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Bishop Francis Lagan

Updated: Jun 11

Lagan (Strabane & Maghera) 9th June 2020 The Most Reverend Dr. Francis Lagan Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Derry R.I.P. Peacefully at Altnagelvin Hospital. 9 Glen Road, Strabane and formerly of Brackaghreilly, Maghera. Beloved son of the late Francis and Roisin Lagan. Much loved brother of Mary (Cassidy), Tillie (Mc Vey), Brian and the late Sr. Maria, James, and John.

Funeral left his home on Wednesday 10th June at to The Immaculate Conception Church, Strabane. Requiem Mass was on Thursday 11th June at 12 noon. Interment followed afterwards in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Glen.

Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul.

Deeply regretted by Bishop Mc Keown and the Priests of the Derry Diocese, his sorrowing sisters, brother, nieces, nephews and family circle.


The Governors, Staff and Pupils of St Mary's Glenview, deeply regret the death of Bishop Francis Lagan, uncle of our esteemed Principal, Francis. We extend our deepest sympathies to the entire family circle at this sad time.

St Colmcille pray for him.

May his gentle soul rest in peace.



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