Obituaries, Saturday, February 9th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:






Malachy Sweeney, Sligo


Gerry Dunne, Aclare


Peggy Clancy, Frosses


Joan Stallion, Sligo


Gráinne Gallagher, Kilcar


Philomena Dorrian, Ballyshannon


John Mc Gee, Pettigo


Margaret O’ Keeffe, Boyle



Malachy Sweeney, Crozon Downs, Sligo and formerly of Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. Peacefully at The Hazelwood Unit, St. John’s Hospital Sligo. Reposing at Foley & Mc Gowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday, from 5.30pm until 7.30pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Friday for Requiem Mass at 11am with funeral proceeding to The Holy Trinity Cemetery, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. House is strictly private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to St. John’s Patient Comfort Fund c/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Gerry Dunne, ‘Cairns Lodge ‘, Lislea, Aclare, Co. Sligo. Remains reposing in the Brennan Funeral home, Kilmactigue on Tuesday evening from 5pm with removal at 7.30pm to arrive in The Church of the Holy Rosary, Kilmactigue at 8pm. Requiem mass on Wednesday at 11am with the funeral afterwards to Kilmactigue cemetery.


Peggy Clancy (nee Gallagher), Drumatumpher, Frosses, and formerly of Glengesh, Ardara Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at her home today until 10pm. Removal on Sunday morning for 10am funeral Mass in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses with private cremation afterwards. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the Donegal Hospice c/o any family member of John McGowan Funeral Directors. House private on Sunday morning please. A one-way system will operate at the wake house entry on the Frosses/Glenties Rd and exit on the Donegal/ Killybeggs Rd. Parking available at Coughlan Avenue.



Joan Stallion, Highfield Road, Sligo and formerly of East Finchley, London. Peacefully at the Northwest Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at her residence today from 5pm until 8pm. Private cremation will follow. Enquiries to Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors, Sligo on 071 9162140


Gráinne Gallagher, Cashlings, Kilcar Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at her home from 11am on Sunday.  Removal on Tuesday at 10.30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, for 11am. Interment afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 11am both nights.



Philomena Dorrian, Saimer Drive, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at the Sheil Hospital, Ballyshannon. Reposing at John McGee and Sons Funeral Home, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon, on Tuesday evening from 5pm until 9pm with remains going to St. jospehs Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon on Wednesday morning for 11am Funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cashelard, Ballyshannon. House private please.



John Mc Gee, Ardnaglass, Pettigo. Remains reposing at the home of his sister Isobel Curran, Drumherriff, Pettigo from 7pm this evening. Removal of remains on Sunday evening to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Pettigo at 8.30pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.



Margaret O’ Keeffe, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Artane, Dublin. Peacefully at Abbeyhaven Nursing Home, Boyle. Sister of Mary Ballantyne and sister-in-law Pat Ballantyne, Ballinafad, Boyle, Co. Sligo. Reposing at Abbeyhaven Nursing Home, Boyle on Sunday evening from 4.30pm until 6.30pm followed by Removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballinafad, arriving for Mass of Christian Burial at 7pm. Private burial will take place on Monday in Dublin.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.