Obituaries, Thursday, June 18th, 10am



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:

Jim Kelly, Dublin and Sligo

Hilda Martin, Dublin and Sligo

Betty McNiffe (Née Feeney) Sligo

Ellen (Chrissie) Lucey, Ballyshannon

Mai Sheerin, Grange

Richard John Walsh, Ballintra

Christopher Gilhooly, Drumkeerin

Michael McGillicuddy, Kilcar.

Jim Kelly, Dublin and formerly of Maugheraboy, Sligo. Funeral arrangements later. House private please. Enquiries to the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on 0719162140.

Hilda Martin, Obelisk Rise, St. Augustine’s Park, Blackrock, Dublin and formerly of Cummeen, Strandhill Road, Sligo, peacefully in the excellent care of the staff of Saint Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin surrounded by her loving family. Mass of the Resurrection this morning (Thurs) at 11am in St. Patrick’s Church, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Co. Sligo. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, Funeral Mass and burial are private to family and close friends only. Funeral Mass can be viewed live on http://stpatrickstrandhill.ie/. Those who wish to leave a condolence message may do so on Rip.ie or in private at www.feehilys.ie.  All enquiries to Seán Feehily at Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, Phone 071 91 599 99/0872411114.

Betty McNiffe (Née Feeney) 10 Cairns Drive Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo this morning (Thursday) for Requiem mass at 11:00am with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery after. Due to current restrictions, the reposing and funeral will be private for family only. The mass will be streamed live on mcnmedia.tv. (https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-annes-cranmore). Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the North West Hospice c/o Foley & McGowans Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo. You are welcome to send a message of condolence to her family through the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home website www.sligofuneralhome.ie.

Ellen (Chrissie) Lucey (nee Heelan), 12 Station Road, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.  In her 93rd year. Peacefully (non-Covid). In accordance with current government guidelines and in the hope of keeping family and friends safe, Ellen’s family home, funeral and burial will take place privately. Ellen’s funeral mass will take place on Thursday in St. Joseph’s Church, the Rock, Ballyshannon at 11am followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. If you wish to leave a message of condolence, you can do so on RIP.ie or [email protected].

Mai Sheerin, Grange, Co. Sligo, and formerly of Rossinver and Glenaniff, Co Leitrim, in her 93rd year.  Funeral Mass in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange today (Thurs) at 12 noon, followed by interment in Rossinver New Cemetery. Funeral cortege will travel from Grange, via Kinlough and Rossinver.  Due to the present situation, Mass and Funeral are private to family only. Service may be viewed on funeralservice.ie/mmfs.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the Irish Lung Foundation, c/o Peter Carty Funeral Director, Garrison, or any family member. House private.

Richard John Walsh, Lisminton, Ballintra, Co Donegal, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Non-Covid related. Due to HSE guidelines, the house is strictly private please.  Funeral mass on Friday morning in St Bridget Church Ballintra at 11 o’clock with burial in the adjoining cemetery.  Condolences can be made on R.I.P.ie. Enquiries please to Martin Gallagher funeral director Laghey on 086 354 7875.

Christopher Gilhooly, Sheena, Drumkeerin, Co Leitrim. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday in St Patrick’s Church Tarmon at 12 p.m. followed by burial in Curragh Cemetery.  Following government guidelines regarding public gatherings, funeral mass and burial will be private to family only. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to the Oncology Unit Sligo University Hospital C/o Seamus Gallagher Funeral Director Drumkeerin or any family member. Condolence messages can be left on RIP.ie

Michael McGillicuddy, (known as Mick Mac).  Leitir, ( prennounced Lit- tur) Kilcar Co Donegal.  Kimego West, Cahersiveen, Co Kerry.  A private funeral will be held on Friday June 19th at 11 am in the O’Connell memorial Church Cahersiveen Co Kerry.  Funeral mass can be viewed on livestream at www.churchservices.tv/cahersiveen.  Private cremation on Friday afternoon in the Island crematorium Ringiskiddy Co Cork.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES, CURRENT RESTRICTIONS ON ATTENDANCE AT FUNERALS IS A MAXIMUM OF TWENTY FIVE 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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