Obituaries, Friday, April 13th, 8am      

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




James White, Ballymote

Gracie Breslin, Ballyshannon

Kathleen Ferguson, Belcoo

Martin Costello, Sligo

Kevin Cawley, Strandhill

John King, Sligo

Jim Jones, Belcoo

Mary Curristan, Ballykillowen

Brian Hynes, Sligo

Brendan Kiernan, Grange

Peggy Donagher, Ballisodare

Pauline Mc Niffe, Sligo



James (Jimmy) White, 9 Castlegrove, Ballymote and formerly Drumcormack, Ballymote, Co Sligo. Funeral mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, today at 12 noon followed by burial in St Columba’s Cemetery, Carrownanty.


Gracie Breslin, late of West Port, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at The Rock Nursing Unit, Ballyshannon. Retired staff member of the North-western Health Board. Removal this morning at 10.30am to arrive at The Rock Church, Ballyshannon for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with internment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired to The Rock Nursing Unit Patients’ Comfort Fund, c/o Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon.



Kathleen Ferguson, 163 Lattone Road, Mullan, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at her home. Reposing at her residence. Removal this morning at 10:15am to St Patrick’s Church, Holywell, Belcoo, for 11am funeral Mass with burial afterward in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Friday morning please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke Association, C/o  Ferguson Funeral Services, the Brae, Belcoo, or any family member.



Martin Costello, Crozon Downes, Sligo. Formerly of Tishmaine, Carraroe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Peacefully at the North West Hospice Sligo. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo from 5:30pm today with removal at 6:30pm to Saint Anne’s Church, Sligo, to arrive at 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon on Saturday, Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.



Kevin Cawley, Sr., The Bridge, Strandhill, Co Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Funeral will arrive to St. Patrick’s Church, Strandhill, Co. Sligo at 2pm today for Mass of the Resurrection, with funeral proceeding to St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Co.Sligo. House strictly private please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice, C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.


John King, Drum Road, Sligo and late of Drumfin, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Reposing at his home at Drum Road from 2pm to 6pm on Sunday.  Home private to family at all other times please. Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Monday in St. Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, Co. Sligo.  Burial follows in Rathcormac new cemetery.



Jim Jones, Cornacully, Belcoo. Peacefully at the County Care Home, Enniskillen. Reposing at the County Care Home today from 5pm to 7pm followed by removal to St Patrick’s Church, Holywell, Belcoo arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am followed by interment in St Joseph’s Cemetery, Cashel.


Mary Curristan (nee McGrane) Ballykillowen, Donegal. Removal today for 11am Funeral Mass in St Agatha’s Church Clar with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

House private on the morning of the Funeral. Family flowers only please


Brian Hynes, John St. Sligo and late of Donnybrook, Dublin. Unexpectedly at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 5.00pm to 6.30pm today. Mass of the resurrection at 12.00 noon on Saturday in St. John’s Church, Carraroe. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.


Brendan Kiernan Grange, Co Sligo. Husband of Helen Kilfeather. Peacefully at Sligo University hospital. Remains reposing at his home today from 2pm to 9pm. Removal on Saturday morning to the church of Mary Immaculate Grange to arrive for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Rathcormac cemetery. House strictly private on Saturday morning please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the Oncology unit at Sligo University hospital.


Peggy Donagher (Nee Quinn), Carrowkeel, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arriving at Saint John’s Church, Carraroe, Sligo for Mass of Christian burial at 1.30pm Monday , burial to follow in Sligo cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to S.H.O.U.T C/O Seamus Feehily & Son funeral directors, Pearse Road, Sligo. House Private at all times please


Pauline Mc Niffe  (nee Hopkins), Avondale, Sligo and formerly of Ballina, Co.Mayo. Reposing  at The Foley &Mc Gowan Funeral Home this evening from 5pm with removal at 7pm to St.Josephs Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo arriving at 7:30pm. Requiem mass on Saturday at 2pm  with funeral proceeding to  Sligo Cemetery. House strictly Private Please. Enquiries to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo 0719162140.



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