Obituaries, Saturday, May 12th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Sr. Raphael Keary, Ballyshannon

Mary Clancy, Sligo

Sean Melly, Sligo

Mary Kate McManus, Glencar

Conor Williamson, Donegal Town

Betty Shovlin, Portnoo

Johnny McNiff, Sligo

Seán Conlon, Ballymote




Sr. Raphael Keary, St. Catherine’s Convent, Ballyshannon and formerly of Stranorlar, Co. Donegal. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church today for 2pm Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in the Abbey cemetery. Family Flowers only please.



Mary Clancy (nee Marren), Larkhill Road, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo at 11.30am this morning. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Sean Melly, Saint Michael’s Terrace, Sligo. Mass of Christian Burial in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 1pm on Saturday followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, C/O Seamus Feehily & Son Funeral directors, Pearse Road, Sligo.



Mary Kate McManus (nee McTernan), Castletown, Glencar, Co Leitrim and formerly Drumahon, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at her home in her 98th year. Funeral Mass in St Osnat’s Church Glencar this morning at 11am burial afterwards in St Clare’s cemetery, Manorhamilton.


Conor Williamson, Doonan, Donegal Town and formerly of Roose, Frosses Co Donegal. Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at his home in Doonan, Donegal Town from 12 noon to 10pm today. Removal on Sunday morning for 11am Funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church Killymard, Donegal Town with interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family Flowers only please. Donations in lieu to the Solace Cancer Support Group, Donegal Town C/O any family member or John McGowan Funeral Directors. House Private on Sunday morning please.


Betty Shovlin, Ballykilduff, Portnoo, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at her home. Remains reposing at her residence today. Funeral from there on Sunday afternoon at 12.30pm to St Conal’s Church Kilclooney for 1pm Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. Please note there will be a one way system in operation to the wake house with entry at the Kilclooney Chapel and exit via Clooney. Family flowers only donations in lieu if desired to the Donegal Hospice C/O any family member.



Johnny McNiff, Emmet Place, Sligo.  Peacefully at Mowlam Healthcare Sligo.  Reposing at his granddaughter Jessica’s home at 14 Carbury Cove, 1st Sea Road, Sligo from 2pm to 5pm on Sunday with removal at 5.40pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception to arrive at 6.15pm.  Mass of Christian burial at 11.30am on Monday followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery.



Seán Conlon, Wolfe Tone Street, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at St. John’s Hospital, Sligo.  Reposing at the residence of Annie Connell on Wolfe Tone Street, Ballymote on Sunday from 2pm to 6.30pm.  Arriving at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at 7pm.  Funeral Mass on Monday at 12pm with funeral proceeding to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.