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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    We would like to thank all the staff of Thompsons Funeral Home for their professionalism, kindness and help you provided to the family.

    Rita & Family – April 2022

    Thank you Thompsons Funeral Directors for their sensitive  and professional handing of all our arrangements. It was mostly appreciated.

    Warren & Family – April 2022

    Michael, I would like to thank you and your team for your care, compassion and respect that you have shown us during our recent bereavement .  We appreciate all you have done for us.

    Margaret B and family

    To:  Thompsons Funeral Directors, we thank you for your professionalism.

    Seamus and his family

    we would like to thank Thompsons Funeral Directors for their guidance, support and professionalism.

    Joanne and family

    We would like to thank the team at John Thompson Funeral Directors for their professionalism.

    Paddy and children

    To John Thompson Undertakers, thank you for your organisation and professionalism, greatly appreciated.

    Butler – January 2022

    Thanks to John & Michael Thompson Funeral Directors, it is appreciated so much.

    Graeme – January 2022

    Thank you to Thompson Undertakers for their organisation and professionalism. Please accept this acknowledgement as a token of our deep appreciation.

    Tony – January 2022

    John Thompson Undertakers, thank you for your organisation and professionalism.

    Bridget – January 2022

    To Michael and all at Thompsons. Thank you for all your kindness and help with my husbands Funeral.  Your professionalism knows no bounds.

    Joanne & Katie – March 2022

    The support from funeral director, John Thompson and his staff, is hugely appreciated. We are thankful for their guidance and support during what was a very difficult time. Breda.

    Breda – 11th April 2022