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DILLON, James (Jimmy)

DILLON – The death has occurred of James (Jimmy) Dillon of Magherennan, Letterkenny, formerly Kiltoom Co. Roscommon. Jimmy was the proprietor of the popular supermarket Dillons which was located in the centre of Letterkenny town. A loving husband, father and grandfather.

James (Jimmy) is pre-deceased by his children Patrick and Louise and is survived by his loving wife Mary Dillon (née Mullany), Magherennan, Letterkenny formerly of Enagh, Croghan Boyle, Co. Roscommon, his children: Anne and husband Klaus (Tralee, Co. Kerry), Michelle and husband Martin (Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny), Christina and husband Simon (Bangor, Co. Down), James and wife Sheila (Knocknacarra, Co. Galway), Rosaleen and husband Brendan (Boston, USA), Ronan and wife Elaine (Sutton, Dublin), Kevin and wife Nicole (Boston, USA), Karl and wife Maggie (London), Paul and wife Mary (Letterkenny, Co. Donegal), Christopher and wife Claudia (Valencia, Spain) and his twenty three adoring grandchildren, his siblings Francis (Blackrock, Dublin) and Bernard (Letterkenny).

Reposing at his late residence in Magherennan from 12 noon until 9 pm on Thursday, 28th July and from 12 noon until 9 pm on Friday, 29th July. Family time only please on the morning of the funeral.


Funeral from his home on Saturday, 30th July going to the Church of the Irish Martyrs, Ballyraine for Requiem Mass at 10.30 am which can be viewed online by using the following link: Interment afterwards in Conwal Cemetery.

Funeral cortége via Main Street.

Family flowers only please, donations if wished to the Donegal Branch of the Irish Kidney Association, c/o Paschal Blake, Funeral Director, Stoney Arch, New Line Road, Letterkenny.

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