The death has occurred of

Gillian (Gillie) Connors nee de Blank,

Kilcop, Woodstown, Co. Waterford.
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Date Posted
Date of Passing
13 August 2023
Date of Funeral
16 August 2023
Funeral Venue
Holy Cross Church, Killea



Gillian (Gillie) Connors nee de Blank,



Co. Waterford.

13th August 2023.

Formerly of Pallas Stud.


Predeceased by her husband Mick and her brother Martin.

Gillie will be sadly missed by her loving children Francis, Caroline, Lucy, Helen, Gill, Sarah and Miley, daughters-in-law Helen and Margeaux, sons-in-law Chuck, Jack and Darragh, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Judy, sisters-in-law Peg and Jill, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May Her Gentle Soul Rest in Peace.


Reposing at her daughter Caroline’s residence Kilcop, Woodstown, Co. Waterford (X91Y2N4) on Tuesday (15th August) from 4 pm to 7 pm.

Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10:30 am in the Holy Cross Church, Killea, Dunmore East followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Waterford Palliative Care Team by following the link below:

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Gillie’s funeral mass and burial will be available to view from Wednesday at 10:30 am by following the link below:

Gillie’s Funeral Link


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

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    Thank you, Michael and his team was very, very nice and understanding. He worked with us, with everything we needed or questioned. He made this time of sorrow go smooth.

    Trish and Mary W

    Michael, John, Martena, Jim, Noel and John Flynn.  Thank you for all of the advice and direction you were able to give my family and myself when organizing all the funeral arrangements. From start to finish we did not have to worry about anything, you covered everything and done all with the most professional manner


    Words cannot express how I feel about Thompsons Funeral Home, First class, expertise, compassion and the ability to make you feel at ease at a terrible and tragic time in our life.  Michael and Martina could not have done enough, any time of the day or night. From talking to the repatriation company and getting

    A Parent

    On behalf of my entire family, we would like to extend our thanks and gratitude for arranging for our father’s final journey home. You consistently insured that all details were addressed and solved every challenge that arose. At a time of great stress, you relieved us of those heavy burdens. We cannot thank you Michael

    Walsh Family, Waterford

    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

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

    Warren & Family

    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

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    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.


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