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BLACK, Helen

BLACK, Helen (née Pritchard) Brierfield, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, (H53 Y761) and formerly of Ray, Milford, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, and Woodlawn, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, July 10th, 2022, peacefully, at her sister Anne Finn’s residence. Predeceased by her husband John, and her parents Martin and Lena.

Deeply regretted by her sisters Mary (O’Shaughnessy, Oranmore), Bernie (Burke, New Inn), Anne (Finn), and Peggy (Lally, Ballymacward), her brothers Martin (Fohenagh), Patrick (Ballyfermot), Michael (Athenry), Walter (Oranmore), John Harnett (UK) and Jimmy Harnett (San Francisco), her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, her uncle, aunt, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May Helen’s gentle Soul Rest in Peace


Helen will repose at her sister Anne’s residence at Brierfield, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, (H53 Y761) on Tuesday evening, 12th July from 6 pm to 8 pm. There will be a one way system operating entering via Brierfield North between Horseleap Cross and Scarry’s Cross. Removal on Wednesday, 13th July at 11.30 am to St. Bernard’s Church, Abbeyknockmoy (H54 KX60) for Requiem Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in Abbeyknockmoy Cemetery. Funeral Mass will be livestreamed on the Abbeyknockmoy Parish Facebook page.

Those wishing to leave their personal messages of condolences for the family may do so below.

House private by request on Wednesday morning.

Family flowers only by request, donations if desired to Palliative Care Team, Galway.


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