Obituaries, Sunday Dec. 16th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:






Aodhán O’Higgins, Strandhill


John Whyte, Skreen 


Valerie McDonnell, Belmullet


Amanda McGroary, Donegal Town


Mary Burns, Sligo


Patsy McDonagh, Sligo








Aodhán O’Higgins, Strandhill, Co. Sligo and formerly of Lahinch, Co. Clare.  Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon on Monday in St. Patrick’s Church, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. House private.  No flowers, donations in lieu if desired to the Irish Wheelchair Association c/o Seán Feehily Funeral Services, Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


John Whyte, (Known as Jack) Easkey Care Home and formerly of Ross, Skreen, Co. Sligo.  Reposing at The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Monday evening from 5pm with removal at 6.30pm to St Adamnan`s Church, Skreen, Co. Sligo arriving at 7pm.  Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11am with Funeral proceeding to St.Mary`s Cemetery, Skreen, Co.Sligo.


Valerie McDonnell, Attycunnane, Belmullet, Co. Mayo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Funeral will arrive at the Church of our Lady of Lourdes, Glencastle on Monday for funeral mass at 12 noon followed by burial in Glencastle New Cemetery.  Family flowers only please.  Donations if desired to the Sligo University Hospital Oncology Trust (SHOUT) and Inis Aoibheann at the Galway University Hospital.  House private please.


Amanda McGroary, 8 St Mary’s Park, Donegal Town.  Funeral arrangements later.


Mary Burns, Nee Woods, Aughamore, Carraroe, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.  Reposing at her son Turlough and Daughter in law Jackie’s House, Aughamore from 3pm to 6pm on Monday.  Family time thereafter with removal at 7pm to St. Johns Church, Carraroe to arrive at 7.30pm.  Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon on Tuesday, burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.  Colm Burns Commercials and Burns Car Sales will be closed on Tuesday as a mark of respect to Mary.  House private outside reposing times please.


Patsy McDonagh, nee Brennan, Chapel Street Sligo and formerly of Kilross, Ballygawley.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Remains reposing in the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo on Monday evening from 5pm with removal at 7pm to Saint Anne’s Church, Sligo arriving for 7.30pm.  Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 11am followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery.  Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Saint Anne’s Church Restoration Fund C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo.  House Private Please



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.