Obituaries, Saturday, January 20th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Anna McHugh, Tuam and Glencolmcille

Christopher Higgins, Sligo

Nancy McManus, Sligo

Bridget Mc Groary, Donegal Town

Kevin Darby, Sligo

Marie Monaghan, Pettigo

Frank Lavin, Ballinacrrow 




Anna McHugh, nee Boyle, Weir Road, Tuam, County Galway, and late of Glencolmcille, County Donegal. Reposing at her home this evening until 8pm. Removal on Sunday 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.



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.  Remains reposing at her late residence today and all day Sunday.  Removal on Sunday at 6.30pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town to arrive at 7pm.  To repose overnight.  Funeral mass on Monday at 11am with burial afterwards in Killymard cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to Aras Mhic Shuibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey c/o Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Mountcharles or any family member.



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.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the North West Hospice the Mall, Sligo, c/o of Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Director, Pearse Road, Sligo



Marie Monaghan, Mill St. Pettigo, Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at The Rock Nursing Home, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.  Her remains will be reposing in the Rock Nursing Home for family members only.  Removal of remains on Sunday at 5pm to arrive at St. Mary’s Church Pettigo for 6pm.  Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am.  Burial afterwards to the adjoining cemetery.


Frank Lavin, Erdington, Birmingham, England and formerly of Ranaghan, Ballinacarrow, Co. Sligo.  Reposing at Clarkes Funeral Home Coolaney on Wednesday from 7pm until 8.30pm.  Removal on Thursday to the Church of the Assumption, Collooney for 11am funeral mass.  Burial afterwards in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Alzheimers Association or Cedar Lodge Nursing home.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.