Obituaries, Monday, January 22nd, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Nancy McManus, Sligo

Frank Lavin, Ballinacarrow

Tommy Maguire, Enniskillen

Philip Maguire, Ballinode

Kay Murray, Ballymote

Alexander McGourty, Calry

Liz McGowan, Kinlough

Desiree Henry, Sligo

Pauline Torsney, Sligo

Sr. Margaret Ann Rooney, England and Ballintrillick




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.



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.



Tommy Maguire, Rahallan, Letterbreen, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh.  Remains reposing at his residence with removal today at 6.30pm to St Joseph’s Church, Mullaghdun, arriving at 7pm.  Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am with burial in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Marie Curie c/o any family member or Conway Funeral Directors, Belcoo.



Philip Maguire, Dromkilty House, Ballinode.  Peacefully after a short illness at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at the family home in Ballinode until 8pm this evening. Mass of the Resurrection on Tuesday at 12pm in St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan.  Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo



Kay Murray (nee Malone) 18 Castleburn, Ballymote, Co. Sligo and formerly 44 Wolfe Tone Street, Sligo. After a short illness at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at her home on Tuesday from 4pm to 8pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo arriving for Funeral Mass at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the Stroke Unit, Sligo University Hospital.



Alex (Alexander) McGourty, Loughanelton, Calry, Co. Sligo. Unexpectedly in Ecuador. Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Directors on 071-917-1117.



Liz McGowan, Laughta, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at her late residence this evening with removal on Wednesday morning at 10:30am to arrive at St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Aidan’s Cemetery, Kinlough. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired to Sligo Hospital Oncology Unit Trust (SHOUT), C/o of Donal Breslin at Breslin Funeral Directors. House private.



Desiree Henry, Greenfort Estate, Sligo. At Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo, on Friday from 5:30pm with removal at 6:30pm to St John’s Church, Carraroe, arriving for 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Saturday followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan at 2:30pm approx..



Pauline Torsney (nee O’Connor), Temple St, Sligo. Peacefully at The North West Hospice. Reposing at the Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday from 5pm with removal at  6:30pm to  Sligo Cathedral arriving at 7pm.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30 am on Friday with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to  The  Avalon Centre, C/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors.



Sr. Margaret Ann (Peggy) Rooney, sister of La Sagesse. In Romsey, England, formerly of Ballintrillick & Cregg House Sligo. Sister of Teresa Hamilton (Dromahair); Mary McGarraghy (Springfield); Paddy Rooney (Coolbeg) & the late Michael Rooney (Hazelwood). Reposing at St. Joseph’s Church, Romsey on Wednesday at 5pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 2pm followed by internment at Woodley Cemetery, Romsey, England.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.