Obituaries, Wednesday, January 4th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


John Oliver Battell, England and Ballymote

Gerry Wynne, Arigna

Jackie Mahon, Sligo

Hugh Agustin McNern, Inver

Ann Connolly, Laghey

Harold Edward Ellis, Kesh



John Oliver Battell, (known as Ollie) Lancashire, England & formerly of Ardnaglass, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully following a long illness. Funeral arriving this evening at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote at 7pm via Ireland West Airport Knock. 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.


Gerry Wynne, Timpaun, Lough Allen, Arigna, Co.Roscommon. Son of Johnny and Bridgie Wynne, Lough Allen. At Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at his late residence today from 12.30pm until 11pm. Removal on Thursday morning to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Arigna arriving for Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to AWARE, c/o Seamus Gallagher, Funeral Director, Drumkeerin. House private please on morning of funeral

Jackie Mahon, St. Anne’s Terrace, Sligo. Suddenly At Sligo University Hospital. Retired Staff Clifford Electrical. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Wednesday from 5pm with removal at 7pm to St Anne’s Church, Sligo arriving at 7-30pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 11am  with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery Afterwards. House Private Please. Family flowers only donations in lieu if desired to The Beaumont Hospital Foundation C/o  Foley & Mc Gowan  Funeral Directors.

Hugh Agustin McNern, Keelogs, Inver, Co. Donegal. Suddenly. Removal from his late residence on Thursday morning to St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey, for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.


Ann Connolly, Mullinasole, Laghey. At Arus Mcshuibine Nursing Home mullinasole Laghey. Reposing at the Arus Mcshuibne Nursing Home. Removal on Thursday at 7pm to St Bridget’s Church Ballintra. Private removal family only please. Funeral mass on Friday at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Harold Edward Ellis,  Fargrim, Kesh, Co Fermanagh and formerly of Rossylongan, Co Donegal.  Peacefully at the South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen. Funeral from his late home on Wednesday at 11.30am for service in Killymard Parish Church Co Donegal at 1pm followed by interment in Edrim Cemetery, Donegal. House private please and family flowers only.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.