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Leitrim Deaths - Wednesday, February 15

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Leitrim Deaths - Wednesday, February 15

The following deaths have taken place in the wider Leitrim area:

Patrick Kilpatrick - Inchicore, Dublin / Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim

Patrick Kilpatrick, Inchicore, Dublin and formerly Sheena, Drumkeerin, Co Leitrim on tuesday, 14th February, 2017 (peacefully) at home, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Sarah and very much loved dad of Pat, Paul, Harry, Gabriel, Suzanne, Deirdre, Kathleen, Siobhan and Martha. He will be greatly missed by his family, his thirty grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Eva, brother-in-law John, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours. Rest in Peace Removal on Saturday morning, 18th February, to the Church of Mary Immaculate (Oblates), Inchicore, arriving at 10.50am for Requiem Mass at 11.00 followed by burial in Newlands Cross Cemetery.

Christy Higgins, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal

Christy Higgins, Abbeylands, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Remains will arrive in St Patrick's Church, Ballyshannon, on Wednesday for 11am Funeral Mass, followed by interment in the Abbey Cemetery, Ballyshannon. Family flowers only please.

Thomas Maguire, Cliffoney, Co. Sligo / Kiltyclogher, Co. Leitrim

The death has occurred of Thomas Maguire, Cloyspara, Cliffoney, Co. Sligo and formerly of Aughavanney, Kiltyclogher, Co. Leitrim, unexpectedly, on Sunday, 12th February, 2017, at St. John's Hospital, Sligo. Beloved husband of Pauline. Loving father of Derek, Karen, Allison, Gemma, Keith, Paul and Thomas Graham and grandfather to Chloe, Juliette and Eva. Sadly missed by his sons-in-law, Chris and Marcus, daughters-in-law, Fiona, Ciara and Kelly. His devoted brother Ben and sister Mary McLoughlin (Blacklion), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at his home on Wednesday from 3pm until 9pm. Removal on Thursday morning to St Molaise's Church, Cliffoney arriving for 12 noon Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in Rathcormac Cemetery. House private at all other times please. Family Flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the dedicated staff of I.C.U. Sligo University Hospital c/o McGloin Undertakers.

Luke Flynn, Ballyfeeney, Kilglass, Co. Roscommon

Luke Flynn, Ballyfeeney, Kilglass, Co. Roscommon on Sunday, February 12th 2017, peacefully, in the loving care of the nurses and staff at Innis Ree nursing home, Ballyleague, in his 102nd year, surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his heartbroken son and daughters, Vera (Irwin), Phil (McGowan), Frank, Geraldine (Flynn), Helena (King), Bríd (Connellan), grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Rest In Peace. Funeral mass at 12 noon today, Wednesday 15th, in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Kilglass with burial afterwards in Scramogue Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Patient Comfort Fund, Innis Ree Nursing home C/O Tully's Funeral Directors, Slatta, Kilglass, Co Roscommon or any family member.

Josephine Duffy, Drumlish, Co. Longford

Josephine Duffy (nee Devaney), Drumlish, Co Longford and Lismacaffrey, Co Westmeath, on Sunday, February 12, 2017, peacefully, at the Regional Hospital Mullingar in the company of her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Philip and dear mother of the late Mary Raven (England) - recently deceased. She will be very sadly missed by her loving family Pat, Helen (Gilling), Ann (Scally) and Philip, her much loved grandchildren and great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace. Funeral Mass today Wednesday at 12 noon in St Mary’s Church, Boherquill followed by burial in St Columcille’s Cemetery, Aughnacliffe.