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Deaths in Leitrim - December 12, 2016

Recent Deaths

May they rest in peace

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

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

At St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin (after a short illness), surrounded by her loving family. 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, Co Leitrim

The death has occurred of Bridget (Bezzie) Mahon nee McGirl, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Con and mother of the recently deceased Con Jnr. Remains reposing at her residence today, Monday 12th  from 2 - 6pm with removal to arrive at St Mary's Church Cloone at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am followed by burial to the local cemetery.

Bridie Reilly (née Kane) Boyle, Co Roscommon

Bridie Reilly nee Kane,died peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of the Plunkett Home, Boyle, Co Roscommon, formerly Dooneen, Ballinameen, Boyle. Funeral Mass today Monday 12th at 12 noon with burial afterwards to Caldra Cemetery.

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

Formerly Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan and Drumreilly, Co. Leitrim. Funeral Mass today, Monday 12th  at 10am followed by burial in Annagh Cemetery, Glenhest, Newport, Co. Mayo at 2.30pm approx.

Hugh (Hugie) McConnell, Hillview, Doogarry, Killeshandra, Co Cavan

Peacfully at Cavan General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Reposing at his residence on Monday 12th from 5-9pm. Removal on Tuesday morning 13th  to arrive at St Dallan's Church, Killdallan, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Ballyconnell New Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to The Oncology Unit at The Mater Hospital, Dublin. House Private at all other times, please.

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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