At the Mayo University Hospital after a short illness.
Predeceased by his beloved daughter Louise and deceased members of the McAndrew family.
Des beloved husband of Irene and loving father of Michelle, Shane and Stephen. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife, daughter and sons, brothers Stanley and Eric, sister Pauline, son-in-law Declan, daughter-in-law Annette, grandchildren Nick, Luke, Leah, Thomas, Soleann, Hannah, Robyn and Adam, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.
Des will lay in repose at McGowan`s Funeral Home, Ballina on Saturday 14th evening from 6.30pm until 8.30pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Muredach`s Cathedral, Ballina on Sunday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12.30pm with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery.
House private please.
Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to : Ballina Lions Club, C/o McGowan`s Funeral Directors.