Obituaries, Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, 5pm  



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Charles Townsend, Ballisodare


Maura Shovlin, Sligo


David Stapleton, New Zealand and Sligo


Donald Daly, Tullaghan


Jim Cawley, Ballymote,


Gerry Hoy, Enniskillen


Davina Cawley, Ballisodare


Bea McGonagle,Sligo



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 071 91 9999


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 Road, 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 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 Cemetery. Family Flowers only please, donations if desired to ward 8, South West Acute Hospital. c/o Damien McGovern Funeral Directors.


Davina Cawley of Carraíg Abháinn, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. At The North West Hospice.

Reposing at the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo (F91YR61)  on Wednesday evening from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Celebration of life will take place in The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home on Thursday morning at 11:00am, followed by burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. House private, please. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to The North West Hospice, care of The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.


Bea McGonagle (nee O’Donnell) Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo and formerly Pearse Terrace, Sligo. Peacefully at the Nazareth Nursing Home, Church Hill, Sligo.

Reposing at Pearse Terrace, Sligo from 4pm Wednesday, with removal at 8pm to the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo to arrive at 8.30pm. Mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Thursday in the Nazareth House Chapel, with burial to follow in Sligo cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Nazareth House Patient Comfort Fund, C/o Seamus Feehily & Son, Funeral Directors, Pearse Road, Sligo.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.