie; brother Brendan; nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral Mass took place in the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar, followed by burial in Castlebar Old Cemetery.


John Mulcahy, Oranmore, Galway, Barna, Galway, Mayo and Cork.

Predeceased by the love of his life Marguerite, only four months ago and their infant baby Monica. Devoted father of John, Liam and Cliona, and loving brother to Sr. Margaret. Adored Grandad of Cara, Eoin, Simon, Cian, Jack, Lucy, Órla, Rachel and Séarlait. Best father-in-law to Ailbhe, Áine and Ronan Kavanagh. He will greatly be missed by the extended Mulcahy family and wider circle of friends.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated for John at 12 noon on Wednesday, May 12, at St. Aloysius Church, Breaffy,. Interment after Mass in Breaffy Cemetery.To view the Mass online please go to


Margaret McHale (nee Togher), Ocean View, Belmullet, and formerly of Furbo, Galway.

Predeceased by her adoring husband Peter. She will be sadly missed by her heartbroken family, Michael (Toronto, Canada), Noel (Dublin), Caroline (Belmullet) and Mary (Belmullet), grandchildren Stevie, Robert, Sarah and Mikey, daughter in law Ruth, son in law Michael, sisters May, Ann and Josephine, brothers T.J. and Liam, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Funeral Mass on Monday morning at 10 a.m., at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Belmullet, followed by burial in Emlybeg Cemetery. The funeral will travel via the Togher residence (Emlybeg South) en route to Emlybeg Cemetery. Live streaming of the Funeral Mass will be available for viewing at 10 a.m. on Monday on


Kathleen Marley (née Ferguson) aged 99 years, late of Rosturk.

Predeceased by her husband the late Martin Marley RIP, her daughters Kathrina Saynor RIP and baby Ann Marley RIP.

Deeply regretted by her sons Sean, Dermot and Michael, daughters Mary Alicia Downes and Patricia Burton, nephew Sean Ferguson, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great grandchildren, family and friends.

Funeral taking place in England on Wednesday, May 19.


Brigid (Breege) Staunton (née Mc Myler), "Sea View", Kilsallagh, Westport, and Louisburgh.

Loving wife of the late Joe and loving mother of the late Anne O' Donnell. Deeply mourned and sadly missed by her loving daughters; Mary, Mairead and Therese, sons; Padraic, Tom, Joseph and John, brothers; Paddy, John, and Joe, sisters; Margaret, and Claire, sons-in-law; Michael O'Donnell, Redmond Lyons, and Ger Dawson, daughters-in-law; Brenda, Ann, June, and Brenda, her beloved grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, the extended Mc Myler and Staunton Families, neighbours and many friends.

Breege's funeral cortège will depart her home in Kilsallagh on Monday, May 10, at 11.30 a.m. via Old Head Cross Roads (O'Grady's) - Kilgeever Cross Roads - O' Malley's Hardware - Chapel St., - pausing at Staunton's Pharmacy, arriving at St. Patrick's Church, Louisburgh for Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon, followed by interment in Murrisk Abbey Cemetery.


John Joe Lynn, Mullenmore, Crossmolina, Co. Mayo and formerly Shanvolahan.

John Joe is predeceased by his brothers Desmond and Ambrose and sister Pauline. Deeply mourned by his loving wife Rose May, brother Frank (Dublin), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Remains arriving to St. Tiernan's Church, Crossmolina, on Monday evening at 7 p.m. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery.

Funeral Mass can be viewed on


Mary Gavin (née Foy), Liscromwell, Castlebar and late of Ballinafad, Belcarra.

Wife of the late Billy, mother of the late Catherine and Frank and grandmother of the late David.

Very deeply regretted by her loving family, daughters Mary (Moran), Bernie (McManamon), sons Michael, Liam (Leo) and Bryan, sister Chris Prendergast (Ballyglass), brother-in-law Henry (Bradford), daughters-in-law, Angela, Alacoque and Niamh, sons-in-law, Noel and Padraic, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Removal from her residence this Wednesday at 1.15 p.m. for funeral Mass at 2 p.m. in the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar, via the old Creamery Road and Main Street. Mary will be laid to rest afterwards in Castlebar New Cemetery.

Mary’s Funeral Mass can be listened to in Castlebar on Castlebar Parish Radio 105.3 FM or viewed on


Ann Coyne (née Lyons), Carramack, Logboy, Ballyhaunis.

Deeply regretted by her loving husband Joe her son John, daughters Michelle and son in law John, Lorraine, her adored grandchildren Ryan, Leo and Eva, brother, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends.

Funeral will leave Donnellan's Funeral Home, Clare Street, Ballyhaunis, on Monday evening, to her home in Caramack at 6 p.m.. Funeral will leave her home on Tuesday to arrive to St Mary's Church, Logboy, for funeral Mass at 1.30 p.m. with burial afterwards in Tulrahan Cemetery.

May the souls of the deceased rest in peace.

Sympathy is extended to the bereaved families on their loss.

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