Obituaries, Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



James Rochfort, Kilcock


Kathleen Rafferty, Ballyshannon


Charles Townsend, Ballisodare


Maura Shovlin, Sligo


David Stapleton, New Zealand and Sligo


Donald Daly, Tullaghan


Jim Cawley, Ballymote,


Gerry Hoy, Enniskillen


James Rochfort, (Senior), Kilcock Co. Kildare. Funeral mass today at 12 noon in Saint Coca’s Church ,Kilcock followed by burial in Saint Joseph’s Cemetery, Kilcock.


Kathleen Rafferty, Tullyherk, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Mass of the Resurrection this morning at 11am in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon with interment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to the Galway Hospice c/o Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors or any family member.


Charles (Charlie) Townsend, Union, Ballisodare, Co.Sligo. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. All family homes strictly private at this time please. All enquiries to Sean Feehily at Sean Feehilys Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo 0719159999


Maura Shovlin, (nee Kerrin), “Avila”, Maugheraboy Road, Sligo. Peacefully at the Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo. Reposing at her home at Avila, Maugheraboy Road, Sligo (EIRCODE:F91TPH6) on Wednesday from 2pm until 6.30pm with removal at 7pm to The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo arriving at 7.30pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 11.30am. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Nazareth Nursing Home Patient Comfort Fund and the North West Hospice c/o Sean Feehily at Feehilys Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


David Stapleton, Tiapa, Far North, New Zealand and formerly of 48 Cranmore Drive, Sligo. Peacefully, at his home in New Zealand. Memorial Mass will take place on Monday December 9th 2019 at 11am in St.Anne’s Church, Cranmore Road, Sligo. Enquiries to Sean Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 0719159999.



Donald Daly, The Old Bog Road, Wardhouse, Tullaghan, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at McGloin’s Funeral Home, Chapel Rd, Cliffoney on Thursday evening from 5pm with removal at 6.15pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Tullaghan arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Aidan’s Cemetery, Kinlough. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice c/o Mc Gloin Undertakers, Cliffoney.


Jim Cawley, Ardnaglass, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Suddenly at the Galway clinic. Predeceased by his beloved wife Patsy. Remains will repose at the Perry Funeral Home, Ballymote (F56TK20) on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral mass on Thursday at 12 noon in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery. House private please. No flowers by request, donations in lieu to the Irish Heart Foundation c/o Michael Perry, Funeral director.


Gerry Hoy, Late of 6 Drumbawn Close, Enniskillen Co. Fermanagh. Peacefully at South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen. Reposing at John Mckeegan’s Funeral home, Mill Street, Enniskillen on Wednesday from 5pm until 7pm to arrive at St Michaels church, Darling Street on Thursday morning for funeral mass at 10am followed by burial in Cross Cemetary. Family Flowers only please, donations if desired to ward 8, South West Acute Hospital. c/o Damien McGovern Funeral Directors.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.