Sister Kathleen Shiels

Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Carrick Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, late off the Convent of Mercy Ballaghaderreen and formerly of Corhober, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. 23rd October 2021 - peacefully at Abbey Haven.

Deeply regretted by her sisters Bridie (Berreen) Derroon, Nancy (Walker) Scotland, Sister Josephine, Sister Attracta, Rose (Rouse) Ballina, Brothers Michael Corhober, Paddy U.S.A., Nieces and nephews, Grandnieces, Grandnephews, Sisters of Mercy, Western Province, relatives, neighbours and friends.


Sister Kathleen will repose at the Perry Funeral Home Ballymote (F56 TK20) on Monday evening from 5 o’clock  to 6.30 followed by removal to the Church of The Immaculate Conception to arrive at 7 o’clock.

Mass of the Resurrection on Tuesday 26th at 12 noon.  Burial afterwards in St. Columba's Cemetery Ballymote.

Funeral Mass will be live streamed on Ballymote

H.S.E. and Government rules on Covid 19 apply at all times please. 

Please respect current health guidelines on social distancing and wearing of facemasks.

Those who wish to leave a personal message for the family may do so on the condolences section below.

Gabrielle Hallinan
Sincere sympathy to Rose, Sister Attracta and the Sisters of Mercy and the Shiels family on the death of Sister Kathleen. May she rest in peace.
Alex&Olive Mc Donnell
Sincere sympathy to Sr Kathleen’s family and the Sisters of Mercy.She was a lovely person.May she Rest in Peace.
Clare foley
Sincere condolences to sr Kathleen's family and sisters of the mercy order. Had her for a yr. And lovely memories of her. Such a lovely person. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Seán Clarke
With fond memories of working with Sr.Kathleen in Palmerstown Community Scholl,as fellow teachers .condolences to her family ,especially her sister Attracta ,who had close links with the School. May the Angels welcome this pleasant soul, and may she rest in peace .
John Lynch, Curry.
Sincere sympathy to Sr. Kathleen's family and to the members of the Mercy Order. Fond memories of a dear teaching colleague and principal.
John Reid , Charlestown
My sincere sympathy to the family members and relatives of Sr. Kathleen. I also wish to include the Sisters of the Mercy Order. As school principal Sr. Kathleen was kind and supportive to me during a difficult period in my teaching career.
Ar dheis De go raibh a h-anam dilis .

Deirdre Durkan
My deepest sympathy to all Sr Kathleen’s family, friends and the Sisters of Mercy. Fond memories of working with Sr Kathleen in Ballaghaderreen back in the nineties. May her kind and gentle soul rest in peace. Deirdre.
Mark Gruener
Reverently remembered as a teacher, spiritual counsellor and friend. Sr Kathleen prepared me for 1st Holy Communion when I was a student at St. Joseph's Grade School Jefferson City Mo. My wife and I have cherished memories of spending time with Sr Kathleen in Ireland 10 years ago. We extend our deepest sympathy to Sr's family and friends and the Mercy community. Good bye Sr. God willing we will meet again in heaven.
Bernie Duffy Ballaghaderreen
Sincere sympathy to Sister Kathleen’s relations and fellow Sisters of Mercy. Fond memories of school days spent in Ballaghaderreen may she rest in Peace
Irene and Tommy Caulfield
Sorry to hear of the passing of dear Sr. Kathleen, sympathy to all the family. Have very fond memories of Sr. Kathleen. Rest In Peace.

Irene & Tommy

Michael Scally Ballaghaderreen
Deepest sympathy to all Kathleen`s religious sisters and family on her passing.Sr.Kathleen was a kind gentle teaching colleague of mine and will be fondly remembered by all who knew her.May her gentle Soul join the Angels in Heaven.