Deaths in Longford - Sunday, June 27, 2021
Sr Carmel O'Reilly, Longford Town, Longford / Finea, Westmeath
The death occurred, peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Laurel Lodge Nursing Home, on Sunday, June 27 of Sr Carmel, Convents of Mercy, Longford, Granard, Spiddal and Athlone and formerly of Carrickakillew, Finea, Mullingar, Co Westmeath. Predeceased by her parents Hugh and Rose, by her brothers Brian, Hugh-Patrick, Simon, Michael and infant brother Sean and by her sisters Margaret, Sr.Rose and her infant sister Julia. Sr.Carmel will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and by her Mercy Community of the Western Province. May she rest in peace.
Sr Carmel’s funeral cortege will leave The Convent Chapel, Convent Road, Longford on Tuesday morning, June 29 at 10.40am to arrive at St Mel’s Cathedral for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am, interment afterwards in the Convent plot in St. Mary’s Parish Church grounds, Granard.
Given the exceptional circumstances and current government restrictions, the Mass will be restricted to 50 people. The Mass will be streamed live please go to www.longfordparish.com Sr Carmel's family and her Mercy Community very much appreciate your support and consideration at this time.
Marie McGarry (née Reynolds), Cloonboney, Mohill, Leitrim
The death occurred, at home, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, June 26 of Marie McGarry (née Reynolds), Cloonboney, Mohill, Leitrim. Predeceased by her beloved husband Malachy, her brother Tommy and sister Carmel. Marie will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her daughters Angela, Helen (Reynolds), Breda (Donnelly), Denise (Curtin) and Edel (Dunne), her sons in law Pascal, Paul, Al and Paul, her adored grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her sister Angela, her sister in law Margaret, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours, and many friends. May She Rest in Peace.
Marie’s remains will repose at her residence on Monday, June 28 from 4pm to 9pm for family, close friends and neighbours, due to Covid restrictions. Marie’s funeral cortege will leave her residence on Tuesday, June 29 to arrive at St Joseph’s church Cloonturk for funeral mass at 12 noon followed by burial in Cloonmorris cemetery.
In compliance with current Government Guidelines on public gatherings Marie’s funeral is restricted to 50 persons. The family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time.
Brendan Collopy, No 7 Cartron Road, Kenagh, Longford
The death occurred, in Tullamore General Hospital, on Wednesday, June 23 of Brendan Collopy, No 7 Cartron Road, Kenagh, Longford. Predeceased by his wife Maureen and his brother Desmond. Deeply regretted by his loving family, daughter Leonie, sons Michael and Derek and their partners Lizzy and Susan, his sister Marion, brothers Gerald, Arthur and Declan, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law and son-in-law Greg, his beloved grandchildren Andrew, Aaron, Chloe, Shelby, Ciara, Nichole, Avril and Abigail, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing privately. Due to current Government and HSE guidelines on funeral gatherings, a private Funeral Mass, for family only, will take place on Sunday, June 27 after 10.30am Mass in St Dominic's Church, Kenagh, followed by burial in Kilcommock Cemetery.
Irene Dwyer (née Caslin), Arigna, Roscommon / Strokestown, Roscommon
The death occurred, peacefully, in the tender care of the staff at U.C.H. Galway, following a brief illness, on Thursday, June 24 of Irene Dwyer (née Caslin), Arigna, Co. Roscommon and formerly Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Predeceased by her beloved husband Packie, her parents Leo and Mary, brother Dessie and sister-in-law Mary. Irene will be sadly missed by her loving son Ciaran, daughters Leonie (Cahill) Ballinalee, Co Longford and Anita (Egan) Corofin, Co. Galway, sons-in-law, Seamus and Ja, daughter-in-law Mary, grandchildren Colm, Orla, James, Ellen, Sarah, Peter and Páidí, brother Leo, sister-in-law Carmel, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. May she rest in peace.
Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon on Saturday evening, June 26 from 7pm until 9pm.( Family and close friends please) Removal on Sunday afternoon, June 27 to the Church of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. Arigna for Celebration of Mass of Christian Burial at 3 p.m. (adhering to the 2 Metre Social Distancing Rule, Church is limited to 35 persons) Interment afterwards in Curraghs Cemetery, Tarmon. Funeral Mass will be streamed live on Kilronan Parish Facebook page. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to Castleturvin Residence Comfort Fund.
In compliance with Government & HSE guidelines you are requested to follow rules regarding church numbers and also adhere strictly to Social Distancing on route to Church, in vicinity of Church and cemetery. The family thank you for your cooperation, sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time.
Kathleen Glennon (née Smith), Kilcogy Lower, Kilcogy, Cavan / Delvin, Westmeath
The death occurred, peacefully in Birmingham, on Wednesday, June 2 of Kathleen Glennon (née Smith), Birmingham and late of Kilcogy Lower, Kilcogy, Cavan / Delvin, Westmeath. Predeceased by her parents Michael and Kathleen her brother Bernard, sisters Molly and Bridie. Beloved wife of Jimmy and loving mother of Jimmy, Caroline, Rosie, Susie and Jackie. Sadly missed by her husband Jimmy, son, daughters, grandchildren, brother Michael, sister Eileen, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Funeral Mass on Thursday, July 8 at 11am. in St. Francis Church Birmingham. Link st.francis.livevideostream.co.uk The family appreciates your support at this sad time.
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