Deaths in Longford - Friday, April 19, 2019

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Deaths in Longford - Friday, April 19, 2019

Deaths in Longford - Friday, April 19, 2019

John Patsy McKenna, Ohill, Killoe, Longford

The death occurred, after an illness borne with great dignity and courage, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, April 18 of John Patsy McKenna, Ohill, Killoe, Longford.
Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Molloy) and much loved father of Jacinta, Jacqueline, Mairéad, Shane, Edel and Enda. Sadly missed by his sisters Ester, Marie and brother Gerry, his adored grandchildren Ciara, Ella, Sophie, Luke and Katie, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May he rest in peace.
Reposing in Connell's Funeral Home, Longford, this Saturday evening, April 20 from 5pm to 8pm, with prayers at 7.30pm. Removal on Sunday, April 21 to St Mary's Church, Ennybegs, for Funeral Mass at 1pm, followed by burial in Aughaboy Cemetery. House strictly private please at all times.

Lionel Vance Gouldsbury, Clonbrock, Killashee, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully, in his 88th year, in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff at Thomond Lodge Nursing Home, Ballymahon, on Thursday, April 18 of Lionel Vance Gouldsbury, Clonbrock, Killashee, Longford.
Predeceased by his brothers Adrian and Val. Sadly missed by his cousins, relatives and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at Glennon's Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road, Longford, on Sunday evening, April 21 from 5pm concluding with prayers at 8pm. Funeral Service on Monday, April 22 in St Paul's Church, Killashee, at 2pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. ‘The day thou gavest Lord is ended’.

Eva Sweeney (née Campbell), 22 St Matthew's Park, Ballymahon, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in Tullamore regional hospital, on Wednesday, April 17 of Eva Sweeney (née Campbell), 22 St Matthew's Park, Ballymahon, Longford. Predeceased by her daughter Eva Mary. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Paddy, her daughter Edel, her son's Liam and Tony, her grandchildren James, Kelly, Ciara, Aine, Liam, Jim, Sean and Eva, daughters-in-law Claire and Michelle, son-in-law Fintan, her sister Marion, brothers Tony, Liam and Oliver, sisters-in-law Maureen and Jeanette, brother-in-law Joe, nieces, nephews, cousin Packy, relatives, friends and neighbours. Rest in Peace.
Removal on Good Friday, April 19 to arrive at St Matthew’s church Ballymahon at 7.30pm. Funeral service on Saturday, April 20 at 10.30am followed by burial in Forgney cemetery.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Longford palliative care unit please.

Vera Howe (née Butow), Creevagh Beg, Ballymahon, Longford


The death occurred on Wednesday, April 17 of Vera Howe (née Butow), Creevagh Beg, Ballymahon, Longford. Predeceased by her beloved husband William. Vera will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her family daughters Shelly-Ann and (by extension) Yvette, sons Wayne and Craig, daughters in law Chantel and Kara, grandchildren James, Kayla, Luke, Emily, Tanna and Jethro, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Removal from Glennon’s Funeral Home on Saturday, April 20 to arrive at The Gospel Hall, Knockanboy, Longford for Service at 11.30am. Interment afterwards in Ballymacormack cemetery.

Mary Jo Keenan (née Gerety), Toneen, Moydow, Longford


The death occurred at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar, on Wednesday, April 17 of Mary Jo Keenan (née Gerety), Toneen, Moydow, Longford. Predeceased by her husband Mícheál. Dearly loved mother of Antoinette Garvey (Roscommon) Mel and Michael (Cloncoose). Forever missed by her loving family, her brother Patrick, sisters-in-law, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, nieces and nephews, grandchildren Michael, Niall, Niamh, Mark, Caroline, Fergal, Cathal, Aoife, Ciara and Fiona, neighbours, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
Removal on Good Friday, April 19 to St Mary's Church, Moydow, arriving for Prayer Service at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family home Eircode N39 V523.

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 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.

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