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Kathleen Sheila Ferriss

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Kathleen Sheila Ferriss

Appley, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England and formerly, Oughterard, Galway

The death has occurred of (Kathleen) Sheila Ferriss, Appley, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England and formerly Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland. Sheila passed away peacefully in Victoria House Care Home, Ryde, Isle of Wight, on 31st January 2024. Enveloped to the end with the same care, kindness and professionalism that Sheila administered throughout her lifelong nursing and midwifery career and in her many years on the missions.


Sheila is predeceased by her loving parents, Ellen and Jones Ferriss, her siblings, Pansy, Johnny, Michael, Robert (Bob), Sr. Joan, Nettie (McDonagh) and her nephew Paul Ferriss. Sadly missed by her loving family, sisters Eileen (Lydon), Doreen (O’Flanagan) and brother Jones, her sister-in-law, brother-in-law, and her many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and relatives; along with her friends, neighbours and church community.


May her gentle soul rest in peace



Cremation Service: Isle of Wight Crematorium, Isle of Wight, England.

Wednesday 21st February 10.30am.

Link to service recording

Passcode required: dKd8V9v9p

Funeral Mass & Burial : Church of Immaculate Conception, Oughterard, Co. Galway.

Saturday 24th February 1.30pm,

Live-stream service:

Burial to follow at Kilcummin Cemetery, Oughterard.


The family wish to thank the staff of the Victoria House Care Home, Ryde, Isle of Wight for their amazing care of Sheila.

Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu to Galway Hospice.


Date Published:

Friday 9th February 2024

Date of Death:

Wednesday 31st January 2024

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