Galway and Aughadeffin, Kilkelly, Co. Mayo February 28th, 2021 - Peacefully at Mayo University Hospital after a short illness.
Pre-deceased by his father Seamus.
Sadly missed and remembered with love by his wife Angela (née Egan), mother Bernadette, brothers Michael, Donal and Shane, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, aunt Nellie, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May He Rest in Peace.
Des will be removed from The Sharkey Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen on Tuesday at 10.30am to St. Joseph’s Church, Urlaur arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am, followed by cremation in Lakelands crematorium, Cavan.. However, in line with Government and H.S.E advice regarding public gatherings, a small private funeral will be held. The Gallagher and Egan families would ask that over the coming days, everyone who knew him would take some time to light a candle or say a prayer in his memory.
For those who would have liked to attend the Mass but cannot due to the current restrictions, Des’s Mass will be streamed on Sharkey Funeral Directors Facebook page
Family flowers only please,
The Gallagher and Egan families understand and appreciate that people would like to offer their condolences, we would suggest you use the private on-line condolence page.
In keeping with HSE, NPHET and Public Health guidelines, attendance at funerals is limited. Please respect the privacy of the family during this difficult time. If you would like to pay your respects along the way, please join the static Guards of Honour as the funeral cortège makes its way. Please ensure you maintain the recommended social distancing at all times keeping to the 2-metre apart guideline.