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Deaths in Longford - Friday, March 25, 2022

Deaths in Longford - Friday, March 25, 2022

Deaths in Longford - Friday, March 25, 2022

James (Jimmy) Carroll, Knock, Lanesboro, Co Longford


The death occurred, peacefully at Mullingar Regional Hospital, on Thursday, March 24, 2022 of James (Jimmy) Carroll, Knock, Lanesboro, Co Longford.
Deeply loved and very sadly missed by his brother Sylvester (Longford), sister Maureen and brother in law Padraic (Glinsk, Co Galway), adored nieces and nephews Shirley, Elaine, Andrew and Gordon, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins, close neighbours and friends. Sadly missed by his dear cousin and best friend Sean. May He Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Farrell's Funeral Home (N39 E761), Lanesboro, on Sunday, March 27 between 5.30pm and 6.30pm, removal to St Mary's Church, Lanesboro, arriving at 7pm (walk-through only, no hand shaking). Funeral Mass Monday, March 28 at 12 noon, burial afterwards in Rathcline Cemetery. To view Funeral Mass please use the following link https://www.churchtv.ie/lanesborough 


Mary (Mai) Casey, Derraghanmore, Newtowncashel, Co Longford / Dublin / Monaghan


The death occurred, peacefully, at Midlands Regional Hospital, following a short illness, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 of Mary Casey (Mai) retired S.R.N. Roinn Cosanta Na h'Eireann in her 91st year. Late of Derraghanmore, Newtowncashel, Co. Longford, Dublin and Monaghan.
She is predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Annie Casey (née Murray), her sister Frances Whearty, her brothers Jim, Sonny and Pat. She will be sadly missed by her brothers Mick and his wife Kathleen, Bill and his wife Sheila, her nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.
In accordance with Mai's wishes, cremation ceremony will take place at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan on Friday, March 25 at 12.30pm. Memorial Mass will be held in Newtowncashel Church of B.V.M. at a date to be arranged.
Suamhneas Síoraí di. Kathleen, Mick, Coilín, Áine and Louise wish to thank the "Irish Homecare" staff for their efficiency and care of Mai over the past 3 years.


Mary Flood (née Loughlin), Garryandrew, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford


The death occurred, peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Our Lady's Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown, on Thursday, March 24, 2022 of Mary Flood (nee Loughlin), Garryandrew, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford.
Predeceased by her loving husband John Joe and daughter Pauline. Sadly missed by her loving daughter Sandra, sons Liam and John, brothers Desmond, Brian and Colm, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
Mary's funeral cortege will leave her residence Sunday morning, March 27 at 11.45am to arrive at St Mary's Church, Edgeworthstown, for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Aughafin Cemetery. The funeral Mass can be viewed live on the following link https://www.churchtv.ie/edgeworthstown/ 


Rose Foudy (née Gilligan), St Mary's Terrace, Longford Town, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by her family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of St. Joseph’s Care Centre, on Thursday, March 24, 2022 of Rose Foudy (nee Gilligan), St Mary's Terrace, Longford town.
Predeceased by her parents, her husband Larry, son Colm, sister Kate and son-in-law Frank. Rose will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her family, daughters Mary Dann, Deirdre Clarke, Caroline Herterich, Róisín Doherty and Sharon Mulvey, sons John, Larry, Gerard, Tom and David, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, niece, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home on Friday, March 25 from 6pm concluding with prayers at 8.30pm (walk through only). Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday, March 26 in St Mel’s Cathedral at 11am, interment afterwards in Ballymacormack Cemetery. The Mass will be streamed live please click here
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to St. Joseph’s Care Centre Patient Comfort Fund, c/o Glennon Funeral Directors or any family member.


Carmel Gaffney (née Flanagan), Main Street, Delvin, Westmeath / Longford Town, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully in the excellent care of the doctors and nursing staff of Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar, on Thursday, March 24, 2022 of Carmel Gaffney, Publican and Undertaker, Main Street, Delvin, Co. Westmeath and formerly Ballyminion, Longford Town, in her 90th year.
Predeceased by her husband Pat, brothers Tom, Mike, Hubert and Noel, sisters Essie and Peggie. Loving mother of John, Mary, Camillus and P.J. Carmel will be dearly missed by her sons, daughter, grandchildren Mark, Peter, Joe, Conor, Niall, Saoirse, Karen, Sean, Darragh, Cathy and Alan, great-grandchildren Charlie, Lauren and Noah, daughters-in-law Martina and Sandra, brothers in law Jim Gaffney (Dublin) and Jimmy Dodds (Birmingham), sisters in law Ann Flanagan (Ballyminion) and Ann Flanagan (Birmingham), nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, neighbours and her many good and dear friends. May Carmel's gentle and caring soul rest in peace.
Reposing in St Camillus Nursing Centre Chapel, Killucan on Saturday afternoon, March 26 from 4pm concluding with Mass at 6pm. Funeral Mass takes place in The Church of the Assumption, Delvin on Sunday, March 27 at 1pm, followed by burial in the local cemetery. The Funeral Mass can be viewed live on the Carmel Gaffney's Undertakers Facebook page by clicking on the following link https://www.facebook.com/Carmel-Gaffney-Undertakers-104123904611057/ or on the Delvin Parish livestream at Delvin Parish Facebook and on churchmedia.tv/Westmeath 
The family request full compliance with Covid restriction guidelines which are still in place by the wearing of face masks, refraining from hand shaking and observing social distancing where necessary while attending at St Camillus Nursing Centre, the funeral Mass and cemetery.
The Gaffney family wish to acknowledge the excellent loving care extended to Carmel by the management and nursing staff in St Camillus Nursing Centre, Killucan, during her stay there. The family thank you for your kind consideration at this sad time.

