Obituaries, Tuesday, April 18th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Clare Scanlon, Gurteen

Rodney Hilton, Donegal Town

Paddy Burns, Moneygold

Frances Winifred Flynn, Drumkeerin

Mona Hennigan, Glencar

Phoncie Haughey, Teelin

Terence Pilkington, Gurteen

Fionnuala Hegarty, Kilcar







Clare Scanlon, née O’Dowd, Gurteen, Co. Sligo and formerly of Curragh, Gurteen and Sale, Manchester.  Reposing at her daughter Madeline’s residence, Boyle Road, Gurteen,  until Wednesday at 10pm.  House private thereafter please.  Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 12pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen with burial afterwards in Gurteen Cemetery.


Rodney Hilton, 5 Clár Ná Sí, Clarcam, Donegal Town.  Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital.  Remains to arrive to St Agatha’s Church, Clar, Donegal Town on Wednesday for 6pm.  Funeral Mass on Thursday at 10:30am with removal afterwards to Lakelands Funeral Home & Crematorium Cavan.  Family flowers only, donations if so desired to the Renal Unit Letterkenny University Hospital. House strictly Private at all times.


Paddy Burns Mount Temple, Moneygold, Co. Sligo.  Remains reposing at McGloin’s funeral home, Cliffoney, today from 6pm to 8.30pm.  Remains to arrive at St Molaise’s Church, Cliffoney, on Wednesday for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in Ahamlish Cemetery.  Family flowers only please.


Frances Winifred Flynn, St.Peter’s Court, Phibsborough, Dublin and formerly of Greaghnaslieve, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim, at St. Mary’s Hosptal, Phoenix Park, Dublin.  Removal to St.Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim arriving this evening at 8.30pm.  Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am, burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Mona Hennigan, Lugatubber, Glencar, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at her home.  Remains reposing at the home of her daughter Maggie, Lugatubber, this evening until 9pm.  Removal to St Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormack, on Wednesday morning to arrive for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in Sligo cemetery.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu if desired to the Palliative Care team Sligo.  House private on Wednesday morning please.


Phoncie Haughey, Rhannakilla, Teelin, Co Donegal. Unexpectedly. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.


Terence Pilkington, Kilfree House, Dungulf, Ferthard-on-Sea, Co. Wexford and formerly of Kilfree, Gurteen, Co. Sligo. Son of Gerry Pilkington and the late Kathleen. Reposing at his residence this evening until 9pm. Requiem mass on Wednesday at 12 noon in St. Aiden’s Church, Poulfor, Ferthard-on-Sea, Co. Wexford. Burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.



Fionnuala Hegarty, Main Street, Kilcar, Co Donegal. At University College Hospital, Galway. Removal from Connolly’s Funeral Home, Flood Street, Galway, on Wednesday at 5pm to arrive at her residence at approx.. 9pm.  Removal from her residence on Friday at 12:30am for funeral Mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.  House private morning of funeral please.


 Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.