Obituaries, Sunday, March 15th, 2020, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Dr. Eamonn Mac Searraigh, Sligo


Hughie James, Beltra


John Gallagher, Buncranna, and Frosses


Patricia Hulmes, Strandhill


Rev Fr. John Quinn, Glenfarne


Muriel Johnston, England and Laghey


John Lyons, Castlebaldwin



Dr. Eamonn Mac Searraigh, Rathcarrick, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Cremation Private. Memorial Service honouring Dr. Eamonn’s life to take place at a later date. Enquiries to Seán Feehily Funeral Directors, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 0719159999.


Hughie James, Cloonakeemogue, Beltra, Co. Sligo. Funeral Mass this afternoon at 1pm in St. Peter & Paul’s Church, Dromard followed by burial in Dromard new Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the North West Hospice, C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons.


John Gallagher, 40 Upper Main Street, Buncranna, Co. Donegal, and formerly of Ballynacahill, Frosses, Co. Donegal. Funeral from McLaughlin’s Funeral home at 1.15pm today going to St. Mary’s Church, Cockhill for 2pm Requiem Mass. Funeral mass is restricted to family and close friends only due to covid19 restrictions. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Patrica Hulmes, Nee Hackett, Chestnut Court, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Suddenly, at her home. Reposing at her home from 3pm to 7pm today. Private cremation to take place on Monday. House private to family outside of reposing times please.


Rev Fr. John Quinn, Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim. Reposing in St. Michael’s Church, Glenfarne (Eircode F91AE22) from 1pm to 6pm today. Funeral mass on Monday at 12 noon followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. Due to HSE guidelines this mass will be private. Family flowers only.


Muriel Johnston, Bridgwater, Somerset, England and formerly of Laghey, Co. Donegal. Funeral service in Laghey Parish Church on Monday at 12pm followed by interment of ashes in the adjoining graveyard.


John Lyons, Bricklieve, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at his home. Reposing at his home (EIRCODE: F52 C430) today from 3pm to 6pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Monday at 12 noon in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyrush with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.