Bereavement notices for Cavan and Monaghan

Death and Funeral Notices

It is with regret that we note the following deaths in our community over the past few days, as reported on

Patricia Etwell (née Sheridan)

Drumnaveigh, Ballyjamesduff, Cavan

Patricia Etwell, neé Sheridan, Wolverhampton, UK and formerly of Drumnaveigh, New Inns, Ballyjamesduff, County Cavan. Suddenly, at her home in the UK. Predeceased by her father Matthew & mother Agnes. Deeply regretted by her daughters Lucinda & Crystal, her partner Archie, all her grandchildren, sisters Ann Marie (Kent) and Maureen (Kerry), brothers Brian (Ballyjamesduff) & Michael (Lavey), nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.


A Memorial Mass for Patricia will be held in St Dympna's Church, Upper Lavey, at 12 noon on Saturday, 27th Nov 2021.

Patricia's Cremation will take place in Wolverhampton, UK on the 3rd of December 2021.

Anna Hewitt (née Murdy)

Drumaloor, Belturbet, Cavan

Anna Hewitt (née Murdy), Drumaloor, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, Wednesday November 24th, peacefully in Esker Lodge Nursing Home, Cavan, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Bobby. Anna will be sadly missed by her loving daughter Anne, son Ivan, son-in-law Mervyn, daughter-in-law Hilary, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters, brothers, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.

Resting in Lawlors Funeral Home, Ernehill, Belturbet, Eircode H14 R583 tomorrow, Thursday 25th November, from 5pm until 7pm. Funeral cortege leaving the funeral home on Friday afternoon at 1.30pm travelling the Old Belturbet Road to arrive at St. Andrew's Church, Drumaloor, for a private family funeral service at 2pm, followed by committal in Annagh graveyard.

Please adhere to all current government guidelines at all times. The family appreciate your co-operation and understanding at this difficult time. All family homes strictly private please.

“In heavenly love abiding”

Mary Brady (née Gannon)

Killanny, Carrickmacross, Monaghan / Clondalkin, Dublin

The death has occurred of Mary Brady (née Gannon). The Old School House, Killanny, Carrickmacross & formerly Laurel Park, Clondalkin, Co. Dublin. 24th November 2021. Peacefully at her home, surrounded by her cherished family. Predeceased by her daughter Rachel. Sadly missed and remembered with love by her family, her beloved husband Finbar, her daughter Miriam, her sons Andrew, Brian, Darragh, Aidan & Paul, son-in-law Paul, daughters-in-law Caroline, Eimear, Helen & Paul's partner Elaine, her adored grandchildren Oliver, Finbar, Doireann, Eibhlin, Chloe, Gemma, Robyn, Ella & Dlyan, her sisters Valerie & Anne and her brother Martin, sister-in-law Catherine & Anne's partner John, nephews, nieces, relatives & friends.


No flowers please, donations in lieu, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society via donation box or directly to

Mary will repose at her home, among family, friends & neighbours, on Thursday, 25th November, from 5pm until 8pm. Please adhere to continued HSE & government guidelines, wear face coverings & observe social distancing.

Mary's funeral cortège will leave her home on Friday, 26th November, at 10:20am proceeding via Roe's Cross to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Clondalkin, Co. Dublin for Funeral Mass at 12:30pm followed by burial in Esker Cemetery, Lucan, Co. Dublin.

To view the Funeral Mass via the webcam click on the link

Gerard Mc Kenna

Corlealackagh, Castleblayney, Monaghan

Tuesday, the 23rd of November, peacefully at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted and remembered with love by his wife Paula, mother Mae, father Jimmy, sisters Nuala, Siobhan and Catriona, brothers-in-law John, Gerard and Dermot, nephews Aidan, Shane, Cormac, Aaron, Niall, nieces Niamh and Chloe, mother and father-in-law, JJ and Mary B O’Neill and family.

May Gerard’s gentle soul rest in peace.

Remains will arrive at St. Michael's Church, Annyalla, Friday morning for 11 o'clock Requiem Mass, interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

To view Gerard's Requiem Mass please click on the link below;

St. Michael's Church, Annyalla, (Parish of Clontibret), Monaghan. - Annyalla, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan. , Ireland (

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Palliative Care, c/o Mc Kenna's Undertakers or by donation box. Due to COVID regulations, house strictly private, please.

Bernadette McLernon

Knockronaghan, Emyvale, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Bernadette McLernon, Knockronaghan, Emyvale, Co.Monaghan, Wednesday 24th November peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Pre-deceased by her brothers, Aidan (USA), Peter (Emyvale) and sister Mary (Emyvale). Bernadette will be lovingly remembered by her brother, Hugh, nephew Patrick, nieces Pauline, Siobhan & Roisin, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family and friends.

May her gentle soul Rest in Peace.

Bernadette's remains will repose at her residence from 3pm to 9pm on Thursday (please adhere to social distancing guidelines). Funeral Mass will take place on Friday afternoon at 2pm in St.Patrick's Church, Corracrin;, burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery (please ensure to follow HSE advise at all times).

For those who wish to leave a message of condolence for any of the above families, you may do so on the condolence section of

The management and staff of The Anglo-Celt wish to extend their deepest sympathies to the relatives and friends of the deceased. May they rest in peace.

To read the previous bereavement notices, click HERE