Leitrim deaths - Friday, June 11, 2021

Leitrim Observer Reporter


Leitrim Observer Reporter

Donegal deaths, Monday, March 5th

The following deaths have occurred in the wider Leitrim area: 

Patrick (Patsy) Rooney, London and late of Diffreen, Glencar, Leitrim

Rooney Patrick (Patsy), London and late of Diffreen, Glencar, Co. Leitrim. Suddenly at the Royal Free Hospital, London. Predeceased by his brothers Liam and Joseph. Deeply regretted by his sons, daughters, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral will take place in London on Wednesday 16th June 2021. The Rooney family thank you for your understanding at this difficult time

John Edward Rea, Fivemiletown, Tyrone / Ballyconnell, Cavan

John Edward REA, Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone and formerly of Kildallon, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan, Wednesday, 9th June, peacefully, in Omagh Palliative Care Unit after a long illness bravely borne. Funeral cortege travelling via Belturbet, Ardlougher and the family home arriving at Kildallon Parish Church on Friday at 1pm for funeral service followed by private family cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Road, Cavan afterwards. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staff of Omagh Palliative Care Unit for their gold standard care of John and his family in his final weeks and days. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers would be much appreciated to Omagh Palliative Care Unit c/o Clive Magee Funeral Directors or any family member. Due to current guidelines the funeral service will be limited to fifty family members and close friends in the church please.

Liam Dunne, Cashel, Dowra, Cavan / Drumcondra, Dublin / Ballinaglera, Leitrim

Liam Dunne, Dowra Co. Cavan and formerly Drumcondra, Dublin. Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Predeceased by his parents and brother Robert. Deeply regretted by Winnie, and his sons Paul, Liam, and Alan, daughter in law Johanne, grandchildren Rosie, Grace, and Ciarán, his brothers Joseph and Frank, sister Barbara, sister in laws, brothers in law, nieces, nephews, extended family and his many friends and neighbours. Reposing at his home, Friday 11th and Saturday 12th June for family, neighbours and closes friends. Funeral Mass at 1.30pm Sunday 13th June 2021 in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Doobally, Dowra, Co. Cavan. Burial afterwards at in Graveyard at St. Hugh's Church, Ballinaglera. Family flowers only please. In lieu of flowers, a donation to North West Hospice would be most gratefully appreciated. In accordance with government and HSE directives relating to public gatherings, funeral service will be private to family and close friends and attendance will be limited to 50 persons. 

Kathleen Gavigan (née Goan), Cloughbally, Ballyshannon, Donegal

Kathleen Gavigan (nee Goan), Cloughbally, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Unexpectedly, at her residence. Predeceased by her husband PJ, brother Danny and parents Margaret and Charlie. Kathleen will be deeply missed by her son Pauric, daughter-in-law Martina, daughter Margaret, son-in-law Doug, daughter Katrina, daughter Charlene and partner Dave, all of her grandchildren, sisters Mary, Ann, Carmel, Noeleen and Angela, all of her sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family circle and friends. Reposing at the family home on Friday and Saturday for family, neighbours and close friends. Removal on Sunday from her late residence at 10.15am to arrive at St. Patrick's Church, Ballyshannon, for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with interment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery. The Funeral Mass can be viewed live at https://www.churchservices.tv/stpatricksballyshannon

Michael Mallee France/Aughawillan Leitrim and formerly Mayo

MALLEE Michael, France, Aughawillan, Leitrim and formerly Mayo. Suddenly and unexpectedly at his home in France on the 6th June 2021. Sadly missed by his loving and broken-hearted wife Chris, stepdaughters Claire and Stacey, brothers Ray, Eugene, Jimmy, his sisters Margaret, Carmel, Dolores, Marian and Trisha, sisters in law, brothers in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and his many friends. Predeceased by his parents Pete and Tilly, brothers John and Marty and his sister Brenda. Cremation service in France on Friday. A memorial service will be held later in the summer in Ireland.

Peter Francis Kenny, Abbey Lane, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal

Peter Francis Kenny (ex AIB), Abbey Lane, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Sat 5th June 2021 peacefully in the loving care of all the staff of Sligo University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family at his side. Predeceased by his beloved wife Geraldine, survived by his children, Brian (Carrick on Shannon), Mary (Clane), Martin (Bermuda), Kay (Rossnowlagh), Bill (Edmonton), Deene (Ballymacaward), Peter (Edinburgh), Philip (Boston), Brendan (London) and Desmond (Dublin), their spouses, and all his beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and friends.  Reposing Privately at Breslin's Funeral Home, West End, Bundoran for family only please. Removal from the Funeral Home on Saturday morning at 10.20am to arrive at St. Patrick's Church, Ballyshannon for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am, burial afterwards in the Abbey Cemetery, Ballyshannon. Peter's Funeral Mass can be viewed live online at www.churchservices.tv/stpatricksballyshannon at 11am on Saturday. House Strictly Private Please. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if so desired, to The Northwest Hospice, The Mall, Sligo care of Donal Breslin at Breslin's Funeral Home.

May they all Rest in Peace