Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Robert Hannifin, The Granary, Ballymahon, Co Longford
The death occurred on Monday, August 29, 2022 of Robert Hannifin, The Granary, Ballymahon, Co Longford and formerly of 1 Saint Matthew's Park, Ballymahon.
Robert is predeceased by his son Johnny, brothers Mike and Willie, and sister Aggie. Robert will be sadly missed by his heartbroken family, daughter Michaela, wife Jean, mother Mary, brothers Joe, Johnny, Paul, Brendan and Aaron, sisters Marie and Jackie, relatives, neighbours and his many good friends. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Rest in Peace.
Removal to arrive to St Matthew's Church, Ballymahon, on Friday, September 2 for Funeral mass at 11am, followed with burial in Shrule Cemetery. Funeral mass can be viewed live: St Matthew's Church Ballymahon Facebook. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to ICU Mullingar or Cancer Care, c/o Connell Funeral Directors. Family Home Private Please.
Bernard (Bernie) Kelly, 9 Greville Court, Granard, Co Longford
The death occurred, peacefully in his home, on Monday, August 29, 2022 of Bernard (Bernie) Kelly, 9 Greville Court, Granard, Co Longford and formerly of 35 Spring Lawn, Longford. Bernie will be sadly missed by his loving family, parents Tommy and Mary, brother Jason, sisters Cathy and Mary, brother-in-law Dan, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and his many good friends. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Rest in Peace.
Reposing in Connell's Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford, on Friday, September 2 from 6pm concluding with prayers at 8pm. Funeral cortège will be leaving Connell's Funeral Home on Saturday morning, September 3 to arrive at St Mary's Church, Granard for funeral mass at 12 noon, followed with burial in Granardkill Cemetery. Funeral mass can be viewed live: click here.
Peter Mulligan, Killiney, Dublin / Granard, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully in the presence of his loving family in St Michael’s Hospital (Dun Laoghaire), on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 of Peter Mulligan, Killiney, Co Dublin and late of Clooneen, Granard, Co Longford.
Peter will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Rita, loving sons David, Gary and Derrick, his daughters-in-law Ekaterina, Pavla and Melissa, adored grandchildren Viktor, Veronica and Max, brothers Edward and John, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. May he rest in peace.
Reposing on Friday, September 2 in Quinn’s Funeral Home, Glasthule from 4pm to 6pm. Removal Saturday, September 3 to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Johnstown/Killiney arriving for 10am Funeral Mass which can be viewed on http://www.churchservices.tv/johnstownourlady followed by cremation in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Heart Foundation.
Christine Wall (née Jobe), 11 Riverside Park, Urlingford, Kilkenny / Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, at St Vincent's Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 of Christine Wall (nee Jobe), 11 Riverside Park, Urlingford, Co Kilkenny and formerly Rathmore, Co Longford.
Predeceased by her parents and her sisters. Deeply regretted by her heartbroken husband Patrick, her adoring family Eileen, Kay and David, grandchildren Christina, Micheal, Nicola, Sinead and Liam, great-grandchildren Caitlin and Amelia, brother Pakie, sister Sadie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at her residence, 11 Riverside Park, Urlingford, on Wednesday evening, August 31 from 4pm until 8pm. Removal on Thursday morning, September 1 to The Church of the Assumption, Urlingford, arriving for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Fennor Cemetery.
Sarah Godfrey (née Tynan), Ballinlough, Roscommon / Granard, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in Birmingham on Thursday, August 18, 2022 of Sarah Godfrey (née Tynan), Birmingham UK and formerly of Granard, Longford. Predeceased by her husband Pat and sister Ellen (Small). Sarah, loving mother of Pat (Ballinlough), Phil (Hussey, Ballinlough) and Helen (Nottingham). Sarah will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her son, her daughters, her grandchildren Brian, David and Maddy. Great-grandchildren James, Sarah, Ciara and Conor. Also, by her sister Eilish (Granard), son-in-law Paddy Joe (Hussey) and daughter-in-law Jenny, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephew, extended family, neighbours and friends. May She Rest in Peace.
Reposing at McDonagh’s Funeral Home, Castlerea on Friday evening, September 2 from 5pm until 7pm followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballinlough. Mass on the Resurrection on Saturday, September 3 at 11am with burial in Ballinlough Cemetery.
Sarah’s Funeral Mass will be live-streamed and can be viewed on the following link www.mcdonaghfuneraldirectors.ie/live-stream
The recording of Sarah’s Funeral Mass can be viewed again in our viewing room on the following link www.mcdonaghfuneraldirectors.ie/viewing-room
Terence (Terry) Devlin, 'El Rocio’, Top Road, Strandhill, Sligo / Longford
The death occurred on Monday, August 29, 2022 of Terence (Terry) Devlin, ‘El Rocio’, Top Road, Strandhill, Co Sligo (F91Y7N9) and formerly of Longford.
