Obituaries, Thursday Jan. 10th, 10am

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

Margaret Foley, Ballymote


Pearl Timony, Mountcharles


Connie Cunningham, Carrick




David Harron, Ballybulgan, Ballintra, Co. Donegal.  Suddenly.  Removal from his residence at 20 Brookfield Manor, Drumbar, Donegal Town today 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.    Removal from her home today 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.  Requiem Mass today at 12noon in Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Dromore West 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 leaving her residence at 10:30am this 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.   Requiem Mass today in St Colmcille’s Church 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, until 11pm today 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.



Margaret Foley (nee Fox), Rathdooney, Ballymote Co, Sligo in her 100th year.  Peacefully at the Ballymote Community Nursing Unit.  Reposing at her home in Rathdooney today from 2pm to 6pm, followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote to arrive at 7pm.  Mass of the Resurrection on Friday at 12noon.   Burial afterwards in St. Columbas Cemetery.



Pearl Timony, Station Road, Mountcharles and formally of Drumcliffe house, Donegal town. Peacefully at Aras Mhic Shuibhne, Mullinasole, Laghey. Remains will be reposing at Gallagher’s Funeral home, Station Road, Mountcharles today Thursday from 4pm until 8pm. Removal from there on Friday morning at 10.30am going to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles for 11am funeral mass, followed by cremation afterwards in Lakeland’s Crematorium, Cavan at 4pm. Family flowers only please.



Connie Cunningham, Teelin Road, Carrick, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Remains will be removed today at 2pm from Shovlins Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara, to arrive home at 3pm.  Funeral Mass is at 1pm on Saturday in St. Columbus Church, Carrick with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Rosary each night at 9pm.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.