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Deaths in Longford - Sunday, January 12, 2020 - evening

Deaths in Longford - Sunday, January 12, 2020 - evening

Deaths in Longford - Sunday, January 12, 2020 - evening

Helen O'Hara, 15 Ward Terrace, Longford Town, Longford / Granard, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in the excellent care of the staff at St Joseph’s Care Centre Longford, on Sunday, January 12  of Helen O'Hara, 15 Ward Terrace, Longford Town, Longford and formerly of Main Street, Granard and formerly known as Sr Mel of the Sisters of Mercy Granard, Co Longford. Predeceased by her brothers Johnny, Fr. Ned and Paddy, her sister Catherine. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May she Rest In Peace.
Reposing at St Joseph’s Church, Dublin Road, Longford, on Tuesday, January 14 from 4pm to 6pm, followed by removal to St Mary’s Church, Granard, arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, January 15, at 11am with burial afterwards in Granardkill Cemetery.

Kathleen (Kay) Gaven (née Walshe), Wimbledon, England / Darogue, Ballymahon, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully in England , on Sunday, November 17, 2019,  of Kathleen (Kay) Gaven (née Walshe), Wimbledon, England and formerly Darogue, Ballymahon, Longford. Kay will be forever missed by her loving family and friends here in Ireland and England. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Rest in Peace Kay.
Funeral Mass on Thursday, January 16 at 11am in St Matthew's Church, Ballymahon, Co Longford, followed with the burial of Kay's ashes in Shrule Cemetery.

Edward Nealon, The Green, Lanesboro, Longford / Castlepollard, Westmeath

The death occurred, peacefully, at home surrounded by his family, on Friday, January 10, 2020 of Edward Nealon, The Green, Lanesboro, Longford and formerly of Castlepollard, Co Westmeath. Edward will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family, wife Marian, daughters Annamarie Kelly (Roscommon), Sonja Kelly (Roscommon) and Éadaoin Smyth (Derryhaun), sons Francis (UK), Eddie (UK) and Caoibhín, sister Kate O’Toole (Castlepollard), sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.
Removal on Monday, January 13 to arrive at St.Mary’s Church, Lanesboro for Mass of the Resurrection at 1pm. Interment afterwards in Clonbonny Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donation if desired to Longford Palliative Care, c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member.

Liam Farrell, Aughamore, Rooskey, Leitrim
The death occurred, suddenly, on Sunday, January 12 of Aughamore, Rooskey, Dromod, Co. Leitrim. Funeral arrangements later.

George Lloyd, Cumminstown, Ballynacargy, Westmeath

The death occurred, peacefully, at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, January 10 of George Lloyd, Cumminstown, Ballynacargy, Westmeath. Beloved husband of Caroline and much loved father of Colin, he will be dearly missed by his wife and son, sister Carol, brother-in-law Gary, Colin's partner Katie, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and his many, many friends.
Reposing at Shaw's Funeral Home, Bishopsgate Street, Mullingar, on Monday January 13 from 1pm until 2.30pm, followed by Funeral Service in the Funeral Home at 3pm. Burial will take place thereafter in Killbixy Cemetery, Ballynacargy.

Desmond (Robert) Mills, Dublin / Arva, Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully, in the exceptional care of the staff of Lisheen Nursing Home Rathcoole, on Wednesday, January 8 of Desmond (Robert) Mills, Dublin / Arva, Cavan. Beloved husband of the late Iris, predeceased by his siblings Betha, Reggie, Ivor and Ken. He will be sadly missed by his children Janice, Garth, John and Alan, daughters-in-law Felicity, Anna Marie and Sue, grandchildren Graham, Conor, Laura, Nick, Aisling and Sarah, brother Tennyson, sister-in law Doreen, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.
Funeral Service on Monday, January 13 at 11am in Rathfarnham Parish Church, followed by cremation in Newlands Cross Crematorium. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to the DSPCA.

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