Obituaries, Thursday, August 9th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Gavin Jones, Strandhill

Micheál Davitt, Kinlough

Mary Melly, Belleek

John Cassidy, Donegal Town

Michael Devaney, Ballintra

Anne Fogarty, Liverpool and Belcoo


Gavin Jones, 8 Dorrins Strand, Strandhill, County Sligo. Suddenly in Hanoi, Vietnam. Reposing at the family residence at 8 Dorrins Strand 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 care of the Foley & McGowan Funeral Home.


Micheál Davitt, Inish Temple, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim and formerly Boyle Co. Roscommon and London. Suddenly at Sligo University Hospital. Remains reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel Manorhamilton on Friday from 5pm to 7pm with removal to the Church of the Annunciation Mullies to arrive at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in 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 10am until 10pm today. 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 from 12 noon until 10pm today. 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, at his residence. Reposing at his residence from 11am until 10pm today. Removal on Friday to St Bridget’s Church Ballintra for 3pm Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. Family flowers only please.  House private on Friday. Donations in lieu of flowers to Solace Donegal Town C/O any family member.



Anne Fogarty nee Stewart, 10 Doulton Close, Beechwood, Birkenhead, Liverpool. Formerly of Mullinavarnoge, Belcoo, Co. Fermanagh. Sister of Tom Stewart. Removal from John McKeegan Funeral Home, Mill Street, Enniskillen at 10am on Saturday to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Holywell, Belcoo, Co. Fermanagh for 11am Funeral Mass with interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Martin (Yoshi) Murrin, 2 Cranmore Drive, Sligo. Peacefully after a short illness at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at his home in Cranmore from 9am to 11am tomorrow Friday. Removal to St. Anne’s Church arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon. Private cremation follows. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.