Obituaries, Tuesday, December 20th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



John Mullen, Glasgow

Shauna Kate Reilly, Enniskillen

Gerard Slowey, Ardara

Deirdre McGroarty, Donegal town

Mairead Doogan, Kilcar

Francis McMorrow, Drumkeerin

Willie O’Connor, Artane

Betty McLaughlin, Mountcharles



John Mullen, Glasgow, Scotland and formerly of Kiernan Avenue, Collooney, Co Sligo.  Peacefully at his residence. Husband of Kathleen, son of Annie and the late Raymond Mullen and brother of Christopher, Steven, Caroline and Andrew.  Reposing at his residence 36 Birdston Drive on Wednesday evening from 4pm. Removal on Thursday evening to St. Roch’s Church, Royston Rd, Glasgow arriving at 6pm. Funeral mass on Friday at 12 noon with funeral proceeding afterwards to Lambhill Cemetery, Balmore rd, Glasgow. A memorial mass will be offered up in The Church of the Assumption, Collooney, on Saturday, January 7th at 12 noon. Enquiries to The Foley & McGowan funeral home on 071 91 62140



Shauna Kate Reilly, late of 44 Drumbeg, Enniskillen Co. Fermanagh.  House private please. Removal arriving to St. Michael’s Church, Enniskillen at 6:30pm this evening. Funeral mass at 11am on Wednesday. Burial in Cross cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the Northlands centre Derry, c/o Damian McGovern Funeral Directors, Derrygonnelly.


Gerard Slowey, Tullycleave, Ardara. Suddenly at his residence. Reposing at his home. Funeral from there on Wednesday morning at 10.15am to the Church of the Holy Family Ardara for 11am requiem mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery. Family time from 11pm tonight to 10am Wednesday morning. Family flowers only donations if desired to Cancer Care West c/o Seamus Shovlin and sons funeral directors.


Deirdre McGroarty, Donegal Town. Peacefully in Aras MacSuibhine Mullinasole. Remains reposing at the home of her son Jack in Doonan until 10pm today. Funeral Mass in St Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town on Wednesday at 11am with burial in Clar cemetery immediately afterwards. House private on Wednesday morning please. Family Flowers only any donations in lieu to Donegal Hospital patient comfort fund care of Faulkner Funeral Directors.



Mairead Doogan, Ballymacfadden, Kilcar, Co. Donegal. Removal from her residence on Wednesday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar cemetery.



Francis McMorrow, Sheena, Drumkeerin and formerly Cartronbeg, Lough Allen, Co. Leitrim. Reposing at the residence of his sister Mary at 1 Lough Meen, Drumkeerin this evening from 6pm until 10pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Patrick’s Church, Tarmon, arriving for funeral mass at 12 noon. Burial to follow in Curraghs cemetery. No flowers please by request. Donations in lieu to the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo or to Seamus Gallagher funeral director, Drumkeerin. House private on morning of funeral please.


Willie (William) O’Connor, Artane, Dublin and Cloonagh, Co. Sligo. Reposing at Jennings funeral home, Oscar Traynor road, Coolock, Dublin 17 from 4pm to 6pm on Wednesday. Removal on Thursday to St. John Vianney Church, Ardlea road, for 10am funeral mass followed by cremation in Dardistown Crematorium. Family flowers only please.



Betty Mc Laughlin, Mullinboys, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. Remains will be reposing at Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles this evening from 8pm with rosary at 9pm. Removal from there on Wednesday at 12pm going to her late residence. Removal from her late residence on Thursday going to St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey, for 11am funeral mass, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.