Obituaries, Tuesday, March 6th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Chris Murray, Michigan and Gurteen

Fredrick William Perry, Boyle

Rose Potter, Sligo

Marian Cahillane, Bundoran

Anna Graham, Ballintra

Sr. Dolores Gallagher, Castlebar

Anna Harvey, Mountcharles

Maureen Lawlor, Sligo

Paddy Joe Mullaney, Castlebaldwin

Paddy Brett, Tubbercurry

Brendan McGloin, Ballyshannon

Vincent McLoughlin, Sligo

Mary Gallagher, Belcoo

Mary Byrne, Donegal Town

Alice McPartlin, Blacklion

Mary Gildea, Ballybofey



Chris Murray, Dearborn Heights, Michigan, and formerly of Calterane, Gurteen, Co. Sligo.  Brother of the late Gerry and John Murray and Mary Mc Donnell.  Reposing at L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, Dearborn today.  Funeral Mass on Wednesday at the Church of the Divine Child.  Mass will be held in St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen at a later date.



Fredrick William (Fred) Perry, Carrick Road, Boyle, Roscommon.  Unexpectedly. Removal from his residence today at 1.30pm, arriving for service at 2pm in the Church of Ireland, Boyle.  Interment afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.  House private this morning please.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Croi, West of Ireland, c/o Mahon’s Funeral Directors, Boyle.



Rose Potter, 108 Seafield Avenue, Cartron Point, Sligo and formerly of Mountain Road., Tubbercurry, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home, The Square, Tubbercurry, this evening from 6pm until 7.30pm with removal to the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Tubbercurry, arriving at 8pm.  Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 11.30am with the funeral proceeding to Rhue Cemetery.



Marian Cahillane, nee Clarke, Bayview Avenue, Bundoran, formerly of Dresnagh , Castlefin, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital after a short illness. Reposing today at her late residence until 9pm. Removal from the family home on Wednesday at 10:30am to arrive at the Church Of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bundoran, for funeral mass at 11am. Internment immediately afterwards to St. Ninnidh’s Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the Solace Donegal Cancer Support Centre, c/o of Conlan & Breslin Funeral Directors, Bundoran on 087-9670448.


Anna Graham, Lisminton, Ballintra, Co Donegal.  Peacefully at Aras Mhic Shuibhne Nursing Home.  Reposing at her son Andrew’s residence, Lisminton, Ballintra today from 2pm to 10pm.  Funeral in Ballintra Methodist Church at 2pm on Wednesday followed by burial in Laghey Graveyard.  House private on the morning of the funeral.  Family flowers only please.


Sr. Dolores Gallagher, Peacefully at Cuan Chaitriona Nursing Home, Castlebar, Co Mayo. Formerly of Laghey Bar, Co. Donegal and Mercyville, Ballaghaderreen. Reposing at Ard Bhríde, Lawn Road, Castlebar today from 2.30pm until 5.30pm with removal to the Church of Our Lady Help of Christians, Swinford, Co. Mayo arriving at 6.30pm.
Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 12 noon followed by burial in the Convent of Mercy Cemetery, Swinford.



Anna Harvey (nee Keeney) Drumbeigh, Mountcharles and formerly Granhey, Fintra road, Killybegs. Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at her residence in Drumbeigh, Mountcharles. Funeral from there on Wednesday morning at 10.15am to St. Mary Of The Visitation Church  Killybegs for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 11am.



Maureen Lawlor (nee O Connor), Ard Na Veigh, Sligo, and formerly of Castletown, Glencar. Peacefully at the Mater Private, Dublin. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Wednesday evening  from 5:30pm  with removal at  7pm to  St. Osnat’s Church, Glencar   arriving at 7-45pm.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11 am on Thursday morning. Private cremation will follow. House private please. No flowers please, Donations in lieu if desired to  The  North West Hospice,   C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.




Paddy Joe Mullaney, Cloghogue, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at St John’s Community Hospital, Sligo. Reposing at St John’s Hospital Chapel on Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon in St Patrick’s Church, Ballyrush, with burial afterward in the adjoining cemetery.



Paddy Brett, Rathscanlon and Leitrim South, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home, Tubbercurry, on Wednesday from 4.30pm until 7pm with removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Moylough, arriving at 8pm.  Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 11am with the funeral proceeding to Rhue Cemetery.  Family flowers only.  Donations, if so desired, to ICU Sligo or Cancer Research c/o Coen’s Funeral Directors.


Brendan McGloin, Lisahully, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal. Unexpectedly. Further Funeral arrangements to be announced later. All enquiries to Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 087 2485819.


Vincent McLoughlin, Cummeen, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Peacefully at North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 5.30pm on Wednesday with liturgy of prayers at 7.00pm. Removal on Thursday to Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Ransboro, arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am. Burial following in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo. 




Mary Gallagher, nee McDermott, Lake View House, Belcoo, Co. Fermanagh. Peacefully at South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen. Reposing at her residence from 6pm to 10pm tonight and from 12noon to 10pm on Wednesday. Removal from her residence at 10:15am on Thursday morning to arrive at St Patrick’s Church, Holywell, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, for 11am funeral Mass. Interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House strictly private to family members only on Thursday morning.



Mary Byrne, Doonan, Donegal Town. Remains reposing at the residence of her daughter Joan McCrea, Drumgowan, Ballyshannon Road, Donegal Town, on Wednesday from 11am to 5pm with removal to St Mary’s Church, Killymard, to arrive at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Patients’ Comfort Fund, Arus Mc Suibhne Nursing Home, C/o of any family member.




Alice McPartlin, Gubaveeney, Blacklion, Co Cavan. Peacefully at her residence. Reposing at her residence today Tuesday from 4pm. Removal on Thursday evening to arrive at the Church of The Immaculate Conception, Doobally, Dowra, Co Cavan for 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 o clock followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please on Thursday from 4pm.



Mary Gildea, Meenglass, Ballybofey, Co Donegal. Peacefully at her home. Mother of Ann Bennett, Donegal Town. Reposing at her home from 2pm today, Tuesday, until 11:30am on Thursday. Funeral Mass at 12 noon in St Mary’s Church, Sessiaghoneill, Ballybofey, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Cloghan Day Care Centre.





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.