Deaths in Longford - Monday, October 11, 2021
Jimmy Walker, Granard, Coolarty, Longford / Edgeworthstown, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of St. James's Hospital, Dublin surrounded by his nieces and nephews, on Monday, October 11 of Jimmy Walker, Granard, Coolarty, Longford / Edgeworthstown, Longford. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, cousins, relatives, friends and neighbours. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Glennon's Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road, Longford on Wednesday, October 13 from 6pm until 8pm. Removal on Thursday, October 14 to St Mary's Church, Edgeworthstown for funeral Mass at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Aughafin cemetery.
Given the exceptional circumstances the Mass will be restricted to half capacity of St. Mary's Church. The Mass can be viewed on the following link https://www.churchtv.ie/edgeworthstown/
The family appreciates your cooperation and support at this sad time.
Thomas (Tommy) Nolan, 20 Maugheraboy Estate, Sligo Town, Sligo, F91 HX5W / Mullingar, Westmeath / Ballymahon, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by his family at Sligo University Hospital, on Saturday, October 9 of Thomas (Tommy) Nolan, 20 Maugheraboy Estate, Sligo Town, Sligo, F91 HX5W and formerly of Irishtown, Mullingar and Ballymahon, Co Longford. Dearly loved husband of Eileen and father of Belinda (Guilfoyle), Jimmy, Lorraine and Sinéad.Predeceased by his brothers Hughie, Paddy and Fred and his sister Sheila.
Sadly missed by his loving wife and family, son-in-law Dermot Guilfoyle, grandchildren Clodagh, Darragh and Ciarán, brothers Jimmy and Charlie, sisters Maureen Loddick and Agnes Moore, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at the family home at 20 Maugheraboy Estate from 4pm to 7pm on Tuesday, October 12. Removal at 11am on Wednesday, October 13 to The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only, please, donations in lieu, if desired, to The Sligo Branch of the Irish Kidney Association c/o Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo at www.feehilys.ie/pay
Covid 19 restrictions apply at all times with 50% capacity in the Cathedral, social distancing and mask wearing. Condolence messages for the family can be left at www.feehilys.ie or by traditional manner.
John Gormley, Annfield, Bouladuff, Thurles, Co Tipperary / Aughnacliffe, Co Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, under the wonderful care of the staff of South Tipperary Regional Hospital, on Sunday, October 10 of John Gormley, Annfield, Bouladuff, Thurles, Co Tipperary and formerly Aughnacliffe, Co Longford, in his 88th year.
Predeceased by his son in law Kieran, brothers Mick, Jim, Pat, Eugene, Peadar, Tom and Mel, sisters Anna and Maggie-May. Deeply regretted by his loving family; wife Kathleen (née O'Connell, Kilcommon), sons Patrick, Denis and John, daughter Caroline (Connors), grandchildren Laura, Fiona, David, Megan, Conor, Liam, Paul, Emma and Michael, great-grandson Arlo, daughters in law Mary, Siobhan and Mary, brothers Colm, Bredan and Fr Kevin, sister Chris (Hourican), nephews, nieces, brothers in law, sister in law, relatives, neighbours and many friends. May He Rest In Peace.
Reposing in Hugh Ryan's Funeral Home Slievenamon Road, Thurles, on Tuesday, October 12 from 5pm to 7pm. Arriving at St Laurence O'Toole Church, Inch, on Wednesday, October 13 at 11am for Requiem Mass at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in Bouladuff Cemetery.
Rose Cunningham (née Walpole), Shankill, Dublin / Drumlish, Longford
The death occurred, Peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff at St Vincent’s University Hospital, on Thursday, October 7 of Rose Cunningham (née Walpole), Shankill, Dublin and formerly Drumlish, Longford. Dearly beloved wife of the late Seamus. Predeceased by her son Dermot and his wife Anne. Deeply regretted by her children Imelda, Geraldine, Clare, Rhona and Garrett, her cherished grandchildren Georgina, Alexander, Elizabeth, Olivia and Louis, sons-in-law Mike, John, Gareth and John Paul, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Funeral Mass on Monday, October 11 at 11am in St Anne’s Church, Shankill and can be viewed online using the following link: https://www.churchservices.tv/shankill followed by burial in Shanganagh Cemetery. Numbers will be limited at the church and please respect social distancing and mask wearing protocols at all times. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Blackrock Hospice: https://olh.ie/
Desmond (Dessie) Kiernan, Confey, Leixlip, Kildare / Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, October 6 of Desmond (Dessie) Kiernan, Confey, Leixlip, Co Kildare and formerly of Fostragh, Aughnacliffe, Co Longford.
Beloved husband of Máire (Moya) and cherished father of Caroline, Gavin, Desmond and Jacqueline; Dessie will be sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughters, grandchildren Abbie, Joshua, Dáire, Amelia, Olivia and Jessica, sons-in-law Michael and Daniel, daughters-in-law Sínead and Elaine, brother Kevin, sisters Helen and Peggy, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.
