Obituaries, Wednesday August 21th, 10am


 Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Christopher Gallagher, Birmingham and Ballyshannon


Rose McKeown, Belcoo


Annie Elizabeth Bustard, Donegal Town


Mary McGowan, Kinlough


Sean Clinton, Killavil


Tony Abbott, Ballisodare


Hugh Keany, London, formerly of Glenfarne


Mary Mc Aloon, Letterbreen 


Vincent Kelly, Ballyshannon



Christopher Gallagher, Birmingham, England and late of Askill, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Remains removing from John McGee and Sons Funeral Home, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon, today 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.   Funeral Mass today in St. Patrick’s Church, Holywell, Belcoo, 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, today 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.   Removal of remains from her son Vincie and daughter-in-law, Maureen McGowan’s  residence this 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 today 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 this 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.

Hugh Keany (Owney), Earls Court London and formerly of Cloonaghmore, Glenfarne, Co Leitrim. Funeral service will take place in London at Our Lady of Victories Church, Kensington High Street, W8 6SA on Thursday 29th August at 11am. Burial afterwards at St Mary’s Cemetery, Kensal Green, Family flowers or a donation if desired to Alzheimer’s Research.


Mary McAloon, nee Murtagh, 33 Station Road, Derryscobe, Letterbreen  BT74 9FB. Removal from her late residence on Thursday at 10.30 a.m. to St Mary’s Church, Arney, for mass at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired to Mary’s Meals, C/o John McKeegan, undertaker, or any family member. House strictly private please.


Vincent Kelly, 2B Erne Dale Heights, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Suddenly. Funeral arrangements to follow. Enquiries to John or Darren McGee on 071 98 51744.



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