02 Dec 2021

Deaths in Leitrim, Wednesday November 24, 2021

Leitrim deaths

The following deaths have occurred in the wider Leitrim area:

James Bernard Scally formerly of The Warren, Boyle, Roscommon

James Bernard Scally (Seamus), Sunday 21st November 2021, formerly of The Warren, Boyle, Co. Roscommon) peacefully, surrounded by his loving wife and family at St. James’ Hospital. Predeceased by his parents Molly and John, and his two sisters Mary and Patricia. He will be sadly missed by his wife Josephine, daughter Karen, son John, son-in-law Diarmuid, granddaughters Chloe and Brianna, John's partner Jean, brother- and sister- in- law Brian and Brenda, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Removal this Friday morning to The Church of The Holy Spirit, Ballyroan arriving for 10am Requiem Mass ( with cremation thereafter to The Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome, Harold’s Cross. (Covid-19 protective measures must be adhered to). Family flowers only and donations, if desired, to St James’ Hospit

Patrick McGrath, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim / Scariff, Clare

The death has occurred of Patrick McGrath, Curramartin, Drumsna, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Scariff, Co. Clare, Friday 19th November 2021 at Sligo University Hospital.Beloved husband of Margaret. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his step-daughter; Laura, beloved grandchildren; Hugo and Stephie, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends in both Clare and Leitrim.

Requiem mass will take place on Wednesday (24th November) at 12 noon in St. Mary's Church, Annaduff, Co. Leitrim followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, if desired to the North West Hospice c/o M.J. McLoughlin, Funeral Directors, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim .

Nora Flynn (née Fitzpatrick), Corrabeeher, Aughnasheelin, Leitrim / Cavan

Formerly Ballyhaise/Arden, Co. Cavan. Peacefully, in the loving care of her family and staff of Ballinamore Community Nursing Unit. Predeceased by her beloved husband Michael, loving parents, brothers and sister. Nora will be sadly missed by her sons Micheal, Damien and Terry, her daughters -in- law, grandchildren, nephew, niece, sister-in-law, extended family, friends and neighbours. Funeral Mass on Wednesday in St. Mary’s Church, Aughnasheelin at 11.00am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. The Mass can be viewed live on Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Patient Comfort Fund, Ballinamore Community Nursing Unit. 

Aidan Coleman, Donaghmore, Manorhamilton, Leitrim

Aidan Coleman, formerly of Donaghmore, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Recently predeceased by his sister Bernadette McLoughlin, brothers Oliver and James Joseph, sadly missed by his sister Rose (Donegal) nephews, nieces extended family neighbours and friends.

Funeral Mass at 11am on Wednesday 24th Nov followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. In the interest of public health and safety at this time please adhere to government guidelines regarding the wearing of face masks, social distancing and refrain from handshaking. Thank you for your consideration and co-operation.

Desmond MCHUGH, Derrynaseer, Ballyshannon, Donegal / Kinlough, Leitrim

Desmond McHugh, Derrynaseer, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal and San Francisco. Peacefully at St. Phelim's Nursing Home, Dromahaire, Co. Leitrim. 22nd November 2021. Predeceased by his brothers Sean and Larry. Deeply regretted by his loving family, his sister Mary Furey, sister-in-law Maureen McHugh, nephews Declan (Karen), Barry ( Stephanie) nieces Finola (Michael), Paulyn (Patsy) and Ann ( Tommy), his grand nephews and grandnieces, great grandnephew, great grandniece, and all his relatives, neighbours and friends. Removal from the Funeral Home on Wednesday morning 24th November at 10.30am to arrive at St. Aidan's Church, Kinlough for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph's Cemetery, The Rock, Ballyshannon. Desmond's Funeral Mass can be viewed live on the Kinlough/Glenade Facebook Page..