Reposing at his home on Sunday evening, October 10, 2021 between 4 pm and 6 pm for family and close friends only. Removal on Monday morning, October 11 to The Church of St Charles Borromeo, Confey arriving for Funeral Mass at 11 am followed by burial in Confey cemetery. The capacity of the church is limited to 50%, but the Funeral Mass can be viewed online. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral; but due to current restrictions cannot, please leave your personal message at www.cunninghamsfunerals.com. Family flowers only, please, donations if desired to Temple Street Hospital.
“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis”.
James (Jimmy) McKeown, Scotland /, Longford
The death occurred, suddenly, on Wednesday, October 6 of James (Jimmy) McKeown, Scotland /, Longford. He is predeceased by his parents Dan and Mary, and brother Bernard. Jimmy will be sadly missed by his loving family, his children, sister Mary (Scully), brothers Tony, Mickey, Kenneth and William, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, and his wide circle of friends. Sweet are the memories that never fade. Rest in Peace Jimmy.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Ann Staunton (née McGowan), Keelagh, Mohill, Leitrim
The death occurred, at the North West Hospice, Sligo, on Friday, October 8, 2021 of Ann Staunton (née McGowan), Keelagh, Mohill, Leitrim. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Kieran, daughters Ann-Marie and Louise and son Cyril; by her brother Francis and sisters Helen, Mary, Jacinta, Phil, Lourda and Michelle; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and neighbours. May Ann Rest in Peace.
Funeral mass in St Joseph's Church, Cloonturk on Monday, October 11 at 12 noon followed by burial in Mohill Cemetery. In compliance with current Covid-19 government guidelines Cloonturk Church will be restricted to family and close friends. The family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time.
No flowers please, donations if desired to the North West Hospice, Sligo. House strictly private please. Ann’s Funeral Mass may be viewed via the following link; https://m.facebook.com/McGowan-Funeral-Directors-104072097826141/?ref=bookmarks
Kitty O'Hagan (née O'Sullivan), Swinford, Mayo / Drumlish, Longford
The death has occurred of Kitty O'Hagan (née O'Sullivan), Swinford, Mayo and previously Drumlish, Longford. Predeceased by her brother Joseph, sister Phyllis Pidgeon and her baby daughter Eimear. Sadly missed by her heartbroken children Gerard (Thurles), Siobhan, Edel and Declan, her sister Margaret McHugh (Rooskey), Fiona, Sean and all her much loved nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends, relatives and neighbours. May her gentle soul Rest in Peace.
Reposing at 11 Ashgrove, Swinford on Sunday, October 10 from 5pm to 8pm. Removal to Our Lady's Help of Christians Church, Swinford, for funeral mass at 12pm on Monday, October 11 with burial after in Kilconduff Cemetery. House strictly private on Monday.
Funeral Mass can be viewed on Swinford Parish website https://www.churchservices.tv/swinford
Due to Government advice and guidelines regarding public gatherings and to protect our most vulnerable family members and our friends, a private family funeral will take place.
Patrick J. Doorey, Castledermot, Kildare / Dunmore, Galway / Castlepollard, Westmeath / Blacklion, Cavan
The death occurred, following a long illness, on Sunday, October 10 of Patrick J Doorey, Castledermot, Co Kildare and formerly of Castlepollard, Co Westmeath; Blacklion, Co Cavan; and originally of Dunmore, Co Galway. Retired Sergeant, Garda Siochána.
Predeceased by his wife Nora (née Cantwell), parents Thomas & Margaret, sister Mary, and brothers Brendan and Thomas. Deeply regretted by his daughter Catherine, sons Aidan and Pádraic, daughter-in-law Antoinette, granddaughters Kate and Tara, sisters Ann, Kathleen, Chris, Carmel and Margaret; brothers Jackie and Michael, extended family, and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at Rigney's Funeral Home, Athy between 6pm-8pm on Monday October 11. Please wear face coverings and adhere to social distancing. Requiem Mass at 11am Tuesday morning, October 12 in The Church of the Assumption Castledermot (Church limited to 50% capacity) followed by burial immediately afterwards at Coltstown Cemetery. No flowers; donations please, if desired, to Alzheimer's Society of Ireland. In lieu of attendance, the family would greatly appreciate that you would please sign the condolence book on rip.ie. House strictly private.
Leslie Naylor, Essex, UK and formerly Longford town
The recent death occurred, peacefully, on Monday September 20, 2021 of Leslie Naylor, Essex UK and formerly Longford town.
Predeceased by parents George and Eileen, Sister Nuala, brother Harold, sisters Hilda and Hazel. Leslie is survived by his wife Chris and sons Stephen and Paul, daughter in law Lisa and adored grandchildren Luke, Alex and Emily, Brother Edwin sisters Mona and Olivia brother in law Keith his wife Janice, nieces and nephews, cousins, large circle of friends and neighbours. Forever in our thoughts.
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