Obituaries, Thursday, July 5th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Sean Bree, Ballincar

Treasa Pugh, Sligo

Patsy Foley, Tubbercurry

Jennifer Whyte, Sligo

Des Porter, Sligo

Josie McBride, Ballyshannon

Joe Shalvey, Glencolmcille




Sean Bree, “The Breeze” Ballincar, Rosses Point Road, Sligo. At Sligo University Hospital. Funeral will arrive at St. Columba’s Church, Rosses Point this afternoon for Funeral Mass at 2pm, with interment afterwards in Rosses Point cemetery. No Flowers by request, donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice, The  R.N.L.I or Meals on Wheels C/o Sligo Social Services C/o the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo



Treasa (Tessie) Pugh, nee Kinlin, Racecourse View, Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Reposing at her daughter Mary’s house at Garavogue Villas, Sligo from 5pm to 8pm on Saturday and from 5pm to 8pm on Sunday. Removal is on Monday the 9th July at 10:30am to arrive at St. Anne’s Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 11am, with burial to follow in Sligo cemetery. Family Flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired to the North West Hospice c/o Seamus Feehily & Sons, Pearse Rd, Sligo.


Patsy Foley nee McManus, Rocklands and formerly of The Square, Tubbercurry. Peacefully at Mayo University Hospital. Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home, Tubbercurry on Friday from 5pm to 8pm. Funeral arriving at the Church of St. John Evangelist, Tubbercurry on Saturday for Mass of the Resurrection at 1.30pm. Burial afterwards in Corrig Cemetery, Drumnacool, Co. Sligo. Family flowers only, donations if so desired to Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland C/o Coens Funeral Directors. House private please.


Jennifer Whyte, Treacy Ave, Sligo. Suddenly. Reposing at The Nazareth House Chapel, Churchhill, Sligo this evening from 5pm to 7pm. Requiem Mass in Nazareth House Chapel on Friday morning at 11.30am with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only donations in lieu if desired to The Sligo Cancer Support Centre  C/o  Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo. House Private Please.



Des Porter, Keighley, West Yorkshire & formerly of Barroe, Sligo. Brother of Richard, Tony, Nuala Howley (Carton), Maura Mc Goldrick (Doonally).At Leeds Hospital. Funeral will take place in Keighley, West Yorkshire on Monday (9th  July) at 12 noon. A memorial mass will take place in Sligo at a later date. Enquiries to Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard.


Josie McBride, 40 St Benildas Avenue, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Northwest Hospice, Sligo after a short illness. Remains going to St Patricks Church, Ballyshannon on Friday evening for 7pm. Funeral mass in St Patricks Church, Ballyshannon on Saturday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in St Marys Cemetery, Cashelard, Ballyshannon. House strictly private. All enquiries to John or Darren McGee on 0719851744.


Joe Shalvey, London, England, formerly of Killeenadeema, Co Galway and Glencolmcille, Co Donegal. Remains leaving Shannon Airport, on Friday at 5pm via Loughrea, Galway to arrive in Glencolmcille at 10pm approx. Reposing at his late residence at Main Street, Cashel, Glencolmcille with removal on Saturday morning to St Columba’s Church, Glencolmcille, for 11am Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.