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Josephine (Josie) Clarke

Dublin, Palmerstown

Josephine Clarke (née Byrne), Palmerstown, Dublin. Passed away peacefully on February 18th,  2021 in the loving care of the staff at Marymount Care Centre and in the presence of family members, in her 103rd year.

Josephine (Josie), beloved wife of the late John J. Clarke and much loved mother of Noel and Áine.

Sadly missed and deeply loved by her grandchildren Arran, Deirdre, Diarmuid, Vanessa and Gareth and her great-grandchildren Tilley-Rose, Harry, Dylan and Joe, son-in-law, Shay, daughter-in-law Margaret, sister-in-law Marian, nephews, nieces, relatives and many, many friends.

“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis”

A private funeral will take place due to government advice regarding public gatherings. When the current circumstances have passed, we look forward to celebrating Josie’s life with friends and extended family at a later date.

Those who would have liked to attend the funeral; but due to current restrictions cannot, please leave your personal message by selecting “Condolences” below.

Josie’s funeral Mass may be viewed by following the link below on Monday (Feb 22nd) at 10am.

St Philomena's Parish, Palmerstown, Dublin 20 - Old Lucan Road, Palmerstown, Dublin 20, Ireland (

Followed by her committal service at approximately 11.50am by following this link.

Glasnevin Cemetery Live Webcam Stream | MCN Media Live Streaming Glasnevin

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Wildlife Rehabilitation Ireland.

  “I've been here and I've been there.  

 I've sought the rainbow's end,  

 But no crock of gold I've found.  

 Now I know that, come what will,  

 Whatever fate may send, 

 Here my roots are deep in friendly ground.

- In Dublin on a Sunny Sunday Morning”

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Book of Condolences

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Mary Murray O'ReillyNiece

To Noel and Áine and all the family, We were so sorry to hear of the death of Aunt Josie. Thinking of you all at this difficult time and so sorry we can’t be with you.

Catherine and Ian

Our condolences to the Clarke family josie was a wonderful woman she was always smiling and had a great sense of humor a beautiful woman may she rest in peace ❤️❤️

Gina reillyI was a carer to josie in maryount

I was a carer to Josie in marymount, and I was with her on her last day which meant a lot to me. Josie became a friend to all of us and we all had love for her. A true lady. She is and forever will be missed by all of us in st. Clares staff and residents. Thinking of you all especially Noel and Aine. Best wishes Gina Reilly


Some lady for one lady Josie