Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - evening

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Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - evening

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - evening

Brendan O'Byrne, Aughafin, Edgeworthstown, Longford / Westmeath

The death occurred, peacefully, at the Regional Hospital Mullingar, on Tuesday, December 8 of Brendan O'Byrne, Aughafin, Edgeworthstown, Longford / Westmeath. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bridie, son Brendan, daughter Antoinette, his sister Sr.Nuala (Sisters of Nazareth, Hammersmith, London), grandchildren, Iris, Dylan, Laoise and Aoífe, daughter-in-law Kath, son-in-law Mark, nephews, niece, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Brendan's funeral cortége will leave his residence at 12.45pm on Friday, December 11 to arrive at St Mary's Church, Edgeworthstown for funeral Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Aughafin Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Irish Heart Foundation.
Following government guidelines regarding public gatherings the Mass will be restricted to 25 people only. Those who would have liked to attend but due to current restrictions are unable to, may leave a personal message in the "condolence" section on RIP.ie. The family very much appreciates your support at this time.

Margaret Brennan (née Hopkins), Lismacmanus, Lanesboro, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, December 9 of Margaret (Peggy) Brennan (nee Hopkins), Lismascmanus, Lanesboro, Co Longford. Predeceased by her husband Michael, and lovingly remembered by her children Patrick, Michael, Marie (New Zealand), Maired, Catherine (New Zealand) and Ann, daughters in law, sons in law, cherished by her 12 grandchildren and great-grandchild, Clodagh. May she rest in peace.
Funeral cortège will leave Margaret (Peggy’s) home on Friday, December 11 to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Lanesboro, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Cashel Cemetery.
Following government guidelines regarding public gatherings, funeral Mass will be restricted to close family and friends. Those who would have liked to attend but due to current restrictions are unable to, may leave personal messages in the ‘condolences’ section on RIP.ie.

Margaret Brennan (née Hopkins), Lismacmanus, Lanesboro, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, December 9 of Margaret (Peggy) Brennan (nee Hopkins), Lismascmanus, Lanesboro, Co Longford. Predeceased by her husband Michael, and lovingly remembered by her children Patrick, Michael, Marie (New Zealand), Maired, Catherine (New Zealand) and Ann, daughters in law, sons in law, cherished by her 12 grandchildren and great-grandchild, Clodagh. May she rest in peace.
Funeral cortège will leave Margaret (Peggy’s) home on Friday, December 11 to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Lanesboro, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Cashel Cemetery.
Following government guidelines regarding public gatherings, funeral Mass will be restricted to close family and friends. Those who would have liked to attend but due to current restrictions are unable to, may leave personal messages in the ‘condolences’ section on RIP.ie.

Johnny Creegan, Crott, Moyne, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully, at home surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, December 7 of Johnny Creegan, Crott, Moyne, Longford. Predeceased by his parents James and Katie, by his sister Sarah and by his brothers Eugene, Michael, Seamus and Pat. Johnny will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family, sisters Sr.Mary Rose (Los Angeles), Sr.Kathleen (Los Angeles), Tess Crowe (London), Philomena Burke (London), Belinda Kirwin (Dublin), Helena Molphy (Dublin), Eilish Reilly (Moyne) and Jean Taafe (Legga), brothers P.J. (Crott ,Moyne) and Oliver (Cavan), sisters-in-law ,brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May he rest in peace.
Johnny’s funeral cortege will leave his residence on Wednesday, December 9 at 10am to arrive at St Mary’s Church Moyne (via Dromard GFC , Legga) for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am, interment afterwards in Colmcille 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 www.churchtv.ie and click on Moyne.
Those who would have liked to attend but due to current restrictions are unable to, may leave personal messages in the “condolences” section on RIP.ie. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time.
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association or Palliative Care c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member. House strictly private please.

