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Obituaries

Recent Obituaries

The death has occurred of John Williamson

Williamson, John, (Mount Hevey, Hill of Down, Enfield, Co Meath) – Feb 11th 2018 (peacefully) in the tender care of the staff and nurses of The Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar. Beloved husband of Yvonne and loving father of Lynn and Richard. He will be deeply missed by his wife, son, daughter, brothers George and Gerald, grandchildren Anna, Robyn, Laura, Hannah, Ella and Joshua, son-in-law Robert, daughter-in-law Maria, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and his many friends.

Arriving at St. Etchen’s Church, Killucan on Tuesday evening at 5 o’c. Funeral Service on Wednesday, Feb 14th, at 11.30 o’c followed by burial in Ervey Cemetery, Kingscourt, Co Cavan (arriving 2.45-3o’c approx.). House private please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to The Irish Heart Foundation.

The death has occurred of Monica Dalton

Dalton (nee Glynn), Monica (formerly Smyth) Curraghmore, Mullingar – Feb 9th 2018; after a short illness and surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late John and predeceased by her husband Liam Smyth. Monica will be deeply missed by her loving daughter Bridie (Smyth), son-in-law Paddy Monaghan, her adored grandchildren Darragh, Caoimhe and Padraig, nephews, nieces especially Marie, brother-in-law Oliver, sister-in-law Mary, relatives, her many friends and kind neighbours.

May Monica Rest in Peace

 Reposing at her daughter’s house in Curraghmore on Sunday from 3 o’c concluding with prayers at 7.30 o’c. Funeral Mass on Monday, Feb 12th, in The Cathedral of Christ the King at 12 noon followed by burial in Coralstown Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland.

The death has occurred of Alacoque Quinn

Alacoque (Margaret) Quinn (nee Burke) Ballard, Walshestown and formerly of Enfield Co. Meath; Jan 8th 2018 (peacefully) in her 97th year at the Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar. Predeceased by her husband Paddy. She will be sadly and lovingly missed by her nephews, nieces and their families, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, extended family members, good neighbours and her wide circle of friends.

“MAY HER GENTLE SOUL REST IN PEACE “

Reposing at Shaw’s Funeral Home on Wednesday, Jan. 10th, from 4.30pm with removal thereafter to Walshestown Church arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday, Jan. 11th, at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the M.R.I Fund at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar.

“I HAVE FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT”

The death has occurred of Pauline Ward

Pauline Ward (nee O’Mahoney)Trinity Cottages Mullingar, Jan 11th 2018 (peacefully) after an illness bravely borne with dignity and in the tender care of the staff and nurses of the Palliative Care Unit at the Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar. Pre-deceased by her loving mother Elizabeth O’ Mahoney. Loving wife of Gerard and devoted mother of Patrick, Lizzie, Nicole and Lee. Pauline will be deeply missed by her husband, sons, daughters, her father Peter, sisters Anna and Caroline, her beloved grandchildren, mother-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

“MAY HER GENTLE SOUL REST IN PEACE”

Reposing at Shaw’s Funeral Home on Saturday Jan 13th, from 2.30pm until 4.30pm with removal thereafter to the Cathedral of Christ The King arriving at 5pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 12.30pm followed by burial in Ballyglass Cemetery.

The death has occurred of Niall Hannon

Niall Hannon (Feb 3rd 2018) Maple Drive, Royal Canal, Mullingar and formerly of Phibsborough, Dublin (peacefully) in the tender care of the Matron and staff of Newbrook Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Paula and devoted father of Moira, Louise, Zita and Gavin. He will be deeply missed by his wife, daughters, son, grandchildren Oscar, Louis, Leo and Alex, sons-in-law Danny and Jon, daughter-in-law Sheena, brothers, sister, nephews, nieces, relatives and his loyal friends who have been an amazing source of comfort and support.

May Niall Rest in Peace

Reposing at Newbrook Nursing Home Chapel, Mullingar, on Monday Feb 5th from 5pm, concluding with evening prayers at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday in St. Anne’s Church, Shankill, at 11.30am, followed by burial in Shanganagh Cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to The ISPCA.

The death has occurred of Peter Bracken

Peter Bracken, (CQMS Retired, Formerly 4th Field S+T, Columb Barracks) Green Road Mullingar, 28th Jan 2017 peacefully at home after a short illness bravely borne and surrounded by his devoted wife and family. Peter will be deeply missed by his beloved wife and best friend Mary and his loving children Roy, Peter, Gillian, Alan, Loraine, John-Paul, Bernadette, Mary and June, his much loved grandchildren, brothers, sisters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, extended family members, neighbours and friends.

“MAY HIS GENTLE SOUL REST IN PEACE” 

Reposing at Shaws Funeral Home on Tuesday, Jan. 30th, from 3.30pm until 6.00pm with removal thereafter to the Cathedral of Christ The King, arriving at 6.30pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 10am followed by burial in Ballyglass Cemetery. Donations, if desired, to North Westmeath Hospice.

The death has occurred of Eddie Dowd

Edward (Eddie) Dowd, Lurrig, Castletown Geogheghan, Co. Westmeath, Jan 11th 2018 (suddenly). Beloved husband and best friend of Helen and devoted father of Aidan and Alannah. Eddie will be deeply missed by his heartbroken wife and children, his mother Mary, sisters Clare, Denise and Grace, mother-in-law Pauline, father-in-law Henry, his very close friends Nigel and Kate, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended relatives, work colleagues at Whelehans Pharmacy, Mullingar and his wide circle of friends.

Shaw’s Funeral Home Bishopsgate Street, Mullingar will be open from 3pm until 6pm on Sunday Jan 14th, and Eddie’s wife and family invite all to attend. Cremation will be held at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan on Monday, Jan 15th, at 3.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to The Irish Heart Foundation.

 “Death leaves a heartache no-one can heal,

“love leaves a memory no-one can steal”