Search

07 Aug 2022

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, February 9, 2022

James Rooney, Ballyglasson, Carrickboy, Longford


The death occurred on Saturday, February 5, 2022 of James Rooney, Ballyglasson, Carrickboy, Longford. Predeceased by his parents James and Mary, brothers Patrick, Mike and Vincent. James will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family, sisters Kathleen (Ballyglasson), Rose O’Dea (London), Betty McNabb (Carrick-on-Shannon), Mary McCormack (Legan), Ann (Ballyglasson), brothers Tom (Cumbria), Peter (London), Bernie (Donnybrook), Martin (Tashinny) and Joe (Edgeworthstown), sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.
Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road on Wednesday evening, February 9 from 5pm concluding with prayers at 7pm (walk through only). Cremation will take place on Thursday at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan at 1pm. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time.
So as to keep everyone safe please continue to adhere to mask wearing and social distancing protocols.

Gerry Dempsey, School Land, Ballinalee, Co Longford


The death occurred, peacefully in Mullingar General Hospital, on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 of Gerry Dempsey, School Land, Ballinalee, Co Longford and formerly of Leitrim, Coolarty, Co Longford. He is predeceased by his parents Joe and Aggie and brother Johnny. Gerry will be sadly missed by his wife Mary, brothers Frank, Jimmy, Brian and Barry, sister Marion, brothers-in-law Pat, Peter and Pat, sisters-in-law Lena Keenan, Catherine, Martina and Connie, uncle Peter, aunt Ann (England), nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, cousins, neighbours and friends. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Rest in Peace.
Reposing in his home on Thursday, February 10 from 6pm until 8pm. Funeral mass on Friday, February 11 at 12 noon, in the Holy Trinity Church, Ballinalee, followed with burial in St Emers Cemetery. Mass can be viewed live on Parish of Clonbroney Facebook by the following link, Live Mass Clonbroney
Please practice social distancing and wear a face covering. Due to Gerry's death, Frank Dempsey Upholstery will be closed until Monday, February 14, 2022.

Ann Greene (née Cunningham), Main Street, Lanesboro, Co Longford / Four-Mile-House, Roscommon


The death occurred, peacefully, in the devoted care of the staff at Cork University Hospital, on Sunday, February 6, 2022 of Ann Greene (née Cunningham) Main Street, Lanesboro, Co. Longford and formerly of Farragher, Four-Mile-House, Co Roscommon.
Beloved wife of the late Paddy. She will be very sadly missed by her sons Mark and Paul, daughters Kay, Fiona and Susie, sister Mary Ryan (Birmingham), son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Ann rest in peace.
Reposing at her home in Lanesboro on Tuesday, February 8 from 4pm until 6pm (walk through only please) followed by removal to St Mary’s Church, Lanesboro arriving at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday, February 9 at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Clonbonny Cemetery. Family flowers only please. The Greene family very much appreciate your support at this time. Please note that Ann’s funeral Mass will be broadcast and can be viewed live on Wednesday, February 9 at 12 noon by CLICKING HERE.

Edward (Ned) Kiernan, Cartronmarkey, Granard, Longford


The death occurred, unexpectedly, at his residence, on Saturday, February 5, 2022 of Edward (Ned) Kiernan, Cartronmarkey, Granard, Longford. Predeceased by his parents John and Elizabeth (Lish), sister Catherine Cadam, brother Sean Kiernan and nephew Noel Reilly. Survived by his wife Deirdre, daughter Marisa, sister Roisin Reilly (Dring) Paddy (London), Seamus (Clough), Brendan (Greystones), brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family members, neighbours and friends. May He Rest In Peace.
Ned will be reposing at Smith’s Funeral Home Barrack Street, Granard on Wednesday, February 9 from 5.30pm to 7pm. Removal on Thursday, February 10 from Smith’s Funeral home to St Mary’s Church, Granard, for Funeral Mass at 11 am, followed by burial in Carra cemetery. Reposing at the funeral home will be walk through only by request. The family thank you for your cooperation at this sad time.

