Obituaries, Wednesday, March 20th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:






Kevin Simpson, Dromahair and Ballygawley


Olive Livingstone, Sligo


Noel Slowey, Ballina and Ardara


Jimmy Giblin, Ballymote


Edmund Crocock, Sligo and Meath


Gladys Barber, Manorhamilton


Magdalene Young, Collooney and Stirling, Scotland




Kevin Simpson, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim and formerly Ballygawley, Co. Sligo. (Ex Garda Siochana, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.) Unexpectedly. Funeral and cremation to take place privately at Kevin’s request. Memorial mass will take place on Friday in Saint Patrick’s Church, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim at 8pm. Enquires to Seamus Feehily & Son funeral Directors on 071 91 71117.


Olive Livingstone Cartron, Sligo, in her 43rd year. Suddenly at her residence, and formerly of Gorthakeeran , Coolaney, Co. Sligo. Reposing at the residence of her mother Rita, Shancough, Rockfield, Co Sligo from 5pm this evening. Removal to the Church of the Sacred Heart and St Joseph, Rockfield, on Thursday morning for 11am Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in Rockfield Cemetery. House private on Thursday morning please.






Noel Slowey, (Ex Garda Sergeant ) “Anguilla”, Old Moy Heights, Ballina, Co. Mayo and late of Ardara, Co. Donegal. At Mayo University Hospital. Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina this evening from 6.30pm until 8pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Muredach’s Cathedral on Thursday morning for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am. Private cremation will take place afterwards in Shannon Crematorium. House private please, donations if desired to Croi, C/o McGowan’s Funeral Directors.



Jimmy Giblin, Knockrower, Bunninadden, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Ballymote Community Nursing Home. Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home, Tubbercurry, this evening  until 7pm, with removal to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bunninadden, arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 12 noon with the funeral proceeding to Cloonameehan Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Ballymote Community Nursing Home, c/o Coen’s Funeral Directors. House strictly private please.



Edmund (Eddie) Crocock, Martin Savage Terrace, Sligo and formerly of Tara, Co. Meath. Ex CQMS 5th Field Signals (Sligo). Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Foley & McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday evening from 6.30pm until 8pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo for Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am, with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Sligo COPD Support Group, C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Gladys Barber, Cloonaquinn, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton on Thursday evening from 5pm to 7pm with removal to Church of Ireland, Manorhamilton arriving at 7.30pm.  Funeral Service on Friday at 2pm followed by burial in Drumlease Church of Ireland churchyard, Dromahair, Co Leitrim.


Magdalene Young (Dilly), nee Chrystal, “Kelso”, Barrack Road, Collooney, Co. Sligo and formerly of Stirling, Scotland. Peacefully at North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.  Reposing at her home at Barrack Road, Collooney, from 5pm to 8pm on Friday. Home private at all other times. Removal on Saturday to the Church of the Assumption, Collooney arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.00am. Burial follows in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney, Co. Sligo.  Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund, c/o Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo. 


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.