Deaths in Longford - Monday, June 29, 2020 - evening
Marcella Donnelly (née Moran), Newport, Legan, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, June 28, of Marcella Donnelly (née Moran), Newport, Legan, Longford. Predeceased by her daughter Bernadette and son-in-law Liam. Loved and sadly missed by her husband Peter, sons Paddy, Mel and Dermot, daughters Philo. Carmel, Linda and Veronica, sons-in-law Jimmy, Jim and Tony, granddaughters Amy, Katie, Lucy and Erin, grandsons Matthew and Andrew, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her home on Tuesday, June 30. Family and friends welcome. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, July 1 at 12 noon in St Mary's Church, Legan, with burial afterwards in Foxhall Cemetery.
As from Monday, June 29, indoor gatherings of up to 50 people, when conducted in line with public health advice, are permissible. Please adhere to guidelines & social distancing. Anyone who wishes to do so is invited to leave a message of condolence in the condolences section on RIP.ie.
Seamus Farrell, Streamstown, Newtowncashel, Longford
The death occurred on Sunday, June 28, of Seamus Farrell, Streamstown, Newtowncashel, Longford. Seamus, predeceased by his parents Peter and Katie, his sisters Sr Sarto (M.M.N Drogheda), Sr Veronica (Poor Clares, Drumshanbo), Sr Mel (Poor Clares, Drumshanbo), Maisie and Margaret. Seamus will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends. May he rest in peace.
Seamus’ Funeral Mass will take place in the Church of the Blessed Virgin, Newtowncashel on Wednesday, July 1 at 12 noon, however following government guidelines regarding public gatherings, this will take place privately. Those who would have liked to attend, but due to current restrictions cannot, may leave their personal messages in the “condolences” section on RIP.ie. The family very much appreciates your support and understanding at this time.
Arthur O'Connor, Ballygarren Road, Rathowen, Westmeath / Tallaght, Dublin / Longford Town, Longford
The death occurred, unexpectedly at Blackrock Clinic, County Dublin, on Wednesday, June 24, of Arthur O'Connor, Ballygarren Road, Rathowen, Westmeath / Tallaght, Dublin / Longford Town, Longford. Predeceased by his brother John. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken and loving family, wife Olivia, son Darragh, daughters Sarah and Katie, his father John, mother Margaret, brother Declan, sisters Ethna, Sharon, Anne and Natalie, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law and their partners. His mother-in-law Phyllis Healy, Farneyhoogan, Longford, brothers-in-law Paul and Patrick, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, and many good friends. Rest In Peace.
Arthur's Funeral Mass will take place this Wednesday morning, July 1 at 11am in Saint Mel’s Cathedral, Longford, followed by burial afterwards in Ballymacormack cemetery.
Due to government and HSE regulations Arthur’s Funeral Mass will be strictly private for family and close friends please. For those who would like to attend but cannot due to these restrictions, the Funeral Mass will be streamed live on Longfordparish.com or cablecomm channel 84. You may also leave a personal message in the condolence section on RIP.ie.
Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Irish Heart Foundation care of Kelly’s Funeral Director’s or any family member. The family would like to thank you for your consideration and cooperation at this difficult time.
Anne Stocks (née Ward), 20 Royal Canal Park, Townparks, Longford Town, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in the excellent care of the nurses and staff at Laurel Lodge Nursing Home, Longford, on Sunday, June 28, of Anne Stocks (née Ward), 20 Royal Canal Park, Townparks, Longford Town, Longford. Sadly missed by her loving husband Bobby, her daughters Nichola, Adele, Claire and Carmel, her son Martin, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her sisters Mary Farrell (Longford) and Evelyn O'Neill (Old Road, Edgeworthstown), her brothers John and Michael Ward (Longford), nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
In accordance with Government guidelines on Covid-19, Anne's Funeral Mass will take place privately on Tuesday, June 30 in St Brigid's Church, Ardagh, at 12 noon. Attendance in the church will be confined to family members only. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery. The family are grateful for your cooperation and support and will offer an opportunity to extend sympathy at a later date. Anyone wishing to leave a message for the family may do so on the Condolences page on RIP.ie. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Longford Hospice Homecare, care of Paschal Lyons, Funeral Director, Ardagh. Funeral Mass may be viewed on Fr Vincent Connaughton's Facebook page (Vinny Connaughton).
