Obituaries, Monday, April 1st, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths: 


Moira Downey, Monkstown and Dromahair

Michael O’Regan, Kinlough

Dave Broder, Sligo

Felix Gaffney, Newtownforbes

Francis Ferguson, Derrygonnelly

Maureen Browne, Killygordon

Francis Brogan, Donegal Town

Teresa McCormack, Sligo

Anthony Walklate, Ballyshannon and Stoke-on-Trent

Ray Kelly, Sligo




Moira Downey, Monkstown, Co. Dublin. Peacefully at home in Fermoy, Co. Cork. Requiem Mass today at 12 noon in St. Patrick’s Church, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim with burial afterwards at Creevelea Abbey. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Marymount Hospice Home Care.



Michael O’Regan, Spa Brae, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim and late of Tower Street, Cork City. Removal this morning at 11.45am, arriving at St. Aidan’s Church, Kinlough for Requiem mass at 12 noon.  Funeral to the Rock Cemetery, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.

Dave Broder, Circular Road, Sligo. Requiem Mass this morning at 11am in St. Anne’s Church, Sligo, with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to St. Vincent de Paul, C/o The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home.



Felix Gaffney, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford and late of Calry, Co. Sligo. Remains reposing in his home in Newtownforbes this evening from 5pm, with removal at 6.45pm to arrive in St. Marys Church, Newtownforbes at 7pm. Requiem mass on Tuesday at 11am, with burial afterwards in Cloonacool Cemetery.



Francis Ferguson, 451 Lough Shore Road, Tully, Derrygonnelly, Co. Fermanagh BT93 6HF. Peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit, Omagh Hospital. Reposing at his late residence from 12 noon until 10pm today. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Derrygonnolly on Tuesday for funeral mass at 11am, burial in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Tuesday morning please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the Palliative Care Unit, Omagh Hospital c/o Damien McGovern Funeral Directors, Derrygonnelly.



Maureen Browne, Crossroads, Killygordon, Co. Donegal. Mother of Louis Browne,

Donegal Town. Remains reposing at her home from 11am to 11pm today. Funeral leaving her home on Tuesday at 10.30am for Requiem Mass at 11am in St. Patrick’s Church, Crossroads, Killygordon, with interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to the patients comfort fund, St. Joseph’s Community Hospital, Stranorlar, or the Alzheimer Association of Ireland, care of any family member. Family time please from 11pm to 11am and on the morning of the funeral.



Francis (Francie) Brogan, Drumbar, Donegal Town. Remains reposing at the family home today from 2pm until 10pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 10.30am to St. Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town, for 11am funeral mass with burial immediately afterwards in St. Agatha’s graveyard, Clar. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Oncology Ward, Donegal Community Hospital, care of any family member. House private on Tuesday morning please.



Teresa Mc Cormack, Nazareth Village, Sligo, formerly Rathedmond, Sligo. Peacefully at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle. Ex-Staff of CIE Catering. Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel, Sligo this evening from 5pm until 7pm. Removal to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, arriving 7.30pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday at 11.30am. Interment afterwards in Kilmactranny Cemetery.


Anthony Walklate, known as Tony. Late of Samier Drive, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal, and frmerly of Stoke-on-Trent, England. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Further funeral arrangements to be announced later. All enquires to Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 087 248 5819.


Ray Kelly, Oakfield Road, Sligo. Peacefully at North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Reposing at the family home at Oakfield Road, Sligo from 5.00pm to 8.00pm on Tuesday. Home private at all other times please. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Wednesday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund, c/o Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.





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