Phone: 09670669

Davina Dennis (nee Ryan)

Castlefield Grove, Killala Rd, Ballina. Co. Mayo and formerly of Riverdale, New York City.

5 Oct, 2022

At the Mayo University Hospital.

Predeceased by her siblings Barbara Sneyers, Tommy , Loretta Shea and Jimmy, sister-in-law Lorraine Ryan and Deirdre’s much loved partner Paul Gillespie.

Davina is deeply regretted and will be greatly missed by her heartbroken family, her husband Patrick J., daughters Deirdre Dennis & Davina Mary Dennis-Conlon, her adored granddaughters Cliona, Clare and Emer, son-in-law Martin Conlon, brother William, sister Kathleen Hennessey, her many nieces & nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May She Rest In Peace.

Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Saturday afternoon from 4pm until 6pm.

Cremation service will take place on Monday at 2pm in Shannon Crematorium.

Cremation service will be live streamed on Password MDD14 (Capital Letters)

Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to National Association for the blind of Ireland c/o McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina, or online

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. RIP My dear friend Davina. U will be dearly missed.

  2. There aren’t words .. Aunt Davina my heart hurts.. the love laughter and lifetime we share will be treasured for eternity.. 💔

  3. There are no words, My heart hurts , Aunt Davina the love, laughter and lifetime will be shared will be treasured for eternity💔

  4. Rest In Peace Aunt Davina. we lost a special person when God took you in his arms.

  5. Sending hugs and prayers to you all. Aunt Davina will be forever missed. She was the best! Always there to make us laugh and put a smile on our faces.

    We love you,
    Jeanine Ryan Taormina (& Paul, Ryan & Abby)

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