Katheen Christina Edwards

  • A Co Galway woman who died in a house fire in London will be laid to rest today.

    57-year old Kathleen Christina Edwards, known as Chrissie, died when fire engulfed her home in Croydon on 27th March.

    A number of firefighters attended the scene and Ms Edwards, who was living alone, was rescued from the blaze but died at the scene a short time later from smoke inhalation.

    The Metropolitan Police say the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

    Ms Edwards was originally from Cloonruff, Ballymoe, Co Galway.

    Her Funeral Mass takes place today at 12 noon in St Croan's Church, Ballymoe with burial afterwards in  Kilcroan Cemetery.