Obituaries, Thursday April 18th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Janet L’Estrange, Strandhill


James Breheny, New York and Castlebaldwin



Brendan Reynolds, Reading, UK, and formerly Ballinacarrow, Ballymote


Packie Kennedy, Ardara


Eugene McGuinness,  Sligo


Gladys East, Ballyfarnon



Janet L’Estrange, Culleenamore, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at her residence on Friday evening from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne`s Church of Ireland, Strandhill, Co. Sligo on Saturday for Service at 12:00 noon, followed by interment in the church grounds. Enquiries to Foley and McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo 071 91 62140



James Breheny, (Nasie), Astoria, New York, USA and formerly of Bricklieve, Castlebaldwin, Co Sligo. On April 11th, 2019.  Peacefully. Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Sunday June 2nd at 11am in St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo. Enquiries to Sean Feehily Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo 071 9159999



Brendan Reynolds, (suddenly), at his residence in Reading, United Kingdom, and formerly of Ropefield, Ballinacarrow, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Reposing at the Chapel of Rest of Miles and Daughter Funeral Home, 157-161 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8BB, UK on Tuesday 23rd April 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by removal to the Church of St. Joseph, Tilehurst to arrive at 7 p.m.  Funeral mass on Wednesday 24th April at 12 noon. Burial afterwards at Henley Road Cemetery, Caversham, Reading.



Packie Kennedy, Carrickacleaye, Ardara, Co Donegal. At the Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs. Reposing at his niece Brid McHugh’s residence at Carrickacleaye, Ardara. Funeral from there this afternoon at 2:30pm going to the Church of the Holy Family Ardara for funeral liturgy at 3pm, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private this morning.  Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Harbour Lights Patient Comfort Fund, c/o Derek McCabe Funeral Directors, Ardara.


Eugene McGuinness, Benbulben Lodge, Sligo and formerly of Portnacross, Killybegs Co. Donegal.  Reposing at his brother Martin’s residence, Portnacross today until 11pm. Removal on Friday morning at 11.30am to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs for service at 12noon. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery.


Gladys (Edna) East, née Jones, The Mill House, Aughoo, Ballyfarnon, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully at Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Boyle. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon on Good Friday evening from  5pm until 8pm. Funeral Service in St. Thomas’s Church, Kilmactranny on Saturday afternoon at 2pm. Interment afterward in Kilronan Church of Ireland Cemetery. Family flowers only, Donations in lieu to Irish Blood Transfusion Service.





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.