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Deaths in Leitrim - Friday, July 16, 2021

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Deaths in Leitrim

The following deaths have occurred in the wider Leitrim area:

John O'Rourke, Murmod, Virginia, Cavan / Aughavas, Leitrim

The death has occurred of John O’Rourke, Murmod, Virginia, Co. Cavan and formerly of Aughavas, Co. Leitrim, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Deeply regretted by his wife, Madge, sons & daughter, grandchildren, sister, relatives and friends. Removal from his residence this Monday, July 19th, at 10.40am for arrival at Mary Immaculate Church, Virginia for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Bartholomew's Cemetery, Munterconnaught. In compliance with Current Covid 19 guidelines, the family home will remain strictly private. John’s funeral mass will be restricted under current COVID guidelines. People are invited to form a guard of honour along the route of the funeral cortege from his residence to the chapel as a mark of respect.

Joseph Hargaden, Glangevlin, Cavan / Fenagh, Leitrim

Joseph (Joe) Hargaden, The Old Barracks, Glangevlin, Co. Cavan and formerly of Cornagon, Fenagh, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully, after a short illness, in Beaumont Hospital. Loving husband to Angela and father to daughters Honor (John), Inez (Raglan) and son Emmett (Kat) and grandson Elliott. Deeply missed by his brothers Val, Johnny, Greg and Alan (London) and sisters Patricia (Galway), Joan (Sligo), Carmel (Roscommon), Teresa (Longford), Elizabeth (Leitrim), Jeanette (Westmeath) and extended family and friends. Funeral arrangements later.

Sinéad Duffy, Lughnafearraigh, Leitrim / Sligo Town, Sligo

Arrangements have changed.  Predeceased by her mother Bernie Duffy, Carney. Sinéad, suddenly at her residence. Much loved mother of Jason. Sadly missed by her loving son, brother Michael, partner Paddy, sister-in-law Emma, niece, nephews, relatives and friends. A Celebration Of Life Service for Sinéad will take place in The Foley And McGowan`s Funeral Home, Old Market House, Market Yard, Sligo on Friday afternoon at 2:30pm followed by burial in Rathcormac Cemetery, Co. Sligo afterwards. Due to the current restrictions the Celebration Of Life and funeral will be private for family, relatives and friends only. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to The Irish Society For The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals c/o Foley And McGowan`s Funeral Home, Old Market House, Market yard, Sligo or by following this link : 

Desie (Des) McGovern, The Garage, Mully Lower, Glangevlin, Cavan

The death has occurred of Desie (Des) McGovern (48) Musselburgh, Edinburgh &. formerly The Garage, Mully Lower, Glangevlin, Co. Cavan. Unexpectedly, on Saturday, 26th June. Much loved husband of Cathy & father of Regan. Beloved son of Joe & Annie & brother to Vincent, Irene, Pat, Angela (pre-deceased) & Carmel. Deeply missed by his sister in law, nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins, neighbours, work colleagues & wide circle of friends. Funeral Mass in Edinburgh on Monday 19th July 2021 14:00Link: https://www.wesleymedia. Location: Seafield Crematorium, Edinburgh - Default Chapel 40 Seafield Rd, Edinburgh EH6 7LD, United Kingdom. Login / Order ID: 102556. Password: xugdtkvn
Requeim Mass on Sunday 25th July 11:30am in St. Patrick's Church, Glangevlin, Co. Cavan Ireland N41 Y409 with interment of Ashes in the adjoining Cemetery. Link for the Requeim Mass is : channel/UCgZ_ 2R2ra6WcLRzUVCGum8A/live

Mary K. (Mae) Colleran, USA and born in, Arigna, Roscommon

Mary K. Colleran, known to all as "Mae" passed away on July 10th 2021. She was 74 years old. Born in Arigna Co. Roscommon, Ireland to Michael and Mary Walsh, Mae was the middle of three children. Mae was raised in Arigna and attended Glen National School. She emigrated to New York in 1965 to seek a better life for herself. Mae would meet the love of her life Barney shortly after her arrival. She married Barney Colleran on September 23, 1972. The couple lived in Yonkers. Mae worked in the dietary department at Montiefiore North, formerly known as Our Lady of Mercy Hospital. She was a very low key person and down to earth, yet proud and strong willed. Her smile and laugh could light up a room. She could also converse about any topic. Mae will be remembered by many for her generosity with people, especially children. She was a true caregiver and would always have your back. To say the least "Mae had a heart of gold".

Mae is survived by her brother Paddy Joe in Ireland, sister in laws; Liz and Criona, Nephews; PJ and Michael, Nephew in law Brian and Niece Michelle. She will be missed by everyone who knew her especially family, friends and her "Baby Sammy" her dog . Mae is predeceased by her husband Barney.

A celebration of Mae's life will take place at the Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Ave, Pelham New York on Friday July 16th from 5-8pm. A mass of christian burial will take place at St. Barnabas Church located at 409 E. 241 St, Bronx, New York on Saturday July 17th at 9:30am. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit

Mary Duffy, No 2, Magheracar Cottages, Bundoran, Donegal

Mary Duffy, London, England and formerly of No.2 Magheracar Cottages, Bundoran, Co. Donegal. Peacefully in London. Beloved sister of Teresa (London). Deeply regretted by her sister, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Memorial Mass will take place this Saturday, 17th July, at the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bundoran at 10am, followed by burial of Ashes in St. Ninnidh's Cemetery, Newtown, Bundoran. Due to current restrictions a maximum of 50 people allowed in Church. Mass can be viewed online at

Pat Feeney - England / Foxfield, Co Leitrim

The death has occurred of Pat Feeney (nee Muldoon) Chapel-En-Le-Frith, England. Originally of Drumlitten, Foxfield, County Leitrim and widow of Leo (Cregg, Sligo). Peacefully with her family and the wonderful staff of Ashgate Hospice. Dearly loved by her children Rosemary, Theresa, Jimmy, Leo, Brendan & Kevin ,son-in-law Nick, daughters-in-law Geraldine, Margaret & Vanessa, her cherished grandchildren Liam, Luke, Daniel, Hannah, Christina, Adam, Niamh, Grace, Ella Rose, Catherine & Erin, her siblings Mary, Paddy (deceased), Lewie, Kathleen & Margaret, sister-in-law Theresa, nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Mass will be livestreamed via Facebook on 22nd July at 1.30 pm from St John Fisher & Thomas Moore Church, Chapel–En-Le-Frith Family flowers only, donations in lieu to North West Hospice. 

May they all Rest in Peace

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