Obituaries, Tuesday August 20th, 5 p.m.

Christopher Gallagher, Birmingham and Ballyshannon


Rose McKeown, Belcoo


Annie Elizabeth Bustard, Donegal Town


Mary McGowan, Kinlough


Sean Clinton, Killavil


Tony Abbott, Ballisodare


Christopher Gallagher, Birmingham, England and late of Askill, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Remains removing from John McGee and Sons Funeral Home, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon, on Wednesday, going to St. Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon for 11am funeral mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.



Rose McKeown (nee McCaffrey). At the Tilery  Care Home, Florencecourt. Late of 31 Lattone Road, Belcoo, Co. Fermanagh. Removal from her late residence today at 6.30pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Holywell, Belcoo, arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am, with burial to the adjoining cemetery.



Annie Elizabeth Bustard, known as Betty, Clarcam, Donegal Town, Co Donegal.  Former National School Teacher, Robertson National School, Ballintra.  Funeral service in Donegal Methodist Church, on Wednesday at 2pm, followed by burial in the Glebe Cemetery, Donegal Town.  Family flowers only please.  House strictly private please.



Mary McGowan, Laughta, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at the residence of her son Vincie and daughter-in-law, Maureen McGowan. Remains reposing at her son residence until  8 p.m. today.  Removal of remains on Wednesday morning to arrive at St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough for 11am funeral mass.  Burial afterwards in St Aiden’s Cemetery.  House private on morning of funeral please.


Sean Clinton, Ardkerran, Killavil, Ballymote, Co Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice.  Remains will repose at the Perry Funeral Home, Ballymote, on Wednesday from 5p.m. to 7.30pm. Family time thereafter please.  Remains will arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Killavil, on Thursday for funeral mass at 12 noon.  Burial afterwards in St Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote.  Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.


Tony Abbott, Woodbrook Heights, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. Reposing at the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Wednesday evening from 6pm to 7:30pm. Removal from the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home on Thursday morning at 10am to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan for private cremation. House private, please. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to The North West Hospice, care of The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.