Deaths in Longford - Saturday, July 23, 2022
Peter (Poundy) Farrell, Castlerea, Moydow, Co Longford
The death occurred, suddenly, on Thursday, July 21, 2022 of Peter (Poundy) Farrell, Castlerea, Moydow, Co Longford.
Peter is predeceased by his beloved wife Teresa, parents Peter and Bridie, sister Maureen and nephew Glen. Peter will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his heartbroken family, his daughter Mary, sisters Frances Farrell and Teresa Connell, uncle Seamus Finn, nephews Noel Lee and Alan Lee, brothers-in-law Edward Gardiner (Roscommon) and Joe Collins (Strokestown), sisters-in-law Mary McClean (Dublin) and Rita Collins (Strokestown), nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives neighbours and his wide circle of friends. Close to our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day. Rest in Peace Peter.
Reposing in Connell's Funeral Home, Church St, Longford eircode (N39 KN66), on Sunday, July 24 from 4pm until 6.30pm, removal arriving to St Mary's Church, Moydow, for prayers at 8pm. Funeral mass on Monday, July 25 at 12 noon, followed with burial in Moydow Cemetery. Please Note: There will be no handshaking due to the Covid Virus.
Dympna Murray (née Whelan), Salthill, Galway / Longford / Mohill, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at Mountbellew Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, July 23, 2022 of Dympna Murray (née Whelan), Salthill, Galway / Longford / Mohill, Leitrim. Beloved wife of the late Jerry and much loved mother of Patricia, Declan, Dermot, Eamonn, Séamus and the late Bryan.
Deeply mourned and sadly missed by her daughter and sons, son-in-law Matt, daughters-in-law Norah, Claire and Sheila, her adored grandchildren, the extended Murray and Whelan family, her very dear neighbours, in particular Una and Carolanne and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at the O'Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue, Galway (H91 V1K8) on Monday, July 25 from 5pm with removal at 6pm to Christ the King Church, Salthill. Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Dympna on Tuesday, July 26 at 11am. Funeral after Mass to Realt na Mara Cemetery, Furbo. 'Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis'. Livestream link: https://www.salthillparish.ie/our-parish/webcam/
Dympna's family would like to thank you for your thoughtfulness at this sad time.
Patrick Farrell, Rathmines, Dublin / Longford
The death occurred, peacefully at St. James’s Hospital, after a short illness, on Thursday, July 21, 2022 of Patrick Farrell, late of Rathmines and Longford.
Beloved husband of the late Catherine, devoted and loving father of Mary and Sinead, most beloved grandpa of Cathal, Peter, Cathy and Alex. Deeply regretted by his sister Eithne, sons-in-law David and Donald. Sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, and friends. May he Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Staffords Funeral Home, Ballyfermot on Wednesday afternoon, July 27 from 2pm to 4pm. Removal on Thursday morning, July 28 to Church of Mary Immaculate Refuge of Sinners, Rathmines, arriving for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by cremation in Mount Jerome Crematorium. Sincere thanks to all the wonderful staff at St James’s Hospital who took care of Patrick during his final illness, and heartfelt thanks to the wonderful team at the Belgrave Clinic, Ranelagh, who kept him in good health for the last number of years. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers to the Peter McVerry Trust. Messages of sympathy for Patrick’s family can be left in the condolences section on rip.ie. For those who are unable to attend the Funeral Mass, it will be streamed live via the following link: https://www.rathminesparish.ie/webcam/
The Cremation service in the Garden Chapel in Mount Jerome on Thursday, July 28 at 12 noon can be viewed by clicking on to the following link: https://vimeo.com/event/139693
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Trudy Burke (née McGuinness), Slieve, Clondra, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 of Trudy Burke (nee McGuinness), Slieve, Clondra, Longford.
Predeceased by her parents Hilary and Josephine and by her brother Declan. Trudy will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her family, husband Tom, daughter Yvonne, sons Trevor and Stephen, grandchildren Elise, Julianna and Kian, daughter-in-law Jennifer, sisters Susan, Carmel and Rosemary, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home, Ballinalee road on Friday, July 22 from 6pm concluding with prayers at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday, July 23 at 11am in St Brendan’s Church, Clondra, interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Norman Thompson, No 1 The Demesne, Longford Town, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at home, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 of Norman Thompson, No 1 the Demesne, Longford town.
