Margaret (Peggy) Murricane (née Whelan)

3 Dominic Street, Sligo and formerly of Castleore, Ballintogher, Co. Sligo and Adelaide Street, Sligo

11 Feb, 2021

Peacefully, in the exceptional care of the nurses, carers and staff at Summerville Nursing Home, Strandhill, Co. Sligo.  Peggy, (formerly of Castleore, Ballintogher, Co. Sligo and Adelaide Street, Sligo), predeceased by her  husband John, her sister Mary (Sr. Labouré) and her brothers Michael and Jarlath.  

Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her sister Una and brother-in-law Paddy Gallagher (Ballymote), sister-in-law Olive Whelan (Sligo), her nieces and nephews Ann Marie, Brian, Gráinne, Stephen, Fintan, Paul, Enda, John and Michael, her grand-nephews, grand-nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours.

May Songs of the Angels Welcome Her

Funeral cortège will leave The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo, on Saturday afternoon at 1:15pm to arrive at The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo, for 1:30pm Requiem Mass with funeral proceeding to Killery Graveyard, Ballintogher, Co. Sligo after.  

Peggy’s funeral mass can be viewed live by following this link –

Due to Government restrictions and HSE guidelines, Peggy’s funeral Mass will be private for family only.

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  1. Deepest condolence to Peggys family Our lovely neighbour and special friend.May your beautiful soul rest in eternal peace.

  2. Deepest condolence to Peggy family a very special neighbour and friend May your gentle soul rest in eternal peace.

  3. Deepest sympathy and condolences to Fintan and the Murricane and Whelan families on the sad passing of Peggy. May she Rest in Peace.

  4. Peggy was our next-door neighbour. She was constantly in our thoughts during her illness. May she Rest In Peace.

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