Obituaries, Thursday, December 7th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Rose Ellie Evans, Grange

Johnny Gethins, Ballisodare

Breege O’Donnell, Sligo

Hughie Gillespie, Mountcharles

Sean Cawley, Riverstown

Pat (Patricia) O’ Hara, Sligo

John Herity, Ballinfull

Doreen Lang, Collooney

Vera Gallagher, Sligo



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.



Johnny Gethins, Stella Maris, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. Reposing in Saint Mary’s Oratory, Ballisodare, this evening 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. Reposing at 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.



Sean Cawley, Carnagark, Riverstown Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Ard Na Greine nursing Home Enniscrone Co. Sligo. Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote on Friday evening from 6pm until 8pm. Funeral Mass will take place in the Church of the Sacred Heart Riverstown on Saturday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in St.Patrick’s cemetery Gurteen, Co.Sligo.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association Smithfield Dublin 7.

Pat (Patricia) O’ Hara (Nee Clancy ), Green Road, Cairns Hill, Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Reposing at her home Friday from 3pm to 7pm. House private at all other times.   Funeral will arrive  at St.Annes Church Sligo on Saturday morning  for  Mass of the Resurrection at 11am  . Burial  in Sligo Cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only please , Donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice and The Irish Cancer Society C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.



John Herity  Breaghwy, Ballinfull, Co Sligo. Remains reposing at McGloins funeral home Cliffoney on Friday from 5.30pm to 7pm. Removal at 7pm to the Church of Mary Immaculate Grange to arrive for 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11am with burial afterwards in Ahamlish cemetery.


Doreen Lang, (nee O’Grady)  Boyle Road, Collooney, Co. Sligo. Reposing at her residence on Friday afternoon from 4pm to 8pm, removal on Saturday Morning to the Church of the Assumption Collooney, arriving for 11 o’clock Funeral Mass, followed by burial in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. House private to family on Saturday morning please.


Vera Gallagher, (nee Cleary), 7 Oakfield Road, Sligo, Peacefully following a short illness at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the family home at 7 Oakfield Road, Sligo from 4.00pm to 8.00pm on Friday.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Saturday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Home private to family on Saturday morning.



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.