Obituaries, Wednesday, August 8th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Gavin Jones, Strandhill

Patrick McHugh, Bruckless

Michael Davitt, Kinlough

Dympna Lilly, Belcoo

Mary Melly, Belleek

John Cassidy, Donegal Town

Michael Devaney, Ballintra



Gavin Jones, 8 Dorrins Strand, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Suddenly in Hanoi, Vietnam. Reposing at the family residence at 8 Dorrins Strand, Strandhill on Friday 10th August from 12 noon until 8pm. Funeral will arrive to St. John`s Cathedral, John Street, Sligo on Saturday for Funeral Service at 12 noon. Private cremation will take place in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan on Sunday. Family flowers only donations to The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust C/o The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo.


Patrick (known as Paddy) McHugh, Carntullagh, Bruckless. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Remains reposing at the home of his son Bernard McHugh, Carntullagh, Bruckless today from 12 o’clock until 10pm.  Removal on Thursday morning at 10.30am going to the Church of St Joseph and St. Conal, Bruckless for Funeral Mass at 11am.  Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please on the morning of the funeral.


Micheál Davitt, Inish Temple, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Suddenly at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements later. House private please.


Dympna Lilly, nee Keaney, 43b Lattone Road, Belcoo and late of Corryglass, Belcoo. Remains reposing at her residence with removal this evening at 6:30pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Holywell, Belcoo, arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am with the burial to the adjoining cemetery.


Mary Melly (nee O’Brien) Formerly of Manger, Belleek and late of Rockfield Close, Belleek Co Fermanagh. Peacefully in her 90th year. Reposing at the residence of her son Francis, Fassagh, Belleek from 6pm until 10pm today and Thursday from 10am until 10pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am in Saint Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to the Alzheimer’s Society c/o Patsy McCauley Funeral director or any family member. Family time on Friday morning.


John [Celtic] Cassidy, Leghowney, Donegal Town. Reposing at the home of his nephew Shane Cassidy, Leghowney today from 6pm until 10pm tonight and from 12 noon until 10pm tomorrow Thursday. Removal on Friday at 10.30am to St. Agathas Church Clar for 11am Funeral Mass with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu to the Clar conference, St Vincent De Paul in care of any family member. House Private on Friday morning please.


Michael Devaney, Ballinacarrick House, Ballintra, Co. Donegal. Funeral arrangements later.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.