Derry school pay tribute to 'popular and well-respected' student after sudden death
St Mary's College in Derry have paid tribute after Year 14 pupil Kerrie Canning suddenly passed away.
A St Mary's College spokesperson said: "It is with profound sadness that we learned of the sudden passing of Kerrie Canning, our esteemed Year 14 pupil. Kerrie joined the St Mary’s family in September 2016 from St Patrick’s & St Brigid’s, Claudy, choosing to study Art, Religious Studies and Health & Social Care.
"Kerrie was a popular and well-respected student in her peer group. She always had a glowing smile and an infectious laugh that could warm any heart. Kerrie showed great potential and had set her sights on studying Nursing at Queen’s University.
"St Mary’s College and the wider community send their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Kerrie at this difficult time; we will keep them in our thoughts and prayers.
"May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace."
Kerrie's funeral will take place at St Patrick's Church, Claudy for requiem mass on Monday 9th April at 11.00am.
Interment in adjoining cemetery immediately after.
St Mary's College is an all-girls school based on Derry's Northland Road.
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