Obituaries, Monday, July 3rd, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:

 Bill Callaghan, Sligo

Bernadette McGurl, Belleek

Martin Murphy, Killybegs

Michael Joe O’Brien, Garrison

Andrew Crean, Drumfin

Tim Twomey, Donegal Town

Andy McLaren, Laghey

Marie Gallagher, Donegal Town

Jimmy Meehan, Mountcharles

Rita Garvin, Gurteen



Bill Callaghan, Cyprus, and formerly of Jink’s Avenue, Sligo. Suddenly in Cyprus. Reposing at the Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo, today, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Funeral will arrive at Sligo Cathedral on Tuesday, for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am with interment in Sligo Cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust care of Foley & McGowan Funeral Home.



Bernadette McGurl, Rockfield Park, Belleek, and formerly of Manger, Belleek.  Peacefully at the South west Acute Hospital Enniskillen.  Reposing at the family home today until 10pm. Arriving at St Joseph’s Church, the Rock, Ballyshannon, on Tuesday for 11am requiem mass followed by Interment in adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers, donations if so desired to the Fermanagh Branch of McMillan nurses, c/o Patsy McCauley Funeral director. House private to family on Tuesday morning please.



Martin Murphy, Castlecommon, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. Requiem mass in St. Mary’s Church, Killybegs on Tuesday at 11am. House strictly private please.


Michael Joe O’Brien, Aughamuldoney, Garrison, Co. Fermanagh.  Peacefully at his residence.  Remains will repose at the family home today until 10pm and on Tuesday from 12pm until 4pm.  House private to family thereafter.  Remains will arrive in Mary, Queen of Peace Church, Garrison, on Tuesday at 7pm.  Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only; donations in lieu if desired to Marie Curie, c/o Peter Carty Funeral Director Garrison or any family member.


Andrew “Andy” Crean, Carrickbangher, Drumfin, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at St. John’s Hospital Sligo. Remains will repose at the Church View Funeral Home, Collooney, today Monday until 6.30pm.  Removal afterwards to St. Paul’s Church of Ireland, Collooney, to arrive at 7pm.  Funeral Service on Tuesday at 2.30pm. Followed by Interment In the Church Grounds.


Tim Twomey, Brookfield, Donegal Town. Peacefully at Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs. Remains will repose at the residence of his daughter Arlene Timoney, Dromore upper, Mountcharles today until 10pm and tomorrow Tuesday from 4pm until 10pm. Removal on Wednesday to St Mary’s Church, Killymard for 1pm funeral mass with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to the patients comfort fund Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors, Mountcharles or any family member. House private on the morning of the funeral please. A one way system will operate at the wake, entry via Mountcharles Village opposite the green pump and exit on the Glencoagh road.



Andy McLaren, Tullyearl, Laghey, Co Donegal.  Reposing at Donegal Community Hospital today, Monday from 7pm to 9pm.  Removal tomorrow to Lakeland Crematorium, Cavan arriving at 3.30pm.  House private please.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Donegal Community Hospital Patient’s Comfort Fund care of any family member or George Irwin Funeral Directors, Donegal.


Marie Gallagher, Ardnawark, Barnesmore, Donegal Town. Peacefully at home. Remains reposing at her residence from 7pm this evening until 10pm. Further arrangements later.


Jimmy Meehan, Inbhfear na mara, Bundoran and Main Street Mountcharles. Removal from Inbhfear na Mara tomorrow Tuesday at 2pm going to family home in Main Street Mountcharles. Removal from there on Wednesday for 11am funeral mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. House private please.


Rita Garvin, Nee Murray, Ardmore Drive, Beaumount, Dublin and formerly Moydoo, Gurteen, Co Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Reposing in Stafford’s Funeral Home, Maypark, Dublin on Wednesday from 2pm until 5pm. Removal from her home on Thursday to the Church of the Nativity, Beaumount arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 10am, followed by interment in Glasnevin cemetery. House private, please. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the St. Vincent de Paul society.

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