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25 May 2022

Deaths in Longford - Sunday, March 27, 2022

Deaths in Longford - Sunday, March 27, 2022

Deaths in Longford - Sunday, March 27, 2022

Andy Gervasoni, Cartronawar, Ardagh, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, March 26, 2022 of Andy Gervasoni, Cartronawar, Ardagh, Longford. Predeceased by his parents and by his brother Ger. Andy will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family, his beloved wife Margie (nee Magan), daughters Lalla, Tamara, Sabrina and Laura, son Sasha, sister Betty, grandchildren, sons-in-law, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, mother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.
In keeping with Andy’s wishes, the funeral and cremation will be private to family and close friends. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time. No flowers by request, please.


Mary (Doll) Brady, Aughanoran, Dring, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of the Laurel Lodge Nursing Home, Longford, on Sunday, March 27, 2022 of Mary (Doll) Brady, Aughanoran, Dring, Longford. Predeceased by her brothers Johnny, Michael, Paddy, Joe and sister Brigid Gallagher, Dalystown. Deeply regretted by her nephews, grandnephews, grandnieces, cousins, neighbours and friends. RIP.
Reposing at the Reilly Funeral Home, Kilcogy Village, N39W1D6, on Monday evening, March 28 from 5 pm with removal arriving to St Columba's Church, Mullinalaghta, at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday, March 29 at 11 am with burial immediately afterwards in the local cemetery.
In keeping with government advice and HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings, please refrain from handshaking and wear a face mask in the funeral home and church. 


Anna Rose (Nan) McKenna (née Kennedy), Drumlish, Longford / Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim
The death occurred,  in the loving care of the staff at St. Patrick’s Hospital, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim, on Sunday, March 27, 2022 of Anna Rose (Nan) McKenna (née Kennedy), Drumlish, Co Longford, formerly of Birmingham, UK. Predeceased by her husband John, brothers and sisters. Deeply regretted by her daughters Catherine, Debbie and Anna, sister Teresa, sons-in-law John, Peter and Sean, sister-in-law Frances, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends. Rest In Peace.
Her remains will be reposing on Monday, March 28 at St Patrick's Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon, from 5-7pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, March 29 at 12 noon, in St. Mary's Church, Carrick-on-Shannon followed by burial in Drumlish Cemetery. The Mass will be streamed on the following link Anna Rose’s Funeral Mass
In compliance with the current government guidelines, we ask that all who will be attending Anna Rose's funeral adhere to social distancing guidelines, wear a face covering and refrain from shaking hands at all times. The McKenna and Kennedy families appreciate your sympathy, support and understanding at this time.

Pat (PJ) Baxter, Clondra, Longford / Roscommon / Cavan


The death occurred, following a short illness, peacefully at home, on Friday, March 25, 2022 of Pat (PJ) Baxter, Clondra, Longford. Formerly 168 Glasnevin Avenue, Dublin, 11 and Kildough House, Bawnboy, Co Cavan. Predeceased by his first wife, Thelma who died in 1964. Sadly missed by his wife, Peggy, daughters; Kerry, Sharon and Niamh; his sons, Niall and Eoin; his sisters Detta and Sheila; brothers in-law and sisters-in law; nieces & nephews, Karen, Geoffrey, David and Paul grandchildren; Stephen, Fiona, Noelle, Ciara, Finn, Fiona, Jack, Andrea, Sofia and Seán; great-grandchildren Luke, Jake, Kai, Kiara, Mia, Ellie, Kate and Ella; other relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Kelly’s Funeral Home, Royal Canal Business Park, Athlone Road, Longford N39 K381, on Monday, March 28 from 6pm to 8. Funeral Mass at 11am on Tuesday, March 29 at St Brendan’s Church, Clondra followed by burial at Newtownforbes cemetery. Mass will be streamed live via St Mary's Parish Lanesboro www,facebook.com https://www.facebook.com/.106248174586123/posts/.445548177322786/?sfnsn=mo 
House private to family only. Masking and social distancing preferred. The family very much appreciates your support and consideration at this time. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Palliative Care organisation c/o Tom Crosby Funeral Director, Tarmonbarry.

