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Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Una Healy (née Garvey), Cloonadra, Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Roscommon


The death occurred, peacefully in her 97th year, in the loving care of all the staff at Inis Ree Lodge Nursing Home, Ballyleague, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, November 10 of Una Healy (née Garvey), Cloonadra, Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Roscommon. Predeceased by her husband Jack and son Anthony. Much loved mother of Gerry, Jackie, Mary, Una, Michael and Kieran. She will be sadly missed by her sorrowing family, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephew, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at her home in Cloonadra on Thursday evening November 11 from 4pm until 8pm. Removal to the Church of the Holy Rosary, Ballyleague on Friday, November 12 to arrive for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Cloontuskert Cemetery.
Due to Covid restrictions still in place, those attending Una's funeral are requested to refrain from shaking hands with the family, are asked to continue to wear face masks and are encouraged to continue to observe social distancing and to walk through only.
Those wishing to observe Una's Funeral Mass online may do so by clicking HERE. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding at this sad time for the family.

Suzanna Maria Gallagher, Upper Meenlaragh, Gortahork, Donegal, F92 W5P6 / Lanesboro, Longford


The death occurred, suddenly after a difficult battle with cancer, on Wednesday, November 10 of Suzanna Maria Gallagher, Meenlaragh, Gortahork, Donegal, F92 W5P6 and Barnacor, Lanesboro, County Longford. She will be terribly missed and her vibrant spirit will be cherished by her loving husband Martin, daughter Síofra, Paul, Chris and the McGarrigle family, her parents Manus and Loretta, sister Fiona, brother Alan, brother-in-law Ozgur, nephew and niece Inan and Yagmur, and the extended Gallagher, Harte and Ekici families.
Her remains will be reposing at her home from 7pm on Wednesday, November 10. Wake private to family only, please. Funeral Mass is Christ the King Church, Gortahork on Friday, November 12 at 11 am followed by private cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. Funeral Mass can be viewed live on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/christ-the-king-gortahork 
Family flowers only please. donations, if desired, to the Donegal Hospice c/o Any family member or James Harkin Funeral Director, Creeslough.

Maurice Hanlon, Shankill, Co. Dublin and formerly Dernacross, Drumlish, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in the wonderful care of Saint Vincent's Hospital, Dublin, on Saturday, November 6 of Maurice Hanlon, Shankill, Co. Dublin and formerly Dernacross, Drumlish, Longford. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Mary, sister Anesthesia and his wife Coleen. He will be sadly missed by his brothers Michael (Waterford) and Thomas (Edgeworthstown), sisters Mary (Mullingar) and Margaret (Peggy / Virginia USA), Bridie and Martha (London), sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends. May He Rest In Peace.
Removal from Kelly's Funeral Home, Athlone Road, Longford N39 K381 on Thursday, November 11 at 12.45pm to Ballymacormack Cemetery, Longford, for Burial at 1pm. To keep everyone safe, please continue to adhere to social distancing and mask wearing protocols. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time.

Pat Higgins, London and formerly Battery Road, Longford Town, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully, in London, on Wednesday, October 20, of Pat Higgins, London and formerly Battery Road, Longford Town, Longford. Predeceased by his parents Syl and Maura, brother Syl and sister Laura. Sadly, missed by his daughter Rachel, sons Danny and Conor, brothers Tom (Sligo), Brian (Spain), Paul (Longford), Declan (London) and Niall (France), grandchildren, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. May He Rest In Peace.
Pat's Funeral Mass will take place in Saint Mel's Cathedral, Longford on Friday, November 12  at 11am. Burial afterwards in Ballymacormack Cemetery. The Mass will be streamed live - Please go to www.longfordparish.com
To keep everyone safe, please continue to adhere to social distancing and mask wearing protocols. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time.

Liam Butler, Newport, Legan, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of his family and the doctors, nurses and staff of the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar, on Friday, November 5 of Liam Butler, Newport, Legan, Longford. Liam, a former All-Ireland Scór, Fleadh and Réadóirí champion, is sadly missed by his loving wife and best friend Ann (née Keenan), adored children Gerard and Olivia, Gerard’s fiancée Fiona, Olivia’s partner Ronan, sisters Netta (Murphy) and Rose (Hickey), brothers Sean, Peter, Vinny and Raymond, nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, a wide circle of friends and Liam’s community. May Liam rest in peace.
Reposing at his home in Newport (N39 X448) on Tuesday, November  from 4pm to 10pm. House private on Wednesday morning please. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, November 10 in St Mary’s Church, Legan at 1pm, followed by burial in Foxhall Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements in compliance with HSE advice and Government regulations. The family thanks you for your cooperation and understanding at this difficult time.

