Dorrie Canavan (née Hurley) Kilmagig Lower, Avoca / Arklow

Peacefully in her 90th year & in the tender care of the wonderful staff of St. Colman’s Hospital, Rathdrum. Beloved wife of the late Mark, adored mother of Michael, John, Mark, David, Cathleen, Dorcas, Patrick & Helen & sister of the late Kathleen, Ellie, Pol, John, Henry, Jim & Lar. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing sons, daughters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives & friends.

Rest in peace.

In accordance with government guidelines, Dorrie’s funeral will take place in private. Removal from Sweeney’s Funeral Home on Friday morning at 10.15 o’clock to St. Mary & Patrick’s Church, Avoca, arriving for funeral Mass at 11 o’clock. Those who cannot attended are welcome to join via the church webcam


Burial afterwards in Castlemacadam Cemetery, walking from the church.

Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to St. Colman’s Hospital, collection boxes provided.

Date of Death: Tuesday 8th June 2021

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