Eleanor Fagan (née Farrell), 12 Clonbrusk West, Athlone, Westmeath, N37 D6R3

The death occurred, suddenly at Mullingar General Hospital, despite the valiant efforts of the wonderful staff at Resus and ICU, on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 of Eleanor Fagan (nee Farrell), 12 Clonbrusk West, Atlone, Westmeath, N37 D6R3.
Predeceased by her parents Michael and Nora, her sisters Maruna, Breda and baby Noreen. Dearly loved by her heartbroken husband PJ, daughters Tara and Maruna (Hills), her sons Mark (UK) and Niall (Coolaney), her brothers Michael, Joe and Padraic (Longford), Tara's partner Aidan Ryan, son-in-law Matt, daughters-in-law Liz and Annette, her much adored grandchildren, John, Jack, Ronan, Joe, Kay, Áine, Jake, Kai, Kiera, Layla and Kahli, her extended family, neighbours and many friends. May Her Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.
Reposing at her residence (12 Clonbrusk West, N37 D6R3) on Thursday evening, February 10 from 4pm until 7pm. Requiem Mass in Our Lady's Queen of Peace Church, Coosan, on Friday morning, February 11 at 10-30am followed by burial afterwards in Coosan Cemetery. For those unable to attend or would just wish to livestream Eleanor's Funeral Mass, please click on the link below on Friday at 10-30am: https://www.churchservices.tv/coosan 
Eleanor's family are very mindful of the risk of spreading Covid-19, and those attending the funeral are respectfully requested to observe social distancing, wear a face covering at all times and avoid shaking hands and hugging. The family would like to thank you for your support at this difficult time.

Liam Guckian, Mohill, Co Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff of Benbulben House, Sligo, on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 of Liam Guckian, Benbulben House, Sligo and formerly of Bridge Street, Mohill, Co Leitrim.
Predeceased by his father James, mother Ann, brother Padraig and his sister Maura Conaty. Deeply regretted by his sister Aine, brother-in-law Tom Conaty, niece Aisling nephews Paul, David and Stephen, grand-niece, grand-nephew, cousins, relatives and friends.
Funeral Arrangements Later

Sarah Moynan (née Pratt), Keelrin, Carrigallen, Co Leitrim, H12 RT99


The death occurred, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital in her 94th year, on Monday, February 7, 2022 of Sarah Moynan (nee Pratt), Keelrin, Carrigallen, Co Leitrim.
Predeceased by her husband Harry. Sadly missed by her loving daughter Karena, sons Robert and Andrew, son-in-law Mike, grandchildren Shannon and Nathan, sister-in-law Kathleen, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Safe in the Arms of Jesus.
Resting at her home on Wednesday, February 9 from 3pm until 8pm, house private at all other times please. Removal on Thursday, February 10 to arrive at St Columba's Parish Church, Corrawallen, for Funeral Service at 2pm with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Family flowers only, donations in lieu of to Corrawallen Parish Church C/o Gorby Funeral Directors, Newtowngore. One way system in operation entrance from Newtowngore village side.

Siobhan O'Sullivan, Brawny Road, Athlone, Westmeath / Glasson, Co Westmeath


The death occurred, suddenly, at home, on Friday, February 4, 2022 of Siobhan O'Sullivan, Brawny Road, Athlone, Co Westmeath and late of Glasson, Co. Westmeath. 
Sadly missed by her loving partner Brendan Kerr, her adoring children Laura, Sean and Cameron, her heartbroken parents Michael and Kathleen (née McCann) her brother Micheal, sisters Anne (Connaughton) and Sinead, brothers-in-law Joe and Tommy, in-laws, nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins relatives and many friends. May She Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Flynn's Funeral Home, The Strand on Tuesday evening, February 8 from 5pm until 7pm. Requiem Mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Tubberclaire on Wednesday, February 9 at 12 noon followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Noel Padian, Slattabeg, Rooskey, Co Roscommon


The death occurred, unexpectedly at his residence, on Sunday, February 6, 2022 of Noel Padian, Slattabeg, Rooskey, Co Roscommon. Predeceased by his parents John and Kathleen. Sadly missed by his sister Mary Reynolds (Gortletteragh), brother-in-law Michael, nephews Mel and Conor, niece Michelle, grandnephew Robert, cousins, extended family, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Leavy’s Funeral Home, Scramogue, on Wednesday, February 9 from 7pm to 8.30pm. Please note this will be a walk-through viewing. People are kindly asked to refrain from handshaking and to wear a face mask at all times. Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, February 10 at 12 noon in St Anne’s Church, Slatta, followed by burial afterwards in Kilglass Cemetery.
The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this time.

PJ McGovern, Lisgrudy, Garadice, Ballinamore, Co Leitrim


The death occurred, peacefully at his residence, on Monday, February 7, 2022 of PJ McGovern, Lisgrudy, Garadice, Ballinamore, Co Leitrim. Predeceased by his wife Celia. He will be sadly missed by his daughters Renea & Emer, sons-in-law Peter & Colm, grandchildren Euan, Conall, Leah & Cara, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family,relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at his home in Lisgrudy on Thursday afternoon, February 10 from 4pm until 8pm. House private at all other times please. Removal on Friday morning, February 11 arriving at St Patrick’s Church, Aughawillan for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Aughawillan new cemetery. Please continue to be mindful of Covid restrictions by wearing facemasks etc.

