Obituaries, Wednesday, March 21st, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Nora Fallon, Maugheraboy

Mary Ellen Gilmartin, Ballinfull

Norah Benson, Gurteen

Willie Fullerton, Sligo

Maurice Walker, Carney

Jimmy Clarke, Sligo




Nora Fallon (nee O Connell), Maugheraboy Estate, Sligo and formerly of Clooneen, Gurteen, Co.Sligo. Unexpectedly  at the Mater Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at her residence  tomorrow (Thursday) evening from 4pm till 9pm.  Mass of the Resurrection will take place in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, at 12 noon on Friday  with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery afterwards. House private to family on Friday morning please. Family  flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to  C.O.P.D  Group / Respiratory Unit, Sligo University Hospital,  C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.




Mary Ellen Gilmartin, St John’s Hospital Sligo and formerly Lislary, Ballinfull, Co. Sligo.  Requiem Mass in St John’s Hospital Church this 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. Mass of the Resurrection in St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen today 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.  Removal today to St. John’s Cathedral, John St., Sligo for funeral service at 2pm.  Burial to follow at Sligo Cemetery. House Private this morning. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Croi.



Maurice Walker, Cullaghmore, Carney, Co. Sligo.  Service in Lissadell, Parish Church today at 2pm with interment afterwards in the Church grounds.  House private please.



Jimmy Clarke, known as Footsie, 25 City View, Connaughton Road, Sligo. Suddenly at his home. Reposing at his home from 12 noon today. Mass of the resurrection at 11.30am on Thursday in St. John’s Hospital Chapel, Sligo. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo





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