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Annie (Tess) Rafter (nee Crean)

Morrison Tce, Ballina, Co. Mayo and formerly of Carrowcarden, Castleconnor, Co. Sligo.

12 Feb, 2023

Peacefully at Ard-na-Gréine nursing home, Enniscrone.

Annie (Tess) predeceased by her husband Billy.  Beloved aunt to Kathleen & Teresa and great aunt to Kerry & John, great great aunt to Lewis & Orlaith.  Sadly missed by her nephews, nieces, in-law, relatives and friends.


Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Wednesday evening from 7pm with removal at 8:15pm to St Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina.

Requiem Mass on Thursday morning at 11:30am followed by burial in Killanley Cemetery.

House Private Please

Tess’s funeral mass will be live streamed on

Family flowers only please donations if desired to Croí C/o McGowan’s funeral home, Ballina or on line

You are welcome to leave a message of condolence below for the family – please see form at bottom of page. Alternatively, you can send a private message to the family on


  1. Condolences to all the family and friends of Tess. A beautiful lady , who left great memories to all who knew her . She will be sadly missed .

  2. Deepest condolences to all the family. Will always remember Tess’s lovely character and smile. A true lady. May she rest in peace with Uncle Billy.
    Shirley, Mick, Tom, Elena & Mairéad.

  3. Deepest sympathy to Teresa, John and all Tess’s family, she was such a lovely lady, may she rest in peace. Thinking of you all xx.

  4. My sincere sympathy to Tess’s family, she was a lovely lady, may her gentle soul rest in peace.

  5. Sincere condolences expressed to you Treasa John and the extended family on the sad passing of Tess May she Rest in Peace Mary ( O Dowd ) Finnerty

  6. Sincere sympathy to the Crean & Rafter family on the passing of Tess.
    May her soul rest in peace.

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