Death Notices

Mary McPhilbin nee O’Connor

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Emmett Avenue, Mervue, Galway / Sneem, Kerry

Mary died peacefully after a short illness in her 99th year, in the wonderful care of the staff in the Acute Medical Unit, at University Hospital Galway. Beloved wife of the Late Frank McPhilbin and predeceased by her parents Daniel and Julia O’Connor and her siblings John and Eileen.

Deeply mourned and sadly missed by her sons Patrick and Donald, daughters Eileen, Joan and Mary, son-in-law Gerry, daughter-in-law Anja, her adored grandchildren Brian and his wife Katherine, Evan and his partner Heather, David, Gina and her husband Flo, Sean and his wife Victoria, her great-grandchildren Milo, Tyler and Páidí, her lovely neighbours and friends.


May Her Kind and Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.


Reposing in The Holy Family Funeral Home, Mervue (H91 FH52), on Thursday the 30th of November from 5pm. Removal at 6:30pm to the adjoining Church. Mary’s Requiem Mass will take place on Friday the 1st of December at 11am. Funeral afterwards to The New Cemetery, Bohermore.


Mass can be livestreamed via


Family flowers only, donations if desired to The Galway Hospice


House strictly private please.


Book of Condolence: For those of you who would have liked to attend the funeral but are unable to do so, are invited to leave a personal message in the condolence section below. Mary’s family would like to thank you for the kindness and support which has been shown to them, at this very sad time.

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