Geraldine Coyle (née Meehan), Cloncovid, Kilcogy, Cavan / Cavan Town, Cavan


The death occurred, peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at the Mater Hospital surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, March 26, 2022 of Geraldine Coyle (née Meehan), beloved wife of Tom (Tommy) and dear mother of Ashling and Arlene, Cloncovid, Kilcogy and formerly Military Row, Cavan town. Predeceased by her parents Jimmy and Peggy Meehan.
Sadly missed by her loving husband, daughters, sons in law, Cormac and Dean, grandchildren, Fae (Jack), Kyla, Mya, Naoise, Jai and Senan, sister, Ann Kavanagh, brother in law, Tommy, nieces Genevieve, Therese, nephew, Michael, cousins, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Lakelands Funeral Home, Dublin Road Cavan, Monday, March 28 from 6pm until 8pm. Removal from her home on Tuesday morning, March 29 at 11.15am to St Brigid’s Church, Killygarry to arrive for Requiem Mass at 12noon. Interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery. House private please. May She Rest In Peace.

Patricia Morrow (née Davis), Kiltyfea, Cloone, Leitrim / Kilpedder, Wicklow / Ballyconnell, Cavan


The death occurred, peacefully in the loving care of her family and staff of Oak View, Nursing Home, Belturbet, Co Cavan, on Sunday, March 27, 2022 of Patricia Morrow, née Davis, Kiltyfea, Cloone, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim and formerly of Kilpedder, Co Wicklow. Predeceased by her husband; John, her parents; Bridget and Murt Davis, brothers; Jim and PJ Davis (Kilpedder) and her sister; Chris Fisher (Balgriffin, Dublin).
Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her son; Jevon (John) (Cloone) and her daughter; Rina Bannon, (Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan) daughter-in-law; Raphaele and son-in-law; John, grandchildren; Orla, Ciara, Fintan, Lisa, Nigel Gillian and Robert, great grand-children; Hannah, Ava, Ella Mae and Ben, her sister; Mary Thorpey (Six Mile Bridge, Clare), her brothers; Murt and John (Kilpedder, Co. Wicklow) and Cormac (Liverpool, UK), sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends. May Patricia Rest in Peace.
Patricia will lie in repose at the residence of her son Jevon at Kiltyfea, Cloone, Carrick-on-Shannon N41 HV58 on Monday, March 28, 2022 from 4pm – 8pm (walk through only).
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 12 noon in St. Mary’s Church, Cloone, Co Leitrim followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. No flowers by request, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Ukrainian Red Cross Appeal care of McKeon’s Funeral Director’s Cloone, Co Leitrim. House private to family and close friends only outside of reposing times please. Funeral Mass will be live streamed on https://churchtv.ie/cloone.html 
Please adhere to mask wearing, no hand shaking and social distancing protocols. The family appreciates your sympathy and understanding at this sad time.

Michael Moore, Lavagh, Ballymote, Sligo / Westport, Mayo / Tarmonbarry, Roscommon


The death occurred, peacefully in the excellent care of the staff of the ICU, Sligo University Hospital, on Saturday, March 26, 2022 of Michael Moore, Lavagh, Ballymote, Co Sligo and formerly of Aughergower, Co Mayo.
Predeceased by his parents Austin and Annie and his brothers Martin and Michael. He will be dearly missed by his wife Tina, son Aaron (Lavagh), daughter Aoife (Strokestown) and their partners Martina and John, grandchildren Lana, Oisin, Conor, Daire and Ruby, sister Maggie, her partner Frank and nephew Alan (Tarmonbarry). He will also be missed by his sisters and brothers, Nancy Casey (Westport), James (Letterkenny), Cathy (San Francisco), Tommy (Aughagower), Mary (San Francisco), Joe (Letterkenny), Peter (San Francisco), Eileen (San Francisco), Tony (San Francisco), Teresa (San Francisco), Rory (Suasalito), Pat (San Francisco) and their respective partners and spouses, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, his nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, large extended family and many good friends. House strictly private, please.
Funeral arrangements to follow.

Gerard (Gerry) Lennon, Holloway, London / Cloonmurray, Strokestown, Roscommon


The death occurred, suddenly in London, on Friday, February 25, 2022 of Gerard (Gerry) Lennon, Holloway, London / Cloonmurray, Strokestown, Roscommon. Beloved son of the late Michael & Kathleen Lennon and fond brother of Michael, Lorraine, Marie, Joan, Padraig and Fiona. He will be very sadly missed by his sorrowing family, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and a large circle of friends in London, Tulsk and Strokestown. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at McHugh's Funeral Home, Strokestown, on Wednesday, March 30 from 6pm until 7.30pm (walk through only), followed by removal to the Church of S.S. Eithne & Fidelma, Tulsk, to arrive at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday, March 31 at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in Tulsk Cemetery.
Owing to Covid 19, those attending Gerry's Funeral are asked to continue best practice by wearing face masks and refraining from shaking hands. Those wishing to view Gerry's Funeral Mass may do so by clicking HERE. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding at this sad time for the family.

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 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/ 


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.

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. 

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