Obituaries, Saturday, February 16th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Laurence Scanlon, London and Sligo


Paddy Cannon, Ardara

Mary Morrison, Sligo


Doreen Tighe, Ballymote


John Kilcolm, Ballintogher


Nuala Galligan, Tullaghan


Philomena Rice, Grange


Maureen Cunningham, Kilcar



Laurence (Larry) Scanlon, Leyton, London and formerly of Sligo Town. Suddenly, at his residence in London. Funeral service will be held at 3.30pm on Wednesday at East Chapel, City of London Cemetery & Crematorium, Aldersbrook Road, Manor Park, London, E12 5DQ, UK. Family flowers only please to Manor Park Co-op Funeralcare, 50 Whitta Road, London, E12 5DA, UK before 12pm, 20th February. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to Age Action Ireland or Age UK.


Paddy Cannon, Glengesh, Ardara, Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at his son Gerard Cannon’s at Glengesh, Ardara. Funeral from there this morning at 11.15am, going to the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara, for Requiem Mass as 12 noon. Interment afterward in the adjoining cemetery. Rosary at 10pm. Family time to 11am.


Mary Morrison (nee McDonagh) Doorly Park, Sligo and formerly of Spring Garden, Dromard, Co. Sligo. Requiem Mass in St. Anne’s Church, Sligo this morning at 11am with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to The North West Hospice, Sligo, C/o Foley & McGowans Funeral Home, Sligo.


Doreen Tighe, Mulla Cottage, Mullaghcor, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Retired theatre nurse, Baggot Street Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote this evening   from 5pm to 6.30pm. Arriving at the Church of the Immaculate Conception for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery.


John Kilcolm, (Johnny), Drumee, Ballintogher, Co Sligo. Peacefully at his residence. (Survived by his brother, Laurence; sisters Raphael Coen, Brid Howley, Strandhill. Predeceased by sister, Margaret Cosgrove). Remains reposing at Kelly’s Funeral Home, Ballygawley, Co Sligo, today from 4pm until 7pm. Funeral mass on Sunday at 11am in the Church of the Assumption, Sooey, Co Sligo. Private cremation to follow at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. House private. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Community Palliative Care, Sligo.



Nuala Galligan, Duncarbery, Tullaghan, Co. Leitrim. At the North West Hospice, Sligo, after a short illness. Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to Conlan and Breslin Funeral Directors, Bundoran.


Philomena Rice (née Treacy) formerly of Main St, Grange, Co. Sligo. Reposing at the Nazareth Chapel on Sunday from 4.30pm to 6.30pm. Removal at 6.30pm to the church of Mary Immaculate Grange to arrive at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am with burial afterwards in St Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney.


Maureen Cunningham, Far Straleel, Kilcar, Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at her home today at 4pm. Removal from her home on Monday at 11.30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 11am both nights. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Irish Lung Foundation or Donegal Hospice if desired, c/o any family member.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.