Obituaries, Sunday, January 14th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Danny Kane, Ballyshannon
Howard Higgins, Dromahair
Gerard Keaney, Ballymote
Celine Wyse, Donegal Town
Hugh Kelly, Rosnowlagh
Mary Gallagher, Aclare
Michael Desmond Hand, Manorhamilton




Danny Kane, Adamstown Road, Castletowngoghan, Co. Westmeath and formally of Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Reposing at his daughter, Sharon and son in law Jerry Corcran’s residence at Adamstown Road today from 1pm until 5pm and reposing at John McGee Funeral Home from 8.30pm. Remains going to St. Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon on Monday for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Enquiries to McGee Funeral Home on 071 98 51744.




Howard Higgins, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim and formally Sligo Town. Unexpectedly. Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo, from 10.30am to 11.45am on Monday. Mass of Christian Burial in Nazareth House Chapel at 12 noon on Monday with burial to follow in Sligo Cemetrey. Family flowers only please, donation in lieu if desired to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust, c/o Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Director, Pearse Road, Sligo


Gerard (Gerry) Keaney, Camross, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at St. Johns Hospital Sligo. Remains will repose at the Perry Funeral Home, Ballymote, today from 5pm to 6.30pm, followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote to arrive at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Monday at 10am. Burial afterwards in St. Columbas Cemetery.


Celine Wyse (Nee McGeever), Rosindubh, Townalarragh, Donegal Town and formerly Towneygorm, Inver. Peacefully at Aras Mhic Suibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole. Remains leaving Aras Mhic Suibhne Nursing home today at 6pm going to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles to arrive at 7pm to repose overnight. Funeral mass on Monday at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Aras Mhic Suibhne Nursing Home patients comfort fund.


Hugh Kelly, Boat Gap, Rosnowlagh, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Cremation private. Memorial service at 12noon on Wednesday in St. Brigid’s Church, Ballintra. Burial of cremains will follow in the family plot. House private please.


Mary Gallagher, nee Bradley, Aclare, Co.Sligo. Remains reposing in the Brennan funeral home, Kilmactigue, on Monday from 5pm until 8pm. Remains to arrive in The Church of the Holy Rosary, Kilmactigue on Tuesday for requiem mass at 12noon with the funeral afterwards to Kilmactigue cemetery.




Michael Desmond Hand, known as Desi, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim and late of Old Ballinderry, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. Peacefully following a short illness at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton on Monday from 3pm, concluding with evening prayers at 4.30pm. Reposing at Gilsenan’s Funeral Home, Mullingar on Tuesday from 5pm followed by removal to the Cathedral of Christ the King arriving at 6.30pm. Funeral mass on Wednesday at 10am followed by burial in Ballyglass Cemetery.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.