Obituaries, Thursday, October 31st  2019,  8am

Obituaries, Thursday, October 31st  2019,  8am



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Joe O’Hara, Wales and Manorhamilton


Anne McGloin, Grange


Mary Steels, Sligo


Andrew Elliott, Donegal Town


Kathleen Garvin, USA and Ballyshannon


Jeannette Regan, Letterkenny


Heather Stevenson, England and Laghey


Ita  Leydon Strandhill and Ballisodare



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


Anne McGloin, nee Watters, Newtownward, Grange, Co. Sligo. Suddenly. Removal to the Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange this morning to arrive for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Rathcormac cemetery.  House private this morning please


Mary Anne Steels, nee Callaghan, Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo and formerly of Yeats Drive, Sligo. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anne’s Church, Sligo at 11am this morning. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.


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


Jeannette Regan, nee Carty, Woodlands, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal and formerly of Lavagh, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Cremation today at 12 noon in Lakelands Crematoriam, Cavan. Family flowers only please, donation to the Oncology Unit, Letterkenny University Hospital or Cancer Care West, C/o Paschal Blake Funeral Director, Stoney Arch, New Line Road, Letterkenny. House private please.


Heather Stevenson, nee McMurray, 11 Miles Meadow, Bellgreen, Coventry, England and late of Ballinakillew, Laghey Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at her sister Violet Thacher’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 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 . Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Enquiries to Seán Feehily at Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, Phone 071/9159999.



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