Death Notice
The death has occurred of

Rita WATTS (née Dolan)

WATTS (née Dolan) Rita (Late of Ballymun, formerly of Birmingham, England and originally of Irishtown, Dublin 4) June 20th 2023. Passed peacefully, in her 94th year, in the loving care of her family and the excellent staff of St. John’s Ward, Mater Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Chris and loving mother of Peter, Christy, Tony, David, Carmel, Michael, Ruby and the late Jimmy and Maureen. Sadly missed by her family, brothers Fr. Martin and Peter, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, in-laws and partners, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning, June 27th, at 10am at the Church of The Virgin Mary, Shangan Road, followed by burial in Dardistown Cemetery. 

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. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to the Mater Hospital Foundation, 54 Eccles Street, Dublin 7 or at, in recognition of the excellent care Rita received whilst in the Mater Hospital.  House private please.

“May she rest in peace”

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