Sr. Elizabeth O'Rourke (Sisters of Mercy),

Saint Patrick's Avenue, Sligo and formerly of Tarmon, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon (November 21st, 2021) - peacefully after a short illness at Saint Patrick's Avenue, Sligo in her 97th Year.

Predeceased by father Dan, her mother Marie, brothers Brian and Donal, sisters Kathleen and Angela.

Sadly missed by her sister-in-law Lily, nephews Fergus, Joseph, Gerry, Donal, Kevin, Brian and Dan, nieces Kay, Susan, Miriam, Anne, Niamh and Grainne, grandnephews, grandnieces, Sisters of Mercy of the Western Province, relatives and friends.


Funeral to arrive at the Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo for Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30am on Tuesday.

Burial to follow in the Community plot in Sligo Cemetery.

Funeral Mass can be viewed live on  

COVID 19 restrictions apply and we would request social distancing and mask wearing be adhered to at all times, please.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the North  West Hospice, c/o Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Directors, Upper John Street, Sligo.

Condolences can be left below or privately on our website

Brigid Mchale (Hanly)
Sincere sympathy to the family of Sr Elizabeth.
Pleasant memories of her teaching me in Castlerea.
She was kind and understanding.
May she rest in peace

Johnny Biesty
Sincere sympathy to the Mercy Nuns and the O'Rourke family on the death of Sr. Elizabeth a colleague in the Mercy secondary school Castlerea.May she rest in peace.

Mary and Barnes Murphy
Sincere sympathy to the family of Sister Elizabeth, on her sad passing. What a beautiful and loving Sister. She always greeted you as if you were her long lost cousin. May she rest in peace.
Bruen Family Ballinagare
Condolences to all of Sr Elizabeth’s Family and The Sisters of Mercy. May she Rest in Peace
Sorcha Ní Ghacháin :Beannchor Iorrais
Comhbhrón ó chroí le Siúracha na Trócaire Sligeach i mbás an tSiúir Elizabeth . Comhbhrón lena gaolta agus lena cairde freisin . Go ndéana Dia grásta ar a hanam uasal .
Sincere sympathy to Sr. Elizabeth's family and the Sisters of Mercy. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Sincere condolences to O'rourke family on Elizabeths death
Bernie padraic and Family
Sincere condolences Gerard Donal Kevin Ann niamh on the passing of your Aunt maureen Sr Elizabeth I have so many happy memories of her may her gentle soul rest in peace
Kevin Conry
Sincere condolences to all the O Rourke family on Sister Elizabeth's death
Willie and Sheila Broderick in brackloon ballyhaunis
Sincere sympathy to all the O Rourke family on death Elizabeth. May she rest in peace.
Paddy and Adrienne Fleming
RIP Sr. Elizabeth…an enlightened and tolerant person, an informed educator and all round human being…from Paddy(friend) and Adrienne(former student) Fleming, Rosses Point.
Eamonn & Carol Beirne Lisacul
Our deepest sympathy to all Sister Elizabeth's family and to all the Sisters of Mercy in Sligo and afar. Her humour and wit will no doubt be will sadly missed. May her beautiful kind soul Rest in Peace.
Patsy and Jenny Glynn
Sincere condolences to the O Rourke family . May Elizabeth Rest In Peace