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Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Deaths in Longford - Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Bernie Reilly (née Hodge), Cloonaugh Upper, Drumlish, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully, in Tullamore General Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Monday, September 5, 2022 of Bernie Reilly (nee Hodge), Cloonaugh Upper, Drumlish, Co Longford.
Bernie will be forever remembered by her loving family, husband Seamus, sons Patrick and John, daughters Ann-marie, Mary and Lizzy, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, her adored grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. May Bernie Rest in Peace.
Bernie will repose in Connell's Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford, (N39 KN66), on Wednesday, September 7 from 6pm concluding with prayers at 7.30pm. Removal from her home on Thursday, September 8 to St. Mary's Church, Drumlish, for Funeral Mass at 11am, followed by burial in the New Cemetery. Funeral Mass can be viewed live: click here

Joan Dervan (née Fitzgerald), No 6 Shannonvale, Farnagh Hill, Longford Town, Longford


The death occurred, peacefully, in the tender loving care of her family in her home, on Saturday, September 3, 2022 of Joan Dervan (née Fitzgerald), No 6 Shannonvale, Farnagh Hill, Longford Town, Longford and formerly of Convent Road, Longford. She is predeceased by her parents James and Kathleen, brother Martin and sister Winifred. Joan will be forever missed by her heartbroken family, husband Dennis, adored son Vincent, daughter-in-law Anja, and her 2 darling grandchildren Kian and Connor, sisters Christine and Mary, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and her many dear friends. A gentle nature, A heart of gold, These are the memories we will hold. Rest in Peace Joan.
Joan will repose in Connell's Funeral Home, Church Street, Longford, (N39 KN66), on Monday, September 5 from 6pm concluding with prayers at 7.30pm. Removal from her home on Tuesday, September 6 for Funeral Mass at 11am in St. Mel's Cathedral, Longford, followed by Cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Rd, Cavan, at 1.30pm. Funeral Mass can be viewed live: click here. Family flowers only please, donations can be made in Joan's memory, to Longford Palliative Care, c/o Connell Funeral Directors. House private at all times, please.

Charlie McGann, No.4 Derrahaun, Kenagh, Longford

The death occurred, at the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar, on Friday, September 2, 2022 of Charlie McGann, No.4 Derrahaun, Kenagh, Longford and formerly of Foigha, Kenagh. 
Predeceased by his parents John and Margaret (née Hussey), his wife Kathleen (née Marlow), daughter Anne, brothers Patrick, James and Michael, sisters Bridget, Annie May, Mary-Ellen and Margaret, nephew Noel and brother-in-law T.P. Marlow. Deeply regretted by his loving sons John (England) and Derek (Dublin), daughters-in-law Alison and Michelle, grandchildren Louise, Rachel, Sophie, Sarah, John Jnr, Ashling, Colin, Niall and Ciaran, great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Pauline, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Kelly’s Funeral Home, Athlone Road, Longford, N39 K381 on Thursday evening, September 8 from 4:30pm, concluding with prayers at 6:30pm. Removal on Friday, September 9 from Kelly’s Funeral Home to Saint Dominic’s Church, Kenagh for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Clonbonny Cemetery, Lanesboro. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to “Alone” care of Kelly’s Funeral Directors or any family member. House Private Please.

Patrick Casserly, Main Street, Drumlish, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff in Our Lady's Manor, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford, on Thursday, September 1, 2022 of Patrick Casserly, Main Street, Drumlish, Longford. Predeceased by his parents James and Mary Ann, sisters Nan and Peggy, brother James. Deeply regretted by his brother John (Mayo), nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.May He Rest in Peace.
Reposing in Our Lady's Manor, Edgeworthstown on Monday evening, September 5 from 7pm to 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning, September 6 arriving at St Mary's Church, Drumlish, for 12 noon Mass, followed by burial in the local cemetery. House private please and family flowers only.

Brendan Clarke, Epsom, Surrey, UK and formerly of Church Street, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford


The death occurred on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 of Brendan Clarke, Epsom, Surrey, UK and formerly of Church Street, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford.
Funeral Arrangements Later

John Nevin, Moyglare Village, Maynooth, Kildare / Tarmonbarry, Roscommon


The death occurred, suddenly, but peacefully, on Friday, September 2, 2022 of John Nevin, Moyglare Village, Maynooth, Kildare and late of Lack Whitehall, Tarmonbarry, Co Roscommon. Sadly missed by his loving partner Trisheen, sisters Mary, Kathleen, Margaret, Ann and Monica, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncle Michael, nieces, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at his residence on Wednesday, September 7 from 4pm to 8pm, with prayers at 7pm. Removal on Thursday, September 8 at 11am to arrive at St Mary's Church, Maynooth for 11.30am Funeral mass, followed by burial in Laraghbryan Cemetery. John's Funeral Mass can be viewed live on Thursday morning at 11.30am by clicking on the following link: https://maynoothparish.org/webcam-2/

Kathleen Hunt (née Murtagh), Ballinderry, Four-Mile-House, Roscommon / Castlerea, Roscommon


