02 Jul 2022

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Bryonny Sainsbury, Briskil, Newtownforbes, Longford

The death occurred in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by her heartbroken family, of Bryonny Sainsbury, Briskil, Newtownforbes, Longford. Bryonny will be forever remembered by her loving parents Chris and Alison, brothers Arron and Gregory, grandad Pete and nan Jenny, grandad Ron (England), sister-in-law MaryAnne, her beloved boyfriend David, nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, cousins, neighbours and all her dear friends especially Grainne and Shelly. Beloved by family, Cherished by friends.
Bryonny's remains will arrive at Farnaught Church of Ireland, Mohill, on Saturday, September 4 for 11am Funeral Service for family and close friends only, followed by burial in St Paul's Church of Ireland, Graveyard, Newtownforbes.
Bryonny’s Funeral cortege will travel from Farnaught Church via Drumlish and her home en route to her final resting place in St Paul's Graveyard. The family would like to thank everyone for their kind support and help at this time. Please remember to practise social distancing at all times. Family home private at all times please.

Jeannie Dawson (née Murtagh), Leitrim, Coolarty, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully surrounded by her family, on Monday, August 30 of Jeannie Dawson (née Murtagh), Leitrim, Coolarty, Longford. Predeceased by her beloved husband Tommy, son Damien, sister Margaret and brother Sean. Jeannie will be very sadly missed by her loving family, son Thomas, daughters-in-law Lorraine and Orla, her adored grandchildren Aoife and Sorcha, brother Bennie, sister Collette,brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends and neighbours. May She Rest In Peace.
Removal on Tuesday, August 31 from Smith’s Funeral home, Barrack Street, Granard to St Mary’s Church, Granard, arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, September 1 at 12 noon, followed by burial in Granardkille Cemetery. Funeral cortège will leave Smith’s Funeral Home on Tuesday at 7.15pm on route to St Mary’s Church 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 Funeral Mass will be limited to 50 people. 

Kevin Maguire, Toome, Ballymahon, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully in the care of Rose Lodge, Killucan, on Monday, August 30 of Kevin Maguire, Toome, Ballymahon, Longford. Predeceased by his wife Kath. Sadly missed by his loving daughter Susan, son Mal, grandchildren Isabelle, Stephen, Danny, Kelly, and Louie, great-grandchildren Kacey, Alex, Calvin, Arianna, Kayden, Callum, and Cian, sisters Mary and Phil, brother John, daughter-in-law Jackie, extended family, relatives, neighbours, and friends.Rest in Peace.
Funeral Mass this Thursday, September 2 at 12 noon in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Carrickedmond, followed by burial in the local cemetery. Reposing privately.

Myra Dolan (née Hunt), Furnace, Dromod, Leitrim

The death occurred, peacefully, at her home, following an illness borne with great courage and dignity, on Tuesday, August 31 of Myra Dolan (née Hunt), Furnace, Dromod, Leitrim. Beloved wife and best friend of Ciaran and dear mother to Nicola Reynolds, Nadine Charles and in earlier years to her brother Martin, sadly missed by her heartbroken family, sons in law John and David, her grandchildren Laila, Jack, Emmy, Bobby, Sophie and Sadie, her extended family and many friends. May Myra Rest in Peace.
Myra will repose at her home on Wednesday, September 1 from 4pm to 8pm for family, friends and neighbours. Myra’s funeral cortege will leave her home on Thursday, September 2 at 1.30pm to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Annaduff, for Funeral Mass at 2pm, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
In compliance with current Government Guidelines on public gatherings Myra’s funeral is restricted to 50 persons. The family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Palliative Care c/o McGowan Funeral Directors.
Myra’s Funeral Mass may be viewed via the following link; 

Albert Griffith, Lisaholip, Ballinagh, Cavan

The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at home, on Sunday, August 29 of Albert Griffith, Lisaholip, Garrymore, Ballinagh, Co Cavan. Beloved husband and best friend of Anna and dear father of Elizabeth (Stewart), Emily (Maurice), Victor (Myrtle), Ruth (Peter), Caroline (Barry), Wendy (Juan), Stuart (Shirley), Herbie (Elaine) and his adored grandchildren. Remembered with love by his wife, sons, daughters, partners, daughters in law, sons in law, grandchildren, sisters, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Resting at the family home on Tuesday, August 31  from 2pm until 6pm for family, neighbours and close friends. All social distancing guidelines must be adhered to. House strictly private at all other times please. Removal from the family home at Lisaholip, Garrymore, Ballinagh on Wednesday, September 1 at 2pm via Ballinagh town to arrive at St Patrick's Church, Ballintemple for funeral service at 2.30pm, restricted to 50 people with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to Oncology unit, Cavan General Hospital, St. Vincent's Ward, Mater Hospital, Dublin and Palliative Care, Cavan c/o William Foster, Funeral Director, Ricehill, Crossdoney, Cavan or any family member.
Safe in the arms of Jesus’. Funeral service may be viewed on the following link 
Neighbours and friends are welcome to line the route in a safe and socially distancing manner, as a mark of respect. The Griffith family would like to thank you for your cooperation and understanding at this difficult time.

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