Obituaries, Monday, April 15th, 8am



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



 John Francis McHugh, England and Beltra


Mena Gallagher, Sligo


Margaret Farrell, London and Ballinfull


Packie Johnny Gallagher, Ardara


Charlie Cunnea (PRON: CUN – YA), Glencolmcille


Anne McWilliams, Belleek


Terence Burke, Glencar


John Kane, Dublin and Mountcharles


Janet L’Estrange, (PRON: LE – STRANGE) Strandhill





John Francis McHugh, Leicester, England and formerly of Altonelvick, Beltra, Co. Sligo on the 3rd of April. Brother of Nora McHugh, Altonelvick and Sister Stephanie F.M.D.M. Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Requiem Mass on Tuesday April 16th at 11am in The Sacred Heart Church, Leicester, England. Cremation to follow.


Mena Gallagher, (nee Gorman), Garavouge Villas, Sligo. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne`s Church, Sligo today for requiem mass at 11am, followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. House private this morning please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to The North West Hospice, c/o Foley and McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.



Margaret Monica (Mona) Farrell, (nee Gillan). Peacefully at home in London aged 93 following a short illness. Originally from Ardtrasna, Ballinfull, Co. Sligo. Requiem Mass in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hayes, Middlesex on Wednesday at 12.15pm proceeding after to Breakspear Crematorium, Ruislip. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers to Botwell Church soup run for the homeless.



Packie Johnny Gallagher, Meenakillew, Ardara. Funeral from his residence today at 10.30am going to the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara, for requiem mass at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in desired to Palliative Care, c/o Derrick McCabe Funeral Directors, Ardara.



Charlie Cunnea  Doonalt, Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Donegal Hospice. Removal this morning to St Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille for 11am Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu of Donegal Hospice c/o Michael Byrne, Funeral Director.



Anne McWilliams, 2 Rocorn, Corry, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Removal this morning at 9.30 am coming via Derrygonnelly and Farncassidy Cross to arrive in St. Patricks Church, Belleek for 11am Funeral Mass followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. House private please.



Terence Burke, Drummonds, Glencar, Co. Leitrim formerly “Millbrook”, Ballisodare and Kinnagrelly, Collooney, Co. Sligo. Peacefully (in his 99th year) at Arus Breffni Nursing Unit, Manorhamilton. Funeral Mass today at 12noon in St. Osnats Church, Glencar. Burial afterwards in St Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. No flowers please, donations in lieu to Arus Breffni Patient Comfort Fund.



John Kane, 8 Coolmine Rd. Clonsilla, Dublin and formerly of Drimcoe, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. Funeral mass this morning at 11.30am in St. Brigid’s Church, Blanchardstown, with burial afterwards in Clonsilla cemetery


Janet L’Estrange,  Culleenamore, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to Foley and McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.




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