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Mum-of-four killed when car mounted footpath in Sligo to be laid to rest tomorrow

Marguerite Kilfeather, who was in her early 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene

Marguerite Kilfeather (from

Neil Fetherstonhaugh

A mum-of-four who was tragically killed when a car mounted a footpath and hit her before smashing through a shop window in Sligo will be laid to rest tomorrow morning.

Marguerite Kilfeather, who was in her early 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Sligo town that left one other pedestrian injured.

The man was rushed to Sligo University Hospital where he is said to be in a stable condition.

On her notice on it states that “the tragic and untimely death has taken place of Marguerite Kilfeather (née Flynn), of Hartland House, Ballyweelin, Rosses Point”.

“Dearly loved wife of Bryan and cherished mother of Joy, Andrea, Marguerite and Drew,” it reads.

“She will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her husband, daughters, son, sister Denise (Birr), daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, adored grandchildren Alexandrea, Killian, Ingrid, Kai, Ethan, Elyse, Evelyn and Bryan, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours, her bridge fraternity and many friends.”

Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Friday, April 29, in Saint Columba’s Church, Rosses Point, Co Sligo at 3pm.

Burial will follow in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.

The family has asked that donations, if desired, can be made to the Cardiology Unit at Sligo University Hospital.

In the condolences section numerous people have expressed their sympathies.

“Deepest sympathy to Drew and the Kilfeather family & extended families on the tragic death of Marguerite,” one person has written.

“To you Brian, Andrea and your extended family, we offer you our sincere sympathy at this time. After all the years of your help and guidance, we feel helpless now to repay you in your time of grief.

“Please be assured of our thoughts and prayers. May Marguerite rest in peace."

Another adds: “Our deepest sympathies to you Bryan and your family on the tragic loss of Marguerite. May she rest in peace.”

Another person has written: “Sincere sympathy to Drew and all the Kilfeather family on the tragic passing of your mum. May she rest in peace.”

Another adds: “Heartfelt and sincere sympathy to you Bryan and all the family on hearing the tragic news. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May Marguerite rest in peace.”

Gilroy Gannon Chartered Accountants where two of Marguerite's children are "valued colleagues" posted a message on Facebook.

“The Partners and Staff of Gilroy Gannon express their deepest sympathies to Bryan and the Kilfeather family on the tragic and untimely death of Marguerite and extend their sincere condolences to our valued colleagues Andrea and Drew on the death of their mother,” it reads.

“We are shocked and saddened. May Marguerite Rest in Peace.”

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