Obituaries, Tuesday, July 25th, 12.30pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Frankie Fox, Sligo

Stasia Benton, England and Ballymote

Patricia Gilmartin, Sligo

Mary Tolan, Sligo

Mary McGee, Belleek

Patrick Thomas Tracey, Belcoo


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.


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 this evening, Tuesday from 5pm until 7pm. Removal to St. John’s Church, Carraroe, arriving 8 pm. 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 5pm today. 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.


Mary McGee (nee O’Gorman) The Cottage, Roscor, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen. Mother of John F, Crissy Roper and Martina Maguire, Ballyshannon. Reposing at the family home today from until and Wednesday from until Requiem mass on Thursday morning at in St John the Baptist Church, Toura, followed by interment in adjoining cemetery, Family flowers only, donations if so desired to the patients comfort fund S.W.A.H., c/o Patsy McCauley, funeral director, or any family member. Family time to family and friends on Thursday morning.


Patrick Thomas Tracey known as ‘Packie’. 632 Sligo Road, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at his home. Remains will repose at the family home today, Tuesday from 2pm to 11pm and tomorrow Wednesday from 11am until 5pm. House private to family on Wednesday after 5pm. Remains will arrive in St. Patrick’s Church Holywell, Belcoo at 7.30 pm on Wednesday. Funeral Mass on Thursday 27th July 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.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.