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Midlands Mum At Centre Of Major Fundraiser Passes Away

She was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2017.

Tributes are being paid to a midlands mum who has passed away after a long battle with cancer. 

Laois' Roxy Phelan was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2017, which  spread to her lungs and hip.

Over €32,000 was raised through a Go Fund Me Page, which was set up last year to help pay for an experimental trial. 

She is being described as "a true lady" who was adored by so many, and will be remembered always.

The Abbeyleix woman's funeral mass will take place on Monday at 12 noon in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary, with removal afterwards to Newlands Cross Crematorium for 2.20pm Service.

She is survived by her husband Jason and sons Cathal and Setanta. 


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