Obituaries, Wednesday, April 18th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Fr. Patrick Tuffy, Culleens

Margaret Keaveney, Ballintogher

Walter James Henry, Sligo

Aidan Keaveney, Dromard

Geraldine McNeely, Ballyshannon

Mark Begley, Pettigo




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 today 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.




Margaret (Peggy) Keaveney, nee Fallon, Lahanagh, Ballintogher, Co Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Reposing at her home until 5pm today. Removal to St John’s Church, Carraroe, this evening 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.



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 this evening until 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 the morning of the funeral. Family flowers only. Donations to Irish Cancer Society or Northwest Hospice.



Geraldine McNeely nee Travers, Kildoney, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. At Sligo University Hospital. House strictly private please. Remains going to St. Patrick’s Church on Thursday morning for 11am Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s cemetery, the Rock, Ballyshannon. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to the Oncology Unit Sligo University Hospital c/o any family member or McGee Funeral Directors Ballyshannon.



Mark Begley, Killorglin, Co Kerry, formerly of Main Street, Pettigo, Co. Donegal.  Remains reposing in his parents’ home on Main Street, Pettigo from 11.00am on Saturday morning.  Removal of remains on Sunday at 10.45am to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Pettigo for requiem Mass at 11.00am.  Burial afterwards to adjoining cemetery. House private on morning of removal please. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Pieta House c/o any family member or Pat Britton Funeral Director, Pettigo.



Months mind mass for the late Bridie Crawley Jinks Ave, Sligo, will take place this Saturday 21st April in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 7:30 pm.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.