Obituaries, Thursday, November 14th, 2019, 8 a.m.

Obituaries, Thursday, November 14th, 2019, 8 a.m.



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Pat Spellman, Bunninadden and Ballymote


Margaret Mullen, Drumfin


Nuala Lee, Birmingham and late of Coney, Ballisodare


Kathleen Portman, Belleek and Ballyshannon


Ernie Higgins, Sligo


Paddy Joe Doohan, Ballymote


Bernie Haran, Ballinfull


Noel Beglane, Dromore West



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. Family flowers only. 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. Requiem Mass at 12 noon today 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 Coney, Ballisodare, 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. Reposing at the family home Ashfield drive on Thursday and Friday from until both days. Requiem mass on Saturday in Saint Patrick’s church Ballyshannon at followed by cremation at Lakelands Crematorium. Family time on Saturday morning.


Ernie Higgins 77 Rathedmond Estate, Sligo and formerly of Bunduff, Cliffoney, Co. Sligo in The North West Hospice. Reposing at his residence on this afternoon from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. 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 Patricks` 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.


Paddy Joe Doohan, Doocastle, Ballymote, Co. Sligo, peacefully at his residence. Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home, Tubbercurry,  today from 4pm until 7pm. Mass of the resurrection on Friday at 12 noon in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bunninadden, with the funeral proceeding to Doocastle cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Dublin Neurological Institute, Mater Hospital or Parkinson’s Ireland c/o Coen’s Funeral Directors. House private please.


Bernie Haran  Ballymullderry, Ballinfull, Co Sligo Reposing at her home today from 4pm to 9pm. Removal on Friday morning to St Patrick’s church Maugherow to arrive for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Carrigans cemetery. House private on Friday morning please


Noel Beglane, Dromore West, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Home. Reposing at Sweeney’s Funeral Home Dromore West on Thursday from 5pm to 8pm. Requiem mass on Friday at 12 o’clock in Church of our Lady of Perpetual Succour Dromore West with burial afterwards in Churchill Cemetery. Family flowers only pleased, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice or Irish Cancer society.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.