Obituaries, Friday, June 15th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Paddy Joe Forde, Chicago, Illinois

John McHale, Naas

John Browne, Ballisodare

Dolores Blake, Bundoran

Harry Carter, Strandhill

Michael McGowan, Coney Island



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.



John McHale, Dunshane, Naas, Co. Kildare and formerly of Strandhill Road, Sligo. Retired member of An Garda Síochána.  Reposing at his home today 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.



John Browne, Known as Johnny, Sliver Hill, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Remains reposing in St. Brigid’s Church, Corhownagh, Ballisodare this 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 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.



Harry Carter, Lecarrow, Strandhill, Co Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel, Sligo from 5pm Saturday. With service of prayer at 7pm. Funeral to arrive at St Annes Church, Strandhill for Funeral Service at 3pm on Sunday, burial to follow in St Patricks Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Coronary Care Unit, Sligo University Hospital, c/o Seamus Feehily and sons Funeral Directors, Pearse Rd, Sligo.


Michael McGowan, Coney Island, Co. Sligo.  Unexpectedly on the 30th of December.  Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 12pm to 1.30pm on Saturday. Removal at 1.30pm to St. Columba’s Church, Rosses Point arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 2pm. Burial follows in the Rosses Point Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo. 



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.