Cappagh Tyrone & Hillsbrook House
13th December 2022.
Sadly missed and always remembered by husband Kevin, Son John, Daughter Maura, Sisters, Brothers and extended family.
“For nothing loved is ever lost and she was loved so much”
Anniversary Mass for Carmel Sunday 17th December at 11.30 St. Marys Church Killererin. Eircode: H54 WY44
Husband Kevin, Daughter Maura, Son John and extended family of the late Carmel O’Brien wish to extend our heartfelt gratitude for the support, comfort and condolence offered to us over the past number of weeks.
We would like to thank all of those that called to the house with food, mass cards, flowers and messages of comfort. All those who made it possible to have Mummy in our home for her wake by providing, food, sandwich making, tea serving and lighting the way.
A special thank you to those who travelled from Carmel’s native Tyrone to attend the wake and funeral despite the treacherous and icy conditions. Your presence was so heartfelt and comforting.
A special thank you to Dr Stephanie Robinson, Carmel’s Geriatrician and her team. Public Health Nurses, Galway Hospice Nurses and Abbeyknockmoy Medical Centre for the wonderful care that you showed to Carmel throughout her illness.
We sincerely thank nurses, Ruth, Shauna and Hannah on St Finbarrs ward for their heroic care, attentiveness and compassion that they showed to Mummy in her final days. To Marie Silke, Marita Silke, Aga and all who looked after Mummy at her home in Hillsbrook, making sure she was always comfortable and smiling. You have all left an imprint on our hearts.
We would like to thank Fr Jarlath for the beautiful funeral mass to celebrate Carmel’s wonderful life. We appreciate the support Fr Jarlath has shown us in Mummy’s illness and passing. We acknowledge all of those who took part in the mass to make it so meaningful.
A special word of thanks to the talented McDonnell and Morgan family for their beautiful music. We are so grateful for Angela’s stunning renditions of Mummy’s most treasured songs.
We thank special friend Pat Thompson for delivering an eloquent and touching eulogy to commemorate Mummy’s life story.
We appreciate the efforts of the grave diggers who made Carmel’s resting place so beautiful and festive.
Thank you to Bridie and Miko in Keane’s Funeral Directors for their professionalism and personal touch in lightening our load over Mummy’s wake and funeral.
We thank Karen and her Team in the Red Gap for the excellent service and delicious food provided after mass.
Sincere thanks to all who helped the O’Brien and Boyle Clann’s as we face the numerous challenges of bereavement. As there are no amount of words to capture the extent of our gratitude and appreciation, please accept this acknowledgement to each and every one of you. The holy sacrifice of the mass has been offered for your intentions.
Months Mind Mass for Carmel will be held in St. Mary’s Church Killererin on Saturday February 18th at 8 o’clock. Eircode H54WY44.
Carmel O’BRIEN (nee Boyle), Hillsbrook House, Barnaderg, Tuam. Formerly of The Hill, Cappagh, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone.
Peacefully at UCHG surrounded by her loving family.
Devoted wife to Kevin, loving mother to Maura and John. Sadly missed by her sisters Philomena Scullion (Magherafelt), Dolores McNulty, Patsy Boyle and Vera Winters (Cappagh). Brothers Martin Boyle (Cappagh) and Dermot Boyle (Barnaderg).
Mass will be streamed live on the Killerein Church webcam: https://www.churchtv.ie/killererin
Cherished by her twenty one nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.
Reposing at her late residence Hillsbrook House (H54 XA89). House open all day Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral mass on Friday 16th December at 1pm in St Mary’s Church, Killererin (H54 WY44) followed by internment to Killererin cemetery.
“Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts“