Obituaries, Wednesday, April 19th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Clare Scanlon, Gurteen

Rodney Hilton, Donegal Town

Phoncie Haughey, Teelin

Fionnuala Hegarty, Kilcar

Veronica Dorman, Sligo

Aleck Crichton, Beltra

Oliver Kerins, Bunninadden

Catherine Sweeney, Kinlough


Clare Scanlon, née O’Dowd, Gurteen, County Sligo, and formerly of Curragh, Gurteen, and Sale, Manchester. Reposing at her daughter Madeline’s residence, Boyle Road, Gurteen, today until 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, this evening 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.


Phoncie Haughey, Rhannakilla, Teelin, County Donegal. Unexpectedly. At Galway University Hospital. Remains will be removed from Connolly’s Funeral Home in Galway today, to arrive at his late residence in Teelin at 5.30pm. Funeral mass on Friday at 12 noon at St. Columba’s Church, Carrick, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Fionnuala Hegarty, Main Street, Kilcar, County Donegal. At University College Hospital, Galway. Removal from Connolly’s Funeral Home, Flood Street, Galway, this evening to arrive at her residence at approximately 9pm.  Removal from her residence on Friday at 12.30pm for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery. House private morning of funeral please.


Veronica Dorman, (Wabi, nee Forde), Sligo. Peacefully at her residence, ‘Aeolus’, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Beloved wife of Doctor Michael and devoted mother of Mary, Jane, Stephen, John and Mark. Reposing at her home on Thursday from 4pm to 8pm (house private at all other times). Requiem Mass at 11.30am on Friday in The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, followed by burial in Scarden Cemetery, Strandhill Road, Sligo.


Aleck Crichton, Carrowgarry, Beltra, County Sligo, peacefully at home in his 98th year. Reposing at his home on Friday from 3pm to 8pm. Funeral service on Saturday at 2pm in Christ Church, Dromard, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard. House private to family on Saturday morning please.


Oliver Kerins, Ballinaraw, Bunninadden and Cregg House, Rosses Point, County Sligo, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Cregg House Chapel on Thursday from 6pm until 8pm. Funeral mass in on Friday at 11am in Cregg House Chapel with the funeral proceeding to Cloonameehan Cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only. Enquiries to Coen’s Funeral Directors, Tubbercurry.


Catherine Sweeney, Colwyn Bay, Wales, and formerly of Kinlough, County Leitrim. Funeral mass on Saturday morning at 11am in St. Aidan’s Church, Kinlough, with burial afterwards in St. Aidan’s Cemetery. Enquiries to Gilmartin’s Undertakers, Kinlough. 

Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.