Obituaries, Tuesday, January 14th, 2020, 5 p.m.

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Brendan Davitt, Drumkeerin


Christopher McConnon, Boston and Castlebaldwin


Séamus Hunt, Bunninadden


Maggie O’Donnell, Kilcar


Michael Kieran Duggan, Strandhill,


Josie Mc Gettrick, Ballymote


Annie Keeney, Adara


Derek Middleton, Coolaney


Kevin Patrick Walsh, Charlestown



Brendan Davitt, 1 College View, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim. Unexpectedly. Reposing at the residence of his brother Hughie, Knockacusan, Drumkeerin today until 6.00pm, followed by removal to St. Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin, arriving at 8.00pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning at 10.00am. Burial to follow in adjoining cemetery. Enquiries to Seamus Gallagher Funeral Director, Drumkeerin on 087 244 8642.

Christopher McConnon, Boston, formerly of Cleavery, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo. Beloved son of Michael and Betty McConnon. Mass will be held for Christopher on Saturday, January 18th at 11am in St Patrick’s Church, Ballyrush. House private please.

Séamus Hunt, Ballyfahy, Bunninadden, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Suddenly at his residence Remains will repose at the Perry Funeral Home, Ballymote (F56TK20) on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Removal afterwards to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bunninadden (via Ballyfahy) to arrive at 8 p.m. Funeral mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Cloonameehan cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to S.H.O.U.T. at Sligo University Hospital c/o Perry Undertakers, Ballymote.

Maggie O’Donnell, Shalbey, Kilcar, Co. Donegal. In her 100th year. Currently reposing at her residence. Removal from her home on Wednesday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in Kilcar cemetery.

Michael Kieran Duggan, St. Philomena`s, Top Road, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Peacefully in The North West Hospice.  Reposing at his residence this evening until 9:00pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Patrick`s Church, Strandhill, Co. Sligo on Wednesday for 12:00 noon Requiem Mass followed by burial in St. Patrick`s Cemetery, Scarden. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The North West Hospice, Sligo care of The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo.

Josie Mc Gettrick, Cluid, Ballymote, Co. Sligo and late of Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Remains will repose at the Perry Funeral Home, Ballymote (F56TK20) on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote to arrive at 7 p.m. Funeral mass on Friday at 11 a.m. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s cemetery.

Annie Keeney, nee Kennedy, Edergole, Adara. At Killybegs Community Hospital.  Remains will repose today at the residence of her niece Mary McBrearty at Edergole, Adara. Funeral from there on Wednesday at 12.30 pm, going to the Church of the Holy Family, Adara for Requim  Mass at 1 p.m.  Family time from 11 pm until 11 am. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Killybegs Community Hospital, C/o of Derek McCabe Funeral Directors, Adara.

Derek Middleton, Carrownacarrick,, Coolaney, Co. Sligo. Suddenly at his home.  Funeral arrangements later.

Kevin Patrick Walsh, Brackloonaugh, Charlestown , Co Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Remains will repose at the Horkan Funeral Home, Charlestown, on Thursday evening from 5.00pm to 7.30 pm, with removal to St James’s Church, Charlestown, arriving at 8.00 pm. Funeral mass on Friday at 12 o clock, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. No flowers please, donations if desired to S.H.O.U.T.


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