THE WORKERS' PARTY OF IRELAND

Death of Frances McCarthy, Belfast

Former Workers Party candidate in Lagan Valley Frances McCarthy passes away in her early 50s after a long illness

The death has taken place in Belfast of Frances McCarthy (née Lowry) who represented the Workers' Party in a number of elections in the Lagan Valley constituency.  Aged 55 she had been ill for some time.
 
Frances and her husband Brendan were both longtime members of the Workers' Party, her brother John is the party's General Secretary and brother Pat is also a longtime party member.   She was a lifelong trade unionist and member of the UNISON trade union.
 
Frances is survived by husband Brendan, sons Conor, Brendan (jr) and Sean and daughter Fiona as well as her mother, brothers, sisters and extended family.
 
Her funeral Mass will be at St. Paul's Church, Falls Road, Belfast at 9.00am tomorrow (Saturday) followed by a service and cremation at Roselawn Crematorium.
 
The Ard Comhairle of the Workers' Party extend our deepest condolences to our comrades in the Lowry and McCarthy families and to all of Frances' family and friends.

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