Obituaries, Tuesday, May 22nd, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Bishop Christopher Jones, Sligo

Mary Hennessy, Sligo

Ronnie Hynes, Sligo.

Ellie Jordan, Inver

John Weighell, Ballinfull

Margaret Patricia Cawley, Ballymote

Lyndall Ann Gallagher, Bruckless






Bishop Emeritus of Elphin, Christopher Jones, St. Mary’s, Sligo and late of Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon and Hazelwood, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, at 1.30pm today. Burial follows in the Cathedral grounds.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Sligo Social Services or North West Hospice Fund, c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Mary Hennessy, (nee Magee) Thornhill, Sligo and formerly of Belfast.  Suddenly at her residence.  Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo this evening from 5pm with removal at 7pm to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo arriving at 7.30pm.  Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12.30pm with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery.  House private please.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice, C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.



Ronnie Hynes, St. Anne’s Terrace, Sligo. Unexpectedly at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan  Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo  this  evening  from 6:30pm to 8pm. Funeral will arrive to St.Anne’s Church, Sligo  on Wednesday  for Requiem Mass at 11am with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery. House Private Please.


Ellie Jordan, The Port, Inver, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Aras Mhic Shuibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey. Reposing at Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles today from 4pm until removal to St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey to arrive at 8pm to repose overnight. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to Aras Mhic Shuibhne Patient Comfort Fund, c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors,  Mountcharles or any family member.


John Weighell  Ardtrasna, Ballinfull, Co Sligo and formerly Newcastle and London, England. Remains reposing at McGloin’s Funeral Home, Cliffoney on Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 8pm. Removal on Thursday morning to St Patrick’s Church, Maugherow, to arrive for Requiem Mass at 11am followed  by cremation service  in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan,  at 3pm. House strictly private please.



Margaret Patricia Cawley nee Barr, known as Patsy, Ardnaglass, Ballymote, Co Sligo. Remains will arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote on Thursday for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St Columba’s Cemetery. House strictly private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to the Northwest Hospice, Sligo, c/o Michael Perry Funeral Directors, Ballymote.




Lyndall Ann Gallagher. Darney, Bruckless, Co Donegal. Peacefully at Killybegs Community Hospital. Remains reposing at her residence on Wednesday from 2pm  to  8pm. Removal on Thursday at 10.30am going to The Church Of Saint Joseph And St. Conal, Bruckless for funeral mass at 11 am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Donegal Hospice or Killybegs Community Hospital Patient Comfort Fund, C/o any family member or John B O’Donnell, funeral director.





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.