Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Margaret Rose McGrane (née Donlon), No 22 Demesne, Longford Town, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in Mullingar General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, April 15 of Margaret Rose McGrane (née Donlon), No 22 Demesne, Longford Town, Longford. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Katie, brother Tommy, sisters Olive and her twin Josephine. Margaret will be forever missed by her husband James, sons Jason and Morgan, daughters Emma, Una, Claire and Olive, grandchildren Andrew, Abigail, Jack, Hannah and Liam, brothers P.J, Larry and Mattie, sisters Mary, Geraldine and Pauline, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. May She Rest In Peace.
Reposing in Connells Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford N39N66, on Wednesday, April 17 from 6pm concluding with prayers at 8pm. Removal on Thursday, April 18 to St Mel's Cathedral, Longford, for Funeral Liturgy at 11am, followed by burial in Moydow Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to St Joseph Patient Comfort Fund, Longford, c/o of Connell's Funeral Directors or any family member.
The family would like to thank the Doctors, Nurses and staff In Mullingar General Hospital especially all in ICU for looking after Margaret so well.
Anne Marie Benson (née Pedersen), Knockloughlin, Longford / Sandyford, Dublin
The death occurred, peacefully, at St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown, on Monday, April 15 of Anne Marie Benson (née Pedersen), Knockloughlin, Longford and formerly of Sandyford, Dublin. Beloved wife of Geoffrey and dear mother of Jennifer, Lisa and Stephen. Sadly missed by her loving husband, daughters, son, grandchildren Conor, Bryn, Evan, Nathan and Stella, sons-in-law Danny and Noel, Stephen’s partner Kristina, brother Erik, nephew Jakob, her dear friend Nete, sisters-in-law Eleanor and Elizabeth, relatives and friends.
A Civil Funeral Service will be held in The Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross on Thursday afternoon, April 18 at 4pm. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to St Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown or St Christopher’s Services, Longford.
Margaret T (Gretta) McCabe, Beaghmore, Carrigallen, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, in Cavan General Hospital, on Wednesday, April 17 of Margaret T McCabe, (known as Gretta), Beaghmore, Carrigallen, Co Leitrim.
Deeply regretted by her loving sister Leila, relatives, neighbours and many friends.
Reposing at her residence on Holy Thursday, April 18 from 3 to 8pm and on Good Friday, April 19 from 4.30 to 8pm. Remains arriving at St Mary’s Church, Carrigallen for Funeral Liturgy at 11am on Holy Saturday, April 20. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Johnny Flynn, 5 Cedarwood Drive, Monksland, Athlone, Roscommon / Granard, Longford
The death occurred, unexpectedly, on Sunday, April 14 of Johnny Flynn, 5 Cedarwood Drive, Monksland, Athlone, Roscommon and formerly of St Colmcille's Terrace, Granard, Co Longford. (Retired Irish Army).
Predeceased by his beloved son David and sister Lil Farrelly. Sadly missed by his loving family Caroline, Elizabeth, John, Kevin and Robert, sister Joan Hynes, brothers Hughie, Ned and Paddy, grandchildren Bronagh, William, Molly and Maisie B. son-in-law Willie, in-laws, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends. May He Rest in Peace.
Requiem Mass on Wednesday, April 17 in S.S. Peter & Paul's Church at 11am followed by burial afterwards in Drum Cemetery. House Private on Wednesday morning please.
Noel Mitchell, Newtown, Whitehall, Tarmonbarry, Roscommon
The death occurred, suddenly at St James' Hospital, Dublin, in his 80th year, on Monday, April 15 of Noel Mitchell, Newtown, Whitehall, Tarmonbarry, Roscommon.
Beloved husband of Sally, much loved father of Sheena, Ronan and Edel, father-in-law of Benny, Paul and Sarah-Jane, loving grandad of Kian and Conor and dearest brother of Larry, Oliver, Antoinette, Rory, Paddy and Leo. He will be sadly missed by his sorrowing family, extended family of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces and a large circle of friends, especially all in St Barry's GAA club and his loyal dog Roxy. May He Rest In Peace.
Removal on Wednesday, April 17, to the Sacred Heart Church, Whitehall, to arrive for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilbarry Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of, if desired, to Roscommon-Mayo Hospice.
Teresa Clyne (née Finlay), Lahard, Ballinamore, Leitrim
The death occurred on Sunday, April 14 of Teresa Clyne (nee Finlay), Lahard, Ballinamore, Leitrim.
She will be sadly missed by her family Pauline, Teresa, Jean, Tommy, Frances, Tony, Sheila, Seán & Aidan, grandchildren, extended family, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Funeral Mass on Wednesday, April 17 in St Patrick's Church, Ballinamore at 12 noon followed by burial in Oughteragh Cemetery, Ballinamore.
Andrew Gaffney, Bracklyn, Delvin, Westmeath / Maynooth, Kildare
The death occurred, peacefully, in hospital after a short illness, on Monday, April 8 of Andrew Gaffney, Birmingham, England & formerly of Bracklyn, Westmeath. Sadly missed by his loving sons David, Stephen, Mark, extended family, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday morning, April 17 at 11am in The Church of the Assumption, Castletown, Delvin, followed by burial afterwards in Delvin Cemetery, Collinstown Road.
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