Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Alan Walsh

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Alan Walsh

Longford Leader death notices

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Anthony Carberry, Farneyhoogan, Longford and formerly of St Mel's Road, Longford Town, Longford
The death occurred, suddenly at his home, on Monday, November 6 of Anthony ''Badger'' Carberry, Farneyhoogan, Longford and formerly of St Mel's Road, Longford Town, Longford. Brother of the late baby Gerard, also Gerry and Mary and uncle to niece Ava. Deeply regretted and greatly missed by his parents Tony and Lily, son Tony, brothers Wayne, Kieran and Michael, sisters Adell (Dunleavy) and Alicia, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, Godson, cousins, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass on Thursday, November 9 in St Mel's Cathedral, Longford at 11am followed by cremation at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan at 2.30pm. No flowers please by request. Donations, if desired, to Longford Counselling Services care of Kelly’s Funeral Directors, Dublin Road, Longford.


Thomas Clabby, Templeogue, Dublin / Lanesboro, Longford
The death occurred on Sunday, November 5 of Thomas Clabby, Templeogue, Dublin and formerly Lisnacusha, Lanesboro, Co Longford, peacefully at St Vincent’s University Hospital.
Beloved husband of May and dear father of Gerard and Liam. Brother of the late PJ and Dympna (Dee). Very sadly missed by his family, daughters-in-law Marion and Emma Jane, his loving and much loved grandchildren Grace, Hannah and Daniel, brothers John and William, sister Marcella, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Special thanks to all the staff of The Marlay Nursing Home for their loving care and kindness.
Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, Templeogue Village on Wednesday, November 8 from 4pm to 6pm. Removal on Thursday morning November 9 to St Pius X Church, Templeogue, for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by burial at Bohernabreena Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Irish Heart Foundation. All further enquiries to Massey Bros. Templeogue Village, 01 4907601.

Maureen Sheridan (née O'Reilly), Robinstown, Granard, Longford
The death occurred on Sunday, November 5 of Maureen Sheridan (nee O'Reilly), Robinstown, Granard, Longford, peacefully in the loving care of her family, the nurses and staff of Portiuncula Nursing Home, Multyfarnham.
Predeceased by her husband John, sisters Anna (Farrell), Rosaleen (Farrelly), and brother Paddy. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, sons Brian, Shane, Liam, Mel, Paul, Colm, Felim and daughters Mary and Ita, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers Brendan (Killashandra), Jim-Joe (Epsom, England) and sister Chrissie (Glasgow), her adored grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

Funeral Mass on Wednesday, November 8 at 11am  in St Mary’s Church, Granard, followed by burial in Granardkille Old Cemetery.

Dermot Smith, 14 Cherrymount, Keadue Lane, Cavan Town, Cavan / Aughnacliffe, Longford
The death occurred on Monday, November 6 of Dermot Smith, 14 Cherrymount, Keadue Lane, Cavan and formerly Aughnacliffe, Co Longford, peacefully in the loving care of his family and the staff at Cavan General Hospital.
Beloved husband of Irene and devoted father of Jackie, Alice, David ‘Duxy’, Martina, Dermot and Eithne. Sadly missed by his loving family, daughters-in-law Geraldine and Gina, sons-in-law Kevin, Eamon, Gav and Tommy, his adored grandchildren Stacey, Christopher, Sean, Cara, Ryan, Ellie, Emma, Sara and Mia, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, all his relatives and many friends. May he rest in peace.
Funeral Mass on Wednesday, November 8 at 12noon in the Cathedral of Saints Patrick & Felim, Cavan followed by burial in Cullies Cemetery.

Esther McKiernan (née Sheridan), Churchtown, Dublin / Moyne, Longford
The death occurred on Sunday, November 5 of Esther McKiernan (née Sheridan), Churchtown, Dublin 14 and formerly of Legga, Moyne, Co Longford and ex nursing staff of Clonskeagh Hospital, peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Mountpleasant Lodge Nursing Home, Kilcock.
Beloved wife of the late Brian, loving and much loved mother of Marie (Purcell), adoring and proud granny of Ann-Marie, Vivien and Philip, and great-grandmother of Megan. Very deeply regretted by her daughter, son-in-law James, grandchildren, great granddaughter, Philip’s wife Sarah, dear brother Joe (Abbeylara) sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and carers. Rest in Peace.
Funeral Mass on Wednesday, November 8 at 10.30am in the Church of the Holy Cross, Dundrum, followed by burial at St Mary’s Cemetery, Ballymore Eustace, Co Kildare.

Teresa Gaffney, Acres, Cavan
The death occurred recently of Teresa Gaffney, Acres, Cavan and Chicago, U.S.A. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing sister Margaret, relatives neighbours and friends. Removal on Saturday morning to arrive at St Felim's Church, Ballinagh, for Funeral Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. May she rest in peace.

