The death has occurred of CHRISTINA (CHRIS) KILBOY (née Cleary)
Shangarry and formerly Bride street, Loughrea, Galway / Woodford, Galway
Shangarry House, Shangarry, Bride Street, Loughrea, Co. Galway and formerly of Derrygoolin, Woodford. Proprietor of Kilboy’s Funeral Directors Loughrea.
Peacefully on the on the 18th of September 2021, in her 93rd year.
Pre-deceased by her beloved husband Joe, by her parent’s Paddy & Mary Ann, brother’s Eddie & Pat and sister’s Rita-May and Martha.
Cherished and much loved, Chris will be sadly missed by her son Sean and nephew Kevin.
Fondly remembered by her adoring granddaughter Samantha, grandson Aaron and by her great grandsons, Cailan and Tadgh and great granddaughter Bronagh-Christina. Sadly missed by her brother Mike (Chicago, U.S.A) and by her sister-in-Law Mai (Arizona, U.S.A). Forever in the hearts of her nephews, nieces, cousins, the staff of Kilboy’s F.D, relatives, neighbours, friends and by the wider community and the surrounding areas.
“ Sacred Heart Of Jesus Have Mercy On Her Soul ”
Chris will lie in repose at the family funeral home Kilboy’s on Wednesday 22nd of September from 4pm to 6 pm for family and close friends, following Government guidelines of 50% capacity on indoor gatherings.
Please note this will be a walk-through viewing, with family in attendance.
We please ask for no shaking of hands and for a face mask to be used at all times.
Chris’s funeral cortége will leave Kilboy’s Funeral Home on Thursday September 23 rd at 12 noon, to arrive at St. Brendan’s Cathedral Loughrea for Requiem mass at 12.30 pm. Chris will then be laid to rest in the Abbey Cemetery Loughrea. The funeral mass can be viewed on https://loughreacathedral.ie/ or https://www.churchservices.tv/Loughrea. The church now has 50% capacity on indoor gatherings, with a face mask to be used at all times. House private for family and close friends please.
The above arrangements will take place in accordance with current Government and HSE guidelines on public gatherings.
Chris’s friends wishing to support her family at this sad time may do so and please adhere to Government Guidelines on social distancing if standing along the route of the funeral cortége from Kilboy’s Funeral Home to St. Brendan’s Cathedral.
To offer messages of sympathy to the family, please use the “Condolences” link below or send in the traditional manner.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to all our extended family, neighbours, friends and colleague’s for all their kindness and help in every way at this very sad time.
Finally to Chris, you devoted your life to caring for bereaved families and their loved ones with a respect, compassion and empathy that knew no bounds. It is the end of an era, we pray you rest in peace and receive the reward you truly deserve. Sleep well dear Chris xxx.
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