Obituaries, Tuesday, June 2nd, 1pm



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:

Kyle Luby, Vancouver and Ballintogher

Gerard McLaughlin, Sligo

Michael Keown, Garrison

Tommy McHugh, England and Drumkeerin

Mary Ann Kearns, Ballymote

Myra O’Grady, Sligo

Maura Young, Sligo

Michael Kerins, Sligo

Kathleen Fowley, Sligo.

Kyle Luby, Vancouver Canada, and formerly of Clerhane, Ballintogher, Co. Sligo. Son of Derek and Jackie and brother of Gavin and Shannon. Unexpectedly, in Vancouver. Due to the current HSE restrictions on funeral gatherings, funeral Mass and burial will be private to family. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 12 noon next Monday in St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivinan, Sligo. The Funeral Mass can be viewed online here. Burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust, C/O Seamus Feehily and Son funeral directors, Upper John Street, Sligo, 071 91 7 1117.

Gerard (Gerry) McLaughlin, Treacy Avenue, Sligo. Peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital (non-covid related). Burial will take place at 2pm (today) in Belfast City Cemetery. In accordance with HSE guidelines, the burial in Belfast will be strictly private to family. Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association c/o Sean Feehily’s Funeral Home or online at feehilys.ie. Condolence messages for the family may be left on rip.ie or via private message at feehilys.ie. All enquiries to Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 071 91 599 99.

Tommy McHugh, Yorkshire, England and formerly of Greaghnadarragh, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim. Brother of the late Jimmy McHugh. Funeral will take place in England at a later date.

Mary Ann (May) Kearns, Emlaghfad, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Ballymote Community Nursing Home. Due to current government restrictions and HSE guidelines, the family home and funeral will be private to family. Mass of the Resurrection today, with burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to NCBI. Those wishing to convey their sympathies to the family may do so by posting a message of condolence on rip.ie.

Myra O’Grady, nee Scott, St. Brigid’s Place, Sligo. Unexpectedly at her home. Due to current HSE restrictions on funeral gatherings, funeral Mass and burial will be private to family please. Mass of Christian burial takes place tomorrow (Wednsday) at 1.30pm in the Sligo Cathedral .This mass will be streamed live on sligocathedral.ie. Burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Condolences can be emailed privately to [email protected] Enquiries to Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Directors, Upper John Street, Sligo, 0719171117.

Maura Young, 41 St Brigid’s Place, Sligo. Peacefully, at her home. Predeceased by her husband Joe and son Alan. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11 am St. Anne’s Church, Sligo, burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. House strictly private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland c/o O’Hora Funeral Directors Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo. Due to the current guidelines the funeral at all stages will be private for family members only, messages of Condolence for the family can be left on rip.ie. Funeral Mass can be viewed on mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-annes-cranmore. Enquiries to Marty O’Hora Funeral Undertaker Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo 086 2205170.

Michael J Kerins, Rathedmond, Sligo, peacefully after a short illness at North West Hospice (non-covid related). Dearly loved husband of Mary and father of Morgan and Melissa. Due to current HSE guidelines, the Home, Funeral Mass and burial will be private to family. Mass of the Resurrection will be streamed live on sligocathedral.ie at 11.30am on Thursday. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. A memorial mass date will be announced later, to celebrate Michael’s life. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice or SHOUT (Sligo Hospital Oncology Unit Trust) at feehilys.ie/pay or to Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo. Messages of condolence can be left on rip.ie or private messages at the obituary page on feehilys.ie.

Kathleen Fowley (Nee Gallagher) Jink’s Avenue Sligo. Peacefully at her home. (non-covid related)  Due to curent HSE restrictions on funeral gatherings, Funeral Mass and burial will be private to family. Mass of Christian burial at 1pm onThursday will be streamed live on .sligocathedral.ie. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. Condolences can left in the condolence section of rip.ie or emailed privately to [email protected] A Mass to celebrate Kathleen’s life will be held at a later date.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES, CURRENT RESTRICTIONS ON ATTENDANCE AT FUNERALS IS A MAXIMUM OF TEN PEOPLE AND ONLY MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD, CLOSE FAMILY…..OR CLOSE FRIENDS, IF THE DECEASED HAS NO HOUSEHOLD OR FAMILY MEMBERS.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh siad.



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