Obituaries, Sunday, January 24th, 5 p.m.

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Michael Gillespie, Cliffoney


Packie Boyle, Ballyshannon


Mary Stack, Kerry and Sligo


Rosaleen Lavin, Ballyfarnon


Rosaleen Smith, Sligo



Michael Gillespie, Castlegal, Cliffoney, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at the Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo. Reposing at his home. Arriving at St. Molaise’s Church, Cliffoney for 11am Funeral Mass on Monday morning with burial afterwards in Ahamlish Cemetery. Michael’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on the Ahamlish Parish Sligo Facebook page. Due to current restrictions, the house, Church and graveyard are restricted to family and close friends only. Condolences can be left on or on Donations, in lieu of flowers, to the Nazareth Nursing Home patient comfort fund c/o McGloin Undertakers.


Packie Boyle, 44 St. Benildus Avenue, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Peacefully, at his residence, non Covid related. Reposing at his late residence. Going to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon on Wednesday morning for 11am Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in the Abbey Cemetery. Due to current restrictions, the house and Funeral Mass are private to family only please. The mass can be viewed on Family flowers only, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Irish Cancer Society, c/o Darren McGee or any family member. Enquiries to Darren McGee on 087 221 8483


Mary Stack, nee Finan, Upper Aughrim, Moyvane, Kerry and formerly of Lavagh Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at Listowel Community Hospital. Due to current restrictions, a private family Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane, on Monday at 12noon. Burial afterwards in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane. Messages of condolence can be left on


Rosaleen Lavin, née Doherty, Creevagh, Ballyfarnon, Boyle, Co. Sligo, and formerly Foxfield, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully, at her home. Predeceased by her husband Paddy-Joe. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Brigid’s Church, Highwood on Tuesday morning at 11.30am. Interment afterwards in Kilmactranny Cemetery. Mass will be streamed live on the Geevagh Ie Facebook page. House and Church private to family only please. Messages of condolence can be left on


Rosaleen Smith, Neé Keogh, Hanley Tce., Sligo. Peacefully, at her residence. Funeral will arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, on Tuesday for requiem mass at 12pm followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. Due to current restrictions, the Funeral Mass will be private for family only. Condolences can be left on and on Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Sligo Cathedral Restoration Fund c/o/ Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo 071 9162140 or through


Ar Dheis De Go Raibh Siad.