Obituaries, Tuesday, April 3rd, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Margaret O’Brien, Drumkeerin

Val Wynne, Ballyshannon

Christopher John Gallagher, Sligo

Sr. Anne Kennedy, Ballymote

Pat McGriskin, Kiltyclogher

Martin Doherty, Ballina

Alan Butterfield, Ballisodare

Sadie Canavan, Riverstown

Sean Gallagher, Drumkeerin

Winifred McNulty, Drumcliff

Ann Burnside, Sligo






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 Egan’s Funeral Home, Greencloyne, Youghal, Co. Cork this 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.



Val Wynne, 2 Erne Street, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal and Ballybay, Co. Monaghan.  At St. James’s Hospital, Dublin.  Reposing at John McGee and Sons Funeral Home, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon on Wednesday from 3pm, going to St Patrick’s Church for 7pm prayers. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon with burial afterward in the Abbey Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to St Vincent de Paul, Ballyshannon, C/o John McGee or any family member.




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.  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 and 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 Nathy’s 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 today 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.



Sean Gallagher, Derrynahinch, Tarmon, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim. At Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Fowley’s Funeral Home, Dromahair on Wednesday from 5.00pm until 9.00pm. Funeral Mass on Friday in St.Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin at 12.00pm. Burial to follow in Curraghs Cemetery. House private at all times, please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to I.C.U. Patients’ Comfort Fund, Sligo University Hospital.



Winifred McNulty, peacefully at Marymount Care Centre, Lucan, Co Dublin. Formerly of Cartronmore, Drumcliff, Co Sligo and New Jersey, USA. Remains to arrive at St Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, on Wednesday morning for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Drumcliff cemetery.




Ann (Nancy) Burnside, nee Henry, Garavogue Villas, Sligo. Peacefully at North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, from 5.00pm on Wednesday. Removal at 6.30pm to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo arriving at 7.00pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.00am on Thursday. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. Home private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund, c/o Sean Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.





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