Obituaries, Saturday, December 17th, 10am



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Michael Golden, Sheffield

John Joseph Mooney, Sligo 

Michael McKenny, Ballintogher

Christy Oates, Kilmore

Tom Rowan, Killybegs

Philip Hutchinson, Sligo

Philomena Horan, Sligo

Magdalen Kerins, Bunninaden

Sue Magee, Monea

Joan White, Strandhill

Margaret Martin, Ballinamore

Chris Campbell, Letterbarrow


Michael “Mikie” Golden, Sheffield, England, and formerly of Drumacoo, Ballaghaderreen, County 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. Funeral to arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Monday for Mass of Christian burial at 11.30am. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.


Michael McKenny, Lavally, Ballintogher, County Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital in his 19th year. Funeral mass at St Theresa’s Church, Ballintogher, today at 11:30am. Burial afterwards in Carrowcrin Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to St Joseph’s School, Ballytivnan, Sligo, C/o Fowley’s Undertakers.


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). Funeral Mass today at St. Brigid’s Church, Dangan, on Saturday at 11am. Burial afterwards in Kilmore Cemetery.


Tom Rowan, St Cummon’s Hill, Killybegs, Co Donegal. Removal from his home this morning at 10:30am to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs, for 11am funeral Mass. Burial afterwards 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 today 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. Funeral mass at the Nazareth House Chapel this 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. Mass of the Resurrection at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bunninadden, today at 12pm 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 this 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 on Monday with Service of Remembrance at 12pm in the Nazareth House Chapel. Cremation to follow in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross, Dublin, at 4pm.



Margaret Martin (nee Gallagher), Drumarigna, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Mother of Ann Neary, Dromard, Sligo. Funeral Mass at St. Patrick’s Church, Aughawillan, this morning at 12pm followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.  



Chris Campbell, Selacis, Letterbarrow, Co. Donegal, peacefully at her residence. Removal from her late residence on Sunday to the Church of the Holy Redeemer, Drimarone, for 1pm funeral mass with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only donations in lieu, if so desired, to the Alzheimer’s Society, c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors, Mountcharles, or any family member. House private from 10pm to 11am and on the morning of the funeral.



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