Obituaries, Wednesday, April 26th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Robert Howarth, Cliffoney

Austin Dooner, Collooney

Joe Cunningham, Kilcar

Christopher and Seán Harte, Sligo

John Walsh, Dublin

Leo Kivlehan, Sligo

Sally Mc Menamin, Donegal Town




Robert (Bob) Howarth, Lower Creevymore, Cliffoney, Co. Sligo, at Sligo University Hospital.  Removal today from McGloin’s Funeral Home, Chapel Road, Cliffoney to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, arriving at 3pm.


Austin Dooner,  Hendon , London and late of Saint Mary’s Green, Collooney , Co. Sligo,  Removal of remains from Knock Airport this evening, arriving  at the Church of the Assumption Collooney  for  9pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at  1pm  followed by burial in Saint Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Alzheimer’s Association, C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons, Funeral Directors , Ballisodare, Co. Sligo.


Joe Cunningham, Muckross, Kilcar, Co. Donegal.  Funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon today.  Burial afterward in Kilcar cemetery.


Christopher (Sunny) Harte , and his son Seán Harte, late of 70 Garavogue Villas, Sligo, and formerly of St. Brigid’s Place Sligo. Tragically.  11.30am requiem mass this morning in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. Family home private this morning please.  Family flowers only, donations if desired to the North West Hospice, c/o Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.


John “Johnny” Walsh, Clontarf, Dublin.  Peacefully after a long illness.  Requiem Mass this morning at 11.30am in St. Anthony’s Church, Clontarf.  Funeral thereafter to Glasnevin Cemetery.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu if desired to The Irish Cancer Society.


Leo Kivlehan, Burton St, Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice In his 100th year.  Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home on Thursday from 5.30pm with removal at 7pm to the Church of the Assumption, Collooney, arriving at 7.30pm.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Friday with burial in Sligo Cemetery afterwards.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.


Sally Mc Menamin, Ardnawark, Barnesmore, Donegal Town.  Peacefully at The Donegal Hospice in Letterkenny. Remains reposing at her residence from 2pm until 10pm today and 2pm to 10 pm on Thursday. Remains leaving her residence at 10:15 on Friday for Mass in St Agatha’s Church Clar at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery. House private on Friday morning please. Family flowers only, donations if so desired to The Oncology Ward, Letterkenny University Hospital or Donegal Hospice,  Letterkenny, care of any family member or Faulkner Funeral undertaker.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.