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Kathleen Duffy

The death has occurred of

Kathleen Duffy
(née Ruddy)

Kilkenny, Castlebar, Mayo / Belmullet, Mayo

The death has occurred of Kathleen Duffy (nee Ruddy), Kilkenny, Castlebar (formerly of Ardoone, Belmullet), on the 5th of December 2023 peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at Cavan General Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of James who died in August 2023 and also predeceased by her parents Anthony and May, and her sisters; Una and Mary.

Kathleen will be forever missed by her adoring children; Kathryn, Maria, Noreen, Barbara and James, her brothers Paddy and Eamonn and her sisters Bridget, Nora and Phyllis. Sons in law; Kevin, Rait, Olivier and Colin and her daughter in law Kathy, her fifteen grandchildren and her three great grandchildren, her sisters in law, brothers in law, many nephews and nieces as well as her extended family, neighbours and her wide circle of friends.

May she rest in peace.


Kathleen's funeral will arrive at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar on Sunday, 10th December, at 11.30am for her Funeral Mass at 12noon, followed by cremation in Shannon Crematorium, arriving for Service at 4.00pm.


The Funeral Mass will be live streamed on or you can listen to it in Castlebar on the Castlebar Parish Radio 105.3FM. You may view the service at the crematorium on password MKCM23

House strictly private please. Messages of condolences for the family can be left on the condolence link below or you can write to the family c/o Kilcoyne Funeral Directors, Thomas Street, Castlebar.


Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the Mayo Hospice c/o Kilcoyne Funeral Directors, Thomas Street, Castlebar.


All enquiries to Kilcoyne’s Funeral Home, Thomas Street, Castlebar 0872648869.


Date Published:

Wednesday 6th December 2023

Date of Death:

Tuesday 5th December 2023

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