Deaths in Longford - Friday, February 15, 2019
Edward ‘Ted’ Quirke, West View Creevaghbeg, Ballymahon, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff at the Mullingar Regional Hospital, on Wednesday, February 13 of Edward ‘Ted’ Quirke, West View Creevaghbeg, Ballymahon, Longford. Predeceased by his wife Anne, sadly missed by his daughters Maria and Karen, sons-in-law Brian and Gregg, his 3 grandchildren Robert, Cian and Emma, his sisters Kathleen, Mary and Eileen, his brothers Michael and Sean, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and very kind neighbours and many friends.Rest in Peace.
Reposing in his residence this Saturday, February 16 from 4pm until 7pm. House private on Sunday morning, February 17 please. Funeral Mass on Sunday, February 17 in St Matthew's Church, Ballymahon, at 11.30am followed by burial in Forgney Cemetery. Family flowers only please.
Annie Healy (née Smyth), Pollagh, Newtowncashel, Longford
The death occurred, in her 92nd year, in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Thomond Lodge Nursing Home Ballymahon, surrounded by her loving family and friends, on Tuesday, February 12 of Annie Healy (née Smyth), Pollagh, Newtowncashel, Longford. Predeceased by her husband Michael and son James. Deeply regretted by her daughter Mary, son-in-law Jimmy, granddaughters Jenny and Michelle, great-granddaughters Bethany, Jessica and Lauren, sister Mary, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
Removal on Friday, February 15 to the Church of the Blessed Virgin, Newtowncashel for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Saints Island Cemetery. House private on Friday morning please.
Sr Brigid Grehan, Convent of Mercy , Ballymahon and, Longford Town, Longford / Offaly
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Innis Ree Nursing Home, Ballyleague, on Wednesday, February 13 of Sr Brigid Grehan, Convent of Mercy , Ballymahon and, Longford Town, Longford and late of Shannon Harbour, Co Offaly and US. Predeceased by her brothers Michael, Jack, Gerry and Brian, Sr. Brigid will be sadly missed by her sister-in-law Josephine (Banagher), her nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, her Mercy Community and a large circle of friends. May she rest in peace.
Removal on Friday, February 15 to arrive at St Matthew’s Church, Ballymahon, for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am, interment afterwards in the Convent Graveyard, Ballymahon. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.
Joe Ward, Clongowney, Mullingar, Westmeath / Mohill, Leitrim
The death occurred, suddenly, at Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar, on Tuesday, February 12 of Joe Ward, Clongowney, Mullingar, Co Westmeath and formerly of Drumcolligan, Mohill, Co Leitrim (retired An Garda Siochána). Predeceased by his brother Tom. Joe will be very sadly missed by his loving wife Helen (McCormack), sister Bernadette, cousin Anna, nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends. May Joe Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Gilsenan's Funeral Home, Mullingar on Friday, February 15 from 3pm followed by removal to the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar arriving at 6.30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday, February 16 at 12 noon followed by burial in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Marlinstown, Mullingar. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to ISPCA.
John ‘Johnnie’ Cremin, Aughnaglace, Aughavas, Leitrim / Millstreet, Cork
The death occurred, suddenly, at his home, on Monday, February 11 of John ‘Johnnie’ Cremin of Aughnaglace, Aughavas, Co Leitrim and formerly of Millstreet, Co Cork. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving family, his brother, sister, nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends. May Johnnie Rest in Peace.
A Memorial Mass will take place on Saturday, February 16 at Ballydaly Church, Millstreet, Co Cork. House private at all times please.
Teresa ‘Tessie’ Givney (née Smyth), Cunlin, Mountnugent, Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, February 13 of Teresa ‘Tessie’ Givney (née Smyth), Cunlin, Mountnugent, Cavan.
Predeceased by her loving husband Johnny and her son-in-law Kieran Flynn. Deeply mourned by her family; Margaret, John, Michael, Louis, Oliver, Catherine, Brigid and Brenda. Her daughters-in-law Anne, Margaret, Alice and Margie, sons-in-law Laurence O’Shea and Paul Campbell, her sixteen grandchildren and her great-grandson. Her sisters-in-law Matilde and Una and brother Frank, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. May her gentle soul Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass on Friday, February 15 in St Brigid’s Church, Mountnugent at 11am followed by burial in Ballinacree Cemetery. House Private on Friday morning.
Ellen ‘Nell’ Hever (née Smith), Ballinagh, Cavan / Crosskeys, Cavan / Fairview, Dublin
The death occurred, peacefully at College View Nursing Home, Cavan, on Wednesday, February 13 of Ellen ‘Nell’ Hever (née Smith), formerly Fairview, Dublin, Ballinagh, Co Cavan and Crosskeys, Co Cavan. Beloved wife of the late Pat and Mother of the late Mary Ferguson, Crosskeys. Loving mother of Helena and Michael. Sadly missed by her Family, sons-in-law Oliver Ferguson and Toss Finnegan, her beloved grandchildren David, Gráinne, Matthew, Alison and Katirei and great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, all her relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Funeral Mass on Friday morning, February 15 at 11am in St Matthew's Church, Crosskeys followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Pat Collum, Carrick Road, Drumshanbo, Leitrim / Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, in the tender loving care of the nurses and staff at St Patrick's Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, February 11 of Pat Collum, Carrick Road, Drumshanbo and formerly Breffni Crescent, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim.
Predeceased by his brothers Eamonn and Charlie, sisters Bridie and Angela. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Margaret, sons Fr.Pat (New Orleans), Martin (Keshcarrigan), Joe (Dublin), Jude (Drumsna), daughter Karen (Drumsna), son-in-law Michael, daughters-in-law Monica and Mary, grandchildren Dylan, Jack, Eva, Alisha, Leah and Sophie, brothers Eugene, Joseph, Jim and Christopher, sisters Teresa, Margo, Bernadette and Noleen, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, February 15 at 12 noon in St Mary's Church, Carrick-on-Shannon with funeral afterwards to St Mary's Cemetery, Carrick-on-Shannon.
John McHugh, The Neale, Mayo / Leitrim
The recent death has occurred of John McHugh, Twickenham, England and formerly of The Neale, Co Mayo.
Funeral Mass at St Patrick's Church, Mohill, Co Leitrim this Saturday, February 16 at 11am with burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Shane McRann, Mountallen, Drumshanbo, Roscommon
The death occurred on Wednesday, February 13 of Shane McRann, Mountallen, Drumshanbo, Roscommon, died at St James' Hospital, after a long illness.
Predeceased by his parents Jim and Nellie and his sister Evelyn. Sadly missed by his sisters Angela, Frances, Monica and Mia, niece Ella, nephews Fergal and Dereck, brother-in-laws TP, Pauric, Darryl and Derek, long standing friend and staff member Patricia, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Shivnan's Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon, from 4 to 8pm on Friday 15th February. Removal on Saturday 16th February to the Church of the Nativity, Keadue, for funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by burial immediately afterwards in old cemetery, Drumshanbo. House Private Please. Enquiries to O’Dowd’s Funeral Directors, Croghan (087) 9195202.
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