Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, March 31, 2021

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 Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Michael John Flaherty, Lack, Whitehall, Longford


The death occurred, in the loving care of the staff of The Padre Pio ward, Saint Joseph's Care Centre, Dublin Road, Longford, on Sunday, March 28 of Michael John Flaherty, Lack, Whitehall, Longford. Predeceased by his parents Michael and Rose, his sister Patricia, brothers-in-law Michael and Philip and sister-in-law Susan. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Maureen, daughters Joanne Mills and Carol Rose Clarke, granddaughter Jasmine, great grandson Alfie George, brother Fred, sisters-in-law Patricia, Sandra, Wendy, Jacqui, Liz and Angie, brothers-in-law Malcolm, Chris, Peter and Steve, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and many good friends. Rest In Peace.
Michael’s Funeral Cortège will leave Kelly’s Funeral Home, Athlone Road, Longford, on Thursday, April 1 at 1pm approximately to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, for private cremation service at 2.30pm, which following government guidelines will be restricted to 10 people only. Mchael’s service can be viewed online, please go to www.lakelandscrematorium.ie  and click on "live stream", enter password Lakelandsfuneral2021
The family very much appreciate your support and consideration at this time.
Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Longford Branch, Alzheimers Society c/o Kelly’s Funeral Directors or any family member. House Private, Please. 

Maura McDonnell (née Drury), Barncor, Lanesboro, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, March 30 of Maura McDonnell (née Drury), Barncor, Lanesboro, Longford. Predeceased by her beloved husband Frank. Maura will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her family, son Francis (U.S.A.), daughters Josephine Hertzog (Germany), Veronica Keogh (Ohill) and Yvonne Casserly (Clonfour), sister Ann (U.S.A), brother Tom (U.S.A), Francis’ partner Deanne, sons-in-law Fritz, Eamon and Con, grandchildren Stephanie, Fitz, Luke, Jack, Con Jnr., Eamon and Ciara, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Maura’s funeral cortege will leave her daughter Yvonne and son-in-law Con’s residence (Clonfour) on Thursday, April 1 at 11.40am to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Lanesboro for Funeral liturgy at 12 noon, interment afterwards in Clonbonny Cemetery. Given the exceptional circumstances and in accordance with government guidelines and social distancing protocols ,to protect everyone dear to Maura and her family the Mass will be restricted to 10 people only. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time.
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Longford Palliative Care, c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member.

Jimmy Early, Creevy, Granard, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, March 30 of Jimmy Early, Creevy, Granard, Longford. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen, son James, brothers Barney and Myles and sister Maggie. Sadly missed and always remembered by his loving family, sons Pat and Francis, daughter Carmel, brother Patsy, daughters-in-law Catherina and Anne, son-in-law Martin, grandchildren Michael, Maria, James, Emily, Lauren and Dylan, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends and neighbours. May He Rest in Peace.
Removal on Thursday, April 1 from his home to St. Mary’s Church, Carra, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Funeral cortège will leave Jimmy’s home at 11.40am en route to St Mary’s Church, Carra, 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 10 people. The family thank you for your cooperation at this sad time.


Gretchen (Margaret) Gallagher, late of Dublin Road, Mullingar, Westmeath / Edgeworthstown, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully) in the devoted care of management and staff at Portiuncula Nursing Home, Multyfarnham, on Monday, March 29 of Gretchen (Margaret) Gallagher, late of Dublin Road, Mullingar, Westmeath and formerly Edgeworthstown, Longford. Gretchen will be lovingly remembered by her sister Dervila (McGirr), nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, relatives, former colleagues of the Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar (Pharmacy Department) and friends. Remembering also the deceased members of the Gallagher family. May Gretchen Rest In Peace.
In keeping with current Government guidelines, a private family only Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday at 12 noon and can be viewed on www.mullingarparish.ie  Condolences may be conveyed to the family at www.gilsenanfuneralhome.ie 

Kevin Sheridan, Rosduff, Aughnacliffe, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully in the presence of his family at Cavan General Hospital, on Monday, March 29 of Kevin Sheridan, Rosduff, Aughnacliffe, Longford. Predeceased by his parents Phil and Annie ( Masterson) and by his niece Maura. Kevin will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family, loving wife Kathleen, sons Aidan (Fermoy), Des and John, daughters-in-law Sinead, Ann-Marie and Leanne, grandchildren Jane, Dean, Erica, Tom, Olive, Fódla, Arlo and Kevin Óg, brothers Michael, Eddie and Phil (Dublin), nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends. May he Rest In Peace.
Kevin’s Funeral cortege will leave his residence on Wednesday, March 31 at 10.40am to arrive at St Colmcille’s Church, Aughnacliffe for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.00am, interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Given the exceptional circumstances and in accordance with government guidelines and social distancing protocols, to protect everyone dear to Kevin and his family, the Mass will be restricted to 10 people only. The Mass will be streamed live, click here. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time. House strictly private.

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