The death has occurred of

Cecelia Sullivan Née O’ Flaherty,

Ashgrove House, Waddingtown, Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny.
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Date Posted
Date of Passing
9 April 2023
Date of Funeral
12 April 2023
Funeral Venue
Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity
Formerly of Sullivan’s Jewellery Shop, Blackfriars, Waterford.

Predeceased by her parents Margaret and Michael (O’Flaherty), sister Fidelma (O’Flaherty).

Cecelia passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family.

Much loved wife of Eddie, mother to Paul, Garry, Greg, Lynne, Laura and Fred, grandmother to Katie, Rachel, Leah, Paul, Jessica, Lauren, Lucia, Merissa, Evan and Yvette, great-grandmother to Heidi, Millie and Ella, mother-in-law to Lizanne, Vivian and Hilton. Sadly missed by her sisters Mildred, Attracta and Olwen, brothers Liam, Jim and Mick, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and her many many friends.

As per Cecelia’s wishes, the house is strictly private.

Reposing in Thompsons Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Waterford on Tuesday (11th April) from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm with vigil prayers and rosary at 5 pm.

Requiem Mass in the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity Within, Barronstrand St, Waterford on Wednesday at 11:30 am.

Private Cremation will follow on a later day.

Mass will be live streamed at 11:30 am by following the link below:

Mass Link

Family flowers only, donations if desired to Down Syndrome Ireland by following the link below:

Donation Link

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Book of Condolence: A message of sympathy can be left in the condolence section below. Cecelia’s family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time.

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    Edith Crowley

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