Death Notices

Sister. Veronica Gannon

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Lerhin, Clonberne and St. Vincent’s Convent of Mercy, Galway City, Galway formerly of Convent of Mercy, Westport and East Acton, London.

Sr. Veronica died peacefully, in her 101st year, in the loving care of the staff and management of St. Mary’s Nursing Home, Galway. Predeceased by her parents John and Margaret Gannon, her brother Michael, her sisters Bridie Gibbons and Rita Greaney, her brothers-in-law, sister-in-law and nephew Rory. Deeply regretted and fondly remembered by the Sisters of Mercy Western Province, her nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and a large circle of friends.


Sr. Veronica will be reposing in St. Vincent’s Convent, Newstownsmith, Galway (H91 W6X4), from 2:30pm on Wednesday, December 13th, with removal at 5pm to the nearby Franciscan Abbey Church, St. Francis Street. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated there on Thursday at 12 noon, followed by burial in Rahoon Cemetery, Galway.


Sr. Veronica’s Funeral Mass can be livestreamed via


“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis”


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  1. Sincere sympathy to Sr
    Veronica’s family friends and Mercy Sisters. I knew her during her time in Westport, she was a caring fun loving lady. Rest in peace dear Veronica.