Obituaries, Sunday, February 18th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Leo Devins, England and Rathcormac

Brian Litster, Sligo

Barney McGlashin, New York and Frosses

Matthew Murphy, Donegal Town

Maureen McGowan, Sligo

Sean Diver, Killybegs

Frances Sullivan, Dromore West

Keith Clarke, Ballintra

Owen Carr, Ballymote

Conal O’Donnell, Killybegs







Leo Devins, 17c Douglas Avenue, Watford, England and formerly of Canatogher, Rathcormac, Co. Sligo. In England.  Brother of the Late Michael and Pat Devins.  Reposing at Mc Gloin’s Funeral Home, Chapel Road, Cliffoney today with removal at 5.30pm to St Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, arriving at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 11am with burial afterwards in Drumcliff Cemetery.



Brian Litster, ‘Kincraig’, Millbrook, Ballincar, Sligo, peacefully at home. Funeral service at 2pm on Tuesday in the Church of Ireland, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo. Burial follows in Rathcormac New Cemetery, Co. Sligo. Family home private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund c/o Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Barney McGlashin, Brooklyn, New York, and formerly of Frosses, Co.Donegal.  Wake being held at Costa Memorial Home, 170 Central Ave, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey today from 7-9 pm.  Funeral Mass on Monday at 11am at Corpus Christi Church, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.



Matthew Murphy, 45 The Glebe, Donegal Town and formerly of Drogheda Co. Louth.  Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital.  Father of Maureen, Neal Meencally, Donegal Town.  Reposing at his home today until 10pm.  Removal on Monday morning for 11am funeral mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town with interment afterwards in St. Columba Church Cemetery, Carrick, Co. Donegal.  House private on Monday morning please.  All enquiries to John McGowan Funeral Directors 087 270 6699



Maureen McGowan, (Nee Gilgan), Devins Drive, Sligo and formerly Seafield, Knocknahur, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital, in her 90th year.  Funeral to arrive at the Star of the Sea Church, Ransboro, for Mass of Christian burial at 11am Monday.  Burial to follow in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, c/o Seamus Feehily & Son Funeral Directors, Pearse Road, Sligo.



Sean Diver, Meentullynagarn, Killybegs, Co. Donegal.  Remains arriving at St. Mary’s Church, Kilybegs on Monday for 7pm.  Funeral mass on Tuesday at 11am, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.  House private please.



Frances Sullivan, Dromore West, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Ard Na Greine Nursing Home, Enniscrone.  Mother of Carolyn Lennon.  Reposing at Sweeneys Funeral Home today from 7pm with removal at 8pm to Kilmacshalgan Church, Dromore West.  Service on Monday at 2pm with committal afterwards in Churchill Cemetery.  Family Flowers only, donations if desired to MS Sligo.  House private please.




Keith Clarke, Lignanornig, Ballintra, Co. Donegal.  Tragically.  Family home at Lignanornig will be open today from 3pm.  Keith’s remains will repose there on Monday from 7pm until 12 midnight.  Removal on Tuesday at 1.15pm for funeral service in the Church of Ireland, Ballintra at 2pm.  Burial afterwards in Drumhome graveyard.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Diabetic Society c/o any family member.  Please note that a one way traffic system will operate to the wake house.  Entry from the community centre in Ballintra via Ballydermot and exiting via Rockhill.




Owen Carr, Late of Killavil, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Remains will repose at The Perry Funeral Home, Ballymote today from 5pm to 7pm, with removal to St. Patricks Church, Gurteen, to arrive at 7.30pm.  Mass of the Resurrection on Monday at 12 Noon.  Burial afterwards in Gurteen Cemetery.  Family flowers only please.



Conal O’Donnell, Conlin Road, Killybegs, Co. Donegal.  Remains reposing at his sister Margaret Murphy’s residence, Castlecommon from 6.30pm today.  Removal from there on Tuesday at 12.40pm to St.Mary’s Church, Killybegs for requiem mass at 1pm.  Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 10am both nights.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.