Deaths in Longford - Monday, October 19, 2020

Longford Leader Reporter


Longford Leader Reporter


Deaths in Longford - Monday, October 19, 2020

Deaths in Longford - Monday, October 19, 2020

Brendan Killian, Cornaguillagh, Newtowncashel, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the nurses and staff of the Mater Hospital, Dublin, on Saturday, October 17 of Brendan Killian, Cornaguillagh, Newtowncashel, Longford. Predeceased by his beloved wife Bridget and by his sister Carmel. Brendan will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family, Padraig, Carmel (Kelly), Martina (Toher), Seamus, Kevin, Geraldine (Kiveney) and Bríd (Hanley), brothers Sean (Dublin) and Bert (Canada), daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, sister-in-law , brothers-in-law , nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May he rest in peace.
Brendan’s funeral cortège will leave his residence on Tuesday morning, October 20 at 11.30am to arrive at the Church of the Blessed Virgin, Newtowncashel, for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon, interment afterwards in Cashel Cemetery.
Following government guidelines regarding public gatherings, the Mass will be restricted to 25 people only. The Mass will be streamed live please go to
Those of you who would have liked to attend but due to current restrictions are unable to , may leave their personal messages in the “condolences” section on
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Longford Social Services, Meals on Wheels, c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member. The family very much appreciates your kindness and consideration at this time.

Sr M  Immaculata (Marian) Murray, Corry, Rathowen, Westmeath / Longford
The death occurred on Saturday, September12 of Sr. M Immaculata (Marian) Murray, St Catherine's Convent, Edinburgh and late of Corry, Rathowen, Co Westmeath. Marian, peacefully in her 94th year.
Predeceased by her parents Michael and Catherine, her sisters Sr M Joseph and Dympna, her brothers Brendan and Declan. Deeply regretted by her sister Pauline Kilduff (Croshea), her nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, friends and her Mercy Community in Edinburgh. May she rest in peace.
Funeral will take place in Edinburgh on Wednesday, October 21. A Memorial Mass for Marian will be offered at a later date. Anyone wishing to leave a message for the family may do so on the Condolences page on

Bridie Reilly (née Keogh), Cavan Road, Ballinagh, Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully, in her 90th year and in the loving care of the staff of Castlemanor Nursing Home, Cavan, on Sunday, October 18 of Bridie Reilly, Cavan Road, Ballinagh and formerly of Loughdavan, Loughduff. Beloved wife of the late John Joe (Johnny) and predeceased by her sisters Tilly, Eileen and her brother Pat, deeply regretted by her brother Seamus, nephews, nieces and all her relatives and friends.
Reposing at Finnegans Funeral Home & Crematorium, Dublin Rd, Cavan on Monday evening, October 19 from 5pm until 7pm. Removal to arrive at St Felim's Church, Ballinagh on Tuesday morning, October 20 for 11am Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Due to Covid 19 regulations, along with HSE advice, Funeral Mass and Funeral Home is maximum 25 people. Messages of sympathy may be left on the Condolences link on

Patrick (Paddy) Cowan, Oaklea Wood, Welwyn, Herts, formerly Winchmore Hill, London and, Longford / Meath
The death occurred, peacefully, in hospital, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, October 6 of Patrick (Paddy) Cowan, Oaklea Wood, Welwyn, Herts, formerly Winchmore Hill, London and Clonturk, Co Longford. Predeceased by his parents Annie and Paddy. Paddy will be very sadly missed by his loving wife Sadie, daughters Mary and Tara, sons in law Paddy and Frank, six grandchildren Anna, Katie, Emily, Grace, Charlotte and Anthony, his brother Tommy, sisters and brothers in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends. May Paddy Rest in Peace.
In keeping with current government guidelines, a private Funeral Mass (max 25 persons) will take place at 11 am on Thursday, October 22 in the Church of Our Lady & Saint Dominic, Killyon, followed by burial in the Cemetery of Saint Finian’s Church, Clonard, Co Meath. The funeral cortège will leave his daughter Tara Hevey’s house, Hill of Down, at 10.40am on Thursday morning. The Funeral Mass will be live streamed on Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the MND Association. For those who would like to attend but cannot due to the current restrictions, please leave a message of condolence on House Private at all times, please.

Kay (Mary Kathleen) Latimer (née Wisley), Station Road, Mohill, Leitrim

The death occurred, peacefully, in the care of Shannon Lodge Nursing Home, Rooskey, on Saturday, October 17 of Kay (Mary Kathleen) Latimer (nee Wisley), wife of the late George Latimer, Television dealer, Station Road, Mohill, Co Leitrim. Sadly missed by her daughter Ita, loving grandson Paul, nieces, nephews, brother-in-law, cousins, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace Kay.
Removal to St Patrick's Church, Mohill, Co Leitrim, on Monday, October 19, for funeral Mass at 12 noon, with burial afterwards in Cloonmorris Cemetery. A  private family funeral will take place, due to Government advice regarding public gatherings. Funeral numbers are restricted to 25 people inside the church.Those who would have liked to attend the funeral but cannot due to current Covid restrictions can leave your personal message for the family in the “Condolences” section on The family appreciates your sympathy and understanding at this time. House Strictly private please.

Patrick (Paddy) Moffitt, Toomona, Tulsk, Roscommon

The death occurred, peacefully, on Thursday, October 15 of Patrick (Paddy) Moffitt, Toomona House, Tulsk, Castlerea, County Roscommon and formerly Willsgrove, Ballintubber. Paddy will be sadly missed by his wife Ita, sons Joseph (New Ross) and Fergus (Tulsk) and sister Carmel (Newtownforbes), daughter-in-law Triona, grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and many good friends. May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.
Paddy's Funeral Mass will arrive at St Eithne & Fidelma Church, Tulsk, on Monday morning, October 19 at 11.15am for Funeral Mass at 11.30am, followed by burial afterwards in Ballintubber Cemetery. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. Please note that government guidelines will apply at all times.

Josephine (Josie) Nugent (née Blagriff), Glasson, Athlone, Westmeath

The death occurred on Sunday, October 18, 2020 of Josephine (Josie) Nugent (nee Blagriff), Glasson, Athlone, Westmeath, peacefully.
Predeceased by her beloved parents Esther & Jack, her sister Elizabeth and brother Seamus and her son Noel and baby Joseph. Sadly missed by her loving husband Tony, sons John, Michael, James and Podge, daughters Marie, Patricia, Pauline, Christine Jacqueline, Sharon and Suzie, brothers, sisters, in-laws, nephews, nieces, grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and many friends. Rest In Peace.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions and by adhering to government guidelines, a private family funeral will take place for Josie for family members only. If you wish to express your sympathies or pay your respects, please do so personally by phone or text or use the online condolences on, or Mass Cards by post.

Louis Fitzsimons, Cartron, Kilmore, Roscommon

The death has occurred on Friday, October 16, 2020 of Louis Fitzsimons, Cartron, Kilmore, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Roscommon, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff at Laurel Lodge Nursing Home, Longford.
Son of the late John Joe and Ellen. Louis will be sadly missed by his loving sisters Mary and Josephine, nephews, nieces, relatives, good neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Removal on Monday morning, October 19 from Brady's Funeral Home to the Half Parish Church, arriving for private Funeral Mass at 12.30pm. Cortège will then proceed, via Cartron, to Kilmore Cemetery for burial.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions Louis' funeral is private to family and friends. If you would like to send a message of sympathy please click on the Condolence link on The family are extremely grateful for your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time.

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