Obituaries, Thursday, March 14th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:







Muriel Johnston, Belleek


Nora McWilliams, Kilcar


Maeve Shovlin, Dunkineely


Owen O’Neill, Donegal Town


Alice O’Connor, Donegal Town


Mary Twomey, Kilcar


Loretta McGlinchey, Donegal Town


Mary Finnegan, London and Rosses Point


Tess Lally, Rathcormac






Muriel Johnston, Magheramenagh, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Funeral service in Belleek Parish Church at 2pm on Sunday, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to Church funds, and the South West Acute Hospital Cardiac Unit, care of George Irwin Funeral Directors, Donegal Town, or any family member.  House strictly private please.



Nora McWilliams, Cruckarra, Kilcar, Co Donegal, (nee Byrne), Coguish, Kilcar. Removal today for funeral Mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar at 2pm. Interment afterwards in Kilcar cemetery.




Maeve Shovlin, Brenter, Dunkineely. Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital. Remains reposing today at her residence. Funeral Mass in St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey on Friday at 11am with burial afterwards in Ardaghey cemetery.





Owen O’Neill, St. Joseph’s Avenue, Donegal Town, and formerly of Drumcoe, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. At Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains will be reposing at Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles this evening from 4pm, with removal to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles to arrive at 6.30pm; to repose overnight. Funeral mass on Friday at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to Rowanfield House, Donegal Town, c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors, Mountcharles, or any family member.



Alice O’Connor, (Diver), formerly Donegal Town and Phibsboro, Dublin. Peacefully at Care Choice, Trim. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10am in St. Patrick’s Church, Trim, C15 NC59, followed by burial in Balgriffin Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Alzheimer Society of Ireland.



Mary Twomey, Towney, Kilcar, Co Donegal. Removal from Harbour Lights Nursing Home this evening at 5pm to arrive at St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 5:30pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon. Interment afterward in Kilcar cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Harbour Lights Comfort Fund or Alzheimer Society, Donegal, C/o of any family member.



Loretta McGlinchey, Golard, Donegal Town. At University Hospital, Galway. Remains reposing at McGloin’s Funeral Home, Cliffoney, on Friday from 2 pm until 6pm, with removal to St Brigid’s Church, Ballintra, to arrive for 7 pm. Funeral mass on Saturday at 11am, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to the Solas Cancer Support Group, Donegal Town. House private please



Mary Finnegan, London  and late of Creggconnel, Rosses Point, on February 25th, aged 92, sister of Billy Finnegan,  Rosses Point. Internment will take place in New Southgate Cementery, London this Friday, 15th March. Mary will be remembered at 7 pm mass in St. Columba’s Church, Rosses Point, on Saturday March 23rd.



Tess Lally (nee Regan), Rathcormac, Sligo. Peacefully at North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 5.00pm on Friday. Removal at 6.30pm to St. Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, arriving at 7.00pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.00am on Saturday. Burial follows in Drumcliffe Cemetery. House private. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund, C/o Seán Feehily Funeral Services, Cartron Cross, Sligo.






Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.