Obituaries, Friday 12th October, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Niamh Ginger, Aylesbury, UK and Sligo


Martin Gilchrist, Edgeworthstown


Ann O Rourke, Sligo


Martin Kearns, Sligo and Geevagh


Margaret Elizabeth Johnston, Belcoo


Rita Scott, Donegal Town


Barbara Ellis, Dromahair





Niamh Ginger (nee Keane), Aylesbury, Bucks. U.K. and formerly of “Glenvara”, Sea Road, Sligo. Daughter of PJ and Maureen and sister of Sharon, Aileen, Patricia and David, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Wednesday October 24th in St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, High Street, Aylesbury. Burial follows in Aylesbury Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity. Enquiries to Seán Feehily Funeral Services, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 071-915-9999. A memorial service will be celebrated at 12 noon on Saturday November 10th in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo.


Martin Gilchrist, Aughafin, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. Peacefully after a short illness. Son-in-law of Mary Gilroy, Grange, Co Sligo. Reposing at his residence today until 7pm. House strictly private thereafter. Funeral mass on Saturday in St Mary’s Church, Edgeworthstown at 12 noon, with burial afterward in Aughafin cemetery. Donations if desired to Longford Palliative Care.


Ann O Rourke, Fatima Avenue and Larassa, Sea Road, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Peacefully after a brief illness at the Mater Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at the Foley and Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo this evening from 5:30pm to 7pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Saturday for Requiem Mass at 11am, followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery.


Martin Kearns, Markievicz Heights, Sligo and formerly Geevagh, Co. Sligo Peacefully at The private Mater Hospital, Dublin.  Reposing at his home until 10pm tonight. Removal from his home on Saturday to Saint John’s Church, Carraroe, to arrive for Mass of Christian Burial at 11am. Burial to follow in Scarden Cemetery, Strandhill Road, Sligo. House private to family Saturday morning please.


Margaret Elizabeth Johnston, 566 Sligo Road, Dornogagh, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. Wake today until 8pm. House Private at all other times. Funeral Mass on Saturday morning at 11am in St Joseph’s Church, Mullaghdun, Belcoo, with burial afterward in adjoining cemetery.



Rita Scott, Clarlougheske, Donegal Town, Co Donegal.  Removal from Gibson’s Funeral Home, Convoy this evening at 6.15pm to Christ Church Lough Eske. Funeral Service in Christ Church Lough Eske, Sunday, at 3pm followed burial in the Glebe Cemetery, Donegal Town.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to Christ Church Lough Eske, care of George Irwin Funeral Directors or any family member.  House strictly private please.



Barbara Ellis, Midsummers Cottage, Main Road, Dromahair, Co Leitrim. Suddenly at Sligo University Hospital. Celebration of life and service will take place on Monday evening at Canis Major Church, Clayton Hotel grounds, Clarion Road, Sligo at 6:30pm. Cremation will follow in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harolds Cross, Dublin on Tuesday. House and cremation strictly private please. Family flowers only please, Donations in lieu if desired to Shout Out, C/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.