Obituaries, Sunday, January 1st, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Maureen Moffitt, Grange

Charlie Keeney, Donegal Town

Peggy Feeney, Glencar

Molly Fox, Kinlough

Declan Foy, Arigna

Cassie O’Donnell, Inver

John Pat Gallagher, Tubbercurry

Marie Monnelly, Ballinacarrow

John Battell, England and Ballymote

Bertie Kivlehan, Rosses Point

Paul Kilgannon, Sligo

Sean McGuinness, Sligo



Maureen Moffitt, 52 Courthouse Drive, Grange, and formerly Augharrow, Ballinfull, County Sligo. Remains reposing at St. John’s Hospital Chapel with removal at 4.30pm to The Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange, arriving at 5pm. Requiem mass on Monday at 11am with burial afterwards in Ahamlish Cemetery.


Charlie Keeney, Drumcliffe, Donegal Town, County Donegal. Remains arriving at the Church Of The Sacred Heart, Mountcharles, at 6pm today. Funeral mass at 11am on Monday followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. House strictly private please.


Peggy Feeney, New York, and formerly of Conray, Glencar, County Leitrim. Peacefully at her home in New York. Reposing at the home of her brother, Mattie, Drumnacross, this evening from 5pm to 8pm. Removal on Monday morning to St Osnat’s Church, Glencar, to arrive for funeral mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Clare’s Cemetery, Manorhamilton.


Molly Fox, Unshanagh, Kinlough, County Leitrim. Peacefully in her 95th year. Reposing at Gilmartin’s Funeral Home, Kinlough, this evening from 5.30pm, with removal to arrive at St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough, for 7pm. Mass Of The Resurrection on Monday at 11am. Burial afterwards in Conwell Cemetery. House strictly private please.


Declan Foy, Derrinavoggy, Arigna, County Roscommon, suddenly while abroad. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon, today from 3pm until 6.15pm. Removal to the Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Arigna, arriving at 7pm. Mass Of Christian Burial on Monday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust care of Siobhán Foy.


John Pat Gallagher, known as Jackie, Carrowreagh Cooper, Tubbercurry, County Sligo, and formerly of Cleen, Dromahair, County Leitrim. Peacefully at his home after a long illness. Remains reposing in the family home today until 6pm. Removal on Monday to arrive in St Patrick’s Church, Moylough, for requiem mass at 12 noon, with the funeral afterwards to Rhue Cemetery. House private on Monday please. Family flowers only and donations if desired to Parkinson’s Research Fund care of John Brennan Funeral Directors.


Marie Monnelly, nee Coleman, Foxrock, County Dublin, and formerly of Ballinacarrow, County Sligo. Wife of Gerry, and mother of Katie, Fergus, Donal and Ellen. Reposing at her home today from 1pm to 4pm, and on Monday from 1pm to 6pm. Removal on Tuesday morning to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock, arriving at 10.50am for 11am funeral mass, followed by burial at Dean’s Grange Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Irish Cancer Society.


Cassie O’Donnell, Thower, Inver, County Donegal, peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountaintop, Letterkenny at 2pm today going her late residence in Thower to arrive at approximately 3:30pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 10:30am to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Frosses for 11am funeral mass with interment afterwards in the Cranny road cemetery, Frosses.


John Battell, (known as Ollie) of Lancashire, England & formerly of Ardnaglass, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully following a long illness bravely borne. Funeral arriving on Wednesday January 4th at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote at 7pm via Ireland West Knock Airport. Requiem Mass on Thursday January 5th at 12pm, followed by burial in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote. Family flowers only. Donations, in lieu if desired, to Macmillan Cancer Support, care of any family member.


Bertie Kivlehan, Colmcille Drive, Rosses Point, Co Sligo and formerly of  Lower Rosses. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Monday from 5pm with removal at 6-30pm to St Columba’s Church, Rosses Point arriving at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Tuesday at 12 noon with burial in  Rosses Point Cemetery afterwards.

Paul Kilgannon, Avondale, Sligo, Peacefully at North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 5pm on Monday January 2nd. Removal at 6.30pm to St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Tuesday. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. House private. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.

Sean Mc Guinness, Mc Guinness’s Pub, Market Str., Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at the home of his daughter Maria and son-in-law Hubert Gilvarry, Kevinsfort Heath, Sligo on Monday from 4pm to 8pm. House private at all other times. Funeral will arrive at Sligo Cathedral on Tuesday for Mass of the Resurrection at 2.30pm with burial in Sligo Cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only please.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.