Sr. Mary Hernan,

Sisters of Mercy, Western Province Knock and Limerick - peacefully, in the loving care of the Queen of Peace Nursing Home, Knock. 

Pre-deceased by her parents Michael William and Mary Kate Hernan, her sister Sr. Briege, brothers Michael and his wife Joan and her baby brother Christopher.

Deeply regretted by her Mercy Sisters, Western Province Knock and Limerick. Remembered with love by her sister Sheila O’Reilly and brother-in-law Sean O’Reilly, nieces Aisling, Maeve and Fionnuala O’Reilly, nephews Raymond, Robert, John and David Hernan and Ciaran O’Reilly, her cousin Maureen Hernan (Castlebar), relatives and friends.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hAnam dílís.

Reposing at the Marian Funeral Home, Knock (F12A726) on Sunday, 14th April from 5pm with removal at 7pm to the Church of St. John The Baptist, Knock.

Funeral Mass on Monday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

Sr. Mary’s funeral mass can be viewed live on https://www.knockshrine.ie/watch-live/.

If you would like to leave a message of condolence, please click on link below. 

Enquiries to Garry Murphy funeral director, Knock – 087 2730344.

 

Maureen Geraghty. Castlebar
My deepest sympathy to u Maureen and all of Sr. Mary's family on her passing. May Mary rest in peace
Pat and Mary Salmon
Sincere sympathy to Sr Mary's family and also to the Sisters of Mercy, Western Province Knock and Limerick on the death of Sr. Mary. A lovely gentle spiritual lady and an inspiration to us all. Rest in eternal peace Sr Mary.
Jimmy & Marian Maloney
Our sincere sympathy to the Hernan family and to the Sisters of the Western Province.May Mary rest in peace.Since coming to Knock Mary made a big contribution to the Shrine working as a Prayer Guiide and and being the contact person there for many years.She gave her students in Mary Immaculate Training College a love of the arts and crafts which they all brought in turn to their classrooms.
Catherine . Fitzgibbon . Castlebar .
Deepest sympathy to you Maureen and to all of sr Mary’s families both in religious life and in the community.May her gentle soul rest in peace .
Nora Harrington
Heartfelt deepest sympathy to Sheila Sean nephews nieces Cousins especially Rita Harrington Newman Bridgie Harrington and All Residents of village of Cashel Charlestown on the death of Sr. Mary. R.I.P.
Sympathy to Mercy Sisters.
Mary was very special lady wonderful faith great family friend. Will be sorely missed round Knock.
Sr. Mary’s Mum was Mary Kate Harrington from Cashel Charlestown.
May all Sr. Mary’s loved ones R.I.P.. With you all in Spirit love and prayers. Mai Nora Trisha Harrington. Will never forget her lovely visits to our home.
We now have beautiful friend / Saint in Heaven. 🙏🏼♥️💞

Kathleen Carty
Sincerely sympathy to Sr Mary’s family , community and friends on her sad passing .She had an engaging personality which endeared her to many . May her gentle soul rest in peace
Melissa Morley
R.I.P Sister Mary. I will always remember our chats in Honeybee. A true Lady X
Marie Rance
Maureen, I offer my deepest sympathy to you and to all Sr Mary’s family on her death. May her soul rest in peace.
Mary Cunnane
Deepest sympathy to Marys family her mercy community her friends and neighbours .akind and gentle lady may she rest in peace .
Joe and kate cunnane
Sincere smypathy to your sister and relatives and mercy sisters may she rest in peace
Margaret and John Rattigan, Knock
Deepest Sympathy to the Hernan family and The Mercy Community on the death of Sr. Mary. A lovely kind lady. May she Rest in Peace.
Monica Morley
Condolences to all of Sr Mary's family and her Mercy Community.
We were blessed to have had her with us at Knock Shrine for so many years. May she now rest in peace.

