Parish Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths

Death Notices - July 2021

James Lonergan R.I.P.

The death has occurred of James Lonergan
Mervue, Galway / Salthill, Galway

  • James Lonergan
Mervue and formerly Salthill, Galway. James passed away, peacefully, on Wednesday, 28th July, in the loving care of Aperee Living (Coral Haven). Predeceased by his beloved parents Noreen and Patrick, Monksfield, Salthill. Sadly mourned and missed by his children Eamon, Kate, Hugh and Anna, and by their mother Elly, his brothers and sister Norman, Dorothy and David, grandchildren, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and his wide circle of family, relatives and friends.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated for James at 11am on Tuesday, 3rd August, 2021 at The Church of Christ the King, Salthill. Funeral, after Mass, to the New Cemetery, Bohermore, where he will be laid to rest with his parents. Live-stream link for the Church/ Mass:

May he rest in peace

The family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this time and you are invited to leave a personal message for them on the condolence page below.

All funeral arrangements will take place in accordance with Government guidelines /funerals on preventing the spread of Covid-19.

Date Published: Thursday 29th July 2021
Date of Death: Wednesday 28th July 2021

Mary Fahy R.I.P.

Ocean Towers, Salthill, Galway / Claremorris, Mayo / Glenageary, Dublin

  • Mary Fahy
(Formerly Glenageary, Dublin and Mount Street, Claremorris, Co. Mayo) 30th July 2021 (peacefully) at University Hospital, Galway. Predeceased by her husband Brian, her brother Michael Noone and twin sisters Betty Killeen and Ina Horan. Sadly missed by her brother John Noone and his wife Patricia (Claremorris), brother-in-law Billy Horan, her many nieces and nephews, Catherine, Rosemarie, Alison and Peter Noone, Ina, Orla, Elizabeth, Sheila, Eleanor, Michael, Pat, Colm, John, Peter and Edward Killeen, Sara, Elizabeth, Michael, Liam and Maurice Horan, the extended Fahy family from Galway and friends.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Mary at 12 noon on Monday, 2nd August, at the Church of Christ the King, Salthill. Funeral after Mass to Rahoon Cemetery where she will be laid to rest with her beloved husband.

Brendan Conway R.I.P.

Devon Park, Salthill, Galway

  • Brendan Conway
Brendan died peacefully at the Galway Hospice on Wednesday night, 21st July following a long illness which he bore courageously with dignity and good humour. He died in the loving care of his family and the hospice staff who were so kind to him. Beloved son of the late Michael and Bridie and much-loved brother of Seán, Annette, Gerry, Ray and Frank. Brendan will be sadly missed and deeply mourned by his sister and brothers, aunts and uncles, dearly loved nephews Robert and Niall and nieces Cathy, Ruth, Fiona, Anne and Joyce, cousins, the extended Cosgrove and Conway family and many great friends who were extremely supportive to him during his long illness.

Requiem Mass on Saturday, 24th July at 12 noon at the Church of Christ the King, Salthill. Funeral after Mass to the new cemetery, Bohermore.

Fr Joe Ruddy MSC

Croí Nua, Taylor’s Hill, Galway City, Galway / Renvyle, Galway / Frenchpark, Roscommon

    Fr. Joe also lived in Venezuela, Renvyle, Connemara and Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully at University Hospital, Galway on July 18th 2021. Predeceased by his parents Catherine and John Thomas and by his brothers Michael and Seamus. Sadly missed by his brothers Johnny and Eamon, his sister-in-law Patsy, his nieces, nephews, cousins (especially Maureen), relatives, friends, his confreres in the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Ireland, Venezuela and elsewhere and the people of Caracas and Maracaibo, Venezuela where he spent 48 years as a dedicated servant of God.

    The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart are very grateful for the care Fr. Joe received from the wonderful staff at St. Mary’s Nursing Home, Shantalla, over the past year. Requiem Mass will take place at the Church of Christ the King, Salthill at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July, 22nd 2021. Funeral after Mass to Rahoon Cemetery.



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