The death occurred, peacefully in the tender care of her devoted family, on Monday, September 5, 2022 of Kathleen Hunt (née Murtagh) Ballinderry, Four-Mile-House, Co Roscommon and formerly of Corlis, Castlerea, Co Roscommon.
Kathleen will be very sadly missed by her loving husband PJ, daughters Geraldine (Galway), Sharon (Ballyleague), Fionnuala (Dysart) and sons Michael and PJ, beloved sisters Annie Schultz (New Jersey) and Agnes Healy (Ohio), brother Noel (Manchester), grandchildren Aaron and Kate, son-in-law Seamus, her nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters- in-law, brothers-in-law, extended family and her many good friends and neighbours. May Her Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Smyth’s Funeral Home, Roscommon on Wednesday evening, September 7 from 7pm until 8.30pm. Removal from her home on Thursday, September 8 at 1.30pm arriving at St Brigid’s Church, Four-Mile-House for Mass of the Resurrection at 2pm. Burial afterwards in Ballinderry Cemetery. For those wishing to offer their sympathies, please use the online condolence link on rip.ie. The Hunt family very much appreciates your support at this time. No flowers please, donations if desired to the Roscommon/Mayo Hospice or Parkinson's Association of Ireland.
Please note, the funeral Mass will be broadcast and can be viewed live on Thursday, September 8 at 2pm by CLICKING HERE House private please.

Bernard (Ben) Taylor, Methil and Perth, Scotland / Mohill, Co Leitrim

The death occurred, peacefully at The North West Hospice, Sligo with his heartbroken partner, Annette by his side, on Saturday, September 3, 2022 of Bernard (Ben) Taylor, Mohill, Co Leitrim and formerly of Methil and Perth, Scotland.
Predeceased by his parents, his brothers; Peter, John and Charles, his sisters; Agnes, Annette, Martha and Isobella. Ben will be forever missed by his heartbroken family, his partner Annette, daughter Darlene, son Darren, daughter-in-law Daniella, grandchildren, sister Liz, brothers James and Robert, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and a large circle of friends in Scotland and Ireland. May Ben Rest in Peace.
Ben will lie in repose on Monday, September 5 from 6pm – 8pm at 11 O’Carolan Court, Mohill (Eircode N41 A259). Ben’s committal will take place at Mohill new cemetery on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 1pm.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to The North West Hospice c/o McKeon’s Funeral Directors Cloone, Co Leitrim. Annette and Ben’s family appreciate your sympathy, support and understanding at this very difficult time.

Nancy Higgins (née Murtagh), ‘Cloneevan’, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath


The death occurred, peacefully, at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Friday, September 2 of Nancy Higgins (née Murtagh), ‘Cloneevan’, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Jim (veterinary surgeon) and her siblings Jay, Mary, Dell and Joe. Deeply regretted by her loving children Frank, Liam (Canada), Peter (Trim), John, Brendan, Cora (Oldcastle) and Donal (Kilkenny), her nineteen grandchildren, her siblings Peggy, Willie, Lily and Tess, daughters-in-law Breda, Marie, Kathryn, Annie and Deirdre, son-in-law Tom, extended family and many friends. May Nancy Rest In Peace.
Reposing at her home (N91 W184) on Monday, September 5 with removal to St Michael’s Church, Castlepollard arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, September 6 at 12 noon, with burial immediately afterwards in St Michael’s Cemetery, Castlepollard. The funeral will be broadcast live at: https://castlepollard-church-1.click2stream.com.


Maureen Connor (née Mulvey), Caherslee, Tralee, Kerry / Ballinamore, Co Leitrim


The death occurred on Friday, September 2, 2022 of Maureen Connor  (née Mulvey) of Caherslee, Tralee, Co Kerry and formerly Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, died peacefully, beloved wife of the late Pascal.
Sadly missed by her loving family, her sister Breige, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends.
Reposing at the Gleasure Funeral Home, Tralee, on Monday, September 5 from 6 to 7 pm. Funeral arriving to Our Lady & St Brendan’s Church, Tralee on Tuesday morning, September 6 at 10.30am where the Requiem Mass for Maureen will be celebrated at 11am (streamed on www.stbrendansparishtralee.net). Followed by private cremation. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to The Palliative Care Unit, U.H.K. (via “Donation” link below – Kerry Hospice Foundation), or care of the Gleasure Funeral Home, Tralee. Rest in Peace. 


Margaret Timmins, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim / Harold's Cross, Dublin
The death occurred, peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, September 3, 2022 of Margaret Timmins, ‘Sarroma’, Castlecarra road, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim and formerly Harold’s Cross, Dublin.
Predeceased by her father William and son-in-law Colm O’ Brien. Sadly missed by her husband Bobby Duffy, daughters Sarah O’Brien (Dromahair) and Rebecca, son Alan Duffy (Mohill) and his partner Eimear McHugh, grandchildren Megan, Elenor, Hollie, Lily, Aimée and Nathan. Margaret’s mother Carmel Timmins, brothers Arthur (Dublin/Boyle), Raymond (Cork), Martin and Terry (Dublin) and sister Mary (Dublin), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Margaret’s funeral cortège will leave her residence on Wednesday, September 7 at 12:30pm arriving at Mount Jerome Crematorium Dublin for Cremation service at 4pm. Please refrain from hand shaking. Margaret’s Cremation service will be streamed live on the link below https://www.mountjerome.ie/victorian-chapel-service/
No flowers by request, please. The Duffy and Timmins family are very grateful for your support and understanding at this time. House private at all times please.

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