Obituaries, Friday, January 19th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Denis Feely, Belleek

Fr. Desmond O’Connor, Kiltegan, Co. Wicklow

Sean Callaghan, Donegal town

Tommy Ward, Geevagh

Elizabeth Lily Wyatt, Donegal Town

Peggy Scott, Belcoo

Anna McHugh, Tuam and Glencolmcille

Paddy Doherty, Letterkenny

Christopher Higgins, Sligo






Denis Feely, 25 Rockfield Gardens, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Remains will repose at his home all day today. House private to family on Saturday. Remains will arrive in St. Patrick’s Church Belleek on Saturday for 11am Funeral Mass followed by interment in St. John the Baptist Cemetery Toura. Family flowers only,donations in lieu if desired to the Renal Department Omagh Hospital c/o Peter Carty Funeral Director Garrison or any family member.


Fr. Desmond O’Connor, St. Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan, Co. Wicklow. In Morristown Hospital, New Jersey, USA after a brief illness. Predeceased by his parents, Bridie and Tommy, late of Wolfe Tone St. Sligo. Reposing at St Patrick’s, Kiltegan, today, with removal to St Patrick’s Chapel at 5:30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon followed by burial in the Society Cemetery. Month’s Mind Memorial Mass in The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, at 1.30pm on Saturday, 17th of February.


Sean Callaghan, Finabanes, Donegal Town. Peacefully at University College Hospital, Galway. Remains reposing at his late residence in Finabanes until 10pm today. Remains leaving his residence on Saturday morning at 10:30 for 11am mass in St Agatha’s Church, Clar with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Family time on the morning of the funeral. Family flower only donations if so desired to Donegal Community Hospital Patient Comfort Fund C/O any family member or R. Faulkner Funeral Undertaker.


Tommy Ward, Ballycullen, Geevagh, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon today until 6.45pm. Removal to St. Joseph’s Church, Geevagh arriving 7.15pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 11am. Interment in Corrig Cemetery.


Elizabeth Lily Wyatt, Drumgornan, Ballydevitt, Donegal Town. Remains reposing at the family home today until 5pm. Removal from the family home at 6.30 pm to St Mary’s Church Killymard for 7 pm. House private for removal. Funeral mass on Saturday at 11 am with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired to Donegal Hospice in care of any family member. One-way system in operation from old Ballydevitt school. Exit at Orbeg to Killymard.


Peggy Scott, Cavanmore, Holywell, Belcoo. Remains reposing at her residence. Remains will leave her home at 11am on Saturday to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Holywell, Belcoo for 11:30am funeral mass. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Anna McHugh, nee Boyle, Weir Road, Tuam, County Galway, and late of Glencolmcille, County Donegal. Reposing at her home on Saturday evening from 5-8pm. Removal on Sunday afternoon to the Cathedral of the Assumption, Tuam, for requiem mass at 12.30pm. Funeral afterwards in Tuam Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Tuam Cancer Care.


Paddy Doherty, Upper Dromore, Letterkenny. At University Hospital Galway. Father of Isobel Heraghty, Breaghwy, Ballinful, Co. Sligo.  Remains reposing at his late residence. Funeral from there on Saturday at 12.15pm going to the Church of the Irish Martyrs for 1pm Funeral Mass.  Interment afterwards to Conwal Cemetery, Letterkenny.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Galway c/o any family member.


Christopher (Chris) Higgins, MPSI Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill and formerly Circular road and Higgins Pharmacy Teeling Street, Sligo. In his 98th Year. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel Church Hill, Sligo from 4:30pm on Sunday with removal at 6:45pm to St Anne’s Church Sligo to arrive at 7:30pm. Mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Monday. Burial to follow in Sligo cemetery.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.