Obituaries, Wednesday July 17th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Lorraine O’Hanlon, Sligo


Francis Sexton, Maugheraboy


Rory Dunlevy, Donegal Town


Margaret Sweeney, Derry and Donegal Town


Patsy McMorrow, Manorhamilton

Bridie Doherty, Coolaney



Lorraine O’Hanlon, (Nee Sherlock) Shannon Eighter, Old Bundoran Road, Sligo and formerly of Ballisodare, Co Sligo. Unexpectedly at her home. Reposing at her home from 5pm to 8pm this evening. Funeral to arrive at St Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan for Mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Thursday. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. House private to family on Thursday morning please.


Francis Sexton, Hazel Grove, Maugheraboy, Sligo. In the North West Hospice. Reposing at the Nazareth house Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo today from 6pm to 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial at 2pm on Thursday in the Nazareth house Chapel. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.

Rory Dunlevy, 13 O’Cleary Avenue, Donegal Town. Suddenly. Remains reposing at the family home today. Removal from there on Thursday morning at 10.30am going to St. Mary’s Church, Killymard for 11am Funeral mass, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to Solace Donegal Cancer Support Centre, Donegal Town, c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors, Mountcharles, or any family member. House private on the morning of the funeral please.


Margaret Sweeney, Derry and formerly of Ballhill, Donegal Town. Suddenly at her home.  Remains reposing at the home of her daughter, Alysia Merritt, 17 Town View Heights, Ballybofey. Funeral from there on Thursday at 10am for requiem mass at 11am in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses, with interment afterwards in the new cemetery, Cranny



Patsy McMorrow, Kilroosk, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton on Thursday evening from 5.30pm to 7pm with removal on Friday morning to the Church of the Annunciation, Mullies for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Oncology Department of Sligo University Hospital.  House Private Please.


Bridie Doherty, (nee O’Grady), Carrownabonny, Coolaney, Co Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo in her 90th year. Reposing in Clarke’s Funeral Home, Main St, Coolaney on Thursday evening from 7pm with removal at 8pm to the Church of the Sacred Heart and St Joseph, Rockfield arriving at 8:30pm. Mass of the Resurrection  on Friday at 12noon followed by burial in Rockfield Cemetery.


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