Obituaries, Thursday, January 25th, 7am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Frank Lavin, Ballinacarrow

Alexander McGourty, Calry

Desiree Henry, Sligo

Pauline Torsney, Sligo

Sr. Margaret Ann Rooney, England and Ballintrillick

Margaret Daly, Arigna

Vera Smyth, Drumkeerin

Tom Carroll, Glencar

Margaret Devenney, Manorhamilton

Thomas Joe McDonagh, Riverstown

Annie McConnell, Letterbreen,

Sinon Callinan, Limerick

Ena Maguire, Glenfarne

Betty Eager, Portumna and Manorhamilton

Adrienne Barrett, Mayfield, Co. Cork






Frank Lavin, Erdington, Birmingham, England and formerly of Ranaghan, Ballinacarrow, Co. Sligo.  Removal this morning 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.




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.






Desiree Henry, Greenfort Estate, Sligo. 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. Reposing at the Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo this evening from 5pm with removal at 6:30pm to Sligo Cathedral arriving at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30am 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 and Cregg House Sligo. Sister of Teresa Hamilton (Dromahair); Mary McGarraghy (Springfield); Paddy Rooney (Coolbeg) and the late Michael Rooney (Hazelwood). Requiem Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, Romsey at 2pm today followed by internment at Woodley Cemetery, Romsey, England.


Margaret Daly (née Daly), Glen, Arigna, Carrick-on Shannon, Co. Sligo. Mass of Christian Burial this morning in the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Glen at 11.30am. Interment afterwards in Arigna Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to Sligo Palliative Home Care Team.



Vera Smyth, nee Gilmartin, Áras Bhride, Drumkeerin and formerly of Tarmon and Sheena, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim. Reposing at Áras Bhride today from 5pm until 7pm followed by removal to St Patrick’s Church, Tarmon arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11am. Burial afterwards in Curraghs Cemetery. Family Flowers only, please. Donations in lieu to Áras Bhride Patients Comfort Fund.


Tom Carroll, Largandoon, Glencar, Co Leitrim. Removal this morning to St Colmcille’s Church Rathcormac to arrive for 11.30am Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu to North West Hospice Sligo.


Margaret Devenney, 80 Hillside Cresent, Manorhamilton and formerly Munakill, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. Funeral mass today in St Clare’s Church, Manorhamilton at 1pm with burial afterwards in Kilmakerill cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers to the oncology ward at Sligo University Hospital. House private please.




Thomas Joe McDonagh, Rusheen, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. Funeral arriving at The Church of the Sacred Heart, Riverstown this morning for funeral Mass at 11:30am. Burial afterwards in Ballinakill Cemetery.




Annie McConnell, Corryglass, Letterbreen, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, late of Carrickfad, Fivemilebourne, Co Sligo. Reposing at her residence until removal on Friday to Mullaghdun Parish Church for Service at 12:30pm. Burial afterwards in Dromahair Parish Churchyard at approx. 3pm. Family flowers only. Donations to Mullaghdun Parish Church, C/o Dessie Coalter, Letterbreen.





Sinon Callinan, Caherdavin, Limerick, and formerly of Labasheeda. Father of Marie Ryan, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Reposing this evening at Milford Hospice Mortuary, Limerick, from 5pm with removal at 7pm to the Church of Christ the King, Caherdavin. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11:30am with burial afterward in Kilofin Cemetery.




Ena Maguire, (nee Gunning) Stranagress, Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, and late of Ballymoe/Oxford. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton on Friday evening from 4pm to 6.30 pm with removal to St Mary’s Church, Glenfarne, arriving at 7pm. Funeral mass on Saturday at 11.00am followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. House private please and family flowers only.



Betty Eager, nee Hayes, 11 Forest Glade, Portumna, Co. Galway. Formerly of Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim and originally from Ballinakill, Loughrea, Co. Galway. Reposing at St. Mary’s funeral Home, Woodford, Co. Galway today from 5pm with prayers at 7pm. Private cremation to follow. Funeral mass on Saturday at 12 noon in St. Joseph’s Church, Ballinakill, Loughrea followed by Interment of Ashes in Abbey cemetery. Family flowers only by request, donations if desired to North West Hospice.



Adrienne Barrett, Silver Heights Road, Mayfield, Co. Cork. Peacefully at Harbour lights nursing home, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. Sister of Pauline Cashman, Keelogs, Inver. Remains will be reposing at Gallagher’s Funeral Home,Station Road, Mountcharles this evening from 5pm with removal at 6pm to arrive at St. Nauls Church Ardaghey for 6.30pm. Funeral mass on Friday at 10am followed by private cremation afterwards.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.