Obituaries, Tuesday, May 7th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Kathleen Richards, London and Riverstown

Linda Baskin, Kinlough


Dessie Waters, Dublin


Marie Crowley, Sligo


Mary Cox, nee Maguire, Dooard Rd., Garrison


Martina McSharry, Kinlough


Hugh McGarraghy, Drumcliffe


Nancy Clarke, Riverstown


Mary Pearson, Donegal Town

Laurence Carolan, Kilmainham Wood and Ballyshannon



Kathleen Richards, nee Naughton. Peacefully in London, England on April 27th Predeceased by her husband Gordon, and sisters Mamie and Bridget-Ann. Prayers in Ryan’s Funeral Home Chapel, Greenford, London today at 2pm. Remains arriving at Knock Airport on Wednesday, May 8th at 7pm and proceeding to the Church of The Sacred Heart, Riverstown to arrive at 8.45pm approx. Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, May 9th at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Ballyrush Cemetery.


Linda Baskin, No.7 Cois Laughta, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Removal from Breslin’s Funeral Home this afternoon at 1.30pm to arrive at Rossinver Parish Church of Ireland, Main St., Kinlough for Funeral Service at 2pm. Burial afterwards in St. Ninnidhs Cemetery, Newtown, Bundoran. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to The North West Hospice, The Mall Sligo, care of Donal Breslin Funeral Directors or by donation box at Funeral Home or Church.


Dessie Waters, Kilmainham, Dublin and formerly of Drinaghan, Strandhill Road, Co. Sligo. Retired member of An Garda Síochána. Peacefully at St. James Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at Lissawully, Strandhill Road (Eircode F91N8H0), Sligo this evening from 4pm to 8pm. Removal will take place on Wednesday morning at 11.30am to Star Of The Sea Ransboro Church, Co. Sligo arriving at 12pm for Requiem mass. Funeral afterwards to Ballindine Cemetery, Co. Mayo arriving at approximately 2.30pm.


Marie Crowley, (nee Troy), Cregg, Rosses Point Road, Co. Sligo and formerly of Carnadough, Strandhill, Co. Sligo and Cork City. At Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the family home at Cregg, Rosses Point Road (Eircode F91F436) Sligo this evening from 4pm until 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 12.30pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Private Cremation to follow. House private to family at all other times.



Mary Cox, nee Maguire, Dooard Rd., Garrison, Co. Fermanagh. Peacefully at Altnagevlin Hospital. Remains will repose at her residence today until to 10pm. House private at all other times. Remains will arrive in Mary Queen of Peace Church, Garrison on Wednesday for 11am Funeral Mass followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only; donations in lieu if desired to the North West Cancer Centre Derry c/o Peter Carty Funeral Director Garrison or any family member.


Martina McSharry, Laureen, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Daughter of Peter and Teresa, sister of Paul, Pat, Catherine Regan, Rossinver, Agnes, Linda and David . Removal of remains from her late residence to arrive at St. Aidan’s Church today at 7pm. Funeral on Wednesday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in St. Aidan’s Cemetery. House private at all times to family and close friends. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to SHOUT or the North West Hospice Palliative Care.



Hugh McGarraghy, Castletown, Drumcliffe, Co.Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Reposing at the family home at Castletown, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo (Eircode:F91A3VI) today from 4pm until 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 11am in St. Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, Co Sligo. Burial follows in Drumcliffe Cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice Fund c/o Sean Feehily at Sean Feehily’s Funeral Services, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Nancy Clarke, Cloonymeenaghy, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the Abbey Haven nursing Home Boyle. Remains reposing at Perry’s Funeral home, Ballymote this evening from 6pm with removal at 7.30pm to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyrush, at 8pm. Funeral Mass at 12 noon on Wednesday, with burial afterwards in Ballyrush Cemetery. House private please.



Mary Pearson, Ardatole, Barnesmore, Donegal Town. At the Innis Ree Nursing Home, Ballyleague, Co. Roscommon. Remains arriving at St. Agatha’s Church, Clar today at 7pm, to repose overnight. Funeral mass on Wednesday at 11 am with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Laurence (Larry) Carolan, Ballinaclose, Kilmainham Wood, Co Meath. Formerly of the Mall,  Ballyshannon and Ballyshannon Vocational School. Reposing at Keiran Bros Funeral Home, Hall St, Kingscourt Co. Cavan (A82 R3W2) on Wednesday from 3pm to 6pm with removal to The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt arriving at 7pm. Funeral mass on Thursday morning at 10am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


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