26 May 2022

Deaths in Longford - Thursday, March 11, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Thursday, March 11, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Thursday, March 11, 2021

John McNally, Leugh, Thurles, Tipperary / Longford Town, Longford

The death occurred, very peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, March 8 of John McNally, Leugh, Thurles, Tipperary and formerly Longford. Predeceased by his parents John and Mary, his father-in-law Richard, mother-in-law Peggy and sister-in-law Patricia. John will be sadly missed by his wife Rose, sons Cillian and Emmet, daughter Eva, grandson Ellis, daughter-in-law, brothers Joe, Patrick, Kevin and Garrett, sisters Miriam and Prisca, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends.May He Rest in Peace.
Following Government guidelines due to Covid restrictions, a private family funeral will take place. John's funeral cortège will leave his residence on Thursday morning, March 11 at 10.15am to arrive at The Cathedral of the Assumption for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial after Mass in Killinan Cemetery. Mass can be viewed live at
No flowers please, donations, if desired, can be made to North Tipperary Hospice or Thurles Tennis Club. A/C: Thurles Tennis Club, IBAN IE93BOFI 9044 6493370288. BIC BOFIIE2D House private, please.

Maeve Cullen (née Keaveney), "Melleview" , Deanscurragh, Longford Town, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully at home, on Monday, March 8 of Maeve Cullen (née Keaveney), "Melleview" , Deanscurragh, Longford Town, Longford. Predeceased by her beloved husband Joe. Maeve will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her family Elma (London), Shane (Kilmactranny), Glenn and Ciara, brother Ernest, son-in-law Tim, daughter-in-law Marian, sister-in-law Áine, grandchildren Lily, Theo, Martha, Malachy and Finn, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Maeve's funeral cortege will leave Glennon's Funeral Home on Friday, March 12 at 12.40pm to arrive at St Mel’s Cathedral for Mass of the Resurrection at 1pm, 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 Maeve and her family, the Mass will be restricted to 10 people only. The Mass will be streamed live please go to
The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time.

Eoin Faherty, Artane, Dublin / Longford Town, Longford / Galway

The death occurred on Thursday, March 4 of Eoin Faherty, late of Brookfield, Artane, Dublin 5, formerly of Longford Town and Galway. Eoin’s life adventures came to a peaceful end at home. Predeceased by his daughter Ciara. Deeply missed by his wife Carmel, children Grainne, Darragh and Emmet, son-in-law Joe, grandchildren Ben, Ellie and Liam, his sister, brothers, extended family, friends and colleagues. May He Rest in Peace.
Eoin’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on Thursday, March 11 at 11am by visiting
Family flowers only. Donations if desired, to either Diabetes Ireland or Féileacáin.

Katherine (Basy) Sugrue (née Brady), Kilsarn, Loughduff, Cavan

The death occurred, in her 87th year, following a brief illness, on Friday, March 5 of Katherine (Basy) Sugrue (nee Brady) Birmingham and late Kilsarn, Loughduff, Co Cavan. Predeceased by her husband John, parents Bernard and Margaret and her sister Brigid (Bonnie) Dolan. Katherine will be sadly missed by her loving sons John Joe (Loughduff) and Jimmy (Bermingham) daughters-in-law Abby and Helen, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. May She Rest in Peace.
Her funeral Mass will take place on Friday, March 12 in Our Lady & St. Hubert's RC Church, Bleak House Road, Olbury, Bermingham, B68 0TQ at 11.45am. The family appreciates your support at this sad time.

Frank Owens, Annaghmore, Strokestown, Roscommon

The death occurred, suddenly, at his home, on Tuesday, March 9 of Frank Owens, Annaghmore, Strokestown, Roscommon. Much loved husband and best friend of Mary and proud and devoted father of Adrian, Damian, Ronan and Niall. He will be very sadly missed by his heartbroken wife and sons, daughters-in-law Phil, Mary, Katrina and Clare, his adored grandchildren Jason, Ryan, Dylan, Caitlin, Daniel, Sean, Ethan, Cian, Amy, Kyle and Ella, brothers Michael, PJ and Anthony, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends. Rest In Peace.
Removal to Strokestown Parish Church on Thursday, March 11 to arrive for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Owing to current restrictions Frank's Funeral Mass is private to family only, limited to 10 people. Mass can be viewed online by clicking here and will be broadcast on the parish radio frequency 108FM. Thank you for your cooperation.

John (Fonsie) Lavin, "Roncalli", The Cresent, Ennis, Clare / Strokestown, Roscommon
The death occurred, peacefully, at home, on Tuesday, March 9 of John (Fonsie) Lavin, "Roncalli", The Cresent, Ennis, Clare and formerly of Lackin, Strokestown, Roscommon (Retired An Garda Siochana). Predeceased by his loving wife Josephine. Sadly missed by his daughter Anita, son Damian, grandchildren Amy and Michael, brother Michael, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
A private family funeral will take place on Friday, March 12 at 12 noon in St Joseph's Church with Burial afterwards in Drumcliffe Cemetery. In compliance with current HSE guidelines, the number of people attending funeral Mass and the burial ceremony is limited to a maximum of ten. Please comply with public health advice. For those who wish to attend, but cannot, the Funeral Mass can be viewed on the St Joseph's church Webcam using this link  
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