Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Longford Leader Reporter


Longford Leader Reporter


Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Maureen Lee, Gort Mhaoilir, Athenry, Galway / Ballybane, Galway / Ballymahon, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully, at home as she wished in the loving care of her family; Benny, Jackie, Dee, Aidan, Edward and Elaine, together with her partner Alec and devoted sisters Liz and Ann, on Sunday, August 2 of Maureen Lee, Gort Mhaoilir, Athenry, Galway and formerly Clareview Park, Ballybane and Marian Terrace, Ballymahon, Longford. Sadly missed by her sons and daughters, her partner, sisters, grandchildren, great-grandson, the extended family and friends.
Reposing at home in Athenry on Tuesday, August 4 from 6-8pm. Removal to the Church of the Assumption, Athenry, on Wednesday, August 5 to arrive for Requiem Mass at 11.30am. Funeral after Mass to Forgney Cemetery, Ballymahon. Family flowers only, please. Donations in memory of Maureen to the Galway Hospice.
Please visit St Mary’s Parish website for up to date guidance on attending the church for Mass. The Mass can be viewed live by clicking the Parish Webcam facility. If you are attending the Funeral reposing, Requiem Mass and or the interment, please follow social distancing guidelines to reduce the spread of Coronavirus. Please refrain from physical contact and keep six feet apart. Those who would like to attend the funeral but cannot due to the current restrictions are invited to leave a message on the condolence section on
"If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, Spring would lose its loveliness"
May Maureen's kind and gentle soul rest in peace and may she be reunited with her loved ones.

Maureen Flood (née Costello), Clonmore, Lismacaffrey, Westmeath
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of her family and the matron and staff of St Luke’s Hospital, Dublin, on Sunday, August 2 of Maureen Flood (née Costello), Clonmore, Lismacaffrey, Mullingar, Co Westmeath. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Sean, daughters Bernadette, Margaret, Frances and Eleanor, grandchildren Aoife, Mia, Ciara, Ronan and Pierce, sons-in-law, relatives and friends. May Maureen rest in peace.
Reposing at her home at Clonmore, Lismacaffrey, on Tuesday, August 4 from 5pm, concluding with prayers at 9pm. Removal on Wednesday, August 5 to St Mary’s Church, Boherquill, arriving for 12 noon Funeral Mass, followed by removal thereafter to the Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan for final prayers. Family flowers only. House private on Wednesday morning, August 5 please. donations, if desired, to the Friends of St Luke’s c/o Cassidy’s Funeral Directors.
All arrangements are subject to compliance with Government Covid-19 guidelines. Messages of sympathy can be left at the condolences link on We thank you for your cooperation at this sad time.

John O'Shaughnessy, Ballyleague, Roscommon
The death occurred, peacefully, at his home, surrounded by his family, after a long illness bravely borne, on Sunday, August 2 of John O'Shaughnessy, Ballyleague, Roscommon. Beloved husband of Phyllis, much loved Dad to Deirdre, Sinéad, Aisling and Seán and devoted grandad to Ella and Emily. He will be very sadly missed by his family, sister Marian, brother Jim, sons-in-law Alan and Laurent, daughter-in-law Laura, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends. May John rest in peace.
Please note that in an effort to follow current government guidelines and with the support and agreement of the family, John’s funeral will be private to family and close friends only please. The funeral cortege will depart from the family home in Ballyleague on Wednesday morning, August 5 at 10.40am arriving at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Ballyleague for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Carrick-on-Shannon. For those who wish to offer their sympathies, we suggest using the online condolence link on The O’Shaughnessy family very much appreciate your support at this time.

Thomas Mulligan, Larkfield, Dring, Longford

The death occurred on Sunday, July 26 of Thomas David Mulligan, Woodlawn, Bronx, New York and formerly Larkfield Dring Co Longford. He was 39 years old.
Thomas was born to Thomas and Rose Mulligan of Larkfield, Dring, Co Longford. He was raised in Mullinalaghta, Co Longford where he attended St Columba's National School and Ardscoil Phadraig, Granard.Thomas loved playing rugby & gaelic football. He also received medals for draughts while attending secondary school. He then began working in forestry in Ireland. He loved his job, but Tom had bigger plans and moved to the Bronx, New York in August 2001. He lived in Woodlawn while starting a career as a carpenter. After working for various construction companies he joined local 18A and most recently local 79.In 2006 Tom met the love of his life, Tara Kenneally and they married in 2012. In his spare time, Tom loved to play pool, darts, listen to music, travel with his wife exploring various food offerings & bringing to life his wife's ideas for their home.
Tom will be remembered as a big hearted, hardworking gentleman. He was caring, generous and had a great sense of humor. He will be deeply missed by his wife Tara, his mother Rose, his brother Sean, his sisters Rosaleen and Teresa, his nephews , nieces, in-law's, family and friends. He is predeceased by his father Thomas and his brother Vincent.
A celebration of Tom's life will be held at the Pelham Funeral Home, 64 Lincoln Ave Pelham, NY 10803 Monday, August 3, 2020 from 2pm to 6pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Barnabas Church 409 E. 241 St Bronx, NY 10470 at 9:30am on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Cremation will be private.
A memorial mass will be held for Thomas in St Columba’s Church, Mullinalaghta at a later date. In accordance with Government Covid 19 guidelines, the family home is private please. Messages of sympathy can be left in the condolence section on

Dave Farrington, Coolbawn, Corlismore, Ballinagh, Cavan / Castleknock, Dublin

The death occurred, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff at St Christopher's Hospice, Cavan, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, August 1 of Dave Farrington, Coolbawn, Corlismore, Ballinagh, Co Cavan and formerly Castleknock, Co Dublin. Beloved husband of Gerardine and dear father of Kevin and Hannah (McCormack), treasured grandad to Carl, Aoife, Niamh, Michael and Rosie. Sadly missed by his loving wife, son, daughter, grandchildren, mother Norma, son in law Michael, daughter in law, Aisling, brother Steve, sister Sue, sisters in law, brother in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Service of thanksgiving for Dave's life on Thursday, August 6 at 12 noon at Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Road, Cavan.
Due to government and HSE regulations, Dave's funeral service and cremation will be restricted to family only, please. Those who would like to attend but cannot do so due to these restrictions may leave a personal message in the condolence section on The family would like to thank you for your consideration and cooperation at this difficult time.

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