Death Notices

Canon Fr. John Walsh

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Aghamore, Mayo / Ballyhaunis, Mayo / Tuam, Galway

Canon Fr. John Walsh, Retired PP Aghamore, Ballyhaunis and Gurranebawn, Lavally, Tuam, Co. Galway.


Peacefully on Tuesday, June 11th 2024 in the wonderful care of the staff of Sonas Nursing Home Knock.


Pre-deceased by his parents Michael & Bridget (Hillie), brother Richard and sister Ann.


Fr. John will be sadly missed by his brothers Paddy, Tommy, Mickie, Gerry, Seamus & Henry, his sisters Sr. Mary, Nellie & Carmel, Sisters-in-law and Brothers-in-law, Nephews, Nieces, Grand-Nephews and Grand-Nieces, Archbishop Francis Duffy, Retired Archbishop Michael Neary and all the priests of the Tuam Diocese, relatives, neighbours and friends.


May his kind and gentle soul rest in eternal peace.


Reposing in Gavin’s Funeral Home, Knox Street, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo F35 WF22 on Thursday evening from 6 o’clock with removal at 8 o’clock to St. Joseph’s Church, Aghamore.


Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by burial in the church grounds.


Fr. John’s Funeral Mass will be streamed live on the following link:


or can be listened to on local parish radio 106 FM


Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Patient Comfort Fund Sonas Nursing Home Knock.


The family would like to thank everyone for your support and prayers at this sad time.


Those that would like to leave a personal message of condolence may do so on the condolence section below.

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