Sinéad O'Connor Passed Away At Age 56: Speculations Surrounding Her Death and Funeral Plans

Sun Jul 30 2023
By   Prajwol

With the passing of Legendary Irish singer Sinéad O'Connor shockwaves has sent throughout the entertainment world! The heart-wrenching news has left fans and fellow celebrities in tears as they mourn the loss of an iconic voice. 

The music industry has lost one of its stars. Rumors about the cause of Sinéad's death are swirling around following her sudden demise. Let's know O'Connor's incredible life and legacy as we bid farewell to the enigmatic singer.

Sinéad O'Connor Obituary & Cause Of Death

It was on July 26, 2023, the world knew about the death of Sinéad O'Connor. She was found unresponsive in her home n Herne Hill, south London at 11:18 BST. O'Connor was pronounced dead at the age of 56.

The passing of this enigmatic personality has saddened everyone, especially her family. South Coroner's court said there are no medical issues and the body has been sent for an autopsy.

Sinéad O'Connor passed away at 56. Source: Pinterest

Once the result of the autopsy comes which make take a week, O'Connor's cause of death may eventually get surfaced. While the world awaits the reason why Sinéad died, there are some rumors swirling around.

The legal authorities and police have not labeled O'Connor's death as suspicious. But, some people believe the famous Irish singer had committed suicide.

Did Sinéad O'Connor take her own life?

Sinéad O'Connor has revealed in an interview with Dr. Phil in 2017, that she tried to take her own life. And the number of times, the Irish singer tried committing suicide might surprise you.

Sinéad O'Connor during one of her music concerts.
Sinéad O'Connor during one of her music concerts. Source: Facebook

Sinéad had tried to take her own life no less than eight times in one year. Her son Shane Lunny was also on the suicide watch as he was also prone to committing suicide.

In addition to this, O'Connor was diagnosed with bipolar disorder which may be caused due to all the abuse she endured in her childhood. For all these reasons, people believe that Sinéad might have committed suicide.

Sinéad O'Connor's Instruction To Children In Case Of Her Death

Sinéad spilled some juicy details in a 2021 interview. She totally spilled the beans on those sneaky record labels and their shady dealings.

With this in mind, the Irish singer instructed her children to call her accountant before calling 911 in case she dies. She cited the example of how Tupac released more songs after his passing than the All Eyez on Me singer did while he was alive.

Sinéad' O'Connor with his sons Shean Lunny and Yeshua Bonadio.
Sinéad' O'Connor with his sons Shean Lunny and Yeshua Bonadio. Source: Hello Magazine

"If your mother drops dead tomorrow, before you called 911, call my accountant and make sure the record companies don’t start releasing my records and not telling you where the money is."

It is presently unknown whether Sinéad O'Connor's children follow their mother's advice in the event of her passing. Maybe her kids are still in shock after their mother's passing.

Sinéad O'Connor's Funeral As Per Muslim Culture

While the light of Sinéad's eye, Shane Lunny was Hindu and had a funeral with Hindu culture, the Irish singer would likely have a Muslim funeral. Nothing Compares to You singer was a proud Muslim and was a member of Dublin's Muslim community.

On this matter, Dr. Ali Selim of Dublin’s Islamic Cultural Centre said if her family contacts them, the community would take responsibility for her funeral. O'Connor's family is yet to decide on her funeral.

Sinéad' O'Connor was in the pink outfit at Shean Lunny's funeral.
Sinéad' O'Connor was in the pink outfit at Shean Lunny's funeral. Source: Daily Mail

What to expect at Sinéad O'Connor's funeral? well, if it is done as per her religious beliefs, O'Connor's body will be first taken to Islamic Cultural Centre. The body is washed by the female staff who prepares O'Connor for the funeral prayer.

Following that, the body is sent to a Muslim cemetery in Newcastle to bid farewell to her body as well. It's only a matter of time before Sinéad's funeral will be announced.

Will All Sinéad O'Connor's Husband & Children Be Present On Her Funeral?

Sinéad O'Connor married four times in her life. interestingly, the Irish singer shares only her eldest son Jake Reynolds with her first husband. Her remaining three kids are not from any of her husbands. 

The singer is survived by her three kids.
The singer is survived by her three kids. Source: Instagram

O'Connor's sons Yeshua Bonadio, and Shane Lunny, and daughter Roisin Waters are from her different relationships. Despite being not together with any of her spouses, O'Connor's husband is expected to be at her funeral.

Surely, the passing of the beloved Irish singer has saddened their heart. Even though dead, shaven-headed, pale-skinned, and unapologetic singer will be alive in their hearts.



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