James (Jimmy) McElroy

Ballybrack, Co. Dublin and formerly of Lissadell, Co. Sligo.

December 29th 2021

McELROY (Ballybrack, Co. Dublin and formerly of Lissadell, Co. Sligo) – December 29th 2021 (peacefully) surrounded by his family at St. Vincent’s University Hospital. James (Jimmy); dearly beloved husband and best friend of Maura, much loved father of Philip, Garrett, Damien and Brian, predeceased by his brothers and sisters Daniel, Bridget, Mary and Paddy. Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughters-in-law Beth, Pauline, Ann and Lynn, grandchildren Adam, Abbie, Niamh, Clodagh, Cian, Eoin and Orla, his brothers Liam, John and Eamon, sister Mairead, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.


May he rest in peace.


Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Vincent’s University Hospital. Donations may be made on line by going to https://www.stvincentsfoundation.ie.


Reposing at Patrick O’Donovan and Son Funeral Home, Sallynoggin (opp. Sallynoggin Church) on Sunday (Jan 2nd) from 2pm to 4pm (face covering and hand sanitising strict guidelines in place). Removal on Monday morning to the Church of the Apostles, Willow Vale, Ballybrack arriving for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to the Victorian Chapel at Mount Jerome Crematorium arriving for 12.15pm Committal Service.


To view the Requiem Mass live go to https://www.churchmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-apostlesballybrack and the Committal Service at the Crematorium https://vimeo.com/event/153499.


For those who would like to have attended the funeral but cannot do to Covid-19 restrictions can leave a personal message of condolence to Jimmy’s family on on the condolence section below.



30/12/2021 by Tallant Marian

Maura and family I am so sorry for ur loss keeping use in my prayers xxxx

30/12/2021 by Ellen Paterson

Rest in peace Jimmy. My condolences to Maura and family and extended family at this very sad time xx from the Paterson family

30/12/2021 by Foran Family ( Michael/Dikie)

Deepest condolences to all the McElroy family

01/01/2022 by carol herity

Thinking of you all... Aunty Maura... and cousins. ❤ & Jimmy MAC... resting with our nearest and dearest

02/01/2022 by Niall & Ails

Thinking of you all at this sad time. RiP Jimmy a memorable character

02/01/2022 by Dermot McElroy

To Maura and family, Saddened by the news of Jimmy McElroy passing. Having lost my own wife last Aug 19th, I have some idea of your grief Maura. I think we were both on honeymoon to the Isle of Mann in 1968 at the same time.?” You will be in my prayers, Dermot

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