Obituaries, Tuesday, January 16th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Hugh Kelly, Rossnowlagh

Michael Desmond Hand, Manorhamilton

Norah Byrne, Sligo

Frank Lavin, Ballinacarrow

Tess Feely, Tullaghan

Joe McManus, Enniscrone

Mary Montaque, Belleek



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


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 Gilsenan’s Funeral Home, Mullingar today 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.


Norah (Nonie) Byrne, nee Dunne, Doorly Park, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo  today from 5:30pm to 7pm. Funeral will arrive at  St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Wednesday for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery.  House Strictly Private.


Frank Lavin, Erdinggton, Birmingham, formerly of Ranaghan, Ballinacarrow, Co Sligo. Funeral arrangements later.


Tess Feely, Uragh, Tullaghan, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at her home. Reposing at her home today until 10pm. Arriving at St. Aidan’s Church, Kinlough on Wednesday morning for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Aidan’s Cemetery, Kinlough. House private on the morning of funeral please.


Joe McManus, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo and formerly of Lavey, Co. Cavan, (Ex Garda Sergeant). Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Wednesday evening from 4pm with removal at 7pm to The Church Of Our Lady Assumed Into Heaven, Enniscrone arriving at 7.30 pm. Requiem mass on Thursday at 12pm with burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kilglass. Donations if desired to North West Hospice, Sligo c/o McGowan’s funeral directors.


Mary Montaque, formerly Cassidy (nee McCabe), 11 Rockfield Park, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at the South West Acute Hospital in Enniskillen. Reposing at the family home today until 10pm and on Wednesday from 11am until Rosary at 10pm. Mass of the Resurrection in Saint Patrick’s Church, Belleek on Thursday morning at 11am followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers. Donations in lieu if so desired to the Marie Curie Nurses, c/o Patsy McCauley Funeral Director. Family time on Thursday morning please.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.