Obituaries, Saturday, February 4th, 10am

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 Gallagher, Donegal Town

Margaret Philomena McKeon, Collooney





Joe Roarke, Birmingham and 6 Rockfield Manor, Coolaney, Co. Sligo.  Formerly of Tullybane, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. Peacefully at Marie Curie Hospice, Solihull.  Funeral Mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart and St Joseph, Rockfield, today at 12pm.  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. Mass of the Resurrection in Sligo Cathedral at 12.30 pm today.  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 & McGowan Funeral Directors.


Martin Gorman, Laghey, Co. Donegal.  At Donegal Community Hospital.  Remains reposing at the residence of his sister, Noreen Harvey, Laghey.  Removal from his sister’s residence at 10:30am today 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. Funeral will arrive at St. John’s Church, Carraroe, today 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. Requiem Mass in St.Joseph’s Church, Lettercran at 11am this morning. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Michael Towey, Carrentemple, Gurteen, Co. Sligo. Removal today to St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen, for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Carrentemple Cemetery. Family time only this morning please.


Kathleen Heron, 3 St Patrick’s Terrace, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Remains reposing today 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 Connells Church Glenties this 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 today  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.



Joe Gallagher, Finmore, Donegal Town.  At Donegal Community Hospital.  Brother of Maye O’Riordon, Ardeskin, Donegal Town.   Reposing at the home of Seamus and Dymphna McGroary, Driminardha, Donegal Town, today from 12pm until 10pm.  Removal on Sunday at 10am to St. Agathas Church, Clar, for 10.30am funeral mass with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the patients comfort fund in care of any family member or Cassidy Bros funeral directors





Margaret Philomena McKeon, (nee Lynch) Kinnagrelly, Collooney, Co. Sligo, formerly of Edergole, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully at the Northwest Hospice.  Reposing at Clarkes Funeral Home, Coolaney, today from 6pm to 8.30pm with removal to the Church of the Assumption, Collooney, arriving at 9pm.  Funeral Mass on Sunday at 3.30pm.  Burial afterwards in St. Nathys Cemetery, Collooney.  Family flowers only please.  Donations if desired to the Northwest Hospice, Sligo, care of J.P. Clarke Funeral Directors Coolaney.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.