Obituaries, Thursday, 12th October, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:







Canon Brian McNamara, Derrylin

Nora Visscher, Sligo and Holland

Mary McGowan, Riverstown

Nancy Cassidy, Belleek

Mary Henry, Foxford



Canon Brian McNamara, Derrylin, and formerly parish priest of Killesher, County Fermanagh. Removal from his home at Main Street, Derrylin, this evening to arrive for 7pm at St Ninnidh’s Church, Derrylin. Requiem mass on Friday at 12 noon in Derrylin followed by burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Killesher.


Nora Visscher, nee Ford, Groningen, Holland, and formerly of 27 St. Anne’s Terrace, Sligo. Sister of Martin and Eric Ford, Sligo; Joseph, Patrick and Owen, UK; and Breedge, Holland. Funeral will take place in Holland on Monday.


Mary McGowan, Knocknacross, Riverstown, County Sligo. Peacefully at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle. Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote, today from until 7pm with removal afterwards to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Riverstown, arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral mass will take place on Friday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Townagh Cemetery. House private please.


Nancy Cassidy (nee Larkin), 38 Rathfort Crescent, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully. Everyone welcome to meet with the family at Ballycassidy House Funeral Home on Saturday between 1.30pm and 2.15pm., followed by cremation at Lakeland Crematorium, Cavan, at 3.30pm. Enquires to Patsy McCauley Funeral Director, Belleek, on 077 032 10437.


Mary Henry, née Tansey, Nephin View Manor, Foxford, Co. Mayo and Celbridge, Co. Kildare (formerly of Gurteen, Co. Sligo). Peacefully at the Mater Hospital, Dublin.  Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home, The Square, Tubbercurry, on Friday from 5pm until 8pm.  Removal on Saturday to St’ Patrick’s Church, Gurteen, arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 1pm.  Funeral will proceed to Doocastle Cemetery.  Family flowers only. Donations, if so desired, to The Irish Heart Foundation or Cancer Research, c/o Coen’s Funeral Directors, Tubbercurry.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.