The funeral service will take place at St. Murdechs Cathedral Ballina, preceded by a viewing at Mc Gowan’s Funeral Home in Ballina on Friday evening. The cortege will depart from the Funeral Home on Saturday morning, followed by burial at Leigue Cemetery, Ballina. Those who are unable to attend can watch the funeral Mass via live streaming on http://www.ballinaparish.org. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Order of Malta Ballina or Ballina Meal’s on Wheels are welcomed, and can be sent to Mc Gowan’s Funeral Home in Ballina. The family kindly requests that the privacy of their home be respected at this difficult time.
Name of Person: Gerry O’Donnell
Date of death: Tuesday 25th July 2023
Area: Downhill Rd, Ballina, Mayo
Notice: Gerry, beloved husband of Olive and cherished father of Olga, Olwyn, Rodger, and Rodney, passed away suddenly after an illness at St. Vincent’s Hospital Dublin. Predeceased by his parents, Paddy and Kathleen, as well as his brothers Billy and Brendan. Gerry will be deeply missed by his wife, children, precious grandchildren Conor, Poppy, Jack, and Caimin, son-in-law Angus, daughter-in-law Martha, sisters Mary and Annette, brother Paddy, nieces, nephews, extended family, and many friends. He had a strong connection to the rugby community, which played a significant role in his life.