Obituaries, Monday, July 24th, 1.30pm



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Frankie Fox, Sligo

Angela Curran, Sligo

Peg Scanlon, Ballinacarrow

Racheal Battles, Bruckless

Stasia Benton, England and Ballymote

Patricia Gilmartin, Sligo

Mary Tolan, Sligo



Frankie Fox, Tottenham, England, and late of 27 Treacy Avenue, Sligo. Peacefully. Funeral Mass at St. John Vanney Church, West Green Road, Tottenham, London on Friday, July 28th at 9.15am, followed by cremation at Enfield Crematorium. A memorial Mass will be celebrated in Sligo at a date to be announced later. All enquiries to Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 071-915-999-9 or 087-241-111-4.

Angela Curran nee Hynes, Birmingham, England and formerly of Knappagh Road, Sligo. Peacefully in England. Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Director on 071-917-111-7.

Peg Scanlon, nee Kerins, Ranaghan, Ballinacarrow, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the Abbey Haven Care Centre and Nursing Home, Boyle. Reposing at Clarke’s Funeral Home, Coolaney, this evening from 6pm with removal at 7:15pm to the Church of St Feichin and Lassara, Ballinacarrow, arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 11am. Burial afterward in St Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the Abbey Haven Care Centre, Boyle.

Racheal Battles, Ballyloughan, Bruckless.  Tragically.   Funeral mass today at 2.30pm in the Church of Saint Joseph and Saint Conal, Bruckless.  Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Stasia  Benton, (nee Rogers), of East Witterings, West Sussex, England and formerly of Emlaghfad, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Sister of Des Rogers, Ballymote. Funeral Mass at 1pm on Wednesday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote.  

Patricia Gilmartin, née Mc Daniel, Lake View House, Carraroe, Co. Sligo at North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon on Tuesday evening from 5pm until 7pm. Removal to St. John’s Church, Carraroe, arriving Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday morning at 11am. Interment afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, Sligo.  House private please.

Mary Tolan, (nee McDonagh), Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo and late of Quay Street and Teesan, Sligo. Peacefully in her 101st year in the loving care of the staff at Nazareth House, Sligo. Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel from 5.00pm on Tuesday. Removal at 6.30pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Wednesday. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to Patient Comfort Fund, Nazareth House, Sligo c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo. 

Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.