Marian Campbell
Condolences to Sr. Mary’s family and to her Community, May her soul rest in peace, lots of memories of Sister Mary when meeting her when I worked in St. Mary’s in Knock.
Tommy Jennings Wingfield Knock
Sincere condolences to all Sr Mary's family, a lovely neighbour for many years, Rest in Peace
Angela Feeney
Deepest sympathy on the passing of Mary. May she rest in the peace of Christ.
Bridie Kearns, Kilgarriff
My condolences to Sr. Mary’s family and to the Sisters of Mercy Community on her passing. A lovely kind lady with a smile for everyone. May her gentle soul rest in heavenly peace.
Jackie and Siobhan Coyne
Sincere sympathy to the Hernan family and the Sisters of Mercy Community on the passing of Sr. Mary. A lovely lady who always had a kind word for all. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Mary Mullarkey,Ballyhaunis
Sincere sympathy to Sr Mary's family and the Mercy sisters.She was a lovely kind and gentle lady.May she rest in peace

MARGARET AND CAROLINE,KNOCK.
TO ALL SR MARY,'S FAMILY AND FRIENDS.MAY HER GENTLE SOUL REST IN PEACE..
Christina Concannon
Deepest sympathy to the family ,friends , neighbours and Mercy Sisters Community on the passing of Mary.
A servant of God right up to the end of her life.
She will be missed in Knock Shrine and especially in her ministry as a prayer guide.
May her soul rest in Peace.

Ann & Brian Moran
Deepest sympathy to all Sr Mary’s family & all the Sisters of Mercy Knock on your sad loss Sr Mary was a lovely kind lady Rest in peace Sr Mary .
Janette and David Hunt ,Cloonlee,Knock.
Deepest Sympathy to Sisters Of Mercy, Western Province, and to Mary's family of who she spoke so lovingly. Rest in Peace Mary,I am sure my brother will be there to greet you on arrival. Ye were good friends for all your years in Knock.
Bernie and Mary Byrne Knock
Deepest sympathy to Sr.Mary's family and to the Mercy Sisters Western province Knock on her passing. May her gently soul rest in peace
Delia Cunnane
condolences to all on the passing of Sr Mary 🙏
Breda Johnston
My sympathy to the family of Sr Mary & her fello Sisters of Mercy. May Sr Mary Rest in Peace.
Henry Byrne
May her gentle soul rest in peace
John & Nuala Kelly, Knock
Our sympathies to the Hernan family (& extended) and the Mercy Sisters on Sr. Mary's passing. May she rest in peace.
Hazel Flatley
Sincere sympathy to Sr. Mary's family and the Mercy Sisters, Knock. A lovely, kind lady, may her gentle soul rest in peace
Teresa O’Connor, Knock
Sincere sympathy to Sr. Mary’s family and to her Mercy sisters, Western Province Knock.
She was a very special lady and I will miss our many chats together in Knock and Claremorris.
May her gentle soul rest in peace.

Grainne Kelly-frayne
Deepest sympathy to all of Sr Mary's family and cologues in the sisters of Mercy, Sr Mary was a wonderful lady who dedicated her life to our lady of knock and the prayer cente may her gentle soul rest in peace
Noreen Reddington. Knock
Deepest sympathy to the Sisters of Mercy. Knock and Mary's family on her death. A lovely friendly lady. May her gentle soul rest n peace.
Stephen & Martina Gaughan
So sorry to hear of the passing of Sr. Mary. A Lovely kind lady,who always took the time to speak to the people she would meet .Deepest sympathy to Sr. Mary's family and Community. Rest in Peace Sr. Mary.
Anne Burke Cloonfaughna
Sincere sympathy to Mary's family and friends A lovely lady May she Rest in Eternal Peace
Mairead and John Egan knock
Our deepest sympathy .a lovely friend.rip.
Josie McNulty Main Street, Knock.
So sorry to hear of the passing of Sr. Mary. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Eileen Grimes. Ballinrobe
Deepest sympathy to all Mary’s family and friends. Many memories of Mary of my day’s in Knock she was a lovely lady. May her gentle soul rest in peace
Noreen Brady
Deepest sympathy to Sr Mary's family and the Mercy Sisters. I owe much gratitude to Mary for her advice and guidance through the years and I have memories of the many times she joined us for tea in the Prayer Guides house. She is now home with the Lord.
Brian Crowley
Deepest Sympathies to all Mary's family,many friends & neighbours & to all her Western Province Sisters.
We have very Happy memories & laughs with Mary during her many visits to Knock House Hotel.
May her gently soul Rest in Peace

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