Obituaries, Wednesday 31st Oct. 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Marie Elizabeth Treacy, Castleconnor

Maura Cummins, Manorhamilton

Tim Newell, Sligo

Patrick Gallagher, Drumshanbo

John McPartlan, Dromahair

Patricia Walsh, Ballinrobe

Breda Burke, Ballyshannon

Pat Keown, Garrisson

Pat James Burke, Frosses

Vincent Cunningham, Kinlough

William Healy, Ballymote



Marie Elizabeth Treacy, nee Boland, formerly of Carranurlar, Castleconnor, Co Sligo. Passed away on October 4th, aged 86 years. Funeral service at Our Lady Queen of Peace,  St John’s, Worcester, England, on Friday at 1pm.

Maura Cummins (nee Starr), Millhill Lawns, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, and formerly of Sheeling, Circular Road, Sligo.  Reposing at her family home on Thursday evening from 6pm to 9pm with house private thereafter.  Removal to St Clare’s Church, Manorhamilton on Friday morning for funeral Mass at 11am followed by cremation at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan Town at 4pm.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Our Lady’s Hospital Patient Comfort Fund

Tim (Timmy) Newell, Veeceeze, Pearse Road, Sligo.  Suddenly at his home. A gathering to celebrate Tim’s journey through life will take place on Thursday evening at Canis Major, Clayton Hotel, Clarion Road, Sligo from 5pm to 8.30pm, sharing memories and pictures with voice and musical tributes. Cremation to follow in Lakelands Crematorium,  Cavan on Friday at 2pm. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu if desired to COPD Awareness.

Patrick (Pat) Gallagher, 12 Dristernen, Drumshanbo and formerly of Tents, Lough Allen, Co. Leitrim. Unexpectedly. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon on Thursday evening from 6pm until 8.15pm followed by removal to St Patrick’s Church, Drumshanbo,  arriving at 9pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Curraghs Cemetery, Tarmon. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to the Poor Clare Sisters, Drumshanbo.

John (Johnny) McPartlan, Drumlease, Dromahair and formerly Corry, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim. Reposing at the residence of his brother Tommy and sister-in-law Lily on Thursday from 4pm until 10pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10.45am in St Colmcille’s Church, Newbridge. Burial afterwards in Drumkeerin Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to The Oncology Unit, Sligo University Hospital. House private on the morning of the funeral please.

Patricia (Patsy) Walsh, nee Biggins, formerly of Ballinrobe, Co Mayo, and Dundrum, Dublin. Peacefully after a long illness at the residence of her daughter Patricia.  Loving mother of Robert, Fiona, Patricia, and Majella. Reposing at her daughter’s residence, ‘Dunamase’, Keadue Road, Leitrim Village, Co Leitrim, between 5pm and 9pm this evening, with family time thereafter please. Requiem Mass at 11.30am on Thursday in St Mary’s Church, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo, followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, C/o M J McLoughlin Funeral Directors, Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim.

Breda Burke (nee McGrath), Creevy, Rossnowlagh Road, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, and formerly of Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Retired teacher. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at family home Thursday from 11am to 9pm. House private at all other times. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am to St Patrick’s Church Ballyshannon followed by interment in St John the Baptist Cemetery, Toura. Family flowers only donations in lieu to Franciscan Missionary Union c/o Patsy McCauley Funeral Director or any family member.

Pat Keown, Bar-of-Slattinagh, Cashel, Garrison, Co. Fermanagh. Peacefully at his residence. Remains will repose at the family home on Thursday from 3pm to 10pm and on Friday from 3pm. House private all day Wednesday. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am in St Joseph’s Church, followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only,  donations in lieu if desired to Marie Curie, c/o Peter Carty Funeral Director or any family member.

Pat James Burke, Main Street, Frosses, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at his home this evening from 5pm to 11pm and Thursday from 11am until 10pm. Rosary on both nights at 10pm. Removal on Friday for 12 noon funeral mass in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses, with interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Friday morning. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Donegal Community Hospital Donegal Town, c/0 any family member or John McGowan Funeral Directors

Vincent Cunningham, 35 Millbrook, Kinlough, Co Leitrim, and formerly Ballinameen, Co Roscommon. Peacefully at Brentwood Nursing Home, Convoy, Co Donegal. Remains reposing at his late residence on Thursday evening from 5pm to 9pm. Removal on Friday morning to arrive at St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough, for 11am funeral Mass, with burial afterward in St Aidan’s Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, C/o any family member. House private on the morning of the funeral please.

William (Bill) Healy, Pearse Road, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry. Remains will repose at the Perry Funeral Home, Ballymote on Thursday from 5pm to 6.30 p.m., followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, to arrive at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Friday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote.


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