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Cathal Rafter

Lord Edward Street, Ballina .

30 Jan, 2021

Peacefully (30th January) in the loving care of the staff at the Blackrocks Nursing Home, Foxford. Predeceased by parents Annie Kate and James, brother Seamus (Jimmy), sisters Joan & Evelyn. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving and devoted wife Nancy, son Martin , daughters Joanna, Catherine and Loretta, brother Tony (U.K ), sons-in-law Chris, Sean and Philippe, grandchildren Ailbhe, Tomás, Luca, Lola, Sam and Shay, sisters-in-law Mary Rafter, Rosaleen Diamond and Mary Rafter, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

May He Rest In Peace.

Funeral cortege will leave McGowan’s funeral home, Ballina on Tuesday morning at 11 am to arrive at St. Muredach’s Cathedral for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery via Lord Edward St,. Funeral mass will be live streamed at ballinaparish.org

Due to current restrictions Cathal’s funeral mass will be private to family only (10 people).

Family flowers only. Donations if desired : To Croi, C/o McGowan’s funeral directors.

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 info@ballinafuneralhome.ie

27 Comments

  1. Sincere sympathy to Martin and all the Rafter family from John & Fiona Newcombe

  2. Sincere sympathy to Nancy and the Rafter family at this sad time. May Cathal rest in peace

  3. Sympathies to Nancy, family, relatives and friends on the passing of Cathal. May he Rest In Peace
    Anne (ex Newstand) and Blair Feeney, Dromore West

  4. Deepest sympathies to all the family may he rest in peace William Geraldine Devaney

  5. our deepest condolence to Nancy Martin and Girls and grandchildren May his gentle soul rest in peace Gertie Casey Frank Duggan

  6. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Rest in peace Cathal.

  7. Condolences to you all

  8. Dear Martin
    Sincere condolences on your sad loss.

  9. My deepest condolences to the rafter family…
    Thinking of ye all at this time….

    Dave o’hora mk tyres..

  10. Sincere sympathy to Nancy and family on the passing of Cathal. May he rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

  11. Deepest Sympathy to the Rafter Family on the passing of Cathal.
    May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.

  12. Our deepest condolences to you all on the death of Cathal. We have lots of happy memories of time spent with him at work and play, may his gentle soul rest in peace. Barry & Hilary Murphy.

  13. Sincerest condolences to Cathal,s family on his passing. Cathal was a first class teacher to me in the plastering trade and always a first class gentleman to meet.

  14. Martin and all the extended family so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing RIP

  15. Condolences to the Rafter Family R.I.P Cathal

  16. My Sincere condolences to Nancy and all the Rafter Family on the passing of Cathal May his gentle soul rest in peace thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time God Bless a comfort you all.

  17. Deepest Sympathy to all the Rafter Family on the sad passing of Cathal, May he R.I.P

  18. Mrs Rafter,Loretta,Joanna,Catherine and Martin sincere sympathy to you all

  19. Deepest Condolences to Nancy, Joanna, Catherine, Loretta & Martin… Cathal was one of life’s true gentlemen, a great neighbour & friend… May his gentle soul rest in peace 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  20. Deepest condolence to all Rafter family at this sad time

  21. Sincere sympathy to the Rafter family on the passing of Cathal. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  22. My sincere condolences to Nancy andall of the Rafter family on the loss of the lovely Cathal. A true gentleman, may his gentle soul rest in peace.

  23. Good bye my friend rest in peace

  24. Condolences to the rafter family on the passing of cathal.

    May he rest in peace

    Ray Lacken

  25. Sending our sincerest condolences on the passing of Cathal.

    May his gentle soul rest in peace,

    Patricia and Sinead Fox.

  26. With sincere condolences to all the Rafter family on the passing of Cathal.

    May his gentle soul rest in peace.

    Patricia and Sinead Fox.

  27. My deepest condolences to all the family. Cathal was family and I have often thought of the chats we had of the plasterers he represented on our side.

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