Obituaries, Tuesday, September 17th 10am  

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Brother James Brehony, Ballymote


Eileen Fritz, Sligo


Mary Toland, Ballyshannon


Derek Lawson, Drumfin


Nancy Dorrian, Inver


Brian Watters, Sligo


Eithna O’Carolan, Donegal


John Drummond Nelson, Sligo



Brother James Brehony, Dublin and formerly of Ardsallagh, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. In Dublin. Requiem Mass at 10.30am this morning at St. Peter’s Church, Phibsborough, Dublin followed by burial in the Christian Brothers Community Cemetery, Griffith Avenue, Dublin.


Eileen Fritz (Nee Heraghty) 52 St. Joseph’s Terrace, Sligo. Reposing at The Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo this evening from 6.30pm to 8pm. Funeral to arrive at The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Wednesday for Requiem Mass at 11.30am with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. House private please.



Mary Bridget Toland, Carricknahorna, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Suddenly, at the Sheil Hospital, Ballyshannon. Reposing at John Magee and Sons Funeral Home today from 4pm to 6.15pm with remains going to St. Mary’s Church, Cashelard for prayers at 7pm. Funeral mass on Wednesday at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please.



Derek Lawson, Drumfin, via Boyle Co. Sligo. Suddenly at Sligo University Hospital. Remains reposing at Perry’s Funeral home, Church View, Collooney today from 5pm until 7pm. Followed by removal to Taunagh Parish Church, Riverstown to arrive for 7.30pm. Funeral service at 12.30pm on Wednesday with interment afterwards at the Carrownanty Cemetery, Ballymote. Family Flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired to the Alzheimer’s society Doonally, Sligo. House private please.



Nancy Dorrian, Meenacahan, Inver, Co. Donegal. Reposing at her sister’s residence, Mary Arnold –EIRCODE: F94 TW30- today from 11am until 10pm. Removal on Wednesday Morning at 10.30am from 11am funeral mass in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses.  Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only please. Donations if desired in lieu to Donegal Hospice, care of John McGowans Funeral Directors.


Brian Watters, of 49 Garavogue Villas, Sligo. Reposing at his residence this evening from 6pm to 9pm. Removal on Wednesday afternoon to St. Anne`s Church, Sligo for requiem mass at 1.30pm, with funeral to Sligo Cemetery Afterwards. House Private on Wednesday afternoon please. Family flowers only.


Eithna O’Carolan, Trumman, Laghey Co.Donegal and Formally of Dew Drop Inn, Laghey.
At Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be made at a later date.


John Drummond Nelson – formally of Cartron, Sligo and Nelson’s Shop, Castle Street, Sligo, In the loving care of the Holy Family Unit, Nazareth Care Home, Sligo.

Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo on Wednesday from 6pm concluding with prayers at 8pm. Funeral service at 11am on Thursday in the Cathedral Church of St. Mary the virgin and St. John the Baptist, John Street, Sligo. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery.

Family Flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the Alzheimers Day Care Centre, Aughamore, Sligo or Nazareth Patient Care Fund. c/o Sean Feehily at Sean Feehilys Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.