Death Notices

Late John and Marie Clarke

The death has occurred of John Clarke of Ballinagleragh, Co. Leitrim & Manchester, England on the 19th November 2020.

John died peacefully, after a short illness borne with great dignity, whilst in the tender care of the staff of Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, and surrounded by his devoted family.

The death has also occurred of Marie Clarke (née Grehan) of Ballinagleragh, Co. Leitrim and Boyle, Co. Roscommon on 25th November 2020.

Marie died peacefully, whilst in the tender care of the staff of Drumderrig House Private Nursing Home, Boyle and surrounded by her devoted family.

Reunited in death with her beloved and devoted husband John who had died peacefully just six days earlier.

Deeply mourned by her adored and loving children, Fiona, Sarah, Damien, Domnall and Maria and all her much-cherished grandchildren.

Marie will also be deeply missed by her sisters Frances and Helen, her sons-in-law Richard and John Joe, and her nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, neighbours, and wide circle of friends.

May Marie and John’s Most Gentle Souls Rest in Peace.

Marie and John will lie in repose, in the conservatory, at their family home on Friday, the 18th December, for family, friends and neighbours. If you wish to visit you will not be required to enter the home.

Their Funeral cortège will leave the family home on the 19th December at 11:00 o’clock, arriving at Saint Joseph’s Parish Church, Boyle at 12:00 noon for Mass of the Resurrection.

Interment afterwards in Assylinn Cemetery, Boyle.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with government advice, Marie and John’s Funeral Service will be held in private with their immediate family. Mask wearing and social distancing to be observed, at all times please.

For those who are unable to attend and wish to express their condolences, they may do so via the link below.Mass cards or condolence by traditional manner can be forwarded to Sweeney Funeral Directors, Boyle.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired to and

Marie & John’s family wish to thank you for your understanding at this enormously difficult time.

The Funeral Mass will be available to view on the parish web cam at

Enquiries to Michael Sweeney (087) 2625060.

(pic via Sweeney Funeral Directors, Boyle 0872625060 and

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