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26 Jan 2022

Deaths in Longford - Friday, December 3, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Friday, December 3, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Friday, December 3, 2021

Frank O'Reilly, Knockloughlin, Longford, N39 NW94


The death occurred, peacefully, on Thursday, December 2, 2021 of Frank O'Reilly, Knockloughlin, Longford, N39 NW94. Predeceased by his parents Bernard and Eileen and his brother Michael (Ardagh). Frank will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his wife Geraldine (nee Kiernan), daughter Martha Duffy (Drumlish), sons Bernard (London), Padraig and Franklin, son-in-law Mark, daughter-in-law Kathryn, brothers John (U.S.A.), Brian, Seamus and Patrick (Farragh), sisters Bridget King (Sligo) and Annamary Dolan (Kenagh), grandchildren John, Anna and Éabha, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.
Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home on Friday, December 3 from 5pm concluding with prayers at 8pm. The funeral cortege will leave his residence (Knockloughlin, Longford -N39NW94) at 10.30am on Saturday, December 4 proceeding via Kiernan’s Forge to arrive at St. Mel’s Cathedral for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am. The Mass will be streamed live on: www.longfordparish.com . Interment afterwards in Cullyfad Cemetery (N39CD39). To keep everyone safe please continue to adhere to government guidelines.
House private please. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to “Mary’s Meals”, c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member.

Eileen Farrell (née O'Connell), Tullyvrane, Lanesboro, Longford / Valentia Island, Kerry


The death occurred on Thursday, December 2, 2021 of Eileen Farrell (née O'Connell), Tullyvrane, Lanesboro, Longford and formerly of Valentia Island, Kerry. Predeceased by her husband Luke, her sisters Catherine and Mary and by her brother John. Eileen will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her daughter Deirdre McLoughlin (Dublin), sons Paraig (U.S.A.) and Colm (Lanesboro), son-in-law Ronan, daughters-in-law Suzanne and Monica, grandchildren Mark, Sarah, Luke, Aidan, Margot, Rory and Tom sisters Christina Kennelly and Noreen McCormack, brother Michael, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home on Saturday, December 4 from 5pm concluding with prayers at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 2pm on Sunday, December 5 in St Mary’s Church, Lanesboro, interment afterwards in Rathcline Cemetery. To keep everyone safe please continue to adhere to social distancing and mask wearing protocols.
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to St Christopher’s Services, Longford , c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member.

Ellen Mary (Nellie) Small (née Tynan), St Alban’s, England and formerly, Granard, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at home in England, on Friday, November 5, 2021 of Ellen Mary (Nellie) Small (née Tynan), St Alban’s, England and formerly, Granard, Longford. Predeceased by her husband Christy. Nellie will be sadly missed and always remembered by her daughters Margaret, Christine, Elizabeth, Ellen and Anne, sisters Eilish and Sarah, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sons-in-law , nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.May She Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass takes place on Saturday, December 4 at St Mary’s Church Granard, at 12 noon followed by Christian burial in Granardkill Cemetery. Funeral cortège will leave Smith’s Funeral Home at Barrack Street, Granard on Saturday morning at 11.45am en route to St Mary’s Church for anybody who wishes to stand along the route as a mark of respect. Nellie’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on this link https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-marys-church-granard 

Brian Thomas McCormack, Gortgallon, Ballyleague, Co Roscommon

The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family and in the exceptional care of the wonderful staff at Innis Ree Lodge, Ballyleague, on Thursday, December 2, 2021 of Brian Thomas McCormack, Gortgallon, Ballyleague, Co Roscommon.
Predeceased by his granddaughter baby Caoimhe, his parents James and Frances, sister Kathleen, brother David and nephew Ronan. Devoted husband and best friend to Maura; sadly missed by his heartbroken children Neville, Rachel, Breiffni and Mary, sons-in-law Eoin and Wayne, and daughters-in-law Aisling and Arlene; adored grandad of Caila, Cian, Annah, Orin, Mia, Faye, Charlie, Caelan and Luke; fondly remembered by his brothers John, Jim, Pat and Bob, his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours. May Brian rest in peace.
Reposing at his home in Gortgallon (Eircode N39 AD63) on Sunday afternoon, December 5 from 2pm until 5pm. In accordance with guidelines, this will be walk through only please. Removal from his home on Monday morning, December 6 at 11.40am arriving at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Ballyleague for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Cloontuskert Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Féileacáin by CLICKING HERE  The McCormack family very much appreciates your support at this time. Please note that the funeral Mass will be broadcast and can be viewed live at 12 noon on Monday, December 6 by clicking here. House private on Monday morning please.

Jim Walsh, Cordownan, Arva, Co Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital, on Friday, December 3, 2021 of Jim Walsh, Cordownan, Arvagh, County Cavan. Predeceased by his son Enda, brother Packie Joe and infant brother Enda. Very deeply regretted by his loving wife Philomena, his heartbroken daughters Caroline and Michelle, son-in-law Declan, granddaughter Hannah, sister-in-law Margaret, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at home on Friday, December 3 from 7pm – 10pm and on Saturday, December 4 from 12 noon until 4pm for family, close friends, relatives and neighbours. House private at all other times please. Removal on Saturday, December 4 at 6pm to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Coronea for 6.30pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday, December 5 at 12 noon followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Mourners are asked to respect and adhere to the public health guidelines around mask wearing and social distancing please.

