Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Jason Donohoe, Drumlish Hill, Drumlish, Longford / Enniscorthy, Wexford / Tinahely, Wicklow

The death occurred, at his home in Drumlish, on Monday, June 29, of Jason Donohoe, Drumlish Hill, Drumlish, Co Longford and formerly Tinahely, Co Wicklow and Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. It's with broken hearts we share the saddest news. Jason passed away peacefully, surrounded by all his family. He will be forever remembered as the kindest, most humble, caring man, by his heartbroken wife Siobhán and their precious children, Saibh and Shóna, by his loving parents John and Bredine and by his sister Sharon, brothers in law, Aidan McLoughlin and Shane O'Neill, sister in law Adrianne, nephews Mikie, Shane, Darragh and niece Sinéad. Jason will also be remembered by his aunts, uncles, numerous cousins, colleagues in CMETB and many dear friends.
Jason died as he lived, with peace, humility, kindness, faith and love. May he be welcomed by an open embrace by our heavenly father. May Jason Rest in Peace.
Funeral Arrangements Later. 

Maggie Duffy (née McCusker), Bracknagh, Offaly / Moyne, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in her 97th year at the Regional Hospital Tullamore, on Monday, June 29, of Maggie Duffy (née McCusker), Bracknagh, Offaly and formerly of Crott, Moyne County Longford.  Predeceased by her husband Jimmy. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Margaret and Maura, son James, sister Eileen Ward, sons-in-law Michael and Tommy, daughter-in-law Yvonne, brother-in-law Paddy Verdon, grandchildren James, Naomi, Sorcha, Eimhear, Hazel, Caoimhe, Áine and Mairéad , great-grandchildren Henry, Finlay and James, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Requiem Mass in St Brochan's Church Bracknagh on Wednesday, July 1 at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in St Brochan's Cemetery Bracknagh. Due to the Covid 19 Directive Church Restrictions and Social Distancing will be in place. You can leave your condolences on the Online Condolence Book below. The family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this difficult time. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to The Friends Of Tullamore Hospital.

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.

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