Obituaries, Friday, June 1st, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Christopher David Dabney, England

May Cunningham, Aughamore Near

Margaret Rose Gralton, Drumshanbo

Michael Cosgrove, Strandhill,

Patsy Ward, Mountcharles

John Marchwicki, Glasgow

Margaret Meehan, Geevagh

Nora Helly, Easkey

 Bridget Farrell, Sligo


Christopher David “Dave” Dabney, Peacefully at home. Husband of Girly Kelly, Corglancy, Dromahair.  Funeral service at St. Mary’s Church, Kidlington, UK today at 1.30pm, followed by burial.  Flowers welcome or donations if desired for the British Heart Foundation or Sobell House, c/o C.S. Boswell Independent Funeral Services



May Cunningham, nee Scanlon, Aughamore Near, Co. Sligo, Funeral mass in Saint John’s Church Carraroe today at 2pm. Funeral Mass followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice C/o Gerard Clarke& Sons Funeral Directors Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. House private to family today please.



Margaret Rose Gralton, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, and Shancorry, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at Keech Hospice, Luton. Remains arriving to St Patrick’s Church, Drumshanbo, on Saturday evening at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday at 11:30am with burial afterwards in Kiltoghert New Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, Sligo, C/o M. J. McLoughlin Funeral Directors or any family member.



Michael Cosgrove, Hill Crest House, Strandhill, Sligo Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo from 5pm today with Liturgy of Prayer at 7pm. Funeral to arrive at Saint Patrick’s Church, Strandhill for Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon on Saturday, burial to follow in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.



Patsy Ward, Plymouth, England and formerly of Drumkeelan, Mountcharles, Co.  Donegal. Father of Karen Ward, Drumkeelan. A memorial mass will take place on Saturday morning in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles at 10am, with interment of ashes immediately afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.


John Marchwicki, Glasgow, Scotland. Late husband of Philomena, formerly Philomena Kelly, Kilmore, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim. Unexpectedly in Glasgow. Removal today to St. Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin, arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 12.30pm followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. Family Flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the Poor Claire Sisters, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.


Margaret (Peggy) Meehan (née Harte), Mounttown, Geevagh, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home on Saturday evening from 4pm until 6:30pm followed by removal to St. Joseph’s Church Geevagh arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Sunday at 12.15pm with burial afterwards in Ballindoon cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to: The North West Hospice, The Mall Sligo.


Nora Helly (nee Browne), Fortland, Easkey, Co.Sligo. Peacefully at her residence. Funeral will arrive to St. James’ Church, Easkey on Saturday morning for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with burial afterwards in Roslea Cemetery, Easkey. House private please. Family Flowers Only. Donations if desired to the North West Hospice, Sligo C/O McGowan’s Funeral directors.


Bridget (Betty) Farrell, St.Joseph’s Tce, Sligo. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo, on Sunday evening from 7:30pm with removal at 8:45pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Sligo arriving at 9pm . Requiem Mass on Monday morning at11:30am with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.