Obituaries, Thursday, November 24th, 4pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Kevin Deehan, Dromahair

Rita Brady, Cliffoney

Noel Gallagher, Garrison

Teresa Cunningham, Kilcar,

Kathleen McNama, Drumkeerin

John Scanlon, Sligo

Kathleen Benson, Chaffpool

Joanna Moore, Sligo


Kevin Deehan, “The Acres” Dromahair, Co Leitrim and formerly of Kellogyboy, Calry, Sligo and Church Hill, Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel from 4.30 to 6.30pm today with removal at 6.30pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, to arrive at 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30am on Friday followed by burial in Cloonameehan Cemetery, Bunninadden, Co. Sligo. 


Rita Brady, nee Teeyhan, Reading, England, late of Cliffoney, Co Sligo. Peacefully in the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. Reposing in St Joseph’s Hospital Chapel, Dublin Road, Longford from 10am on Saturday morning with prayers at 10:30am followed by removal to St Brigid’s Church, Ardagh, Co Longford, arriving for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterward in the adjoining cemetery. Enquiries to Pashcal Lyons, Funeral Director, Ardagh, at 086 2438 195.


Noel Gallagher, Garrison, Co. Fermanagh, at the South West Acute Hospital,  Enniskillen. Remains will repose at the home of his brother Vincent Gallagher, Knockaraven,,Garrison, today until 8pm. House private on Friday morning. Remains will arrive in Mary Queen of Peace Church, Garrison, on Friday for 11am Funeral Mass followed by private cremation on Saturday in the Lakeland Crematorium, Cavan. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu if desired to Macmillan Cancer Care, c/o Peter Carty Funeral Director, Garrison, Co. Fermanagh.


Teresa Cunningham, Drimreagh, Kilcar, Co Donegal. Removal from her residence on Friday at 10:30am for funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 11am. Burial afterward in Kilcar Cemetery.


Kathleen McNama, nee Kemmett, Tawneylea, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim. At Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the residence of her daughter Mary Kerins, Tawneylea from 5.30pm today until 5.30pm on Friday. Removal on Friday evening to St Brigids Church, Creevelea arriving at 7.00pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon followed by burial in Drumkeerin Cemetery.


John Scanlon, Aughamore Near, Sligo and formerly of St. Brigid’s Place, Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at the Nazareth House chapel from 4.30pm on Friday with liturgy of prayer at 6.30pm. Funeral to arrive at St. John’s Church, Carraroe, Sligo for mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Saturday. Cremation to follow in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan at 3pm. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, c/o Seamus Feehily & Son funeral directors, Pearse Rd, Sligo. House strictly private please.


Kathleen  Benson, nee Hosey, Mullinabreena South, Chaffpool, Tubbercurry, Co Sligo. Peacefully at The Stroke Unit, Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be announced later.


Joanna ‘Jo’ Moore, Knockgrania Cottage, Rathmullen, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Funeral service at 1.30pm on Sunday in Calry parich church, The Mall, Sligo followed by cremation at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice c/o Seamus Feehily & Son funeral director, Pearse Road, Sligo.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.