Thursday, September 22

Recent deaths in the Leitrim area

Leitrim Observer Reporter


Leitrim Observer Reporter

Recent deaths in the Leitrim area

May they rest in peace

The following deaths have occurred:

Michael Francis Gilchrist - Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim

Michael Francis Gilchrist of 2 Convent Ave, Drumshanbo and formerly of Tullynaha, Ballinaglera died peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo.  Funeral Mass at 11am this morning, Thursday 22nd with burial afterwards in Fahy Graveyard, Ballinaglera.

Desmond (Des) Lang - Collooney, Co Sligo

Desmond (Des) Lang, Union House, Collooney, Sligo peacefully at his residence. Funeral mass this morning, Thursday 22nd at 12 noon with funeral proceeding afterwards to St Nathy's cemetery, Collooney. House is private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to the North West Hospice.

Philomena Keown - Garrison, Co Fermanagh

Philomena Keown (nee Flanagan) London and formerly Garrison, Co. Fermanagh. Removal from the Sheil Hospital Mortuary, Ballyshannon this evening Thursday 22nd via Garrison at 6pm to St John The Baptist Church, Toura for 7pm. Requiem Mass at 11am Friday followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. 

Desmond Rushe - Elphin, Co Roscommon

Desmond Rushe, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 and formerly of Elphin, Co. Roscommon and late Irish Independent - September 19th 2016 peacefully at St. Francis Hospice Raheny. Reposing in Lanigan’s Funeral Home, 21 Beaumont Road this evening, Thursday 22nd from 4pm to 6 pm. Removal on Friday morning to Corpus Christi Church, Homefarm Road arriving at 11.20am. Funeral after 11.30am Mass to Glasnevin Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to St. Francis Hospice Raheny.

Yvonne Fitzsimons - Elphin, Co Roscommon

Yvonne Fitzsimons of Elphin, Co. Roscommon and formerly Clonshaugh, Dublin died on September 19 suddenly at home. Removal to St Francis of Assisi Church, Priorswood today, Thursday, September 22 for 10am Funeral Mass followed by cremation in Dardistown Crematorium.

Rose McHugh - Scramogue, Co Roscommon / Carrigallen, Co Leitrim

Rose McHugh (nee McManus) Scramogue, Co. Roscommon and  formerly of Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim, peacefully at Sligo General Hospital on Wednesday, September 21st, surrounded by her loving family. Reposing at her residence, Scramogue, today Thurdsay 22nd from 6pm until 9pm, also Friday evening from 6pm until 9pm. Funeral Mass Saturday September 24th at 12 noon in St Anne's Church,Scramogue followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. House private Saturday morning please, family flowers only, donations, if desired, to S.H.O.U.T, Sligo General c/o Tully Funeral Directors, Slatta, Kilglass or any family member.

May they rest in peace.

Local recent deaths are updated every day at 11am and 4pm.