Deaths in Longford - Sunday, June 6, 2021
Mary Jo McKenna (née Sheerin), Gaigue, Ballinamuck, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family and the wonderful caring staff of the Sunset lodge, St Joseph’s Care Centre, Longford, on Saturday, June 5 of Mary Jo McKenna (née Sheerin), Gaigue, Ballinamuck, Longford. Predeceased by her husband Pat, sister Peggy McGlynn, brothers Michael and Thomas. Sadly missed by sons Padraig (Killoe), Seamus (Longford), Aidan (Castlepollard), daughters Catherine Gray (Killoe), Ann McKeon (Aughnacliffe) and Caroline (London), her brother Jimmy, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing in Connell’s Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford, on Sunday, June 6 from 5-7pm. Remains arriving on Monday, JUne 7 to St Patrick’s Church, Ballinamuck, for 12 noon funeral Mass, followed by burial in Ballinamuck new cemetery. The funeral Mass is private to family members. Mary Jo’s funeral Mass can be viewed online www.vimeo.com/559484355 The family appreciates your support and understanding at this time.
Anne Gaskin (née Murphy), 19 Seangharraí Drive, Ballinagh, Cavan / Bray, Wicklow
The death occurred, peacefully at home, in the care of her loving family, on Saturday, June 5 of Anne Gaskin (nee Murphy), 19 Seangharraí Drive, Ballinagh, Co Cavan & formerly Bray, Co Wicklow. Sadly missed by her heartbroken family, daughters Margaret- Anne, Marina, Paula & Krystina, son Patrick, her adored grandchildren & great-grandchildren, her brother, sister, sons in law, daughter in law, all her relatives & many friends. May She Rest In Peace.
Anne will repose at her home in Seangharraí on Sunday, June 6 from 4pm until 6pm for family, close friends & neighbours. All other times are strictly for family time, please. The funeral cortège will leave her home on Monday morning, June 7 at 10.30am, on foot, and will travel to St Felim's Church, Ballinagh, for Funeral Mass at 11am, limited to 50 people. Burial will take place afterwards in the new cemetery. Anyone standing along the route are asked to observe social distancing guidelines.
Michael Owens, St Theresa's Road, Lisnamult, Roscommon Town, Roscommon / Strokestown, Roscommon
The death occurred, peacefully, in the devoted and attentive care of the staff at the Sacred Heart Home, Roscommon, on Saturday, June 5 of Michael Owens, St Theresa’s Road, Lisnamult, Roscommon town and formerly of Annaghmore, Strokestown, Co Roscommon. Beloved husband of the late Mary and dear brother of the late Jimmy, Mary and Frank. He will be very sadly missed by his brothers Anthony and PJ, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, good neighbours and many friends. May Michael Rest in Peace.
In an effort to follow current guidelines, Michael’s funeral will be attended by family and close friends only. His funeral cortège will depart from Smyth’s Funeral Home, Roscommon on Tuesday morning, June 8 at 10.30am and arrive at the Sacred Heart Church, Roscommon for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am. Burial afterwards in Strokestown Cemetery.
The Owens family very much appreciate your support at this time and acknowledge with much gratitude the gentle and wonderful care that Michael received in St Catherine’s Ward of the Sacred Heart Home over the past number of months. Please note that Michael’s funeral Mass will be broadcast in the Roscommon town area on the Parish Radio 105.9 FM and can also be viewed live on Tuesday at 11am by CLICKING HERE
James Fitzpatrick, Irishtown, Ballynacargy, Westmeath
The death occurred, peacefully, at his residence in the loving care of his son Oliver, in his 91st year, on Friday, June 4 of James Fitzpatrick, Irishtown, Ballynacargy, Westmeath. Predeceased by his loving wife Esther. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken son Oliver, nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours, friends and especially his carers. May he rest in peace.
Funeral Mass in St Matthew's Church, Milltown on Monday, June 7 at 11am (In line with Government and HSE guidelines.) Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Georgie Sammon, Bunlahy, Ballinalee, Longford
The death occurred, suddenly, on Wednesday, June 2 of Georgie Sammon (cattle dealer), Bunlahy, Ballinalee, Longford. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Carmel, parents Georgie and Mary, sisters Kate and Mary (England). Georgie will always be remembered with love by his family, sons Gerry, Michael and daughter Mary, son-in-law Sean, daughter-in-law Trina, grandchildren Ciaran, Megan, Corey, Clodagh and Luke, brother James (England), sister Rose (England), nephews, nieces, cousins, neighbours and his many friends. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Rest in Peace Georgie.
Reposing in Connell's Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford, this Saturday, June 5 from 5:30pm followed by prayers at 7:30pm. Georgie's funeral cortege will leave Connell's Funeral Home on Sunday, June 6 at 12:45pm travelling by his home in Bunlahy at approximately 1:15pm, then onto Ballymore via Killeen old school on route to St.Mary's Church, Granard for 2 o'clock funeral mass. Burial afterwards in Granardkill Cemetery. Family home is private, please. Please adhere to social distancing guidelines at all times.
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