Obituaries, Wednesday, January 11th, 10am

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

Josephine Byrne, Galway

Kathleen McCafferty, Ballyshannon

Michael O Donnell, Derry


Teresa (Tess) Kent, nee Dunne, Ballydoogan, Sligo and formerly of Stonepark, Aclare, Co. Sligo, Peacefully at her home. Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon today 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. Funeral Mass today 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.

John Gallagher, Drimarone, Letterbarra, and formerly of Crucknagapple, Ardara, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at his late residence today 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. Requiem mass in St Patrick’s Church, Belleek at 11am today followed by interment in Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery, Garrison.

Patsy McNamara, East End, Bundoran. Peacefully at the Shiel Hospital, Ballyshannon. Remains reposing at the home of his son, Dessie and daughter-in-law Caroline, Drumacrin, Bundoran. Removal this 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 this evening 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 this 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 this 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.

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. Suddenly. Reposing at her late residence. Remains going to St Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon, on Thursday morning for 12 o clock funeral Mass, with burial afterward in the Abbey Cemetery. House private on the morning of the funeral please.

Michael O’Donnell, 62 Marlborough Street, Derry.  Ocean FM presenter.  Funeral from his home on Thursday at 9.30am for 10am Requiem Mass in St. Eugene’s Cathedral.  Interment afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ardmore. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if wished, to Foyle Hospice, 61 Cuilmore Road, Derry, or Sperrin Room, c/o Friends of Altnagelvin, Trust Headquarters, Altnagelvin Hospital, Glenshane Road, Derry.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.