Obituaries, Monday, April 2nd, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Margaret O’Brien, Drumkeerin

Kathleen Rooney, Glenade,

Val Wynne, Ballyshannon

Christopher John Gallagher, Sligo

Sr. Anne Kennedy, Ballymote

Pat McGriskin, Kiltyclogher

Martin Doherty, Ballina

Alan Butterfield, Ballisodare

Sadie Canavan, Riverstown





Margaret O’Brien, nee McHugh, 2 Cois na Trá, Garryboe, Castlemartyr, Co.Cork and formerly of Glassdrummond, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim. Sister of John McHugh, Kathleen McTernan, Sligo and Lisha Simpson (England).  Reposing at Egans Funeral Home, Greencloyne, Youghal, Co. Cork on Tuesday evening from 7.30pm with prayers at 8.00pm.  Removal on Wednesday to St.Brigids Church, Drumkeerin, arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 10.30am. Burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery.



Kathleen Rooney, (nee Gorevan), Stracklerin, Glenade, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at her family home today until 8pm.  Removal to the Church of the Annunciation, Mullies to arrive for Funeral Mass at 12 noon on Tuesday with burial in the adjoining Cemetery.  House private on the morning of the funeral please. Family flowers only.



Val Wynne, 2 Erne Street, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal and Ballybay, Co. Monaghan.  At St. James Hospital, Dublin.  Funeral arrangements to follow, enquiries to John McGee and Sons, Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 071 98 51744.



Christopher John Gallagher, Enfield, Middlesex, England and formerly of Mounttown, Drumnacool, Sligo.  Husband of the late Mary (nee Benson), Sooey, Co Sligo.  Remains will be arriving in St Joseph’s Church, Geevagh on Wednesday at 9pm.  Funeral mass will take place on Thursday at 11am with burial afterwards in Corrig cemetery.



Sr. Anne Kennedy, Sisters of St. Joseph of  the Apparition, St Joseph’s Convent, Ballymote, Co Sligo and formerly of Garden Hill, Sligo.  Peacefully at Mowlam Health Care, Sligo.  Reposing at The Foley & McGowan Funeral home today from 5pm with prayers at 7pm.  Funeral will arrive to Sligo Cathedral on Wednesday morning  for  Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am, with burial  in the Community plot at  Sligo cemetery afterwards.




Pat McGriskin, Kiltyclogher, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his residence in Kiltyclogher on Wednesday from 4pm to 10pm.  Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am.  Burial afterwards to the adjoining Cemetery.



Martin Doherty, Childers Heights, Ballina and late of Caltra, Culleens, Co. Sligo.  Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Wednesday from 5pm with removal at 7pm to St. James Church, Easkey arriving at 8pm.  Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina.  Family flowers only, donations if desired to The Grainne Uaile or River Moy Search & Rescue, C/o McGowan’s Funeral Directors.



Alan Butterfield, Woodbrook Heights , Ballisodare, Co. Sligo & late of London.  Funeral will arrive at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Ballisodare on Wednesday for 1pm Funeral Service followed by burial in Saint Nathys Cemetery, Collooney.  Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Diabetes Association C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo.



Sadie Canavan, (Nee Carroll), Cloonymeenaghan, Riverstown, Co. Sligo and formerly of Errill, Co. Laois.  Peacefully at her home.  Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote on Tuesday from 6pm until 8pm.  Removal from her residence on Thursday to St.Patrick’s Church, Ballyrush for Funeral Mass at 12 Noon, with interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association.  House private on Thursday morning please. 


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.