Obituaries, Friday, August 11th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Martin Carr, Drumcliffe

Mae Flynn, Ballyfarnon

Rita Sweeney, Sligo

Agatha McElgunn, Enniskillen

Michael Garrett, Sligo

Sr Mary Gilbride, Sligo

Tommy Hunt, Bunninaden

Pat Foley, Sooey

Kathleen Greene, Blacklion

Kathleen Fox, Sligo



Martin Carr, Coolbeg, Drumcliffe, Co.Sligo and formerly of Langan Drive, Sligo. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church Sligo, this 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 this morning please.



Mae (Winifred Mary) Flynn, formerly Mc Dermott, née Furey, Corrigeenboy, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home. Removal to St. Joseph’s Church, Geevagh this 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.



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. Funeral mass in Holy Cross Church, Lisnakea this morning at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Michael Garrett, Orchard Lane, Strandhill Road, Sligo and formerly of Rakestreet, Crossmolina, Co. Mayo. Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon today 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. Mass of the Resurrection in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo today at 3pm, with burial afterwards in the Ursuline Convent Cemetery, Finisklin, Sligo.


Tommy Hunt, Ballyfahy, Bunnanadden, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at The Community Nursing Unit Ballymote. Remains will repose at the Nursing Unit this evening from 5pm to 6:30pm, followed by removal (via Ballyfahy) to the Church of The Sacred Heart, Bunnanadden 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 on 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.


Kathleen Greene (nee Drumm) Main Street, Blacklion, Co Cavan. Peacefully at Our Lady’s Hospital, Manorhamilton. Remains will repose at her home today from 1pm until 9pm. House private to family at all other times. Removal on Saturday to arrive at St Patrick’s Church,  Killinagh, Blacklion for 12 noon funeral mass, burial afterwards in Killinagh cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to Our Lady’s Hospital patients comfort fund c/o Thomas Quinn Funeral Director or any family member.




Kathleen Fox, nee Thomas, Treacy Avenue, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo, on Sunday from 6pm with removal at 8pm to Sligo Cathedral arriving at 8:30pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Monday at 11:30am with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery afterward.  House private please.



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.



A Months mind Mass for the late Pearse Gilligan, Carrowkeel, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo will be celebrated at 7.30pm on Saturday August 12th in St. John’s Church, Carraroe, Sligo.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.