Obituaries, Monday, January 28th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Sean Dixon, Preston, England


Gerard Mc Loughlin, Rosses Point


Raymond Cawley, Bunnanadden


Gillian Ballantyne, Sligo


Angela Curtin, Sligo

Dermot O’ Connell, 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 this evening at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.


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.


Gillian Ballantyne, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Reposing at her residence this afternoon 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.


Angela Curtin (nee Carty), Yeats Drive, Sligo and formerly of Bundoran, Co Donegal. Suddenly at her residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. House private please. Enquiries to Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Directors on 071 9162140.


Dermot O’ Connell, The Weighbridge, Mail Coach Rd, Sligo and formerly St Bridget’s Place Sligo.  Ex 28th Battalion Finner Camp, Co Donegal.  Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel from 5:30pm on Tuesday with removal at 6:45pm to St Anne’ Church Sligo to arrive to arrive at 7:30pm.  Mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Wednesday burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.