Obituaries, Thursday, April 19th, 10am      

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

Denis Ward, Ballyshannon



Fr. Patrick Tuffy, Priest of Killala Diocese, Culleens, Co. Sligo. Retired parish priest of Killala. Funeral Mass in the Church of the Holy Family, Kilglass, Co. Sligo today at 12pm followed by burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kilglass.


Margaret (Peggy) Keaveney, nee Fallon, Lahanagh, Ballintogher, Co Sligo. Funeral Mass in St John’s Church, Carraroe, today 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 this 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. Requiem Mass today 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 this morning. 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 this 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.


Denis Ward, known as Dinny, late of 21 Ernedale Heights, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Peacefully at the Northwest Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Further funeral arrangements will be announced later. All enquiries to Patrick McKenna, Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon – 0872485819


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.



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