Patrick (Paddy) Kenny, Cullyvore, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford
The death occurred, peacefully surrounded by family in Costello's Nursing home, on Thursday, March 24, 2022 of Patrick (Paddy) Kenny, Cullyvore and Devine Crescent, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford.
Predeceased by his father Patrick, mother Margaret and his brothers Christy and Mickey and his sister Mary. Sadly missed by his brothers and sisters, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
Funeral Mass on Saturday, March 26 in St. Mary's Church, Edgeworthstown at 3pm. Burial afterwards in Aughafin Cemetery. For those who are unable to attend Paddy's funeral the Mass will be streamed live at https://www.churchtv.ie/edgeworthstown/ 

Seán Carrigy, Aughaward, Ballinalee, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully, in the tender care of the nurses and staff of the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 of Seán Carrigy, Aughaward, Ballinalee, Longford. Predeceased by his brother, Andy, Seán will be sadly missed and remembered by his loving wife, Maureen; daughters Marie, Catherine (Hennelly) and Helen (Liddington); sons John and James; grandchildren Ava, Sam, Mike and Billy; sisters, Eileen (Boyle) and Kathleen (Corkery); brother Michael; brothers-in-law; sons-in-law Richard and Shane; daughter-in-law Megan; nieces, nephews, cousins and his many wonderful neighbours and friends. Seán's funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, March 26 in Holy Trinity Church, Ballinalee, at 12pm with burial afterwards in St Emer's Cemetery, Ballinalee. House private for family only, please.
Kindly remember to practice social distancing at all times and please wear a face covering. The family respectfully requests that there will be no hand shaking at the Funeral Mass. For those unable to attend, the Funeral Mass will be streamed live at: https://www.facebook.com/ParishofClonbroney/ 
Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to St Christopher's Services, Longford c/o Martin Farrell & Sons, Funeral Directors, Ballinalee or any family member. Seán's family very much appreciate your support and consideration at this time.

Cait Smith (née Burke), Rathbracken, Granard, Longford, N39 PX93


The death occurred, after a long illness bravely borne, in the tender loving care of the staff of the Laurel Lodge Nursing Home, Longford, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 of Cait Smith (nee Burke), Rathbracken, Granard, Co Longford. Predeceased by her parents, John and Kathleen, sister-in-law Sheila and nephew Sean. Sadly missed by her loving husband Seamus, son Shane, daughter Lorraine, son-in-law Niall, her devoted grandchildren Jamie, Kaitlyn and Luke, sisters Philomena Walsh and Nellie Wallace, brothers John, Tom and Paul, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends. May Her Gentle Soul Rest in Peace.
Reposing at her daughter and son-in-laws residence, Thursday 5pm to 8pm and Friday 5pm to 8pm, walk through only. House strictly private at all other times. Removal on Saturday, March 26 arriving at St Mary’s Church, Granard for 12 noon funeral Mass, followed by burial in Granardkille New Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Longford Alzheimer's Society, c/o Masterson’s Funeral Directors or any family member.
The family would like to thank the matron and staff for their loving and tender care of Cait over a long number of years.
Funeral can be viewed live on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-marys-church-granard 

William (Bill) Mulligan, Ballyrichard, Midleton, Cork / Carrigtwohill, Cork / Granard, Longford


The death occurred, suddenly and peacefully at home, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 of William (Bill) Mulligan, Ballyrichard, Midleton, Cork / Carrigtwohill, Cork and late of Granard, Longford. Dearly beloved husband of Mary (nee O’Callaghan, Millstreet), dear father of Edward, Francis, Paul and William, cherished grandad of Ciarán and Máire, dear brother of Peter, Edward, John and the late Paddy, Michael and Frank.
Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife, sons, daughters in law Maria and Esther, grandchildren, brothers, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May Bill Rest In Peace.
Reposing at O’Farrell’s Funeral Home, Riverside Way, Midleton on Friday, March 25 from 5.30pm to 7pm. Reception into St Mary’s Church, Carrigtwohill on Saturday, March 26 for 11am. Funeral Mass followed by burial in St Mary’s Cemetery. Bill’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on: www.carrigtwohillparish.ie 

