Philomena WHEAT{née Costello}

Name of Person: Philomena WHEAT{née Costello}
Date of death: Friday 2nd February 2024
Area: Clifton Springs, New York and formerly Lakelands, Athlone, Roscommon / Athlone, Westmeath
Notice: Philomena Wheat, previously of Lakelands, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, and Clifton Springs, New York, passed away peacefully on February 2nd, 2024, surrounded by her loving family and the care of hospice. She was the beloved wife of James {Jim} and cherished mother of Nuala and Deirdre. Philomena was also a loving sister of Michael and Thomas. She was predeceased by her parents Martin and Bridget, as well as her sisters Maire Eibhlin and Catherine. Philomena will be deeply missed by her family, including her husband, daughters, brothers, sons-in-law, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends in Ireland, England, and the US.

The funeral will take place at St. John’s Church, Lecarrow, following a period of repose at Smyth’s Funeral Home in Roscommon. Donations in Philomena’s memory can be made to Safe Home Ireland or the Mayo-Roscommon Hospice Foundation. The funeral Mass will be broadcast live on Smyth’s Channel 1 for those who cannot attend in person. The Wheat and Costello families are grateful for the kindness and support they have received during this time of grief.