Obituaries, Friday, January 13th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Paddy Duggan, Drum

Maureen McCormack, Ballintra

Mattie Mc Gowan, Kiltyclogher

James Crean, Ballygawley

Nora Byrne, Sligo

William Ward, Strandhill

Sister Gemma Rooney, Carrick on Shannon

Nace O’Dowd, Coolaney

Jim Killoran, Sligo

Mary Gallagher, Meenacally


Paddy Duggan, Rahaberna, Drum, Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Removal from his home to St.Colmcille Church, Rathcormac, this evening arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday at 11am with burial afterwards in Rathcormac cemetery.

Maureen McCormack, Lismintan, Ballintra, Co. Donegal. At the North West Hospice, the Mall, Sligo. Removal from her residence on Saturday morning to St. Bridget’s Church, Ballintra, for 11am funeral mass. Private cremation on Sunday at the Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan.

Mattie Mc Gowan, Coracloon, Kiltyclogher, Co Leitrim. Formerly Newcastle, England. Peacefully at the County Care Home Enniskillen. Removal from the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen, on Saturday at 12.30pm to arrive at St Patrick’s Church Kiltyclogher for Funeral Mass at 1.30pm. Burial afterwards to adjoining Cemetery.

James Crean, known as Jimmy, Carrowcrin, Ballygawley and formerly of Carrickbanagher, Drumfin, Co Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Remains will repose at the Perry Funeral Home, Church View Collooney this evening until 6:40pm followed by removal to St. Paul’s Church, Collooney arriving at 7pm. Funeral service on Saturday at 2pm. Interrment afterwards in the adjoining Churchgrounds.

Nora Byrne, Thornhill, Sligo. Following a short illness at the Midland Hospital, Tullamore. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo with removal at 6.30pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Saturday morning. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden. House private. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Irish Cancer Society c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home or directly to

William Ward, Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill, Co. Sligo and late of Summerhill village, Sligo. Peacefully at Summerville Healthcare. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 4.30pm on Sunday. Removal at 5.45pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, arriving at 6.15pm. Mass of the resurrection at 11.30am on Monday morning. Burial follows in Sligo cemetery.

Sister Gemma Rooney, Marist Convent, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim and late of Mullies, Manorhamilton. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing in the Marist Convent chapel today until 6pm, followed by evening prayer. Removal from the convent chapel to St. Mary’s Parish Church, Carrick on Shannon, for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon on Saturday with burial immediately afterwards in the convent cemetery.

Nace O’Dowd, Rathmore, Coolaney, Co. Sligo. Unexpectedly. Funeral arrangements later.

Jim Killoran, City view, Connaghton Road, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, from 9.30am on Tuesday. Removal at 10.30am to St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am. Burial follows in Ballinafad Cemetery. House Private please.

Mary Gallagher, Meenacally, Donegal Post Office. Remains reposing at her residence from 5pm on Saturday. Funeral from there on Sunday morning at 10.30am to St. Mary’s Church, Killymard for 11am requiem mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private until 5pm on Saturday please.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.