Rita Farrell nee Leonard

Castleteehan, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. 23rd January 2021. Peacefully surrounded by her devoted husband John and adoring children in the care of the wonderful staff of the Galway Clinic. 

Predeceased by her son-in-law Andrew.

Rita will be sorrowfully missed by her heartbroken husband and best friend John. Ever the loving and devoted mother, she will be eternally missed by her loving children Mary, Kathleen, Sean, David, Audrey, Alma, Hazel and Carol. Rita will be deeply mourned by her brother Tom (USA), sons-in-laws Richard, Fergus, Austin, Patrick, and Enda and daughters-in-law Rena and Mary.
The ever doting Granny, Rita will be cherished forever by her adoring grandchildren Matthew, Samuel, Ann, Sean, Peter, Emma, Ciara, David, John, Grace, Anna, Lucy, Daniel, Ellen and Sadie and great-grandson Charlie. Deeply missed by her nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law, extended family and many, many good friends across the country.

May Her Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.

Due to Government guidelines regarding public gatherings and to protect the most vulnerable in our community a private family funeral will take place.

Rita’s funeral cortege will be leaving her home at 10.15am on Wednesday morning to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Castlerea for Mass of the Resurrection at 11 o’clock.

Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Rita's Funeral Mass will be live-streamed on Gaynor’s Funeral Directors Facebook page and can be viewed on Wednesday from 10.50.
House private please respect the wishes of the family at this time.

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the Irish Cancer Society c/o Gaynors Funeral Directors. 

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Tom Carter Westport
It is with deep sympathy that I heard of Rita’s death. May her gentle soul rest in peace with wounderful memories. She was real lady and I am happy that I had a dance with her the last time we met. Again so sorry.
Noel & Carmel Tarmey
Deepest Sympathy to John and all the Farrell family on the sad passing of Rita. May she Rest in Peace.
Peter & Mary Feerick
Deepest sympathy to John and family on your sad loss of Rita, may her gentle soul rest in peace
Martin McGreal Ballyhean Castlebar
My sincere sympathy to John and family on the sad passing of Rita. May she have eternal peace.
Mike and Nello Harte
Sincere consolations to your family at the loss of Rita blessings to you all
Tim & Mary Mc Dermott
Sincere sympathy to all the Farrel family on the death of Rita a lovely lady we met many times in Brusna Tim And Mary McDermott
Brendan Moyles London
Our Sincere Condolences to Farrell Family at this very sad and difficult time
we are thinking of you all RiP

Battie & Eleanor Doohan, Brusna, Ballaghaderreen
John & family, we were so sad to hear of Rita's passing RIP. We will always remember the good times we had with her in the Brusna Inn.
Nora & Patrick Reid
Rest in peace Rita we have lovely memories of ye dancing around brusna hope there a good band in heaven for you to dance with the angels
condolences to all the family

Sean & Gràinne Frayne knock
Deepest sympathy to John and all the Farrell family on the untimely passing of Rita may her gentle soul rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
Una (Tiernan) & Jim Finnegan Williamstown
Deepest sympathies to John and all the Farrell family on the passing of your dear wife and mother may her gentle soul rest in peace
Ronan & Shelly Martin
Our sincere condolences to Carol, Enda & all the Farrell Family at this very sad and difficult time. We are thinking of you all.
Martin & Phil Keane, Granlahan & Cahir
Sincerest Sympathy to John and all the Farrell Family on the death of Rita, May She rest in Peace.
John Denise Collins Leggatinty and Manchester
Deepest sympathy to the Farrel Family on the death of Rita R.I.P.
Mary McWilliams Omagh
Deepest sympathy to John and family on the death of Rita RIP
Patricia and Padraig Regan Ballaghaderreen
Sincere sympathy to John and family on the death of Rita RIP.
Helen Hunt castlerea
Sincere conditions to john and all Rita's family may her soul rest in peace
John Dunleavy shammer kilkelly
Sincere sympathy to John and all the Farrell family on the passing of Rita may she rest in peace
Maura McCormack and Tom Fitzpatrick
Sincere Sympathy to the Farrell Family on Rita's sad passing..May she Rest in Peace. Amen.
Michael and Carmel Dillon Glenamaddy
Sincere sympathy John and all the family on the death of Rita. May her soul Rest in Peace.
Gerry & Freddie Quinn, Derreen, Trien
Deepest sympathy to John and all the Farrell Family on the passing of Rita
May her gentle Soul Rest in peace.