Jim Dolan, Castlerea, Roscommon / Longford Town, Longford

The death occurred, after a long illness borne with great courage, determination, and dignity, on Monday, December 7 of Jim Dolan, Abbeycartron, Longford and formerly of Castlerea, Co Roscommon. Son of Anne Dolan (The Oscar, Castlerea) and the late James Dolan. Jim is survived by his mother Anne, partner Bernie (McDonnell, Drumlish), brother John (Tullamore), sister Maureen (Dublin & Castlerea), sister-in-law Catriona, nephew Alim, nieces Martha and Mia, uncle Dessie and many cousins, Bernie’s family Lisa, Amanda, Darren, Dan & Amy, and extended family and friends. May He Rest In Peace.
In accordance with government guidelines, Jim’s funeral will be private to family and close friends only, please. Funeral arriving at St Mel's Cathedral, Longford on Wednesday, December 9 for Mass of the Resurrection at 1 pm and can be viewed on https://www.churchservices.tv/stmelscathedral. Burial afterward in Rathmoyle Cemetery, Castlerea.
Condolences may be sent by private message to Jim's family using this link: www.gaynors.ie or the ‘condolence’ link on RIP.ie. Mass cards or condolences by traditional manner can be forwarded to Gaynor's Funeral Directors, The Square, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon, or any family member.
 

Clara O'Beirne, 39 Ard Aoibhinn, Longford Town, Longford / Kilconnell, Galway

The death occurred, peacefully at her residence, on Sunday, December 6 of Clara O'Beirne, 39 Ard Aoibhinn, Longford Town, Longford / Kilconnell, Galway. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Mary and brother-in-law Sean Markham. Deeply regretted by her good friend Derek Wogan, sisters Mary Markham (Dublin) and Eileen (Dublin), Loretto Meagher (Dublin) and Jo Fahey (Cahir), brothers John (Roscommon) and Stephen (The Beeches, Kilconnell). Also by her brothers-in-law Frank and Richard, sisters-in-law Frances and Olive, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May Clara's kind and gentle soul Rest in Peace. In line with HSE government guidelines, Clara's funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday, December 9 in Sacred Heart Church, Kilconnell, at 12 noon for family only. Burial afterwards in Kilconnell New Cemetary Condolences may be left in the online condolence book below.

Grainne Dockery (née Noone), Cloonslanor, Strokestown, Roscommon / Ballyhooly, Cork

The death occurred, tragically, after a road accident, on Friday, December 4 of Grainne Dockery (née Noone), Cloonslanor, Strokestown, Roscommon / Ballyhooly, Cork. Loving wife of Brendan and much loved mother of Macdarra and Megan. Adored daughter of her mother Nancy and her late father Jimmy. Beloved sister of Maureen, Bríd, Seamus, Martin, Ann, Finola, Sean, Harry, Cliodhna and Niamh. She will be sadly missed by her heartbroken husband, son, daughter, mother, brothers, sisters, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, relatives, friends and work colleagues. Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass in Strokestown Parish Church on Wednesday, December 9 at 11am. Burial afterwards in Kilcooley Cemetery. Due to Covid 19, Grainne's Funeral Mass is private to family only. Condolences may be left on RIP.ie. The family wishes to thank you all for your cooperation and understanding at this very difficult time.

Marie Clarke (née Grehan), Ballinaglera, Leitrim / Boyle, Roscommon

The death occurred, peacefully, whilst in the tender care of the staff of Drumderrig House Private Nursing Home, Boyle and surrounded by her devoted family, on Wednesday, November 25 of Marie Clarke (née Grehan), Ballinagleragh, Co Leitrim & Boyle, Co Roscommon. Reunited in death with her beloved and devoted husband John who had died peacefully just six days earlier.
Deeply mourned by her adored and loving children, Fiona, Sarah, Damien, Domnall and Maria and all her much-cherished grandchildren. Marie will also be deeply missed by her sisters Frances and Helen, her sons-in-law Richard and John Joe, and her nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, neighbours, and wide circle of friends.
May Marie and John’s Most Gentle Souls Rest in Peace.
Funeral Arrangements Later

John Clarke, Ballinaglera, Leitrim / Boyle, Roscommon

The death occurred, peacefully, after a short illness borne with great dignity, whilst in the tender care of the staff of Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, and surrounded by his devoted family, on Thursday, November 19 of John Clarke, Ballinagleragh, Co Leitrim & Manchester, England.
Reunited in death six days later with his beloved and devoted wife Marie. Deeply mourned by his adored and loving children Fiona, Sarah, Damien, Domnall and Maria and all his grandchildren.
John will also be deeply missed by his sister Gilda, his sons-in-law Richard and John Joe, his sisters-in-law Francey and Helen and his nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, neighbours, and wide circle of friends.
May John and Marie’s Most Gentle Souls Rest in Peace.
Funeral Arrangements Later.

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