THE LATE ANNA McCABE: Great shock spread rapidly throughout Dromard and the wider hinderland, at the news of the untimely death of Anna McCabe (nee Kenny, native of Moatfarrell, Edgeworthstown) following a Road Traffic Accident, at Cornea Church, where she was attending a Holy Hour on Wednesday 16th last. She later died from her injuries in the early hours of the following Thursday morning. She was reposed at her family home in Drumhaldry, Moyne, where hundreds of people came to pay their respects and console her relatively young family. A large Removal took place to St. Mary’s Church, Legga, on Saturday evening where her remains were received by Rev. Frs. Eamon Corkery P.P. Dromard, Daniel Sheridan PP Killeshandra and Fr. P.J. Cusack P.P. Killnacrott. Mass Of The Ressurection took place on Sunday, celebrated by Rev. Fr. Eamon Corkery, with Burial afterwards in Legga Cemetery. Anna was predeceased by her parents; Mick and Christina and her husband John James who died in 2009. He had been incapacitated and hospitalised following a severe stroke thirteen years earlier. This meant that Anna had to take on the big responsibility of raising their young family as well as running the farm, which she did exceptionally well until her family grew older and more able to help her, particularly her eldest son Jack who took a keen interest in the farm. She turned to prayer and Devotions in an exceptional manner, having visited Medjugorje, Fatima, The Holy Land and Vatican City on religious retreats. It is fitting that on her last day, she was happy and fulfilled, her family grown up and doing well, minding her grandchildren and telling them what she would get them for Christmas, She was later planning to attend a Holy Hour and to return for a cup of tea with her sister-in law, Bridie. She took great pride in her sons and grandchildren and she will be deeply missed by all of them. Her six sons are deeply proud of her and are eternally thankful for everything she has done for them down through the years. Sincerest sympathy and condolences are extended to her sorrowing family, sons, John, Damien, Gerry, Pauric, Ciaran and Colm, her sisters Patricia, Bridie (USA) and brother Micheal, sister in-law Bridie, Grandchildren Ryan, Darragh and Conor, and nephews Bobby and Micheal. Rest in peace.
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