Wednesday, September 21

Recent deaths in the Leitrim area - update

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. Reposing at his residence in Drumshanbo today, September 21 until 6pm followed by removal to St Hugh’s Church, Ballinaglera to arrive at 7pm. Funeral Mass at 11am on Thursday with burial afterwards in Fahy Graveyard, Ballinaglera.

Mark Rooney - Lower Road, Glencar, Co Leitrim

Mark Rooney, Lower Rd, Glencar, Co Leitrim, who passed away peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital on Saturday, September 17. Removal today, Wednesday September 21  to St Osnat's Church, Glencar, to arrive for 12 noon funeral Mass with cremeation afterwards in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. Crematorium private to family only.

Sheila Gibson - Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

Sheila Gibson, nee McMurray, Coolcholly, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral today, Wednesday September 21 at  St. Anne’s Parish Church  for 2pm  with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to St. Anne’s Parish Church or Sligo Coronary Care, c/o any family member.


Desmond (Des) Lang - Collooney, Co Sligo

Desmond (Des) Lang, Union House, Collooney, Sligo peacefully at his residence. Des will repose in the Churchview Funeral Home, Collooney on Wednesday evening, September 21 from 6pm with removal at 8pm to the Church Of The Assumption, Collooney. Funeral mass on Thursday 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 on Thursday evening 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 on Thursday evening 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.

Joseph (Joey) Mulhern - Bundoran, Co Donegal

Joseph Mulhern, Magheracar, West End, Bundoran, Donegal. Funeral Mass today, Wednesday September 21 at 11am with burial afterwards in St. Ninnidh’s Cemetery, Bundoran. House strictly private please.

Yvonne Fitzsimons - Elphin, Co Donegal

Yvonne Fitzsimons of Elphin, Co. Roscommon and formerly Clonshaugh, Dublin died on September 19 suddenly at home. Reposing at Jennings Funeral Home, Oscar Traynor Road, Coolock today, Wednesday, September 21 from 5pm to 7pm. Removal to St Francis of Assisi Church, Priorswood on Thursday, September 22 for 10am Funeral Mass followed by cremation in Dardistown Crematorium.

May they rest in peace.

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