Michael John Rowland,

Chicago and late of Main Street, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

Beloved husband of 61 years to the late Eileen F. Rowland (nee O’Sullivan).

Devoted father of Kathleen (Kevin) Sheehan, Brian (Neli) Rowland, Kevin Rowland, Sean (Karen) Rowland and Michael Rowland.

Proud grandfather of Molly (Scott), Kevin, Devin, Dylan, Aisling, and Jack.

Dear son of the late Michael and Kate Rowland.

Loving brother of the late Paddy (late Frankie) Rowland Rathbawn Road Castlebar, and the late Philomena (late Gerry) Rynne, Ballyhaunis Road, Claremorris.

Adored uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Due to Covid-19, masks are required.

Visitation on Monday from 9am until time of prayers 10.45am at the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park, IL.

Mass in St. Michael Church at 11.30am.

Memorial Mass in Ireland at a later date.

Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to A Safe Haven, 2750 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608 would be appreciated.

Please leave a memory for the family on Michael’s Tribute Wall; your stories will bring comfort to the family.

www.sheehyfh.com 708-857-7878

Anyone wishing to offer their sympathies to the family can leave a message by clicking on the Condolences link below.


Dick Quinn, Windsor,Castlebar
Deepest sympathy to Michael John’s family in Chicago & Castlebar. May he rest in peace.
Dot & Blackie Gavin
Deepest Sympathy to all the Rowland family on the passing of Michael John.May he rest in peace.
Marie Rance
My deepest sympathy to the Rowland family on the death of Michael John. May he rest in peace.
Tom mc Grath Spencer st castlebar
Sympathy prayers +best wishes to all.
Mary Geraghty nee Haugh. Castlebar
Sincere sympathy to the Rowland family on the sad loss of Michael John.
He was a true friend to the Haugh family in Moneen. Great memories and fun. May he rest in peace

Alan & Anne Quinn
Sincere Sympathy to the Rowland family. May Michael John Rest in Peace.
Michael & Chris Dolan
Sorry to learn of this sad loss for you and your family. Thinking of you. Michael
John Healy
Sincere sympathy on the death of Michael John after a long and fruitful life. When my late father came to Castlebar in the 1930s, he stayed in Rowlands, and became a firm and devoted friend to the family, and especially Michael John, who he spoke of in the most affectionate terms. RIP
Pete and Vivienne Murray
Deepest sympathy to all the the Rowland family on your loss, Pete and Vivienne Murray
Rowland family glencastle Belmullet
Rest in peace
Kathleen Mulroy and family
Sincere sympathy to the Rowland family on the death of Michael John may he rest in peace
Pat and Mary Jennings Westport Rd Castlebar
Deepest Sympathy to all of the Rowland Family
James and Siobhán Murray Coarsepark
Sincere sympathy to all of the Rowland family on the death of Michael John, may he rest in peace.
Our sincere sympathy to all the Rowlands of Rathbawn Road on the death of your Uncle Michael - Mick and Colette Murray, Carrowbrinogue.
Noel and Mary Noonan, Pontoon Road, Castlebar
Sincere sympathy to all the family on Michael John's passing. Fond memories of meeting him and his son on his last trip to Castlebar. May he Rest in Peace.
O’ Malley Family Breaghwy Road Castlebar
Deepest Sympathy To The Rowland Family.
May He Rest In Peace

Pat / Catherine Fitzgibbon / castlebar
Condolences to all the Rowland families . May Michael John Rest in peace
Padraig/Dorothy Flynn
Sincere sympathy to the Rowland Family