Ina Scanlon (née Kennedy)

5 Emmet Place, Sligo and formerly of St. John’s Tce, Sligo.

17 Dec, 2023

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in the exceptional care of the nurses, carers and staff at the Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Jim and her three infant grandchildren Helena, Karen and John Jinks. Loving mother of Sean, Maura Cummins, Paddy, Kathleen Jinks, Jimmy, Michael and Geraldine Keaveney.

She will be sadly missed by her sons, daughters, daughters-in-law Ann, Eileen and Tricia, sons-in-law Alan Cummins, John Joe Jinks and Tommy Keaveney, her adored grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brother Tony, niece Margaret Kelly, nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Tuesday evening from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Wednesday morning at 11:30am for Requiem mass followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery after.

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

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Nazareth House Nursing Home Patient Comfort Fund, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home.

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  1. My deepest condolences to all the extended Scanlon family on such a sad day. Always a lady when ever I met her. R.I.P. Ina. 🥀🙏

  2. Condolences on the passing of your dear mother and mother in law Maura and Tommy . May she Rest in Peace.

  3. Sincere condolences to Sean, Maura, Paddy, Kathleen,Jimmy Geraldine and their extended families, on the passing of their beloved Mother Ina, May her gentle soul rest in peace

  4. Our sincerest condolences to all the family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers

  5. Rest In Peace , Mrs Scanlon, Condolences to Family and friends

  6. Our love and thoughts are with you all at this sad time. Ina was a wonderful lady who will be missed.
    Love Julie, Tony Katherine and Emily

  7. Geraldine and family. We were really sorry to hear of your mums passing. She was a really lovely lady and a super mum to you all. May she Rest in Peace.

  8. Please accept my deep sympathy on the passing of a truly beautiful matriarch of our extended family. She will always be a place in our hearts and memories,
    Be comforted in the knowledge that you are all in our prayers and good wishes at this difficult time.

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