Obituaries, Wednesday, April 19th, 8am

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, 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.


Paddy Burns, Mount Temple, Moneygold, Co. Sligo.  Remains to arrive at St Molaise’s Church, Cliffoney, this morning 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. Funeral Mass in St. Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim, this morning 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.  Removal to St Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormack, this 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 this morning please.

Phoncie Haughey, Rhannakilla, Teelin, Co Donegal. Unexpectedly. At Galway University Hospital. Remains will be removed from Connolly’s Funeral Home in Galway at 1.30pm 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.


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. Requiem mass today 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, this evening at 5pm to arrive at her residence at approx. 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.



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