Obituaries, Tuesday, August 22nd, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Albert Manoe, Laghey

Mary O’Flaherty, Sligo

Caleb Broder, Kilmactranny

Nuala Nicholson, Sligo

Rita Sweeney, Melbourne, Australia and Cranmore, Sligo

Vincent Mc Crea, Frosses

Vera Herron, Ardara



Albert Manoe, Bridge Town, Laghey, Co. Donegal.  Reposing at the Community Centre, Ballintra this evening from 5.30pm, with removal at 6.45pm going to the Church of Ireland, Ballintra, arriving at 7pm.  Funeral service on Wednesday at 2pm with burial afterwards in Drumholm graveyard.


Mary O’Flaherty, nee Feely “Maeveview House”, Scardenmore, Strandhill Road, Sligo and late of Rossinver, Co. Leitrim. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 6.30pm this evening.  Removal at 8pm to Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Ransboro arriving at 8.30pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Wednesday. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. House private please.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, Dublin c/o Sean Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Caleb Broder, Kilkere, Kilmactranny, Co. Sligo. Suddenly. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon on Wednesday evening from 8pm until 10pm. Removal to St. Thomas’s Church, Kilmactranny on Thursday afternoon for Funeral Service at 3pm. Interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery.


Nuala Nicholson, nee Mitchell, Slieve Roe, Knocknarea Road, Sligo, and formerly Wolfe Tone Street, Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Reposing at her home from 2pm to 8pm on Wednesday. Removal from her home on Thursday to arrive at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Ransboro, for Mass of Christian Burial at 1pm. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. House private to family on Thursday morning. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice, C/o Seamus Feehily and Sons Funeral Directors, Pearse Road, Sligo.



Rita Sweeney, nee Finan, Melbourne, Australia and formerly of Treacy Avenue and Cranmore, Sligo. Peacefully in Melbourne. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Sunday August 27th from 4pm to 6pm. Funeral will arrive at  Sligo Cathedral on Monday Aug 28th for Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30am with interment in Sligo Cemetery afterwards.



Vincent McCrea, Cranny Road, Frosses, Co. Donegal. At Letterkenny University Hospital. Removal from Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles today at 6.30pm going to his late residence, with rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Wednesday from 12 noon with rosary at 9pm. Removal from there on Thursday morning to the Church of the Sacred Heart Mountcharles for 10am funeral mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. A one way system will operate at the wake, entry via Frosses Village and exit on the Cranny road, Inver. House private on the morning of the funeral please.

Vera Herron, formerly McNelis, Ballymore, Teelin, and Glencoe, Ardara, Co Donegal. At Killybegs Community Hospital. Remains will repose in the hospital chapel until 6:30pm on Wednesday evening. Removal to St Columba’s Church, Carrick, at 6:30pm to arrive at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am, with burial immediately afterward in the adjoining cemetery.


A Months Mind Mass will be offered for the late Sean Gilmartin, Aughamore Near,Carraroe, Co. Sligo, in St. John’s Church, Carraroe on Thursday August 24th at 7pm.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.