Death Notice
The death has occurred of

Rita (margaret) COLFER (née Tobin)

COLFER (née Tobin) Rita (Margaret) (Late of Glasnevin and formerly of Waterford City) March 29th 2024. Passed peacefully, in her 94th year, in the loving care of her family and the staff of St. Teresa’s Ward, Mater Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Thomas (Tom), loving mother of Michael, Margaret, Anne and Gráinne, beloved grandmother of Philip, Sarah, Dean, Dillon, Cody, True-Mya, Kelly, Devin, and the late Alan and Casey and beloved great-grandmother of Mia, Luca, Nathan, Addison and Fia.  Sadly missed by her family, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, relatives, great neighbours and friends.

Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning, April 3rd, at 10am at the Church of Our Mother of Divine Grace, Ballygall Road East, followed by burial in Glasnevin Cemetery (Garden Section). 

Please note that the funeral Mass can be viewed online at

Those who wish to, may leave a message of condolence in the Condolence section on this page. Donations if desired to the Mater Hospital Foundation, 54 Eccles Street, Dublin 7 or at

“May she rest in peace”

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