Obituaries, Tuesday, December 26th, 8:30am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Michael Smyth, Dowra

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

Jessica McHugh, Portnoo

Una Connolly, Ballymote




Michael Smyth, Derrintovey, Dowra, County Leitrim, at Our Lady’s Hospital, Manorhamilton. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel this 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.


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 today, 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 today. 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 today 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, today 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.


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, today 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.


Patricia Langan, nee Morrison, Seaview Park, Strandhill Road, Sligo, and formerly of Doorly Park, Sligo. Reposing at The Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard on Thursday evening from 5.30pm with removal at 7pm to St. Anne`s Church, Sligo, arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral mass on Friday morning at 11am with funeral proceeding afterwards to Sligo cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Cregg House, c/o The Foley & McGowan Funeral Home.


Jessica Mc Hugh, Summy ,Portnoo. Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Beloved daughter of Peter and Louise McHugh. Remains will be reposing at her home this morning from 12pm until 11pm with rosary at 10 pm. House private this evening and on Wedensday morning. Funeral from her home  on Wednesday afternoon at 12.30 to St Conal’s Church,  Kilclooney for 1pm funeral mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetary. Family flowers only please, donations to The Paediatric Ward, Letterkenny University Hospital, c/o any family member.There will be a shuttle bus in operation to the wake house from the school car park in Summy.


Una Connoly (nee Price), Carrownanty, Ballymote, Co.Sligo. Peacefully at the Community Nursing Unit, Ballymote, in her 99th year. Retired teacher of the V.E.C. Remains will arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, on Wednesday for funeral Mass at 10am. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery. House private please.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.