Comedian and radio presenter PJ Gallagher, mother of PJ Gallagher, will be resting this weekend, it has been announced.
He passed away “under the care and consideration” of all staff in the intensive care unit at Mater Hospital on Saturday.
Helen will be buried at Staffords Funeral Home, Maypark on Tuesday, November 8 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in attendance.
Her funeral will take place at St John the Baptist, Clontarf Street at 10am, followed by a burial at Glasnevin Cemetery. Funeral services will be streamed online for those unable to attend in person.
Helen is survived by her son DJ Radio Nova PJ; Stacey’s daughter; grandsons Joey, Tommy and Anna May; son-in-law Paul; daughter-in-law Elaine; and extended family and friends.
PJ confirmed that his beloved mother passed away on Instagram and Twitter, sharing a black and white photo of his mother on his story and writing: “RIP Ma, 5/11/22.”
The Dubliner later shared another photo of him and his mother smiling together on social media.
Friends and fans, including former RTE broadcaster Aonghus McNally paid their respects, writing: “Huge hugs for you PJ at a sad time like this. X.”
Broadcast Maia Dunphy wrote: “To you all my love for the loss of your lovely mother. She sounds like a remarkable woman.”
A family friend said: ‘Very sad to hear of Helen’s passing. Stacey and PJ, accept our sincere condolences on your very sad loss.
“Your mother was a kind and supportive friend to both my late parents, Toddy and Madeleine Lonergan. They both admire her. She is a great friend to be with. May she rest in peace with the angels. She is in good company. “
Another wrote: “Dearest Helen, may your beautiful soul now rest in peace with your beloved Sean and our lord in heaven. A wonderful woman and mother. Kind lady to all those lucky enough to meet you. Sincere condolences to PJ and Stacey, your mom and dad will always be watching over you both. “
While another added: “Our sincerest condolences on your mother’s death. She is a true lady.”
https://www.independent.ie/regionals/dublin/dublin-news/pj-gallaghers-mum-helen-to-be-laid-to-rest-this-week-in-dublin-42126811.html PJ Gallagher’s mother Helen will be laid to rest this week in Dublin