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Gemma Galvin RIP 3-1-15

Death of Gemma Galvin

The death has occurred of Gemma Galvin (née Healy), Fuinseog, Tobartaoscain, Ennis, Co Clare. Wife of Flan Galvin, retired Managing Director of The Clare Champion. January 3rd 2015, peacefully, at home. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Flan, sons Anthony, John and David, daughters-in-law Cathy, Shelly and Kim, grandchildren Sam and Katelyn, nephews Aidan and Declan, nieces Berna, Suzanne, Martine and Michele, relatives and friends. R.I.P. Reposing at her home on Sunday, 4th January, from 5pm until 7pm. Removal on Monday morning to Ennis Cathedral for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to The National Council for The Blind. House private Monday morning, please. As a mark of respect The Clare Champion will be closed on Monday, January 5th.

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The Late Mary Teresa Cannon, nee Guthrie

Mary Teresa Cannon passed away peacefully at the age of 87, in the loving care of her family on the morning of Sunday, May 18, 2014 at her home in Nottingham, England. She was predeceased by her husband James (Jim) Cannon, who passed away at the age of 65 on September 4, 1980. Mary was born on September 9, 1926 in Cree, County Clare. She was the second child of four children born to Michael and Elizabeth Guthrie (nee Reidy). Her brothers are Paddy and Joseph (predeceased) and sister, Bridget. As a child, Mary attended the local school and St Mary’s Church in Cree. From the young age of 14, she spent two years boarding at the Convent of Mercy, School of Domestic Economy, Dungarvon, County Waterford. She moved back home with her parents and later moved to Belfast employed as housekeeper for the family of Sean MacEntee, the then Teachta Dála and later Minister for Local Government and Public …

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