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The death has occurred of

(née Dunlop)

Hawthorn Avenue, Ardnore, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny

Fitzgerald (nee Dunlop) (Hawthorn Avenue, Ardnore, Kilkenny and late of Rothe Terrace, Kennyswell Road) 31st October 2020, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff in ICU at The Mater Hospital, Dublin, Joan, beloved wife of Frank, loving mother of Paul and Laura, nana of Jude and mother-in-law of Nicola, dearest sister of Frank, Tom, Sam, Paul and the recently deceased Seamus, sadly missed by all her family, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May Joan Rest in Peace.


In accordance with current Government/H.S.E. guidelines and in the interest of Public Health, a private family funeral will take place for Joan, with Requiem Mass celebrated on Wednesday morning, November 4th, at 11.00am in St. Mary's Cathedral (max of 25 people in Cathedral) followed by burial in St. Kieran's Cemetery. House private please.

Flowers are welcome but a donation, in lieu, can be made to the Irish Kidney Association.


Requiem Mass will be live streamed at


Please use the online condolence book below if you wish to offer your sympathies.

Joan's family would like to thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.

Date Published:

Sunday 1st November 2020

Date of Death:

Saturday 31st October 2020

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