Obituaries, Friday, December 8th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Hughie Gillespie, Mountcharles

Sean Cawley, Riverstown

Pat O’ Hara, Sligo

John Herity, Ballinfull

Doreen Lang, Collooney

Vera Gallagher, Sligo

Anne Mullane, Rathcormack




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 tonight 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 this 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 today from 3pm to 7pm. House private at all other times. Funeral will arrive at St. Anne’s 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 today 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 today 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 4pm to 8pm today.  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.



Anne Mullane, Canatogher, Rathcormack, Co. Sligo. Peacefully in the loving care of Doctors and nurses at North West Hospice Sligo. Funeral arrangements to be announced later.


The months mind for Matthew Hugh Blain, Nazareth Village, Sligo and formerly Woodtown Lodge, Sligo, will be held tomorrow Saturday 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.