01 Dec 2021

Deaths in Leitrim, Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Deaths in Leitrim

Deaths in Leitrim

The following deaths have occurred in the wider Leitrim area:

Gerry McGauran, Kiltrustan, Strokestown, Roscommon

Peacefully, in the loving care of all the staff at Roscommon University Hospital. Recently predeceased by his son Michaél and brother Fr. Frank and previously predeceased by his sisters Sheila and Ciss. Loving husband of Baby and much loved father of Stella and Frankie. Adored grandfather of Bláthnaid, Cormac, Clodagh, Caoimhe, Cillian, Eoghan and Diarmuid. He will be sadly missed by his sorrowing wife and family, son-in-law David, daughter-in-law Yvonne, brother Vincent, sister-in-law Nuala, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at his home on Tuesday, October 19th, from 3pm until 8pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, October 20th, at 11am in Kiltrustan Church. Burial afterwards in Strokestown Cemetery. Owing to ongoing Covid restrictions, Gerry's Funeral Mass is restricted to family and friends. For those wishing to view Mass online, Gerry's Funeral Mass will be live streamed, link to follow.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this very sad and difficult time for the family.

Paddy Archbold, Drumlayden, Corlough, Cavan / Santry, Dublin

Corlough, Co. Cavan and formerly of Magenta Crescent, Santry, Dublin. Peacefully at Cavan General Hospital in the presence of family. Predeceased by his wife Bernie and his sons John and Alan. Paddy will be sadly missed by his sons Patrick, Niall, Garrett & Ciaran, daughters Caroline & Sinead, brothers Willie & Anthony, sister-in-law Vera, his special friend Peggy, daughters-in-law Attracta, Kristin & Sharon, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours & friends. The family appreciates your understanding, sympathy and support at this sad time. Funeral Arrangements Later.

John (Seán) Edward Mulligan, Terenure, Dublin / Moyne, Longford

Peacefully, at his home, following a short illness and surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his daughters Mary, Anne and Fiona also his sisters May, Peggy, Bridgie, Helen and Anna. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Nellie, his sons John, Michael, Joseph, Gerard, Denis, Brendan and David, his daughters Teresa, Francis and Breda, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made in lieu to the Peter Mc Verry trust at Funeral arrangements to follow.

Thomas O'Reilly, Drumauna, Drung, Cavan / Killeshandra, Cavan

Thomas O’Reilly, Drumauna, Drung and late of Lahard, Killeshandra. Beloved husband of Rose and dear father of Philip, Colm, Oliver and Rosemarie. Sadly missed by his wife, sons, daughter, son-in-law Brian Galligan, grandson Paídí, sisters-in-law. Predeceased by his brothers Eddie, Phil, Pat, James and sister May. Reposing in Lakelands Funeral Home and Crematorium, Dublin Road, Cavan on Wednesday evening from 7pm to 8.30pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 1pm in St. Brigid’s Church, Killeshandra with interment in adjoining cemetery. House Private at all times.

James (Jim) Doran, Sheafield, Leitrim Village, Leitrim

James (Jim) Doran, Sheafield, Leitrim Village, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. October 18th 2021 (peacefully) at the North West Hospice, Sligo, surrounded by his devoted wife and family. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Bridie (nee Burke), children Ann Marie, James, Patrick, Colm, Dearbhla, Richard and Melissa, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, brother Tony (Oaklawn, Chicago), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends and Jim’s eircom colleagues.

James’s Funeral cortege will leave his residence on Wednesday evening at 6.30 o’clock arriving St. Joseph’s Church, Leitrim Village at 7 o’clock. Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 12 o’clock with funeral afterwards to Kiltoghert Cemetery, via Kiltoghert school.

Michael Gaffney, The Donahies, Dublin / Carrigallen, Leitrim

Gaffney Michael (Mick), The Donahies, Dublin 13 and formerly of Corrala Carrigallen, Co. Letrim. 18th October 2021. Passed away peacefully in the care of AnovoCare Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Rosaleen. Very sadly missed by his loving wife, daughter Rosemarie, sons Francis, Declan, Michael, Adrian and Brendan, daughters-in-law Tina, Elaine and Michelle, his adored grandchildren Ciaran, Aaron, Shane, Aoife and Ryan, god daughters Noeleen, Angela and Bernadette, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and neighbours.

Reposing in Staffords Funeral Home, Golf Links Road, Portmarnock on Wednesday, 20th October, from 2pm to 4pm. Removal to the Church of the Holy Trinity, Donaghmede on Thursday morning for 11am Funeral Mass followed by burial in Balgriffin Cemetery.  Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Francis Hospice, Raheny.

A live stream of Michael's Funeral Mass can be viewed on the following link:

Julia Gilligan (née Bredin), Lissinaskea, Glenaniff, Rossinver, Leitrim

Julia Gilligan (nee Bredin), Lissiniskea, Glenaniff, Rossinver, Co Leitrim, in her 95th year, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Francis and son-in-law Oliver. Julia will be sadly missed by her son Edward, daughters Mary (Croal), Frances (Feely), Ann (McHugh), daughter-in-law Patricia, sons-in-law Paddy & Michael, grandchildren & great-grandchildren.

Reposing at her son Edward & daughter-in-law Patricia's home on Tuesday from 4pm to 8pm, for family, neighbours and close friends. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am in St Aidan's Church, Ballaghameehan, followed by burial in Rossinver Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Palliative Care, The Mall, Sligo.

John Melsom, Aughawillan, Leitrim

John Melsom, Aughawillan, Co. Leitrim and late of Prestatyn, North Wales. Beloved husband of Linda, loving father of Michael and stepfather of Jennifer, Katie, Lisa, Lavinia and Timothy. Sadly missed by his wife, son, stepchildren, grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Reposing at home on Tuesday, October 19th, from 4pm to 8pm; house strictly private at all other times.

May they all Rest in Peace


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