Obituaries, Thursday, December 21st, 10am


Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Bernard Devins, Sligo

Eileen Kelly, Sligo

Mary Waters, Ballintogher

Margaret “Peggy” Hegarty, Donegal Town

Mary Rose Davey, Ballymote

Gerard Downes, Sligo

Joseph Gray, Riverstown

Joseph Quinn, Laghey


Bernard Devins, Sea View Park, First Sea Road, Sligo. Removal from his home this morning to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Sligo 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. Mass of the Resurrection this morning in St. John’s Church, Carraroe 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. Funeral mass this morning in St Therese’s Church, Ballintogher 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 the Northwest Hospice c/o Seamus Reynolds and Sons or any family member.



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 until 10pm today. Removal from the residence of her daughter Mary Thomas, Birchill, Clar on Friday at 10:15am going via her late residence in Marian Villas for Funeral mass in St Mary’s Church Killymard at 11am. Burial immediately afterwards in Clar graveyard. House private on Friday morning please.



Mary Rose Davey, Knockbrack, Keash, Ballymote.  Funeral mass in St Kevin’s Church, Keash today 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 this evening 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. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brigid’s Church, Highwood, today 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.  Reposing at his residence today from 12 noon until 10pm and again on Friday from 12 noon until 10pm. Remains leaving the family home at 10.30am on Saturday for 11am funeral mass in St. Bridget’s Church Ballintra Co Donegal with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House strictly private on Saturday morning for family please.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to St. Vincent. De Paul care of any family member or Martin Gallagher funeral directors, Laghey.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.