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Mary Cunningham McAnany

Manhattan, New York City, United States and formerly of Kilfian, Ballina, Co. Mayo.

15 Sep, 2023

Mary passed away peacefully in the arms of her beloved husband Dennis at their home in Manhattan on the 10th September 2023. 

Predeceased by her loving parents Josie and Nellie and her brothers Paddy Joe and Willie. 

Mary, devoted wife to Dennis and loving aunt to Sharon, Michelle, and Dr. Lisa Cunningham.

Following a beautiful reposing at Campbell’s Funeral Home New York where many of Mary’s lifelong friends paid their respects, Mary has been repatriated and will repose in McGowans Funeral Home Ballina, on Monday 18th September from 5:00-6.30pm with removal to St. Muredach’s Cathedral arriving for 7pm.

Mass of the resurrection in St. Muredach’s Cathedral on Tuesday morning at 11.30am with burial afterwards in Mary’s beloved Kilfian cemetery.

May her gentle soul rest in peace.

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  1. Sincere sympathy and prayers for you Dennis at this heartbreaking time of your beloved wife Mary’s unexpected death. My condolences to her nieces, Sharon, Michelle and Lisa- your aunt Mary was really proud of you all. Sympathy to her sister-in-law Julie and extended Cunningham/ McAnany relatives and many friends. Go raibh leaba compordach aici i measc na Naomh ar neamh.

  2. A great and talented woman who did so much for the Irish in the US, and a great personal friend over a lifetime, Mary will be greatly missed. Condolences to Dennis and her wide circle of relations and friends on both sides of the Atlantic. RIP. Terry and Mary Reilly.

  3. Deepest sympathy to Mary’s beloved husband, Dennis, to
    Mary’s nieces, Sharon, Michelle & Dr Lisa.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
    Lord Rest Mary.
    “Over all is God’s Love”

  4. Sincere condolences to Mary’s family on her passing. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

  5. Sending our deepest sympathy to Dennis and Mary’s nieces Sharon, Michelle and Lisa and their families and loved ones at such a sad time. Jackie and I will always cherish the time we got to spend with Mary and Dennis in New York making lasting memories as well as for their kindness and generosity. It was so evident how much they meant too each other and indeed how proud of they are of their nieces. You are all very much in our thoughts and prayers, love Paul, Jackie, Paul Jnr and Michael.

  6. Condolences to Mary’s family and friends. May she rest in peace.

  7. Deepest sympathy to all the family from Sean and Martha Allen

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