Obituaries, Wednesday September 4th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Michael Larry Browne, Sligo and Dublin


The Very Rev. Fr. Gregory Hannan,  Ballymote


Raymond Wickham, Sligo


Michael Clancy, Kinlough


Mary Boyle, Donegal Town


Michelle Beck, Sydney and Ballisodare 



Michael Larry Browne, (former optician), formerly of Sligo Town, Tallaght, Dublin and Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Reposing at Smyth’s Funeral Home, Roscommon this evening from 5pm until 7pm, followed by removal to St Brigid’s Church, Four-Mile-House, Roscommon. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 11am. Burial afterwards in Sligo town Cemetery.




The Very Rev. Fr. Gregory Hannan. Retired Parish Priest of Ballymote and late P.P. of Corhownagh, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. Native of Gurteen, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel this evening from 5pm with Liturgy of Prayers at 7pm. Reposing at The Church of The Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, on Thursday from 5pm to 8pm, concluding with prayers. Concelebrated Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the church grounds.


Raymond Wickham of City View, Connaughton Road, Sligo and formerly of Treacy Avenue, Sligo, Peacefully in Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday evening from 5pm to 6.30pm, with funeral arriving to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo at 7pm. Requiem mass on Friday morning at 11.30am, followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery afterwards.



Michael Clancy, Gurteendarragh, Kinlough Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Remains reposing at Gilmartin’s Funeral Home, Kinlough on Thursday evening from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Removal to St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough for 8pm. Funeral on Friday morning at 11 am, with burial afterwards in St Aidan’s cemetery.




Mary Boyle, (nee Muldoon) Drumcliffe, Donegal Town. Remains reposing at the family home today from 6pm until 10pm and on Thursday from 2pm until 10pm. Removal on Friday morning at 10.30am to St. Mary’s Church, Killymard for 11am funeral mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Patient Fund at Donegal Community Hospital, c/o any family member.  House private on Friday morning please.



Michelle Beck, (née Walsh) Sydney, Australia and formerly of Carrowkeel, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. Funeral will take place in Sydney on Monday. A memorial mass will be held in Ireland at St. John’s Church, Carraroe, Sligo, details to be announced at a later date. Enquiries to Seamus Feehily & Son Funeral directors, Pearse Road, Sligo 0719171117.



A 5th Anniversary Mass for Mary McGourty will take place on Saturday the 7th September at 8pm in Collooney.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.