Obituaries, Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Frances Conway, Grange


James Faulkner, Ballymote


John Joe Gallagher, Bruckless


Lena Carty, Belleek


John McGagh, Bundoran


Deirde Gowen, Ballaghaderreen


Sister Josephine Breen, California and Sligo



Frances Conway (nee Butler) Main St, Grange, Co Sligo. Peacefully at Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo.  Reposing at McGloin’s Funeral Home, Cliffoney on Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm. Removal at 6pm to the church of Mary immaculate Grange to arrive at 6.30 pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday morning at 11am, with burial afterwards in Ahamlish cemetery.



James (Jim) Faulkner, Attyville, Culfadda, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at his residence. Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home Ballymote this evening from 6.30pm, concluding with Liturgy of Prayers at 8pm. Burial in Wigan UK at a later date.



John Joe Gallagher, Castlereagh, Bruckless. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Remains reposing today at his residence until 10pm and on Wednesday from 2pm to 10pm. Funeral mass on Thursday at 11am in the Church of Saint Joseph and Saint Conal, Bruckless with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. A one way system will be in operation


Lena Carty, White Island Road, Fassagh, Belleek, and formerly of Drumbadreevagh, Belleek. Remains will repose at her residence on Wednesday from 12 noon to 8pm with house private at all other times. Funeral Mass Thursday in St. Patrick’s Church, Belleek at 11am, followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Marie Curie, c/o any family member or Peter Carty Funeral Director, Garrison. As a mark of respect the premises of Carty Hardware Belleek will be closed for business until Friday.


John McGagh, (retired Garda sergeant), Church Road, Bundoran, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at his late residence this Thursday from 5 pm to 9 pm and on Friday from 12 noon to 5 pm. Removal on Friday evening at 6:45 pm to our Lady Star of the Sea Church Bundoran arriving at 7 pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon with interment afterwards in St. Ninnidh’s cemetery Bundoran. Family flowers only donations to the Alzheimer’s society of Ireland c/o John Mulreany funeral services or any family member


Deirde Gowen (née O’Kelly) St. Teresa’s Terrace, Pound Street, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in her 91st year at Roscommon County Hospital. Private cremation has taken place.Memorial Mass will take place in St. Nathy’s Cathedral, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon on Saturday November 2nd, 2019 at 1pm. Enquiries to Tom Sharkey & Sons, Funeral Directors, Ballaghaderreen.




Sister Josephine Breen, San Diego, California, and formerly Sisters of Mercy, Sligo, and Carnmadda, Lecarrow, Co Roscommon. Sister Josephine’s cremated remains will repose at Our Lady of Mercy, 3 St Patrick’s Avenue, Sligo, on Friday from 3pm to 5:30pm. Removal on Saturday to St Anne’s Church, Sligo, for Mass of Christian Burial at 11am. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.