Obituaries, Saturday, July 7th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Treasa Pugh, Sligo

Patsy Foley, Tubbercurry

Des Porter, Sligo

Josie McBride, Ballyshannon

Joe Shalvey, Glencolmcille

Nora Darcy, Blacklion

Sheila Mullan, Sligo

Margaret Josephine Watters, Ardara

Michael Healy, Ballymote

Patsy Ferguson, Manorhamilton



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 today and again 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 & Son, Pearse Road, Sligo.


Patsy Foley nee McManus, Rocklands and formerly of The Square, Tubbercurry. Funeral arriving at the Church of St. John Evangelist, Tubbercurry today 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.



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 Benilda’s Avenue, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal.  Funeral mass in St Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon today at 12 noon with burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Cashelard, Ballyshannon. House strictly private. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Shiel Hospital patient comfort fund c/o any family member.


Joe Shalvey, London, England, formerly of Killeenadeema, Co Galway and Glencolmcille, Co Donegal. Reposing at his late residence at Main Street, Cashel, Glencolmcille with removal this morning to St Columba’s Church, Glencolmcille, for 11am Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.



Nora Darcy, nee Mc Gowan, Gubeveeney, Blacklion, Co Cavan and Glenfarne, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton from 6pm to 8pm this evening, followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Doobally, Dowra arriving at 9pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11.30am followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. House private please, donations if desired to North West Hospice.


Sheila Mullan (nee Fleming), Lissalana, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Reposing at her residence today from 4pm until 9pm and to repose again on Sunday from 2pm until 4pm with  removal to Sligo Cathedral arriving at 6pm. Funeral mass on Monday at 11.30am with funeral proceeding afterwards to St. Patrick’s cemetery Scarden, Strandhill Rd.


Margaret Josephine Watters known as (Maggie Josie), Monargan and formerly Mentinadea, Ardara.  Reposing at her residence today from 2pm until 6pm. House private to family and friends at all other times. Funeral from her residence on Sunday morning at 10.30am to the Church Of The Holy Family Ardara for 11a.m Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.



Michael Healy, Bóthar An Corran, Keenaghan,,Ballymote. Formerly of Lavalla, Ballymote, Co. Sligo and late of Kew, Melbourne, Australia.. Suddenly at his residence. Brother of Larry Healy, Lavalla, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Remains will repose at Perry’s Funeral Home on Monday from 6pm to 7:30pm with removal to the Church of The Immaculate Conception, Ballymote to arrive at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon on Tuesday. Further arrangements to be made later.



Patsy Ferguson, Castle Street, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. House private please.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.