Deaths in Leitrim - Friday, July 31, 2020

Leitrim Observer reporter


Leitrim Observer reporter


Deaths in Leitrim - Friday, July 31, 2020

Deaths in Leitrim

The following deaths have taken place in the Leitrim area:

Margaret Reynolds (née McKeon), Drumkeen, Aughnasheelin, Leitrim

She will be sadly missed by her sons John & Brendan, her daughter Elizabeth, daughters-in-law Patricia & Mary, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Removal on Friday morning at 11.30am approx. to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Aughnasheelin for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. In line with Government and HSE guidelines Margaret’s reposing and Funeral Mass will be private to family, neighbours and close friends.

Mark Timoney, 24 Melvin Fields, Kinlough, Leitrim / Cranmore, Sligo

Formerly of Cranmore, Sligo. Mark, suddenly at his residence. Much loved eldest son of Ann and Tommy and brother of Eoghan and Catherine. Sadly missed by his parents, siblings, aunt Mary, uncle Frank, cousins, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Reposing at his residence on Friday evening from 5:00pm to 7:00pm for family and close friends only please. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne`s Church, Sligo on Saturday afternoon for Requiem Mass at 1:00pm followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery immediately afterwards. Due to the current restrictions the reposing and funeral will be private for family and close friends only. Family flowers only please. You can stream the funeral mass live by following this link

Eugene (Gene) Donohoe, Erne Vale, Belturbet, Cavan

Eugene (Gene) Donohoe, Erne Vale, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, H14 EA30, 29th July, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his baby son Niall, his brothers Peter, Frank and Liam, sisters Maureen, Vera and Ray. Deeply devoted husband of Bridie and loving father of Martin, Eugene, Garrett, Fiona (McCaughy), Oliver, Bronwyn (Burke) and Maria (Fanning), sons-in-law Francis, Paul and Barry, daughters-in-law Rose, Monica, Maria and Catherine, brother Oliver, sister Cepta (Devine), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and 24 wonderful grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Removal from his home on Friday morning at 11.30am to arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Belturbet, for 12 noon funeral Mass with burial afterwards in Drumalee Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Due to Government advice and HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private funeral will take place for family and close friends. Gene’s funeral mass can be viewed by following the attached link

Chris Harrison, Rathvarna, Island Road, Monasteraden, Sligo / Boyle, Sligo / Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon

Chris Harrison, Rathvarna, Island Road, Monasteraden, Co. Sligo and formerly of Killaraght, Boyle and Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England - July 28th 2020 (Peacefully) at Sligo University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Chris will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his devoted wife Maureen, son Joseph, Maureen’s brother and sister Michael and Susan, brothers Stephen and Vincent, sisters Lauren and Elaine, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and a wide circle of friends. Please also remember in your prayers Maureen’s sister Jane Howes, Leeds, who passed away recently. Removal from his home on Wednesday (August 5th) at 10:30am to St. Attracta’s Church, Killaraght, for a memorial service at 11am, followed by cremation at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan at 2pm. Due to current Government guidelines, Chris’s funeral service and cremation will take place privately to family and close friends only. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to ‘The Stroke Unit’ at Sligo University Hospital, C/O Mahon Funeral Directors, Boyle. Chris’s family acknowledge that people would like to offer their condolences. 

John (Jackie) Devine, Killukin, Strokestown, Roscommon

Suddenly at his home. Predeceased by his parents John and Kathleen. He will sadly missed by his auntie Kay, cousins, neighbours and many friends. Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Church of S.S. Eithne & Fidelma, Tulsk on Saturday, August 1st, at 11.30am followed by burial in Kilcooley Cemetery. Owing to current restrictions due to Covid 19/Coronavirus, Jackie's Funeral Mass is restricted to family, friends and neighbours.

Mary P. (Maura) Collins (née Connell), Karol Avenue, Elphin, Roscommon / Dublin

Collins (nee Connell) Mary P. (Maura). Karol Avenue, Elphin, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Goatstown and Rathmines, Dublin. 30th July, 2020. Peacefully at Oakwood Nursing Home, Roscommon. Daughter of the late Patrick and Maud, sister of the late Patsy and wife of the late Finbar. Deeply regretted by her loving sister Nancy Morahan (Boston, USA), brother-in-law Joe, sister-in-law Celine, beloved nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnephew, cousins, neighbours and a wide circle of friends. Due to Covid-19 guidelines Maura's Funeral is private to family and friends only. Those who would have liked to attend the Funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot, can watch Maura's Funeral Mass on or listen on local radio 106.6FM. You may also leave a message of sympathy in the condolence link at the bottom of this page. The family are extremely grateful for your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time. Funeral Mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Elphin on Saturday (August 1st.) at 11:30am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Elphin Day Care Center c/o Cathal Brady, Funeral Director, Elphin or any family member. The family wish to express their sincere gratitude to Declan and all his staff at Oakwood Nursing Home, Roscommon for their wonderful care and kindness shown to Maura.

May they all Rest In Peace.