Obituaries, Friday, January 13th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Patrick Flynn, Drumfin

Rita McDonagh, Sligo

Tony McLoughlin, Sligo

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


Patrick Flynn, known as Packie, Carrickbanagher, Drumfin, County Sligo, suddenly at his residence. Funeral mass this morning in The Church of the Assumption, Collooney, at 11am, with burial afterwards in St Nathy’s Cemetery.

Rita McDonagh, nee Harvey, St. John’s Terrace, Sligo. Peacefully at St. John’s Community Hospital, Sligo. Mass of the resurrection this morning at 11.30am in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to St. John’s Hospital Patient Comfort Fund, c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.

Tony Mc Loughlin, Mail Coach House, Mail Coach Road, Sligo and formerly of Benson Drive, Cranmore, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Mass of the Resurrection in Sligo Cathedral today at 1.30pm with burial  in Sligo Cemetery afterwards.

Paddy Duggan, Rahaberna, Drum, Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Removal from his home to St.Colmcille Church, Rathcormac, on Friday 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 from 5pm to 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 from 5pm today. 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. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. . Enquiries to Sean Feehily, Feehily’s funeral home on 071 915 9999

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 from 3pm 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.

Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.