Roddy Gillen

The Blennicks, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo,

27 Jan, 2024

Surrounded by his loving family, and in the tender care of the staff of North West Hospice. Predeceased by his sisters Doreen and Berna and his brother Gavan. Beloved husband of Hazel and dearly loved father of Sharon, Kel and Leigh and father-in-law of Eoin and Maeve. Proud grandfather of Ross, Shane, Finn, Hazel, and Isobelle and doting great grandfather to Jackson. Roddy will be sadly missed by his wife, daughters, son, sister Olivia, brother Michael and his brothers and sisters-in-law. Remembered with love by his nephews, nieces, caring neighbours and wide circle of great friends.
Rest in peace.

“When I’m not thinkin’ of-a just how much I loved you
Well, I’m-a thinkin’ ’bout the things we used to do”

Reposing at The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo F91 YR61 on Monday 29th January from 5:00pm to 6.30pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Columba’s Church, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo on Tuesday 30th January at 12:00pm for requiem mass followed by burial in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Rosses Point.

Family Home Private Please.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, Sligo, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.

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  1. Deepest condolences to Roddy’s RIP family and friends

  2. So sorry to hear this very sad news.Roddy was a great Character & Top class musician & brought great joy & Happiness to many people over the years.Condolences to All the,Gillen Family.He will be greatly missed.

  3. RIP Roddy
    A lovely man and fabulous musician. You gave so much pleasure to thousands of us over the years. Sincere condolences to all the Gillen family

  4. Hazel , Cyril and I were so sad to hear of Roddy’s passing . Roddy was a longtime friend of Cyril’s , he and I will miss him greatly . May he rest in peace . Sincere condolences to you and all the family. Cyril and Barbara Devins

  5. May Roddys gentle soul rest in peace. Condolences to Hazel and all the family.🙏🙏

  6. Sincere condolance on Roddy’s passing Hazel. Great man. Will be sadly missed.

  7. Deepest sympathy to Hazel and family on Roddy’s passing.

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