Obituaries, Tuesday, January 10th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Teresa Kent, Sligo

Pat Brady, Skreen

John Gallagher, Letterbarra

Maggie Ann Rooney, Belleek

Patsy McNamara, Bundoran

Kathleen Foley, Sligo

Mary Kate McManus, Derrylin

Philomena McGowan, Claremorris

Michael O’Donnell, Derry

Josephine Byrne, Galway

Kathleen McCafferty, Ballyshannon


Teresa (Tess) Kent, nee Dunne, Ballydoogan, Sligo and formerly of Stonepark, Aclare, Co. Sligo, Peacefully at her home. Reposing at the family home in Ballydoogan until 8pm today. Home private at all other times. Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon on Wednesday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Dunally Alzheimers Day Care Centre c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.

Pat Brady, Tabhar Unan, Skreen, Co. Sligo. Reposing this evening in St. Peter & Paul Church, Dromard, from 6pm until 8pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday in St. Adanman’s Church Skreen at 12 o’clock followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery Skreen. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, c/o Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors, Ballisodare. House Private Please. Please note access to Dromard Church is from Beltra Post Office only.

John Gallagher, Drimarone, Letterbarra, and formerly of Crucknagapple, Ardara, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at his late residence today until 10pm and Wednesday from 11am to 10pm. Removal on Thursday for 1pm funeral mass in the Church of the Holy Redeemer, Drimarone with interment in the local cemetery. A one-way system will operate at the wake house. Parking at the Church carpark. House private on Thursday please.

Maggie Ann Rooney, nee Daly. Late of Rockfield Park, Belleek. At the Ashbrook Care Home, Enniskillen. Reposing at Ballycassidy Funeral Home this evening until 6pm with removal to St Patrick’s Church,  Belleek, arriving at 7pm. Requiem mass at 11am Wednesday followed by interment in Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery, Garrison.

Patsy McNamara, East End, Bundoran. Peacefully at the Shiel Hospital, Ballyshannon. Remains reposing today at the home of his son, Dessie and daughter-in-law Caroline, Drumacrin, Bundoran. Removal on Wednesday morning at 11:15am to arrive at the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bundoran for 12 noon funeral mass with burial to Finner Cemetery afterwards. No Flowers Please. Donations in lieu if desired to the Shiel Hospital Patient Comfort Fund, c/o Conlon and Breslin Funeral Directors, Bundoran on 07198-41397.

Kathleen Foley (nee Neilan) Saint Brigid’s Place, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital in her 95th year. Mother of Marian Rankin, (Manorhamilton) and Kevin Foley (Dromahair). Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel from 5pm Wednesday with removal at 6.15pm to Saint Anne’s Church, Sligo, to arrive at 7pm. Mass of Christian burial at 11am Thursday followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery.

Mary Kate McManus, Derryhooley, Derrylin, Co Fermanagh. Remains reposing at her home until removal on Wednesday evening at 6.30pm to arrive for 7pm at St Mary’s Church, Teemore.  House private please from five o’clock. Funeral Mass at 12 noon on Thursday followed by burial in adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only please; donations in lieu if desired to Alzheimer’s Society, care of Patrick Blake Funeral Directors, Derrylin.

Philomena McGowan, nee Hunter, Clare Road, Claremorris, Co. Mayo and formerly of Bundoran, Mullies and Malin Head, Co. Donegal. Suddenly at her home. Reposing at Gilligan’s Funeral Home, Market Square, Claremorris on Wednesday evening from 6pm with removal at 8pm to St. Coleman’s Church, Claremorris. Requiem Mass on Thursday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in St. Ninnidh’s Cemetery, Bundoran, at 2pm approximately. House strictly private please.

Michael O’Donnell, 62 Marlborough Street, Derry. Funeral from his home on Thursday at 9.30am for 10am requiem mass in St. Eugene’s Cathedral, Derry. Interment afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ardmore. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers if desired to Foyle Hospice, 61 Culmore Rd, Derry or Sperrin Room, c/o Friends of Altnagelvin Hospital.

Josephine (Josie) Byrne, (nee McGarry) Cashel Court, Salthill, Co Galway, and formerly of London and Ballintogher, Co Sligo. Funeral will arrive at St Therese’s Church, Ballintogher, Co Sligo, on Thursday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon. Interment in Killery Cemetery, Ballintogher, afterwards. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, C/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.

Kathleen McCafferty, Leagaulton, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Reposing at her residence from 8pm this evening. Further arrangements to follow. Enquiries to John McGee on 071 98 51744.

Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.