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Mary Lackey (nee Gilligan)

84 Barnnaderg, Ballina, Co. Mayo.

23 Nov, 2022

Peacefully at her residence.

Predeceased by her husband Mike Joe, grandsons Luke & John, Micheal’s partner Bridget.

Mary, beloved mother of Micheal, Teresa, Mary, Martin, Pauline, Stephen, Catherine, Padraig, Desmond, Leslie & Joanne.  Sadly, missed by her loving daughters, sons, in-laws, grandchildren especially David, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.


Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Friday evening from 5:30pm with removal at 7pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballina, arriving at 7.30pm.

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

Funeral Mass will be live streamed on

Family flowers only please donations if desired to The Western Alzheimer’s association 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


  1. Sincere condolences to all the lackey families on the death of their dear mother mary thinking of you all at this difficult time may her gentle soul rest in peace

  2. Deepest sympathy to all the family, RIP Aunt Mary, I will treasure my memories of you, so glad I finally found you again after all those years. Will never forget you. Love Patricia xxx

  3. Our heartfelt sympathy to all the Lackey family on the passing of your beloved Mam. We are truly sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace x 🙏

  4. So heartbreaking
    The best grandmother I could ask for , so gentle & a heart of gold .
    Could light up a room with a joke , so many good memories.
    Happy she went in peace & love all the family she could ask for around her .

  5. Condolences to the lackey family on the loss of there mother/grandmother/great grandmother,Mary you were a wonderful person may you rest in peace

  6. So sorry to hear of your Mams passing, my thoughts are with you all at this sad time.

  7. RIP Auntie Mary

    Our Sincerest Condolences to all your family at this sad time

    Lots of love from your UK family
    Daun, Ady, Ciara & Molly xxx

  8. Condolences to all the Lackey family. Mrs. Lackey was an absolutely beautiful lady. She will be sadly missed by everyone who knew her. May her gentle soul rest in peace ❤️

  9. Sincere condolences to Mary and your siblings on the death of your mum.
    May she rest in peace.

  10. rest in peace Mary 💔🕊️

  11. So sorry for your Loss. She was a lovely lady.May she rest in peace

  12. So so very sorry for your loss of the lovely Mary Lackey she will be missed by everyone

  13. My sincerest condolences to you all, may Mary’s gentle soul rest in peace.

  14. To My beautiful auntie Mary. I will always carry you in my heart ❤️ Rest in peace. My love to Michael, Teresa, Mary, Marty, Pauline, Stephen, Catherine, Padraig, Desmond. Leslie and Joanne. Will be thinking of you all. Love always Marie x

  15. Sincere condolences to all Mary’s family. May she rest in peace. A lovely lady she was xx

  16. Deepest sympathy to you all on the passing of your beautiful Mother may she rest in peace

  17. Condolences to all the lackey family on the loss of your mum a wonderful lady rip mrs lackey 🙏🕯🙏

  18. Dear Mary it was a joy to have known you. I will miss seeing you and having the fun when I come home to Ireland. Always in my thoughts and my heart ❤️

  19. Deepest sympathy to Pauline, Catherine, Katie & all the Lackey family on the death of your mother & grandmother. May she rest in peace.

  20. Our Deepest sympathy To The lackey family on the sad passing of Mary, May her gentle souls RIP

  21. Deepest sympathies to all the family
    A lovely lady

  22. Deepest sympathy to the Lackey family on the passing of your beautiful mother Mary.
    May she rest in peace

  23. I am so saddened to learn of Mary’s Passing,she was 1 nice lady,she is now in the Arms of Mike Joe, may she rest in peace 🙏

  24. My deepest sympathy to all the lacky family in this hard time for you all. May she rest in eternal happiness

  25. Gone but never forgotten what a lady Great memories may she RIP

  26. Sending our deepest condolences to the extended Lackey family. May Mary RIP ❤️

  27. Heartfelt condolences to the whole family circle on the loss of your much loved mother Mary, may she rest in eternal peace.

  28. Sincere condolence to all the Lackey Family on the passing of your lovely mum. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

  29. My condolences to all the family, Mary was a beautiful, kind woman that I had the pleasure of knowing over the years. You are in my thoughts and prayers, rest in peace 🙏

  30. Condolences to the Lackey family on the sad passing of your mother. May she rest in peace.

  31. Sincere sympathies on the passing of Mary to all her family, friends, relatives and neighbours
    May she Rest In Peace
    Anne feeney (ex Newstand)
    Dromore west

  32. Sincere condolences to the Lackey Family. May Mary Rest in Peace.

  33. Deepest sympathy to the Lackey family on the passing of your beloved mother, Mrs Lackey was a lovely lady, may she rest in peace. Thinking of you all.

  34. Such a sad day to hear of Mary passing away, every yearly visit we were always greeted it’s a warm welcome by Mary in the kitchen by the fire, kettle always on, she will be so fondly remembered by all of our family ( Halloran )…R.I.P..Mary..xxxx

  35. Sending you all our love to Mary’s family.

    Patrick & Karen

  36. Condolences to all the Lackey family.

    She was a ” Very Special ” Lady ; I have amazing memories of her smile when I walked into the kitchen …

    RIP . Denis

  37. So sorry for the loss of your wonderful mum. She was a lovely lady

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