Obituaries, Monday, April 30th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Willie Pearson, Ballintra

Donal Gaffney, Ballina

Mary Breen, Inver

Martin Duffy, Belleek

Owen McGowan, Tullaghan





Willie Pearson, 28 Forge Avenue, Ballintra, Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital.  Funeral Service in Donegal Presbyterian Church at 2pm today, followed by burial in the Old Abbey Graveyard, Donegal Town.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu if so desired to Donegal Community Hospital Patient’s Comfort Fund care of George Irwin Funeral Directors.



Donal (Danny) Gaffney, of 26 Convent Hill Avenue, Ballina.  Peacefully at Galway University Hospital.  Reposing at his residence today from 2pm until 8pm.  Funeral will arrive to St Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina on Tuesday for mass at 12.30pm with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Irish Lung Foundation C/o Mc Gowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina.



Mary Breen, Nee Craig, Cranny Lower, Inver Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at her home today until 10pm.  Removal on Tuesday morning for 11am funeral mass in St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey with interment afterwards in the local cemetery.  House private on the morning of the funeral please.



Martin Duffy, 32 Daly Park, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully.  Reposing at the Sheil Hospital mortuary, Ballyshannon, on Tuesday from until Mass of the Resurrection in Saint Patrick’s Church, Belleek, on Wednesday at followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers, donations in lieu if so desired to Pallative Care Unit at Omagh Primary Care Hospital, c/o Patsy McCauley, funeral director, Belleek. Family home private at all times.



Owen McGowan, Derryloughan, Tullaghan, Co Leitrim,  at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Brother of Sheila Reynolds, Ballygawley and Nora Mc Goldrick, Ballymote. Reposing at the home of his son Owenie and daughter-in-law Fiona, Derryloughan today from 7pm.until 11pm and on Tuesday from 2pm. Arriving at St. Aidan’s Church, Kinlough on Wednesday morning for 11am Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Aidan’s Cemetery, Kinlough. Family Flowers only. Donations if desired to North West Hospice,C/o Mc Gloin Undertakers. House Private to family and neighbours on Wednesday morning please.






Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.