Obituaries, Thursday, August 10th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Jim Howley, Ballisodare

Martin Carr, Drumcliffe

Mae Flynn, Ballyfarnon

Michael Melia, Carrick-on-Shannon

Rita Sweeney, Sligo

Agatha McElgunn, Enniskillen

Michael Garrett, Sligo

Sr Mary Gilbride, Sligo

Tommy Hunt, Bunninaden

Pat Foley, Sooey



Jim Howley, Leeds, UK, and formerly of 5 Silverhill, Ballisodare, Sligo. Funeral mass will take place in St. Anne’s Cathedral, Great George Street, Leeds, today with the funeral proceeding afterwards to Lawnswood Crematorium, Otley Road, Leeds, arriving at 2.20pm. Enquires to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on 071 91-62-140.



Martin Carr, Coolbeg, Drumcliffe, Co.Sligo and formerly of Langan Drive, Sligo. Suddenly at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at his residence in Coolbeg today until 10pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church Sligo, on Friday morning for funeral mass at 11am, with funeral proceeding afterwards to Lakelands crematorium, Cavan arriving at 3pm approx. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, to a charity of your choice c/o The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo. House private on Friday morning please.



Mae (Winifred Mary) Flynn, formerly Mc Dermott, née Furey, Corrigeenboy, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon this evening from 6pm until 8pm. Removal to St. Joseph’s Church, Geevagh on Friday morning for Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30am. Interment afterwards in Kilmactranny Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice c/o any family member or directly to Hospice. House private please.



Michael Melia, St Patrick’s Park, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Leamonish, Foxfield. Suddenly at home. Removal today at 12 noon to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan followed by Cremation at 2:30pm. No flowers please. Donations in lieu to the Irish Heart Foundation.



Rita Sweeney (nee Finan), Melbourne, Australia and formerly of Treacy Avenue and Cranmore, Sligo. Peacefully In Melbourne. Further funeral arrangements to be announced later. Enquiries to Foley and Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo on 071-91-62-140.


Agatha McElgunn, nee McManus, Lower Main Street, Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh. Peacefully in the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen. Reposing at her late residence from this afternoon until removal this evening at 6:30pm to arrive at Holy Cross Church, Lisnakea for 7pm. Funeral mass on Friday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Michael Garrett, Orchard Lane, Strandhill Road, Sligo and formerly of Rakestreet, Crossmolina, Co. Mayo. Reposing at his home at Orchard Lane from 3pm to 8pm today.  Home private to family at all other times. Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon on Friday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Cancer Care West c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Mary Gilbride, Ursuline Sister. Peacefully at the Ursuline Convent, Temple St, Sligo, and formerly of Barnadearg, Grange, Co Sligo. Remains reposing at Nazareth House Chapel today from 3.30pm to 6.30pm. Removal at 6.30pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, to arrive at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Friday at 3pm, with burial afterwards in the Ursuline Convent Cemetery, Finisklin, Sligo.



Tommy Hunt, Ballyfahy, Bunnandden, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at The Community Nursing Unit Ballymote. Remains will repose at the Nursing Unit on Friday evening from 5pm to 6:30pm. Followed by removal (Via Ballyfahy) to The Church of The Sacred Heart, Bunnanaden to arrive at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday Morning at 10:30am Burial afterwards in Cloonameehan Cemetery.

Pat Foley, Liseveeney, Sooey, Co. Sligo. Suddenly at his residence. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo this Saturday evening from 4pm to 7pm. Remains will arrive at the Church of the Assumption Sooey on Sunday for 11am funeral mass. Burial afterwards in Ballinakil cemetery.



A month’s mind Mass for the late Jack Reynolds, Rosehill, Sligo and late of Crossmolina, Co. Mayo will be celebrated at 10.30am on Saturday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.