Obituaries, Wednesday, November 13th, 2019, 1 p.m.

Obituaries, Wednesday, November 13th, 2019, 1 p.m.


Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Ethel Gurrie, Sligo   


Pat Spellman, Bunninadden and Ballymote


Margaret Mullen, Drumfin


Nuala Lee, Birmingham and late of Collooney


Kathleen Portman, Belleek and Ballyshannon


Ernie Higgins, Sligo


Ethel Gurrie, nee Taylor, of Netherlee, Carraroe, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at The North West Hospice. House and funeral strictly private, please. Enquiries to The Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.


Pat Spellman, Bunninadden and Doocastle, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home, Tubbercurry on Friday from 4pm until 7pm, with removal, via Doocastle, to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bunninadden, arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday at 1.30pm, with the funeral proceeding to Kilturra Cemetery. Donations, if desired, to Aware or Triumph Over Phobia, c/o Coen’s Funeral Directors.


Margaret (Peig) Mullen (nee Harrington), Drumfin, Via Boyle, Co Sligo (Lacken, Boyle, Co Roscommon), former postmistress of Drumfin Post Office. Peacefully in her 96th year. Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote this evening from 5pm to 7.30pm. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Thursday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote (Eircode F56 A59), followed by burial in St Columba’s Cemetery. Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, to the Irish Guide Dogs/Assistance Dogs for Autism.


Nuala Lee, nee Allen,  Birmingham and late of Collooney, Co. Sligo, Funeral will arrive to Saint Brigid’s Church, Corhownagh, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo on Saturday morning for 10am Funeral Mass, followed by burial in Saint Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. Enquires to Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors, Ballisodare.


Kathleen Portman (nee Hoey), Ashfield Drive Commons, Belleek, Co Fermanagh and late of Abbey View Terrace, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Peacefully at Altnagevlin Hospital Derry. House Private at present. Funeral arrangements to be made at a later date.  Enquiries to Patsy McCauley on 077 0321 0437.


Ernie Higgins, 77 Rathedmond Estate, Sligo, and formerly of Bunduff, Cliffoney, Co. Sligo. In the North West Hospice. Reposing at his residence on Thursday afternoon from 3pm to 8pm. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo, on Friday afternoon for requiem mass at 1:30pm, followed by burial in St Patrick’s` Cemetery, Scarden. Family flowers only. House private outside of the reposing times please. Donations, if desired, to The North West Hospice, Sligo, care of The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.