Obituaries, Thursday, June 14th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Paddy Joe Forde, Chicago, Illinois

Kathleen Kilgannon, Tubbercurry

John McHale, Naas

Paddy O’Donnell, Donegal Town

Kathleen Brady Smith, Scotstown

John Browne, Ballisodare

Dolores Blake, Bundoran


Paddy Joe Forde, Hill Crest, Chicago, Illinois, USA, and formerly 62 Garavogue Villas, Sligo and Cartron Estate, Sligo. Husband of Jean and father of Patrick, Sharon, Sadie and Samantha. He will be laid to rest in Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, Illinois, on Saturday.



Kathleen Kilgannon, nee Gethins, Carrentubber, Tubbercurry and late of Bunninadden, Co. Sligo, peacefully in Baileys nursing home Tubbercurry. Remains reposing in the Morahan funeral home Tubbercurry today from 3.30pm with removal at 7pm to arrive in St John Evangelist church Tubbercurry at 7.30pm. Requiem mass on Friday at 11.30am with the funeral afterwards to Cloonacool cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to North West Hospice, c /o John Brennan Funeral Director.



John McHale, Dunshane, Naas, Co. Kildare and formerly of Strandhill Road, Sligo. Retired member of An Garda Síochána.  Reposing at his home today from 6pm with prayers at 8pm and on Friday from 4pm with removal at 6.20pm to arrive at St. Peter’s Church, Two Mile House at 7pm. Funeral on Saturday after 11am Mass to the adjoining cemetery.



Paddy O’Donnell, 23 St Joseph’s Avenue, Donegal Town. Remains reposing at his residence.  Removal to St. Agatha’s Church, Clar at 10.15am, Friday, for funeral mass at 11am. House private on morning of the funeral.



Kathleen Brady Smith, Derrylea, Scotstown, Co Monaghan and formerly Belcoo, Co Fermanagh at Altnagelvin Hospital Derry. Remains leaving her residence Saturday morning to arrive at St Tierney’s Church Roslea for 11am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery.



John Browne, Known as Johnny, Sliver Hill, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Remains reposing in St. Brigid’s Church, Corhownagh, Ballisodare on Friday Evening from 6pm until 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday Afternoon at 4pm, followed by burial in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Kidney Association c/o Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors, Ballisodare. House Private Please.



Dolores Blake of Kiemar, Bundoran Road, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal formerly of Mee, Main Street, Letterkenny. Remains reposing at her home today and on Friday from 12 noon until 9pm. Funeral from her home on Saturday going to St. Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon for requiem mass at 12 noon followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan at 4pm. Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu to Medical 7, Sligo University Hospital c/o Paschal Blake, Funeral Director, Stoney Arch, New Line Road, Letterkenny.  Family time on the morning of the funeral.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.