Obituaries, Wednesday, March 8th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Harold Johnston, Sligo

Brendan Keville, Carrick on Shannon & Sligo

Michael Murphy, Culleens

Thomas ‘Tommy’ Lavin, Ballymote

Sister Assumpta Doherty, Ballyshannon

Mary Wynne, Sligo

Michael James Cryan, Drumcliffe

Kathleen Banks, Ballinfull



Harold (Harry) Johnston, “Kilronan”, Cartron, Sligo. Funeral Service today at 2pm in Calry Parish Church, The Mall, Sligo. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. House private please, family flowers only.



Brendan Keville, Corduff, Aughamore, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim and 21 John Street, Sligo. Funeral mass in St. Mary’s Church, Annaduff, at 11am. this morning, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Michael Murphy, Glan, Culleens, Co. Sligo. Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral home, Ballina, on Thursday evening from 7pm until 9pm. Funeral will arrive to the Church of the Holy Family, Kilglass, on Friday for 12 noon requiem mass with burial afterwards to St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kilglass.


Thomas ‘Tommy’ Lavin, Lord Edward Street, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Former member of Sligo County Council. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Remains will repose at the Perry Funeral Home, Ballymote, this evening from 4.30pm until 7.30pm followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, to arrive at 8pm. Funeral mass on Thursday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to the North West Hospice, Sligo.


Sister Assumpta Doherty, St. Catherine’s Convent, College Street, Ballyshannon and formerly of Kincasslagh, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Aras Mic Suighne Nursing Home, Laghey, Co. Donegal. Reposing at St. Catherine’s Convent, College Street, Ballyshannon today from 2pm to 7pm strictly. Funeral mass at the convent on Thursday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in the Abbey cemetery, Ballyshannon.


Mary Wynne, Rosses Point and Thornhill, Sligo. Peacefully at The Mater Private Hospital, after a long illness. Daughter of the late Jack and Joan Wynne, Boyle, Co Roscommon. Deeply regretted by her brother John, sister-in-law Dervilla, their family, Ross, Nessa and Sam, and colleagues in Cregg House. Mass of Thanksgiving at 12 noon on Friday in St.Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo, followed by burial in Assylinn Cemetery, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.


Michael James Cryan, Drumcliffe South, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo. Reposing at the home of Seamus McMullen, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo this evening from 6pm until 9pm. Funeral will arrive at St. Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, on Thursday morning for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with burial in Drumcliffe Cemetery afterwards


Kathleen Banks, nee McGowan. Carnagark, Ballinfull, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the Nazareth Nursing Home. Remains reposing at her home today from 3pm to 9pm. Removal on Thursday to St. Patrick’s Church, Maugherow, to arrive for Requiem Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Carrigans cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the North West Hospice, Sligo.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.