Obituaries, Thursday, May 23nd, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:

Jimmy McHugh, Ardara

Marie Burns, Ballymote

Mary Boyle, Ardara

Jim Elvin, Donegal Town

John Charles O’Connell, Skreen,

Damien Leydon, Frenchpark         


Jimmy Mc Hugh, Leaconnell, Ardara, Co Donegal. At Letterkenny University Hospital in his 92nd year.  Funeral from his residence this morning at 11.15am to The Church Of The Holy Family, Ardara, for 12 noon requiem Mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only please. House private to family, neighbours,   and close friends on the morning of the funeral please.


Marie Burns, 3 Keash Road, Ballymote, Co Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, the Mall, Sligo. Funeral mass at 11.30am this morning in Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, with burial afterwards in Knockbrack cemetery.


Mary Boyle, Tullycleave, Ardara, Co Donegal. Remains currently reposing at her residence. Removal from this evening at 6.30 pm to The Church Of The Holy Family,  Ardara arriving at 7.30 p.m. Funeral mass on Friday morning at 11am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Jim Elvin, Greer House, Clar, Donegal Town, Co Donegal.  Funeral arrangements later. House private please.


John Charles (Charley) O’Connell, late of Toberpatrick, Skreen, Co. Sligo; Killavil Ballymote Co. Sligo; Glasnevin, Dublin; and recently Templemore Co Tipperary (ex-Royal Liver Assurance). Peacefully after a long illness at Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Husband of Una (nee McCarrick, Coolaney, Co. Sligo). Reposing at his residence in Killavil Ballymote Co. Sligo this evening from 6pm to 8pm. Removal to St. Adamnan’s Church, Skreen on Friday morning for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Skreen. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the SMA African Missions, in Cork, or the Hospice.


Damien Leydon, Portahard, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Dennis John Cowdry, 33 Manager Road, Laughill, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 3DH.  Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, 29th May in Belleek Parish Church of Ireland at 2pm followed by committal in Adjoining graveyard.  Family flowers donations if so desired to Marie Curie Nurses c/o Patsy McCauley funeral director. Family Home private at all time.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.