Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - evening
James Anthony (Jimmy) Farrell, Grillagh, Ardagh, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, after a long illness bravely borne, surrounded by his family and in the loving care of the nurses and staff at St. Joseph's Care Centre, Dublin Road, Longford, on Monday, May 13 of James Anthony (Jimmy) Farrell, Grillagh, Ardagh, Longford. Predeceased by his sister Kathleen and his brothers Cathal, Tom and Fergus. Sadly missed by his loving wife Susan and his daughters Ann Pocock (Sallins, Co Kildare) and Evelyn Daniels (Kilmaley, Co Clare), his sons Fergus (Rochfortbridge, Co Westmeath) and Seamus (Calverstown, Co Kildare), his sister Bridget (USA) and his brother John (Leixlip, Co Kildare), daughters-in-law Jeanne and Denise, sons-in-law John and Brendan, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends. Rest in peace.
Reposing at his home in Grillagh on Wednesday, May 15 from 5pm until 9pm. Removal on Thursday, May 16 to St Brigid's Church, Ardagh, arriving for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family Home Eircode N39 EO67.
Michael (Mick) Murphy, Ballinacross, Granard, Longford / Cuffesgrange, Kilkenny
The death occurred, peacefully, at the Regional Hospital, Tullamore surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, May 14 of Michael (Mick) Murphy, Ballinacross, Granard, Longford and formerly of Ballykeefe, Cuffesgrange, Kilkenny. Sadly missed by his wife Bridie, his sons Johnny, Micky, and David, daughters Peggy, Eileen, and Regina, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren and great grand-child, relatives, friends and neighbours. May He Rest in Peace.
Reposing at his residence on Wednesday, May 15 from 3pm to 9pm. Removal on Thursday morning, May 16 to St Mary’s Church, Granard for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by interment in Granardkill New Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Dialysis Unit Tullamore Regional Hospital. House private at all other times, please.
Fr Michael Guckian, Oblate Community, House of Retreat, Inchicore, Dublin / Roscommon
The death occurred, following an accident, on Saturday, May 11 of Fr Michael Guckian OMI, Oblate Community, House of Retreat, Inchicore, Dublin 8 and formerly Drumboylan, Co Roscommon and the Philippines.
Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Mai, sisters Freda (Sr Agnes) and Maisie Smith, brother Eugene. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers John (Drumboylan) and Thomas (Junie) (Leitrim village), sister Agnes Taylor (Knockvicar and formerly Leixlip), sister-in-law Catherine, brother-in-law Mike, nephews, nieces, grand- nephews, grand- nieces. Sadly missed by the Oblate Community, staff and parishioners of Mary Immaculate, Inchicore and a wide circle of relatives and friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at the home of his nephew Gerard Guckian (Drumboylan) on Wednesday, May 15 from 1pm until 5pm with removal to St Patrick's Church, Drumboylan, arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday, May 16 at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Kiltoghert Cemetery. Mass will be offered at 7pm on Friday, May 17 in the Oblate Church of Mary Immaculate, Inchicore. "Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam".
Philip Fox, Aughaguinea, Drumshanbo, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital, on Monday, May 13 of Philip Fox, Aughaguinea, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim.
Sadly missed by his heartbroken wife, Teresa, his sister Marie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephew Colin, cousins, relatives and many friends and neighbours. May He Rest In Peace.
Reposing at St Patrick's Hospital Mortuary, Carrick-on-Shannon on Wednesday, May 15 from 5pm until 7pm followed by removal to St Patrick's Church, Drumshanbo, arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday, May 16 at 11 am with burial afterwards in New Cemetery.
Glen Lee, 8 St Bridget’s, Mullingar, Westmeath / Granard, Longford
The death occurred, after a short illness, surrounded by his heartbroken family in Tullamore General Hospital, on Saturday, May 11 of Glen Lee, 8 St Bridget’s, Mullingar, Westmeath and formerly Longford Town and Granard. Predeceased by his parents Connie and Maureen. Glen will be forever missed by his brothers Noel and Alan, sisters-in-law Pamela and Lisa, girlfriend Caroline, nephews Conor and Simon, nieces Samantha and Rachel, uncles Pat Lee (Granard), Lal Lee (Mullingar) and Pete Farrell (Moydow), aunts Teresa Connell (Moydow), Frances Farrell (Moydow) and Marian Conboy (Longford), cousins, neighbours and his many friends.
His nature was loving and giving, His heart was made of gold, And to us who truly loved him, His memory will never grow old.Glen Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, May 14 at 11am in St Mary's Church, Granard, Co Longford, followed with cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Rd, Cavan at 2pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Oncology Ward,Tullamore General Hospital, c/o Connell Funeral Directors or any family member.
Kay Harris (née Kearney), Scotshouse, Redhills, Cavan
The death has occurred of Kay Harris (nee Hearney) Kent, England & formerly of Redhills, Scotshouse. Beloved daughter of Peter and Rosaleen Hearney, sister of Mona Crowe, Drumlion, Ballinagh and Ursula Brownless, Galway. Deeply regretted by her husband Michael, sons Mark, Sean and Conor and her six adored grandchildren.
Funeral Mass and Cremation in Kent on Thursday, May 16. May She Rest in Peace.
Francis Shanley, Currycramp, Bornacoola, Leitrim
The death occurred, suddenly, after a traffic accident in Australia, on Wednesday, May 8 of Francis Shanley, Currycramp, Bornacoola, Leitrim.
House strictly private please.
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