Obituaries, Saturday, February 16th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Laurence Scanlon, London and Sligo


Doreen Tighe, Ballymote


John Kilcolm, Ballintogher


Nuala Galligan, Tullaghan


Philomena Rice, Grange


Maureen Cunningham, Kilcar


Christina Hawkins, Sligo



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.



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. Remains will be reposing at her late residence today, from 4pm to 8pm and on Sunday from 1pm to 6pm. Removal on Monday to St. Patricks Church, Tullaghan for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with burial afterwards to Kinlough Cemtery. House private on the morning of the funeral please.



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.



Christina Hawkins, (nee Lynch), Nazareth Village, Sligo and formerly of St. Josephs Terrace, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Enquiries to Foley &Mc Gowan Funeral Directors on 071 916 2140



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.