Michael (Mick) Ginnell, Ballymanus, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath


The death occurred, peacefully, at his residence, in the loving care of his family, on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 of Michael (Mick) Ginnell, Ballymanus, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath and formerly of Ross, Mountnugent, Co Meath.
Predeceased by his wife Christine, daughter Claire, brother Pat and sister Philomena. Sadly missed by his daughters Catherine and Paula, son Mike, sisters Eileen and Kathleen, brother James, brother-in-law Mattie, sister-in-law Yvonne, daughter-in-law Helen, sons-in-law Shane and Declan, grandsons Sean, Billy, Danny, Harry and Harley, cousins, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Mick rest in peace.
Reposing at his son Mike’s residence at Ballymanus, Castlepollard (N91 X0Y8) on Thursday, February 10 from 4pm to 8pm. Removal to St Michael’s Church, Castlepollard on Friday, February 11 for 12 noon Funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in St Michael’s Cemetery, Castlepollard. Family flowers only, please; donations, if so desired, to the Irish Hospice Foundation.
Please click the following link to view a live broadcast of Mick’s Funeral Mass: https://castlepollard-church-1.click2stream.com . Funeral arrangements in compliance with HSE advice and Government regulations. The family thanks you for your cooperation and understanding at this difficult time. 

Edward (Eddie) Dougherty, Dublin / Finea, Co Westmeath


The death occurred, suddenly and unexpectedly, on Sunday, January 30, 2022 of Edward (Eddie) Dougherty, Dublin and late of Finea, Co Westmeath.
Beloved son of the late Ellen and William and loving brother of Mary, Elizabeth, Kathleen, Bernadette and Patrick. Edward will be forever loved and very sadly missed by his loving family, sisters, brother, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, wide circle of friends at home and in America and his wonderful colleagues in Job Care. May Edward Rest in Peace.
Reposing at The Brian McElroy Funeral Home, Monastery Road, Clondalkin Village on Wednesday, February 9 from 4pm to 6pm. Edward’s funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, February 10 at 12 noon in St Mary’s Church, Finea Parish, Finea, Co Westmeath followed by burial in Finea Cemetery.

Francis Anthony (Tony) Carolan, Cloonmacart, Drumlish, Longford


The death occurred, unexpectedly at Hillingdon Hospital, London, on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 of Francis Anthony (Tony) Carolan, formerly of Cloonmacart, Drumlish, Longford.
Predeceased by his beloved wife Margaret. He will be sadly missed by his three children Fiona, Annette, Anthony, his grandchildren Frankie, Christopher, Kerrie, Alfie, Grace, Hannah, great grandchildren, brothers, sister, relatives and many friends. He was loved by many, May he Rest in Peace.
The funeral will be arriving at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Hayes, for mass at 12 noon on Friday, February 18. Burial afterwards will be at Kensal Green Cemetery, 2pm.

Kevin Quinn, England / Newtownforbes, Longford
The death occurred, in England, on Monday, January 17, 2022 of Kevin Quinn, England and formerly of Kilnashee, Longford, and 6 Castle Gardens, Newtownforbes, Co Longford.
He is predeceased by his father Henry and brother Conny. Kevin will be forever missed by his family, wife Susan, mother Nan, brothers Michael, Sean and Henry, sisters Elizabeth, Mary and Ann, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends here in Ireland and England. Close to our hearts you will always stay, Loved and remembered every day. Rest in Peace Kevin.
Cremation Service will take place on February 18, 2022 in England. A Memorial Service will take place in St Mary's Church, Newtownforbes, Co Longford, at a later date.

Kevin Dowd, Mullahoran, Cavan


The death occurred, peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, January 13, 2022 of Kevin Dowd, London and formerly of Loughduff, Mullahoran, Co Cavan. Sadly missed by his wife Breda, children; John, Sheena, Ciara and Kevin, grandchildren; Jack and Ava, daughter-in- law Katie, sons in law; Tim and Aaron, brother John, nieces, nephews and extended family. Rest in Peace.
Funeral arrangements to follow.

If you wish to have a death notice published on www.longfordleader.ie you can email it to newsroom@longfordleader.ie 

And if you wish to submit an obituary for publication in the ‘Longford Leader’, you can submit it along with a photograph of the deceased to newsroom@longfordleader.ie 

To sign up for the FREE Longford Leader daily newsletter CLICK HERE or on the image below; 

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.