Rathoma, Killala, (The Masters Crossroads) – 27th December 2021 – peacefully in his 93rd year after a short illness in the excellent and loving care of his family and the staff of Ballina District Hospital.
Predeceased by his beloved wife Kathleen (Kay) nee Boland, his sister Eileen Slemon and brother Cannon James Gilvarry.
Michael will be sadly missed by his children Ann Kilawee, Cathrina O‘Flaherty, Mary Kilcullen, John, Michelle Munnelly, James and Thomas; dearly missed by his beloved sister Mary Deighan and his cherished thirteen grandchildren, great grandson, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
He dedicated his life from an early age to his work as a farmer, he was a keen gardener and loved life and all its joys. He was at one with nature. A lifelong member of the Pioneer Association and served as Steward of The Knock Shrine Society for many years.
Reposing at his residence The Masters Crossroads, Rathoma, Killala, Co. Mayo, F26 KP03 on Tuesday 28th December 2021 from 6 o’clock.
Removal on Wednesday evening to the Church of the Holy Rosary, Cooneal arriving at 6 o’clock.
Funeral Mass on Thursday morning 30th December 2021 at 11 o’clock followed by burial in Killala Cemetery, Killala.
The funeral Mass can be viewed online at the following link: www.churchtv.ie
Donations if desired in l of flowers to the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation https://www.hospice.ie/donations/donate-online/
In keeping with HSE guidelines please observe social distancing at all times, wearing face masks and no hand shaking.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Michael and Ann O'Donnell
May he rest in eternal peace
May he Rest In Peace.
May they both rest in peace together
We have a lovely memory of spending a great evening in his and your late mother’s company in Niall and Michele’s house in Killala on a summers evening some time ago. Lovely people. May they both rest in peace.
May Michael rest in peace.
Deepest sympathy on your sad Loss. Rest in peace.
May he rest in peace
May his soul rest in peace.
May he rest in peace
May he rest in peace.
Sincere condolences to all the Gilvarry family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May he rest in peace
A TRUE GENTLEMAN REST IN PEACE.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.
May he Rest In Peace
May his gentle soul rest in peace.
We offer our sincere sympathy to you all at this sad time
May his kind & gentle soul Rest In Peace
May he rest in Peace
May his gentle soul rest in peace
peace and light of heaven with his wife Kathleen, sister, Eileen, brother Canon ( Fr ) James and all who have gone before him. Ar dheis Dé go raibh sé.
A true gentleman.
May his gentle soul rest in peace with his beloved wife Kathleen.
Thinking of you Mary and family at this sad time.