The death has occurred of An tAthair Peadar O Laimhin, (Canon Peadar Lavin), Sleevinagee, Roscommon Town, former Parish Priest of Knockcroghery Parish, and formerly of Ballyfarnon, 17th April 2020, peacefully in the tender care of the staff of the Sacred Heart Hospital Roscommon.
Predeceased by his parents, Peter & Delia and his brother Andy and sister in law Joan. Deeply mourned by his nieces, Angela (Keegan), Siobhan (Mc Kenna), Eimear (Costello) and nephew Aindreas, their spouses Pascal, Kevin, Eddie and Caitríona, grand nephews and niece, his cousins, relatives and wide circle of friends and by former students and parishioners. His friendship and support and death is mourned by Bishop Kevin Doran, and his brother priests in the Diocese of Elphin.
To follow best practice and guidelines due to Covid-19 and with the support of his family the funeral will take place privately. His remains will be interred in Kilmactranny cemetery. Ní bheidh a leithéid ann arís.
Canon Lavin was a former P.P. in Boyle and a former Principal in St. Mary’s College
(Pic courtesy Diocese Elphin)