Deaths in Longford - Sunday, August 23, 2020
Patrick (Pat) Reilly, Toneymore, Abbeylara, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at St. James’ Hospital surrounded by his heartbroken family, on Friday, August 21 of Patrick (Pat) Reilly, Toneymore, Abbeylara, Longford. Predeceased by his parents Paddy and Nellie and his brother Bernard. Beloved husband of Mary and loving father to Dawn, Olga, and Reece. Very sadly missed by his family, sisters Mary Mimnagh (Drumlish) and Susan O’Reilly (Mullahoran) brothers-in–law Seamus and Sean, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Patrick Rest in Peace.
Due to government and HSE advice regarding public gatherings, house strictly private, please. Patrick’s removal will arrive at St Bernard’s Church Abbeylara on Monday, August 24 at 7pm. Funeral cortege will travel from Granard, via Springstown and Toneymore, to Abbeylara for anybody who wishes to stand out and show their respect. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, August 25 at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Attendance in the church will be limited in keeping with guidelines and the family thank you for your cooperation at this sad time.
There will be an opportunity to pay your respects at the removal and funeral while adhering to all the social distancing guidelines.
Those who would have liked to attend but can’t are asked to post their personal messages in the condolences section on RIP.ie.
Frank McVeigh, Fardromin, Ballinamuck, Longford
The death occurred on Wednesday, August 19 of Frank McVeigh, Fardromin, Ballinamuck, Longford & Sheelin House, Kilnahard Pier, Ballyheelan, Co Cavan (2018-2020). Predeceased by his mother Elizabeth, father Francis, sister Mae, brothers Michael and Patrick and brother-in-law Michael. Sadly missed by his loving brother John, sister-in-law Mary, nieces Carmel & Caroline, nephews Michael, John, Peter, Declan, Noel and Paul, his many grandnieces & nephews, cousins, close friends, neighbours and his special friend Joanne.
Frank’s remains will repose at his residence on Sunday evening, August 23, with removal on Monday morning, August 24 to St Patrick’s Church, Ballinamuck, arriving for 12 noon Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Frank’s repose and service is private to family and close friends and you are invited to leave a message in the condolences section on RIP.ie. The family appreciates your support and understanding at this time.
Margaret Ward (née Doris), Bray, Dublin / Bray, Wicklow / Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. on Friday, August 21 of Margaret Ward (née Doris), of Bray and formerly of Longford. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Dermot, son Constantine, daughter-in-law Payal, granddaughter Keira, sisters Sheila and Mary Rose, brother-in-law Brother Bonaventure OFM, nieces, nephews, cousins, Margaret and Bridie, extended family and friends.
Reposing at Colliers Funeral Home, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray. A private funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, August 25 at 11am in St. Peter’s Church, Little Bray and this may be viewed on www.churchservices.tv/braystpeters . The burial will follow in Shanganagh Cemetery. Messages of sympathy may be placed in the "Condolences" section on RIP.ie. “May she rest in peace”.
Michael Simpson, Ballintemple, Strokestown, Roscommon / Donnybrook, Dublin
The death occurred, peacefully, after a long illness, in the care of the Galway Clinic and Galway Hospice, with family at his side, on Monday, August 17 of Michael Simpson, Ballintemple, Strokestown, Roscommon and formerly of Nutley Avenue, Donnybrook. Fondly remembered by his loving wife Marie, children, grandchildren, extended family and friends.
Private family funeral will take place at 3pm, on Wednesday, August 26 in Lakelands Funeral Home and Crematorium, Cavan. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Galway Hospice. Condolences may be left on RIP.ie. Further enquiries to Pat McHugh Funeral Director, Strokestown.
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