Obituaries, Thursday, August 6th, 2020,  1p.m. 

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Lloyd John Sweetnam, Sligo


Gerry Curran, Sligo


Czeslaw Zaleski,  Poland and Ballyshannon


Michael Conboy, Letterkenny, formerly of Collooney


James O’Kane, Ballymote


Tommy Drugan, Drumkeerin


Mona Foran, Sligo



Lloyd John Sweetnam, Sligo and Dublin. Reposing at his home. House private. Removal today 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

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) this 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, Ballyshannon. Unexpectedly. Funeral to arrive at St. Patricks Church, Ballyshannon on Sunday for Mass of the Resurrection at 11 o’clock with internment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery. The Mass will be available to be viewed live online at All enquires to Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 087 248 5819.


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 today 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.

Tommy Drugan, Tullynamoyle, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim. Suddenly. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. Enquiries to Seamus Gallagher Funeral Director on 087 244 8642.

Mona Foran, Cornageeha, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo, from 6pm to 7pm on Friday evening for family and close friends only please. Removal on Saturday to St John’s Church, Carraroe, to arrive for Mass of Christian Burial at 11am. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. Mass will be livestreamed. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to the North West Hospice, C/o Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Directors, Upper John Street, Sligo. House private please. Due to the current HSE Covid restrictions Mass and burial will be private to family and close friends please.


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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