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Killerney, Lanesboro Road, Roscommon Town, Roscommon / Lanesborough, Longford

BEN BALFE Killerney, Lanesboro Road, Roscommon Town and formerly of Knock, Lanesborough, Co Longford. February 19th, 2024. (Peacefully), in the incredible care of the staff at the Roscommon Hospice. Beloved husband of Anne and much loved Dad to Alan and Amanda. He will be very sadly missed by his family, brothers John, Marcus, Denis and Terry, sisters Liz, Joan, Kay and Grace, aunts Moira and Lena, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and good friends.

May Ben rest in peace.


Reposing at Smyth’s Funeral Home, Roscommon (F42 NH27) on Wednesday evening from 4.30 o’c until 6.30 o’c followed by removal to the Sacred Heart Church, Roscommon. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 11 o’c. Burial afterwards at St Coman’s Cemetery.


Family flowers only, Donations if desired to the Roscommon Hospice - DONATE HERE..


For those wishing to offer their sympathies online, we suggest using the condolence link below. The Balfe & McCrann family would like to express their sincere gratitude to everyone for their kindness and support at this time.


Please note that the funeral Mass will be broadcast in the Roscommon town area on the Parish Radio 105.9 FM and can also be viewed live on
Thursday at 11 o’c by clicking CLICKING HERE.


Date Published:

Tuesday 20th February 2024

Date of Death:

Monday 19th February 2024

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