Deaths in Longford - Saturday, September 19, 2020

Longford Leader Reporter


Longford Leader Reporter


Deaths in Longford - Saturday, September 19, 2020

Deaths in Longford - Saturday, September 19, 2020

Alec Feeney, Lisduff, Longford Town, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, September 18 of Alec Feeney, Lisduff, Longford Town, Longford. He is predeceased by his parents Brenard and Annie and sisters Maura and Philomena. Alec will be forever missed by his heartbroken family, his wife Kathleen, sons Brian, Kevin and Ciarán, daughters Orlagh and Aoife, daughters-in-law Krisztina and Jocelynn, Ciarán's partner Flore and Orlagh's partner's Jonathan, his adored grandchildren Mia and Marus, brother Sean, sister Antoinette O Donnell (Curraghroe), nephews, nieces, neighbours and his many good friends.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal. Rest In Peace Alec.
Due to government guidelines, Alec will repose at home privately. Funeral Mass on Monday, September 21 at 11am, in St Mel's Cathedral, Longford, followed with burial in Ballymacormack Cemetery. Funeral Mass is restricted to 50 people only. Funeral Mass can be viewed live on
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Longford Hospice, c/o of Connell Funeral Directors or any family member. The family would like to thank everyone for their help and understanding at this difficult time. To leave a message for Alec's family, please use the condolence link on 

Matt Cullen, Corr, Loughduff, Cavan

The death occurred,  peacefully, at the home of his sister Marion and brother-in-law, Niall Reilly, Poles, on Friday, September 18 of Matt Cullen, Corr, Loughduff, Cavan.  Predeceased by his mother May and father Mattie, brothers Kevin & Tossie, sisters Nancy & Noreen. Sadly missed by his sorrowing sisters Marion, Bernie & Sheila, brothers Sean & Gerry, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. May He Rest in Peace.
Reposing at the home of Marion and husband Niall, Poles, on Saturday, September 19 from 2pm until 8pm. Removal on Sunday, September 20 to arrive at St Mary's Church, Bruskey, for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Mullaghboy Cemetery.
Due to Covid-19, along with HSE advice, Funeral Mass and House is for family, neighbours and close friends only, please. Messages of sympathy may be expressed through the condolence link on

Tom Prunty, Bawn, Moydow, Longford
The death occurred, suddenly, at his home, on Thursday, September 17 of Tom Prunty, Bawn, Moydow, Longford. Formerly Cloontagh, Newtownforbes, Co.Longford. Tom will be forever missed by his loving family, his wife Mary, son Thomas, daughters Sarah and Mary, daughter-in-law Caroline, grandchildren Stephen, David, Dylan and Lauren, brother Packie (Cloontagh, Newtownforbes), brothers-in-law Donal Duggan (Portlaoise) and Fintan Duggan (Wexford), sisters-in-law Ann Bowie (Rathdowney) and Bridie Prunty (Cloontagh), nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Rest In Peace Tom.
Reposing in Connell's Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford, on Friday, September 18 from 6pm concluding with prayers at 7pm. Please observe the government guidelines regarding social distancing. There will be no handshaking and please use face covering.
Funeral mass will be on Saturday, September 19 at 11am in St Mary's Church, Moydow, Co Longford, burial afterwards in Newtownforbes Cemetery, Co Longford. (Funeral Mass is restricted to 48 people only). Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Parkinson's Association of Ireland, c/o Connell Funeral Directors or any family member.

Ann McGovern (née Dolan), late of Tullyveela, Corlough, Cavan / Drumreilly, Leitrim

The death occurred, peacefully, at her home in New York, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, September 13 of Ann McGovern (née Dolan), late of Tullyveela, Corlough, Cavan / Drumreilly, Leitrim. Predeceased by her husband Pat (Carrigallen). Ann will be sadly missed by her loving family, her daughter Cathy, son Padraig (Patrick) son-in-law Tim, daughter-in-law Stacey, granddaughter Aine, grandsons Timmy, Paddy and Charlie, her sister Mae (Canada) and brother Patsy (Corlough), nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Ann emigrated to the US over sixty years ago. She met her husband at Gaelic Park and started their family on Mosholu Parkway in the Bronx during the 1970's . She made frequent visits to Corlough and Carrigallen with her children and regularly visited her numerous friends in the surrounding parishes. She dealt with the loss of her husband in 1990 and raised her two children in St. Brendan's Parish. She graduated from College in 1996 and worked for the NYC Board of Education only retiring three years ago this June.
Ann lived many years with an underlying heart condition and fought to remain an active mother and grandmother to her family. She passed away peacefully at home with her family saying the rosary at her bedside. She lived her life dedicated to her Catholic faith. She will always be remembered as a hardworking, kind and loving person.
Ann will return to Ireland on Wednesday, September 23. Removal from her home in Carrigallen at 5.15pm to arrive at St Patrick's Church, Corlough at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday, September 24 at 11am. Burial afterwards in Carrigallen Cemetery.
In accordance with HSE and Government guidelines relating to public gatherings Ann's removal and funeral will be private to family and close friends only. Those wishing to leave a message of condolence please do so on

Martin Toolan, Clooneen, Strokestown, Roscommon

The death occurred, in the loving care of the staff at Galway Hospice, on Wednesday, September 16 of Martin Toolan, Clooneen, Strokestown, Roscommon. Predeceased by his father Tom, mother Elizabeth and sister Mary. He will be sadly missed by his loving sisters Breda (Galway) and Phil (Wales), brothers-in-law Padraig and J.J., son Thomas and daughter Rose (Coolarty, Longford), nieces, nephew, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Removal to the Sacred Heart Church, Kilglass, on Saturday, September 19 to arrive for Funeral Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Strokestown Cemetery. Owing to current restrictions Martin's Funeral Mass is private to family, neighbours and friends. Condolences may be left on Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of, if desired, to Galway Hospice, Renmore, Co Galway. Thank you for your cooperation.

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