Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, June 1, 2021

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Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, June 1, 2021

David Conlon, Ballincurry, Killoe, Longford


The death occurred, unexpectedly, on Saturday, May 29 of David Conlon, Ballincurry, Killoe, Longford.  David will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family, his wife Emer, his parents Sean and Kathleen, sister Adora (Kildare), brothers Gerry (U.K.) and John (Killoe), parents-in-law Joe and Nuala Kelly (Kenagh), sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. May he rest in peace.
David’s funeral cortege will leave his residence on Thursday, June 3 at 11.30am to arrive at St. Oliver’s Church, Cullyfad for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon, interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Given the exceptional circumstances and to protect everyone dear to David and his family, the Mass will be restricted to 50 people only. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time.
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to a charity of your choice, c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member. House private please.

Anne Kassam (née Halton), Rathcor, Granard, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown, on Monday, May 31 of Anne Kassam (née Halton), Rathcor, Granard, Longford. Predeceased by her father James Halton and her mother Sarah Halton. Sadly missed by her daughter Camila Healy (Dublin) and her immediate family, loving brothers Laurence, Philip and Michael,sisters Carmel, Mary and Veronica, sisters-in-law Fiona, Rita and Elizabeth, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours. May She Rest In Peace.
Family prayers at 6.30pm on Wednesday, June 2 at Smith’s Funeral Home, Barrack St Granard, Co Longford. Removal from Smith’s Funeral Home on Thursday, June 3 to St Mary’s Church, Granard, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in Mullinalaghta Cemetery. Due to the current H.S.E. and Government Covid-19 guidelines, Anne’s Funeral Mass will be limited to 50 people.
Funeral cortège will leave Smith’s Funeral Home en route to St. Mary’s Church, Granard, at 11.45am. After the funeral Mass en route to Mullinalaghta Cemetery, the funeral cortège will travel via Brown’s Cross, Killeen old national school, Piper’s cross, Purth Cross and Mullinroe Cross for anybody who wishes to stand along the route as a mark of respect. The family thank you for your cooperation at this sad time. Funeral Mass can be viewed by clicking on the following link: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-marys-church-granard 

Kevin Casey, Drumcroy, Mohill, Leitrim


The death occurred, suddenly, on Saturday, May 29 of Kevin Casey, Drumcroy, Mohill, Leitrim. Predeceased by his parents Marie and Brendan, Sadly missed by his loving family brothers Philip and John, sister Nicole (Kiernan ) brother-in-law Paraic, sisters-in-law, Martina and Clodagh, nephew Jack, nieces Rachael, Sarah, Grainne, Amy and Robyn, relatives and many friends. May Kevin's Gentle Soul Rest in Peace.
Reposing at his home with removal to arrive at St Patrick's Church, Mohill, for a Funeral Mass on Wednesday, June 2 at 12 noon with Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Funeral Mass may be viewed on www.churchtv.ie/mohill .
In keeping with current Government guidelines regarding public gatherings Kevin's funeral will be for family and close friends. (limit of 50 people in the Church). The family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time.

Colm Kavanagh, Sonnagh, Aughnacliffe, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully at Sunset Lodge, St Joseph's Nursing Home, Longford, on Sunday, May 30 of Colm Kavanagh, Sonnagh, Aughnacliffe, Longford. Predeceased by his parents Charlie and Maggie and brother Patsy. Dearly missed by extended family, neighbours, friends and the very caring staff who looked after him so well in St Joseph's. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Reposing at Lakelands (Finnegans) Funeral Home, Dublin Road, Cavan H12RF78 on Monday May 31 from 6pm to 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, June 1 in St. Colmcille's Church, Aughnacliffe at 12 noon with burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Due to government regulations, funeral Mass is confined to 50 people.

Bernie Noone (née McGivney), Drumhalla, Tullyco, Cootehill, Cavan / Abbeylara, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital, on Wednesday, May 26 of Bernie Noone (née McGivney), Drumhalla, Tullyco, Cootehill, Cavan / Abbeylara, Longford. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Jim, and loving mother of Sarah Smyth (Navan), and James (Abu Dhabi), sadly missed by her son-in-law Larry, daughter-in-law Lorraine, brothers Michael and Ciaran, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and work colleagues. Rest In Peace.
Removal from her home on Tuesday, June 1 to arrive at St. Brigid's Church, Laragh for Funeral Mass at 11.30am, followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. Due to current restrictions Bernie's Funeral Mass will be limited to 50 people. The Mass will be streamed live on www.churchtv.ie/laragh  The cremation service can be viewed on http://lakelandscrematorium.ie  Password is Lakelandsfuneral2021
Anyone standing along the route are most welcome & are asked to adhere to social distancing guidelines. House strictly private.

Bernadette (Bernie) Compton (née Doyle), Clooncagh, Strokestown, Roscommon / Ballyhaunis, Mayo


The death occurred, peacefully at her home after a short illness, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, May 29 of Bernadette (Bernie) Compton (née Doyle), Clooncagh, Strokestown, Roscommon and formerly of Derrylea, Ballyhaunis, Mayo. Predeceased by her sister Mary. Much loved wife of William and adored mother of Ian and Ingrid. She will be very sadly missed by her loving husband, son, daughter, daughter-in-law Emily, brother Pat (Claremorris), sisters Evelyn (Navan) and Josephine (Cork), nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, mother-in-law Mary, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Rest In Peace.
Removal from her home on Tuesday June 1 to Strokestown Parish Church to arrive for Funeral Mass at 11a.m. Burial afterwards in Kilgefin Cemetery. Owing to government restrictions Bernie's Funeral Mass is private to family and friends, limited to 50 people and observing social distancing. Bernie's Funeral Mass may be viewed online by clicking here. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding at this sad time for the family.
Family flowers only flowers please, donations in lieu of if desired to the Irish Cancer Society or Mayo/Roscommon Hospice.

Phyllis Hourigan (née Murray), Leeds and formerly of Clare, Strokestown, Roscommon
The death occurred, peacefully on Saturday, May 15 of Mrs Phyllis Hourigan, (nee Murray) late of Leeds and formerly of Clare, Strokestown, Co Roscommon, aged 87 years. Loyal wife of 63 years to her late husband John RIP. Devoted mother to Mary, Kathleen, John, Patrick and Michael. Loving grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all her loving family and many dear friends.
Private Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Leeds on Thursday, June 3 at 12.30pm followed by burial at Horsforth Cemetery, Leeds. Streaming of this service is available by following the link below. Family flowers only please, donations for Dementia UK may be given by following the link https://private.streamingevent.co.uk/  phyllishourigan03062021 ‘May she rest in peace’
Enquiries to Hughes Funeral Directors, Leeds 00441132326900.

Vincent Walker, Tully, Coolarty, Granard, Longford
The death occurred, in his 86th year, on Friday, April 30 of Vincent Walker, of Old Woolwick Road, London and formerly of Tully Coolarty, Granard/Edgeworthstown, Co Longford. Predeceased by his wife Kay, parents Patrick and Agnes, brother Patrick, sisters Tessie, Peggy, Veronica and Bridget, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews Denis and Patrick and niece Agnes.He will be sadly missed by his brother Jimmy, nephews and nieces.
Mass will take place in Our Lady of Grace Church, Greenwich, London on Friday, June 4 at 11am with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Rest in peace.

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