Today's Mayo death and funeral notices

The following are Thursday's Mayo death and funeral notices.

May the gentle souls of the deceased rest in peace.

Sympathy is extended to the bereaved families of their loss


Carmel Henaghan (née Larkin), Ballymacragh, Westport Road, Castlebar, and formerly of Meelick, Co. Galway.

Predeceased by her husband John, son Brendan and her brothers Noel and Tommy Larkin.

Deeply regretted by her three grandsons Tom, John and Colm (Snugboro, Castlebar), her daughter-in-law Patricia Henaghan, brother Gabriel Larkin (Meelick, Co. Galway) her sisters Mary Dolan (Ballinasloe, Co Galway) and Nancy Killelea (Capataggle, Co. Galway), her sisters-in-law Joyce Prendergast (Castlebar), Teresa Larkin (Meelick, Co. Galway) and Colette Larkin (Meelick, Co. Galway), nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing in Kilcoyne's Funeral Home, Thomas Street, Castlebar, on Friday from 5 to 6.30 p.m. followed by Humanist Service at the Funeral Home. Private cremation on Saturday.


Tom Connolly, Dromady, Claremorris.

Predeceased by his parents Michael and Ellen, brother James and sister Margaret, he is deeply regretted by brothers Michael and Martin, sisters Mary Roddy and Delia Byrne, brother in law Philip, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Reposing at Gilligans Funeral Home, Market Square, Claremorris on Friday from 6 o'clock until 7 o'clock.

Removal on Saturday to the Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace and St. Gerald, Mayo Abbey, for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 o'clock with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Michael Flaherty, Roches Terrace, Ballina.

Predeceased by his parents John and Mary Jane, nephew Edward and niece Nadine, he is saldy missed by his brothers Padraig and Kieran, sister Una Forde, in-laws, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relative and friends.

Reposing at McGowan's Funeral Home, Ballina, on Saturday evening from 5 until 6.30 p.m.

Funeral cortége will leave his residence on Sunday at 11.45 a.m. to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballina, arriving for 12 noon Mass with funeral proceeding to Leigue Cemetery, Ballina


Tommy Holmes London, England, and formerly of Ardnaree and Brusna Court, Ballina.

He died peacefully at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, in his 98th year.

Predeceased by his parents Paddy and Margaret, wife Iza, brothers, Sean, Paddy, Brendan and Seamus; and sisters Evelyn and Peggy.

He is sadly missed by his daughter and son, Colette and Brian, son and daughter-in-law Keith and Helen, brother Brian, sisters Maureen, Winifred and Bernadette; and his many nieces and nephews in Ireland, the UK and the US.

The Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 7, at the Church of the Immaculate Conception Epping, Essex at 11 a.m.


Michael Power, 6 Riverside, Marian Row, Castlebar, and Tourmakeady.

Beloved husband of Peggy and cherished father of the late Barbara (2018), Pauline (Chicago), Tom (Cork), Sharon (Chicago) and Michael (Castlebar), grandad of Nolan, Mairead, Padraig, Darragh, Emma, Ella, Izzy and Koa.

Michael will be sadly missed by his loving family, brothers P.J. (Galway) and Martin (Tullamore), Sisters Rose (Dublin) and Nuala (Galway), son-in- law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis

Remains reposing at St. Mary’s Funeral Home, Tourmakeady, on Saturday from 6.30 p.m. with removal at 7.45pm to Tourmakeady Church.

Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11.30 p.m. followed by burial in the adjoining Cemetery.


Sr. Paula Ronayne D.C., Clontarf, Dublin and late of Moate, Ballyhaunis.

Predeceased by her sisters Theresa and Katherine and brothers Joe and Sean, she is deeply regretted by her Community of the Daughters of Charity, her sister-in-law Evelyn, brother-in-law Frank, her many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great grandnieces and great grandnephews.

Reposing at St. Catherine’s Provincial House Chapel, Dunardagh, from 3 pm on Friday.

Mass on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. followed by burial at Deans Grange Cemetery.