Obituaries, Friday, May 31st, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Brendan Connolly, Tubbercurry


Kathleen Crowne, Sligo


Bridie Kirrane, Tubbercurry


Brendan Balfe, Sligo


Ann Gallagher, Ballyshannon


Robert Vance, Mountcharles


Tommy Heraghty, Manorhamilton


Willie John Morrow, Laghey


June Harte, Strandhill


Peter Gerard Lynch, Sligo


Joe Costello, Sooey





Brendan Connolly, Carrowkeel, Chaffpool, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. Funeral this morning to arrive in St Nathy’s Church, Achonry, for requiem mass at 12 noon, with the burial afterwards in Achonry cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to North West Hospice, Sligo or Irish Cancer Society, C/o John Brennan Funeral Director, Cloonacool.  House private this morning please.



Kathleen Crowne (nee Davey) of Pearse Road, Sligo. Reposing at the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo this evening from 4.30pm with removal at 6.30pm to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo. Requiem Mass on Saturday morning at 11am in St. Anne’s Church, Sligo with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, care of Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.



Bridie Kirrane, (nee Scanlon), Carrentubber, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. Funeral today to arrive in St John Evangelist Church, Tubbercurry, for Mass of the Resurrection at 2.30pm, with the funeral afterwards to Rhue Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to North West Hospice, c/o John Brennan, Funeral Director.



Brendan Balfe, Cummeen, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Funeral to arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, for Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30am this morning. Burial to follow in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the North West Hospice, C/o Seamus Feehily and Son funeral directors, Pearse Road, Sligo. House private please.



Ann Gallagher, 55 Erne Street, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Peacefully at her residence. Reposing at her late residence today from 1pm until 9pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 3pm in St Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon, Burial afterward in the Abbey Cemetery. House private on the morning of the funeral please. All enquires to John or Darren McGee Funeral Directors on 071 98 51744.



Robert Vance, Drumgorman, Mountcharles. Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal Town. Remains will be reposing at Gallaghers Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles this evening from 5pm until 7.30pm, with removal afterwards to his late residence. Removal from his late residence on Saturday, going to Inver Methodist Church, for Service at 1pm, with burial afterwards in St. John’s churchyard, Inver. House private please.



Tommy Heraghty, Tullyskerney and Main Street, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Grange, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton on Saturday from 4pm to 7pm with removal from his home on Sunday to St. Clare’s Church, Manorhamilton for Funeral Mass at 1.30pm followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only and house private please.



Willie John Morrow, Forge House, Bridgetown, Laghey, Co. Donegal. Removal from his residence on Saturday, arriving at the Church of Ireland, Ballintra for 2pm funeral service, with burial afterwards in Laghey Graveyard. House strictly private to family and friends only, please.





June Harte, Beach View Park, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Reposing at her residence, 12 Beach View Park, Strandhill  on Monday evening from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12:30pm  in St. Patrick’s Church, Strandhill, Sligo, with funeral proceeding to Scarden Cemetery afterwards. House private, please, outside the reposing hours. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The Nazareth House Patient Comfort Fund, care of Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.




Peter Gerard Lynch, Yeats Drive and formerly of Devins Drive, Cranmore, Sligo. Reposing at his brother Dermot`s residence 48 St Bridget`s Place, Sligo today from 2:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne`s Church, Sligo on Saturday for Requiem Mass at 2:00pm, followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. House private on Saturday morning please. Family flowers only, donations if desired to The North West Hospice, care of Foley and McGowan Funeral Services.




Joe Costello, The Candy Store, Mullaghmore, Coola, Sooey, Co Sligo. Peacefully at St Phelim’s Nursing Home, Dromahair, in his 92nd year. Predeceased by his wife, Tess. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon on Saturday from 5pm to 7pm. Funeral Mass will take place in the Church of The Assumption, Sooey on Sunday at 2.30 pm, with burial afterwards in St Joseph’s cemetery, Sooey.






A Memorial Mass will be celebrated for James (Nasie) Breheny, Astoria, New York, USA and formerly of Bricklieve, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo, on Sunday at 11am in St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo.





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.