Obituaries, Friday, January 18th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:

Gabriel McCormack, Pettigo

Joy Cox, Blacklion

Padraig McGowan, Rathscanlon

Aidan Brennan, Ballymote

Kathleen McGlinchey, Ballintra

Sean Dixon, Lancashire, England

Mary Philomena Wynne, Ballinaglera

Elizabeth McDermot, Ballyshannon,


Gabriel McCormack, Bircog, Lough Derg Road, Pettigo, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at his residence.  Remains will be reposing at his residence until 9pm this evening and on Saturday from 4pm to 9pm.  Removal on Sunday afternoon at 12.00pm to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, Lettercran for Requiem Mass at 12.30 pm. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Family time please on Sunday morning.


Joy Cox, Monesk House, Monesk, Blacklion, Co. Cavan. Suddenly at her residence. House private.  Funeral Mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Killinagh, Blacklion on Saturday at 11am, followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Road, Cavan at 2pm. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the Irish Heart Foundation.


Padraig McGowan, ‘St Martins ‘, Rathscanlon, Tubbercurry, Co.Sligo.  Remains reposing in the Morahan Funeral Home, Tubbercurry, on Sunday afternoon from 4pm until 6pm and again on Monday from 12 noon with removal at 1pm to arrive in St John Evangelist Church, Tubbercurry for Requiem Mass at 1.30pm, with the funeral afterwards to St Nathy’s Cemetery Collooney.  Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to North West Hospice, Sligo c /o John Brennan Funeral Director, Cloonacool.

Aidan Brennan, 3 Stonepark, Ballymote, Co. Sligo and formerly of Mullinabreena, Chaffpool. Suddenly at his residence. Reposing at his residence today until 8pm. Funeral arriving to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, on Saturday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote. Enquiries to Coen’s Funeral Directors, Tubbercurry.


Kathleen McGlinchey, nee McGuinness, Garvanagh, Ballintra, Co Donegal. Peacefully at North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.  Reposing at her son Stephen’s and daughter-in-law Denise’s residence in Ballure (BOILER) Lane, Ballyshannon, this evening until 10pm, with remains going to St Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon on Saturday for 11am funeral mass, with burial afterward in St Mary’s Cemetery, Cashelard. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, C/o of John McGee Funeral Director or any family member.  Wake house private to family on the morning of the funeral please.


Sean Dixon, known as Seany, Preston, Lancashire, England. Son of Andy and Kitty (nee Devitt) and brother to Andrew and Angi. A funeral service will be held in Preston. Funeral Mass and burial will take place in Drumkeerin, Co Leitrim, at a date to be announced. Enquiries to Seamus Gallagher Funeral Director on 087 244 8642.


Mary Philomena Wynne, Cornamuckla North, Ballinaglera, Dowra Co Leitrim. At Aras Bride, Drumkeernan. , Remain will be reposing at Aras Bride, Drumkeeran on Sunday from 4pm to 6pm followed by removal of remains to St Hugh’s Church Ballinaglera arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 12 noon followed by burial in Fahy Cemetery.


Elizabeth McDermot, known as Ailish, Railway Road, known as Station Road, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, and formerly of Killybig, Garrison, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at the Sheil Hospital, Ballyshannon. In her 96th year. Sister of Patricia O Reilly, Station Road, Ballyshannon. Funeral arrangements later. All enquiries to Patrick McKenna, Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon, on 087 248 5819. House private please.


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