The death has occurred of

Penelope (Penny) Phelan née O’ Flanagan

Tramore, Waterford
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Date Posted
Date of Passing
25 December 2022
Date of Funeral
29 December 2022
Funeral Venue
Holy Cross Church, Tramore

Late of Dublin and Limerick.

Died in her 100th year.

Beloved wife of the late Seán, loving mother of Penelope, Fergus, Fiona and the late Aiden, sister of Michael & Della and the late Mary, Dolores, Sonny and Pearl, sister-in-law to Phylis and John.

She will be very sadly missed by her loving children, sons-in-law Niall and Doug, daughter-in-law Martina, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.

May Penny Rest in Peace

Reposing at her residence Wednesday (28th December) 2 pm to 4 pm.

House Private at all other times.

Walking from Lodges Corner, Tramore at 11:15 am on Thursday for Requiem Mass on arrival at 11:30 am in the Holy Cross Church, Tramore, Co Waterford.

Penny’s Mass will be live- streamed by following the link below:

Mass Link

Private cremation at a later date.

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

Donation Link


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

Condolence Link

The Phelan 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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