Obituaries, Wednesday Jan. 9th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:






David Harron, Ballintra


Mary Ellen Ward, Dromahair


John Hughes, Dromore West


Amanda McGrory, Donegal Town


Michael Healy, Drumcliffe


Charlie Harkin, Glenties






David Harron, Ballybulgan, Ballintra, Co. Donegal.  Suddenly.  Reposing at his residence today at 20 Brookfield Manor, Drumbar, Donegal Town, until 10pm .  Removal on Thursday to the Methodist Church, Ballintra for Funeral Service at 1.30pm with burial afterwards in St. Bridget’s Cemetery, Ballintra.  House private on the morning of the funeral please.


Mary Ellen Ward, nee Carroll, Drumlease, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at her home today from 5pm to 8pm.  House private thereafter.  Removal on Thursday to St. Patrick’s Church, Dromahair for funeral Mass at 11.30am.  Burial afterwards in Carrowcrin cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations if desired to the National Rehabilitation Centre, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin.


John Hughes, Churchhill, Dromore West, Co. Sligo, Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at Sweeney’s Funeral Home, Dromore West today from 4pm, with removal at 6pm to the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Dromore West. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12noon with burial afterwards in Churchill Cemetery, Dromore West.  No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to the North West Hospice, Sligo.


Amanda McGrory, 8 St Mary’s Park, Donegal Town. Remains reposing at her late residence today until 10pm. Remains leaving her residence at 10:30am on Thursday morning for funeral mass in St Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town, at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in Clar cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired to the Kevin Bell Fund. House private on morning of the funeral please.


Michael Healy,  Coolbeg, Drumcliff, Co Sligo. Remains reposing at McGloin’s Funeral Home, Cliffoney today from 5pm to 7pm. Removal at 7pm to St Colmcille’s Church,  Rathcormac to arrive at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12noon with burial afterwards in Drumcliff Cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to St John’s Hospital patient comfort fund.



Charlie Harkin, Mill Road, Glenties,, and formerly of Stragar, Killybegs and Peckham, London. Remains reposing at his residence at Mill Road, Glenties, from 10am to 11pm this Thursday with Rosary at 10pm.  Funeral from there on Friday morning at 10:30am to St.Connell’s Church, Glenties for Requiem Mass at 11am, followed by burial in Killybegs Cemetery, to arrive at approximately 12:45pm.  Family time from 11pm until 10am. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Friends of Letterkenny University Hospital, C/o James McGuinness & Sons Funeral Directors.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.