Obituaries, Wednesday, April 4th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Margaret O’Brien, Drumkeerin

Val Wynne, Ballyshannon

Christopher John Gallagher, Sligo

Pat McGriskin, Kiltyclogher

Martin Doherty, Ballina

Alan Butterfield, Ballisodare

Sadie Canavan, Riverstown

Sean Gallagher, Drumkeerin

Ann Burnside, Sligo

Paddy Burns, Mountcharles





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). Removal today to St.Brigids Church, Drumkeerin, arriving at 7.30pm.  Funeral Mass on Thursday at 10.30am. Burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery.  Family Flowers only, donations in lieu to The Alzheimers Society of Ireland



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 today 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 via Mounttown this evening at 9pm.  Funeral mass will take place on Thursday at 11am with burial afterwards in Corrig cemetery.




Pat McGriskin, Kiltyclogher, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his residence in Kiltyclogher today 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 today 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 Service in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Ballisodare, today at  1pm 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.  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 this evening from 5pm until 9pm. Funeral Mass on Friday in St.Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin at 12pm.  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.




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 5pm today. Removal at 6.30pm to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo arriving at 7pm. 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.



Paddy Burns, Dromore, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal, at Sligo University Hospital. Remains will be reposing at Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles this evening from 6pm with removal at 7.30pm going to the residence of his sister Kathleen Alcock at Dromore, Mountcharles. Removal from there on Friday morning at 10.30am going to St. Mary’s Church, Killymard, for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to Sligo University Hospital, c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors, Mountcharles or any family member. A one way system will operate at the wake, entry opposite the green pump in Mountcharles village and exit on the Drimkeelan/Glencoagh Road.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.