Obituaries, Sunday, March 19th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Rita Sweeney, Sligo & Drumfin

Frances Jinks, Shannon & Templeboy

Cathie Cunningham, Carrick

Paddy McDonald, Sligo & Glencar

Ann (Nan) Mullen, Sligo

Noel Casey, Ballinful

Johnny Frank Mahon, Skreen

Peter Naughton Castleconnor & Culleens




Rita Sweeney, Pearse Rd, Sligo and formerly of Coolteen, Drumfin, Co Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice in her 97th year.  Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home today from 5:30pm with removal at 7pm to St Anne’s Church, Sligo, arriving at 7:30pm.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Monday with burial in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney, afterwards.  House private please.



Frances Jinks, (nee Kilgannon), Shannon, Sligo and late of Templeboy, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, from 4:15pm today.  Removal at 5:45pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30am on Monday.  Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery.



Cathie Cunningham, Glen Road, Carrick.  Peacefully in Donegal Hospice.  Funeral Mass on Monday at 11am in St Columbas Church, Carrick, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Family time from 11pm – 10am.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Donegal Hospice through Currans Funeral Services.



Paddy McDonald, (known as Packie), Ardcairn, Sligo & late of Gurteen, Glencar, Co. Leitrim, formerly of The Blue Lagoon, Sligo.   Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his home in Ardcairn today from 1pm to 5.30pm. Removal to St Osnat’s Church, Glencar, to arrive at 7pm. Funeral mass on Monday at 11am with burial afterwards in Killenora cemetery.



Ann (Nan) Mullen, (nee Laing), Hanley Terrace, Temple St., Sligo. Suddenly at her home. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. Enquiries to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo on 071 91 62140.



Noel Casey, Ballintemple, Ballinful, Co. Sligo and formerly of the Irish Embassy, The Hague, Netherlands, and An Garda Siochána.  Peacefully at home.  Reposing at his home at Ballintemple, from 2pm to 6pm today.  Home private at all other times.  Humanist Service at 3.30pm on Monday in the Garden Chapel, Mount Jerome Crematorium, Dublin.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice fund c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Johnny Frank Mahon, Doonflynn, Skreen, Co. Sligo.  Reposing at the residence of his son and daughter in law Michael & Paula Mahon, Doonflynn, Skreen today from 3pm and all day on Monday.  Removal on Tuesday morning to Saint Adamnans Church, Skreen, arriving for 12pm Funeral Mass followed by burial in Saint Marys Cemetery.  Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors Ballisodare.  House private to family on Tuesday morning please.



Peter Naughton, Newtown, Castleconnor & Formerly of Carns, Culleens, Co. Sligo.  Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina, on Monday from 5pm with removal at 7:30pm to St. Joseph’s Church, Castleconnor, arriving at 8pm.  Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am with funeral proceeding to Killanley Cemetery.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.