Today's Mayo death and funeral notices

The following are Wednesday's death and funeral notices for Mayo.

May the gentle souls of the deceased rest in peace.

Sympathy is tendered to the bereaved families on their loss.


Cyril Gibbons, Shammer, Kilkelly, on October 12th 2021. Peacefully at UCH Galway.

Predeceased by his parents John and Margaret, Belcarra and his sister Sally. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, sons John, Michael, Harris, Marc, Carl and Alex, brother Bernard and sister Pat (Fitzmaurice), grandchildren, daughters in law, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and many friends.

Rest in peace.

Reposing at The Marian Funeral Home, Knock on Thursday, 14 October, from 4 o'clock until 7 o'clock. Funeral arriving to St. Celsus Church, Kilkelly on Friday, October 15, for Mass at 12 o'clock. Removal afterwards to Shannon Crematorium for private cremation. No flowers please by request. Donations, if so desired, to Cancer Care West c/o Murphy and O'Brien Funeral Directors, Knock. House private please.

Cyril's Funeral Mass can be streamed live on:


Tom Lyons, Lissatava, Hollymount. Died peacefully at Mayo University Hospital.

Predeceased by his brother Sean, Tom will be sadly missed by his loving wife Bernie, daughter Mairead and son Tony, granddaughters Lauren and Ayla, brother Oliver (Oranmore) sisters-in-law Peg, Frances and Kathleen Reddington, nephew and nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Tom’s will repose at his home on Thursday from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral cortège will leave his home on Friday at 10.30 a.m. and arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Roundfort for Funeral Mass at 11o.c with burial afterwards in Roundfort Cemetery, Hollymount.

Tom’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on Roundfort, Robeen, Carras Facebook page.


Bridget Anne (Bea) Garner (née Rushe), The Railway, Hale, Cheshire and, Kilmovee. Peacefully at home on October 10. Whilst Fortified By The Rites Of Holy Mother Church surrounded by her loving family and formerly of Kilmovee and The Railway, Hale, Cheshire.

Bea will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her heartbroken family, her husband Norman, sons Ian and Alan, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, her brothers Patrick (Ballaghadereen) and Eamonn (Kilmovee) and all her extended family and friends.

Bea will arrive for Requiem Mass at St. Vincent’s R.C. Church, Altrincham, Cheshire on Tuesday, October 19, at 12.15 p.m. followed by a private cremation at The Altrincham Crematorium.


Tom Tuffy, 12th October 2021, Lightford, Castlebar, peacefully in the care of the staff of Cuan Chaitriona Nursing Home, surrounded by his loving family.

Predeceased by his wife Madeline, brothers Fr. Edward and John, sister Bridie and baby Mary. Deeply regretted by his loving family, daughters Anne- Marie, Maisie and Tina, sons Tommy and Shay, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, niece, nephews, sister-in-law, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace Tom.

Reposing at Belcarra Community Centre on Thursday at 5 p.m., with removal at 7 p.m. to his residence in Lightford. Removal from his residence on Friday morning at 11.15 a.m., for Funeral Mass at 12 noon in St. Anne’s Church, Belcarra, followed by burial afterwards in Guesdian Cemetery, Belcarra.


The death has occurred of Richard (Dick) Cahill, Cloonbanane, Shrule, on Monday, October 11, peacefully at Mayo University Hospital.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Marie, daughters Edel and Elayne, son Richard, grandchildren Shauna, Lauryn, Beth, Robyn, Lee, Ruth and Timmy, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, sisters Teresa Murphy and Dell O' Connell and brothers Sean, Jarlath and Patsy.

May Richard Rest in Peace.

Reposing at his home on Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. for family and friends only. Removal from his home on Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. for 12 o' clock Mass in St. Joseph's Church, Shrule with burial afterwards in Shrule Cemetery.


Mary Conway (née Staunton), Rosbeg, Westport, and late of Derrycoosh, Islandeady.

Predeceased by her husband Micksie, sons Michael, Michael Gerard, daughter Marita, sister Kathleen McEvilly, brothers Pat, Joe, Peter and Owen.

Mary will be sadly missed by her loving family, Finola, David, Peter, Caroline, Harold, Edward and John, son-in-law Billy Drake, daughters-in-law Bríd, Karen and Jenny, grandchildren Robyn, Clinton, Elliot, Cian, Lauren, Harriet, Simon, Sophie, Emma and Andrew, brother Mike Staunton (Watford, UK), brothers-in-law Pakie and Tom, sister-in-law Kathleen, carers Lindy, Felix and Jiji, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Removal from her residence this Friday, October 15, at 11:30 a.m. to St. Mary's Church, Westport for Requiem Mass at 12:30 p.m. followed by interment in Aughavale Cemetery. Mary's Funeral Mass can be viewed live on or listened to on Westport Parish Radio at 104.8FM. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Western Alzheimers c/o McGing Funeral Directors, Westport.


Edward (Eddie) Cox, The Spires, Church Road, and formerly of Garden Street and Healy Terrace, Ballina, and Lacken. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at the Mayo Hospice, Castlebar.

Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Anne Cox. Deeply regretted and dearly missed by his loving and devoted wife Marian, sister Noreen Timoney, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and many many friends.

Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina, on Thursday from 12 noon with removal at 1 p.m. to arrive to St. Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina, for Mass of the Resurrection at 1.30 p.m. with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery. Funeral mass will be live streamed at


Gertrude (Gertie) Gallagher (née O'Leary), Royal Oak Road, Bagenalstown, Carlow, and Mayo.

Peacefully in her 100th year, in the wonderful care of the management and staff of Beechwood Nursing Home Leighlinbridge, she will be sadly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her, Gertie will be very fondly remembered by her grandnephew, grandniece, and her many friends.

May Her Gentle Soul Rest in Peace

Reposing in Somers Funeral Home, Bagenalstown on Wednesday afternoon from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Removal on Thursday morning arriving at St. Andrew's Church, Bagenalstown for Funeral Mass at 11 a.m., Burial afterwards in the Cemetery of the Assumption, Bagenalstown. The Capacity of St. Andrew's Church is limited to 50%, But can be viewed on


Kathryn (Kay) Heffernan (née Reaney), Bachelors Walk, Ballina. Peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her husband Ivan. Beloved mother of Michael (Galway), Ivan (Ballina), Deidre (Ballina), Peter (Dublin), Niall (Claremorris), Orla (Ballina) and Brian (Dublin). Sadly missed by her loving sons, daughters, in-laws, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at McGowan's Funeral Home, Ballina this evening from 5pm until 7pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina on Thursday morning for 11:30 a.m. Requiem Mass followed by burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina. House Private Please.

Funeral Mass will be live steamed on