Deaths in Longford - Sunday, June 21, 2020
Tommy Carroll, 8 Swan Lake Drive, Gowna, Cavan / Dring, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at his residence, on Friday, June 19, of Tommy Carroll, 8 Swan Lake Drive, Loch Gowna, Co Cavan and formerly of Drumnacrehir, Dring, Co Longford and Essex England. Predeceased by his loving wife Monica. Deeply regretted by his loving daughters Mary, Brigid and Patricia, sons in law John and Tim, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a large circle of friends. RIP.
Tommy's Funeral Mass will take place in St Columba's Church, Mullinalaghta, on Monday, June 22 at 12 noon, with cremation afterwards in Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Road, Cavan. Funeral Mass can be viewed on the Parish of Gowna and Mullinalaghta Facebook Page. Funeral Mass is private to family members owing to Covid 19 restrictions. Sympathisers can extend their sympathy on the condolences facility on RIP.ie.
Colm Horkan, Airport Road, Charlestown, Mayo / Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon / Tipperary
The death occurred, tragically, on Thursday, June 18, of Detective Garda Colm Horkan, Airport Road, Charlestown, Mayo / Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon / Tipperary. Predeceased by his mother Dolores & twin sister Colette. Sadly missed by his heartbroken family, father Marty, sister Deirdre, brothers Aiden, Brendan, Dermot and Padraig, sisters-in-law, aunts, Kitty (Walsh, Charlestown), Colette (Brennan) & Vera (Hora, USA), nieces, nephews, relatives, colleagues in An Garda Siochana, neighbours and wide circle of friends. Rest in Peace.
Removal from the family home on Sunday morning, June 21 to arrive at St James’s Church, Charlestown for concelebrated Funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Condolences can be left on RIP.ie.
The funeral mass will be broadcast live on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/charlestown and Midwest Radio. The family would ask you to adhere to current HSE guidelines and restrictions at all times.
Mary Collum (née Lynch), New York / Lettergunnell, Ballinalee, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Laurel Lodge Nursing Home, on Friday, June 19, of Mary Collum (née Lynch), New York / Lettergunnell, Ballinalee, Longford. She is predeceased by her husband Jack and son Paddy. Mary will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her loving family, sons John and Michael, daughter Noreen, son-in-law Brendan, daughter-in-law Roisin, her 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, sister Nancy (Arizona, USA), nephews, nieces, neighbours and her many good friends here in Ireland and New York.
Wonderful memories of one so dear, Treasured still with a love sincere, In our hearts she is living yet, We loved her dearly to forget. Rest In Peace Mary.
Removal will arrive at St Mary's Church, Ennybegs on Sunday, June 21 for funeral mass at 1pm, followed by burial in St Emer's Cemetery, Ballinalee. To leave a message of condolence for Mary's family, please use the link on RIP.ie.
Nuala Gallagher (née Mitchell), Maugheraboy Estate, Sligo Town, Sligo / Edgeworthstown, Longford
The death occurred, unexpectedly at Sligo University Hospital, on Friday, June 19, of Nuala Gallagher (née Mitchell), Maugheraboy Estate, Sligo Town, Sligo and formerly Kilsallagh, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford. Dearly loved wife of Joe, Cherished mother of Barry, Gerald, Brian, Andrew and Selina. adored granny of Malachy, Cillian, Joe, Ciara, Daniel, Roisin and Holly. Sadly missed by her loving family: son-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
Due to the current restrictions on Funeral gatherings, Funeral Mass and burial will be private to family please. Funeral will arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 2pm on Monday, June 22 for Mass of Christian burial, which can be viewed live stream on sligocathedral.ie. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to C.O.P.D Sligo, C/O Seamus Feehily & Son Funeral Directors, Upper John Street, Sligo.
Michael O'Rourke, Collins Park, Dublin / Aughavas, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by his family in the care of Beaumont Hospital following a short illness, in his 93rd year, on Friday, June 19, of Michael O'Rourke, Collins Park, Dublin and formerly of Aughavas, Co Leitrim. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Breda, children Helen, Peter, Michael, Siobhan, Sinead, and Brian, daughters-in-law Sheila and Amanda, sons-in-law Eamon, Gifford, and David, grandchildren Amanda, Alan, Mhairead, Maighdlin, Aoibhe, Ben, great-grandchildren Sophie and Jamie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and neighbours. May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.
Due to Government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a Private Funeral will take place on Monday, June 22 at 12 noon. Please see attached webcam link http://www.donnycarneyparish.ie/webcam.html. Those who would have liked to attend the Funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot, please feel free to leave a message in the Condolence Book on RIP.ie. The family thank you for your support, co-operation, and understanding during this difficult time.
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