Obituaries, Thursday, February 28th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




John Joe Murtagh, Tawley


Michael Cornyn, Dowra

Tony McGarry, Coola


Josie McPartland, Drumkeerin


Dolores Treacy, Sligo


Elizabeth Cornwall, Boyle


Bridget Butler, Kilcar




John Joe Murtagh, Tawley, Castlegal, Co. Leitrim. After a short illness at Sligo University Hospital.   Brother of Annie Dolan, Sligo,; Brigid Finnegan, Rosses Point; Mary McAloon, Letterbreen; and Packie, Laghta. Reposing at his home today until 4pm and from 6pm until 10pm. House private at all other times. Arriving at St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough on Friday for 12 noon Funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in St Aidan’s Cemetery, Kinlough.   Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to North West Hospice, c/o Mc Gloin’s Undertakers.



Michael Cornyn, Corlisbannon, Dowra, Co. Cavan.  Peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Remains reposing at the residence of his niece Jennifer Cornyn, 6 Drumlin Glen, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh today. Removal on Saturday, via Dowra and the Metal Bridge, to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Doobally, Dowra for 12 noon funeral mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Tony McGarry, Coola, Sooey, Co. Sligo and formerly of Market Street, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at his residence on Friday from 4pm to 9pm and on Saturday from 5pm to 9pm.  Remains arriving at Church of Assumption, Sooey on Sunday for funeral Mass at 1pm.  Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery Sooey.


Josie McPartland, nee McHugh, Grouse Lodge, Drumkeerin, and formerly of Towneycorry, Lough Allen, Co. Leitrim. At Arus Breffni, Manorhamilton. Reposing at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law Francis and Maura McPartland, Sheena, Drumkeerin, today from 6pm until 8pm. House private at all other times, please. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12pm in St. Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin. Burial to follow in Curraghs Cemetery, Tarmon.



Dolores Treacy, (nee Hughes), “Bunavoy”, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Suddenly at her home. Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon on Saturday in the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill Sligo. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family home private please.



Elizabeth (Betty) Cornwall, nee Boland, Boyle and Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle. Peacefully at Roscommon County Hospital.  Reposing in Mahon’s Funeral Home, Boyle, this evening from 6pm to 8pm, arriving at the Church of Ireland, Boyle on Friday morning for Funeral Service at 11am. Burial afterward in the adjoining graveyard.


Bridget Butler, Shanagh, Kilcar, Co Donegal. Removal from Killybegs Community Hospital today at 5pm to arrive at her home at 5:30pm. Remains reposing at her home. Removal from her home on Saturday at 10:30am for funeral mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 11am. Interment afterward in Kilcar cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 11am both nights.


A Month’s Mind Mass will be offered for Kellie Leonard, Aughagad, Grange, on Friday night at 8pm in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange, Co Sligo.


A Month’s Mind Mass for Ray Cawley, Flowerhill, Bunnanadden, Co. Sligo, will be offered in Bunnanadden Church , Co. Sligo on Saturday 2nd  March at 12:00 noon.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.