02 Jul 2022

Leitrim deaths - June 27, 2017

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Cyril O'Neill, Swords, Co Dublin / Strokestown, Co Roscommon

Swords, Co Dublin and formerly of Strokestown, Co Roscommon - June 24, 2017 (peacefully) in the loving care of his family at Beaumont Hospital, beloved husband of Margaret and devoted father of Rory, Tracy and Brian and loving grandfather of Sadhbh and Blake; sadly missed by his brother Hughie, daughters-in-law, relatives and friends. Reposing at his home today, Tuesday evening, from 5pm to 7pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Cronan's Church, Brackenstown arriving for 10am Mass followed by funeral to Swords Cemetery. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to TLM (

Pauric McPartland, Brookfield House, Cherrybrook, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim

Sadly missed by his loving wife Josie, children Harriet, Alaine, Damian and Aoife, daughter-in-law Carmel, sons in law Eamonn, Sean and Barry, sister Eileen Gallagher (Manorhamilton), brothers Des McPartland (Clondra, Longford) and Laurence McPartland (Manorhamilton), brothers in law Michael and Sean, sister in law Frances, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and large circle of friends. Reposing at his home (Brookfield House) today, Tuesday from 2pm to 9pm. Removal to St Clare's Church Manorhamilton for Funeral Mass at 12 noon on Wednesday followed by Burial in Diffreen Cemetery, Glencar, Co Leitrim.

Margaret Comerford (née Nally), Tallaght, Co Dublin / Boyle, Co Roscommon

Comerford (nee Nally) Margaret, June 23, 2017, Millbrook Lawns, Tallaght and formerly of Boyle, Co Roscommon; suddenly at home. Beloved wife of Pat, loving mother of Jane, Emily, Patrick and the late baby Laura, beloved step-mother of Noel and loving sister of Brid, Susan, Anna, Kathleen, John and the late Robert. Sadly missed by her loving husband, children, step-son, mother-in-law Jeanne, grandchildren Claire, Caoimhe, Patrick, Oliver, Nicholas, Leo and Evan, sons-in-law Christian and Mark, daughters-in-law Sarah and Alison, sisters, brother, aunts, uncles, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends. Reposing at The Brian McElroy Funeral Home, The Square, Tallaght (opp.Tallaght Stadium) today, Tuesday from 4pm to 7pm with family in attendance. A celebration of Margaret's life will take place on Wednesday at 3pm in Newland's Cross Temple followed by cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association Ireland (http// Donation box at Newland's Cross Temple.

Peggie Whyte (née Sharkey), Briskill, Newtownforbes, Co Longford

Peacefully in the loving care of her family at her residence. Predeceased by her husband George and son George. Deeply regretted by her sons Thomas (Bundoran), Martin, Gerry, Kevin, daughters Carmel Crowe (Mohill), Olivia, Theresa Maloney (Mayo), Mary Geelan (Mohill) her brother James Sharkey, daughter-in-law Vilgilius, sons-in-law Patrick, James, Paddy, grandchildren, great grandchild, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at her residence today, Tuesday from 12pm to 5pm with removal to arrive at St. Mary's Church, Newtownforbes at 8pm. Funeral mass on Wednesday at 12pm with burial in local cemetery. House private at all other times please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, if desired to Irish Cancer Care Society.

Mary Murray, (née Mc Kiernan) Drogheda, Co Louth / Killeshandra, Co Cavan

Murray (nee Mc Kiernan), Cherrymount, Donore Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth and formerly of Aughavadrin, Killeshandra, Co. Cavan. 24th June 2017. Peacefully at her Home. Mary, beloved wife of the late Oliver and loving mam to Frances, Catherine and Gerard. Sadly missed by her loving daughters, son, sons in law Roy and Terry, daughter in law Shirley, grandchildren James, Leigh, Robert, Orla, Thomas, Dylan, Sam and Anna, sisters Patsy, Anna and Marion, brothers Tony and Joe, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Removal today, Tuesday morning, at 10.30 am, arriving to St. Mary’s Church, James Street for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Calvary Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Drogheda Branch of Cystic Fibrosis or Louth Palliative Care. 

Rose Shiels (née Masterson), Knockaughey, Loch Gowna, Co Cavan

Shiels, (nee Masterson) Rose (Knockaughey, Loch Gowna, Co. Cavan) Saturday, June 24, suddenly, at Cavan General Hospital, pre-deceased by her dear husband James, and deeply regretted by her loving son; Peter and daughter-in-law; Mairead, nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family and a large circle of neighbours and good friends. Requiem Mass today, Tuesday, June 27 in The Church of the Holy Family, Loch Gowna at 11am with interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Brian Donohoe, Annagh, Moyne, Longford / Dublin

Formely of Londis, Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore, Dublin. Saturday, June 24, peacefully surrounded by his loving family and in the devoted care of the staff of North West Hospice Sligo. Predeceased by his father Tom. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken mother Teresa, brothers Gerry, Padraig, Thomas (Annagh), John, Noel, Mel (New Jersey), sisters Cabrini Hackett (Carrigallen), Miriam Doyle (Gortermone), sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, aunt, uncle, his extended family and dear friends. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 12pm in St Mary's Church, Legga followed by burial in Legga Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired to North West Hospice. c/o Peter Dillon Funeral Director or any family member.

James (Jimmy) McGowan, Callow, Frenchpark, Co Roscommon

June 25, 2017 (Peacefully) at his home; James (Jimmy). Deeply mourned by his loving wife Teresa, son Seamus, daughter Caitriona (Kane), brother Peter (USA), grandchildren, son-in-law Rolf, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Jimmy will repose in The Sharkey Funeral Home, Frenchpark today, Tuesday from 5.30pm with removal at 7.30pm to St. Bridget's Church, Breedogue, arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 12 noon, followed by interment in Kilnamanagh Cemetery.

 May they all rest in peace.

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