Obituaries, Wednesday, January 10th, 5:30pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Mary Clerkin, Donegal Town

Kathleen Fairbanks, Ballinafad

Ron Matthews, Killybegs

Ted Brennan, Manorhamilton

Lena Bohan, Maugheraboy

Betty Tonry, Ballymote

Pat Joe Leonard, Belcoo

Patricia Sweeney, Calry






Mary Clerkin, 5 Drumcliffe, Donegal Town.  At Aras MicSuibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey.  Reposing at her residence at Drumcliffe, Donegal town until 10pm today.  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.



Kathleen Fairbanks (nee Ingram), Culsheramore, Ballinafad, Boyle, Co. Sligo, Peacefully at her home. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 11.30am on Thursday. Removal at 1pm on Thursday to Aughanagh Parish Church, arriving for Funeral Service at 2pm. Burial follows in the adjoining Churchyard. House private please.



Ron Matthews, Riverdale Heights, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at his residence 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.




Ted Brennan, Park Road, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, and formerly of Lisserdrea, Boyle, Co Roscommon. Peacefully at his home. Funeral arrangements to be  announced later. House private please.



Lena Bohan, nee Lydon, 1 Lynndale, Magheraboy, Sligo and formerly Tuam, Co. Galway.  Peacefully at her residence. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Sligo, today from 5pm until 7.30pm followed by removal to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, arriving at 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 11.30am. Burial to follow in Scarden Cemetery. House private, please.


Betty Tonry nee Finn, 58 Marren Park, Ballymote, Co Sligo at Sligo University Hospital. Remains will repose at the Community Nursing Unit, Ballymote on Thursday evening from 4:30pm to 6:30pm followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception Ballymote to arrive at 7pm. Funeral mass on Friday at 11 o clock, burial afterwards in St Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote.


Pat Joe Leonard, Aughoo, Belcoo Co. Fermanagh. At the South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen in his 98th year. Remains will arrive from his residence to St Joseph’s Church Cashel on Saturday for 11am Funeral Mass followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. House private please.


Patricia Sweeney, (nee Gormley), Loughanelton, Calry, Co. Sligo
Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel from 5pm Thursday with removal at 7pm to Saint Patrick’s Church, Calry. Mass of Christian burial at 11am Friday followed by burial in Clougher cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice C/O Seamus Feehily & Son, funeral directors, Pearse Road, Sligo.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.