Obituaries, Wednesday, November 8th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


John Larkin, Ballyshannon

Patricia McCrea, Ballyshannon

Ann Brogan, Donegal town

Una Gallagher, Donegal Town

Scott Fredericks, also known as Frederick Wehrly, Arklow and Sligo

Margaret Babs Golden, Ballymote

John Joseph Gallagher, Ballinamore

Matthew Blain, Sligo

Kathleen Kelly, Dromahair

Brendan Keown, Belleek




John Larkin, 22 Assaroe View, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Unexpectedly at his late residence. Reposing at the family home today until 10pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 1pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon, with internment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired to the Motor Neurone Association of Ireland, c/o Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon, or any family member. House private to family on the morning of the funeral, please.


Patricia McCrea, known as Patty, Abbeylands, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at her residence.  Reposing at the family home today from 3pm to 5pm with house private at all other times please. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 11am in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon, with internment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery.  Donations in lieu if so desired to the North West Hospice, the Mall Sligo, C/O Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors Ballyshannon or any family member


Ann Brogan, Drummenny, Donegal Town and Drumcondra, Dublin. At St Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown, Dublin.  According to her wishes Ann’s body has been donated to medical science.  A memorial mass will take place on Thursday at 11am in St Agatha’s Church, Clar. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Solace Cancer Care, Donegal Town, c/o any family member.


Una Gallagher, Drumcliffe, Donegal Town, peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital.  Remains reposing at her late residence until 10pm today.  Remains will leave her residence on Thursday morning at 10:30am for 11am Mass in St Mary’s Church, Killymard, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Thursday morning please. Family flowers only, donations if so desired to the Patient Comfort Fund, Donegal Community Hospital, C/o Faulkner Funeral Director or any family member.


Scott Fredericks, also known as Frederick Wehrly, Arklow and Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at the residence of his brother Tony, Culleenduff,  Strandhill, Sligo, today from 4pm to 9pm. Mass of the Resurrection in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, on Thursday at 11:30am with burial afterward in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.


Margaret Babs Golden, nee Scanlon, Carrigans Upper, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the Community Nursing Unit, Ballymote.  Remains reposing at the Nursing Unit today from 5pm to 6:30pm, followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote to arrive at 7pm. Funeral mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired to the Patient Comfort Fund, Ballymote Nursing Unit.


John Joseph (Jackie) Gallagher, Church St., Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim and formerly Glenade, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Oakview Nursing Home, Belturbet. Reposing at his home today from 3pm to 10pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore followed by burial in Oughteragh Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, in lieu, if desired to The Parkinson’s Association of Ireland, c/o Smith’s Funeral Directors.


Matthew Hugh Blain, Nazareth Village Sligo and formerly Woodtown Lodge, Sligo. (Late staff of the ESB) Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel from 5:30pm to 7pm on Thursday. Mass of Christian burial at 11am on Friday in the Nazareth House Chapel. Cremation to follow in Lakelands Crematorium Cavan at approximately 2:30pm.


Kathleen Kelly nee McMorrow, Greaghnafarna, Dromahair. Peacefully at St. Phelim’s Nursing Home, Dromahair.  Reposing at her home from 4pm to 9pm on Thursday. Funeral mass on Friday at 2.30pm in St. Mary’s Church Killenummery. Burial afterwards in Carrowcrin cemetery. House private on the morning of the funeral.



Brendan Keown, late of New York and Corry, Belleek Co. Fermanagh.  Remains are reposing at the residence of his sister Patricia McGuinness, Whiteisland Road, Belleek.  Family and friends are welcome from 6pm this evening.  Remains will arrive in St. Marys Church Cashelard on Friday for 11am Funeral Mass followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. All enquiries to Peter Carty Funeral Director Garrison.



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