Norman is predeceased by his beloved wife Bridie and sister Jill. Norman will be sadly missed by his loving family, daughters Karen and Tracey, sons-in-law Rory and Alistair, grandchildren Keelan, Lauren and Ryan, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and his many dear friends. His nature was loving and giving, His heart was made of gold, And to us who truly loved him, His memory will never grow old. Rest in Peace.
A Celebration of Norman's life, will take place in Connell's Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford, Eircode (N39 KN66) on Sunday, July 24 at 11am, followed by burial in Kilmahon Cemetery. Family home private at times please.
Gerry McGrath, The Green, Lanesboro, Co Longford
The death occurred, after a short illness, on Monday, January 3, 2022 of Gerry McGrath, The Green, Lanesboro and Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. Cremated on January 28, 2022.
Beloved husband of Geraldine and much loved father of Dermot, Grainne and Oliver. He is very sadly missed by his brother Pat, extended family and friends. May he rest in peace.
Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, July 23 at 2pm in St Mary's Church, Lanesboro with burial afterwards in Clonbonny Cemetery. Mass live streamed on https:/www.churchtv.ie/lanesborough/
Michael Brady, Oghill, Ballinagh, Co Cavan
The death occurred on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 of Michael Brady, Oghill, Ballinagh, Co Cavan. Predeceased by his mother Ann Brady. Deeply regretted by his father Michael, brothers Joseph, Noel and Paul, his wife Brenda and children, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Lakeland's Funeral Home, Dublin Road Cavan, this Friday evening, July 22 from 5pm until 7pm. Removal to arrive at St Michael's Church, Potahee on Saturday, July 23 for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in the New Cemetery. House private at all times please. No handshaking or hugs, due to the current Covid-19 situation.
Mary Harrington (née Hackett), Caldramoran, Elphin, Roscommon / Mohill, Co Leitrim
The death occurred, in her 97th year, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff at Abbeyhaven Nursing Home, Boyle, on Monday, July 18, 2022 of Mary Harrington (née Hackett), Caldramoran, Elphin, Co Roscommon and formerly of Liscloonadea, Mohill, Co Leitrim.
Predeceased by her husband Hubert, parents Charles and Annie, brothers Mike Joe, Fr. John (SMA), Charlie and Fr. Gerard (SMA). Much loved mother of Connie, Cathal, Sheila and Claire. Sadly missed by her family, brother Tony, sons-in-law Reggie and Keith, daughter-in-law Katie, grandchildren Kiran, Ciara, Jack, Luke, Aidan, Gabriel and Ethan, nephews, nieces, relatives, good neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Brady’s Funeral Home, Elphin on Friday evening, July 22 from 5.30pm to 7pm. Removal on Saturday afternoon, July 23 to St. Patrick’s Church, Elphin arriving for Funeral Mass at 3.30pm (available on Parish Radio 106.6fm). Burial afterwards in Kilmaryal Cemetery.
House Private Please. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Society of African Missions/SMA Fathers https://sma.ie/donation/ or c/o any family member.
The Harrington family are grateful for your sympathy and support at this sad time.
Rachel Smyth (née Gilligan), Fairymount, Roscommon / Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon
The death occurred, peacefully, surrounded by her family in Northport, Long Island, New York on Sunday, July 17, 2022 of Rachel Smyth (née Gilligan), Northport, Long Island, New York and formerly of Fairymount, Castlerea, Co Roscommon.
Predeceased by her husband Bennie Smyth (Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim) her parents James and Cecelia (Fairymount), her sister Nellie Duignan (Knockvicar) and brother-in-law Austin Duignan, her brother Michael Gilligan and sister-in-law Nora Gilligan (Fairymount). Sadly missed by her son Berney, his wife Peggy and grandsons Brian and Pierce; her son John and his wife Rita and granddaughters Olivia and Dara, her son Brendan and her daughter Paulette, her beloved brother Noel and sister-in-law Kitty, her beloved brother John and sister-in-law Sara. Finally, Aunt Rachel will be sadly missed by all her nieces, nephews and friends who always found an Irish welcome in her house on Long Island. She may have lived in New York but her heart was always and forever in Fairymount.
Mass of the Resurrection will take place on Saturday, July 23, in Long Island, New York. May Rachel's gentle soul rest in eternal peace. Rachel's family understand and appreciate that people would like to offer their condolences, we would suggest you use the on-line condolence page. https://sharkeyfuneraldirectors.ie/rsmyth
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