Obituaries, Friday 19th October, 5pm




Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



James Francis Dodd, Birmingham, and Ballindoon, Sligo

Kathleen McCoy, Gurteen,

Rita McNally, Ballyshannon

Paddy White, Sligo

Kitty Donlon, Carney

Mary Gilmartin, Sligo

Lena Sweeney, Enniscrone

Laurence (Larry) Lee, Sligo

Reverend Fr. Seamus Gallagher, Frosses

Laurence Dolan, Ballinamore

Isa  Greer, Dromard



James Francis (Jim) Dodd, Olton, Solihull, Birmingham, and Ballindoon, Co Sligo. Reposing at Stephen and Philip Painter Independent Funeral Directors, Acocks Green, on Sunday, October 21st, from 3pm to 5pm. Requiem Mass at Olton Friary Church, Solihull, on Monday at 10:15am, followed by interment at Robin Hood Cemetery. No flowers please; donations to Father Hudson’s Care UK or Capuchin Day Centre, Dublin, if desired.


Kathleen (Kay) McCoy, Carn, Gurteen, Co. Sligo.  Reposing at her residence this evening until 9pm.  Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday at 12 noon in St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen with burial afterwards in Mount Irwin Cemetery.  House strictly private on Saturday morning please. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice and the Dementia Fund,  Sligo University Hospital, C/o O’Dowd Funeral Directors, Gurteen.


Rita McNally, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at her late residence this evening until 10pm. Funeral arriving on Saturday to St. Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with interment in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only, house private to family on the morning of the funeral please.


Paddy White, Aylesbury Park, Strandhill Road, Sligo; Lucan, Co Dublin; and formerly of Kingsbrook, Riverstown, Co Sligo. Peacefully at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle, Co Roscommon. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel Sligo this evening from until 7pm. Funeral Mass will take place in Nazareth Chapel on Saturday at 12 noon, with burial afterwards in Ballyrush cemetery.

Kitty Donlon (nee Carty), Whitewood House, Lissadell, Carney, Co Sligo. Remains reposing at her home this evening until 9pm. Removal on Saturday morning to St Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, to arrive for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Rathcormac cemetery. House private on Saturday morning please.


Mary Gilmartin (née Enright), Crozon Downs, Sligo Town, Sligo.  Formerly of Drumfad, Co. Sligo and Lower Abbey Street, Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo from 9.30am on Saturday with removal at 10.30 am to Saint Anne’s Church, Sligo to arrive for Mass of Christian Burial at 11am.  Cremation to follow in Lake Lands Crematorium.


Lena Sweeney (nee Mullaney) Quigabar, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo. Reposing at her residence this evening until 7pm. Funeral will arrive to Church of our Lady Assumed in to Heaven, Enniscrone at 8.30pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday morning at 10am with funeral proceeding to St Patrick’s Cemetery, Kilglass.


Laurence (Larry) Lee, Woodtown Lodge, Sligo and formerly of Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Nazareth House Nursing Home. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo. Removal at 6.30pm to St Anne’s Church, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection at 12.30pm on Saturday. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. House Private please.


Reverend Fr. Seamus Gallagher, Frosses, Parish Priest of Inver, County Donegal, formerly of Main Street, Dungloe. Suddenly. Reposing at the parochial House Frosses on Saturday from 5pm to 10pm and on Sunday from 12 noon until 10pm. Requiem Mass in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary Frosses on Monday at 12 noon with interment afterwards in St. Naul’s cemetery Ardaghey. Rosary each night at 10pm. Family Flowers only, donations in lieu to Sr. Mary Dolores Sweeney Missionaries Sierra Leone CO any family member or John MacGowan Funeral Directors.


Laurence Dolan, Garryfliuch, Derradda, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at the Mortuary at St. Patrick’s Hospital. Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday afternoon from 3pm to 6pm, followed by removal to Sr. Brigid’s Church, Corraleehan arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass at 11am on Monday followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to North West Hospice c/o Smith Funeral Directors or any family member.


Isa  Greer nee Dorran, Dromard, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Summerville Nursing Home, Strandhill.  Funeral will arrive to Skreen Parish Church on Saturday for 2pm Funeral Service followed by internment in adjoining graveyard, Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Alzheimers Association, C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors , Ballisodare, Co. Sligo, House private please


A memorial mass will be offered for the late Cierán Kelly, The Roose , Frosses, Co. Donegal on Saturday October 20 at 11am in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses. Interment of ashes in the adjoining cemetery. All enquiries to John McGowan Funeral Directors on 087 270 6699.




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