01 Oct 2022

Deaths in Leitrim, Saturday September 10, 2022

Leitrim deaths

Leitrim deaths

The following deaths have occurred in the wider Leitrim area:

Veronica (Vera) Blake, 4 Sliabh View, Mohill, Leitrim

Veronica (Vera) Blake (SRN,SCM), 4 Sliabh View, Mohill, Co Leitrim and formerly of Fortfield Road, Terenure, Dublin, peacefully, 9th September 2022, in the loving care of staff in Arus Carolan nursing home Mohill after a short illness. Deeply regretted by her sister -in -law May, niece Catriona, nephews Caillin, Cathal, Dermot and Eamonn, grandnieces, grandnephews, family and friends. Arriving for Funeral Mass to St. Patrick’s Church, Mohill, Co. Leitrim on Monday, 12th September 2022, at 11am, followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Vera's Funeral Mass may be viewed on  Family flowers only. Vera's family wishes to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. House private please

Peter (Petie) O'Rourke, Tullyvacan, Ballinaglera, Leitrim

The death has occurred of Peter (Petie) O'Rourke, Tullyvacan, Ballinaglera, Co Leitrim, on 8th September 2022, peacefully at Sligo General Hospital. Pre-deceased by his parents, Patrick Hugh and Teresa and sister, Margaret Rourke, (Drumkeerin). Peter will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Angela, his children, Melanie, Mark and Jason, son-in-law, Marc and granddaughter Ivy Rai, nieces, extended family and friends. Reposing at his home on Saturday, 10th September, from 3pm to 6pm for family and close friends. House open on Sunday, 11th September, from 2pm to 4pm and again from 6pm to 8pm. Funeral Mass on Monday, 12th September, at 11 am in St. Hugh's Church, Ballinaglera, followed by Cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, at 3.30pm. Funeral Cortege will stop briefly for light refreshments at the Community Centre, Ballinaglera, following Funeral Mass. 

Siobhan O'Carroll,No.3 Allinghan Court, West End, Bundoran, Donegal

Siobhan O'Carroll, No.3 Allingham Court, West End, Bundoran, Co. Donegal. Thursday 8th Sept 2022, peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal Town, after a long and courageous battle bravely borne. Predeceased by her parents Jack and Kathleen, her brother George and her beloved sister Jacqueline. She will be sadly missed and never forgotten by her heartbroken son James, her brother Declan (Eleanor), her sisters Annette (John Hargadon), Eileen (Martin Egan) and all her many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Removal from the Funeral Home on Saturday morning, 10th Sept., at 9.40am to arrive at the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bundoran for Mass of the Resurrection at 10am. Burial afterwards in St. Ninnidh's Cemetery, Newtown, Bundoran. Siobhan's Funeral Mass can be viewed live on  

Theresa Smyth (née Finn), Rathcronan, Granard, Longford / Claremorris, Mayo

Formerly Smyth’s Bros., Main St. Granard and Brickens, Claremorris, Co. Mayo. Died Friday, 9th September 2022, suddenly, but peacefully, at Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown. Predeceased by her beloved husband Phil, son Paul, daughter Mary, son-in-law Dave, brothers John, Michael, Patrick and sister Mary. Cherished mother of Mary, Philip, Terèse and Martin. Theresa will be sadly missed and always remembered by her loving family, adoring grandchildren Mary, Enda, David, William, Danial, Paul, Donagh, Lughaidh, Dearbhail, Lily May, and Cormac, her sister Ann, daughters-in-law Anne and Catherine, son-in-law Barry, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Smith’s Funeral Home, Barrack St., Granard, on Sunday the 11th from 3.30pm to 5.30pm, followed by removal to St Mary’s Church, Granard, arriving at 6.30pm. Funeral Mass on Monday the 12th at 12 noon, followed by Christian burial in Granardkill Cemetery. Family flowers only.Theresa’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on this link 

Fr. Florian Farrelly O.F.M , Franciscan Friary, Rossnowlagh, Donegal

The death has occurred Fr. Florian Farrelly, Franciscan Friary, Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal and formerly of Multyfarnham Friary, Co. Westmeath. Following a road traffic accident. Fr.Florian has returned to his loving God. Predeceased by his brother Fr. Paschal. Fr. Florian will be sadly missed by those who knew him, his sudden death is a hugh loss to his sister Mary, to the Franciscan community in Ireland and all those who know and loved him. Fr Florian remains will be received on Sunday the 11th at The Franciscan Friary, Rossnowlagh,Co. Donegal F94 PH21 for evening prayers at 5pm. Reposing after 10am mass on Monday to 6.30pm. Removal from The Franciscan Friary on Tuesday morning the 13th of September at 8am to arrive in Multyfarnham Friary, Westmeath, N91 X279 for 12pm funeral mass with burial afterward in the Franciscan Cemetery. Fr.Florian Funeral Mass can be viewed live on 

