Obituaries, Tuesday, May 22nd, 8am      

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Bernadette Fitzgerald, Castleconnor

Bishop Christopher Jones, Sligo

Mary Hennessy, Sligo

Eamon McGovern, Blacklion

Laurence Quigley,Collooney

Ronnie Hynes, Sligo.

Ellie Jordan, Inver

John Weighell, Ballinfull

Margaret Patricia Cawley, Ballymote





Bernadette (Bernie) Fitzgerald, Ballymoneen, Castleconnor, Co Sligo. Peacefully in hospital in Essex. Mother of Anthony Fitzgerald, Enfield, London. Reposing at the Masterson Funeral Home, Essex with removal today arriving at 12.30pm for Requiem Mass at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Howard Way, Harlow, Essex. Burial Afterwards at Parndon Wood Cemetery, Harlow. Flowers welcome, C/o Masterson Funeral Home, Station Road, Old Harlow, Essex.


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.


Eamon McGovern, Cornaha, Blacklion, formerly Tullyminister, Glangevlin.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice.  House private at all times please. Requiem Mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Glangevlin this morning at 11am, followed by private cremation at Lakeland Crematorium, Cavan.  Family flowers only, all donations if desired to North West Hospice, c/o of Vincent McGovern, Funeral Director.


Laurence Quigley, Bridge Street, Collooney, Co Sligo. Funeral Mass in the Church of the Assumption, Collooney this morning at 11am with burial afterwards in St Nathy’s Cemetery Collooney. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.


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 McGloins 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. 21st May 2018. Remains will arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote on Thursday for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St Columbas 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.



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