Obituaries, Wednesday, May 8th, 10 AM



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Kathleen Richards, London and Riverstown

Dessie Waters, Dublin


Marie Crowley, Sligo


Mary Cox, 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. Remains arriving at Knock Airport this evening, 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.




Dessie Waters, Kilmainham, Dublin and formerly of Drinaghan, Strandhill Road, Co. Sligo. Retired member of An Garda Síochána. Peacefully at St. James Hospital, Dublin. Removal will take place this morning at 11.30am to The Star Of The Sea Church, Ransboro, 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. Mass of the Resurrection today 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 Road, Garrison, Co. Fermanagh. Remains will arrive in Mary Queen of Peace Church, Garrison this morning 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. Funeral in St. Aidan’s Church this 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. Mass of the Resurrection this morning 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. Funeral Mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyrush, at 12 noon today, with burial afterwards in Ballyrush Cemetery. House private please.





Mary Pearson, Ardatole, Barnesmore, Donegal Town. Funeral mass in St. Agatha’s Church, Clar this morning 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) today 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.






Mary Meehan Castletown, Dunkineely.   Remains reposing at her residence.  Funeral mass on Thursday at 11 o’clock in the Church of St. Joseph and St. Conal, Bruckless with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


House private please.



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