Death Notices

Joan Maye nee O’Leary

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Oakley Crescent, Highfield Park, Galway City, Galway / Tralee, Kerry

Formerly, Tralee Co. Kerry.

Joan died peacefully at Galway University Hospital on November 10, 2023 with her much loved family by her side.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Michael and son Finbarr.


Deeply mourned and sadly missed by her daughters and son, Michelle, Sandra, Brendan and Deirdre and by their partners, sister Mary, brother Brendan, adored grandchildren Adam, Aaron, Alex, Evan, Christina and Mila, brother-in-law Gerry, sisters-in-law Anne and Catherine, nieces and nephews, neighbours and friends.


Reposing at the O’Flaherty Funeral  Parlour, Munster Avenue on Monday, 13 November from 5.00 p.m. to  6.00 p.m.  Removal to St. Joseph’s Church, Presentation Road on Tuesday to arrive in advance of Requiem Mass at 11 a.m.  Following Mass Joan will be laid to rest in Rahoon Cemetery alongside her husband and son.

Livestream link for Mass: Here


May her kind and gentle soul rest in peace


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  1. Deepest Sympathy to Joan’s family and extended family . May she rest in peace with her beloved husband Michael and son Finbar . She was a beautiful lady with a great smile .God Bless you all at this sad time .

  2. Deepest sympathy to the Maye family on the death of their mother Joan RIP from all the Connollys including Aisling Eugene and Patsy Lord have mercy on her gentle soul
    Patricia and Gene