Obituaries, Monday, March 19th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Nora Fallon, Maugheraboy

Michael Horan Jnr, Donegal Town

Mary Ellen Gilmartin, Ballinfull

Norah Benson Gurteen

Willie Fullerton, Sligo

Maurice Walker, Carney



Nora Fallon (nee O’Connell), Maugheraboy Estate, Sligo. Unexpectedly at The Mater Hospital, Dublin. Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo on 071-9162140.



Michael Horan, Jnr., son of Michael and Mary Horan, Drimark, Donegal Town. At St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin. Remains reposing at the family home today until 10pm.  Removal on Tuesday morning at 10:30am to St Mary’s Church, Killymard for 11am funeral Mass.  Burial immediately afterward in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Tuesday morning please.



Mary Ellen Gilmartin, St John’s Hospital Sligo and formerly Lislary, Ballinfull, Co. Sligo.  Remains reposing at St John’s Hospital Church on Tuesday from 5.30pm with Liturgy of Prayers at 7pm.  Requiem Mass in St John’s Hospital Church on Wednesday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in Carrigans Cemetery.



Norah Benson, née Mc Donagh, Mount Irwin, Gurteen, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Ballymote Nursing Unit, in her 94th year. Reposing at Ballymote Nursing Unit on Tuesday from 5:30pm until 7pm. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen, arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Mount Irwin Cemetery. Donations, if desired, to Ballymote Nursing Unit, C/O O’Dowd Funeral Directors, Gurteen.



Willie Fullerton, St Joseph’s Terrace, Sligo and formerly Mullagh, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully.  Reposing at the residence of his daughter Suzanne and son-in-law, Conor McGale, Ballintogher, Co. Sligo, Tuesday from 3pm to 9pm.  House private thereafter.  Removal on Wednesday to St. Johns Cathedral, John St. Sligo for funeral service at 2pm.  Burial to follow at Sligo Cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations if desired to Croi.



Maurice Walker, Cullaghmore, Carney, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at St. John’s Hospital, Sligo.  Reposing at the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Tuesday evening from 5pm with removal at 6.15pm to Lissadell, Parish Church, arriving at 7pm.  Service on Wednesday at 2pm with interment afterwards in the Church grounds.  House private please.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.