Obituaries, Friday September 20th 2019, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:

Sister Sylvia Parkes, California and Dromahair


Rose Byrne – California, Sligo.


Martin (Eamon) Lynch Sligo


Bridgie McGowan, Sligo


Mary T. Cullen, Rossinver




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. 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.



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.



Martin (Eamon) Lynch of 25 Yeats Drive, Cranmore, Sligo. Reposing at his son’s residence, 48 St. Bridget’s Place, Sligo on Sunday evening from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.

Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Monday morning for Requiem mass at 11:00am with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery.

House Private on Monday morning, please. Family flowers only.
Donations if desired to The North West Hospice, care of The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo.


Bridgie McGowan (Nee Verdon) Maugheraboy Estate, Sligo. Peacefully at St. John’s Hospital, Sligo. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo, from 4.30pm Sunday evening with liturgy of prayer at 6.30pm. Funeral to arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo for Mass of Christian burial at 11.30am Monday, burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to St. John’s Hospital patients comfort fund C/O Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Directors, Pearse Road, Sligo.


Mary T. [Babby] Cullen Dooard, Rossinver, Co. Leitrim. Remains will repose at her residence on Saturday from 4pm until 9pm. House private at all other times. Remains will arrive in St. Aidans Church, Ballaghmeehan on Sunday for 10 am Funeral Mass followed by interment in Rossinver New Cemetery. Family flowers only 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.