Jim Balfe

Aug 3, 2022 16:08 By reception
Jim Balfe

Jim Balfe

Mullantimore, Tydavnet, Co. Monaghan, H18 CP27 and formerly Blessington, Co. Wicklow.

Retired Member of An Garda Siochana

Tuesday, 2nd August, suddenly at the Mater Private.

Pre-deceased by his father Walter, mother Kath, sisters Margie, Bridie and Angela.

Jim Balfe will be lovingly remembered by his wife Anne, children Deirdre, Kevin, Anne-Marie, Caitriona, Francis, Lorraine & David, daughters-in-law Catherine & Cathy, sons-in-law Paul, Shaun & Tony, grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Jim’s remains will repose at his residence on Tuesday from 2pm - 8pm. House private Wednesday please. Funeral mass on Wednesday at 12 Noon at St.Dympna’s Church, Tydavnet, burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Funeral mass will be streamed live on ‘Tydavnet Parish RC Churches’.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to GOAL Global c/o Peter McMahon, McMahons Funeral Home, Emyvale, any family member or via https://www.goalglobal.org/


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Orla O Connor & Michael Mc Guirk

Aug 3, 2022 16:08

Sincerest Condolences to the Balfe family on Jims passing. May he Rest in Peace.

Greenfingers Garden Centre

Aug 3, 2022 20:08

Sincere condolences to the Balfe Familly on the loss of Jim. His quick wit and humour will be missed by us all. A True Gentleman. RIP


Aug 4, 2022 07:08

So sorry to hear of the death of Jim Balfe Condolences to his wife Anne and Family A true gentleman he will be greatly missed May your gentle soul rest in peace 🙏🙏🙏

Michael and Mary O Reilly

Aug 4, 2022 07:08

Deepest sympathy to Ann and family on the sad passing of Jim. He was a loyal and courageous colleague, a great friend to everyone and he helped so many along his journey. May he Rest In Peace.

David George

Aug 4, 2022 12:08

Thoughts and feelings for your loss.

Tom and Kate Hughes, New York

Aug 4, 2022 13:08

Sincere condolences to the Balfe family on the sad passing of Jim he was a gentleman may he rest in peace

Peter Broerse ( Admin OL Fans & Cast )

Aug 4, 2022 13:08

On behalf of all our members and fans of Outlander, we offer our deepest condolences to Caitriona and the rest of the family for the loss of Jim Balfe. May he rest in piece. With love. Outlander Fans & Cast

Michael & Caroline Caulfield Carrowhatta Scotstown

Aug 4, 2022 18:08

Sincere condolences to the Balfe Family on the very sad passing of Jim. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

Della Hunt and Family.

Aug 4, 2022 19:08

Condolences to the Balfe family on the sad passing of Jim. May he rest in peace.

Ganiyat and family

Aug 4, 2022 23:08

Deepest condolences to Anne and the rest of the family for the sad passing of Jim. Jim was a good man who was ready and willing to help always. He will be greatly missed. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Ameen

Hortensia Gomez-Tirella

Aug 4, 2022 23:08

My sincerest condolences and sympathy on your loss. I hope that your fond memories of him will help during this difficult time.

Lynn Williams

Aug 5, 2022 04:08

Although I didn’t know Mr. Balfe personally, I know he had to be a great man, judging by the way he and Mrs. Balfe raised their children. My sincere condolences. Lynn Williams (Loyal fan of Caitriona)

John &. Verona McGettigan

Aug 5, 2022 07:08

Sincere sympathy to Ann and the Balfe family. Such a shock . Jim was a top man, a great member of An Garda Siochana and an even better member of his local community. May his soul rest in peace

Katie Phillips

Aug 5, 2022 12:08

My deepest sympathies to the Balfe family. Sending prayers of peace and comfort during this most difficult time. May your memories bring you comfort today and in the days to come. Love, Katie (loyal Caitríona fan)

Frank and Mary Mc Manus.

Aug 5, 2022 13:08

Condolences to Anne and family on the death of Jim. May he rest in peace.

Paul and Helen McGuinness Ballyshannon DONEGAL

Aug 5, 2022 14:08

Sincere condolences to Anne and family 🌷 so very sorry hear the sad news of Jim's passing ..he was a gentle giant and the kindest man you could ever meet .may he rest in peace .

Cheryl Hardeman

Aug 5, 2022 21:08

I speak as one of millions of Outlander fans...We are so sorry with the passing of this kind man with a gentle sweet face. Peace be with Caitronia and her family.

Fergus and Mary Rose Caulfield.

Aug 5, 2022 22:08

Deepest sympathy to Ann and family on the loss of Jim, may his gently soul rest in peace.

Marian larmer (mc ardle) and family

Aug 5, 2022 23:08

Sincere sympathy Anne and the Balfe family on the sad passing of Jim may he rest in peace. Thinking of you all at this sad time.

John Mc Connell

Aug 6, 2022 06:08

Condolences to Deirdre and the Balfe family circle on the passing of Jim. May his soul rest in peace.

Martin and Colette Woods

Aug 6, 2022 12:08

Deepest sympathy to the Balfe family on the passing of Jim. May his soul rest in peace.

David and Marion McGrath Glaslough

Aug 6, 2022 20:08

Sincere condolences to the Balfe family on the loss of Jim. May he rest in peace.

Greenan family Ballinode and New York

Aug 7, 2022 09:08

so sorry to hear.of Jim Balf death. May he rest in Peace. Condolence and comfort to his wife Ann and all his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. R. l.P Jim.

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