Local deaths

Friday's local death notices

December 8, 2017

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Rest in Peace.

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

John McGowan, Tawlaughtmore, Mohill, Co. Leitrim

The death has occurred of John McGowan, Tawlaughtmore, Mohill, Co. Leitrim on Thursday, December 7th, 2017, unexpectedly and peacefully at his home. Beloved husband of the late Nellie and dear father of Sean, Michael, Mel, Miriam and Finola. Sadly missed by his loving family, brother Fr. Michael (Rathcoole), sister Mary, son-in-law Proinsias, daughter-in-law Mary, grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at the home of his daughter Finola, Main Street, Dromod on Saturday from 2pm until 4pm and again on Sunday from 2pm until 4pm followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Mohill to arrive at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 11 am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Fr. Michael Lynch - Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford

The death has occurred of Fr. Michael Lynch, Pulladoey, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford in Lincoln, England in the loving care of his devoted parishioners and care workers on Thursday, 30th November, 2017. Dearly loved brother, uncle and grand uncle who will be sadly missed. May he rest in peace. Funeral Mass in St. Colmcille's Church, Aughnacliffe on Saturday, 16th December at 2pm. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

Seamus Farrell, Drumsna, Co. Leitrim / Newtowncashel, Co. Longford

Seamus Farrell, Drumsna, Co. Leitrim and late of Inchcleraun, Newtowncashel, Co. Longford. December 4th 2017 (peacefully) at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle, surrounded by his loving family.Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Patricia, sons James, Liam (Limerick) and Padraig (Trim), daughters Brid (USA) and Fema, sister Bridget (London), sons-in-law David and Alan, daughters-in-law Anne, Caroline and Ann-Marie, grandchildren Hannah, Eoghan, Finan, Marc, Ava, Aisling, Laura, Claire, Sean and Rachel, sister-in-law Monica, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace.
Mass of Christian Burial on Friday at 1.30 o'clock in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Drumsna with funeral afterwards to Annaduff Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations, if so desired, to Alzheimer Society of Ireland. One way traffic system in operation via Drumsna School. House private from 6 o'clock on Thursday evening please.

David Dooley, Dristernan, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim / Arigna, Co. Roscommon

David Dooley, Dristernan, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim, formerly Arigna, Co. Roscommon, December 5th 2017, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Beloved son of the late Annie B and Bill and brother of the late Dermot. “May he rest in peace”.
Sadly missed by his loving brothers Liam (Ballyhaunis) and Ron (Long Island, N.Y.), his friend Mary, nephews, nieces, relatives, extended family, neighbours and his many friends.
Mass of Christian Burial on Friday morning at 11.30 o’clock in St. Patrick’s Church, Drumshanbo. Interment afterwards in Drumshanbo New Cemetery. 

May they all Rest In Peace.