Obituaries, Monday, January 22nd, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Christopher Higgins, Sligo

Nancy McManus, Sligo

Bridget Mc Groary, Donegal Town

Kevin Darby, Sligo

Marie Monaghan, Pettigo

Frank Lavin, Ballinacarrow

Tommy Maguire, Enniskillen

Philip Maguire, Ballinode

Kay Murray, Ballymote





Christopher (Chris) Higgins, MPSI Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill and formerly Circular road and Higgins Pharmacy Teeling Street, Sligo. In his 98th Year. Mass of Christian Burial at 11am today in St Anne’s Church Sligo. 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.  Funeral mass today at 11am in St. Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town 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 today 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.  Requiem Mass today at 11am in St. Mary’s Church, Pettigo.  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.


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 liue 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 from 4pm to 8pm on today. 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 Wolf 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.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.