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Mary also known as Baby Melody nee Burke

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The death has occurred of Mary (Baby) Melody (née Burke)
Cappananoole, Attymon, Athenry, Galway
Mary (Baby) Melody
Peacefully at Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Predeceased by her loving husband Bobby, brother Brendan and her parents Joe and Elizabeth. Baby will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her loving family; son Joe and her daughters Maeve (Roche, Craughwell) Annita (Duffy, Gurteen) Carmel (Haverty, Kilchreest) Arabella (Earls, Streamsfort) Hanoria (Curley, Kiltormer) Eugena (Carr, Ballymacward) Barbara (Kenny, Streamsfort), sons-in-law and Joe’s partner Michelle, twenty one adored grandchildren and adorable great grand daughter Abigail, Brother in law Pa (Melody, Clooncagh) his wife Ann, Malachy (Rice, Canada), cousins both in Ireland and U.S.A., relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends. A loving mother, sister, granny, great grandmother, neighbour and friend.

May her gentle soul rest in peace.

Reposing at Áras Mhuire in the grounds of St Killian’s Church, New Inn, (H53 P6C0), on Saturday, the 15th of April, from 4pm to 6.30pm with removal after to St. Mary’s Church, Clooncagh. Funeral mass on Sunday, the 16th of April, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards to Cloonkeenkerrill Cemetery.

Baby’s family are conscious that Covid is still present and kindly ask that those attending the funeral are mindful of the ongoing risk. If you would like to leave a personal message for Baby’s family please use the ‘Condolences’ section below. The family would like to thank you for your support and understanding at this sad time.

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  1. So sorry to hear bout the death of Mary enjoyed chatting to her in esker and Joyce’s rest in peace Mary 🙏 🕊

  2. All the family we’re so sorry for you’re loss, Baby was a very special lady, I have lots of fond memories of her. RiP.

  3. Carmel, Arabella,Hanoria,and Melody families, sorry to hear of your mums passing. May she rest in peace
    Martina. (Worked in Medtronic)

  4. Deepest sympathies to all the family at this sad time, May Mary rest in peace, from Ray/Phil Duane and family.

  5. My condolences to all the Melody family on the passing of your mother, Mary. May she rest in peace. Patrick O’Rourke & family. New York.