Predeceased by his beloved wife and best friend Olwyn, brother Tony and sister Winifred and treasured father of Karyn, Alison and Wayne. He will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family, brothers Eugene, Kevin and Leo, cherished grandchildren Alan, Ciara, Oisín and Liam, son-in-law Mond, daughter-in-law Clara, brother-in-law, relatives, neighbours and many friends. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Reposing at his home on Thursday, September 1 from 4pm to 8pm. Cortége will leave his home on Friday, September 2 at 10:30am travelling via Strandhill beachfront and returning to stop at his home and onwards to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan for Service of Committal at 2pm.
Service of Committal will be live streamed via https://www.churchservices.tv/lakelands
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to North West Hospice Fund at www.feehilys.ie/pay. Those who wish to leave a condolence message may do so in private at www.feehilys.ie or by traditional manner.
All enquiries to Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 0719159999 / 0872411114.
Matthew (Matt) Kelly, Farnivane, Bandon, Cork / Moyvore, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully in the wonderful care of the Staff at the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork and in the presence of his loving family, on Sunday, August 28, 2022 of Matthew (Matt) Kelly, Farnivane, Bandon, Cork and late of Moyvore, Co Longford.
Matthew (Matt), (ex. Dept. of Agriculture), beloved husband of Catherine (nee Connolly) and dear father of Grainne, Gavin, Mark and Eoin, and brother of the late Maisie. Sadly missed by his heartbroken wife, family, sister-in-law Marian Connolly, son-in-law Wesley, daughter-in-law Fiona, Eoin's partner Kelly, grandchildren Henry, Freda, Charlie, Harry and Matthew, brothers Hugh and Michael (USA) and Brendan (Longford), sister Imelda (McLoone, Donegal), brother-in-law Michael, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and many friends.
Matt lay in repose at Gabriel and O'Donovan's Funeral Home, Bandon on Tuesday evening, August 30 from 6pm to 8pm followed by prayers. Requiem Mass on Wednesday, August 31 at 2pm in St. Martin's Church, Farnivane which will be live-streamed on the Murragh and Templemartin Parish Facebook page, funeral afterwards to the adjoining Cemetery. (Parking will be available in the field next to the Cemetery). Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the Irish Cancer Society. May Matt Rest in Peace.
Philomena Beirne (née Hoare), Rooskey, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital, on Monday, August 29, 2022 of Philomena (Meenie) Beirne (nee Hoare), ‘Alder Villa’, Rooskey, Co Leitrim.
Beloved wife of the late Joseph and mother-in-law of the late Claire, deeply regretted and sadly missed by her son Dermot, daughters Michele Gannon and Linda McLoughlin, sister Nessa, grandchildren Aaron, Emily, Sarah and Catherine, sons in law John and Micheál, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Philomena Rest in Peace.
Reposing at her daughter Linda’s home ‘Alder Villa’ Rooskey, Wednesday, August 31 from 5pm until 8pm. Removal on Thursday, September 1 to arrive at St Michael’s Church, Bornacoola for Funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by burial in Cloonmorris Cemetery, you can view funeral Mass on
Those attending Philomena’s funeral are asked to follow best practice in relation to Covid-19. Philomena’s family wish to thank you for your understanding at this enormously difficult time.
Philomena Moohan, Lanesboro, Roscommon / Kinlough, Leitrim
The death occurred, peacefully in Roscommon University Hospital, on Sunday, August 28, 2022 of Philomena Moohan, Anratabeg, Lanesboro, Co Roscommon and formerly of Kinlough, Co Leitrim and Fulham, London, UK.
Philomena will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Removal from her home on Tuesday, August 30 to the Holy Rosary Church, Ballyleague Co Roscommon (N39 HV52) arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass Wednesday, August 31 at 11am with burial afterwards in Kinlough Cemetery, Kinlough Co Leitrim. (Approximately 2pm).
Funeral Mass can be viewed on following link: https://www.churchservices.tv/ballyleague
Rev John James Wilson, Enniskillen, Fermanagh / Ballinagh, Co Cavan
The death occurred, peacefully at South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen, on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 of Rev John James Wilson, Enniskillen, Fermanagh/ Ballinagh, Co Cavan. Reverend John James, Faithful Pastor and one of ‘Mr Wesley’s Preachers’, late of the Graan Abbey Care Home and formerly Irvinestown Fold.
Friends are welcome to call at Ballycassidy House Funeral Home, 101 Killadeas Road, Enniskillen, BT94 2ES on Tuesday, August 30 from 5pm to 7pm. A Service of Thanksgiving will take place in Irvinestown Methodist Church on Wednesday, August 31 at 12 noon, followed by burial in Ballintemple, Church of Ireland Churchyard, Ballinagh, Co Cavan (arriving 3.45 pm).
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Methodist Child Care Society. Cheques should be made payable to W T Morrison, Funeral Directors, and sent to Ballycassidy House, Funeral Home, 101 Killadeas Road, Enniskillen, BT942ES. Lovingly remembered by his family and friends.
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