Obituaries, Saturday, January 20th, 10am

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

Nancy McManus, Sligo

Bridget Mc Groary, Donegal Town

Kevin Darby, Sligo






Denis Feely, 25 Rockfield Gardens, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Remains will repose at his home. House private to family today.  Remains will arrive in St. Patrick’s Church Belleek today 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. Funeral Mass in St Patrick’s Chapel , Kiltegan today 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 leaving his residence this morning at 10:30 for 11am mass in St Agatha’s Church, Clar with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Family time this morning. 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. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, Geevagh today at 11am. Interment in Corrig Cemetery.


Elizabeth Lily Wyatt, Drumgornan, Ballydevitt, Donegal Town. Funeral mass in St Mary’s Church Killymard today 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.


Peggy Scott, Cavanmore, Holywell, Belcoo. Remains reposing at her residence. Remains will leave her home at 11am today 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 this 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 today 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.



Nancy McManus, (nee O’Sullivan), Breeogue Cottage, Knocknahur, Sligo and late of Dublin and New York.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo.  Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 2pm to 3pm on Wednesday.  Private cremation follows in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan.  Donations in lieu of flowers if desired to the North West Hospice Sligo patient comfort fund c/o Sean Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Bridget Mc Groary, Old Golf Course Road, Donegal Town.  At Aras Mhic Shuibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey.  Funeral arrangements to be announced later, enquiries to Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Mountcharles on 0876781000.



Kevin Darby, Lord Edward Street, Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice.  Funeral service at 2pm on Monday in Calry Parish Church, The Mall.  Private cremation to follow, enquiries to Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Directors on 071 9171117.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.