Obituaries, Tuesday, January 9th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Anthony Walsh, Sligo

Mary Clerkin, Donegal Town

Bertie Vance, Ballyshannon

Teresa Dillon, Ballyshannon

Kathleen Fairbanks, Ballinafad

Jimmy Egan, Strandhill

Alice Duncan, Ballyshannon

Ron Matthews, Killybegs

Beatrice Gallagher, Drumkeerin








Anthony Walsh, Riverside, Sligo. Unexpectedly at his home.  Reposing at his home, from 5pm to 8pm today. Removal from his home on Wednesday to St Anne’s Church, Sligo to arrive for Mass of Christian Burial at 1pm. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, c/o Seamus Feehily and Son, funeral directors, Pearse Road, Sligo


Mary Clerkin, 5 Drumcliffe, Donegal Town.  At Aras MicSuibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey.  Removal from the nursing home on Wednesday at 11am.  Reposing at her residence at Drumcliffe, Donegal town from 2pm until 10pm on Wednesday.  Removal on Thursday at 10.20am for 11am funeral mass in St Mary’s Church, Killymard, followed by burial afterwards in St Agatha’s cemetery, Clar.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Aras MicSuibhne nursing home patients comfort fund, c/o Jackie Carron funeral director.


Bertie Vance, Carricknahorna, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal at Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal town. Removal to St. Ann’s Church today at 1.30pm for 2pm funeral service.  House private please. All enquires to John McGee on 0719851744


Teresa Dillon, nee Gallagher, 1 Gortnamona Drive, Foxrock, Dublin at Ferndee Nursing Home, Blackrock, Dublin. Sister of Danny Gallagher, Donegal Town, Vincent Gallagher, Ballyhshannon. Sister of Mary and Kathleen Gallagher, Higginstown, Ballyshannon. Funeral mass in Foxrock Church in Dublin on Wednesday at 10am. Removal to St Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon at approximately 4pm for burial. House private please. Enquiries to McGee’s Funeral Home, Ballyshannon, 071 98 51744.


Kathleen Fairbanks (nee Ingram), Culsheramore, Ballinafad, Boyle, Co. Sligo, Peacefully at her home. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Enquiries to Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, Phone 071/9159999. House private please.


James (Jimmy) Egan, White Cottage, Culleenduff, Strandhill, Co. Sligo and formerly of Kyle, Borris-in-Ossory, Co.Laois. Suddenly and peacefully at his residence. Reposing at his residence today from 2:30pm to 4:30pm.  House private please at all other times. Funeral will arrive at St.Patrick’s Church, Strandhill on Wednesday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon.  Interment afterwards in St.Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Rd, Sligo. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to SHOUT, C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Alice Duncan, 11 High Fields, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Peacefully at the Shiel Hospital, Ballyshannon. Reposing at her late residence today Tuesday from 12 noon until 10pm with remains going to St Patricks Church Ballyshannon on Wednesday morning for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in the Abbey Cemetery.


Ron Matthews, Riverdale Heights, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at his residence from 12.30pm. today Tuesday with removal on Thursday morning at 10.30am to St. Mary’s Church Killybegs for 11am funeral mass. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 11am both nights.


Beatrice Gallagher, nee McMorrow, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim. peacefully at the Royal Hospital, Donnybrook, Dublin. Reposing at the residence of her daughter Marian Ward in Shankill, Co.Dublin on today Tuesday from 5.00pm until 10.00pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday in St Brigids Church, Drumkeerin at 2.00pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family Flowers only, please.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.