Obituaries, Wednesday, August 23rd, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Caleb Broder, Kilmactranny

Nuala Nicholson, Sligo

Rita Sweeney, Melbourne, Australia and Cranmore, Sligo

Vincent Mc Crea, Frosses

Vera Herron, Carrick Upper

James McDermott, Kinlough

Annie Gilroy, Moneygold

Gerald Francis McGinley, Letterbreen

Willie Rose, Inver

James Leydon, Coolaney



Caleb Broder, Kilkere, Kilmactranny, Co. Sligo. Suddenly. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon this 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 today. 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 from 4pm to 6pm. Funeral will arrive at Sligo Cathedral on Monday 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. Reposing in his late residence today 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, Carrick Upper, Co Donegal, formerly McNelis, Ballymore, Teelin. At Killybegs Community Hospital. Remains will repose in the hospital chapel until 6:30pm this 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.



James McDermott, Moy Road, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Suddenly at his residence. Father of Yvonne James, Aughamore, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Remains reposing at his late residence until Friday at 12 noon with removal to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, for 2pm committal service. House private please. Family flowers only. Donations to St. Luke’s Hospital, Rathgar, Dublin, C/o Gilmartins Undertakers.



Annie Gilroy (nee Byrne), Moneygold Post Office, Grange, Co Sligo, formerly of Tully, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully in Summerville Health Care, Strandhill. Reposing at Mc Gloin’s Funeral Home, Chapel Road, Cliffoney, on Friday evening from 5pm with removal at 7.15pm to arrive at The Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange at 8pm. Funeral Mass at 11am on Saturday with burial afterwards in Ahamlish Cemetery. House Private Please



Gerald Francis McGinley, 11 Corryglass, Clonaveel, Letterbreen, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, and formerly of Carrick Road, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, and McNean Farm Eggs and McGinley Haulage. Reposing at his home in Letterbreen from 6pm today. Removal to St Patrick’s Church, Holywell, Belcoo, for 11am funeral Mass on Friday. Burial after in adjoining cemetery. Family time on Friday morning please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Cancer Connect Northern Ireland and the Renal Dialysis Unit c/o Damien McGovern Funeral Directors Derrygonnelly.



Willie Rose, Keelogs, Inver, Co. Donegal. Suddenly at Letterkenny University Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. Enquiries to Gallagher’s Funeral Home Mountcharles on 087-678-1000.



James Leydon, Knockadoo, Coolaney, Co. Sligo and Acocks Green, Birmingham. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Clarke’s Funeral Home Coolaney on Friday evening from 6pm to 7:30pm with removal to the Church of the Sacred Heart and St. Joseph, Rockfield arriving at 8pm. Funeral mass on Saturday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Rockfield 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 at 7pm.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.