Obituaries, Monday 20th August, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Helen McGilloway, Sligo

Peg Kennedy, Ardara

Frankie (Sanco) Devaney, Sligo

Kathleen Hamilton, Mountcharles

Charlie Boyle, Letterbarrow

Norman Ernest Watson, Belleek

Shiva Blue Devine, Belleek

Kevin McCafferty, Ballybofey



Helen McGilloway, H.S.E. Cregg Community Services, No. 8 Hilltop, Carins Hill, Sligo.  Peacefully at her home.  Formerly of Tooban, Burnfoot, Co. Donegal.  Reposing at her late home in Burnfoot, Co. Donegal on Tuesday from 12 noon to 11pm.  Removal on Wednesday morning to arrive at St. Mura’s Church for 11am Requiem Mass followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations if desired to No 8 Hilltop, Cregg House,  care of Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.


Peg Kennedy, Cashel, Ardara, Co. Donegal.  Remains reposing at her daughter Mary McBrearty’s residence at Edergole, Ardara, today.  Funeral from there on Tuesday morning at 10.30am, going to the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara for Requiem Mass at 11am.  Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only please. Family time from 11pm to 10am.  Donations if desired to Killybegs Community Hospital, C/o Derek McCabe Funeral Director, Ardara.


Frankie (Sanco) Devaney, St.Brigid’s Place, Sligo. Peacefully at the Hazelwood Unit, St.John’s Hospital, Sligo. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Tuesday evening from 6-30pm with removal at  8pm to Sligo Cathedral arriving at 8-30pm.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11-30 am on Wednesday with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to The Hazelwood Unit, St.John’s Hospital, Sligo C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Kathleen Hamilton, Mullinbuoys, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. At Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal town. Reposing at her sister Jacqueline and brother in-law Hugh O’Hagen’s residence at Mullinbuoys, Mountcharles today until rosary at 9pm. Removal from there on Tuesday morning, going to St. Naul’s Church Ardaghey, for 11am Funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal Town, c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors Mountcharles or any family member.


Charlie Boyle, Drumboarty, Letterbarrow, Co. Donegal. Unexpectedly. Removal this evening from Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles at 6pm going to his late residence to repose there until 9pm. Remains will be reposing on Tuesday from 2pm until 9pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to the Church of the Holy Redeemer, Drimarone for 11am funeral mass, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. A one-way system will operate at the wake, entry via Drimarone and exit at Meenacally on the Dummy’s Bridge Road.


Norman Ernest Watson, Corry, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen. Reposing at the family home on Tuesday from 11am until 9pm. House private at all other times. Funeral service on Wednesday in Belleek Parish Church of Ireland at 2pm, followed by committal in adjoining churchyard. Family Flowers donations in lieu, if so desired, to Belleek Parish Church Fund, c/o Patsy McCauley Funeral Director or any family member.

Shiva Blue Devine, 4 The Acres, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Tragically following an accident, aged 20. Reposing at her residence in Belleek this evening from 7pm. Removal on Tuesday arriving at St. Brigid’s Church, Ballintra for 11am Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. All enquiries to Jackie Carron Funeral Director on 087-973-4000.


Kevin McCafferty, Trusk, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal. Brother of Florence Travers, Drumanis, Laghey,Co. Donegal, and Brendan Mc Cafferty, Garteen,  Ballintrillick, Co. Sligo. Suddenly at his residence. Remains will repose at his late residence from 11am on Tuesday until removal on Thursday at 10.30am for Requiem Mass in St. Mary’s, Church, Sessiaghoneill, at 11 am, with interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in lieu of flowers,if so desired, to the Donegal Hospice, care of any family member, or G. Mc Cool & Son, Funeral Directors, Ballybofey. Family time please, from 11 pm until 11 am and on the morning of the funeral. A shuttle bus will be provided from the car park at St. Mary’s Church, Sessiaghoneill, Ballybofey on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 5pm.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.