Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Karen Clarke Curran, Briskill, Newtownforbes, Longford
The death occurred on Monday, January 21 of Karen Clarke Curran, Briskill, Newtownforbes, Longford and formerly 3 O’Connell Terrace, Longford.
Karen passed away at her home in the tender loving care of her family. Karen will be forever missed by her husband Paddy, son Keith, daughter Katherina, daughter-in-law Katie, grandchildren Gemma, Conor, Chloe, Fionn and Rory, sisters Bridie woods, Maureen Moran, Florrie Curran, Debra Swaris and Bibi Byrne, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncles, aunts nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends. Her nature was loving and giving, her heart was made of gold, and to us who truly loved her, her memory will never grow old. Rest in peace Karen.
Reposing at her home on Wednesday, January 23 from 4pm until 8pm. Removal arriving to St Mary's Church, Newtownforbes, Co Longford on Thursday, January 24 for Requiem Mass at 12 noon followed with burial afterwards in the new Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Longford Palliative Care, c/o Connell Funeral Directors or any family member. House private please, at all times other than reposing time.
Roy Fitzsimons, Rathcline Road, Lanesboro, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, January 19 of Roy Fitzsimons, Rathcline Road, Lanesboro, Longford. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Maureen, daughter Shana, son Garret, son in law Duncan, daughter in law Orla, grandchildren Sam, Ben, Alfie, Matthew and Molly, brother, sisters, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. RIP.
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 22 at 12 noon in St Mary's Church, Lanesboro, followed by burial afterwards in Clonbonny Cemetery. House private on Tuesday morning, please.
Thomas Davis, Drumbad, Ballinamuck, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, after a short illness at St Vincent's Private Hospital, Dublin, on Saturday, January 19 of Thomas Davis, Drumbad, Ballinamuck, Longford. Beloved husband of Sheila. Sadly missed by his heartbroken wife, brother John (Rooskey), sisters Mary, Kathleen Berry (Mullinalaghta) and Anne Toher (Ennybegs), sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, aunt-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and many friends. RIP.
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 22 in St Patrick's Church, Ballinamuck, at 12 noon followed by burial in Ballinamuck New Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations,if desired, to Longford Hospice Homecare.
Michael ‘Mickey’ Hughes, Deanscurragh, Longford Town, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar, on Friday, January 18 of Michael ‘Mickey’ Hughes, Deanscurragh, Longford Town, Longford. Predeceased by his wife Marie (nee Halligan), Michael will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his son Dennis, daughter in law Pat, granddaughter Jill and her husband Denis, great-grandsons Will and Tom, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May he Rest in Peace.
Removal on Tuesday, January 22 to arrive at St Mel’s Cathedral for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am. Interment afterwards in Ballymacormack Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Longford Branch of the Alzheimer’s Society.
Bridget Crawford (née Kelly), 4 Cuan Mhuire, Four-Mile-House, Roscommon / Strokestown, Roscommon
The death occurred, in her 100th year, peacefully, at Roscommon University Hospital, on Saturday, January 19 of Bridget Crawford (née Kelly), 4 Cuan Mhuire, Four-Mile-House, Roscommon and formerly of March, Cambridgeshire, England, and Drummod, Strokestown. Predeceased by her husband Don. She will be sadly missed by her sorrowing nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 22 at 11am in St Brigid's Church, Four Mile House. Burial afterwards in Kiltrustan Cemetery.
Brendan Gammell, 2 Elmwood Avenue, Ranelagh, Dublin / Castlepollard, Westmeath
The death occurred, suddenly, but peacefully, in the presence of his loving family, on Friday, January 18 of Brendan Gammell, 2 Elmwood Avenue, Ranelagh, Co Dublin and formerly Hammondstown, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath. Predeceased by his brothers Philip & Fechin. Sadly missed by his brother Carl, sisters Rose, Claire, Olive & Veronica, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family & a wide circle of friends. May Brendan Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 22 at 11am in St Brigid’s Church, Ballinacree with burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the Intensive Care Unit in St Vincent’s University Hospital.
Paddy ‘Joe’ Joyce, Anville Court, St Brigid’s Street, Ballinamore, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the wonderful staff at the Ballinamore Nursing Unit. on Saturday, January 19 of Paddy ‘Joe’ Joyce, Anville Court, St Brigid’s Street, Ballinamore, Leitrim, formerly of Clonbur, Co. Galway. Rest In Peace. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife and best friend, Rosaleen (nee Cosgrove), his daughter Martina Hackett (Bornacoola), son John (Laois), daughter Rosaleen (Ballinamore), son-in-law Aidan, daughter-in-law Aideen (nee Heaslip), his grandchildren Sarah, Paul, Owen, Kieran, Michelle & Orla, his brothers and sisters; Nellie McGrath (Tuam), Michael (Eyrecourt), James (Laurencetown), Bernadette Daly (Rathfarnham) & Nuala Ryan (Rathcoole), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours & a wide circle of friends. Predeceased by his brothers, Thomas (Ballintubber) & Sean (Clonbur).
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 22 at 2pm in St Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore followed by burial in Oughteragh Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Patient Comfort Fund at Ballinamore Nursing Unit c/o Smiths Funeral Directors.
Valery Flynn, Rose Cottage, Rooskey, Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon
The death occurred, suddenly, at her home on Friday January 18 of Valery Flynn, Rose Cottage, Rooskey, Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon.
Valery, sadly missed by her husband Richard, daughter Serena, her relatives, neighbours and friends. At Rest. Private cremation will take place on Friday, January 25.
Muriel Gilchrist (née Flanagan), Drumdart, Eslin Bridge, Mohill, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, in her 98th year, surrounded by her family in the loving care of the staff at Aras Carolan, Mohill, on Sunday, January 20 of Muriel Gilchrist (nee Flanagan), Drumdart, Eslin Bridge, Mohill, Leitrim.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Joe and cherished mother of her daughter Helen (Dugdale). Sadly missed by her loving family, son in law John, granddaughters Emilie, Heather, Sophie, Sarah, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
The Funeral Mass to celebrate a long and wonderful life, well lived will be held in St Patrick's Church, Mohill, on Tuesday January 22 at 11am, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Veronica Young (née Carty), Rooskey, Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon
The death occurred, peacefully in London, of Veronica Young (née Carty), Venner Road, Sydenham, London and late of Rooskey, Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon.
Veronica, predeceased by her brother Dermot she will be very sadly missed by her loving family, her daughter Maureen (Waldron), sons Des and Brian, son-in-law Dave, grandchildren, relatives and a large circle of friends. May She Rest In Peace.
Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday, January 23 at 12.30pm in Our Lady & St Philip Neri RC Church, 208 Sydenham Road, SE26 5SE. Burial afterwards in Hither Green Cemetery, Verdant Lane, SE6 1JX. Condolences for the late Veronica Young may be left in private at www.kilgarriffs.ie/deathnotices
Patrick James ‘Jim’ Quinn, Ballinamore, Leitrim / Boyle, Roscommon
The death occurred on Wednesday, January 9 of Patrick James ‘Jim’ Quinn, Manchester, Boyle and formerly Longford, in Manchester.
Predeceased by his wife Peg Gormley, formerly of Corachole, Ballinamore and his daughter Pattie. Much loved father of Mary, Phil and Stephen, father-in-law of Chris, grandfather of five and great-grandfather of eight, brother, brother-in-law & uncle. Rest in Peace.
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 22 in St Patrick's Church, Ballinamore at 11am with burial afterwards in Oughteragh Cemetery, Ballinamore.
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