May Anne’s husband David, her children John, Michael, Matthew, Sally, Mary, Frank & Jane, her brothers, sisters & all her family wish to extend warmest thanks to all those who brought comfort, sympathy & support throughout the time of May Anne’s sad passing & during the weeks since.
Special thanks to those who visited our home, attended May Anne’s removal, funeral Mass & cremation, sent Mass cards, letters & online messages of condolence, those who travelled long distances to be with us & those who donated generously to Arklow R.N.L.I. via https://gofund.me/3e67b573 in May Anne’s memory.
Our most sincere thanks to Dr Foster & the team at Harbour Road Surgery, to the staff of St. Vincent’s Hospital & most especially to the wonderful management, staff & residents of Asgard Lodge Nursing Home for their care & friendship during May Anne’s stay there. Thank you also to Pauline Power & the Homecare Team & to Caroline Clarke & her colleagues at Arklow Health Centre for their assistance, kindness & care.
Our heartfelt thanks to Fr. Pádraig Ó’Cochláin for his prayers, guidance & lovely funeral Mass & to Fr. Martin Cosgrove for celebrating such a beautiful committal service. To May Anne’s many talented friends in the Past Pupils Choir, including May Thewlis and Lucy Carolan, & also to John Bonner on the organ and Christine Steele on violin, we thank you for the wonderful music.
To friends & colleagues from Fianna Fáil, we thank you for your Guard of Honour, such a lovely tribute. Thanks also to the elected members of Wicklow County Council for your vote of sympathy.
Thank you to the management & staff of Mount Jerome Crematorium for their dignified service, to the team at The Old Orchard Inn for their hospitality & to all at John Sweeney & Sons Funeral Directors.
May Anne’s Month’s Mind Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, 29th June, at 10am in St.s Mary & Peter’s Church & those who cannot attend are welcome to join via the parish webcam
Her ashes will be laid to rest immediately afterwards in St. Gabriel’s Cemetery.