Phone: 09670669

Joan Loftus (nee Rafter)

Quignashee, Ballina & formerly of Phibsborough, Dublin.

1 May, 2024

Peacefully at the Riverview Nursing home, Ballina.

Predeceased by her husband Vivian, parents Jack & Josie, sister Maureen, brother Willie.

Joan, beloved mother of David.  Sadly, missed by her son, daughter-in-law Emer, grandchildren Aria & Darragh, brothers Sean & Robert, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.


Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Thursday evening from

5:30pm with removal at 7pm to St Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina.

Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 11:30am followed by burial in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina.

Joan’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on

Family flowers only please donations if desired to Western Alzheimer’s C/o McGowan’s funeral home, Ballina or online

House Private Please.   

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


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