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PJ Gillespie

Belleek, Ballina, Co. Mayo.

25 Jul, 2023

Peacefully at Mayo University Hospital. 

PJ, predeceased by his wife Elizabeth, parents Martin & Clare & brother Matt.  Beloved father of PJ (Ballina), Gerry (Dublin), Jillian (Dublin), Fiona (Dublin). 

Sadly, missed by his loving sons, daughters, brothers Fr. Gerry & Eugene (New Jersey), sister Clare Gillespie (Killybegs), daughter-in-law Edel, sons-in-law Christian & Gerry, grandchildren, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.


Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Thursday evening from 5pm 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.

PJ’s funeral will be live streamed on

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

House Private Please

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  1. Our deepest condolences on PJ’s passing. May he rest in peace.

  2. Deepest sympathy to all the family on the death of P.J. A kind soul and a gentleman. From Martha and Sean Allen.

  3. Sincere sympathies to the Gillespie family. PJ was a tremendously courageous man. Despite his illness he walked and jogged at least twice a day on the running track at Belleek and also in the wood, in all kinds of weather. May he rest in peace
    Peter and Teresa Murphy.

  4. So sorry to hear of the death of P.J. You are all in my prayers

  5. May his gentle soul rest in peace a lovely man always fond memories of his shop. Thoughts and prayers are with the family

  6. Deepest sympathy to all the Gillespie family on the death of P. J. May he rest in peace.

  7. Rest in Peace PJ. Gone are those days

    Joe Dolan Rehins

  8. Condolences to the Gillespie family on the death of P.J, may his soul rest in peace

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