Deaths in Donegal - Thursday evening, February 20, 2020

Deaths in Donegal

Deaths in Donegal, Thursday evening, February 20, 2020

The following deaths have taken place:

- Hugh Roarty, Stonepark, Glenties and formerly Drimnalough, Glenties and Birmingham

- Kathleen Witherow, Ardbarnock, Convoy

- Nabla Coyle, Bunaninver, Gweedore

- Mark O’Donnell, Mulnamina, Glenties

- Jimmy Ferry, Sheskinbeg, Gweedore

- Margaret Patton, Rowanfield House, Donegal town, formerly of Donegal Road, Ballybofey

- John McGettigan, 80 Ashbrook, Strabane, formerly Ballindrait, Lifford

- Bernie O’Leary, Dublin, formerly of Ostan Loch Altan, Gortahork

- Peter Ticher, Epsom, Surrey, formerly, Rathgar, Dublin, Portnoo

Hugh Roarty, Stonepark, Glenties and formerly Drimnalough, Glenties and Birmingham

The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Hugh Roarty, Stonepark, Glenties and formerly Drimnalough, Glenties and Birmingham, brother of Michael Roarty, The Wood, Glenties.

Remains will repose at Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara tomorrow, Friday, February 21, from 3pm to 7.30pm with removal to St Connell's Church, Glenties to repose overnight.

Funeral mass on Saturday, February 22, at 11am with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

Enquiries to James McGuinness, Funeral Director, Glenties.


Kathleen Witherow, Ardbarnock, Convoy

The death has taken place at her residence of Kathleen Witherow, Ardbarnock, Convoy.

Her remains are reposing at her home.

Funeral leaving there tomorrow Friday at 1.15pm for 2pm Service in Raphoe Presbyterian Church with burial afterwards in the family plot in the adjoining churchyard.

Family time from 11pm until 11am and on the morning of the funeral.

Family flowers only, donations if desired to Raphoe Presbyterian Church c/o any family member or Terence Mc Clintock, Funeral Director.

Nabla Coyle, Bunaninver, Gweedore

The death has taken place at her home of Nabla Coyle, Bunaninver, Gweedore.

Remains reposing at her late residence.

Funeral from there on Saturday morning, February 22, going to St Colmcille’s Church, Knocfola, for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Rosary each night at 9pm. House private from 10pm until 10am.

One way traffic system in operation with entry to the wake house from Teach Jack , Glassagh and exit towards Brinaleck.

Mark O’Donnell, Mulnamina, Glenties

The death has taken place at Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny, of Mark O’Donnell, Mulnamina, Glenties.

Remains will repose at Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara, today Thursday, February 20 from 6–8pm.

Removal from there tomorrow, Friday morning, February 21, at 10 am going to St Conal’s Church, Glenties, for Requiem Mass at 11am, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

Enquiries to James McGuinness & Sons, Funeral Directors, Glenties (087) 239 5827


Jimmy Ferry, Sheskinbeg, Gweedore

The death has taken place in County Laois of Jimmy Ferry, Sheskinbeg, Gweedore.

Removal to St Mary’s Chapel, Derrybeg, today, Thursday, February 20 for 6.45pm to repose overnight.

Funeral Mass tomorrow, Friday, February 21 at 11am with burial afterwards in Magheragallen cemetery.

Enquiries to Kieran Roarty, Funeral Director: (087) 263 1526


Margaret Patton, Rowanfield House, Donegal town, formerly of Donegal Road, Ballybofey

The death has occurred at Donegal Community Hospital of Margaret Patton, Rowanfield House, Donegal town, formerly of Donegal Road, Ballybofey.

Her remains will repose at McCool’s Chapel of Rest, Ballybofey today, Thursday, February 20, from 7pm until Rosary at 9pm

Funeral from there tomorrow, Friday morning, February 21 at 9.40am for Requiem Mass at 10am in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Stranorlar, followed by interment in Stranorlar cemetery.


John McGettigan, 80 Ashbrook, Strabane, formerly Ballindrait, Lifford

The death has taken place of John McGettigan, 80 Ashbrook, Strabane, formerly of Ballindrait, Lifford.

Remains reposing at his home.

Funeral leaving his home tomorrow, Friday, February 21, at 11.30am for Requiem Mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Strabane, at 12 noon, followed by interment in Strabane cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers please to the Alzheimer`s Society, c/o Quigley Funeral Directors, 1A Newtown Place, Strabane.

Family time please from 11pm. to 11am.


Bernie O’Leary, Dublin, formerly of Ostan Loch Altan, Gortahork

The death has occurred in Dublin of Bernie O’Leary, Gortahork, Former owner McFadden’s Hotel, Gortahork (Ostan Loch Altan).

Her remains will repose at her home in Blackrock Dublin (A94 X9P5) until 7pm today, Thursday February 20, followed by private removal.

Reposing at her home in Gortahork (F92 W899) tomorrow, Friday, February 21, from 1pm, with Rosary at 9pm.

Removal from there on Saturday afternoon to Christ the King Church, Gortahork, for 1pm Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Peter Ticher, Epsom, Surrey, formerly, Rathgar, Dublin/Portnoo

The peaceful death has taken place of Peter Ticher, Epsom, Surrey, formerly Rathgar, Co Dublin and Portnoo.

His remains will be repatriated to Shovlin's Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara, in the next few days, with funeral to be held on Tuesday, March 3, at 2pm at Inniskeel Parish Church, Portnoo.


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