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Deaths in Leitrim - Saturday, October 20, 2018

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Deaths in Leitrim - Saturday, October 20, 2018

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

Laurence Dolan - Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim
The death has occurred of Laurence Dolan, Garryfluigh, Derradda, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo on Thursday, 18th October, 2018. He will be sadly missed by his sisters Phyllis (Dowra), Josephine (Clare) and Ann, Mary, Peggy (all U.S.A.), brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at the Mortuary at St. Patrick's Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday afternoon from 3pm to 6pm followed by removal to St. Brigid's Church, Corraleehan arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass at 11am on Monday followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to North West Hospice c/o Smiths Funeral Directors, Ballinamore or any family member. May he rest in peace.

Laurence (Larry) Lee - Sligo Town, Co. Sligo / Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim

Laurence (Larry) Lee, The Oaks, Woodtown Lodge, Sligo and formerly of Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim, October 18, peacefully, surrounded by his family and in the loving care of the staff at Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo. Dearly loved husband of Frances, father of Una, Marcella and Loretta and brother of Philomena Dolan, Benna Doherty, Lily Dolan and the late Maryjo Fowley and Teresa Gallagher. Sadly missed by his loving wife and family, sisters, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, sons-in-law Eric, Hugh and Rory, grandchildren Gemma, Sophia, Aimee and James, nephews nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Mass of the Resurrection in St. Anne’s Church, Sligo, at 12.30pm today, Saturday, October 20. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. 

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley - Corlough, Co. Cavan

Hugh (Hubie) McAuley, Tullynamaltra, Corlough, Cavan, surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff at Cavan General Hospital. He will be sadly missed by his sisters Phyliss (USA) and Josephine Owens (Corlough), nephews Liam and Eamonn Owens, niece Mary Owens, relatives, neighbours and friends. Funeral Mass today, Saturday morning at 11am, in St. Patrick's Church, Corlough with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Fr. Eamonn McMahon C.S.Sp. - Sligo, Leitrim, Nigeria and Brazil

Fr. Eamonn McMahon C.S.Sp. on 5th October 2018 in Brazil. Fr. Eamonn was buried following Funeral Mass in the Church of Getsemani in São Paulo on Saturday 6th October. Brother of the late Angela, Gabrielle, Seán and Sr. Teresa SSL. Deeply regretted by brothers Bernie, Liam, Noel and Peter, sisters Camilla (Barrett), Margaret (Herriott) and Marie Celine (Bradshaw), the extended McMahon family and his fellow Spiritans.
Memorial Masses will be celebrated in Kimmage Manor on Saturday, October 27, at 11.30 am. and on Saturday, November 17, at 12 noon in St. Patrick’s Church, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim.

May they all Rest In Peace.