Obituaries, Thursday, December 15th, 1pm

Obituaries, Thursday, December 15th, 1pm


Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Michael Golden, Sheffield

Margaretta Hunter, Strandhill

Tony Toher, Rosses Point

John Joseph Mooney, Sligo 

Paddy McCaffrey, Rossinver

Tommy Duffy, Geevagh

Martin McManus, Macroom

Michael McKenny, Ballintogher

Nora Neary, Sligo

Christy Oates, Kilmore

Tom Rowan, Killybegs


Michael “Mikie” Golden, Sheffield, England and formerly of Drumacoo, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon.  Brother of Breege O’Dowd, Rathmadder, Gurteen.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.


Margaretta (Etta) Hunter, nee Greer. Tully, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill. House private please. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, with removal at 1.30pm to St. John’s Cathedral Sligo arriving for Funeral Service at 2pm. Burial follows in St. Anne’s Churchyard, Strandhill, Co.Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Dunally Alzheimers Day Care centre c/o Sean Feehily, Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Tony Toher, Upper Rosses, Rosses Point, Co Sligo and formerly of Tohers, The Chemist, O’Connell Street, Sligo. Cremation will take Place in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross, Dublin, today at 1:30pm. House private please. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard , Sligo.



John Joseph Mooney, London and formerly Birmingham, husband of the late Maureen Mooney (nee Melly) Charles Street, Sligo. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo from 5pm on Sunday with liturgy of prayer at 6pm. Removal from Nazareth House Chapel at 11am on Monday to the Cathedral of the Immaculate conception to arrive for Mass of Christian burial at 11:30am. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.


Paddy McCaffrey, Carrowkeel, Rossinver, County Leitrim. Tragically due to an accident. Late of 21 Rockdaniel Road, Carrickmacross, County Monaghan. Husband of Helen Dowdican, Corbeg, Tullaghan, County Leitrim. Reposing at his residence today from 12 noon until 9pm. Arriving at St Aidan’s Church, Ballaghameehan (BALLA-HA-MEEHAN) on Friday morning for 11am funeral mass. Burial afterwards in Rossinver Cemetery. House private at all other times. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Mountain Rescue, care of McGloin Undertakers.


Tommy Duffy, Rinnatruffane, Geevagh, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon, this evening from 4pm until 7pm. Removal to St. Joseph’s Church, Geevagh, arriving at 7.30pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in Corrig Cemetery.


Martin McManus, Masseytown, Macroom, Co. Cork and late of Martin Savage Terrace, Sligo and Ballina, Co. Mayo. Removal from the Fitzgerald’s Funeral Home this evening at 8pm to St. Coleman’s Church, Macroom. Requiem mass on Friday at 2.30pm followed by burial in St. Coleman’s cemetery, Macroom. Enquiries to Fitzgerald’s funeral home, Macroom, on 026 41006.


Michael McKenny, Lavally, Ballintogher, Co Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital in his 19th year. Reposing at his home from 8pm to 10pm this evening and again on Friday from 12 noon. Removal on Friday to St Theresa’s Church, Ballintogher, arriving at 9pm. Funeral mass on Saturday at 11:30am. Burial afterward in Carrowcrin Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to St Joseph’s School, Ballytivnan, Sligo, C/o Fowley’s Undertakers.


Nora Neary, (nee Walsh ), Cranmore Drive, Sligo. Peacefully at The North West Hospice . Reposing at her home this evening from 5pm to 9pm . Funeral will arrive at St Anne’s Church, Sligo on Friday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12:30pm. Interment in Sligo Cemetery afterwards. House private at all other times please. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice,  C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Christy Oates, Dangan, Kilmore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Roscommon. Suddenly at his home. Reposing at Brady’s Funeral Home, Elphin, on Friday from 5:30pm with removal at 6:30pm to St. Brigid’s Church, Dangan, arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am. Burial afterwards in Kilmore Cemetery.



Tom Rowan, St Cummon’s Hill, Killybegs, Co Donegal. Removal from Gibson’s Funeral Home in Convoy today at 1pm to his late residence to arrive at 2:30pm. Rosary tonight and on Friday night at 9pm.  Family time tonight from 10pm tuntil 2pm tomorrow and from 10pm on Friday night. Removal from his home on Saturday morning at 10:30am to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs, for 11am funeral Mass. Burial afterward in the local cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Donegal Hospice, C/o of any family member or McBrearty’s Undertakers.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.