Obituaries, Tuesday, December 19th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Albert Kyles, Killybegs

Joe McKiernan, Manorhamilton

Bernard Devins, Sligo

Eileen Kelly, Sligo

Mary Waters, Ballintogher

Eileen Fowley, Dromahair

Margaret “Peggy” Hegarty, Donegal Town

Mary Rose Davey, Ballymote

Gerard Downes, Sligo

Joseph Gray, Riverstown



Albert Kyles, Meentullynagarn, Killybegs, Co. Donegal.  Suddenly in Dublin. Reposing at his residence today with removal on Wednesday to Lakelands Crematorium in Cavan for 2pm.


Joe McKiernan, 43 McDermott Terrace, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim and formerly of Ballinaglera, Co Leitrim.  Peacefully at his home.  Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton this evening until 6.30pm with removal to St Clare’s Church, Manorhamilton arriving at 7pm.  Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining Cemetery.


Bernard Devins, Sea View Park, First Sea Road, Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Reposing at his home from 5pm to 9pm on Wednesday. Removal from his home on Thursday to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception to arrive for Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30am. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery



Eileen Kelly, (nee McGahen), The Sycamores, Cairns Hill, Sligo and formerly of Belfast. Peacefully at Mowlam Healthcare. Reposing at The Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Wednesday evening from 5:30pm with removal at 7pm to St. John’s Church, Carraroe, arriving at 7:30pm. Funeral Mass of The Resurrection on Thursday morning at 11am with funeral proceeding to St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, afterwards. Family flowers only please, Donations in lieu if desired to Mowlam Healthcare Patient Comfort Fund, C/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors.



Mary Waters, nee Kerrigan, Tample House, Ballintogher, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Removal to St Therese’s Church, Ballintogher on Wednesday arriving at 7pm. Funeral mass on Thursday at 11:30am. Followed by burial in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. House strictly private at all times please. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the Jerome McKiernan family room Oncology Unit, Sligo University Hospital or Northwest Hospice c/o Seamus Reynolds and Sons or any family member.  Further enquiries to Seamus Reynolds Funeral Director on 086-807-8027.



Eileen Fowley, (nee Gilhooley), Main Street, Dromahair. Reposing at the residence of her son, Joe, and daughter-in-law Olive, Carrowcrin, Dromahair, today until 9pm. Removal on Wednesday to St Mary’s Church, Killenummery, Dromahair, for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Creevelea Abbey. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Irish Cancer Care Society or North West Hospice, Sligo.



Margaret “Peggy” Hegarty, 17 Marian Villas, Donegal Town peacefully at home. Further arrangements later.



Mary Rose Davey, Knockbrack, Keash, Ballymote. Peacefully at the Abbeyhaven Nursing Home, Boyle. Remains reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote from 5:30pm on Wesnesday with removal at 7:30pm to arrive at St Kevins Church, Keash at 8pm. Funeral mass on Thursday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Knockbrack cemetery.



Gerard Downes, St. Patrick’s Terrace, Sligo. Unexpectedly at his home. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill Sligo from 6pm on Thursday with Liturgy of Prayer at 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial in the Nazareth House Chapel at 1130am on Friday. Burial to follow in Sligo cemetery.



Josie (Joseph) Gray,  Ballindoon, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. At the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon on Wednesday evening, from 5.00 p.m. until 8.00 p.m.. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brigid’s Church, Highwood, on Thursday at 12noon. Interment afterwards in Ballindoon Cemetery. No flowers please, donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, Sligo. House private to family members please.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.