Bereavement Notices

Details of those who have sadly passed away in our community. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a ainm.

Dennis John Wright

Bailieborough, Tierworker, Cavan / Tierworker, Meath

Unexpectedly, but peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital.

Predeceased by his wife Margaret May.

Much loved Father of Sean.

Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his son Sean, his daughter in law Carmel and his beloved grandchildren Rebecca, John and James, relatives and friends.

Removal to St. Patrick's Church, Tierworker, for Funeral Mass on Friday arriving at 12 o'clock, followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan.

Due to current government and HSE guidelines the capacity of the church will be restricted to 50%.

Michael O'Reilly

6 Rockfield Park, Belleek, Fermanagh / Garrison, Fermanagh

Remains will repose at his home on Wednesday from 2pm until 8pm for family, friends and neighbours and on Thursday from 2pm until removal of remains at 6 30 to arrive in St. Patrick's Church, Belleek, at 7pm.

Funeral Mass on Friday at 11am followed by interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Garrison.

No flowers by request.

Covid regulations will apply.

Josephine (Josie) McGovern (née Stretton)

Church Street, Ballinamore, Leitrim

Formerly Drumbibe, Aughnasheelin. Peacefully in the loving care of her family and staff of Ballinamore Community Nursing Unit.

Predeceased by her beloved daughter Deirdre (Meehan).

She will be so sadly missed by her devoted husband Seddie, her daughters Mary & Briege, her sons Frank & Gerry, sister Peggy McKeon (Keshcarrigan), sons-in-law Brendan & Kevin, daughters-in-law Jackie & Rosie, her adored grandchildren Shane, Aisling, Niamh, Conor, Tadgh, Olivia & Javier, her sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her residence for family, neighbours and close friends on Thursday, 14th October, from 4pm to 7pm.

Removal from her home on Friday morning, 15th October, arriving to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore for Funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by burial in Oughteragh Cemetery.

Family flowers only please; donations, in lieu, if desired, to the Patient Comfort Fund, Ballinamore Community Nursing Unit c/o Smith’s Funeral Directors, Ballinamore.

Funeral Mass may be viewed on

Due to current Government guidelines, attendance at both the residence and funeral Mass will be restricted to family and close friends.

Theodora Scutt (née Powys)

Drumnamore, Ballinamore, Leitrim

Formerly of Dorset, England, Monday, 11th of October 2021, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Boyle. Co. Roscommon.

Predeceased by her husband Bernard.

Sadly missed and fondly remembered by her sister; Ann Powys (Portugal), her cousin; Peter Potocki (France), relatives, neighbours and friends.

Cremation will take place on Friday, 15th of October 2021, at 4.00pm at Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Road, Cavan.

Tommy Feeney

Corkishbane, Castleblayney, Monaghan/ Ardara, Donegal

Following an accident. Dearly beloved husband and best friend of Niamh and much loved father of Aoife and Maria.

Sadly missed by his beloved parents, John and Noreen, sisters, May (Gallagher), Carmel (Campbell), Catriona (Gallagher), Jacinta, Edel and Grace, his mother and father-in-law, Rose and Ollie Hanratty, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

House Strictly Private.

Reposing in Deery's Funeral Home, Carrickmacross, on Thursday evening from 5pm until 8pm.

Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon in St Michael's Church, Corduff, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Due to HSE restrictions, funeral will be for family and friends.

Funeral may be viewed on St Michael's Church Corduff website.

Jane (Jenny) Black (née Finnegan)

Kells, Meath / Lusk, Dublin

October 12th, 2021, (peacefully) at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda after a short illness.

Sadly missed by her loving children Anne, Pat, Olive and Gerard, sisters Carmel and Bernie, brothers Pat and Jim, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at her home on Thursday (14th Oct.) evening from 5 - 7 p.m.

Removal on Friday (15th Oct.) morning to St. Colmcille's Church, Kells arriving for 11 a.m.

Mass followed by funeral to Ballyboughal Cemetery.

The capacity of the church is limited to 50% but you can view the Mass live on webcam through the link below.

Family flowers only, please.

Donations, if desired, to the Acute Stroke Unit, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.

Church webcam link:

Michael Connaughton

Ballinacree, Oldcastle, Meath / Drumree, Meath

13/10/21. In the tender care of St. Camillus Nursing Centre, Killucan.

Sadly missed by his sister Frances Monaghan and brothers Sean, Alo, Brendan and Finian, members of the extended family, neighbours, friends and former colleagues of Iarnród Eireann.

Reposing in Gibney's Funeral Home, Oldcastle, Co. Meath from 3.00pm to 8.00pm on Thursday.

Removal from the funeral home on Friday to arrive at Church of St. Brigid and St. Fiach, Ballinacree for Requiem Mass at 11.00 am.

Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Funeral Mass will be live streamed on

Covid restrictions should be adhered to at all times.

The Funeral attendance will be limited to fifty percent of church capacity.

House private on Friday morning. Family flowers only.

Anne Coyne

Gardenrath, Kells, Meath

12th October 2021, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, and following a long illness.

Predeceased by her parents Ide and Michael, and her sister Mary.

Sadly missed by her loving partner Willie, children Niall, Fiona, Michael, Liam and Áine, brothers Michael, Joe and Brendan, sisters Paula, Deirdre and Roisín, her ten adoring grandchildren, her in-laws, relatives and friends.

Removal to St. Colmcille's Church, Kells on Friday afternoon, 15th Oct., arriving for Funeral Mass at 1 o'clock, which will be streamed live on, followed by cremation.

Donations, if desired, in lieu of flowers, to Meath Palliative Care, c/o McEntee's Funeral Directors. Covid restrictions apply.

House strictly private at all times.

Theresa McConnell (née Clare)

36 Retirement Village, Kilmainhamwood, Meath

Formerly of Carnacop and Fringerstown, Castletown K.P., Co. Meath.

In Our Lady's Hospital, Navan, in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her husband Kevin, son Michael and her great-grandson Mikey.

Sadly missed by her loving family, Kevin Joseph, Phyllis, Patrick, (Michael RIP) Rosemary, Theresa, Elizabeth, Brendan, Carmel, James and Claire, her sister Phyllis Long and brother Myles Clare, sisters in law, daughters in law and sons in law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

Reposing at her residence this Saturday evening from 5pm to 7pm for family, relatives and close family friends, with removal to St. Patrick's Church, Castletown, arriving at 8pm.

Neighbours and friends are invited to line the route in a safe and socially distanced manner.

Funeral Mass Sunday at 11.30am with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, to the Kilmainhamwood Area Development Association (KADA).

Due to current restrictions, capacity in the Church is restricted to 50%, and face coverings must be worn.

Theresa's Mass can be viewed live here on the Castletown Tidy Towns Facebook page.