Denise Lohan Glinsk
Sincere condolences to all the Farrell family at this very sad time. May she rest in peace.
Mary and Colm Walsh
Our deepest sympathy to John and family on the passing of Rita. She was a lovely lady, so glad to have known her.RIP Rita .
Kathleen Kennedy and family.
Sincere Sympathy to John and all the Farrell family on the sad passing of Rita a lovely lady May she rest in peace.
Richella O Connor
Deepest sympathy on the passing of your beloved wife & mother. May She Rest in Eternal Peace
Mike&Cathy Corcoran Usa
Our deepest sympathy to. The Farrell and Leonard Family May Rita Rip We are. lifelong. Friends of Tom& Marge .Tom spoke so often of. Rita
Seamus and Loretto Duffy
Our sincere and deepest sympathy to John and all the Farrell family on Rita’s death. She was such a lovely lady. May she rest in peace x
Gerry and Pauline Beirne
Our deepest sympathy to John and all the family on the very sad loss of dear Rita. She was the ultimate in a lady. Rest in Peace
James and elaine Patterson
So sorry for your loss may she rest in peace
Martin Walsh Aurivo Marts
Deepest condolences to John and family on the passing of Rita . R. I. P .
Michael and Catherine Towey
So sorry to hear of the passing of Rita sincere sympathy to John and all the family may she rest in peace
Margaret and paddy Gillooly
Sencere Sympathy to John and all the Farrell family may Rita R.I.P
Charlie and Jane Wheeler, Boho
So sorry to hear about Rita passing. Deepest sympathy to John and his family. May she rest in peace.
Ita Fox
Deepest condolences to John and family on the sad passing of Rita , may she rest in peace.
Seamus & Nicola Connell
Sincere sympathies to the Farrell family on your loss.
Martin & Kathleen Walshe & Family. Erritt. carrowbehy
Sincere Sympathy to John and all the Farrell and Leonard families and extended families. Rest In Peace Rita.
michael murphy balla mart
sincere sympathy to john and family on the death of rita may she rest in peace
Teresa &Brendan Duignan, Castlerea
Sincere Sympathy to John & family on the sad passing of Rita.May she rest in peace. A great friend, we will miss her.
Teresa and Sean Murphy Carracastle
Feeling deeply saddened to hear of Rita's death. She was such a beautiful lady. May her gentle soul rest in peace. Condolences to her husband John all her family and grandchildren.
Kathleen Coggeran Desmond Kelly
Sincere Sympathy to John and family on the passing of Rita. May her gently soul Rest in Peace.
Billy and Justina Lyons
Our saddest and deepest sympathies to John and All the Farrell Family on Rita's passing. May she rest in peace.
pj timlin, ballinrobe
sorry to hear of passing of rita, may she rest in peace
Robbie andSarah Flynn
Deepest sympathy to the Farrell family
Winnie towey
Deepest sympathy to John and the Farrell on the passing of Rita a lovely lady RIP rita
Una Drury
Sincere sympathy to John and all the Farrell family on the death of dear Rita. May she Rest in Peace
Richard and Nora Finan
Deepest sympathy to John and all the Farrell on the passing of Rita.May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Breedge Regan Castlemore
Deep sympathy to John and family on the death of Rita she was such a lovely person may her gentle soul Rest In Peace
Gerard and Noreen Tiernan. Castlerea
Sincere sympathy to all the family on the loss of Rita. May she Rest In Peace.
John & Oonagh Hunt
Sincere Sympathy to John & the Farrell Family A Lovely Lady R I P Rita
Chris & Irene Tansey Killasser
Deepest Sympathy to John and all the Farrell family on the passing of Rita may she rest in peace
Annette and colm Flynn, dromady, claremorris
David and family thinking of you all at this sad time , May god rest her gentle soul
Frank Donnelly claremorris
Sympathies to David and the Farrell family on the sad passing of Rita, God rest her gentle soul
Stevie and Rita Langan Westport
Our Sincere sympathy to John and Family on Rita’s passing, we are shocked and saddened at the news.
Brian & Breda Colleran
Our saddest and deepest sympathies to John and all the family on Rita’s passing
Our memories of Rita’s in Brusna will shine through for many years to come Beautiful lady and family

Nora Maloney
Sincere Sympathy to the Farrell Family on Rita's sad passing..May she Rest in Peace. Amen.
Frances Mannion
My deepest sympathy to the Farrell family on their sad loss. Rita and I were second cousins. The last time I met Rita was in the Brusna Inn and we had the last waltz of the evening together. I felt sad to learn of her passing. Rest in peace Rita.
Chris Oates Claremorris
Sincere sympathy to John and all the family on the death of Rita May her gentle soul rest in peace . A lovely lady . Got to know her through the dancing and holidays together . Lovely lady
Thomas Jordan Aurivo Marts
Deepest sympathy to John and all the Farrell Family on the death of Rita may she rest in peace ......