Gay Walsh{née Thornton}

Name of Person: Gay Walsh{née Thornton}
Date of death: Monday 24th July 2023
Area: Raheny, Dublin
Notice: Gay Walsh {nee Thornton} of Raheny, Dublin, formerly of Dollymount, Dublin, passed away peacefully at home in the presence of her family on July 24th, 2023. She was the beloved wife of Joe, the loving mother of Martina, Deirdre, Brian, and Sinead, and the cherished grandmother of Joseph, Emily, Oscar, Fionnuala, and James. Gay was the daughter of the late John and Josie, and the sister of Denise, the late Johnny, Mary, Siobhan, Anne, Helen, and Paul. She will be deeply missed by her sons-in-law Brian and Steve, her daughter-in-law Louise, her sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, extended family, neighbors, and friends.

A private wake will be held at Gay’s home on July 27th, with the removal taking place on July 28th for a Requiem Mass at Our Lady Mother of Divine Grace Church in Raheny. The burial will follow in St Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Francis Hospice, the Irish Cancer Society, or Concern.

Gay Walsh was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister who passed away peacefully at home in July 2023. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends, and community. A private wake and Requiem Mass will be held for her, with donations in her memory being accepted by several charitable organizations.