Obituaries, Monday, June 25th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Jack Kilgannon, Tubbercurry

Monica Boland, Gurteen

Mary Conway, Donegal Town

Dean Doherty, Ballyshannon

Esther Dunleavy, Mountcharles

Arthur Basil Elliott, Florence Court

Shirley Metcalf, Ballymote

Patsy Kerrigan, Letterbarra

Timothy Dolan, Dowra




Jack Kilgannon, Meadow Brook, Tubbercurry and late of Main St., Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry.  Remains reposing in the Morahan Funeral Home Tubbercurry this evening from 5pm until 8.30pm. House private please.  Funeral to arrive in St John Evangelist Church, Tubbercurry on Tuesday morning for Requiem Mass at 11.30am with funeral afterwards to Rhue Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Cancer services bus, c /o John Brennan Funeral Director, Cloonacool.



Monica Boland, née Gaffney, Knocknaskeagh, Gurteen, Co. Sligo and formerly of Tubbertelly, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo.  Suddenly.  Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home, Tubbercurry, this evening from 5pm until 7pm.  Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen, arriving at 8pm.  Mass of the Resurrection on Tuesday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Mount Irwin Cemetery.



Mary Conway, 20 Marian Villas, Donegal Town.  Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11am in St. Mary’s Church, Killymard followed by interment in Killymard Cemetery.  House strictly private, no flowers please, donations in lieu to Donegal Community Hospital Palliative Care Unit, c/o McElwee Funeral Directors, Milford or any family member.



Dean Doherty, Coolchoolly, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Son of Francis and Francie Doherty. Unexpectedly at St James Hospital Dublin. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. All enquiries to Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors Ballyshannon on 087-248-5819. Family home private at present.


Esther Dunleavy, Hall Demesne, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at her residence. Remains will be reposing at her late residence today until 10pm and on Tuesday from 12 noon until 10pm. Removal from there on Wednesday morning going to the Church of the Sacred Heart Mountcharles for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.


Arthur Basil Elliott, Florencecourt, late of Mullaghbane House, Florencecourt.  Peacefully at Tillery Nursing Home. Removal today to St John’s Church, Florencecourt, arriving at 7pm. Funeral service in St John’s Parish Church, Florencecourt on Tuesday at 2pm, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. House open. Strictly private on the morning of the funeral. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Parkinson disease Society, C/o W T Morrison, Funeral Directors, 41 Darling Street, Enniskillen, (WEB only: BT74 7DP).


Shirley Metcalf, nee Hone, Cuain Iosa, Ballymote and late of Cloonagashel, Ballymote. Reposing at the Community Nursing Unit, Ballymote on Tuesday from 6pm followed by removal at 7pm to the Church of the Immaculate Conception Ballymote. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 10am. Burial afterwards in Kilmorgan new cemetery, Doo, Ballymote. Co Sligo.



Patsy Kerrigan, Selacis, Letterbarra, Donegal PO. Peacefully at Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny. Reposing at his home today from 5pm to 10pm and on Tuesday from 12 noon to 10pm. Removal on Wednesday morning for 11am Funeral Mass in the Church of the Holy Redeemer, Drimarone with interment afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Donegal Hospice, C/o any family member or John MacGowan Funeral Directors. House private on Wednesday morning please. A one-way system will operate at the wake house entry at Selacis Crossroads, exit at the Frosses Glenties road via Lettermore. A shuttle bus service to the wake house will be provided from the church car park in Drimarone from 6pm each evening.



Timothy (Tim) Dolan, Kilduff, Dowra, Co. Cavan. Remains reposing at his residence this Tuesday from 11am until 6pm. Remains arriving at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Doobally, Dowra at 8pm on Tuesday. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family time only from 6pm on Tuesday




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