Obituaries, Saturday Jan. 5th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Angela Raftery, Sligo


Brendan Byrne, Sligo and Dromahair


Edward Joseph Maguire, Inver


Joan Duncan, Donegal Town


Lilly McClay, Donegal


Michael Vincent McMorrow, Glenfarne








Angela Raftery (nee Williams), “Ashdene”, Strandhill Road, Sligo. At North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Reposing at the home of her daughter Louise at Ballyweelin, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo, from 3pm to 6pm on Sunday. Home private to family at all other times. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Monday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund, c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Brendan Byrne, Colmcille Drive, Rosses Point, Sligo, and formerly of Tully, Dromahair, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at St. Phelim’s Nursing Home, Dromahair. Brother of Carrie Maguire, Ballinode, Sligo. Reposing at Fowley’s Funeral Home, Dromahair, on Sunday, from 4.30pm to 6.15pm, followed by removal to St Mary’s Church, Killenummery, arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 12 noon, followed by cremation at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, at 4pm approx.


Edward Joseph Maguire, Keelogs, Inver, Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital.  Remains will be reposing at his late residence today until 10pm, and on Sunday from 3pm until 10pm.  Removal from there on Monday at 11.30am going to St. Nauls Church, Ardaghey, for 12noon funeral mass, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.



Joan Duncan, Main St. Donegal Town.  Peacefully at the Arus McSuibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey.  Remains reposing at her residence, Main St. Donegal Town, today until 5.30pm with removal to St. Patricks Church for 6pm.  Funeral mass on Sunday at 11.30am with burial immediately afterwards in St. Agathas Cemetery, Clar.



Lilly McClay, Moyne, Donegal PO, Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital.  Reposing at Donegal Community Hospital from 2pm on Sunday with removal at 4pm to Laghey Parish Church.  Funeral Service in Laghey Parish Church on Monday at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to Donegal Community Hospital Patients Comfort Fund, or Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind care of George Irwin Funeral Directors or any family member.



Michael Vincent McMorrow, Cornacloy, Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully at the Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Boyle.  Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton, Sunday evening from 5pm to 7pm with removal to St Michael’s Church, Glenfarne to arrive at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 11.30am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Abbey Haven Nursing Home.


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