Nicholas Ancel O’Carroll

Name of Person: Nicholas Ancel O’Carroll
Date of death: Thursday 3rd August 2023
Area: Baile an Rí and formerly of Society Street, Ballinasloe, Galway
Notice: With his loving family by his side, Ancel peacefully departed from this life on Thursday, August 3rd, under the exceptional care of Galway Hospice, after facing a courageous battle with a brief illness. Ancel is deeply mourned and will be greatly missed by his beloved family: his son, David; his daughters, Nicola O’Carroll, Sarita Johnston, and Michelle Flanagan; his sons-in-law, Tim, Stephen, and Alfred; his daughter-in-law, Dympna; and his cherished 11 grandchildren: Timothy, Odhran, Conor, Mark, Roisin, Aidan, Ciarán, Ferdia, Moya, Grace, and Kyle. He is predeceased by his mother, Kathleen O’Carroll {nee Devitt}, and father, Nicholas E. O’Carroll. Ancel’s former wife and dear friend, Jo, his extended relatives, neighbors, and numerous friends also feel the profound loss of his absence.

May his gentle soul find eternal rest.

Ancel will be laid to rest at Grenham’s Funeral Home in Ballinasloe {H53 HK15} on Sunday, August 6th, beginning at 4pm. There will be a removal at 6pm to St. Michael’s Church, Ballinasloe. Ancel’s Funeral Mass will be held on Monday at 11am, followed by burial in Creagh Cemetery. For those unable to attend in person, Ancel’s Funeral Mass can be viewed via live stream on the website:

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to East Galway & Midlands Cancer Support. Contributions can be made through the following link:

Ancel’s family expresses their gratitude for the support and prayers offered during this challenging time. Messages of comfort and support can be shared in the “Condolences” section below.