Deaths in Longford - Thursday, October 24, 2019
Michael Keane, Cloonadra, Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Roscommon
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, on Wednesday, October 23, of Michael Keane, Cloonadra, Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Roscommon. He will be very sadly missed by his loving daughter Sinéad, son Jonathan, brother Oliver, sisters Margaret Bourke and Bridie Lavin, son-in-law Shane Flanagan, grandson Rían, nephews Edmund, Conor and Ronan, brothers-in-law Eddie and Gabriel, aunt Tess, uncle Bill, cousins, neighbours and friends. May he Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Smyth’s Funeral Home, Roscommon on Friday evening, October 25 from 6.30pm until 8.15pm followed by removal to St Mary’s Church, Ballagh. Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday, October 26 at 11am. Burial afterwards in Cloontuskert Cemetery.
Thomas Joseph (Tommy Joe) McGann, Derrylough, Kenagh, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in Mullingar General Hospital surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, October 22, of Thomas Joseph (Tommy Joe) McGann, Derrylough, Kenagh, Longford.
Pre-deceased by his wife Mary (née Matthews), he will be sadly missed by his sons and daughters, Siobhan (Carroll), Gerry, Denise (Hughes), Lorraine (Kiernan), Edel (O'Malley), Noelle (Gillen), Joseph, Enda, Ciaran and Ashling (O'Donnell), his brother Michael (London), grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at the home of his son Enda, Derryveigh, Kenagh (N39 X682) on Thursday afternoon, October 24 from 2pm until 9pm. Funeral Mass on Friday, October 25 at 11.30am in St Dominic's Church, Kenagh, followed by burial in Kilcommock Cemetery. House private at all other times please. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, to the Carers Association Longford.
Elizabeth Quinn-Shields (née Quinn), No 3A Park Road, Longford Town, Longford
The death occurred, suddenly, at her home, on Monday, October 21 of Elizabeth Quinn-Shields (née Quinn), No 3A Park Road, Longford town and formerly from 98' Teffia Park, Longford. She is predeceased by her parents Joe and Bella, sisters Kathleen Fitzgerald and Mary Cox.
Elizabeth will be forever missed by her heartbroken husband Martin, sisters Anne, Patricia and Martina, brothers-in-law Kitta, Jarlath, Paddy, Cyril and Jimmy, sisters-in-law Beverly, Esther and Sheila, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, neighbours and her many good friends especially Breda Doherty, Mary Rogers, Eileen Reilly and Joan Moore (Manchester, England).
Thank you for loving and sharing, For giving and for caring, God bless you and keep you, Until we meet Again Elizabeth. Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass in St Mel's Cathedral, Longford on Thursday, October 24 at 11am followed by burial in Ballymacormack Cemetery. Family home private please.
Michael Brendan Reilly, Urble, Ballinagh, Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully at Wythenshawe Hospital Manchester surrounded by his family, on Monday, September 30 of Michael Brendan Reilly, Manchester, England and formerly of Urble, Ballinagh, Co Cavan. Sadly missed and always remembered by his loving family, relatives and friends. May he Rest In Peace.
Prayers and a blessing will take place at St Mary’s church Bruskey, Ballinagh, Co Cavan on Friday, October 25 at 11am followed by burial in Mullaghboy cemetery.
Alice Duke (née Daly), Mosshill, Strokestown, Roscommon
The death occurred, peacefully at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, on Monday, October 21 of Alice Duke (née Daly), Mosshill, Strokestown, Roscommon. Predeceased by her husband Martin. Much loved mother of Clement, David and Fiona. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, daughters-in-law Bernie and Edel, grandchildren Lauryn, Sam and Evan, brothers Raymond and Johnny, sisters Rose and Philomena, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace.
Removal on Friday, October 25 to The Half Parish Church to arrive for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Strokestown Cemetery. House private please.
Vera Cosgrove (née Bartley), Comagh, Ballyconnell, Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital, in the presence of her loving family, on Tuesday, October 22 of Vera Cosgrove (nee Bartley), Comagh, Co Cavan via Ballinamore, Co Leitrim and latterly College View Nursing Home, Cavan.
Predeceased by her husband John, son Cyril, parents and brother Vincent. Much loved mother of Thelma Gilleran (Belturbet), Vincent (San Francisco), Veronica McGovern (Ballyconnell), Sinéad Conefrey (Fenagh) & Iain (Derryragh). Sadly missed by her brother Noel, sisters Nuala Lewis, Geraldine Mc Inerney & Mary Galligan, daughters & sons-in-law, sisters & brothers-in-law, dearly loved grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
Requiem Mass in St Patrick's Church, Kilnavart on Thursday, October 24 at 12 noon. Interment in the adjoining cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to The Coronary Care Unit, Cavan General Hospital c/o undertaker.
Joe Byrne, Dring, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of his family in England, on Thursday, October 10 of Joe Byrne, Leicester, England and formerly of Dring PO, Co Longford. Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Philomena and Teresa, Dring, Co Longford.
Burial in England on October 31. Memorial Mass in St Joseph's Church, Purth, Co Longford on Friday, October 25 at 6.30pm.
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