Obituaries, Wednesday, August 5th, 2020, 5 p.m.

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




John Connolly, Ballinacarrow


Lloyd John Sweetnam, Sligo


Michael Donegan, Sligo


Gerry Curran, Sligo


Czeslaw Zaleski,  Poland and Ballyshannon


Mary Kilgannon, Ballina and Dromore West


Michael Conboy, Letterkenny, formerly of Collooney


James O’Kane, Ballymote




John Connolly, Ranaghan, Ballinacarrow. Co Sligo. Suddenly at his home. Removal on Thursday morning from  J.P. Clarke’s Funeral Home, Coolaney, at 10.30 am to arrive at Rathbarron Parish Church for 11 am Funeral Service. Interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. In accordance with government and HSE guidelines, the funeral will be private to family and close friends. Those who wish to leave messages of sympathy for the family may do so on the Condolence section on

Lloyd John Sweetnam, Sligo and Dublin. Peacefully, at the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Reposing at his home today until 7pm for family and close friends only. House private outside of reposing times please. Removal on Thursday to St. John’s Cathedral, John Street, Sligo, arriving for Funeral Service at 2pm, Funeral Service will be streamed live at Private cremation will take place. Funeral Service is private to family and close friends only. At Lloyd’s request, those who wish to leave a condolence message, memory or story for his family may do so on, in private at or by traditional manner, C/o Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo (F91EH98). Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to S.H.O.U.T (Sligo Hospital Oncology Unit Trust) or Sligo Cancer Support Centre, C/o Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.

Michael (Mick) Donegan, Mountain Close, Cartron View, Sligo and formerly of Templeboy, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Reposing at his home this evening from 5pm to 7 p.m. for family and friends only. Removal on Thursday at 10.30am to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan for 11.a.m. funeral Mass. Burial afterwards at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Templeboy. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice, c/o Sean Sweeney, Undertakers, Dromore West, Co. Sligo. Due to government restrictions, the church is restricted to 50 and the cemetery capacity is 200. Funeral Mass can be viewed on live broadcast on

Gerry Curran, 11 Cartron Bay, Cartron, Sligo and formerly of Creggconnell, Rosses Point, Sligo. Reposing at The Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo (F91YR61) on Thursday evening from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Columba`s Church, Rosses Point, Sligo on Friday morning for Requiem Mass at 11:00am, with funeral proceeding to Drumcliffe Cemetery afterward. Due to government and HSE guidelines, the funeral will be private to family and friends only. House strictly private please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers to Sligo COPD Support, care of The Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo. You are welcome to send a message of condolence to the family through the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home website,

Czeslaw Zaleski, Formerly of Poland and late of Bakers Court apartments, Ballyshannon. Unexpectedly. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. All enquires to Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 087 248 5819.

Mary Kilgannon, Avondale Close, Ballina, Co. Mayo and Dunbekin, Dromore West, Co. Sligo. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12pm in Church of our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Dromore West, with burial afterwards in Churchill cemetery. Due to government guidelines a private funeral will take place. House private please.

Michael Conboy 37 Orchard Grove, Letterkenny Co Donegal.  Formerly of Collooney, Co Sligo.  Remains are reposing at his home in Letterkenny.  Requiem mass at 11 am on Friday in the Church of the Irish Martyrs, Ballyraine, The funeral mass can also be viewed on the Irish Martyrs website.  Interment in Conwell Cemetery, Letterkenny.  In compliance with government and HSE regulations, the wake and funeral are private to immediate family and close friends only please.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Arch View Lodge Residents comfort fund, C/o Pascal Blake Funeral Director, Stoney Arch, New line Road, Letterkenny.

James O’Kane, Castleburn, Ballymote, Co. Sligo and formerly of Maugheraboy, Sligo and Claudy, Co. Derry. Reposing at his home on Thursday from 4pm to 8pm. Funeral will arrive to Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, Co. Sligo on Friday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon. Funeral Mass will be streamed live on Ballymote Facebook page. ( Burial will follow in Cloonameehan Cemetery, Bunninadden, Co. Sligo. Reposing, funeral service (50) and burial (200) are private to family and close friends only. Those who wish to leave a condolence message may do so on, in private at or by traditional manner. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to The Respiratory Unit at S.U.H. or North West Hospice, C/o Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



A Memorial Mass and Month’s Mind gathering of family and friends to remember Philomena (Phil) Gilmartin, nee Downes, Shannon Oughter, Sligo, will take place in St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo this Saturday at 10am. For those unable to attend, a livestream will be available at All enquiries to Seán Feehily Funeral Directors, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 071 915 9999 / 087 24 1111 4





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