Obituaries, Monday, January 2nd, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Marie Monnelly, Ballinacarrow

Cassie O’Donnell, Inver

John Oliver Battell, England and Ballymote

Bertie Kivlehan, Rosses Point

Paul Kilgannon, Sligo

Sean Mc Guinness, Sligo

Gerry Wynne, Arigna



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) 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.

Gerry Wynne, Timpaun, Lough Allen, Arigna, Co.Roscommon. At Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. Enquiries to Seamus Gallagher Funeral Director, Drumkeerin on 0872448642.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.