Obituaries, Sunday, December 24th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Michael Smyth, Dowra

Mary Dickson, Castlegal

Elizabeth McHugh, Bundoran

Kathleen Buckley, Strandhill Road

Roddy Feeney, Drumcliffe

Anne Jones, Bornacoola

Alice Brennan, Pennsylvania and Killargue

Patricia Langan, Sligo

Mary Frances Merrick, Riverstown


Michael Smyth, Derrintovey, Dowra, County Leitrim, at Our Lady’s Hospital, Manorhamilton. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel on Tuesday morning from 11am until 12 noon, followed by removal to St Colmcille’s Church, Newbridge, arriving for funeral mass at 1pm. Burial to follow in Newbridge Old Cemetery.


Mary (Mae) Dickson, Tawley, Castlegal, County Sligo. At St. John’s Hospital, Sligo. Reposing at McGloin’s Funeral Home, Chapel Road, Cliffoney, today from 5.30pm until 8pm. Arriving at St. Aidan’s Church, Kinlough, for 11am funeral mass on Christmas morning. Burial afterwards in Finner Cemetery, Bundoran. House private please.


Elizabeth (Bessie) McHugh, late of Elesmere Court, Bundoran; Abbeylands, Ballyshannon; and originally from Omagh, County Tyrone. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Remains reposing at the Shiel Hospital mortuary, Ballyshannon, from 5:30pm to 6:45pm on Tuesday, with removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon, for 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 11am, with burial in the Abbey Cemetery, Ballyshannon. Donations to North West Hospice care of Conlon & Breslin Funeral Directors, Bundoran.


Kathleen Buckley, nee Dodd, Strandhill Road, Sligo, peacefully at Mowlam Healthcare, Sligo. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, from 5.30pm on Tuesday. Removal at 6.30pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, arriving at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Wednesday. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road. House private please.


Roddy Feeney, Castletown, Drumcliffe, County Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Remains reposing at his home on Tuesday from 12 noon to 10pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, to arrive for requiem mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Drumcliffe Cemetery. House private on Wednesday morning please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the North West Hospice or the oncology unit at Sligo University Hospital.


Anne Jones, Cloonagher, Bornacoola, County Leitrim, and formerly of ‘Longford Lodge’, Darney Heights, Bruckless, County Donegal, peacefully at the residence of her nephew, David Jones, in her 96th year. Remains reposing at the residence of her nephew, Cloonagher, Bornacoola, on Tuesday from 2-10pm with remains to arrive at St. Paul’s Church of Ireland, Newtownforbes, County Longford, on Wednesday for funeral service at 1.30pm. Burial afterwards to the adjoining churchyard.


Alice Brennan, nee McTernan, Pennsylvania, USA, and formerly of Mullaghmore, Killargue, Dromahair, County Leitrim. Sister of Maureen McGurrin, Larkfield, Killargue; Joe McTernan, Mullaghmore, Killargue; Michael McTernan, Carrowkeel, Ballisodare; Ann O’Rourke, Kilcossy, Dromahair; and Breege Coggins, Rathcormac, Sligo. Requiem mass in St. Bridget’s Church, Killargue, on Wednesday at 7pm. Alice will be interred in Pennsylvania on December 27.


Patricia Langan, nee Morrison, Seaview Park, Strandhill Road, Sligo, and formerly of Doorly Park, Sligo. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Enquires to the Foley & McGowan funeral home on 071-9162140.


Mary Frances (Francie) Merrick, nee Brennan, Knockanarrow, Riverstown, County Sligo. Remains reposing at the residence of her daughter Margaret and son-in-law Peter Coleman, Knockanarrow, on Tuesday from 1-8pm. Removal on Wednesday to the Church of the Assumption, Sooey, for funeral mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Sooey. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to Monsignor Young Unit, St. Patrick’s Hospital, Carrick-On-Shannon, County Leitrim..


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.