Sr. Mercedes (Marie) Behan Presentation Convent, Tralee / Lixnaw / Millstreet

The death has occurred of Sr. Mercedes (Marie) Behan
Presentation Convent, Tralee, Co. Kerry / Lixnaw, Co. Kerry / Millstreet, Co. Cork.

Sr. Mercedes (Marie) Behan, Presentation Sisters Lixnaw, Millstreet and Tralee, Co. Kerry, died peacefully on 30th December 2022, (in the loving care of the staff at Our Lady of Fatima Home), dearest daughter of the late Margaret & Gerard and cherished sister of Helen (Sr. Elizabeth) and the late Michael, Jeremiah & Teddy (Tim).

Sadly missed by her loving family, her nieces Margaret, Angela & Siobhán, nephews Gerard, Aidan, Diarmuid, Mike, Gerard & John, her grandnieces and grandnephews, sisters-in-law Sheila & Mary, her Presentation Community, relatives and many friends.

Rest in Peace.

Lying in repose in the Presentation Convent Chapel, Castle Street, Tralee from 3 pm to 5 pm on Sunday (1st January). Requiem Mass for Sr. Mercedes will be celebrated on Monday at 12 noon in St. John’s Church, Castle Street, Tralee (, followed by interment in Presentation Convent Cemetery, Lixnaw.

In the interest of safety, you are asked to avoid shaking hands and to wear a facemask, please.

Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society, ( or care of the Gleasure Funeral Home, Tralee.

To offer a message of sympathy to Sr. Mercedes’ family, please use the “Condolences” option HERE.

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