Obituaries, Friday, January 8th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Gráinne Kelly, Kinlough


Seamus McHugh, Ballintra


Thompson Anderson, Ballintra



Gráinne Kelly, No. 3 Glenview, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, the house, funeral Mass and burial are private to family and limited to 10 people. Gráinne’s funeral cortege will leave her mother Attracta’s residence, No 3 Glenview, on Saturday morning to arrive at St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough, for 11am Mass, which will be streamed live via the Kinlough and Glenade, Co Leitrim parish Facebook page. Burial afterward in St. Aidan’s Cemetery. Condolences can be left on or by the traditional manner. Enquiries to Liam Gilmartin and Son Funeral Directors, Kinlough, 086 237 6372.


Seamus McHugh, Lisminton, Ballintra, Co. Donegal, and formerly of Selascis, Drimarone. Retired postman, Ballintra. Reposing at his residence, with removal on Sunday, arriving at St Bridget’s Church, Ballintra for funeral mass at 1pm, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard. Due to current regulations regarding COVID 19, house and funeral to remain private, with a maximum of 10 people only permitted to attend. No handshaking allowed at the church or graveyard. Please be mindful of social distancing and adhere to the wearing of face coverings. The funeral cortège will leave the family home at 12:40 en route to the church, for anyone wishing to pay their respects from a distance.  Alternatively messages of condolence can be left on Seamus’s funeral mass can also be viewed on church services tv/Ballintra. Further enquiries to Jackie Carron, funeral director, on 087 973 4000.


Thompson Anderson, Mullinacross, Ballintra, Co Donegal.  Funeral service in his late residence tomorrow Saturday at 2pm, followed by burial in Drumholm Graveyard.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu to the Drumholm Group of Parishes, care of George Irwin Funeral Directors or any family member.  House and funeral private to family only in accordance with Government guidelines.


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