Friday, October 14

Recent deaths in the Leitrim area

Claire McGovern


Claire McGovern

Recent deaths in the Leitrim area

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

John-Frank McKeon, Smear Road, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford

John-Frank McKeon, Smear Road, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford on Tuesday, 11th October, 2016. Predeceased by his parents Rose and Patrick and his brother Pat. John-Frank died peacefully at the Mater Hospital, Dublin surrounded by his family. John-Frank will be sadly missed by his heartbroken wife Helen, his adored children Shauna, Caoimhe, Lauren, Siobhan, Niamh, Oisin, brothers Gerry (Smear), Cieran (Pulladoey), Enda (Ballinalee), sisters Anna May McCabe (Cornadrung), Margaret Caherly (USA), Rosaleen McGee (Smear Road), Bernadette McCarthy (Farragh, Killoe), nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, mother-in-law Mary Gorham, aunts Sr Anna May Reilly (USA), Mrs Briget Reilly (Cornadrung), relatives, neighbours, friends and his close friend Pat Brady.

John-Frank's remains will be reposing at his home on Friday 14th from 12 noon and also on Saturday 15th from 11am to 3pm. Remains will arrive to St Colmcille's Church, Aughnacliffe, on Saturday 15th for prayers at 5pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday 16th at 1pm with burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Family time from 3pm on Saturday 15th please.

Christopher (Chris) Grufferty, Slatta, Kilglass, Co. Roscommon

Christopher (Chris) Grufferty, Benfort, Middlesex, died Saturday, October 8th, in England surrounded by his family. Cherished husband of Peggy (nee Boland), formerly of Slattamore, Rooskey, Co. Roscommon. Deeply regretted by his brother Tom (England), sisters-in-law Val, Eileen and Mairead, Jo Feeney (Slatta), brother-in-law Eugene Boland (Rooskey), nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

Removal on Sunday evening, October 16th, to arrive at St Anne's Church, Slatta at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 12 noon, burial afterwards in Kilglass New Cemetery. 

Seamus Reynolds, Knockroosk, Gorvagh, Leitrim

Seamus Reynolds, Knockroosk, Gorvagh, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co.Leitrim, who died on Tuesday 11th October at his residence. Predeceased by his wife Margaret. Sadly missed by his sons Sean and Brendan, daughter Christina, brother John, daughters in law, son in law, grandchildren, relatives and friends.

Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Church, Foxfield on Friday at 11.30. Burial afterwards in St. Mary's new cemetery, Foxfield. 

Jim McGovern, Gubnafarna, Swanlinbar, Co. Cavan

Deeply regretted by his nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Funeral Mass at Saint Mary's Church, Swanlinbar on Friday at 11am, with burial in Killaduff Cemetery.

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