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Deaths in Longford - Monday, October 29, 2018

Deaths in Longford - Monday, October 29, 2018

Deaths in Longford - Monday, October 29, 2018

John Reynolds, Milltown, Dublin / Longford

The death occurred on Thursday, October 25 of John Reynolds, Milltown, Dublin/ Longford, a beloved and cherished brother and friend.
Predeceased by his parents Jim and Anne. Deeply mourned by Angela, James, Orlagh, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews James, Alex, Jack, Tom, James, niece Georgia, his POD family, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.
Reposing at Rom Massey & Sons Funeral Home, Cranford Centre, Stillorgan Road, Dublin 4 (D04 X446) on Wednesday, October 31 from 5pm until 8pm. Removal on Thursday, November 1 to arrive at The Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook for Requiem Mass at 2.30pm, followed by private cremation at Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross.

William ‘Willie’ O'Leary, Templemichael Terrace, Longford Town, Longford

The death occurred on Saturday, October 27 of William ‘Willie’ O'Leary, Templemichael Terrace, Longford Town, Longford. Willie will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family Mary, Shane, Mickey, Maureen, Jimboy, Billyboy, Paddy, Irene, Sharon and Karen, brother Seamie, sisters Mai, Nelly and Dyna, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.
Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road, on Monday, October 29 from 4pm until 6pm with prayers at 5pm. Removal to arrive at St Mel’s Cathedral for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Tuesday, October 30 interment afterwards in Ballymacormack Cemetery.

Joe Freeman, Rooskey, Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon
The death occurred on Sunday, October 28 of Joe Freeman, Rooskey, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon, peacefully in his 96th year, at the Oakwood Nursing Home, Ballaghaderreen.
Predeceased by his wife Mary. Sadly missed by his loving family, his sons Seán, Martin and Tom, sister Chris (NY), his eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law Della, Catherine and Geraldine, sister-in-law Mae, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. May He Rest In Peace.
Joe will repose in The Sharkey Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen, on Tuesday, October 30 from 5pm. Removal at 7.30pm to St Nathy's Cathedral arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday, October 31 at 11am, followed by interment in Kilcolman cemetery.

Mary Gaffney (née McGovern), Lear, Mohill, Leitrim / Gortletteragh, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, in her 93rd year, surrounded by her loving family in the excellent care of the staff at Our Lough Erril Private Nursing Home, Mohill, on Thursday, October 25 of Mary Gaffney (née McGovern), Lear, Mohill, Leitrim / Gortletteragh, Leitrim. Predeceased by her husband Larry. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving family, her children; Declan and Noeleen, daughter-in-law and son-in-law, her 5 grandchildren, nieces, nephew and extended family, neighbours and friends. May Mary Rest in Peace.
Funeral mass on Monday, October 29 at 12 noon in St Mary's Church, Gortletteragh followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private outside of reposing times please.

Ray Whelan, Rathwire, Killucan, Westmeath / Crumlin, Dublin
The death occurred, peacefully, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, October 25 of Ray Whelan, Greenfield Heights, Rathwire, Killucan, Co Westmeath and formerly of Donaghmede and Crumlin. Sadly missed by his devoted wife Marie, his children Liam, Jodi, Ray Jnr and Dermot, Jackie, sisters Rita and Moira, brother Thomas, grandchildren Sarah, David, Alex, Laura, Luke and Eoin, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
Funeral Mass on Monday, October 29 in St Joseph’s Church, Rathwire at 11am, with burial afterwards in local cemetery.

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