Teresa Grimm (nee McGarry), New York City and formerly Mohill, Co Leitrim

Teresa Grimm (nee McGarry), recently deceased in New York City aged 91. Born in Mohill, Co. Leitrim. Sister of the late Philomena McCartin (nee McGarry), and sister-in-law of Eddie McCartin, Drumgowna, Mohill. Survived by her sister Mary Josephine Gentry, Hastings, U.K. Mourned by her children: Katherine, Cordelia, and Jay Grimm, their spouses and grandchildren, in the U.K. and America.


Paddy Reynolds, Cappagh, Mohill, Leitrim
The death occurred on Monday, November 6 of Paddy Reynolds, Cappagh, Mohill, Co Leitrim, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.
Predeceased by his brothers. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May he Rest In Peace.
Removal to St Patrick's Church, Mohill on Wednesday morning November 8 for funeral mass at 11am followed by burial to the local cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired to The Patient Comfort Fund, Sligo University Hospital c/o McKeon's Funeral Directors, Cloone.


Elizabeth Galligan (née Creegan), Cootehill Road, Cavan Town, Cavan / Cloone, Leitrim
The death occurred on Monday, November 6 of Elizabeth Galligan (nee Creegan) Cootehill Road, Cavan and formerly Cloone, Co Leitrim, peacefully at her home in the loving care of her family, in her 96th year.
Beloved wife of the late Jack Galligan and devoted mother of Marie, Seán and Christina. Sadly missed by her loving family, son-in-law Peter, daughter-in-law Breda, her adored grandchildren, Conor, Regan and Caoimhe, her nephews, nieces, neighbours, all her relatives and many friends. May she rest in peace.
Removal from her home on Wednesday, November 8 at 2pm on foot, to the Cathedral of Saints Patrick & Felim, Cavan arriving for Funeral Mass at 2.30pm. Burial afterwards in St Brigid's Cemetery, Killygarry. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu would be appreciated to St. Vincent de Paul, Cavan, C/o McMahon Funeral Directors, Farnham Road, Cavan or any family member.

John Joseph ‘Jackie’ Gallagher, Church Street, Ballinamore, Leitrim / Glenade, Leitrim

The death occurred, peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at Oakview Nursing Home, Belturbet, on Tuesday, November 7 of John Joseph ‘Jackie’ Gallagher, Church Street, Ballinamore, Leitrim  and formerly Glenade, Leitrim. Beloved husband of Tess and loving father of Máirín, Niall, Finola and Aileen and father-in-law of Lorraine. Much loved Grandad (Gaga) of Wendy, David, Keva, Dale, Naoise and Jack. He will be sadly missed by his sister, Kathleen (Grange, Sligo) and brother, Aiden (Enniscrone), his extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his home on Wednesday, November 8 from 3pm to 10pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday, November 9 at 12 noon in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore followed by interment in Oughteragh Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations, in lieu, if desired to The Parkinson’s Assoc. of Ireland c/o Smith’s Funeral Directors. Ar dhéis Dé go raibh a anam.


Patrick ‘Paddy’ Flood, Hilltown, Castlepollard, Westmeath

The death occurred on Saturday, November 4 of Patrick ‘Paddy’ Flood, Hilltown, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath; peacefully, at his residence.
Deeply regretted by his brother Jimmy and sister Sheila; brother-in-law, nephews, niece, cousins, relatives, and a large circle of neighbours and friends. May he rest in peace.
Funeral Mass on Thursday, November 9 in St Feichin's Church, Fore at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Mary's Cemetery, Collinstown.


Fr PJ Cumiskey, Green Road, Mohill, Leitrim
The death occurred on Wednesday, November 1 of Fr PJ Cumiskey, Green Road, Mohill, Leitrim, passed away peacefully in Wanganui, New Zealand in his 97th year. He was predeceased by his parents Charlie and Katie (nee Monaghan), sister Maura Faughnan (Annaduff) and brother John (Ballinamore). Sadly missed by his brothers Fr Cathal CSsR (Dundalk), Micheal (Mohill), sister Teasie Reynolds (Dublin), sister in law Sheila, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, great grand nephew, great grand nieces, Bishop Charles Drennan, Bishop Emeritus Peter Cullinane, fellow priests of the Diocese of Palmerston North, relatives and friends.
His Funeral Mass takes place in Wanganui on Thursday, November 9. Requiescat In Pace. Fr PJ was educated at Mohill Boys National School, St Mel's College Longford and All Hallows College Drumcondra, Dublin. He was ordained a priest in All Hallows on Sunday, June 30, 1946, and celebrated his first Mass in St. Patrick's Church, Mohill. His priestly ministry was spent entirely in New Zealand (Wellington (lower lotts), Christchurch, Taihape, Palmerston North and Wanganui). Euntes Docete Omnes Gentes.

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