Obituaries, Friday, February 3rd, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Joe Roarke, Birmingham and Coolaney

Peter Hennessy, Sligo

Martin Gorman, Laghey

Michael Mc Gowan, Sligo

Eugene McGoldrick, Pettigo

Michael Towey, Gurteen

Kathleen Heron, Belleek

Sr. Immaculata Coughlan, Glenties

Patrick Taheny, Carrickbanagher





Joe Roarke, Birmingham and 6 Rockfield Manor, Coolaney, Co Sligo. Formerly of Tullybane, Mount Temple, Moate, Co Westmeath. Peacefully at Marie Curie Hospice, Solihull. Reposing at Clarke’s Funeral Home, Coolaney, this evening from 5pm to 6.30pm, with removal to the Church of the Sacred Heart and St Joseph, Rockfield arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon.  Burial afterwards in Rockfield Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the Rockfield Cemetery fund.

Peter Hennessy, Thornhill, Sligo and formerly of Belfast. Late of IT Sligo. Peacefully at The North West Hospice. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo this evening from 6pm with removal at 8pm to Sligo Cathedral arriving at 8:30pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 12:30 pm on Saturday. Interment in Sligo Cemetery afterwards. House Private Please.  Family flowers only please, Donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.

Martin Gorman, Laghey, Co. Donegal. At Donegal Community Hospital. Remains reposing at the residence of his sister, Noreen Harvey, Laghey until 10pm today. Removal from his sister’s residence on Saturday morning at 10:30am for 11am funeral mass in St. Bridget’s Church, Ballintra with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Michael McGowan, Ferndale, Cairns Rd, Sligo and formerly of Leitrim South, Tubbercurry, Co Sligo. Suddenly. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard ,Sligo today from 4pm to 8pm. Funeral will arrive at St. John’s Church, Carraroe, on Saturday for Mass of the Resurrection at 1pm. Interment in Sligo Cemetery afterwards. House private please. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to Pieta House, C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.

Eugene Mc Goldrick, Gortinessy, Pettigo, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Aras Mhic Shuibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey. Removal from Aras Mhic Shuibhne Nursing Home this evening (Friday) at 5pm to arrive at St.Joseph’s Church, Lettercran at 6pm. Requiem Mass at 11am on Saturday morning. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Michael Towey, Carrentemple, Gurteen, Co. Sligo. Reposing at his residence today until 10pm. Removal on Saturday to St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen, for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Carrentemple Cemetery. Family time only on Saturday morning please.

Kathleen Heron, 3 St Patrick’s Terrace, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Remains reposing on Saturday from 12 noon until 10pm and on Sunday from 12 noon until 10pm. House private at all other times. Remains arriving in St Patrick’s Church, Belleek, for 11am funeral Mass on Monday followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to the Patient Comfort Fund, Ward 8, South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen or to Marie Curie Nursing c/o Peter Carty Funeral Director, Garrison or any family member. Please use car park at St Patrick’s Church when attending wake.

Sr. Immaculata Coughlan, Sisters of Mercy, late of Dr McCloskey Cresent, Glenties. At Letterkenny University Hospital. Funeral mass in St Connell’s Church Glenties on Saturday morning at 11am, followed by internment in the local cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired to St Vincent de Paul Society, C/o James Mc Guinness & Sons funeral directors, Glenties.

Patrick (Paddy) Taheny, Carrickbanagher, Drumfin, Co Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Remains will repose at his residence this Friday evening from 8pm and on Saturday from 1pm to 6pm., followed by removal at 6:30pm to the Church of the Assumption, Collooney, to arrive at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Sunday at 1pm. Burial afterward in St Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired to the North West Hospice, Sligo, C/o of the family members.



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