Deaths in Longford - Monday, September 21, 2020

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Deaths in Longford - Monday, September 21, 2020

Deaths in Longford - Monday, September 21, 2020

Charlie Yorke, Corteen, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, September 20 of Charlie Yorke, Corteen, Longford. Predeceased by his beloved wife Chris. Charlie will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his daughters Regina Hanley (Curraghroe), Denise Stell (Streete), Fidelma Meenaghan (Longford) and Connie (Killashee), sons Al (Newtownforbes) and Declan (Clonterm), sisters Dympie Slade (U.K.), daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, brothers-in-law,sister-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends. May he Rest In Peace.
Charlie’s funeral cortège will leave his residence on Tuesday, September 22 at 10.30am to arrive at St Mel’s Cathedral for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.00am, interment afterwards in Ballymacormack Cemetery. Following government guidelines regarding public gatherings, the Mass will be restricted to 50 people only. The Mass will be streamed live, go to www.longfordparish.com . Those who would have liked to attend but due to current restrictions are unable to, may leave their personal messages in the “condolences” section on RIP.ie.
Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Longford Palliative Care, c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time.

Jim Comiskey, Behey, Arva, Cavan
The death occurred at Cavan General Hospital, on Saturday, September 19 of Jim Comiskey, Behey, Arva, Cavan. Deeply regretted by his brothers John, Tom and Michael, sisters Mary, Kathleen and Agnes.
Funeral Mass at 11am on Tuesday morning, September 22 in Coronea Church with burial afterwards to adjoining cemetery. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, Jim's Funeral will be private to family and friends only, please.

Mary Jo Smith, Lishenry, Ballyjamesduff, Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully, at home, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, September 20 of Mary Jo Smith, Lishenry, Ballyjamesduff, Cavan. Predeceased by her husband Michael and son Noel, Pullafree. Sadly missed by her heartbroken family, daughters Máirín McInerney, Pullabawn, Cavan, Síobhan Smith, Greaghadusson, Killinkere, Bernadette Smith, Longford and son Michéal, Lishenry, son-in-law Kevin and Pat, daughters-in-law Geraldine and Annmarie, twenty grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, extended family and many friends. May Her Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Briody's Funeral Home, Kilnaleck, on Monday, September 21 from 6pm until 9pm. Removal from her home to St Matthew's Church, Crosskeys, for Funeral Mass on Tuesday, September 22 at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
In accordance with Government and HSE guidelines the Funeral will be private to family, neighbours and close friends, please. For all those who wish to offer their sympathies please use the condolence section on RIP.ie.

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 http://longfordparish.com/
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 RIP.ie. 

Edward (Ned) Nolan, Fore, Castlepollard, Westmeath

The death occurred, peacefully, at home in the loving care of his family, on Saturday, September 19 of Edward (Ned) Nolan (Nolan Engineering), Fore, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath. Beloved husband of Roisin, loving father of Stephen, David and Jenny and wonderful Ga Ga to Conor, Keela, Aoibhinn, Emily and Evie. Ned will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family, his daughters in law Aisling and Sarita, son in law Paul, brothers Paddy, Harry and Christy, sister Marian and extended family and friends. May Ned's gentle soul Rest in Peace.
In keeping with current government guidelines regarding public gatherings Ned's funeral mass will take place on Tuesday, September 22 in St Fechin's Church Fore at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Donations if desired to North Westmeath Hospice. 


Des Lynch, Newborough, Gorey, Wexford / Ballinteer, Dublin / Carrigallen, Leitrim

The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff at Gorey District Hospital, on Saturday, September 19 of Des Lynch (retired member An Garda Síochána), Newborough, Gorey and formerly Ballinteer, Co Dublin and Carrigallen, Co Leitrim. Des will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his wife Phil, sons Ciaran, Eoin and Gus, daughters Una and Claire, brother John, sister Anna Rose, grandchildren Thomas, Anna, Orla, Ellie, Evie and Evan, great-grandchildren Seanie and Liam, daughters in-law Michelle and Gill, Una's partner Dave, the extended family, relatives and friends. We also remember his late brother PC and sister Babs. May He Rest In Peace.
Due to the current restrictions a private Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, September 22 at 2pm in St John The Evangelist Church, Ballinteer, followed by a private committal ceremony at 3.45pm in the Garden Chapel, Mount Jerome. The Funeral Mass can be viewed on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-john-the-evangelist-church-ballinteer. The Committal can be viewed on www.vimeo.com/event/139693.
Messages of sympathy can be expressed in the "Condolence" link on RIP.ie. No flowers please. Donations if desired to The Alzheimer's Society https://alzheimer.ie/get-involved/become-a-friend-support-asi/donate/

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 RIP.ie.

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