Obituaries, Saturday, March 24th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Mary Brennan, Sligo

Tom Ward, Donegal Town

Kathleen Kivlehan, Ballymote

Derek Crowley, Bruckless

Shona Gillen, Ballyshannon

Patrick Joseph Torsney, Dromahair

Noel Brennan, Sligo

Iris Henderson, Canada and Inver

Cait O’Mahony, Dublin and Carrick

Geraldine Kenny, Ballyshannon

Bernie Dunleavy, Easkey

David Dunne, Collooney





Mary Brennan nee Mulkerns. Peacefully at St.Johns Hospital, Sligo and formerly of No.42 Mountain Close, Cartron Point, Sligo. Funeral mass in St.Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan this morning at 11am, burial afterwards in Rahoon Cemetery, Galway at 3pm approx.



Tom Ward, Drumboarty, Letterbarrow, Donegal Town.  Funeral mass in the Church of the Holy Redeemer, Drimarone, today at 1pm with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.




Kathleen Kivlehan, nee Gavaghan, Belra, Lavagh, Ballymote, County Sligo. Peacefully at Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry in her 99th year. Pre-deceased by her husband Peter and son John. Mass of the Resurrection in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mullinabreena today at 12 noon followed by burial in Courtabbey cemetery.



Derek (Dixie) Crowley, Calhame, Bruckless, peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital.  Funeral mass today at 11am in the Church of Saint Joseph and Saint Conal, Bruckless.  Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please this morning.



Shona Gillen, 42 St. Benildus Avenue, Ballyshannon and formerly of Lawn Park, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.  Remains going to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyhshannon this morning for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in the Abbey cemetery. House Strictly Private At All Times Please. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to North West Hospice C/O John Magee and Sons Funeral Directors Ballyshannon.


Patrick Joseph (Josie) Torsney, (Peace Commissioner), Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. In his 92nd Year. At Sligo University Hospital. Requiem mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Dromahair at 12 noon today. Burial afterwards in Creevelea Abbey New Cemetery.


Noel Brennan, Innishfree Court, Sligo and formerly of Glenageary, Co.Dublin.  Funeral will arrive at St.John’s Church, Carraroe, Sligo today for Mass of the Resurrection at 12.30pm with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo  C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo. House Private Please.


Iris Henderson, Newfoundland, Canada and formally of Kilmacreddan, Inver, Co. Donegal. Her ashes will repose at the residence of her Brother Billy Henderson at Kilmacreddan, Inver this afternoon from 2pm until 10pm. Burial will take place on Sunday at 2pm in St. John’s Church Inver. Family flowers only please. House private on the morning of the burial please.


Cait O’Mahony, nee McBrearty, Inchicore, Dublin and formerly of Bogagh, Carrick, Co. Donegal. Wake at her home in Inchicore on Sunday from 12 noon to 9pm and funeral mass on Monday at 12 noon at the Oblates, Inchicore.



Geraldine Kenny, nee Meagher, The Abbey, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Peacefully at her residence. Reposing at John McGee and Sons Funeral Home, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon on Sunday from 3pm to 7pm. Funeral mass on Monday in St Patricks Church, Ballyshannon at 11am, burial afterwards in the Abbey Cemetery. House strictly private please at all times. Enquiries at John McGee and Sons Funeral Directors, 0719851744. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Northwest Hospice c/o John McGee or any family member.



Bernie Dunleavy, Roslea, Easkey, Co. Sligo.  Suddenly at home, reposing at his residence today.  Remains will arrive at St. James Church Easkey, on Sunday for Mass at 2pm, with burial afterwards in Roslea Cemetery, Easkey.  House private to family on Sunday please.



David Dunne, Knockmullen, Collooney, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at the Church of the Assumption, Collooney this evening from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.  Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11 am.  Burial afterwards in St Nathy’s Cemetery Collooney.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.