Obituaries, Wednesday, September 18th 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Eileen Fritz, Sligo


Mary Toland, Ballyshannon


Derek Lawson, Drumfin


Nancy Dorrian, Inver


Brian Watters, Sligo


Eithna O’Carolan, Donegal


John Drummond Nelson, Sligo


Joseph Doherty, Ballyshannon


Sister Sylvia Parkes, California





Eileen Fritz (Nee Heraghty) 52 St. Joseph’s Terrace, Sligo. Funeral to arrive at The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo this morning for Requiem Mass at 11.30am with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. House private please.



Mary Bridget Toland, Carricknahorna, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Funeral mass today at 11am in St. Mary’s Church, Cashelard with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please.



Derek Lawson, Drumfin, via Boyle Co. Sligo. Funeral service at 12.30pm today in Taunagh Parish Church, Riverstown 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. Removal this morning at 10.30am for 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. Removal this 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.


Ethna O’Carolan, Trummon, Laghey, Co. Donegal and formerly of the Dew Drop Inn, Main Street, Laghey. At Sligo university hospital. Reposing at her late residence. Removal on Thursday morning at 10.15am for 11am funeral mass in St. Bridget’s Church, Ballintra with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. House strictly private to family only please.



John Drummond Nelson – formerly of Cartron, Sligo and Nelson’s Shop, Castle Street, Sligo, at the Holy Family Unit, Nazareth Care Home, Sligo. Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo this evening 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’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Joseph Doherty, Tullymore, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Suddenly. Remains will arrive on Thursday morning to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon for 11am Funeral Mass with interment afterwards in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery, Ballyshannon.



Sister Sylvia Parkes, Convent of Mercy, Perris, California,  late of Dromahair Co. Leitrim and Convent of Mercy Sligo. Peacefully in California. Cremation has taken place in California. Sister Sylvia ashes will repose at our Lady of Mercy, 3 St. Patrick Avenue Sligo from 3pm until 5.30pm on Friday. Mass of Christian burial will take place at 11am on Saturday at St.Ann’s Church Sligo with burial of the ashes to follow at the Sligo cemetery.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.