The death has occurred of

Ellen (Nellie) Ryan née Goulding,

Upper Yellow Road, Waterford
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Date Posted
Date of Passing
29 November 2022
Date of Funeral
1 December 2022
Funeral Venue
Holy Family Church, Luke Wadding Street

Predeceased by her husband Billy, her special niece Jane, brothers and sisters.

Nellie will be sadly missed by her loving family, daughters Joan, Marian and Helen, grandchildren Elaine, Eoin, Lisa, Ryan, Barry, David, Alan and Leon, great-grandchildren, son-in-law Al Fitzgerald, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends, especially Eileen.

May She Rest In Peace

Reposing at Thompsons Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Waterford on Wednesday (30th November) from 4 pm to 5:30 pm with vigil prayers and rosary at 5.30 pm.


Walking from the Funeral Home on Thursday to the Holy Family Church for Mass on arrival at 11 am (weather permitting) followed by burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Tramore.

Nellie’s Mass will be available to view at 11 am on Thursday by following the link below:

Mass Live-stream Link

Nellie’s funeral cortege will be passing her residence en route to the Cemetery at 11:30 am approximately giving neighbours and friends an opportunity to pay their respects.

The Ryan family would like to thank the Carers, Nurses, and all the staff at SignaCare, Ferrybank for the kindness and care shown to their mother Nellie.

Book of Condolence: A message of sympathy can be left in the condolence section below.

Condolence Link

The Ryan family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time. Mass cards can be posted to Robert Thompson Funeral Directors, Barrack Street, Waterford.


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