John Callaghan

37 St. John's Tce, Sligo.

22 Jul, 2021

Peacefully, in the loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff at Sligo University Hospital. John, predeceased by his wife Patsy, brothers and sister. Dear father of John, Darwin, Claire and Desdemona. Sadly missed by his sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchild, daughter-in-law Ailish, sister Margaret, nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives and friends. Rest in peace.

Reposing at his residence on Friday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm for family, relatives and friends. Funeral cortege will leave his residence on Saturday morning at 11:30am to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo for Funeral mass at 12:00pm. Funeral will proceed to Sligo Cemetery.

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

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  1. So sorry for your loss John , Ailish , Kory and Aleesha and extended Callaghan family may John rest in peace . He was a true gentleman

  2. I’m so sorry for your loss may John R.I.P xx

  3. So sorry to hear about your loss. RIP Uncle John. You will be missed ❤🕯

  4. Our deepest condolences to John Ailish and all the Callahan family at this tough time,. May John rest in peace.

  5. Such a wonderful man you were John you will be missed R.I.P
    deepest condolences to John’s family & friends

  6. Always Made Me laugh and Smile Growing up when you visited. Enjoyed our Dance last time I was Over. Never Forgotten Forever in our Hearts Here.
    Love to John Ailish and Children thinking of you at this Sad Time. Xx

  7. Most sincere condolences John & Ailish. ♥️

    Rest In Peace my dear Uncle John.

  8. Deepest sympathy to all the Callaghan family such a lovely man may he R.I.P xx

  9. Sympathy to John, Ailish, Korey and Aleesha and the extended callaghan family on the passing of John. Thinking of ye all at this very sad time.
    Rest in peace.

  10. A beautiful person and a gentle soul. Rest In Peace John.
    Condolences to all John’s Family.

  11. Our Deepest condolences to John, Ailish and all the Family, So glad we got to see him when we came over the other year, heartfelt wishes to all.
    RIP Uncle John❤

  12. Deepest condolences to Desdemona Claire Darwin John and Martin grandchildren and extended family on the passing of a wonderful man. May he rest in peace

  13. Deepest sympathy to Ailish. John and all the Callaghan family. Thinking of you all at this sad time

  14. R.I.P john such a lovely man you will be miss.
    Condolences to john Ailish Korey Aleesha Extended Callaghan family

  15. Sending love and deepest condolences from NY to Sligo in memory of dear Uncle John. May he Rest In Peace and may his memory be an eternal blessing. ❤️

  16. Sorry for your loss RIP John

  17. Very sad news ,Rip john you were a gentleman & a great character ,my condolences to all your family x

  18. Deepest Sympathy to all the Family. R I P. John. 🙏🙏🙏

  19. God rest his soul my condolences to Callaghan family

  20. Deepest condolences to John and Ailish and extended family.. 🙏

  21. Deepest Sympathy to the Callaghan Family May he Rest in peace.

  22. My sincerest condolences. May he Rest In Peace, and may all of you find peace in the knowledge of a life lived well and the happy memories you cherish.

  23. God love ye ,Ailish ,John and Family ,thinking of you all such a well loved dad ,granddad,and neighbour xxxx Karen mcmorrow and family

  24. God Bless Uncle John? sincere condolences to all the family.

  25. Our Sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to Uncle Johns family and friends may he rest in peace Amen.

    Mass and prayers to be offered in memory of Uncle John and for his Family here from St Marys, Lanark, Scotland

    Sean and Clare Callaghan

  26. May he rest in peace so sorry to hear the sad news. Will keep you all in my prayers Ailish, John, Korey and Aleesha.

  27. We are saddened to hear of the death of John Callaghan. May John rest in peace and may God keep him and all his family in his loving care. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Con Darcy and family Oakfield Park Sligo

  28. We are sadened to hear of John’s Passing may he rest in peace and may God keep him and you in his loving care.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Con Darcy and Family Oakfield Park Sligo

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