Obituaries, Monday, January 2nd, 10am

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 Oliver Battell, England and Ballymote

Bertie Kivlehan, Rosses Point

Paul Kilgannon, Sligo

Sean Mc Guinness, Sligo



Maureen Moffitt, 52 Courthouse Drive, Grange, and formerly Augharrow, Ballinfull, County Sligo. Requiem mass today in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange at 11am with burial afterwards in Ahamlish Cemetery.


Charlie Keeney, Drumcliffe, Donegal Town, County Donegal. Funeral mass in Church Of The Sacred Heart, Mountcharles at 11am this morning 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 with removal this 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. Mass of The Resurrection in St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough this morning at 11am. Burial afterwards in Conwell Cemetery. House strictly private please.


Declan Foy, Derrinavoggy, Arigna, County Roscommon. Suddenly while abroad. Mass of Christian Burial in Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Arigna today 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. Removal today to arrive in St Patrick’s Church, Moylough, for requiem mass at 12 noon, with the funeral afterwards to Rhue Cemetery. House private today 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 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. Reposing at her late residence in Thower. 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 Oliver Battell, (known as Ollie) of Lancashire, England & formerly of Ardnaglass, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully following a long illness bravely borne. Funeral arriving on Wednesday at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote at 7pm via Ireland West Knock Airport. Requiem Mass on Thursday 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 today 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 today. 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 McGuinness, Mc Guinness’s Pub, Market St., Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the home of his daughter Maria and son-in-law Hubert Gilvarry, Kevinsfort Heath, Sligo today 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.