Obituaries, Saturday, March 31st, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Mary Ellen Corr, Glengormley

Anna McGowan, Castlerea

Roger Gillen, Grange

Jim Cunningham, Carrick

Michael Keon, Glenties

Bernard (Ben) Malachy Gallagher, Bruckless

Chris Henry, Boyle

Francis Coyle, Garrison




Mary Ellen (Helen) Corr, 7 Elmfield Park, Glengormley.  Remains will leave the residence today at 11.15am for funeral service in St Mary’s Chapel Drumragh at 12 noon. Burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery.


Anna McGowan (née Galvin), No. 4, Ard Di Hide, Church Road, Castlerea, Roscommon and formerly of Ruan, Co. Clare. Peacefully at Mayo University Hospital after a short illness. Reposing at the residence of her son Kieran, Williamstown Road, Castlerea from 4pm on Sunday evening with removal at 7.30pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Castlerea. Removal on Monday morning at 10.30am to the Church of Our Lady of The Rosary, Culfadda arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Knockbrack Cemetery.


Roger Gillen, “Dernish view”, Streedagh, Grange, Co Sligo. Remains reposing at his home from 3pm to 9pm today. Removal on Sunday to the church of Mary Immaculate Grange to arrive for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in Rathcormack cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to the North West Hospice Sligo.


Jim Cunningham, Main Street, Carrick. At Killybegs Community Hospital. Remains reposing at his daughter Margaret’s home in Carrick until Sunday morning.  Removal to St. Columba’s Church Carrick for 11am Funeral Mass on Sunday. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House Private to family each night from 10:30pm until 11am and on the morning of the funeral. Family flowers only. Donations to Killybegs Community Hospital.


Michael Keon, Retired Garda, Stonepark, Glenties and formerly Kilclooney, Portnoo. His remains will repose at his home in Stonepark, Glenties.  Removal from there on Sunday to St.Connells Church Glenties for requiem mass at 1pm, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family time from 11pm until 11am and on the day of the funeral. Family flowers only donations in lieu if desired to the Glenties day care centre. C/O James McGuinness & Sons funeral directors Glenties.


Bernard (Ben) Malachy Gallagher, Darney, Bruckless, peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital.  Remains reposing today at his late residence from 3pm to 8pm.   Funeral mass on Easter Sunday at 11 am in the Church of Saint Joseph and Saint Conal, Bruckless, Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.   House private please on the morning of the funeral.



Chris Henry, Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.  At Sligo University Hospital. Peacefully after a short illness.  Remains reposing at St. Michaels Church, Cootehall this Easter Sunday from 4pm to 8pm.  Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am with burial in Ard Carane Cemetery.



Francis Coyle, 6 Devenish Park, Garrison Co. Fermanagh and formerly of Laughill Belleek, at the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen.  Remains will repose on Easter Sunday at the Sheil Hospital Mortuary, Ballyshannon from 3pm to 6pm and remains will arrive in Mary Queen of Peace Church, Garrison, on Monday for 11am Funeral Mass followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Ward 2 of the S.W.A.H. Enniskillen c/o any family member or Peter Carty Funeral Director Garrison .House private please




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