Annette Hopper (née McGowan)

17 Langan Drive, Sligo and formerly of Jinks’ Avenue, Sligo.

25 Dec, 2023

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at her home in Sligo under the compassionate and considered care of the Palliative Care Team from North West Hospice, Night Nurses provided by the Irish Cancer Society, and In-Home Carers provided by the HSE.

Predeceased by her loving parents May and Mickey, husband Donald, brothers Gerald and Michael, and sister Sheila.

Loving mother of Keith, Suzanne and Dalton, and loving grandmother to Katie.

She will be sadly missed by her sons, daughter, granddaughter, daughters-in-law Niamh and Asha, son-in-law Joe, grandson-in-law Sam, sisters Pauline, Doreen and Aileen, brothers Raymond and Noel, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday evening from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Friday morning at 11:00am for Requiem mass followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery after.

You can stream Annette’s Funeral mass live by clicking ‘Live Stream’ below.

House private please.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Sligo Cancer Support Centre, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home.

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  1. Truly sorry for your loss, may Annette RIP. What a great neighbour as we grew up always there for a chat.

  2. So sad to hear such news. My condolences to all of you.

  3. Sincere sympathy to all the Hopper family on the passing of Annette.
    May she rest in peace.

  4. Dear Daolton and family
    From Aishah Father and Family

    I am so sorry that you’ve lost someone who you and your family love so much . I am sure you made your mother so proud; I am sorry her light is gone from your life. You have experienced such a huge loss
    In saying goodbye to your beloved mother

  5. Deepest condolences to all the family, mrs hopper was a lovely gentle lady.
    May she rest in peace.

  6. Condolences, Keith, Niamh & Katie, and much love at this difficult time ~~ Neil, Su and family.

  7. My deepest condolences to Keith and your family. Annette was a beautiful soul, she always had time to stop and chat and was so supportive to me as a young man trying to make my way in life. A kind, generous and loving person. Sending you all my love and support at this most difficult time.

  8. Sincere condolences to Annette’s family, and to her brother Noel and family. Thinking of you all at this sad time. May her gentle soul rest in peace

  9. Sincere Sympathy to Keith, Niamh, Katie and all the family on the loss of Annette. She was a lovely lady and very brave through her illness. May she rest in peace now.

  10. Suzanne I am so sorry to hear of your dear mother’s passing. May God rest her and comfort you all at this sad time.

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