AT HER FUNERAL mass today, murdered veterinarian Catherine Gowing was remembered as a gift from God who was the closest thing to perfection.
Catherine Gowing’s mother Maureen, father John and sister Emma follow her coffin as it leaves St Flannan’s Church in Kinnitty. (Niall Carson/PA Wire)
Hundreds of people joined her devastated parents, mother Maureen and father John, at her funeral at St Flannan’s Church in Kinnitty at noon, including Willie Walsh, retired bishop of Killaloe.
Her sister Emma spoke lovingly of the 37-year-old to the packed congregation, remembering fondly her love for animals.
Her family follow her coffin as it makes its way for burial. (Niall Carson/PA Wire)
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Gowing went missing in north Wales on 12 October. Her remains were later discovered at two separate sites in Wales.
Clive Sharp, 46, from Gwynedd has been charged with her murder and is due in court again this month.