Obituaries, Friday, July 27th, 10am




Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



George Sleater, Strandhill

Harry Banks, Ballisodare

Thomas (Jumbo) Carroll, Kiltyclogher

Betty McPartlan, Drumkeerin

Molly Jenkins, Sligo

Fr. John O’Donnell, Blacklion

Anthony Scanlon, Ballymote

James Gilcreast, Leitrim Village

Patrick Mc Loughlin, Glenfarne

Brendan Rafferty, Sligo




George Sleater, Drinaghan, Strandhill, Co. Sligo, opposite Cawleys Commercials, and formerly of No.1 Lower Adelaide Street, Sligo and late of Adelaide Plant Hire, Sligo. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo for Requiem Mass this morning at 11:30am, with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery.



Harry Banks, 14 Woodbrook Heights, Ballisodare, County Sligo, and formerly Annaghbeg, Collooney, County Sligo. Funeral arriving at the Church of the Assumption, Collooney, on Saturday morning for 11am funeral mass. Private cremation to follow at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. No flowers by request.



Thomas (Jumbo) Carroll, Yonkers, New York and late of Corraun, Kiltyclogher, Co Leitrim. Removal of Remains from Dublin Airport on Monday morning to arrive at St Patrick’s Church, Kiltyclogher for Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards to adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired in lieu of the Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund



Betty McPartlan, nee Ward, Sheena, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim. Reposing at the residence of her Daughter in Law Margaret and the late Packie McPartlan, Derrycullinan, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim today from 4pm until 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday in St.Brigids Church, Drumkeerin at 12pm. Burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery. House private, please, outside of reposing times.



Molly Jenkins, nee McArdle, Doorley Park, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Resposing at Nazareth House Chapel, Churchill, Sligo from 5pm today until removal at 6.15pm to St Annes Church, Sligo to arrive at 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Saturday, burial to follow at Sligo cemetery. House private please.



Fr. John O’Donnell, Rockview, Blacklion, Co. Cavan.  Retired Priest of Killinagh/Glangevlin.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo.  Reposing at his home Rockview, Blacklion from 11am until 6pm today, house private thereafter.  Removal to St Patricks Church, Killinagh, Blacklion today to arrive at 8pm, Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the Church grounds.



Anthony Scanlon, Carrigans Lower, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at his residence, remains will repose at the Perry Funeral home Ballymote, this evening from 5pm to 7.30pm.  Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am in the Church of The Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, burial afterwards in Kilmorgan New Cemetry, Doo.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West hospice, Sligo.  House private please.



James Gilcreast, No.5 Fairgreen Leitrim Village, Carrick on Shannon.  Peacefully at St. Patricks Community Hospital, Carrick on Shannon.  Husband of Trish nee Ruane, Milltown Co. Galway, and son of James and Maureen Gilcreast, Drumshanbo.  Remains reposing at his residence today from 2pm to 9pm with family time there after please.  Requiem Mass on Saturday at 4pm in St. Joseph’s Church, Leitrim village with burial afterwards in St, Patricks New Cemetery, Drumshanbo.  House private on Saturday please, family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to St. Patricks Hospitals Patient Comfort Fund C/O MJ McLoughlin Funeral Directors, Carrick on Shannon.


Patrick Mc Loughlin, Ballymacoda, Cork and late of Farabar, Glenfarne.  Brother of the late Mary Margaret Slevin, Farabar. Reposing in Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton from 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm on Saturday followed by removal to St Michael’s Church, Glenfarne arriving at 8pm. Funeral mass Sunday at 12 noon followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to ISPCA Longford.


Brendan Rafferty, Enfield, Middlesex, London and late of Alma Cottage, Finisklin, Sligo.

Reposing at Feehilys Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 12pm on Tuesday the 31st of July followed by Celebration of Life at 12:30pm. Burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice, Sligo c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.