Elizabeth Gavan better known as Eilish
Cherrington Place, Castlebar and formerly of Mill Street, Westport, peacefully at home surrounded by her family.
Predeceased by her parents John James Gavan and Mary Kate Gavan and her dearly loved nephew Kenneth Sweeney.
She will be sadly missed by her loving brother Seamus (Westport) and her heartbroken sisters Mai Tynan (Kildare) and Kathleen Sweeney (Castlebar), her sister-in-law Maureen Gavan (Mill Street, Westport), brothers-in-law Pat Tynan (Kildare) and Eddie Sweeney (Castlebar).
She was the cherished aunt of Joe, Eric and Elisha Sweeney and John and Edel Gavan and beloved grand-aunt to Lucy, Abby, Sarah, Clea, Arianna, Aaron, Ben, Jake, Kalum and Kyle.
She was loved and respected in her native Westport as well as Castlebar.
A nurse by profession, Eilish nursed in the UK before returning to make her home in Castlebar.
She was a kind and caring lady who was held in high regard by her colleagues and the patients she cared for.
May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Removal from her home on Tuesday at 1.30pm arriving at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar for Funeral Mass at 2.00pm with burial afterwards in Aughavale Cemetery, Westport.
The funeral cortege will travel via her native Mill Street, Westport on route to Aughavale Cemetery.
You may view the Funeral Mass on www.churchtv.ie/castlebar or you can listen to it in Castlebar on the Castlebar Parish Radio 105.3FM.
You may leave a message of condolence below for the family or you can write to the family c/o Kilcoyne Funeral Home, Thomas Street, Castlebar F23HT38.
House private please. Family flowers only and donations if desired to the Patient Comfort Fund, St. Joseph's Unit, Sacred Heart Hospital, Castlebar.
All enquiries to Kilcoyne Funeral Directors 087 2648869 www.kilcoynefuneralhome.com