Death Notices

Gretta Connolly (née Laffey)

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Rindifin, Gort, Galway / Ballinrobe, Mayo

Formerly of Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, on 24th January 2024 in her 93rd year, in the loving care of Rosemount Nursing Home, Gort, surrounded by her loving family.


Predeceased by her husband Mark (Bobby), daughter Deirdre, parents Anthony & Margaret Laffey, sister Josephine and brothers Peter & Paddy.


Will be sadly missed by her daughter Helen, son Oliver, daughter-in-law Nora, sons-in-law Eamonn & Shane, her adored grandchildren David, Ailbhe, Aideen, Cliona, Christine, Cormac, Mark, Finbar & Francis, great-granddaughter Lilah, sisters Carmel (Nenagh), Kitty (Philadelphia), Tess (New Jersey), brother-in-law Patsy, sisters-in-law Mai & Joan, nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.


May Her Kind & Gentle Soul Rest In Peace


Reposing at Monahan’s Funeral Home, Gort on Saturday 27th January from 5:30pm with removal at 7:30pm to Saint Colman’s Church, Gort. Requiem Mass for Gretta on Sunday at 2pm. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Messages of condolences for Gretta’s family may be left in the link below.​​​​​​


The family would like to thank the staff at Rosemount Nursing Home for the wonderful care they showed towards Gretta throughout her time there.

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