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The death has occurred of

(née Delaney)

Ballon, Carlow / Timahoe, Laois

Barrack St., Carlow. Ph. (059) 9131237 / 9143049.

Frances Dowling (nee Delaney) of 8 Ballon Hill, Ballon, Carlow and formerly of Timahoe, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, on Thursday, March 14th 2024.

Beloved wife of John, adored mother of JJ, Carmel and Matty and cherished grandmother of Craig, Amy, Leah, Ella, Aaron, James, kitty, Liam and John.

Pre-deceased by her parents Ted and Josie and brother Paddy.

She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, sons, daughter, grandchildren, great-granddaughter Evie, son-ln-law Mick, daughters-in-law Caitriona and Vanessa, granddaughter-in-law Aoife, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours, her wide circle of wonderful friends and her faithful companion Dusty.


“Safe in the arms of Jesus”


Frances will repose at Carpenter Bros. Funeral Home, Shamrock Square, Carlow, (Eircode R93 C8630) on Saturday, March 16th, from 2pm, concluding with Prayers at 8pm that evening. Frances’ will repose privately at home on Sunday (St Patrick’s Day) and her Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, March 18th, at 12 noon in St. Patrick's Church, Rathoe, Co. Carlow and will be followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

House Private Please

Date Published:

Friday 15th March 2024

Date of Death:

Thursday 14th March 2024

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