Deaths in Longford - Thursday, December 12, 2019
Brother Mel (Luke) Kenny, Ballsbridge, Dublin / Ballymahon, Longford
The death occurred on Wednesday, December 11 of Mel (Luke) Kenny (Marist Brothers, Marian College, Ballsbridge, D 4 and Dernagolia, Ballymahon, Co Longford) in the excellent care of the Doctors and Nurses of the ICU at St Vincent’s University Hospital, surrounded by his family and confreres, following a short illness.
Predeceased by his parents, William and Annie, brothers Paddy (Carlow), Bill (Ballymahon) sisters Annie (Clare) and Mary (Dublin). He will be sadly missed by his sister Margaret, sister-in-law Kathleen, nieces and nephews, cousins and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at the Marist Brothers Oratory, Marian College on Friday, December 13 from 2pm with removal to St Mary Star of the Sea Church, Sandymount arriving at 5pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 14 at 11am followed by burial in Marist Brothers plot Cornamagh Cemetery, Athlone. Family flowers only, please.
Michael Nevin, The Demesne, Longford Town, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the nurses and staff of St Joseph’s Care Centre, Longford, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, December 9 of Michael Nevin, The Demesne, Longford town. Predeceased by his sister Kathleen (Gurren).
Michael will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his beloved wife Rosaleen, daughters Catherine Keane (Ardagh) and Sandra Dunbar (Dunboyne), sons Michael (Longford) and Fergus (Melbourne), brothers Seán, Mattie and Gerry, sister Mary Tiernan, daughters-in-law Bríd and Deirdre, sons-in-law Martin and Marc, grandchildren Aisling, Emer, Dearvla, Tara, Ronan, Orla, Ciara, Fergal, Sinead, Conor, Niamh, James and Niall, great-grandchild Harry, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.
Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday, December 12 in St Mel’s Cathedral, Longford at 11am followed by Cremation at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, at 2pm. No flowers please, donations, if desired, to St Joseph’s Care Centre Patient Comfort Fund, c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member. House private please.
Mel Tiernan, Drumgowla, Cloone, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and family, on Wednesday, December 11 of Mel Tiernan, Drumgowla, Cloone, Leitrim. Predeceased by his brother Brian. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife; Mary, son; Seamus, daughters; Mary (Cott), Geraldine and Gráinne (McGowan), sons-in-law; Maurice and Damien, doting grandchildren; Leah, Emer, Iarla and Aidan, brothers; Peter and Jim, sister; Mary, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, kind neighbours and friends. May Mel Rest in Peace.
Reposing at the residence of his daughter Gráinne (Eircode N41 XP21) on Thursday, December 12 from 5.30pm - 8.30pm. Remains to arrive at St Mary's Church, Cloone, on Friday, December 13 for Funeral Mass at 12 noon with burial afterwards to the local cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, care of McKeon's Funeral Directors, Cloone. House private outside of reposing hours, please. Please note there will be a one way traffic system in place.
Colum Brady, Drumcondra, Dublin / Aughavas, Leitrim
The death occurred on Tuesday, December 10 of Colum Brady, late of Drumcondra and formerly of Corraneary, Aughavas, Co Leitrim. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Maureen, son Enda, daughters Caraíosa, Orla and Aoife, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren Jack, Tara, Eoin, Fionn, Euan, his brothers Dermot, Aidan and Fintan, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, friends and neighbours.
Reposing at the Kirwan Funeral Home, Fairview Strand, on Friday evening, December 13 from 5pm to 7pm. Removal on Saturday morning, December 14 to the Church of St Vincent de Paul, Marino, arriving for 10am Requiem Mass, with Funeral thereafter to Dardistown Crematorium. May he Rest in Peace.
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