Obituaries, Wednesday, December 20th, 10am

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

Joseph Quinn, Laghey


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


Joe McKiernan, 43 McDermott Terrace, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim and formerly of Ballinaglera, Co Leitrim. Funeral Mass this morning in St Clare’s Church, Manorhamilton at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.


Bernard Devins, Sea View Park, First Sea Road, Sligo. Peacefully. Reposing at his home from 5pm to 9pm today. 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 this evening from 5:30pm with removal at 7pm to St. John’s Church, Carraroe, arriving at 7:30pm. 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 today 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. Removal today 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. Remains reposing at the residence of her Daughter Mary Thomas Birchill, Clar, Donegal Town from 1pm today (Wednesday) until 10pm & from 1pm until 10pm on Thursday. Removal from the residence of her Daughter on Friday morning at 10:15 going via her late residence in Marian Villas for Funeral mass in St Mary’s Church Killymard at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in Clar graveyard. House private on Friday morning please.


Mary Rose Davey, Knockbrack, Keash, Ballymote. Peacefully at the Abbeyhaven Nursing Home, Boyle. Remains reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote from 5:30pm this evening with removal at 7:30pm to arrive at St Kevin’s 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 11:30am 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 this evening, from 5pm. until 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brigid’s Church, Highwood, on Thursday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in Ballindoon Cemetery. No flowers please, donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, Sligo. House private to family members please.


Joseph Quinn, Rossilly Barr, Laghey Co  Donegal. Peacefully at his home.  Funeral arrangements to be announced later.  Enquiries to Martin Gallagher funeral directors laghey.  0863547875


 Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.