Obituaries, Wednesday, December 4th, 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


Paddy McGloin, Kinlough


Joe Langan, Ballinacarrow


Willy Joe McDaid, Inver


Teresa Ewings, Kilmactranny


Gerry ward, Mullinasole, Laghey


Terry Mulligan, Castlebaldwin



Charles (Charlie) Townsend, Union, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. Son of the late Charles Snr and Una. Reposing at Sean Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo (EIRCODE:F91EH98) on Thursday from 5pm to 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon on Friday in St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the Irish Heart Foundation c/o Sean Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo. All family homes strictly private.


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) today 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 Feehily’s 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 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) this evening from 5pm to 7pm. 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 this evening from 5pm until 7pm, to arrive at St Michael’s 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) from 6.30pm to 8pm this evening. Celebration of life will take place in The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home on Thursday morning at 11am, 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 today, 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.


Paddy McGloin Cloone, Kinlough Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at his late residence. Remains reposing at his residence today until 9pm and on Thursday from 12pm until 5pm. Removal of remains on Thursday evening to arrive at St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough at 8pm.
Funeral on Friday at 1.30pm with burial afterwards in St Aidan’s Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, if desired, to St. Vincent de Paul.


Joe Langan, Ropefield, Ballinacarrow, Co Sligo. Peacefully at Ballymote Nursing Unit, in his 96th year.  Reposing at Clarke’s Funeral Home, Coolaney on Thursday evening from 6pm to 7.30pm, with removal to the Church of St. Feichin and Lassara, Ballinacarrow, arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday morning at 11am. Burial afterwards in Kilvarnet Cemetery.


Willy Joe McDaid, Ardaghey, Inver, Co. Donegal. Removal tomorrow Thursday to St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11am, with burial afterwards in St. Naul’s Cemetery, Ardaghey.


Teresa Ewings, née Finneran, Clooneenhugh, Kilmactranny, Co. Sligo. At the Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Boyle. Predeceased by her husband Michael. Reposing at Abbey Haven Nursing Home on Thursday evening from 5pm until 7pm. Removal from her late residence in Kilmactranny on Friday morning to St. Brigid’s Church, Highwood to arrive for Mass of Christian Burial at 1.30 pm. Interment afterwards in Kilmactranny Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to “Abbey Haven Patient Comfort Fund”


Gerry ward, Mullinasole, Laghey Co. Donegal. Funeral arrangements to be announced at a later date. Reposing at family this evening from 5 pm to 10pm. And tomorrow, Thursday, from 12pm to 10pm. Funeral mass on Friday at 11 am in St Brigid’s Church, Ballintra with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to oncology unit Sligo University.


Terry Mulligan, Bricklieve, Castlebaldwin Sligo, and formerly of Carew Park, South Hill Limerick. Peacefully. Remains reposing at the home of his daughter Anne, Bricklieve, Castlebaldwin from 8pm to 10pm this evening. Reposing at Thompsons Funeral Home, Thomas Street Limerick on Friday from 5.30pm to 7pm.  Removal to St Joseph’s Church, O’ Connell Avenue arriving at 7.30 pm.  Mass of the resurrection on Saturday at 11.30 am with burial afterwards to Castlemungret cemetery Limerick.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.