Obituaries, Saturday, 14th October, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Nora Visscher, Sligo and Holland

Nancy Cassidy, Belleek

Mary Henry, Foxford

Bernie Breslin, Barnesmore

Danny Hayes, Sligo

Minnie Coulter, Mountcharles




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.


Nancy Cassidy (nee Larkin), 38 Rathfort Crescent, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully. Everyone welcome to meet with the family at Ballycassidy House Funeral Home today 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).  Removal today 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. Remains reposing at her late residence from 3pm until 7pm today. Remains leaving her residence on Sunday morning at 9.45am to St Agatha’s Church, Clar, for 10.30am mass with burial immediately afterwards in adjoning cemetery. House private on Sunday morning please.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Galway Hospice


Danny Hayes, “Ellwyn”, Finisklin Road, Sligo.  Removal from his home today 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 this morning please.


Minnie Coulter, Buncronan, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal.  Her remains will be reposing at the residence of her son Bill Coulter, Buncronan, Mountcharles today from 12 noon until 10pm and Sunday from 12 noon until 10pm.  Removal from there on Monday at 1.30pm going to St. John’s Church, Inver for Service at 2pm, with burial afterwards in the adjoining Churchyard. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to Inver Church or Strabane day centre c/o Gallagher’s Funeral Home Mountcharles or any family member.  A one way system will operate at the wake, entry at the Gortward crossroads Inver and exit on the Doorin line.


A months mind mass for the late Donal Healy, Rosemount, Strandhill Road, Sligo will take place on Saturday the 21st of October at 7.30pm, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. 


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.