Obituaries, Sunday, January 27th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Sean Dixon, Preston, England


May Kennoy, Sligo


Seamus Martin, Ballyshannon


Gerard Mc Loughlin, Rosses Point


Raymond Cawley, Bunnanadden


John Francis Murray, Gurteen


Gillian Ballantyne, Sligo




Sean Dixon, known as Seany, Preston Lancashire England son of Andy and Kitty (nee Devitt) and brother to Andrew and Angi. Removal to St. Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin on Monday at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.


May Kennoy (nee Conboy), 62 St. Edward’s Terrace, Sligo, peacefully at her home. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, until 5.30pm today. Removal on Monday to St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo, arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice Fund c/o Seán Feehily at Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Seamus Martin, Assaroe View, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Reposing at the family home today until 9pm. Requiem mass on Monday in St Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon at 11am, followed by interment in Abbey Cemetery.  Family flowers, donations to the Oncology Unit, Sligo University Hospital, c/o Patsy McCauley Funeral Director. Family time on Monday morning.


Gerard Mc Loughlin, Lower Rosses, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo. At the Ealing Hospital, Middlesex, London. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Enquiries to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo on 0719162140


Raymond (Ray) Cawley, Flower Hill, Bunninadden, Co. Sligo, and formerly of Rathanna, Sligo. At Galway University Hospital. Reposing at Foley & Mc Gowan`s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Tuesday evening from 6pm with removal at 8pm to The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo arriving at 8.30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday morning at 11.30am with funeral proceeding to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan to arrive at 3.30pm approx. House private please. Family flowers only, donations if desired to The North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo c/o Foley & Mc Gowan`s Funeral Directors.


John Francis Murray, St John’s Hospital Sligo and late of Cloonanure, Gurteen, Co. Sligo. Peacefully. Reposing at St John’s Hospital Chapel this evening from 5.30pm with removal at 6.30pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen arriving at 7.30pm. Mass of The Ressurection on Monday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Knockbrack Cemetry, Keash.


Gillian Ballantyne, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Reposing at her residence on Monday from 2pm to 7pm. House private at all other times. Removal on Tuesday at 12.30pm to Sligo Presbytarian Church, Church St., Sligo arriving at 1pm for funeral service, followed by burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scardan. Family flowers only, donations to the North West Hospice, c/o Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.



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