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Joan Sugrue

Dublin, Castleknock

SUGRUE, Joan (nee Farrell), (Castleknock and formerly Ballylinan, Co Laois) – February 16, 2021, (peacefully) in St. Francis Hospice, surrounded by her family, after a long illness, bravely borne with courage and dignity. Beloved wife of Ciaran, much loved mum of Dervla and Caragh, adoring Gran to Oscar, Jasper, Portia, Iseult, Fraser, Mark, Fionn, Sebastian and Fletcher. Deeply regretted by her sons-in-law Nevan and Donal, her sisters Mary and Ann (IBVM), brothers Peter, John, Christopher, Martin, Stan and Frank, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, her many friends and former colleagues.

A private funeral will take place due to government advice regarding public gatherings.

Those who would have liked to attend the funeral; but due to current restrictions cannot, may view Joan’s Funeral Mass online on Thursday 18th February at 11am by following this link –

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Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown.

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Deirdre McGillicuddyUCD Colleague

Dear Ciarán and family,
I am so very sorry to hear about your loss.
Thinking of you all during this very sad time.
Suaimhneas síoraí dá hanam.
Le meas,
Dee & family

Declan FahieColleague of Ciarán’s

With deepest sympathies to you all. Declan

Geraldine MulvihillWork colleague in Our Lady's College, Greenhills, Drogheda

Our deepest sympathies to you all. Joan worked with us in Drogheda for a short while and left a lasting impression. She was a wonderful teacher and a wonderful person. May she rest in peace.

Margaret O' DonnellColleague

My deepest sympathies to you and your extended family on the death of your lovely wife – Joan – you are in my thoughts and prayers.