Alice (Lelia) East (Née Walsh)

Ballincar, Rosses Point, Sligo and formerly of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

28 Jul, 2021

Peacefully, in the loving care of the doctors, nurses, carers and staff at Sligo University Hospital. Lelia, predeceased by her husband Kenneth and her granddaughter Vicky O’Hara. Loving mother of Ken, Carol, Lelia and Therese and dear grandmother of Jason, Steffan, Megan and Alex. She will be sadly missed by her son, daughters, grandchildren, sister-in-law Gladys, nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives and friends. Rest in peace.

Reposing at her residence for family only. Funeral cortege will leave her residence on Friday morning at 10:30am to arrive at St. Columba’s Church, Rosses Point, Sligo for Requiem mass at 11:00am. Funeral will proceed to Rosses Point Cemetery for burial.

You can stream Lelia’s funeral mass live by clicking ‘Live Stream’ below.

Due to current restrictions, Lelia’s funeral will be private for family, relatives and friends only.

House strictly private please.

Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if desired to North West Hospice care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.

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  1. Our deepest sympathies on the passing of your mother
    We are with you in our prayers

  2. My deepest sympathies all the family may your mum R.I.P. 🙏

  3. Sincere sympathy to the East family on your mother’s passing.
    She was a lovely lady

  4. To the East Family, my deepest condolences to all of you on the passing of your dear mum and grandmother. She was a lady and a lady always knows when to leave. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Dee Gillan

  5. Ken, so sorry to hear this news. I met your once and spoke to her often when I phone the landline. Such a gentle and kind person.

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