Seán Kavanagh

"Aloha", Highfield Rd, Sligo and formerly of 18 John Street, Sligo.

28 Apr, 2023

Passed away peacefully on his 88th Birthday in the loving care of the nurses, carers and staff at The Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo. Seán, predeceased by his parents John Patrick and Annie and his twin sister Myra.

Beloved husband of Freda and dear father of John, Fiona Mahon, Ingrid McCrumlish, Daragh, Conor and Aoife. He will be sadly missed by his wife, sons, daughters, daughters-in-law Mette, Claire and Katerina, sons-in-law Philip and Noel, grandchildren Blanaid, Dylan, Kelly, Amy, Nils, Johannes, Daniel, Cooper and Ted, brothers-in-law Vincent, Damien, Joseph and John, sister-in-law Mary, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at The Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo on Sunday from 4:30pm to 6:00pm. Requiem mass will take place on Monday morning at 11:00am with funeral proceeding to St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden for burial after.

You can stream Seán’s Funeral Mass live on The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home Facebook Page.

House Strictly Private Please.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Nazareth House Nursing Home Patient Comfort Fund, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.

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  1. Deepest sympathy to all the Kavanagh family. From the Keaney family, Hazelwood Avenue.

  2. John, so sorry to hear of the passing of your father Sean. Sincere condolences to you and your family.

  3. Sincere sympathy to Freda and all the Kavanagh family on the passing of Sean. May his gentle soul rest in peace. Ken Higgins and all the Higgins family ex Pharmacy.

  4. Sincerest sympathy to John and Family on your loss, may he rest in peace

  5. To John, Mette and all the Kavanagh family – my sympathy to you on the passing of Seán. May he rest in peace.
    Frances Lucy, ATU Sligo

  6. My condolences to John and all the extended Kavanagh families on the passing of your Dad. May he rest in peace. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Joan Gallagher, ATU Sligo

  7. Dear John, Mette and all the Kavanagh family – sincere sympathies on the passing of Seán. May he rest in peace.
    Sharon Barrett, ATU Sligo

  8. Rest in peace sean, I remember the many times I travelled to Sligo to examine or compete or assist with the Civil Defence,
    Sean always had a big welcome, and had everything so well organised,
    My sympathies to his family and friends

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