Evelyn Casey, Church View, Lanesboro, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully in Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar, on Sunday, June 28, of Evelyn (Eva) Casey, 40 Church View, Lanesboro and late of Loughbonnow, Lanesboro and Innis Ree Lodge Nursing Home, Ballyleague. Deeply regretted by her sisters Elizabeth and Maureen, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May She Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Farrell’s Funeral Home on Monday, June 29 from 4pm to 5:30pm. Followed by removal to St Mary’s Church Lanesboro arriving at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, June 30 at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Rathcline Cemetery.
As from Monday, June 29, indoor gatherings of up to 50 people, when conducted in line with public health advice, are permissible. Please adhering to guidelines & social distancing. Anyone who wishes to do so is invited to leave a message of condolence in the condolences section on RIP.ie.
Patrick (Paddy) Reilly, Toneymore, Abbeylara, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in his 87th year, at Our Lady’s Manor Nursing Home Edgeworthstown, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, June 27, of Patrick (Paddy) Reilly, Toneymore, Abbeylara, Longford. Predeceased by his wife Ellen and son Bernard. Sadly missed by his son Patrick, daughters Mary Mimnagh (Drumlish) and Susan O’ Reilly (Mullahoran), sons- in- law, daughters-in -law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours. May He Rest In Peace.
Due to government and HSE advice regarding public gatherings, house is strictly private please. Patrick’s Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, June 29 at St Bernard’s Church Abbeylara at 12 noon followed by burial in St Mary’s Cemetery Cara. Funeral Mass will be limited to family members only, and the family thank you for your cooperation. Those who would like to do so, are asked to post their personal messages in the condolences section on RIP.ie. Patrick’s funeral cortege will travel from Granard via Springstown and Toneymore to St Bernard’s Church Abbeylara for Funeral Mass on June 29 for anybody who wishes to stand out and show their respect.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Our Lady’s Manor Nursing Home for their excellent care of Paddy during his stay with them.
Sr Aemilian Kiernan, Convent Of Mercy, Enniskillen, Fermanagh / Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at the Graan Abbey Nursing Home, Enniskillen, on Saturday, June 27, of Sr Aemilian Kiernan, Convent Of Mercy, Enniskillen, Fermanagh & Castleblaney and formerly of Clonbroney, Co Longford. Deeply regretted by her devoted nieces and nephews, especially Anna, Breege and Seamus and the Sisters of Mercy, Enniskillen, Castleblaney and the Northern Province. Funeral Mass will be livestreamed from St Michael's Church, Enniskillen at 10am on Monday, June 29. Burial afterwards in Clonbroney Cemetery, Co Longford at 12.30pm approximately. Due to Covid-19 Regulations, The Convent and the Funeral Mass are private to the Community and Family. Rest In Peace.
Christina (Tina) Slevin (née Fitzgerald), Mohill, Leitrim / Sligo
The death occurred, peacefully, at home, in the arms of her beloved husband and family, on Saturday, June 27, of Christina (Tina) Slevin (neé Fitzgerald), Mohill, Co Leitrim and Bellaghy, Charlestown, Co Sligo. Much loved and deeply missed by Tim, her husband of 60 years, son Michael, daughter Fiona, daughter-in-law Fiona, grandchildren Seán, Niamh and Jennifer, sister Mona, brothers Micheál and Paddy, her sisters-in-law Ann and Maureen, brother-in-law Dermot, nieces, nephews and large extended family, her much cherished circle of friends and neighbours and the many guests she welcomed over 50 years to Coolabawn House. Rest in Peace.
Removal to St Patrick's Church, Mohill, for Funeral Mass on Monday, June 29 at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. In the interests of public health and following current guidelines, Tina’s home will be private and sadly, restrictions will apply to the Funeral Mass and Burial. A Memorial Mass to celebrate Tina’s life will take place at a later date. The family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time. Please feel free to leave your personal message by clicking the "condolences" icon on RIP.ie.
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