Obituaries, Tuesday, April 17th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Fr. Patrick Tuffy, Culleens

Josephine Murphy Devaney, Donegal Town

Margaret Keaveney, Ballintogher

Walter James Henry, Sligo

Patsy Dawson, Dunkineely

Aidan Keaveney, Dromard



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.



Josephine Murphy Devaney, Revlin, Donegal Town. Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Remains reposing at the family home today from 10am until 10pm. Removal from the family home on Wednesday morning at 10:30am to St Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town, 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 today 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. Shuttle bus service from Slish Wood carpark.


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.



Patsy Dawson, Ballymagowan, Dunkineely, peacefully at his residence.   Remains reposing today Tuesday at his home from 12 noon to 10 pm.   Funeral mass on Wednesday at 11 o’clock in the Church of Saint Joseph and Saint Conal, Bruckless.  Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Aidan Keaveney, Clonuske Drive, Hamlet Lane, Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Formerly of Carrenree, Dromard, Co Sligo. Peacefully after a short illness. Reposing at his family home in Carrenree, Dromard on Wednesday from 4pm to 10pm. Requiem mass on Thursday at 12 o clock in St Adamnan’s Church, Skreen. Burial with his parents at St Mary’s cemetery, Skreen after requiem mass. House private on morning of removal. Family flowers only. Donations to Irish Cancer Society or Northwest Hospice.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.