Obituaries, Friday 31st August, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Mary Ann McBrearty, Bruckless

George Higgins, Ballisodare

Cieran Kelly, Frosses

Sr. Bernardine Shannon, Sligo



Mary Ann McBrearty, Castlereagh, Bruckless.  Removal this morning at 10.30am going to The Church of St. Joseph and St. Conal, Bruckless for 11am Requiem Mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The Patients’ Comfort Fund, Killybegs Community Hospital or Donegal Hospice c/o any family member or John B O’Donnell funeral director.


George Higgins, Coventry and late of Stella Maris, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo.  Mass for the repose of his soul on Saturday at 1pm in Saint Brigid’s Church, Corhownagh, Ballisodare.


Cieran Kelly, The Roose, Frosses, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny. Private Cremation will take place today. Memorial Service later with date and time to be confirmed. All enquiries to John McGowan Funeral Directors on 087-270-6699.


Sr. Bernardine (Cecilia) Shannon, Ursuline Sisters, Temple St. Sligo and formerly of St. Angela’s College, Wales and Tulsk, Co. Roscommon.  Peacefully.  Reposing at Nazareth House, Sligo today from 4pm to 6pm with Evening Prayer at 5.45pm.  Funeral Mass in Nazareth House on Saturday at 12 noon followed by burial in Ursuline Cemetery, Finisklin, Sligo.  Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to North West Hospice Sligo c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.