Annie Kate Higgins (née Prior), Gubnaveigh, Aghacashel, Leitrim / Ballina, Mayo

Annie Kate Higgins, Mayfair Avenue, Chadwell Health, Romford, November 8th 2021. Formerly of Gubnaveigh, Aughacashel, Co.Leitrim and Knockfree, Cloghans, Ballina, Co. Mayo. Peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Thomas (Ivan), brothers, Hughie and Mick and son-in-law Martin. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her daughters, Anna Tiernan (Drumshanbo) and Mary McDermott, sons, Michael and Gerard (London), sisters, Peggy Mahon (Aughnasheelin), Mary O'Sullivan (Rochfortbridge) and brother, Pat (Ballinamore), sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, son and daughters-in-law, nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, friends and neighbours. Funeral arrangements later.

Aidan CARROLL, Main St, Bundoran, Donegal / Sligo Town, Sligo

Aidan Carroll, Main St. Bundoran, Co. Donegal, suddenly at University Hospital, Sligo, 21st November 2021. Beloved husband of Anita and adored father of Susan (McGarrigle, Ballyshannon) and Maura (Demmel, Sligo). Deeply regretted by his loving wife, daughters, sons-in-law Edward McGarrigle and Karl Demmel, grandchildren Edward, Myles and Ruth McGarrigle, and Katherine and Jenny Demmel, his sister Mary (Lancashire), his brother Tony (Lancashire), brothers-in-law Seamus Kearney, Ardee, Co. Louth and the late Rev. Thomas Kearney, Wilton, Cork who sadly passed away suddenly today 22nd November 2021. Aidan was predeceased by his brothers Des, Jim and Kevin.

Aidan is reposing in Breslin's Funeral Home, West End, Bundoran (F94 E92F) on Wednesday evening 24th November from 5pm to 7pm. Walk through only, please follow all Covid-19 regulations. Removal from the Funeral Home on Thursday morning 25th November at 9.45am to arrive at the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bundoran for Mass of the Resurrection at 10am. Removal afterwards to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, for Private Cremation Service. Aidan's Funeral Mass can be viewed live on 

Carmel Coulston (née Gilroy, Preaching House Lane, Ballyconnell, Cavan

Carmel Coulston(nee Gilroy) formerly Church Street and Aughaweena, Kildallan. November 23rd at home surrounded by her devoted family. Predeceased by her husband Bill, her sisters Frances & Joan and her brother Jim. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving daughters Jan (Alan), Paula (Brendan), Karen (Eugene), Lorraine (Kieran), Grainne (Noel), and Sorcha, sisters Nora, Nancy, Catherine & Maura, sisters-in-law Freda, Tessie, brothers-in-law George, Duncan, Sean (Joyce) & Joe (Mary). Sadly missed by her grandchildren Laura, Eoin, Lauren & Darragh, nephews, nieces, relatives & friends

House strictly private, please. Removal on Thursday morning at 11.30am arriving at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Ballyconnell, for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.For those who wish to watch the funeral mass may do so on the following link:

Violet (Evelyn) Sloane (née Graham), Lisdadnan, Mohill, Leitrim

The death has occurred of Violet (Evelyn) Sloane (nee Graham), Lisdadnan, Mohill, Co. Leitrim on 23rd November 2021. Peacefully at North West Hospice, Sligo, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Harry. Sadly missed by her heartbroken family, William & Kathleen, David & Kathleen, Elizabeth & Carl, Sheila & Peter, Sandra & Fergal, sisters-in-law Gladys, Evelyn, Rhona, brothers-in-law Charlie, George and Tommy, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

Funeral Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration for Violet's life at St. Mary's Church, Mohill, Co. Leitrim on Thursday, 25th of November, at 2pm. followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, Sligo. 

Winifred (Winnie) McTagu, Stralohan, Aughawillan, Ballinamore, Leitrim

Peacefully, at the Community Nursing Unit, Ballinamore. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Jim, Frank, Michael, Maureen & Kitty. She will be sadly missed by her sister Philomena, brother-in-law John (Lynch), sisters-in-law Patricia McTague & Eilish McTague, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Funeral Mass on Saturday  Nov 27th in St. Patrick's Church, Aughawillan at 12.30pm followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

May they rest in peace.

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