Bernie Burns

8 Sliabh Gamph, Coolaney, Co Sligo and Formerly of Cairns Drive, Sligo Town

3 Mar, 2023

Peacefully, At Sligo University Hospital, surrounded by her family.

Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Rose and dear sister Grace-Ann. Bernie, Beloved partner of Frankie (Kiely), loving and devoted mother of Blaithin, Ruairi and Oisin, cherished grandmother of Rion and loving sister of Maura and Geraldine.

She will be deeply missed by her partner, children, grandson, sisters, brother-in-law Leo, aunt Mary, uncle Jackie, niece, nephews relatives and many friends.

May she Rest in Peace

Reposing at The Foley and Mc Gowan funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo, F91YR61 on Sunday 5th March from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral will arrive to The Church of the Sacred Heart and St. Joseph, Coolaney on Monday 6th March at 12:00pm for requiem mass, funeral will proceed to Rockfield Cemetery, Coolaney for burial afterwards.

You are welcome to stream Bernie’s Funeral Mass live by clicking ‘Live Stream’ below.

House strictly private at all times please.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Sligo University Hospital’s Oncology Unit, (S.H.O.U.T.) Care of Foley and McGowan Funeral Home.

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  1. So sorry for you all for your cruel loss, particularly you Ger. I wish you all strength and comfort together in the trying days ahead. X

    RIP Bernie

  2. So so sorry to hear the sad news . Bernie was a beautiful person. Take care Ger and Maura and all the family. Sending you all my sincerest condolences. Xx MJ

  3. Deepest sympathy to Maura and all of her family, extended family and friends. May she Rest In Peace 🙏

  4. Condolences to the whole family Geraldine for yet another tragic loss. Bernie will live on forever in your heart.

  5. Geraldine cara ,
    Quanto vi sono vicino a questo dolore immenso..
    Lo sa solo Dio..
    Vi stringo forte nel mio cuore .
    A te ..e voi tutti.
    Un abbraccio speciale ai suoi figli..
    che Dio benedica la sua anima e i suoi figli.

  6. Words fall short of expressing my sorrow for your loss. My heartfelt condolences
    Silvia Massari

  7. My heartfelt condolences to all of Bernie’s family and friends. I pray some comfort can be found in knowing she is no longer suffering. Cindy Nelson

  8. My heartfelt condolences to all the family and an enormous hug especially to my friend Geraldine. I’m so sorry to hear of your loss.

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