Obituaries, Thursday, January 11th, 8am

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

Michael Gilfedder, Belleek

Jackie John Colm Cunningham, Carrick







Mary Clerkin, 5 Drumcliffe, Donegal Town.  At Aras MicSuibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey. Removal this morning 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 today. Removal at 1pm 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 this morning at 10.30am to St. Mary’s Church, Killybegs for 11am funeral mass. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery.


Ted Brennan, Park Road,Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim and formerly of Lisserdrea, Boyle, Co Roscommon, peacefully at his home. Remains reposing at his home on Friday from 5pm to 8pm. Removal to St Clares Church, Manorhamilton on Saturday to arrive for 1pm funeral mass with burial afterwards in Diffreen Cemetery, Glencar. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers to Our Lady’s Hospital Patient Comfort Fund, Manorhamilton.


Lena Bohan, nee Lydon, 1 Lynndale, Magheraboy, Sligo and formerly Tuam, Co. Galway.  Peacefully at her residence. Mass of Christian Burial in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo this morning 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 this  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 this evening with removal at 7pm to Saint Patrick’s Church, Calry. Mass of Christian Burial at 11am on 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.


Michael Gilfedder (Known as Mickey) 5 Davog drive, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at Southwest Acute Hospital Enniskillen. Reposing at the family home on today from 11am until 10pm and on Friday from 11am until 10pm. Mass of the Resurrection in Saint Patrick’s Church Belleek on Saturday at 11am followed by Interment in Saint Michael’s new cemetery Mullleek. No Flowers Please. Donations in Lieu if so desired to the Marie Curie Nurses c/o Patsy McCauley Funeral Director Belleek. Family & Friends only on Saturday Morning please.


Jackie John Colm Cunningham, England, formerly of Carrick.  Wake at the home of his sister Pauline Mohan, Calhame, Bruckless on Friday   from 1 pm to 11 pm.  Funeral mass on Saturday at 1 pm at the Church of Saint Joseph and Saint Conal, Bruckless with burial of ashes afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


 Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.