Kathleen Conifrey, Grattan Avenue, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, in her 97th year, in the loving care of the staff of Lough Errill Nursing Home, Mohill, Co Leitrim, on Friday, December 3, 2021 of Kathleen Conifrey, late of Grattan Avenue, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim.
Predeceased by her sisters, Maureen (Mitchell), Eileen (Bannon), Peggy (Moran) and Eithne (Cahill). Deeply regretted by her brother, Paddy, her sister-in-law, Eileen, nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, cousins, friends and former neighbours. A much loved aunt, grand-aunt, and great grand-aunt. May Kathleen Rest In Peace.
Removal from Lough Errill Nursing Home on Sunday, December 5 to arrive at St Patrick's Church, Drumshanbo for 11.30am Requiem Mass. Interment immediately afterwards in New Cemetery, Drumshanbo. Family Flowers only please. Funeral Mass will be streamed live on https://www.churchtv.ie/drumshanbo/  and on Drumshanbo Parish Facebook.

Mary Boyle (née Murphy), Tullybawn, Aghacashel, Leitrim, N41 R727


The death occurred, suddenly at her home, on Wednesday, December 1 of Mary Boyle (née Murphy), Tullybawn, Aghacashel, Leitrim, N41 R727.  Predeceased by her loving husband Terence Joe, daughter Philomena and her brother Sean. Deeply regretted by her sons Terence (Aghacashel), Gerard (Bornacoola), daughters Christina McGourty (Kiltubrid), Breege McGovern (Ballinamore), daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, her beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren, sister Helen Cullen (Drumshanbo), brother Joey (U.K.) brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and her many friends and neighbours. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at her home on Wednesday and Thursday evening, December 1 and 2 from 6pm to 10pm. Removal on Friday, December 3 to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Aughnasheelin for Funeral Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Please adhere to Covid guidelines at all times. The mass can be viewed live online at https://churchtv.ie/aughnasheelin . Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to a charity of your choice.

Patrick Rehill, Drumcroman, Ballinamore, Leitrim, N41 E2T8 / Ballyhaise, Cavan


The death occurred, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 of Patrick Rehill, Drumcroman, Ballinamore, Leitrim, N41 E2T8 / Ballyhaise, Cavan. Predeceased by his parents Francis and Josephine, brothers Joe and Frank, sister Anne and his beloved son Séan. Pat will be sadly missed by the mother of his children Tina McLoughlin, daughters Catherine (Paul), Clare (Pete) and son Michael (Nathalia), his brothers John P, Tom and Anthony, sisters Mae, Kathleen, Helena and Maria, his beloved grandchildren Finn, Frank, Maya, Lorcan, Aoife and Patrick, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at his home on Wednesday and Thursday, December 1 and 2 from 4pm to 8pm. A one way system will operate from Kiltyhugh via Corraleehan Rd. Removal on Friday, December 3 to arrive at St Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Oughteragh cemetery.Please adhere to covid guidelines at all times. The Mass can be viewed online at https://churchtv.ie/ballinamore 

Mary Lynch (née Geraghty), Blacksod, Belmullet, Mayo / Castlepollard, Westmeath
The death occurred, peacefully at her home in Coventry, UK surrounded by her family, aged 83 years old, on Thursday, November 18, 2021 of Mary Lynch (nee Geraghty), Coventry, UK and formerly Blacksod Belmullet, Co Mayo and Fore, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath. Beloved wife of Seamus and much-loved mother, grandmother and sister. May Mary Rest in Peace.
A celebration of Mary's life will take place in St Feichin's Church, Fore, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath on Saturday, December 4 at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. No flowers please, donations in Mary's memory may be sent directly to Alzheimer’s Society ( www.alzheimers.org.uk )
Please adhere to Public Health Guidelines in relation to Covid-19. Those attending the funeral are asked to refrain from shaking hands and to continue to wear face masks and to observe social distancing where necessary. The funeral mass can be viewed on the following link https://www.https://www.churchmedia.tv/camera/st-fechins-fore 

Fr Anthony Boniface, Chilliwack, Vancouver, Canada and late of Leitrim Cross, Newtownforbes, Longford


The death occurred on Thursday, November 25, 2021 of Fr Anthony Boniface, Chilliwack, Vancouver, Canada and late of Leitrim Cross, Newtownforbes, County Longford. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Lucy, infant brother Charles and brother-in-law John Vaughan.
Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Mary Vaughan (London), Elizabeth (Dublin) and Brigid Warburton (Dublin), brothers Jimmy, Finbar and Sylvester, brother-in-law Gerry, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, his special friends in Canada The McVicker family - Marieanne, Barry and Tina, who looked after him so well over a long number of years and a large circle of friends here and in Canada. May He Rest In Peace.
The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time. Funeral Arrangements Later.

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