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Deaths in Leitrim - December 11, 2016 - updated

Donegal Death Notices for Tuesday, September 20th

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Margaret Donohoe (née Gallogly), Drumrane, Ballinamore, Leitrim / Ballsbridge, Dublin

At St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin (after a short illness), surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her brothers Felix and John Joe. She will be sadly missed by her husband Tom, brother Con, sisters Bridie (Clarke), Mary (Raftrey), Alice (Dolan) and Kathleen (Conlon), nieces, nephews, treasured grand-nieces and grand-nephews, relatives and many friends.

Reposing at St. Vincent’s Hospital Mortuary Chapel on Tuesday 13th December from 1pm until 3pm followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore, arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning at 11am followed by burial in Oughteragh cemetery, Ballinamore. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to The Irish Stroke/Heart Foundation. (

Bridget (Bezzie) Mahon (née McGirl), Gortnaragh, Cloone, Leitrim

The death has occurred of Bridget (Bezzie) Mahon nee McGirl, Sunday 11th December 2016, peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Con and mother of the recently deceased Con Jnr.

Sadly missed by her daughters; Mary (Portlaoise) and Eileen (Drumshanbo); sons-in-law, grandchildren, sister-in-law; Joan McGirl (Aughavas), nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Remains reposing at her residence on Monday evening from 2.00pm - 6.00pm with removal to arrive at St Mary's Church Cloone on Monday at 8.00pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11.00am followed by burial to the local cemetery.

Bridie Reilly (née Kane) Boyle, Roscommon

Bridie Reilly nee Kane, 9th December 2016, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of the Plunkett Home, Boyle, Co Roscommon, formerly Dooneen, Ballinameen, Boyle. Predeceased by her husband Michael.

Reposing at Higgins and Sons Funeral Home, Ballinameen, Boyle until 5.30pm Sunday 11th and arriving to St Attracta's Church, Ballinameen at 7.30pm, Funeral Mass Monday at 12 noon with burial afterwards to Caldra Cemetery. For further enquiries contact Higgins and Sons Funeral Directors, Boyle and Ballinameen.

John McNamee, Church St., Ballinamore, Leitrim / Ballyconnell, Cavan / Newport, Mayo

Formerly Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan and Drumreilly, Co. Leitrim. Recently pre-deceased by his wife Winnie (nee O'Hora). He will be sadly missed by his sons John & Noel, daughter-in-law Helen, grandchildren, sisters, brother, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at the Mortuary at St. Patrick's Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday, Dec 11th from 4pm until 6pm. Removal to St. Patrick's Church, Ballinamore arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Monday morning at 10.00am followed by burial in Annagh Cemetery, Glenhest, Newport, Co. Mayo at 2.30pm approx.

Local deaths are published each day at 10am and 4pm. If you would like to have information included please contact the editor Claire McGovern -

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