Obituaries, Thursday, September 19th 8am


 Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Eithna O’Carolan, Donegal


John Drummond Nelson, Sligo


Joseph Doherty, Ballyshannon


Sister Sylvia Parkes, California and Dromahair


Mary Kate O’Gara, Glencolmcille


Rose Byrne – California, and Aclare, Sligo.


Bernard Mcniff, Drumshambo, Leitrim


Padraig Murphy, Calry, Co.Sligo


Robert Feeney, Ballisodare, Co.Sligo



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 this 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. Funeral service at 11am this morning 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 this 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.


Mary Kate O’Gara,Ballard,,Glencolmcille, Co Donegal. Peacefully at her residence in Ballard, Glencolmcille, Co Donegal. Removal this evening to St Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House strictly private from 10pm to 11am.


Rose Byrne, nee Cunney – California, USA and late of Claddagh, Aclare, Co.Sligo. Funeral will take place in California. A memorial mass will be held in The Church of the Holy Rosary, Kilmactigue this Sunday at 10 am.


Bernard (Bernie) Mcniff, 2 Dowra road, Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim, formerly Moneenterriff Dowra, Co. Cavan. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Remains reposing at his home, 2 Dowra road, Drumshambo on This afternoon  from 4pm to 9pm. Removal from his residence on Friday to St Patrick’s church, Drumshambo for funeral mass at 12 noon followed by burial afterwards at Drumshambo new cemetery. House private at all other times please.


Padraig Murphy, Kinsellagh, Calry, Co.Sligo Peacefully at the Hazelwood Unit, St. John’s Hospital, Sligo. Reposing at Sean Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo this evening from 5pm with removal at 6:30pm to St. Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, Co.Sligo  arriving at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Friday at 11am. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to St. John’s Patient Comfort Fund. c/o Sean Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Robert Feeney, Kilmacowen, Ballisodare, Co.Sligo ,  Remains reposing at his residence on This afternoon from 4 o’clock until 8 o’clock, Removal on Friday morning to the Star of the Sea Church Ransboro for 11 o’clock  Funeral Mass followed by burial in Kilmacowen Cemetery, House private to family on Friday morning please


A first anniversary mass for Marie Burke, Marian Road, Boyle will take place on Monday September 23rd in St Joseph’s Church Boyle at 10 am.


 Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.