Obituaries, Friday, April 21st, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Aleck Crichton, Beltra

Catherine Sweeney, Kinlough

Hilary Ruth Cochrane, Sligo

David Henry Johnston, Belleek

Paddy Smullen, Sligo





Aleck Crichton, Carrowgarry, Beltra, County Sligo, peacefully at home in his 98th year. Reposing at his home today until 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.


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.



Hilary Ruth Cochrane, nee Wiltshire, Ballure, Clogherevagh, Sligo, and late of Somerset, England. Peacefully at North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.  Funeral service at 11am on Saturday in Calry Parish Church, The Mall. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. House private. No flowers, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund, care of Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross.



David Henry Johnston, Daly Park, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at Tyrone County  Hospital, Omagh.  Reposing at the family home today until 5pm, house private to family at all other times.  Arriving at Belleek Parish Church of Ireland for 8pm. Funeral service on Saturday at 2pm followed by interment in adjoining churchyard.  Family flowers. Donations in lieu if so desired to Belleek Parish Church and Palliative Care Ward, Tyrone County Hospital, c/o Patsy McCauley Funeral Director, Belleek, or any family member.



Paddy Smullen, O’Connell Street Sligo.  Peacefully at Mowlum Healthcare, Ballytivnan, Sligo.  Reposing at the Nazarteh House Chapel from 5pm on Sunday with Liturgy of Prayer at 6pm.  Funeral arriving at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Sligo, for Mass of Christian Burial at 1pm on Monday, burial to follow in Sligo cemetery.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.