Very Rev Fr Brian Carroll Rhue, Kilmore, Roscommon

Very Rev. Fr Brian Carroll Retired Parish Priest - Jackson, Mississippi and late of Rhue, Kilmore, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at St. Catherine’s Village, Madison, USA. Predeceased by his Parents Dan and Bridget, brother Donal and sister-in-law Olivia. Fr Brian will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his sorrowing brothers Anthony and Paddy, sisters-in-law Ethel and Teresa, nephews Daniel, Brendan, Anthony, Donal, Padraig and Brian, nieces Rebecca, Rachel, Mary, Ruth, Eleanor and Leah, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, extended family, Bishop Kopacz, fellow priests and religious of the Dioceses of Jackson, relatives, neighbours and his many friends in the US and Ireland. Funeral will take place in Kilmore, Co. Roscommon next week. Details to follow. The Carroll family are grateful for your sympathy and support at this sad time. Funeral arrangements later.

Maureen Aherne (née Walshe), Lisleigh House, Ballyclough, Cork / Castlemagner, Cork / Leitrim

Unexpectedly at Cork University Hospital, beloved wife of Patrick and much loved mother of Tomás, Padraic, Bríd, Maura, John and Nora, and sister of the late Barry. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughters-in-law Maria and Rachel, sons-in-law Colman and John, Brid's partner Rob, John's partner Tracey, grandchildren Sarah, Ciara, Tommy, Oisin, Darragh, Aoife, Olive, Tom and Jane, sisters in law, nephew, nieces, extended family, relatives and friends. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 12 noon which shall be live-streamed on  . Funeral afterwards to the adjoining cemetery. 

Charles Earley, Glasnevin Dublin 9, formerly Annaghearley Co Leitrim

Earley Charles (Late of Glasnevin, Dublin 9, formerly of Annaghearley, Co. Leitrim and retired building contractor) On September 4th 2022 passed suddenly at the Mater Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Maureen, loving father of Joseph, Dave, Alicia and Niall, beloved brother of Margaret, Phil, Seamus, Johnny, Mary, Martina and the late Paddy, Jenny and Mickie and beloved grandad of Holly, Devin and the late Aimee. Sadly missed by his family, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Funeral Mass on Saturday morning, September 10th, at 11am at Saint Columba’s Church, Iona Road, followed by cremation at Glasnevin Crematorium at 12.40pm approximately. Those who wish to, may leave a message of condolence in the Condolence section on this page. No flowers please. Donations in lieu to the Temple Street Hospital Foundation, Temple Street, Dublin 1 or at 

Pat Britton, Drimark, Donegal Town, Donegal / Ballyshannon, Donegal

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Pat Britton, Donegal Town, originally from Ballyshannon. Pat passed away peacefully, with family by his side, after a hard fought battle with cancer. Beloved husband to Mary (his current wife as he would call her for the past 50+ years), worshiped father to Tara (Scott), Greg (Lynsey), Nikola (Jamie) and Lynette (David), doted grandfather to 10 wonderfully behaved grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents Pat & Una Britton and brother Ernan.

Pat leaves behind a legacy within Donegal Town and beyond. Founder and master of Britton Insurance, which recently celebrated 50 years in business; community focused, Pat was a true gent whether from behind a desk or at his bar stool in various fine establishments throughout Donegal Town. Pat has had many passions throughout his life, Donegal being a major part of it. An avid philanthropist, Pat also loved show jumping, running, rowing, rugby, golf - basically, if he could support sport and local clubs he was on board. He will be greatly missed by family, friends, his staff, colleagues and many acquaintances he made throughout his 70+ years. He was loved and will be truly remembered by all.

His remains will repose at Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles, (eircode F94 WN24), on Saturday, 10th September, from 2pm until 6pm. Removal from there on Sunday morning, travelling via his business premises on Tirchonaill St., Donegal Town, going to St. Mary’s Church, Killymard, for 11am funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. House strictly private, please.

May they all Rest in Peace.

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