Obituaries, Thursday, April 20th, 10am

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

Noreen Doherty, Ballymote,

Sadie Martyn, Ballgawley


Clare Scanlon, née O’Dowd, Gurteen, County Sligo, and formerly of Curragh, Gurteen, and Sale, Manchester. Mass of the Resurrection today 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. Funeral mass at St. Agatha’s Church, Clar, Donegal Town, today 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. 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 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 today 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 today 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. Donations, if desired, to The Patient Comfort Fund, HSE, Cregg House, c/o 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.


Noreen Doherty (nee Meehan), Bearlough, Rathmullen, Ballymote, Co.Sligo at The Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote, this evening from  5 o’clock until  8 o’clock. Removal from her late residence on Friday to Saint Kevin’s Church, Keash, for Mass Of The Resurrection at 12  o ‘clock with burial afterwards in Knockbrack Cemetery. House private please.


Sadie Martyn, Dowra, Ballgawley, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at her residence in her 91st year. Reposing at Kelly’s Funeral Home, Ballygawley, today from 4pm to 7:30pm. Removal at 8pm to St Paul’s Church, Collooney, arriving at 8:30pm. Funeral Service on Friday at 2pm in St Paul’s Church, Collooney, followed by burial in St Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to North West hospice.



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