Leitrim deaths - Friday March 1, 2019

Leitrim Observer Reporter


Leitrim Observer Reporter

Deaths in Leitrim

Deaths in Leitrim.

The following deaths have taken place in Leitrim and surrounding areas:

Michael Sherkle, Tully, Ballinamore, Leitrim / Oldcastle, Meath

Formerly Oldcastle, Co. Meath, Thursday Feb 28th peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving wife and family. He will be sadly missed by his wife Philomena (O’Reilly), his daughters Lorna, Michelle and Gráinne, sons-in-law John, James and Andy, his 6 grandchildren, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at his home today, Friday, 1st March, from 4pm until 9pm. Removal on Saturday morning, 2nd March, to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Drumlea

Josie McPartland, Drumkeerin, Co Leitrim

The death has occurred of Josie McPartland (nee McHugh), Grouse Lodge, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Towneycorry, Lough Allen, Co. Leitrim on Wednesday, 27th February, 2019 in Arus Breffni, Manorhamilton.
Predeceased by her husband Frank. Josie will be sadly missed by her loving family, daughters Mary and Catherine, sons Gerard and Francis; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law Bernadette and Maura, sons-in-law Charlie and John, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 o'clock in St. Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin. Burial to follow in Curraghs Cemetery, Tarmon.

Tommy McWeeney - Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim

Tommy McWeeney, Lismakeegan, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim, on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, peacefully, in his 94th year at Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar. Pre-deceased by his sisters Bridie and Lily. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving sisters Maura Devine (Bornacoola) and Helen (U.S.A.), brother John (Annaduff), sister-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Mass of Christian Burial today, Friday, March 1 at 12 noon in St Mary's Church, Carrick-on-Shannon with funeral afterwards to St. Mary's Cemetery.

Jimmy Stenson, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim

Jimmy Stenson, Dublin Road, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim and formerly Eslin Bridge, Co Leitrim on Tuesday, 26th February 2019 (peacefully) in his 99th year, in the tender loving care of the nurses and staff at St. Patrick's Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his brother Pat and niece Angela. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Maura, son Gerard (Kilcloon, Co. Meath), daughters Helen (Cregg, Co. Sligo), Kathleen (Brighton) and Patricia (Terenure), daughter-in-law Jo, sons-in-law Gerry and Adam, grandchildren Barry, Claire, Conor, Neil, Tom, Gary, Ian and Kate, sister-in-law Josie, brothers-in-law Mike Joe and Seamus, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and his many friends. Reposing at St Patrick's Hospital Chapel, Carrick-on-Shannon today, Friday from 3.30am until 6pm with removal to St.Mary's Church Carrick-on-Shannon arriving at 7 o'clock. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 12 noon with funeral afterwards to St.Mary's Cemetery. Family flowers only. House private please

Maura Ridge, Newport, Co Mayo / Mohill, Co Leitrim

Mary Ridge (nee Quinn), Newport Town, Co. Mayo and formerly Mohill, Co. Leitrim and Salthill, Galway on Tuesday, 26th February 2019. Sadly missed by her son Martin, daughter Avril, daughter-in-law Alice, brother Pat Quinn (Salthill, Galway), grandchildren Erica, Eoghan, Philip and Ryan, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Cremation will take place today, Friday, March 1st in Shannon Crematorium at 1pm.

John Joe Murtagh, Tawley, Castlegal, Co Leitrim

After a short illness at Sligo University Hospital. Sadly missed by his wife Kay, son Kieran, sisters Annie Dolan, Sligo, Brigid Finnegan, Rosses Point, Mary McAloon, Letterbreen and brother Packie, Laghta. Arriving at St Aidan's Church, Kinlough on Friday for 12 noon Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in St Aidan's Cemetery, Kinlough. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to North West Hospice c/o McGloin Undertakers.

Michael Cornyn, Dowra, Co Cavan / Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh

Cornyn Michael (Mike) on 24 February 2019 passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends. Formerly of Corlisbannon, Dowra, Co Cavan and Enniskillen. Brother of the late Murty, Mary, Kathleen, Nora, Lizzie, Bridget and uncle of the late Cathal RIP. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his nieces Jennifer, Colette, Bernie, Christina, grand nieces, nephews, grand nephew, great grand niece and wider family circle. Removal on Saturday, 2nd March at 10.30am to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Doobally, Dowra, Co Cavan for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

Betty Cornwall, Boyle, Co Roscommon

Elizabeth (Betty) Cornwall (nee Boland), Boyle and Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle, Co. Roscommon on Tuesday, 26th February, 2019, peacefully, in Roscommon University Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Archie. Sadly missed by her daughter Elizabeth Hegarty (Dromore West, Co. Sligo), sons Leslie, Neville and Adrian, grandchildren, relatives, friends and neighbours. Funeral service this morning, Friday, March 1 in the Church of Ireland, Green Street, Boyle. Burial afterwards in adjoining graveyard.

May they all Rest In Peace.