Michael Gabriel Gaynor

March 23, 1966 - July 31, 2021
Michael Gabriel Gaynor


Michael Gabriel Gaynor

March 23, 1966 – July 31, 2021

Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland / Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USA

Michael (aka) Mike passed away peacefully in the tender care of the doctors, nurses, care givers, and staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Wilmington, NC

Mike was born in County Mayo, Ireland to John Gaynor (deceased) & Patricia Gaynor

1992 – 2019 Mike lived and worked in Sunnyside, NY.

On Dec 2019 Mike visited close friends in Wilmington NC, where he was hospitalized at New Hanover Medical Center, he battled a serious disability and overcame some enormous obstacles, his wish was to travel to his home country Ireland to be close to his family and friends, during his time in Wilmington he thrived with the aid from his close friends and nurse’s that he deeply loved.

Sadly missed by his heartbroken family, his loving mother Patricia (Patty) Gaynor, brothers Sean, Tom (Ballinrobe, Mayo), Noel (Queens, NY) & Oliver (Woodford Green, Essex UK) sisters Mary Gaynor-Snype (Strokestown, Roscommon), Anne (San Antonio, Texas) & Teresa (Ballinrobe, Mayo). Brother in-law Michael Snype, sister in-laws Ruth & Martina. Nephews John, Lorcan, Padraig & Sean. Nieces, Abby & Aine, many cousin’s and extended family and his wide circle of friends.

Predeceased by his father John (1980) brother Frank (1997) sister Margaret Joan (1964)

May his gentle soul rest in heavenly peace.

There are no services planned at this time.

Cremation is private. Funeral mass will be offered (dates pending) at;

Queen of Angels Church, 44-04 Skillman Avenue, NY 11104, USA

St. Mary’s RC Church, Main Street, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Eire

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st St. Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • August 04, 2021
    Peter Paul Conway says:
    My sincere condolences to all Mike's family and friends, may he rest in peace

  • August 05, 2021
    Markhamill says:
    Rip mike we enjoyed the crack with you over the past few years until we meet again..

  • August 05, 2021
    Mike Burke says:
    Condolences to the Gaynor family I spent many evenings in the rose restraunt we had some good laughs you will be missed my friend Rest In Peace mike

  • August 05, 2021
    Peter o malley says:
    So sorry to hear about mikes passing we had great years at school in ballinrobe cbs school rest in peace mike till me meet again

  • August 05, 2021
    Rose Moloney says:
    Condolences to the Gaynor family - thoughts and prayers at this difficult time Rip Mike