Obituaries, Wednesday Nov. 28th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Desmond Conway, London and Sligo


Michael Duffy, London and Dromahair


Tom Waters, Aclare


Martin Joe O’Grady, Gurteen


James Kilcoyne, Ballaghaderreen


Philomena Cullen, Glenfarne


Maureen Connolly, Rossinver


Vincent Gallagher Ballyshannon


David Clancy, Letterkenny and Tullaghan




Desmond (Dessie) Conway, London and formerly of Garavogue Villas, Sligo.  Funeral will arrive to The Nazareth House Chapel on Thursday for Requiem Mass at 12noon with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery.  Enquiries to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo on 0719162140.



Michael Duffy, London and Garvagh, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully at University College Hospital, London.  Removal on Thursday to St. Mary’s Church, Killenummery, Dromahair for funeral mass at 12 noon.  Burial afterwards in Carrowcrin Cemetery.



Tom Waters, Cloonbarry, Aclare, Co.Sligo. Remains reposing in the family home today from 5pm until 9pm.  Funeral on Thursday to arrive in St Attracta’s Church, Tourlestrane, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon with the burial afterwards in Kilmactigue cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Kilmactigue Parish Defibrillator Group, c/o John Brennan Funeral Director.



Martin Joe O’Grady, The Forge, Gurteen, Co. Sligo. Reposing at his residence until Thursday at 10.30am for family and friends only please. Removal on Thursday to St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen, for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Gurteen Cemetery.

James Kilcoyne, Castlerea Road, Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon. At the Mater Private Hospital. Reposing in The Sharkey Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen, on Thursday from 4pm. Removal at 7.30pm to St Nathy’s Cathedral, arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Friday at 1pm, with funeral proceeding to Kilcolman Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Irish Cancer Society-Cancer Research, C/o Sharkey Funeral Directors, Ballaghaderreen.


Philomena Cullen (nee Keaney) Cornamon, Glenfarne, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at her residence. Family time this evening please. Removal today to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Glenfarne for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice, Sligo.


Maureen Connolly nee McGovern, Aughnaha, Rossinver, Co. Leitrim. At the North West Hospice Sligo. Remains will repose at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton, this evening from 5pm to 6.30pm, with removal to St. Aidan’s Church, Ballaghameehan, arriving for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am, followed by interment in Rossinver cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice, Sligo, C/o Peter Carty Funeral Director, Garrison, Co. Fermanagh, or any family member. House private please.


Vincent Gallagher, Higginstown, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his late residence. House private to family only please.  Funeral mass in St Joseph’s Church, the Rock, Ballyshannon on Thursday at 11am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Enquires to John or Darren McGee on 071 98 51744.


David Clancy, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal and Agharroo, Tullaghan, Co. Leitrim. At Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at the family home in Agharroo on Thursday from 12noon until 4pm and from 5pm until 9pm; and on Friday from 12noon until 4pm and from 5pm until 9pm. House private at all other times. Removal on Saturday morning to arrive at St.Aidan’s Church, Kinlough for 11am Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in St.Aidan’s Cemetery, Kinlough. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to S.T.O.P., care of Mc Gloin Undertakers. 


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.