Margaret Galvin (née Davies), Willow Tree Cottage Monadarragh, Edgeworthstown, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully in Our Lady's Manor, Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown, on Monday, November 8 of Margaret Galvin (née Davies), Willow Tree Cottage Monadarragh, Edgeworthstown, Longford and formerly No 6 Templemichael Terrace, Longford. She is predeceased by her husband Frank and daughter Joanie.
Margaret will be remembered always by her loving family, sons Paul, Frank, Michael and David, daughters Theresa, Martina and Bronagh, sons-in-law Stephen and Paddy, daughters-in-law Christina and Margaret, brother Tommy and sister Hilda, sister-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, neighbours and friends.
A gentle nature, A heart of gold, these are the memories we will hold. Rest in Peace Margaret.
Reposing in Connell's Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford, on Tuesday, November 9 from 6pm until prayers at 7.30pm. Funeral cortege will leave the funeral home on Wednesday morning, November 10 at 10.45am to arrive at St Mel's Cathedral, for funeral Mass at 11am, followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Rd, Cavan at 1.30pm.
Please remember to practice social distancing and remember to wear a face covering.

Ailish Fitzmaurice, Wicklow Town, Wicklow / Longford


The death occurred, suddenly, tragic drowning, on Friday, November 5 of Ailish Fitzmaurice, Wicklow Town, and late of Longford. Daughter of the late Sean and Lil and beloved sister of Angela, John, Shay and Gerry. Sadly missed by her sisters-in-law Kathrina and Miriam and her nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Ailish will be reposing at McCrea's Funeral Home, Dublin Road, Wicklow Town (A67E003) Friday evening, November 12 from 6pm to 8pm. Removal Saturday morning, November 13 at 10.30am to St Patrick's Church Wicklow Town arriving for 11am Funeral Mass which can be live viewed on www.wicklowparish.ie  followed by Cremation Service in McCrea's Cremation Chapel, Dublin Road, Wicklow at 12 noon which can be live viewed on McCrea's Cremation Chapel (viewing at time of service only). Family flowers only please donations if desired to R.N.L.I. Please adhere to HSE guidelines and wearing of masks at all times. Enquiries to McCrea's Cremation Chapel Wicklow 0404 - 69000.

Bernard (Benny) Baxter, Florida and New York and late of Killin Mills, Ardagh, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully, after a short illness, on Saturday, November 6 of Bernard (Benny) Baxter, Florida and New York and late of Killin Mills, Ardagh, Longford. Predeceased by his parents Leo and Mary, his sister Ann Flanagan and his brother Seamus. Sadly missed by his loving brothers Sean (Ardagh) and Leo (Dublin), his sisters Marie Dempsey (Manchester) and Gemma Leahy (Dublin), sisters-in-law Betty and Margaret, brother-in-law Joe, special nephew Ray and good friend Miguel, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.Rest in peace. House private to family and neighbours please.
Funeral Arrangements Later

Nicholas (Nicky) Anderson, Dowdstown, Ardee, Louth / Longford


The death occurred, suddenly, at his home, on Saturday, November 6 of Nicholas (Nicky) Anderson, Anderson, Dowdstown, Ardee, Co Louth / Longford. Predeceased by his parents Albert and Joan, sisters Kathleen and Mary. Sadly missed by his loving family, wife Carmel, daughter Helen, son David and grandson Ryan, brothers Michael, Kevin and James, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. May He Rest in Peace. House strictly private.
Reposing at Tenanty's Funeral Home, Market Square, Ardee on Wednesday, November 10 from 2pm to 8pm. Removal from his residence on Thursday morning, November 11 at 9.15am to the Church of the Nativity of Our Lady, Ardee, arriving for funeral mass at 10am which can be viewed via the parish webcam https://churchmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-nativity-of-our-lady 
Burial afterwards in Darver Cemetery.

