Deaths in Longford - Monday, February 1, 2021
Janette Tynan (née Gaynor), Castlenugent, Granard, Longford / Westmeath
The death occurred, peacefully in the loving care of her family, on Sunday, January 31 of Janette Tynan (née Gaynor), Castlenugent, Granard, Longford and formerly of Toughmon, Crookedwood, Co Westmeath.Predeceased by her beloved husband James and daughter Bríd. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughter Frances, sons Anthony and Jim, daughters-in-law Siobhán and Gretta, son-in-law Sebastian, grandchildren Laura and her fiancé Shaun Henry, Kevin, Andrew and his wife Ling, Angela, Sarah, Paul, Philip, Lini, Adela and Maria, her nieces Mary, Melina and Orla, her nephew Liam, cousins, extended family, neighbours, friends and all in the Moatesiders and Coolamber I.C.A. May Janette Rest In Peace.
A private funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, February 2 at 12 noon in St Mary’s Church Granard with burial afterwards in Granardkille Cemetery. Funeral Mass can be viewed on this link https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-marys-church-granard Janette’s funeral cortège will leave her home at 11.40am on route to St Mary’s Church for anybody who wishes to stand along the route in a social distancing manor as a mark of respect.
Due to the current H.S.E. and Government Covid-19 guidelines, the house will be strictly private, please. The funeral Mass will be limited to 10 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
Elizabeth (Betty) Mulligan, Ballinalee Road, Granard, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully in the loving care of Our Lady’s Manor Nursing Home Edgeworthstown, on Sunday, January 31 of Elizabeth (Betty) Mulligan, Ballinalee Road, Granard, Longford, former nurse at St Ita’s Hospital Portrane, Dublin. Predeceased by her brothers Pat (Arva), Eugene (Dublin) and Tommy (Toneymore), her sister Mary Lynch (Ballywillin). Sadly missed by her sisters Bridie and Philomena (Northampton, England), sister-in-law May, nieces , nephews, relatives and her many close friends and neighbours. May She Rest In Peace.
Removal on Wednesday, February 3 to St Mary’s Church, Granard for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St Bernard’s Cemetery Abbeylara.Funeral cortège will leave Smith’s Funeral home Granard at 11.45am 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 Funeral Mass will be limited to 10 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.
Brendan Connolly, Foynes Court, formerly of Templemichael Terrace, Longford Town, Longford / Ardagh, Limerick
The death occurred, peacefully, in the kind and tender care of the staff of Sunset Lodge, St Joseph’s Nursing Home Longford, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, January 30 of Brendan Connolly, Foynes Court and formerly of Templemichael Terrace, Longford and Main Street, Ardagh, Co Limerick. Predeceased by his parents Malachy and Mary Ellen, brothers and sisters.Brendan will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his wife Elma, sons John, Kevin and Dessie, daughter Helen Richardson, daughters-in-law Lorraine, Deirdre and Diane, son-in-law Kris, adoring grandchildren Rachel, Darragh, Ava, Kyle, Caitlín and Eoin, brothers Tony and Frank, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Brendan’s funeral cortege will leave his residence at 10.30am on Monday, February 1 (via Templemichael Terrace) to arrive at St Mel’s Cathedral for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am, interment afterwards in Ballymacormack Cemetery.
Given the exceptional circumstances and in accordance with government guidelines and social distancing protocols and to protect everyone dear to Brendan and his family, the Mass will be restricted to 10 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, may leave their personal messages in the “condolences” section on RIP.ie.The family very much appreciate your support and consideration at this time.
Family flowers only please donations if desired to St Christopher's Services, Longford c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member.
Bridget (Bridgie) McCawley (née O'Rourke), Old Glenview, Castlepollard, Westmeath
The death occurred, peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff at Maplecourt Nursing Home, Castlepollard, on Saturday, January 30 of Bridget (Bridgie) McCawley (née O'Rourke), Old Glenview, Castlepollard, Westmeath. Sadly missed by her son Martin, daughter Loretta, granddaughter Ellie, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.Rest in Peace.
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, February 2 at 12 noon in St. Michael's Church, Castlepollard with burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Those wishing to send messages of condolences may do so in the condolence section on RIP.ie. Please observe Government Guidelines regarding Covid 19.
Sheila Dufficy (née O'Sullivan), Drumcondra, Dublin / Strokestown, Roscommon / Kerry
The death has occurred of Mrs Sheila (Brigid) Dufficy (née O'Sullivan), in her 88th year, late of Elphin Street, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon recently resided in Dublin. Sheila passed away on the morning of Saturday, January 30, peacefully, in the Mater Hospital, in the company of her loving family. Predeceased by her husband, Jack. Loving mother, and best friend, of four children; grandmother of David, and devout Roman Catholic. Native of Kerry, youngest and last surviving of her immediate family. Sadly missed by her daughter, Jean, and her sons, Anthony, John and Michael, grandson David, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
A private family funeral will take place at the Church of St Columba, in Iona Road Parish, with a subsequent interment, in Sheila's native Kerry.
The family expresses sincere gratitude for the loving care and attention demonstrated by the Mater Hospital team. Family flowers only please. Rather than floral gifts please consider a donation to the Mater Hospital Foundation. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam.
James Oliver (Oliver) Turner, late of Curry, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford
The death occurred, suddenly in Nottingham, England, on December 28, 2020 of James Oliver (Oliver) Turner, late of Curry, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford.
Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Kathleen, brothers Patrick and Brendan, nephew Adrian, brother in-law Paul. Oliver will be sadly missed and remembered with much love by his wife Carol, daughter Yolande, sons Jimmy and Shane, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren and great grandchildren, his brother Michael, sisters Annette and Mary, sisters and brothers in law, nephews, nieces, grand nieces and nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Funeral will take place in Nottingham, England on Monday, February 8. Memorial Mass for the soul of Oliver will be held at a later date.
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