Donald (Don) While

34 The Oaks, Woodtown Lodge, Cairns Rd, Sligo and formerly of Northolt, Middlesex, England.

25 Dec, 2021

Suddenly at Sligo University Hospital. Don, predeceased by his beloved wife Bridie née Fagan. Dear father of Steven, Debbie and Martin and step father of David and Ian Hunt. He will be sadly missed by his sons, daughter, step sons, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Pat, brothers Dave and Phil, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Monday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Cremation Service will take place at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, on Tuesday at 12:30pm.

You can stream Don’s Cremation Service live by clicking ‘Live Stream’ below and entering the password : Lakelandsfuneral2021

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

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  1. Sincere sympathy to all the extended while family and friends on the sad and sudden passing of don who was a true and kind gentleman my thoughts and prayers are with you all may his gentle soul rest in peace

  2. rip donald my gentle friend

  3. I am so sorry to hear of the death of Don, May he rest in peace. (Sligo Bowls Club.)

  4. Our sincere sympathy to Don’s Family and extended Family on his sudden death. May his soul R.I.P. We enjoyed many games of Bowls with him.

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