Obituaries, Friday, 13th October, 10am

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

Bernie Breslin, Barnesmore

Danny Hayes, Sligo



Canon Brian McNamara, Derrylin, and formerly parish priest of Killesher, County Fermanagh.  Requiem mass today at 12 noon in St Ninnidh’s Church, 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.  Funeral mass will take place today at 12 noon in the Church of the Sacred Heart 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, today 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.


Bernie Breslin, Townalaghan, Barnesmore. Peacefully in Galway Hospice. Further arrangements later.


Danny Hayes, “Ellwyn”, Finisklin Road, Sligo. Peacefully at his home.
Reposing at his home from 5pm to 8pm today. Removal from his home Saturday to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception to arrive for Mass of Christian burial at 12.30pm. Burial to follow in Scarden Cemetery, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to Sligo Bay life boat or S.H.O.U.T C/O Seamus Feehily & Son Funeral Directors, Pearse Road, Sligo. House private to family on Saturday morning please.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.