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Mary Power (nee Loftus)

London & formerly of Bridge St, Ballina, Co. Mayo.

10 Jan, 2023

Peacefully in London on the 7 January.

Predeceased by her husband John Power (formerly of London, and Kilmeaden, Co Waterford) her parents Thomas and May Loftus (Bridge Street, Ballina), and brothers Tom, Frank and Seán Loftus.

Mary, beloved mother of Robert, Audrey and Michaela, Mother-in-law to Birgit.  Sadly missed by her son & daughters, cherished grandma to Abi, Ben and Tim, brothers Msgr Padraic Loftus (Los Angeles), Jim Loftus (Toronto), and Paul Loftus (Montreal), beloved sister-in-law to Elaine and Vivi; much-loved aunt to Fiona and Jess, Tom, Deborah and Kevin, and Mary-Lynne, and to Eamon, Emer, Ronan, Brona, Miriam and Lee, and all of their children; as well as cousins, relatives, friends and neighbours.


Reposing at McGowan’s funeral home, Ballina on Tuesday evening from 5pm with removal at 6.30pm to St. Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina. 

Requiem Mass on Wednesday Morning at 11.30am followed by burial in Leigue Cemetery.  

Mary’s funeral Mass will be live streamed on

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. Mary will be sadly missed she was such a beautiful person quiet and humble always had time for a chat and other people my heart hurts especially for Audrey and kayla but god knows best and may God help you through at this time in Jesus name

  2. Audrey,so sorry for the loss of your lovely mum, I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers xxx ❤️😘

  3. Our condolences to all of Mary’s connections. You have lost a wonderful lady – of whom we all were so proud, and, very fond.

  4. Condolences from Moira, Morag & Claire Prunty wiry find memories of Mary in London & Ballina. Sending warm wishes at this difficult time. Xxx

  5. On behalf of Ann Hunter and family we send our sincerest condolences on the loss of your beautiful mother Mary. We send love and prayers to you all at this time.


  7. Deepest sympathy to the Loftus & Power families on the sad passing of Mary may she rest in peace.

  8. Audrey and Michaela, my sincere condolences on the loss of your lovely mum. May Mary rest in peace.

  9. Condolences to all of Marys’s family especially brother Paul.
    Thinking of you all at this sad time. Rest in Peace Mary.

  10. My deepest condolences to all of the Power and Loftus Families. Mary was a lovely gentle lady. May her dear soul rest in peace.

  11. Sincere sympathy to all the family

  12. Sincere sympathy to the Power and Loftus families, especially to Msgr. Padraic, Jim and Paul, on the death of Mary Power nee Loftus. May she rest in peace.

  13. Mary was a wonderful lady, she always had time for everyone. She was a shining light and will always be remembered as a loving, caring and a delightful person who showered you with compliments. She saw beauty in everyone.

    Audrey and Machaela, may the treasured memories of your darling mother bring you peace and comfort through this sad time.

  14. So sad for all of the family. It is a very sad time. Sending love and big hugs to you all.

  15. Sending deepest sympathies ,to you and your family.
    You where such beautiful daughters to her , I’m sure she’s very proud of you .
    Warmest wishes and love
    Michele x

  16. Michaela, Audrey and family.
    Words cannot express feelings of sadness and loss.
    Your mother was loved so deeply by so many. She was an inspiration and touched so many people’s hearts.
    Treasure the memories.
    May god give you strength. May your mothers soul rest in eternal peace. Amen 🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏

  17. Audrey, Michaela and all your family, my sincere condolences following the loss of your lovely Mum. May she rest in peace. xxx

  18. Sincere and heartfelt sympathy to Mary’s family and the wider Loftus and Power families. Mary was a gentle lady with a great sense of humour. She loved returning to her native Ballina. I hope those happy memories and many more will be of great comfort and support to you at this terrible time
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May her gentle soul rest in peace?

  19. So sorry to hear of Mary’s death. My sincere condolences to all of her family. I have fond memories of my cousin Mary in Bridge Street many years ago. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

  20. Sincere sympathy from Helen, David, Emer, Patrick and Ciara O’Sullivan, formerly Bridge Street.

  21. Audrey and Michaela,I had the pleasure of knowing such a wonderful person,I am saddened for the sad loss of a wonderful Mum, may she rest in peace 🙏 🙏🙏

  22. Our condolences to the Loftus and Power families on the death of your mother, grandmother, aunt and cousin Mary. May her gentle soul Rest in Peace.

  23. Sincere sympathy from all the Allen families formerly from Bridge Street and Mount Assumpta,

  24. Audrey and Michaela, so saddened by the passing of your dear lovely Mother. May her beautiful soul rest in the arms of Jesus. May he comfort you and your family during these sad times. RIP Mary. God Bless You.

  25. My deepest condolences to the entire family. I was fortunate to have met Mary in Ireland with Audrey and Michaela during Easter a few years back. She had the sweetest and most gentle spirit. My prayers and thoughts are with everyone who is grieving her loss. She will be missed, but never forgotten. Heaven gained an Angel. Absent from the body, present with the Lord. Until we meet again.

  26. Audrey and Michaela, my deepest condolences to you and your family at this very difficult time. Auntie Mary was the kindest, sweetest person. May she Rest In Peace. XOXO

  27. A lovely, gentle, extremely kind lady who left an imprint of the same on her children x My thoughts and prayers are with you. Rest well Mary, God Bless x

  28. Mary was simply the best.
    Our loss is heavens gain.

  29. Mary I only met you a handful of times over the 37 years I knew your daughter .. but each time you gave me a gift .. whether it be your smile … your advice or one of your sayings .. my favorite being … ‘always have something to look forward to … that gets you through the sad times’ .. so this is what I shall do … I shall look forward to seeing you again when when the time comes for me to go home … but for now I look forward to looking after your beautiful daughter here in France as she did you …. 🕯️🙏🕯️ see you on the other side … and Kayla … see you in France …

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