Deaths in Longford - Monday, August 10, 2020

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Deaths in Longford - Monday, August 10, 2020

Deaths in Longford - Monday, August 10, 2020

Mary Ellen (Nell) Mulligan (née O'Neill), Clonback, Aughnacliffe, Longford

The death occurred, in her 88th year, surrounded by her family and in the wonderful care of the staff of Laurel Lodge Nursing Home, Longford, on Sunday, August 9 of Mary Ellen (Nell) Mulligan (née O'Neill), Clonback, Aughnacliffe, Longford and formerly of Carrickathan, Ballinalee. She is predeceased by her husband Charles, daughter Christine, son Michael and grandson Kevin.
Mary Ellen will be forever missed by her loving family, sons John and Seamus, daughters Helen (Symes),and Kathleen (Kate), son-in-law Andy and Kate's partner Gerard, daughter-in-law Rosarie, brothers Michael, Jack and Jimmy (O'Neill), sisters-in-law Rosaleen and Anne, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends.
Her nature was loving and giving, Her heart was made of gold, And to us who truly loved her, Her memory will never grow old. Rest In Peace Nell.
Reposing in Connell's Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford, on Tuesday, August 11, from 6pm with prayers at 8pm. The family home in Clonback, Aughnacliffe, is open for family, friends and neighbours to call.
Funeral home is open to family and friends only, please observe government guidelines regarding social distancing. There will be no hand shaking and please wear a face mask.
Funeral mass on Wednesday, August 12 at 12 noon in St Colmcille's Church, Aughnacliffe, Co Longford, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, Laurel Lodge Patient Comfort Fund, c/o Connell Funeral Directors or any family member.
Mary Ellen's family would like to thank the Staff of Laurel Lodge Nursing Home, Dr Lee, Dr Flannagan and Fr McKeon for all their help and support. To leave a message for Mary Ellen's family, please use the condolence link on RIP.ie.

Dr James McCabe, Tormór, Glencar, Sligo / Ballinagh, Cavan

The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, August 8 of Dr James McCabe, Tormór, Glencar, Sligo / Ballinagh, Cavan and formerly of Carrigan, Co Cavan, Paris, France and Washington DC. All Ireland Medalist 1952, Cavan. Beloved husband of Kay, loving father of Evelyn, Shane, Niamh, Culann and Aengus, proud grandfather of Eamonn, Darach, Ciara (deceased), Aifric, Aedamar, Comhall, Finn, Doireann, Rossa, Donal, great-grandfather of Eva-June and Fionn, dearly loved by his sisters Mary-Ann and Eileen, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews and extended family. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.
Removal on Tuesday, August 11 from Tormór, Glencar to St Colmcille's Church, Rathcormack, Co Sligo for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Drumcliffe graveyard. Due to the current H.S.E. and Government Covid-19 guidelines, James' home will be private to family and close friends only, please. The funeral Mass will be limited to family and close friends. Funeral Mass can be viewed on the following link https://drumcliffmaugherow.ie/live/
The family thank you for your cooperation at this sad time. For those who would have liked to attend but can’t due to the restrictions, please leave a message for the family in the condolence section on RIP.ie.
James' family would like to say a special word of thanks to all his carers, especially Ronnie, for all their care over the last number of years.


Stephen Regan, Elphin Street, Strokestown, Roscommon

The death occurred, peacefully, in his 96th year, at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, on Sunday, August 9 of Stephen Regan, Elphin Street, Strokestown/Oakwood Nursing Home Roscommon and formerly of Bawn Street and Corbohill, Strokestown. Stephen was eldest son of the late Tom and Anne Regan and brother of the late Bridie and Tommy Joe. He will be deeply mourned by his sisters Maura Kenny, Oldtown, Ballinasloe and Annie Killoran, Tubbercurry, Sligo, nephews, nieces, good friend Ellie, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, relatives, neighbours and his many friends.Ar dheis De go raibh a anam.
Stephen's Funeral Mass will take place in Strokestown Parish Church on Tuesday, August  11 at 12 noon. (In compliance with current Government guidelines regarding public gatherings this will be confined to family and close friends). Burial immediately afterwards in Strokestown Cemetery. Those who would like to leave messages of sympathy may do so on the condolence page on RIP.ie.

Michael Lupton, Drumard, Dromod, Leitrim / Longford

The death occurred, peacefully, after a long illness bravely borne, in the absolute loving care of Costello’s Nursing Home, Ballyleague, on Saturday, August 8 of Michael Lupton, Drumard, Dromod, Leitrim / Longford. Predeceased by his wife Lilly. Loving father of Bridget, Catherine, Michael, Peter, Dominic, Annie and Baz. Sadly missed by his loving family, daughters in law, sons in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Michael Rest in Peace.
Michael will repose at the home of his daughter Bridget and son in law John, Cloonaugh, Drumlish, Co Longford (N39 H761) on Monday, August 10 from 4pm to 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning, August 11 (via Drumard) to arrive at St Michael’s Church, Bornacoola, for funeral Mass at 11 am followed by cremation at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan at 1pm.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions Michael’s funeral and cremation will be restricted to family and close friends, anyone wishing to leave a condolence or a personal message may do so on the “Condolence” section on RIP.ie. Safe social distancing must be adhered to at all times. The family wishes to thank all for your cooperation at this sad time.

Liam Fitzgerald, Ashley Lawns, Frenchpark, Roscommon / Tralee, Kerry / Ardagh, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully, in his 77th year, in the tender loving care of his family at the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar, on Friday, August 7 of Liam Fitzgerald, Ashley Lawns, Frenchpark, Roscommon, late of Fairymount and Tralee, Co Kerry and Ardagh, Longford. Predeceased by his brother Gerald, he will be very sadly missed by his loving family, his daughter Kirsten, son-in-law Frank grandchildren Eoin and Rachel, his brother Tommy and sister Ann, his relatives, neighbours and many friends. May He Rest In Peace.
Liam will lie in repose in The Gibbons Funeral Home Ballinagare, on Sunday evening, August 9 (private to family and close friends only please) from 6pm with removal at 7pm to St. Asicus' Church Frenchpark arriving at 7:30pm.
Mass of the Resurrection on Monday, August 10 at noon (private to family and close friends only please) with burial afterwards in Ardagh Cemetery, Co Longford arriving at 2pm approximately.
Condolences for the late Liam Fitzgerald may be left in private HERE

Tony Adams, Garrysallagh, Mountnugent, Cavan

The death occurred, peacefully, at his home surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, August 8 of Tony Adams, Garrysallagh, Mountnugent, Co Cavan (formerly of The Department of Agriculture). Tony will be reunited with his recently deceased son Mark and sister Mary (USA). Deeply regretted by his wife Elizabeth, daughters Ruth, Louise and Suzanne, sons Charles and Joseph, brother Paddy, sister Phillipa, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and a large circle of friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at the family home in Garrysallagh. House strictly private, please. Removal on Monday, August 10 to St Bridget's Church Mountnugent, for Funeral Mass at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in Ballinacree Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society Cavan Branch c/o Briody's Funeral Directors or any family member. Due to the current Government and HSE advice, Tony's Funeral will be private to family. For those who cannot attend, a message of sympathy may be left in the condolence section on RIP.ie.

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