Obituaries, Saturday, October 5th 2019, 10 a.m.



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Muriel Berry, Donegal Town


Edward O’Gara, Glencolmcille


Paddy McGowan  Ballinfull


Edward (Ned) Burns, Templeboy


George Flynn, Manorhamilton,


Padraig O’ Grady, Laghey and Ballinacarrow


Edward (Eddie) Fitzpatrick, Killyglasson,


Michael Rooney Wicklow


John Bannon Sligo


Cecil Kane, London, and Bruckless


Michael (Spike) McCormack, Rosses Point &  Finner Camp,




Muriel Berry, formerly of Greenan, Lough Eske, Donegal Town. Peacefully at the Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs. Funeral Service in Christ Church, Lough Eske at 2pm today, followed by burial in the Glebe Cemetery, Donegal Town. Family flowers only.  Home strictly private please.



Edward O’Gara, formerly of Meenawaughran, Glencolmcille. Peacefully at home in Donegal Town. Funeral mass at 11am this morning. Interment afterwards in the adjacent cemetery. Family flowers only.


Paddy McGowan, Cloonagh, Ballinfull, Co Sligo (peacefully) at St John’s Hospital Sligo. Requiem Mass this morning at 11 am with burial afterwards in Carrigans cemetery. Family Flowers Only please.  Donations in lieu to St John’s Hospital patient comfort fund.








Edward (Ned) Burns Ardagelly, Templeboy, Co Sligo. Peacefully at the North West hospice. Reposing at his until this evening at 5.45 p.m. to arrive at St Adamnans Church Skreen at 6.15 p.m. Funeral mass on Sunday at 11.30 am. with burial afterwards in St Mary’s cemetery Skreen. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to North West Hospice  C/O Sweeney’s funeral home, Dromore West.

A Shuttle bus will operate until to 4 p.m. from Templeboy church to Edward’s  late residence.


George Flynn, Clooneen, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim suddenly at his home. Funeral Mass this morning at 11.30am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Padraig O’ Grady, late of Raneany East, Laghey and formerly of Ballinacarrow, Co. Sligo. Padraig’s remains will repose at the family home at Raneany East, Laghey. Funeral from the family home on this afternoon at 2.20 p.m. for Requiem Mass at 3 p.m. in St. Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town. Interment afterwards in St. Agatha’s Churchyard, Clar. Family flowers only please. Family time please from 11 p.m. to 11 a.m. and on the day of the funeral.


Edward (Eddie) Fitzpatrick, Killyglasson, Blacklion & formerly Esvaugh, Glangevlin, Co. Cavan. Peacefully at North West Hospice, Sligo.

Remains reposing at his brothers residence Joseph at Esvaugh, Glangevlin on Saturday until 6pm. Family time thereafter. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Glangevlin arriving at 8.30pm, with Requiem Mass on Sunday at 11.30am, with burial afterwards to adjoining Cemetery.




Michael Rooney (Coolboy, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow ), suddenly at home. Sadly missed by his loving sisters Mary Clerkin, Drumkee, Kathleen Mullvaney, Sligo, brothers Eugene and Tommy, Aughamore Near, Reposing at his home in Coolboy from 1.00 pm this afternoon with removal Sunday morning at 11.30 am to St. Mary’s Church, Coolafancy arriving for 12.00 noon Funeral Mass followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Mater Cancer Research and Wicklow Asthmatic Society. Enquiries to McCrea Funeral Directors Carnew 087 2888981.


John Bannon 12 Seaview Park, Sligo, in the care of The North West Hospice, Sligo.

Reposing at the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Monday evening from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

Funeral will arrive to  The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Tuesday morning for Requiem mass at 11:30am with funeral proceeding to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan afterwards. House Private, please. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The North West Hospice, care of The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo.


Cecil Kane, Kingsbury, London, England and formerly of Benroe, Bruckless. Remains reposing on Sunday at the home of his Sister Agnes McCallig, Dunkineely from 12 noon to 10 pm. Funeral mass on Monday at 11 o’clock in the Church of St. Joseph and St. Conal Bruckless.  Followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Cancer Research Fund care of any family member or John B O’Donnell Funeral Director.