Obituaries, Monday, April 16th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





John Kenny, New York and Easkey

Fr. Patrick Tuffy, Culleens

Angela O’Reilly, Ballyshannon

Josephine Murphy Devaney, Donegal Town

Margaret Keaveney, Ballintogher

Walter James Henry, Sligo





John (Johnny) Kenny, of New York and Carrowpadden, Rathlee, Easkey, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo.  Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina, this evening from 6.30pm until 8pm.  Funeral will arrive to The Star of the Sea Church, Rathlee on Tuesday for Requiem mass at 12noon with funeral proceeding to Roslea Cemetery, Easkey.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The North West Hospice C/o Mc Gowan’s Funeral Services, Ballina.


Fr. Patrick Tuffy, Priest of Killala Diocese, Culleens, Co. Sligo. Retired parish priest of Killala. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Church of the Holy Family, Kilglass, Co. Sligo on Wednesday from 5pm until 7.30pm, concluding with Rite of Reception. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12pm followed by burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kilglass.


Angela O’Reilly, Rathmore, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at the Sheil Hospital Mortuary, Ballyshannon, this evening from 7pm to 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning to St Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon to arrive for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Finner Cemetery.


Josephine Murphy Devaney, Revlin, Donegal Town. Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Remains reposing at the family home on Tuesday from 10am until 10pm. Removal from the family home on Wednesday morning at 10:30am to St Patrick’s Church, Donegal, for 11am funeral Mass. Private cremation will take place immediately afterwards in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. House private on Wednesday morning please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to the North West Hospice Patients’ Comfort Fund, C/o any family member.


Margaret (Peggy) Keaveney, nee Fallon, Lahanagh, Ballintogher, Co Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Reposing at her home from 5pm on Tuesday until 5pm on Wednesday. Removal on Wednesday to St John’s Church, Carraroe, arriving at 7:30pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Burial follows in Killery Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, Sligo.



Walter James Henry, Greenfort Estate, Cairns Hill, Sligo. Brother of  Lillian Gillen, Sligo. Reposing  at The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home on Thursday afternoon  from 12:30pm to  1:30pm. Funeral will arrive to St. John’s  Church, Carraroe, Sligo  for Mass of the Resurrection at 2pm. Cremation to follow. House strictly private please.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.