Death Notices

James (Jimmy) Egan

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VirginiaCoCavan and formerly Boston MA., U.S.A.and TurloughmoreAthenryCoGalway.

Peacefully in the presence of his loving family in St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, Virginia, Co. Cavan, 22 June, 2024.

Predeceased by his wife Mary (Una) Egan (nèe Hughes), his brothers John and Thomas Egan, his sister Bridget (Bridie) Joyce, in laws Stanley Sreda, Thomas Higgins, John (Jack) Byrd, Myles Glynn, Kathleen Egan, Timothy Joyce, Oliver, John and Philomena Hughes, Julia and Peter Mac Donald.

Sadly missed by his daughter Christine Watters, son in law Mícheál Watters, grandchildren Mícheál, Aideen, Ciara and Dáiríne, sisters Mary Sreda (Sharon, MA.), Josephine Higgins (Stoneham MA.), Annie Byrd (Ballyglunin) and Teresa Glynn (Ballyglunin), in laws Anne Doyle (London), Ena and Paddy Maye (London), Chrissie Flannery (Athenry) and his many nieces, neph­ews, relatives and friends.

Rest In Peace

Reposing at Matthews’ Funeral Home, Bailieborough Road, Virginia (A82YV58) on Monday evening from 6 o’clock until prayers at 8 o’clock.

Removal to Lackagh Mortuary Chapel on Tuesday evening for repose from 5.30 o’clock until 8 o’clock followed with removal to Our Lady of Knock Parish Church, Lackagh, Turloughmore (H65NI29).

Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 12 o’clock with burial afterwards in Lackagh New Cemetery.

Funeral Mass will be livestreamed on

The family will be forever grateful to all the staff of St. Joseph’s Nursing Home for the love and exceptional care they showed to Jimmy and their family during his time there.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilís.

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