Obituaries, Thursday, December 7th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Rose Ellie Evans, Grange

Briege McDevitt, Kilcar

Hugh Harley, Mountcharles

Johnny Gethins, Ballisodare

Breege O’Donnell, Sligo

Hughie Gillespie, Mountcharles


Rose Ellie Evans, (nee Hoey), Luton, England, Formerly of Moneygold, Grange, Co. Sligo. Wife of Owen Evans, sister of Paddy and Mattie Hoey, Moneygold, Seamus, Cliffoney, Dominic, Bundoran. Sister of Maureen, Delia and Josie, Luton.  Reposing at Neville’s Funeral Parlour, Luton. Removal on Wednesday Dec 13th to the Holy Family Church, Marsh Farm, for Funeral Mass. Burial in Stopsley, Luton. A Mass in Memory of Rose Ellie will be offered in The Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange, Co. Sligo, this evening at 8pm.



Briege McDevitt, Drimnafinaqle (PRON: DRUM-NA-FIN-A-GIL), Kilcar. Removal from her residence this morning at 11:30am for funeral mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.


Hugh Harley, Edrim Glebe, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. At Aras Mhic Shuibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey. Remains reposing at his late residence . Removal from there on this morning to St. Mary’s Church, Killymard for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in local cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to the Bluestack Foundation Centre, Donegal Town, c/o Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Mountcharles, or any family member.


Johnny Gethins, Stella Maris, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. Reposing in Saint Mary’s Oratory, Ballisodare, this evening from 5.30pm with removal at 7pm to Saint Brigid’s Church, Corhownagh arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Friday morning at 11am, followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. House strictly private please.


Breege O’Donnell, nee Conway. Garavogue Villas, Sligo. Peacefully At Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel from 5pm this evening with removal at 7pm to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo to arrive at 7:30pm approximately. Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30am on Friday. Burial to follow in Sligo cemetery. House strictly private please.


Hughie Gillespie, Drumcoe, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal at Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains will be reposing at Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles today from 2pm with removal at 3.30pm going to his late residence. Removal from there on Saturday morning to the Church of the Sacred Heart Mountcharles for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. No flowers please, donations in lieu if so desired to the oncology ward at Letterkenny University Hospital c/o Gallagher’s Funeral Home Mountcharles or any family member. Rosary both nights at 9pm.


The months mind for Matthew Hugh Blain, Nazareth Village, Sligo and formerly Woodtown Lodge, Sligo, will be held on Saturday 9th December at 12 noon in the Nazareth Nursing Home oratory. Burial of ashes will take place afterwards in Sligo cemetery.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.