Obituaries, Saturday, August 12th, 5pm

 Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Pat Foley, Sooey

Kathleen Fox, Sligo

Michael-Peter Conlon, Geevagh

Violet Judith Roycroft, Sooey

Jimmy Henderson, Donegal Town






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




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.



Michael-Peter Conlon, 1 Meadowbank, Geevagh, Co. Sligo. Retired publican. At Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at his residence on Sunday afternoon from 3pm until 6.30pm. Removal to St. Joseph’s Church, Geevagh, arriving at 7.30pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday morning at 11.30am. Interment afterwards in Corrig Cemetery.



Violet Judith Roycroft, nee Martin, Ballinakill, Sooey, Co Sligo. At Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains will repose at the residence of her daughter Hazel and son-in-law Trevor Kee, at Backleas, Stranorlar, Co Donegal, today from 5pm to 10pm. Remains will repose at the Perry Funeral Home Church View, Collooney, Co.Sligo on Monday From 12noon to 2:30pm Followed by removal to Ballysumaghan Church for Funeral Service at 3pm. Interment afterwards in the Church grounds.





Jimmy Henderson, Drumstevlin, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal.  Formerly of Inver, Co Donegal.  Aged 97.  Peacefully at Aras Mhic Shuibhne Nursing Home.  Reposing at his son David and daughter in law Dorothy’s house, Drumstevlin Donegal Town today from 6pm to 10pm and on Sunday from 2pm to 10pm.  Funeral Service in Donegal Parish Church on Monday at 1pm followed by burial in St John’s Parish Church graveyard, Inver. Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu if so desired to Donegal Parish Church and St John’s Parish Church Inver, care of any family member or George Irwin Funeral Directors, Donegal Town.  House private on the morning of the funeral please. One way system to wake in operation, entering from the Railway Cottage Drumstevlin, and exiting on the Letterbarra Road.




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


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.