Deaths in Longford - Monday, December 3, 2018 - evening
Edward Harward (Eddie) Hewitt, 9 Paraic Colum Heights, Longford Town, Longford / Ballymahon, Longford
The death occurred, suddenly, at the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar, on Saturday, December 1 of Edward Harward (Eddie) Hewitt, 9 Paraic Colum Heights, Longford town and late of Brannigan, Ballymahon, and recently in the care of the staff of Cluain Lir Care Centre, Mullingar. Son of the late Harmen and Kathleen. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters. Sadly missed by his sister Louise (England), sisters-in-law Mary (Ballymahon), Julie (New South Wales), and Patricia (USA), nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and friends. Safe in the arms of Jesus.
Reposing in St Joseph's Care Centre, Church of Ireland, Longford, this Wednesday December 5 from 5pm followed by removal to St Catherine's Church, Ballymahon, at 7pm. Funeral service on Thursday, December 6 at 1pm followed by interment in adjoining graveyard.
Eithne Lyons (née O'Brien), The Park, Strandhill Road, Sligo Town, Sligo / Carrickboy, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, on Sunday, December 2 of Eithne Lyons (née O'Brien), The Park, Strandhill Road, Sligo Town, Sligo and formerly of Carrickboy, Co Longford, & Ballykilroe, Co Westmeath. Beloved wife of the late Lally and dear mother of Kathleen & Mary. Deeply regretted by her daughters, brother Fr. Tony (Columban Father), sister Marie, grandchildren Emer & Kevin, son in law Terence, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours & friends. Rest in Peace.
Eithne's Funeral Mass will take place at 12 noon on Tuesday, December 4 in Saint Anne's Church, Ballycloughan, Co Longford, followed by burial in Abbeyshrule Cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo c/o Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors, Ballisodare, Co Sligo.
Páid McGee, Rathgar, Dublin / Aughnacliffe, Longford
The death occurred on Thursday, November 29 of Páid McGee, Rathgar, Dublin and formerly of Aughnacliffe, County Longford. Emeritus Director, Special Education Department, St Patrick’s College/DCU, Drumcondra, peacefully in the exceptional care of the staff of Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross.
Beloved husband and dearest friend of Marie (Raftery) and much loved brother of Ita (O’Dowd), Eugene and Evangeline (Cummins). Predeceased by his brother, Fr Philip, and sisters Sr Kathleen (LSU) and Alice. Páid will be deeply missed by Marie, Ita, Eugene and Evangeline, by his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews and relations, by the wider Raftery family, his former colleagues, neighbours and his many close friends.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am on Tuesday, December 4, in the Church of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, St Patrick’s Campus, DCU, Drumcondra (formerly St Patrick’s College), followed by burial at Glasnevin Cemetery. “Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis”
Jim ‘James’ Foy, Riverstown, Cloone, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital, on Sunday, December 2 of Jim ‘James’ Foy, Riverstown, Cloone, Leitrim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, brother Des (UK), sister Marian (Longford), sisters in law, brother in law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends. May He Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Glennons Funeral Home, Longford on Tuesday, December 4 from 5pm - 7pm with prayers at 6.30pm followed by removal to St Mary's Church, Cloone arriving at 8pm. Funeral mass on Wednesday, December 5 at 12 noon followed by burial in the local cemetery.
Family Flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to The Irish Cancer Society, c/o McKeon's Funeral Directors Cloone. House strictly private please.
Thomas William (Billy) Craig, Beech Grove, Mullingar, Westmeath / Sligo
The death occurred, peacefully, in the devoted care of Matron and staff of Cluain Lir Centre, on Saturday, December 1 of Thomas William (Billy) Craig - Beech Grove, Mullingar, Co Westmeath and late of Sligo and Irish Biscuits. Beloved husband of Edna and dear father of Diane (Ashmore), Wendy (Gillespie) and Malcolm; lovingly remembered by his wife and family, his cherished grandchildren, sons-in-law Roy and Miles, daughter-in-law Emer, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral Service on Tuesday, December 4 at 2pm in All Saints Church, Mullingar followed by burial in Kilbixy Cemetery, Ballynacargy. Family flowers only please; donations if desired to the M.R.I. Scanner Appeal at Mullingar Hospital. ‘At peace’.
Ellen (Nellie) Gaffney, Wardhouse, Tullaghan, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, in the exceptional care of the nurses and staff of the Sheil Hospital, Ballyshannon, on Friday, November 30 of Ellen (Nellie) Gaffney, Wardhouse, Tullaghan, Leitrim. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Gaffney. Nellie will be sadly missed and deeply regretted by the Melly and Sheerin families and all her relatives, neighbours and friends. May She Rest in Eternal Peace.
Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Tuesday, December 4 in St Patrick's Church, Tullaghan, burial afterwards in St Aidan's Cemetery, Kinlough, Co Leitrim. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if so desired, to The Sheil Hospital Patients Comfort Fund c/o Conlan and Breslin Funeral Directors. Please note that both the Gaffney residence and the Sherrin residence in Wardhouse, Tullaghan are private, please.
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