Josephine Donlon (née Casey), Lehery, Lanesboro, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully at the Regional Hospital Tullamore, on Friday, November 5 of Josephine Donlon (née Casey), Lehery, Lanesboro, Longford. Predeceased by her parents, by her sisters Annie-Mai, Mary and Cathy and by her brother John.
Josephine will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her family,her husband Patsy , daughters Jean Rowe (Wexford) and Leisa (Lehery), son Mark (Dublin), sisters Liza and Margie, brothers Bernie and Jimmy, daughter-in-law Suneetha, son-in-law Derek, grandchildren Chris, Eve, Darragh, Ben, Khali and Dylan, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 
Reposing at Glennon's Funeral home on Tuesday, November 9 from 6pm concluding with prayers at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday, November 10 at 12 noon in St Mary's Church, Lanesboro, interment afterwards in Killashee Cemetery. The Mass will be streamed live HERE. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time. May she rest in peace. House private please.

James Patrick (JP) O'Hagan, late of Corrigeen, Eslin Bridge, Mohill, Leitrim


The death occurred, suddenly, at his home, on Tuesday, November 9, of James Patrick (JP) O'Hagan, late of Corrigeen, Eslin Bridge, Mohill, Co Leitrim. Predeceased by his brothers Benny, Joe and his sister Chrissie. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bridie, children Sharon, Fergal, Diane, Shane, Gerard, Lorraine, Selena and Colm, sister Eileen, grandchildren, brother-in-law, sisters- in- law, daughters in law, sons - in- law, nieces, nephews and his many dear neighbours and friends. May his Gentle soul rest in peace.
Reposing at his residence on Thursday, November 11 for family, friends and neighbours, from 4pm until 8pm, house private at all other times, please. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Mohill, for Funeral Mass on Friday, November 12, at 12 noon, followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. James Patrick's (JP'S) Funeral Mass may be viewed on www.churchtv.ie/mohill 
James Patrick (JP's) family wishes to thank you for your understanding at this enormously difficult time.

Frank (Frankie) Charles, Aughakilbrack, Drumshanbo, Leitrim


The death occurred, suddenly, at his residence in the presence of his loving wife, Maureen and daughter, Martina, on Tuesday, November 9, of Frank (Frankie) Charles, Aughakilbrack, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim and formerly of Aughavas, Co Leitrim. Predeceased by his parents, Phil and Mae, and his brother, Eugene. Sadly missed by his loving wife, Maureen, daughter, Martina, Martina's partner, Gerard and granddaughter, Jasmine, brothers, Pat, Philip and Michael, sisters, Marian, Patricia and Kathleen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and all extended family, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at his home on Thursday, November 11 from 4pm to 7pm for family, close friends and neighbours. House private at all other times please. Funeral Mass on Friday, November 12 at 11am in St Patrick's Church, Drumshanbo, with interment afterwards in New Cemetery. Funeral Mass will be streamed live on https://www.churchtv.ie/drumshanbo/  and on Facebook Drumshanbo Parish.

James (JJ) Smith, London, England and Lisinanagh, Ballinagh, Co Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully, in a London Hospital, on Tuesday, November 2, of James (JJ) Smith, Lisinanagh, Ballinagh, Co Cavan and formerly London. 
Sadly missed by his loving wife Rosaleen, son James, daughter Elizabeth, grandchildren, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, brothers Terry and Bernard, sisters Rose, Maureen, Bridget, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.
Funeral Mass and burial in London.

John Sutherland, Toome, Carrigallen, Leitrim


The death occurred, peacefully at Charing Cross Hospital London, on Thursday, October 28 of John Sutherland London and formerly Toome, Carrigallen, Co Leitrim. Much loved son, brother and uncle. Predeceased by his father Sean. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his beloved mother Ita, brothers Gerard, Declan and Noel, sisters Ann and Marguerite, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, uncle Seamus, aunts-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at his family home on Wednesday, November 10 from 4pm until 8pm house private at all other times please. Removal on Thursday morning, November 11 to arrive at St Mary's Church, Drumreilly (Eircode H12 XY92) for Funeral Mass at 11am.Cremation afterwards in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan at 1pm. John's cremation service will be streamed on the link below www.lakelandscrematorium.ie 
Go to live stream and enter password Lakelandsfuneral2021

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