Obituaries, Saturday, April 18th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Gertie Murphy, Colorado and Sligo

Michael Arthur Scanlon, Liverpool and Sligo


Brother John Maguire, Glenfarne


Maureen Gallagher, Tubbercurry


Vincent Grimes, Sligo


Canon Peadar Lavin, Roscommon


Roland McClay, Ballintra




Gertie Murphy, (Née Nairn) of Colorado, USA and formerly of her nephew, Joe Gallagher’s residence on Mail Coach Rd, Sligo. Your message of condolence can be placed on or on Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home website.


Michael Arthur Scanlon, Liverpool and formerly of Aughamore Far, Co. Sligo. In his 97th year. A memorial Mass to celebrate Michael Arthur’s life will take place at a later date


Brother John Maguire, The Village, Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim and Jesuit Community, Miltown Park, Dublin. Brother of Peggy Darcy. HSE restrictions apply. Condolences can be offered by visiting A memorial mass will be held at a later date.


Maureen Gallagher, Baileys Nursing Home, Tubbercurry and late of Doomore, Tubbercurry. Predeceased by her husband, Peter James. In accordance with government and HSE guidelines, a private funeral will take place. A memorial mass will take place at a later date to celebrate Maureen’s life. People may express their sympathy to the family by going to and clicking on the “condolence” section.


Vincent Grimes, Carragubada, Carraroe, Co. Sligo. Due to current Covid-19 and HSE restrictions, funeral mass and cremation will be private to family only. Funeral mass can be viewed via live-stream on (St. John’s Church Carraroe) on Sunday at 11.30am. Private cremation will take place following the mass. Condolences can be left at A Mass to celebrate Vincent’s life will be held at a later date. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, c/o Seamus Feehily & Son Funeral Directors, Upper John Street, Sligo


Canon Peadar Lavin, Sleevinagee, Roscommon Town, former Parish Priest of Knockcroghery and formerly of Ballyfarnon. Peacefully, at the Sacred Heart Hospital, Roscommon. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Patient Comfort Fund at the Sacred Heart Hospital. To follow best practice and guidelines due to Covid-19 and with the support of his family, the funeral will take place privately. His remains will be interred in Kilmactranny cemetery.


Roland McClay, Lacklum, Ballintra, Co. Donegal. In accordance with Government and HSE guidelines, the house and funeral is strictly private. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences can be left on


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