Obituaries, Friday, March 15th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


 Muriel Johnston, Belleek

 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

Margaret ‘Peg’ McPadden, Drumkeerin

Phyllis Gilmartin, Collooney



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.


Maeve Shovlin, Brenter, Dunkineely. Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital. Funeral Mass in St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey this morning 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. Funeral mass at 11am this morning in Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles 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 this morning 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. Funeral Mass at 12 noon in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar. 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, today 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 Cemetery, London today. 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 today. 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.

Margaret ‘Peg’ McPadden (nee Loughlin)  Main St, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim at St Patrick’s Hospital, Carrick on Shannon. Reposing at St. Patrick’s Hospital Chapel today from
5.00pm until 7.00pm followed by removal to St.Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin arriving at 8.00pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 1.00pm. Burial to follow in Kilbride Cemetery. Family Flowers only, donations in lieu to St. Patrick’s Hospital Patients Comfort Fund.

Phyllis Gilmartin (nee Connolly), Knockbeg, Collooney, Co. Sligo,  Funeral arrangements later all enquires to Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors,  Ballisodare, Co. Sligo on 071 91 30700

Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.