Obituaries, Tuesday, December 12th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Maureen Cavanagh, Easkey

Mary Ellen Maguire, Blacklion

John Joseph McCarrick, Ballisodare

David Brennan, Donegal Town

Gretta Freeburn, Belleek

Patricia McMorrow, Sligo

John Lyons, Sligo

Patricia Page, Bundoran

Dessie Hayden, Monasteraden

Patrick McGovern, Glangevlin

Brigid Kilfeather, Sligo

Anne McDyre, Glenties

John Brandt, Drumkeerin

Annie Nealis, Bunninadden

Gabriel Miney, Manorhamilton



Maureen Cavanagh, (nee Hastings), Bollingbrook Drive, Ballina Road, Swinford, Co. Mayo and formerly of Lankill, Liscarney, Westport and Easkey, Co. Sligo. Mass this morning in the Church of Our Lady Help of Christians, Swinford, at 11am with funeral proceeding to Rosslea Cemetery, Easkey, via Enniscrone and Finod.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired Croi


Mary Ellen Maguire, Toam, Blacklion, formally Killykeeghan, Marn Bank, Co. Fermanagh.  In her 102nd year. Funeral mass in St. Lasir’s Church, Wheathill, Co.  Fermanagh at 11am this morning, followed by burial in Killesher Cemetery, Co. Fermanagh.


John Joseph McCarrick, Bushy Park, Ballisodare and late of Connolly Street, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his residence in Bushy Park today from 5pm until 8pm with removal on Wednesday morning to Saint Brigid’s Church, Corhownagh, arriving for 11am Funeral Mass, followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Palliative Care, Sligo University Hospital, C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors, Ballisodare.  House private to family on Wednesday morning please.


David “Dave” Brennan, Ballydevitt, Donegal Town.  Peacefully at his home.  Originally from Claremorris. Funeral mass in St Mary’s Church, Killymard this morning at 11am, with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery.


Gretta Freeburn (nee Maguire) Rockfield Park, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Reposing at the Sheil Hospital Mortuary this morning from 9am until 10.15am with removal to Saint Joseph’s Church, the Rock, Ballyshannon for 11am Mass of the Resurrection followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. House strictly private at all times.


Patricia McMorrow, (nee Coggins), Cummeens, Strandhill Road, Sligo and formerly Lavally, Ballintogher.  Peacefully at St John’s Hospital.  Reposing at St. John’s Hospital Chapel from 5pm this evening, with removal at 6.30pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, to arrive at 7pm.  Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30am on Wednesday, burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.  House private please.


John Lyons, Cleveragh Drive, Sligo.  Peacefully at his home.  Reposing at his home today  from 3pm to 7:30pm. Funeral will arrive at St Anne’s Church , Sligo on Wednesday morning for Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30am with burial in Sligo Cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, C/o  Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo


Patricia Page, Ocean View, the Promenade, Bundoran, Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo.  Remains reposing at her brother Norman’s residence today until 6.30pm with remains going to the Church of Our Lady Star of The Sea for 7pm.  Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am with burial proceeding to St. Ninnidh’s Cemetery, Bundoran.


Dessie Hayden, St. Jude’s, Shroofe, Monasteraden.  Peacefully in Sligo University Hospital.  Remains will repose in The Sharkey Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen on Wednesday from 4pm until 7pm.  Removal on Thursday morning to St. Aidan’s Church, Monasteraden,  arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon, followed by interment in Kilcolman Cemetery.  Family flowers only, please. Donation if desired to the Stroke Unit at University Hospital, Sligo c/o Sharkey Funeral Directors


Patrick McGovern (Paddy Eddie) Derrylahan, Glangevlin, Co. Cavan. Peacefully at the McAuley Residence, Derrylahan, Glangevlin. Remains reposing at the McAuley Residence  until 3pm today. House private afterwards. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Killinagh, Blacklion for 7pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am with burial afterwards to Killinagh Cemetery. Family flowers only. All donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, c/o Vincent McGovern, Funeral Director.


Brigid Kilfeather (nee McHugh), Jinks Avenue, Sligo. Funeral to arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo for Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30am this morning. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.


Anne McDyre, Maas, Glenties. Peacefully at her residence. Remains reposing at her late residence. Removal from there this morning, going to St. Conall’s Church, Glenties for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Medical 2, Letterkenny University Hospital, c/o any family member or Patrick Kennedy Funeral Director, Glenties. Family time please from 11pm to 10am.


John Brandt, Drumduffy, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim. Unexpectedly at Sligo University Hospital Reposing at Fowleys Funeral Home, Dromahair on Wednesday from 5.00pm until 6.20pm followed by removal to St Brigids Church, Creevelea, arriving at 7.00pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11.00am. Burial to follow in Killargue new cemetery. House strictly private, please


Annie Nealis, (nee Hunt) of Gormley Villas, Bunninadden, and formerly of Moyrush, Achonry and Collooney, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the Community Nursing Unit, Ballymote. Remains will repose at the Community Nursing Unit this evening from 7pm to 8pm. Remains will arrive at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bunninadden on Wednesday for funeral mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Cloonameehan Cemetery.


Gabriel Miney, Amorset, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Our Lady’s Hospital, Manorhamilton. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. House strictly private please.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.