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Margaret (Mai) McCarthy

Kildare, Celbridge

McCARTHY Margaret (Mai) (nee Casey) (Celbridge, Co. Kildare, formerly of Granard, Co. Longford and Ballynacarrigy, Co. Westmeath).  August 25th, 2020 (peacefully) in the tender care of the staff at St. Brigid's Hospice, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.  Beloved wife of the late Michael McCarthy and much loved mother of Michael, Mairead, Liam, Bernadette and Kevin.  Pre-deceased by her brother William, sisters Mary and Eileen. Sadly missed by her sons and daughters, sisters Elizabeth and Bernadette, son-in-law Laurence, daughters-in-law, Imelda and Marie, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  

Due to Government advice and restrictions regarding public gatherings and to protect our most vulnerable family members and our friends, a private family funeral will take place.

We look forward to meeting everyone at a Memorial Service for Margaret where we will honour her life at a later date.

Those who would have liked to attend the funeral but due to current restrictions cannot, can follow the Funeral Mass on Friday morning (28th August 2020) at 11am by following the link below;

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Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Irish Cancer Society.

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Eimear OTooleFriend of Margaret's granddaughter Melissa

Wishing all the family my deepest condolences at this very difficult time, my prayers and thoughts are with you, may Margaret Rest in Peace xx

Sinead McDonnellMelissa's sister-in-law

I’m sorry for your family’s loss at this most difficult time. May Margaret rest in peace. No doubt she is missed but her spirit lives on in each of you; her large and loving family. You are all in my prayers. Take care of each other.