Obituaries, Friday, December 16th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Michael Golden, Sheffield

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

Philip Hutchinson, Sligo

Philomena Horan, Sligo

Magdalen Kerins, Bunninaden

Sue Magee, Monea

Joan White, Strandhill


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.


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. Arriving at St Aidan’s Church, Ballaghameehan, this 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. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, Geevagh, 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. Requiem mass today in St. Coleman’s Church, Macroom, 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 today from 12 noon. Removal this evening 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. Funeral will arrive at St Anne’s Church, Sligo this morning 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. Sister of Mary Tighe (Cloonloo), Phyllis Gilhooley, Ballymote and brother of Tommy (Marino). Reposing at Brady’s Funeral Home, Elphin, this evening 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. Rosary at his late residence tonight at 9pm.  Family time tonight from 10pm. 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.


Philip Hutchinson, White Strand, Aylesbury Park, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Unexpectedly at his home. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo from 12.30pm Saturday with Mass of Christian Burial at 1pm in the Nazareth House Chapel. Cremation to follow in Lake Lands Crematorium, Cavan at 4pm approximately


Philomena Horan, Nazareth House, Sligo. Sister of the late Tommy Horan, Treacy Avenue, Sligo. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel this evening from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Funeral mass on Saturday morning at 11am in Nazareth House Chapel with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery.


Magdalen Kerins, Cloonahinshin, Bunninadden, Co. Sligo, peacefully at Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry.  Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home Tubbercurry, today from 5pm with removal at 7pm to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bunninadden, arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday at 12 noon with the funeral proceeding to Cloonameehan Cemetery



Sue Magee, nee Cullen. Peacefully at the South West Acute Hospital. Late of Loughan, Monea, Co. Fermanagh. Reposing at her late residence with removal on Saturday morning at 10.30am to arrive at the Immaculate Conception Church, Monea, for funeral mass at 11am. Burial after in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the palliative care team at the South West Acute Hospital.


Joan White, nee Bradley, Radharc na Mara, Strandhill and formerly Rathfarnham, Dublin 14. Unexpectedly at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo, from 11.15am Monday with Service of Remembrance at 12 noon in the Nazareth House Chapel. Cremation to follow in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross, Dublin, at 4pm. Enquiries to Seamus Feehily & Son, Pearse rd, Sligo on 071 91 71117.



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