Mary Cosgrove (née Guihen)

32 Market Street, Sligo and formerly of Arigna, Co. Roscommon.

15 Sep, 2023

Of Cosgrove & Son, Market Street, Sligo.

Peacefully, in the loving care of the nurses, carers and staff at Tír na nÓg Unit, St. John’s Community Hospital, Sligo. Predeceased by her beloved husband Kevin, brother Jim, sisters Nellie and Nancy. Much loved mother of Sheila, Michael, Ronan and Kevin. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, sons, grandchildren Richard, Sarah, Martin, Michael, Peter and Charlie, son-in-law Philip, daughters-in-law Geraldine and Gráinne, sister Peggy, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at The Nazareth House Chapel, Sligo on Sunday evening from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo for Requiem Mass on Monday morning at 11:30am with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery for burial.

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

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Tír na nÓg Unit, St. John’s Community Hospital, Sligo, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home.

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  1. Sincere condolences Michael, Geraldine & family on the passing of a great lady

  2. Sincere sympathy to the Cosgrove family
    RIP Mary a nice lady

  3. Deepest sympathy to Sheila, Michael, Ronan and Kevin on the passing of your mother. Mary was “one in a million” of whom we have wonderful memories of great times together.

  4. Deepest sympathy to Michael and family.

  5. Bernadette & Dominic Rowan formerly of Castle Street have fond memories of Mary’s gentle and kind manner. May she rest in peace.

  6. Rest in peace Mrs Cosgrove you have left a terrific legacy
    Condolences to Michael and extended family
    Luisa and John Kielty

  7. Deepest condolences to the Cosgrove and Guihean families on Mary’s RIP passing.

  8. Condolences to all the Cosgrove family on Mary’s passing. Such a kind, interesting lady to chat with, full of fun. May her gentle spirit soar.

  9. My deepest condolences to Sheila, & to her Family on the very sad death of her mother. RIP.
    Keeping you all in my Prayers.

  10. With deepest sympathy for a beautiful lady

  11. Condolences and sympathy to the family on the death of your mum. She was a lovely lady with so much warmth and kindness.

  12. RIP Mrs Cosgrove, love and prayers are with the Family.

  13. My deepest sympathy to all the family.
    May Mary Rest in Peace.

  14. Our deepest sympathies to Michael and all the family on Mary’s passing. She was a true entrepreneur, pioneer and leading light in Sligo‘s food scene and business community. She will be missed, but her legacy will live on.
    Gaby and Hans

  15. Sincere sympathies to you all on the death of Mrs Cosgrove, a lovely gentle soul, May she RIP

  16. Deepest sympathy to Michael and family on Mary’s passing. R.I.P.

  17. Sincere sympathy to the Cosgrove family. When I used to call to the shop many years ago I always got a warm friendly welcome from Mrs Cosgrove, RIP.

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