Louie Duignan, Gortinee, Annaduff, Leitrim


The death occurred, at Sligo University Hospital, on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 of Louie Duignan, Gortinee, Aughamore, Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim. Son of the late Patrick and Anna May Duignan, sadly missed by his brothers JP (London) and Seamus (Drumlion), sister Rosaleen McNulty (Eslin), sisters in law Teresa and Joan, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Louie Rest in Peace.
Reposing at St Patrick’s Hospital Chapel, Carrick on Shannon, Friday evening, March 25 from 5.30pm until 7pm (walk through only). Funeral Mass for Louie will take place on Saturday, March 26 at 12 noon in St. Mary’s Church, Annaduff, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. House Private Please.
Due to COVID -19 please refrain from hand shaking, wear masks and use hand sanitiser. The family is extremely grateful for your consideration and support.

Maureen McGirl (née Creegan), Camber,  Aughavas, Co Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 of Maureen McGirl, Camber, Aughavas, Co Leitrim and formerly Drumkeeran, Cloone, Co Leitrim.
Predeceased by her husband Charlie, brother Michael and sister Rosaleen. Maureen will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her family, sons Tony and Leo, daughter Rita daughter-in-law, Rose son-in-law, Leo grandson Ryan, brothers Seamus (Drumkeeran) P.J (Sheffield) sister Vera (London) nephews, nieces relatives neighbours and friends.
Rest In Peace. Reposing at Smith's Funeral home, High St, Ballinamore (N41TD62) on Thursday evening, March 24 from 5pm until 7pm. Removal from her residence in Camber on Friday morning, March 25 to arrive at St Joseph's Church Aughavas for funeral mass at 11am with burial afterwards in Aughavas cemetery. House strictly private please.
Maureen's Funeral Mass can be viewed on http://churchtv.ie/aughavas.html 

Angela (Angie) Birch (née McDermott), Collon, Louth / Strokestown, Co Roscommon


The death occurred, peacefully in her 90th year, on Monday, February 28, 2022 of Angela (Angie) Birch (nee McDermott), Villa Nova Hotel, Birmingham, England and formerly of Elphin Street, Stokestown, Co Roscommon.
Angela (Angie), predeceased by her husband Jim. Sadly missed by her loving daughter Deirdre, grandchildren James, Farah and Layla, brothers Christy and Ronnie, sisters in law, brothers in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and friends. May She Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Townley’s Funeral Home, Crosslanes from 3pm until 5pm on Sunday evening, March 27. Funeral Mass on Monday morning, March 28 at 11am in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Collon. Burial afterwards in Collon Old Cemetery. 

Michael Collins, Clooncraff, Hillstreet, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Roscommon


The death occurred, peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital, on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 of Michael Collins, Clooncraff, Hillstreet, Carrick-on-Shannon, Roscommon.
Predeceased by his beloved wife Mary Teresa, his daughter Margaret, son-in-law Kevin and infant son Patrick. He will be sadly missed by his loving daughters Martina and Sinead, sons JJ and Seamus, sons-in-law, David and Damien, daughters-in-law Claire and Christina, grandchildren Daniel, Katie, Ryan, Sean, Nicole, Luke, Francesca, Niall, Sarah, Ceira, Sophia and Orlaith, nephews, nieces, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at McHugh's Funeral Home, Strokestown, on Thursday evening, March 24 from 6pm until 8pm (walk through only, please). Removal on Friday, March 25 to The Half Parish Church, to arrive for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Clooncraff Cemetery. Due to Covid, those attending Michael's Funeral are advised to continue wearing masks and refrain from hand shaking. Those wishing to view Michael's Funeral Mass online may do so on our Facebook page by clicking HERE.

Shane Conlon, Hilly Road, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim


The  death occurred, peacefully, in his home, on Thursday, March 26, 2020 of Shane Conlon of New York City, NY and formerly Hilly Road, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim.
Loving son of the late Sean and Olive Conlon, Shane will be sadly missed by his sister Lisa, aunts and uncles Philomena (Phil) Lavin, Thomasina and Tommy Padden and Pauric Padden, cousins, extended family and a wide circle of friends. Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass in St Patrick's Church, Drumshanbo, on Saturday, March 26,  2022 at 11am followed by burial of Shane's ashes in Drumshanbo Cemetery. Funeral Mass will be streamed live on https://www.churchtv.ie/drumshanbo/  and on Drumshanbo Parish Facebook.

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