Rose Philomena O’Rourke (Née Clarke)

107 St. Joseph's Tce, Sligo and formerly of 2 St. Edward's Tce, Sligo.

4 Jun, 2021

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in the care of the doctors, nurses and staff at Sligo University Hospital. Philomena, predeceased by her parents Mary and Michael (Bonnis) Clarke and her brothers Michael and Vincent. Beloved wife of John and dear mother of Donal, Ann-Marie, Shauna and Aaron. Sadly missed by her husband, sons, daughters, much loved grandchildren Jayden, Amelia, Dylan, Payton and William, brothers Noel and Jerry, sisters Anne, Marie and Margaret, nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in peace.

Reposing at The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Sunday from 4:30pm to 6:00pm for family, relatives and friends only. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Monday for Requiem mass at 12:00pm with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery after.

You can stream Philomena’s funeral mass live by clicking the ‘Live Stream’ button below.

Due to Government restrictions and HSE guidelines, the funeral will be private for family, relatives and close friends only.

House private please.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to North West Hospice, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.

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  1. Very sad tov

  2. Our Deepest sympathies to John And family

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