Tributes as young Kilglass woman is laid to rest

The young mother of three whose sudden death sent shockwaves through Kilglass and the entire county last Saturday morning, was laid to rest in Scramogue yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

Martina Senturk (neé Reynolds) of Carrigeen, Kilglass was found at her home shortly before 9 am on Saturday morning.

A native of Kilglass, Ms. Senturk, who worked as a midwife at Cavan General Hospital, lived locally with her husband Selcuk and their three young boys.

Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council Cllr. Tom Crosby said Martina’s unexpected death had stunned the entire community.

“I would like to extend my sincere sympathies to Pat and Helen (her parents) and all the Reynolds family on the tragic loss of their lovely daughter Martina,” he said.

“Her passing has stunned the entire community, and our hearts go out to her three little boys. Our prayers and thoughts are with the entire family at this devastating time”.

In a statement, Kilglass Gaels GAA Club said Martina’s family was steeped in the GAA locally.

“The heartbreaking news of Martina Senturk’s (neé Reynolds) untimely passing has sent shockwaves through the parish. We cannot express how sorry we are for your massive loss.

“Martina represented the club in football and Scór for many years and now her children are keen footballers for the club”.

The club extended sympathies to Martina’s husband, children, parents, siblings and wider family.

Martina’s family thanked everyone “for their kindness and support during this very difficult time” as she was laid to rest in Scramogue Cemetery following Funeral Mass at the Sacred Heart Church, Kilglass yesterday afternoon.

The late Martina Senturk is mourned by her husband Selcuk, sons Oscar, Romeo and Milan, parents Patrick and Helen Reynolds, sister Joanne Rogers, brothers Thomas and Martin, further relatives, work colleagues and a large circle of friends.

Gardaí confirmed that a post-mortem was completed on Sunday last by the office of the State Pathologist, the results of which are not being released for operational reasons.