Obituaries, Tuesday, May 1st, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Martin Duffy, Belleek

Owen McGowan, Tullaghan

Kathleen Erskine, Killybegs

Bridie Kelly, Mountcharles

Sr. Beatrice Byron, Sligo

Tony O Callaghan, Killybegs

Frances Tempany, Skreen







Martin Duffy, 32 Daly Park, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully.  Reposing at the Sheil Hospital mortuary, Ballyshannon, today from 5pm until 9pm Mass of the Resurrection in Saint Patrick’s Church, Belleek, on Wednesday at 11am 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. 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.



Kathleen Erskine, 58 Conlin Road, Killybegs,Co. Donegal.  Remains reposing at her residence, with removal from there on Wednesday morning at 10.30am to St. Mary’s Church, Killybegs for 11am funeral Mass.  Burial afterwards in the local cemetery.  Family time from 11pm to 11am.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Killybegs Community Hospital.




Bridie Kelly, (nee Devlin), Drimbeigh, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. Suddenly. Remains will be reposing at her late residence today from 5pm until 10pm, and tomorrow Wednesday from 11am until 10pm. Removal from there on Thursday morning at 10.30am going to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles for 11am funeral mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Parking available at Kelly’s Toyota Garage.



Sr. Beatrice (Bridgit) Byron, Nazareth Nun, Sister Mary of the Presentation.  Peacefully in the loving care of her Nazareth Sisters of the Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Sligo this evening from 5.30pm until 8pm. Requiem mass in the Nazareth House Chapel, Sligo on Wednesday morning at 11am with funeral proceeding to St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kilglass, Co. Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Nazareth House Patient Comfort Fund, C/o The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home Market Yard, Sligo.


Tony O’ Callaghan, The Hill, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at his residence from 5 30pm today Tuesday with removal on Thursday morning at 10 30am to St. Mary’s Church, Killybegs, for 11oclock funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family time from 11pm. to 11am. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to Killybegs Community Hospital. House private on the morning of the funeral please



Frances  Tempany,  known as Frank,  Grangebeg , Skreen, Co. Sligo. Peacefully  in Ard na Greine Nursing Home , Enniscrone. Remains reposing in the Nazareth House Chapel,  Churchill, Sligo  on Wednesday evening from 5.30pm with removal at 6.45pm  to the Church of the Immaculate  Conception, Templeboy, arriving for 7.30pm.  Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 o’clock followed by burial in Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Skreen. Family Flowers only. House private please,





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.