Obituaries, Sunday, April 16th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Stephanie Conlon, Sligo

Sheila Smith, Sligo

Annie Gallagher, Ballinamore

Augustine McCawley, Geevagh

Sister Mary Saint Michael Elizabeth Donworth, Sligo

Anna McGroarty, Donegal Town

Dennis Cunningham, Kilcar

Patrick Hever, Drumfin

Hugh O’Gara, Glencolmcille

Kathleen Hannon, Strandhill



Stephanie Conlon, nee White, Oakfield Crescent, Sligo. Mass at 11.30am on Tuesday, April 18th, in the Cathedral Of Immaculate Conception, burial of ashes to follow in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, care of Seamus Feehily & Son Funeral Directors.


Sheila Smith, The Cottages, Hazelwood Road, Sligo, and late of Ballinode, Sligo. Suddenly. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel from 6pm today with Liturgy of Prayer at 8pm. Funeral arriving at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo, for mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Monday. Burial to follow in Clogher Cemetery, Calry, County Sligo. House private please.


Annie Gallagher (nee Bohan), formerly of Cornabroher, Aughnasheelin and Trathnona, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.  At the Abbeyhaven Nursing Home, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.  Funeral Mass today at 3pm followed by internment in adjoining cemetery.


Augustine McCawley, Geevagh, Co. Sligo and formerly of Coolmurla, Geevagh, Co. Sligo.  Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon today from 5.30pm until 7.10pm. Removal to St. Joseph’s Church, Geevagh arriving 7.30pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday at 10.30am. Interment afterwards in Kilmactranny Cemetery.


Sister Mary Saint Michael Elizabeth Donworth, Nazareth House Convent, Church Hill, Sligo. Peacefully at the Nazareth House Convent. In her 105th year.  Reposing at the Nazareth House Convent from 12pm to 8pm Sunday.  Reposing from 12 noon on Monday with removal at 5.45pm to the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo to arrive at 6pm. Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon on Tuesday. Burial to follow in the Convent Cemetery.


Anna McGroarty, nee McBride, Ardeskin, Old Laghey Road, Donegal Town and formerly of Rosnowlagh, Co. Donegal.  Remains reposing at the family home in Ardeskin, from 4pm to 10pm today and from 11am to 10pm on Monday.  Removal on Tuesday at 10.30am to St. Patricks Church, Donegal town for 11am funeral mass with burial immediately afterwards in St. Agathas Cemetery, Clar.  House private on Tuesday morning please.


Dennis Cunningham, Far Straleel, Kilcar.  Removal from his residence on Monday at 12.30pm for funeral mass in St. Carthes Church, Kilcar at 1pm.  Burial afterwards In Kilcar Cemetery


Patrick “Paddy” Hever, Carrickbanagher, Drumfin via Boyle Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice Sligo.  Remains will repose at the residence of his daughter, Jackie Breslin, at Branchfield Ballymote, today from 2pm to 8pm.  Removal on Monday at 11;30am to the Church of the Immaculate Conception Ballymote, to arrive for funeral mass at 12pm.  Burial afterwards in St. Columbus Cemetery, family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired, to the North West hospice Sligo.  Care of Perry Funeral Directors Ballymote.  House private to family members on Monday Morning please.


Hugh O’Gara, Ascal Mhuire, Cashel, Glencolmcille peacefully at his residence.  Removal from Shovlins Funeral Home, Sandfields, Ardara this evening at 6pm to arrive at St Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille for 7pm.  Funeral mass on Monday morning at 11am followed by burial to the adjoining cemetery, house Private.


Kathleen Hannon, ( Nee O’Rourke ) Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill, Co Sligo and Formerly of Jink’s Avenue, Sligo.  Peacefully at Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill. Reposing at the Home of her daughter Anne and son-in-law James Hone, 2 Cloondara , Ballisodare, Co. Sligo on Monday from 3pm to 8pm.  Funeral will arrive at Sligo Cathedral on Tuesday for Mass of the Resurrection at 1.15pm with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery afterwards.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.