Obituaries, Thursday, October 31st  2019,  1pm

Obituaries, Thursday, October 31st  2019,  1pm



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Joe O’Hara, Wales and Manorhamilton


Andrew Elliott, Donegal Town


Kathleen Garvin, USA and Ballyshannon


Heather Stevenson, England and Laghey


Ita  Leydon Strandhill and Ballisodare


Oliver Sheerin, Enniskillen Co. Fermanagh.



Joe O’Hara, Chepstow, Wales. Son of Sheila and the late Frank O’Hara, Lurganboy, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Suddenly at his residence. Funeral arrangements to be announced at a later date


Andrew Elliott, Ballydevitt, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal, F94 YND0. Funeral Service in Donegal Parish Church today at 2pm, followed by burial in the Glebe Cemetery, Donegal Town. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if so desired, to the Donegal Hospice and Solace Cancer Support Centre, Donegal Town, care of George Irwin Funeral Directors or any family member. House strictly private this morning please.


Kathleen Garvin, Ireland Heights, New Jersey, USA and formerly of Clontyseer, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Sister of Genevive Tinney, Ashbrook Drive, Rossnowlagh Road, Ballyshannon. Reposing at her sister’s residence this evening from 5pm to 9pm. Funeral to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon on Friday for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am, with interment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery, Ballyshannon. House private to family on the morning of the funeral. All enquiries to Patrick McKenna, Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 087 248 5819


Heather Stevenson, nee McMurray, 11 Miles Meadow, Bellgreen, Coventry, England and late of Ballinakillew, Laghey Co. Donegal. Remains to be removed from John McGee and sons funeral home, Belleek road, Ballyshannon this evening at 6 o clock. Remains reposing at her sister Violet Thatcher’s residence Listnapaste, Laghey, Co. Donegal on Friday. Proceeding to Drumholm Church, Ballintra at Saturday for 1pm Funeral Service. Burial afterwards in Laghey Graveyard. House private on the morning of the funeral please.


Ita  Leydon, née Carway Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill, Co. Sligo and late of Drumiskabole, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo, peacefully at Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. wife of the late John Leydon . (ex Coast Oil).  Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo (F91ND78) from 4.00pm to 5.30pm on Friday November 1st. Removal on Saturday November 2nd to St. John’s Church, Carraroe, arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.00am. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery.Enquiries to Seán Feehily at Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, Phone 071/9159999.

Oliver Sheerin, Late of 2 Donegal road, Springfield, Enniskillen Co. Fermanagh. (BT74 8DT) Reposing at his late residence from 12 noon today. Removal on Friday at 10.15am to St Patrick’s Church, Derrygonnelly to arrive for funeral mass at 11am.

Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.