Obituaries, Thursday, March 7th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:

Margaret Waugh, Frosses

 Berni O’Hara, Dun Laoghaire, and Manorhamilton

Aileen Iosso, Sligo

Teresa Wilson, Kiltyclogher

Nora Forde, Easkey

Christopher Porter, London and Ballymote

 Kathleen Friel, Mountcharles

Patrick (Patsy) Cassidy, Ballyshannon

June Donaghy, Barnasrahy


Margaret Waugh, Drimagra, Frosses, Co Donegal.  Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal Town.  Reposing at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Cath Waugh, Drimagra, Frosses until 10pm.  Removal on Friday morning for 11am funeral Mass in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses, followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, at 3pm. House private on the morning of the funeral please, family flowers only. Donations if desired to Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal Town, c/o of any family member or John McGowan Funeral Director.  A one-way system will operate at the wake house. Entry at Meennagra on the Frosses to Glenties Road and exit at Secleis cross roads Drimarone.


Berni O’Hara, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin and formerly of Brackarymore, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Glengara Park Nursing Home.  Reposing at his home until 7pm. Funeral Mass at 10am on Friday morning, in the Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Churchview Road, Johnstown/Killiney, followed by burial at Shanganagh Cemetery. All enquiries to Carnegies Funeral Directors, The Crescent, Monkstown. Ph: 01 2808882.

Aileen Iosso, (nee Gilroy), Cranford, New Jersey, U.S.A. and late of Hazelwood Avenue, Sligo. Suddenly after a brief illness. Daughter of Dan, Sligo and sister of Brendon, Louisiana.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.   All enquiries to Seán Feehily Funeral Services.


Teresa Wilson, Leicester, England and late of Corracloon, Kiltyclogher, Co Leitrim. Memorial Mass this Saturday at 11am in St Patrick’s Church, Kiltyclogher, followed by Burial of Ashes in the adjoining cemetery.

Nora Forde (nee Duffy), Main St, Easkey, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Friday evening from 5pm with removal at 7pm to St. James Church, Easkey, arriving at 7.45pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11:00am with funeral proceeding to Roslea, Cemetery, Easkey. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St. Cecilia`s Special School, Cregg House, Sligo.


Christopher Porter, late of London and formerly of Clooneen, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Predeceased by his brothers Willie, Tommy, Jimmy and Richard. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12:30pm at the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, Old Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5QT. Proceeding afterwards to the East Chapel, West London Crematorium, Kensal Green, Harrow Road, London, W10 4RA.

Kathleen Friel (née Healey) Drumconnor, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal town. Remains will be reposing at Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles today from 7pm until 9pm. Remains will be reposing at her late residence on Friday. Removal from there on Saturday at 10.30am going to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles for 11am funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in Frosses Churchyard. House private on Friday to family and close friends only please.


Patrick (Patsy) Cassidy, Ardlongfield, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements to follow. Enquires to John or Darren McGee on 071 98 51744.

June Donaghy (née Hunter), Barnasrahy, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the home of her son and daughter-in-law Brian and Helen Donaghy, Grange East, Knocknarea, Co. Sligo (Eircode F91W5Y8) from 4.00pm to 9.00pm on Friday, March 8th. Funeral Service at 11.00am on Saturday, March 9th in Sligo Methodist Church, Wine Street, Sligo. Burial follows in Rathbarron Churchyard, Coolaney, Co. Sligo. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund, c/o Seán Feehily Funeral Services.

An Anniversary Mass for Owen Carr, Ardkeeran, Kill-avil, Ballymote, Co. Sligo will be offered in Saint Patrick’s Church, Gurteen on Saturday at 10am.

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