Obituaries, Friday June 3rd, 6pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:

Andrew Calpin, Templeboy

Joe McGreal, Ballaghaderreen

Nuala Higgins, Skreen

Thomas McGuire, Ardara

Susan Anne Elliott, Sligo

Thomas John Rooney, Glenade

Margaret Snow, Kesh

Mary Teresa Willis, Sooey

Ivy Doherty, Ballintra

Patrick Francis Burke, Ballyshannon


Andrew Calpin, Amsterdam and late of Ballygrehan, Templeboy, County Sligo. Memoriam mass in Church of the Immaculate Conception, Templeboy, this evening at 7pm.


Joseph ‘Joe’ McGreal, Castlerea Road, Ballaghaderreen, suddenly at his home. Reposing at the Sharkey Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen, today from 5pm until 8pm. Funeral arriving at St Nathy’s Cathedral on Saturday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon, followed by interment in Kilcolman Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to The Irish Heart Foundation, care of Sharkey Funeral Directors.


Nuala Higgins (nee Currie), Leekfield, Skreen, Co. Sligo. Reposing at the residence of her son Phillip and daughter in law Amanda, Leekfield, today from 4pm until 8pm. House private at all other times please. Funeral Service on Saturday in Sligo Presbyterian Church at 2pm, burial immediately afterwards in Skreen Church of Ireland Graveyard. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired to Christian Aid, C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons, Funeral Directors, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo.

Thomas McGuire, Carrickatleave (PRON: Carrig-a-clay-va), Ardara. At Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at his late residence. Removal from there on Saturday morning at 10:30am going to the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara for funeral mass at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please from 11pm until 11am and on the morning of the funeral. Family Flowers only please. Donations if desired to the Oncology Unit Patient Comfort Fund, Letterkenny c/o Derek McCabe Funeral Director, Ardara.



Susan Anne Elliott nee Delaney, Lyndale, Sligo. Unexpectedly at her home. Reposing at her home today from 5pm to 8pm. Removal from her home on Saturday at 11am to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo toarrive for Mass of Christian burial at 11:30am. Burial to follow in Sligo cemetery. House Private to family on Saturday morning please.


Thomas John Rooney, New Jersey, USA and late of Cullinboy, Glenade Co. Leitrim. Brother of Michael (Manorhamilton). Memorial mass on Saturday at 12 noon in the Church of the Annunciation Mullies with burial of ashes in the adjoining cemetery.


Margaret (Rita) Snow, nee Howe, Boa island Ardshankill, Kesh, County Fermanagh. Peacefully at the South west Acute Hospital Enniskillen. Leaving her son William’s residence at 556 Boa island Road., Ardshankill, Kesh on Sunday morning at 10.15am arriving at Saint Joseph’s Church, Ederney for Funeral Mass at 11am. Interment afterwards in Bannagh Churchyard. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Marie Curie c/o Claude McKervey Funeral Director, Ederney.



Mary Teresa (Mai) Willis, Coola, Sooey, Co Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Reposing at her home today from 4pm until 10pm, and on Saturday from 4pm until 10pm. House private thereafter please. Funeral mass will take place in the Church of The Assumption, Sooey, on Sunday at 3pm with burial afterwards in St Joseph’s Cemetery, Sooey. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to Irish Kidney Association, Irish Heart Foundation, or Sligo Hospice. c/o McDermott Funeral Directors, Riverstown, Co Sligo.

Ivy Doherty, Ballymagroarty, Ballintra Co Donegal, at Aras MicSuibhne, Mullinasole, Laghey, Co Donegal. Reposing at the residence of her son David Doherty, Ballymagroarty, Ballintra, from 7pm until 11pm today and from 11am until 11pm tomorrow (Saturday). Removal to the Church of Ireland on Sunday for funeral service at 2pm with burial afterwards in Drumhome cemetery. House private on Sunday morning. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the patients comfort fund Aras MicSuibhne, c/o Jackie Carron, Funeral Director or any family member. There will be no 12:15pm service in the Church of Ireland Ballintra on Sunday. All Churchgoers are urged to attend the 2pm Funeral Service to support the family.



Patrick Francis Burke, late of The Knather, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Peacefully at The Rock Nursing Unit, Ballyshannon. Reposing at the Rock Nursing Unit on Saturday from 4pm with removal at 5:15pm to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon for 6:15pm to repose overnight. Funeral mass on Sunday in St Patrick’s Church at 11am with interment in the Abbey Assaroe cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired to the rock nursing unit patient comfort fund c/o Patrick McKenna, Funeral Director, Ballyshannon.



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