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Valerie Kinsella nee Ryder

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Gallagh, Castleblakeney, Ballinasloe, Galway

Valerie Anne Kinsella nee Ryder, Gallagh, Castleblakeney, Ballinasloe, County Galway died peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of the Galway Hospice on Thursday 16th November 2023.

Deeply missed by her husband Michael, her loving children Elizabeth, Anna, Simon, Helen, Andrew, Gareth and Sarah and predeceased by her eldest son Christopher, sons in law, daughters in law and her much loved 10 grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews and wonderful circle of friends and neighbours.

May She Rest in Peace.

Reposing at her home in Gallagh, Castleblakeney  (H53 D822) on Sunday 19th November from 3pm with removal at 6pm to arrive at St. John’s Church of Ireland, Ballinasloe for 7pm. Funeral Service at 12 noon on Monday 20th November in St. John’s Church of Ireland, Ballinasloe ​​​​​​with burial afterwards at Aughrim Church of Ireland Cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Galway Hospice or Aughrim Climate Park.

The Funeral Service will be streamed live on

Messages of condolence may be left in the Condolence section below. Valerie’s family would like to thank you for your support and prayers at this difficult time.

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  1. Deepest sympathy to all her beautiful family always a lovely lady to meet and always wanting to help. Was very much involved in the community and made time for everybody a very special lady. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
    Pataic, Diane Kelly