Deaths in Longford - Monday, December 21, 2020

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Deaths in Longford - Monday, December 21, 2020

Deaths in Longford - Monday, December 21, 2020

John Connell, Fardromin, Ballinamuck, Longford

The death occurred, at Mullingar General Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, December 19 of John Connell, Fardromin, Ballinamuck, Longford. He is reunited with his beloved wife Maureen. John will be forever missed by his loving family, sons Eamon, Gerard, Dessie, Seamus, Noel and Nigel, daughters Sheila (Corrigan), Deidre (Harte), Ann (Regan) and Marie, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, his 22 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, sister Bridie Cloonan (England), brother-in-law Desmond Bohan, sister-in-law Bridie Connell, nephews, nieces, neighbours and his many good friends.
We have lost, but heaven has gained, One of the best this world contained. Rest in peace John.
John will repose in the family home in Fardromin for family only, due to Covid 19 government guidelines. Funeral cortege will leave his home on Tuesday, December 22 at 11.45, arriving at St Patrick's Church, Ballinamuck, for funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in the New Cemetery. Family flowers only please.
For those wishing to stand along the road, please remember to keep your distance. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to the current restrictions cannot, please leave a message for the family in the condolence link on RIP.ie.

Brendan Gallagher, Clondra, Longford

The death occurred, at Mullingar General Hospital,on Saturday, December 19 of Brendan Gallagher, Clondra, Longford. Predeceased by his son Kevin, parents Joe and Jane and his brother David. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Nancy, family Jane, Niall, Brendan and Gary, daughters-in-law, grandson, granddaughters, brothers, sister, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, good neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Removal will leave his residence in Clondra on Tuesday, December 22 at approximately 10:45am to Saint Brendan’s Church, Clondra for Funeral Mass at 11:00am. Burial afterwards in Newtownforbes Cemetery. Following government restrictions regarding public gatherings the Mass will be restricted to 25 people only, the Mass will be streamed live on the Killashee Parish Facebook page.
Those who would have liked to attend, but due to current restrictions are unable to, may leave their personal message in the “Condolence” section on RIP.ie.Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired to Longford Alzheimer’s Society, care of Kelly’s Funeral Directors or any family member.
The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time.

Chuck (John) Owens, Rathcronan, Granard, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully at home, on Saturday, December 19 of Chuck (John) Owens, Rathcronan, Granard, Longford.  Predeceased by his brother Hughie, sisters Catherine and Margaret. Beloved husband of June and dear father of Jonathan. Sadly missed by his loving family, daughter-in-law Oniesa, sisters Elizabeth, Breege and Maureen, brothers Patsy, Michael and Brendan, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours. May He Rest in Peace.
Reposing at his home. Removal on Monday, December 21 to St Mary’s Church, Granard, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Granardkill Cemetery. Funeral cortege will leave Chuck’s home at 11.45 am on route to St Mary’s Church for anybody who wishes to stand along the route as a mark of respect.
Due to the current H.S.E. and Government Covid-19 guidelines, the house will be private, please. The funeral Mass will be limited to 25 people. The family thank you for your cooperation at this sad time.
For those who would have liked to attend but can’t due to the restrictions, please leave a message for the family in the condolence section on RIP.ie.

Kate Catherine McAuley (née Kelly), No 3 Cois Abhann, Clondra, Longford / Crumlin, Dublin / Westmeath

The death occurred, peacefully in the care of her loving family, on Thursday, December 17 of Kate Catherine McAuley (née Kelly), No 3 Cois Abhann, Clondra, Longford and formerly of Crumlin, Dublin. She is predeceased by her parents Denis and Joan. Kate will be forever remembered with love, by her husband P (Noel), son Gary, daughter Fiona, daughter-in-law Jolanta, grandchildren Sarah, Ciara, Sam and Kevin, great-grandchildren Wade and Logan, brothers Laurance and Denis, brothers-in-law John, Danny and Shay, sisters-in-law Marie and Joanie, nephews, nieces, neighbours and her many good friends. A gentle nature, A heart of gold, these are the memories we will hold.
Kate's funeral cortege will leave her home on Tuesday, December 22 at 11am traveling via Clondra, to Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Rd, Cavan, for Cremation at 12.30pm. Due to government guidelines, Lakelands Crematorium, is for family only please.
A celebration of Kate's life will take place in Connell's Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford at 3pm on Tuesday, December 22. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Longford Palliative Care Team, c/o Connell Funeral Directors or any family member.
Family home is private at all times please. To leave a message for Kate's family, please use the link on RIP.ie.

Biruta Gaile, Sycamore Drive, Prospect Woods, Longford Town, Longford

The death occurred on Tuesday, December 15 of Biruta Gaile, Sycamore Drive, Prospect Woods, Longford Town, Longford. Biruta will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her family, husband Armands, son Eddie, daughter Evita, sister Laima, son-in-law, grandchildren Patricia, Evelina and Adelina, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Biruta’s funeral cortege will leave Glennon’s Funeral Home on Monday,  December 21 at 10.40pm to arrive at St Mel’s Cathedral for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am, followed by cremation at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. Following government restrictions regarding public gatherings the Mass will be restricted to 25 people only. The Mass will be streamed live, please go to www.longfordparish.com.
Those who would have liked to attend but due to current restrictions are unable to do so may leave their personal messages in the “condolences” section on RIP.ie.
The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time.

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