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John Walkin

Bohernasup, Ballina, Co. Mayo and Market Square, Ballina.

5 Jun, 2024

The death has occurred of John Walkin of Bohernasup, Ballina, Co. Mayo after a short illness at Mayo University Hospital surrounded by his family.

John predeceased by his parents Paddy and Kitty Walkin and his brother Tony.

Beloved husband of Colette and dear father to Cleona and John-Bosco. He will be sadly missed by his wife, daughter, son, adored grandchildren Kate and Alex, son-in-law Matthew, sister Maura Gannon, brothers PJ, Gerry, Eamon, Séamus, and Vincent, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, and his wide circle of friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina (Eircode F26 V274) on Thursday evening 6th June from 5:30pm until 7:30pm.

Funeral will arrive to St Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina on Friday morning 7th June for Requiem Mass at 11:00am followed by burial in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina.

John’s funeral Mass will be live streamed on

Family flowers only please donations if desired to Fr Peyton Memorial Centre Ballina care of McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina.          

House Strictly Private.    

John’s Requiem Mass on Friday will take place at 11:00am in St Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina.

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. Sincere sympathy to Colette ,Cleona, John Bosco and all the Walkins.
    So sorry to hear of John’s passing.
    It was always a pleasure to listen to his tales.
    He has left a store of memories to us all.
    May he rest in peace.

  2. Sincere sympathy to Colette and all the family from Sean and Martha Allen

  3. Our deepest condolences to Colette and all the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May John’s soul rest in peace

  4. My Deepest sympathies to all the Family on the Sad passing of John, he was one real Gentleman, may he Rest in peace 🙏 🙏🙏🙏

  5. Sincere sympathy to Colette. Cleona, John-Bosco and the entire Walkin family on the death of John. May he rest in peace now.

  6. sincerest sympathies to collette cleona john Bosco and walkin families
    so sorry to hear of John’s passing may his soul rest in peace

  7. Sincere Sympathy to Colette , Cleona and John Bosco. Remembering you all at this sad time . May John Rest in Peace .
    Committee and all members of Ballina Meals on Wheels .

  8. Heartfelt condolences to the Walkin family on the passing of John.
    May he Rest In Peace.

  9. Our sincere condolences to you Collette and to Cleona and John Bosco at this sad time for you all. Sympathies also to John’s siblings and their families. Unfortunately we are away at present a d not able to attend the funeral but you will be in our thoughts and prayers as you bid farewell to John.
    Rest in peace John in your new home in heaven.

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