02 Oct 2022

Deaths in Longford - December 3, 2016

Deaths in Longford - December 3, 2016

Philip Brady Arva, Cavan

The recent death has occurred on Saturday, December 3 of Philip Brady Arva, Cavan. Peacefully, surrounded by his family and in the tender care of all the staff in Cavan General Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Marie and much loved father of Cathal, Gerard, Philip, Joanne, Niall, Finbar, Padraig and Michael. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his family, brothers, sisters, daughters-in-law, his treasured grandchildren, nieces and nephews, extended family, relatives and large circle of friends.

Reposing at the family home today (Saturday) with removal tomorrow (Sunday) to the Sacred Heart Church, Arva arriving at 6.30pm. Funeral Mass on Monday morning, December 5 at 12 noon followed by burial in Coronea Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Family time from 4.30pm on Sunday. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Dan Joe Daly, Dromagh, Cork / Leitrim

The recent death has occurred on Sunday, November 27 of Dan Joe Daly, Dromagh, Mallow & San Francisco, peacefully in the presence of his family,

Dan Joe, formerly of Dysart, beloved husband of Margaret (nee McCaffrey, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim), dear father of Conor & Brendan and loving brother of Pat, Michael, Breda (McCarthy), Eileen (O'Flynn), Kathleen (Collins), John & the late Matt. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, family, mother-in-law Mary, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grand-nephew, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral will take place in San Francisco. Memorial Mass will be announced later.

Thomas Dennehy, Main Street, Ballymahon, Longford

The recent death occurred, Peacefully, after a short illness in the loving care of all at Mullingar General Hospital on Friday, December 2 of Thomas Dennehy, Main Street, Ballymahon, Longford. Beloved husband of the late Nuala Dennehy (née Finnegan) and dear father of Irene, Peter, Ian and Evan. Very sadly missed by his daughters-in-law Bernie, Andrea and Gráinne, grandchildren, Tom, Jill, Fionnuala, Alison, Laura, Eoin and Niamh, his brother Denis, sisters Máire and Anna, sisters-in–law Damhnait and Peggy and brother-in–law Richard, nieces and nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing this Saturday evening, December 3, from 5pm to 9pm in Thomond Lodge, Ballymahon. Funeral on Sunday after 11.30am Mass in St Matthew's Church, Ballymahon, followed by burial in Forgney Cemetery. House private. Family flowers only. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

Phil Thomas Fitzpatrick, Drumgowla, Cloone, Co Leitrim

The recent death has occurred on Thursday December 1 of Phil Thomas Fitzpatrick, Drumgowla, Cloone, Co. Leitrim,  peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. May he rest in peace.

Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife, Maura, sons; Brendan, Kevin and Ciarán, sisters; Anna (Longford) and Joan (Aughawillan), brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, daughter-in-law Nicole, grandson, Dillon, nephew, nieces, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends. May he rest in peace.

Removal on Saturday evening December 3 to arrive at St Mary's Church, Cloone at 5pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday December 4 at 2pm with burial afterwards to the adjoining cemetery. Please note there will be no 10am Mass in Cloone on Sunday morning.

James McKenna, Kiltycreevagh, Ballinamuck, Longford

The recent death has occurred on Friday, December 2 at Cavan General Hospital of James McKenna, Kiltycreevagh, Ballinamuck, Longford. Predeceased by his parents Francis & Mary Ann. Deeply regretted by his sister Mary, brother-in-law Dave, niece Laura & family, cousins, relatives and a large circle of friends.RIP.

Reposing at the residence of his cousin, Pat & Breege Donnelly, Kiltycreevagh, on Saturday until 6pm with removal to St Patrick's Church, Ballinamuck, arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday, December 4 at 1pm, followed by burial in Ballinamuck new cemetery. House private from 6pm on Saturday.

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