Obituaries, Thursday, August 3rd, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Jack Armstrong, Sligo

Pauline O Donnell, Belleek

John Leonard, Grange

Patrick Burns, Keash

Peggy Kerr, Bundoran

Angela McGowan, Riverstown

Angela Curran, Sligo

Margaret Rowley, Donegal Town

Patrick Kilcullen, Sligo

Bridie McGrath, Boyle


Jack Armstrong, London and formerly of Riverside, Sligo. Brother of Francis Armstrong Riverside, Sligo and Della Fallon, Calry, Co Sligo. Memorial Mass will take place in St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Friday at 10am with Interment of Ashes afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Enquiries to Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo on 071-9162140.


Pauline O Donnell, nee McArdle, 1 Ferdon Glen, Commons Road, Belleek Co. Fermanagh. A memorial Mass will be celebrated in St Anne’s Church, Sligo, on Monday at 10am.


John Leonard, Aughagad, Grange, Co Sligo. Peacefully surrounded by his family. Remains reposing at his home today until 9pm. Removal to the Church of Mary Immaculate Grange on Friday to arrive for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Ahamlish cemetery. House private on Friday morning please.


Patrick Burns, Knockalough, Keash, Ballymote. Peacefully at his residence. Remains reposing at the residence of his son Padraig and daughter-in-law Agnes today with removal at 7pm to arrive at St. Kevin’s Church, Keash at 8pm. Funeral mass on Friday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Knockbrack cemetery.


Peggy Kerr, Bridget’s Terrace, Eastend, Bundoran. Suddenly at her residence. Remains reposing today until 9pm and tomorrow Friday from 12noon to 9pm. Removal on Saturday to the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea at 11:30am to arrive for 12 o’clock Mass of the Resurrection with burial afterwards to Finner Cemetery, Bundoran. Family flowers only. Donations to RNLI, Bundoran, C/o Conlan and Breslin Funeral Directors, Bundoran, 071 98 41397. Family time only on Saturday morning please.


Angela McGowan, Rathmulpatrick, Gleann, Riverstown, Co Sligo. Peacefully after a short illness at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Sligo Hospital Mortuary today until 6:15pm with removal afterwards to St Patrick’s Church, Ballyrush arriving at 7 o clock. Funeral Mass will take place tomorrow Friday at 12 noon, followed by burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Angela Curran nee Hynes, Birmingham, England and formerly of Knappagh Road, Sligo. Private cremation in England. Mass on the 8th of August in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo at 11:30am followed by burial of ashes in Sligo cemetery.


Margaret Rowley (nee McGlinchey), Corveen, Donegal Town, wife of the late John Rowley. Peacefully in Castlebar University Hospital. Remains reposing in the Chapel of Rest, Donegal Hospital, from 5pm until 7pm on Friday and then removal to St Agatha’s Church, Clar, for 7:30pm. Funeral Mass in St Agatha’s Church, Clar, at 11am on Saturday, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Patrick (Pat) Kilcullen, 229 Cartron Point, Sligo, and formerly of Derk, Dromard, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Former teaching staff at Colaiste Muire, Ballymote. Reposing at his residence on Sunday from 2pm until 8pm. Funeral will arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, on Monday for funeral mass at 12 noon with funeral proceeding afterwards to St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, C/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors. House private on Monday morning please.



Bridie McGrath (nee Simpson), Killaraght, Boyle, Co Sligo, and late of Belragh, Elphin, Co Roscommon. Peacefully at the Galway Clinic. Reposing at the family home on Friday from 5pm to 9pm. Removal on Saturday morning to St Attracta’s Church, Killaraght for requiem mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Killaraght Cemetery. House private on Saturday morning please.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.