Deaths in Longford - Monday, August 17, 2020

Longford Leader Reporter


Longford Leader Reporter


Deaths in Longford - Monday, August 17, 2020

Deaths in Longford - Monday, August 17, 2020

Michael (Mike) Kilmurray, Esker South, Ballinalee, Longford

The death occurred, suddenly, on Thursday, August 13 of Michael (Mike) Kilmurray, Esker South, Ballinalee, Longford. He is predeceased by his beloved son Joseph and parents Michael and Norah. Mike will be forever missed by his loving family, his wife and best friend Maureen, sons Michael, Gary and Glen, daughters-in-law Caroline, Carol and Debbie, grandchildren Michael and Kylie, great-grandchildren Michael, Albie and Elsie, sisters Margaret McCormack and Maureen Kilmurray (Longford), sister-in-law Bridget, cousins, nephews, nieces, and his great neighbours and friends here in Longford and England.
His nature was loving and giving, His heart was made of gold, And to us who truly knew him, His memory will never grow old. Rest In Peace Mike.
Reposing in Connell's Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford, on Monday, August 17 from 6pm with prayers at 8pm. Please observe government guidelines regarding social distancing, there will be no handshaking and please use a face covering. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, August 18 at 12 noon in St Mary's Church, Ennybegs, Killoe, Co Longford, followed by burial in Aughaboy Cemetery. (Funeral Mass is restricted to 50 people only). Funeral mass can be viewed on
To leave a message for Mike's family, please use the link on

Patrick (Paddy) J Tierney, Broomfield East, Midleton, Cork / Granard, Longford / Charlestown, Mayo

The death occurred, peacefully, at CUH Cork, on Friday, August 14 of Patrick (Paddy) J Tierney, BCL, Sainte Therese, Broomfield East, Midleton, Co Cork and formerly of Granard, Co Longford, Charlestown & Kiltimagh, Co Mayo. Retired Bank of Ireland Manager Midleton, Kiltimagh and Charlestown. Predeceased by his loving daughter Shirley Tierney Everatt. Sadly missed by his adored wife of 63 years Kathleen, son Mervyn, daughter Brenda, brother Vincent (Kettering, U.K.), sisters in law Elizabeth & Mary Tierney, Rose and Beatrice Cunningham, Breda Flood, brothers in law Bob Knipp (Australia) and Pat Flood (New York), Eileen, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews, close family friend Susan and his many friends and great neighbours. House totally private due to Covid19 and pre-existing underlining health conditions.
Due to government and HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings, Patrick's Funeral will be private to family and close friends. Funeral Mass will take place Tuesday, August 18, at 11am in Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Midleton, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Mass will be live streamed on at 11am. Messages of condolence can be expressed on the condolences link on May Patrick Rest In Peace.

Gerry Reilly, Jackson Heights New York and late, Kilcogy, Cavan

The death occurred, peacefully, in New York, on Friday, August 14 of Gerry Reilly, Jackson Heights New York and late Kilcogy, Co Cavan. Predeceased by his parents Sean & Peggy Reilly. Sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, son Shane, sisters Noeleen Duffy and Dolores Smith, brothers Tommy, Michael and Shane, sisters in law, brothers in law, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Private cremation will take place in New York. A message of sympathy can be placed for the family in the condolences section on

Eva Dooner (née Moran), Druminardly, Rooskey, Roscommon

The death occurred, at the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar and previously in the loving care of her family at her home, on Friday, August 14 of Eva Dooner (née Moran), Druminardly, Rooskey, Roscommon. Beloved wife of the late Michael (Sonny) and dear mother of Teresa, Martina O’Brien and Michéal, sadly missed by her family, sisters Josie McCabe, (Edgeworthstown) and Phil Hagan, (Drumlish) son in law Martin, daughter in law Helen, Brother in law, special nanny to Emily, Aideen, Rhea, Andraya and Conáll, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Eva Rest in Peace.
Funeral Mass in The Sacred Heart Church, Kilglass, on Monday, August 17 at 11am followed by burial in Kilbarry Cemetery. Due to Covid-19 restrictions Eva’s funeral 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 Safe social distancing must be adhered to at all times. The family wishes to thank all for your cooperation at this sad time.

Marie Egan (née Duffy), Wainsfort Crescent, Terenure, Dublin / Moyne, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, after an illness borne with dignity and courage, on Thursday, August 13 of Marie Egan (née Duffy), Wainsfort Crescent, Terenure and formerly of Aughaga, Moyne, Co Longford. Beloved wife of Vincent and much loved mother of Máiréad. Marie will be forever loved and dearly missed by her husband, daughter, son-in-law Jay, her adored granddaughters Rosie and Tess, brothers Farrell, Pat, Tom & Philip M, sisters Bridget, Helen, Frances and Elizabeth, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, godchildren, extended family relatives and a wide circle of friends. May she Rest in Peace.
In keeping with the current Government and HSE guidelines a private Funeral will take place for family and close friends. For those who cannot attend a private message of condolence for the family can be left at The link to view Marie’s Requiem Mass on Monday, August 17 at 10am is available here: Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Friends of St Luke’s

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