Deaths in Donegal, Monday evening, May 25

May they rest in peace

Deaths in Donegal

Deaths in Donegal

The following deaths have taken place:

- Ernie Stow, Kilmacrennan 

- Noelle Gillen, Ballyshannon 

- Máire Sharkey, Elaghbeg, Burnfoot

- Peggy Peoples, St. Johnston


Ernie Stow, Leitir, Kilmacrennan and formerly London

The peaceful death has taken place in Aras Uí Dhomhnaill Nursing Home, Milford of Ernie Stow, Leitir, Kilmacrennan and formerly London.

In accordance with HSE and Government guidelines, the wake and cremation are private to family.

A memorial service and burial of ashes will take place at a later date.

Family flowers only, donations if desired to National Council of the Blind Ireland, c/o any family member or Sweeney Funeral Directors.


Noelle Gillen (née Gallagher), 42 Assaroe View, Ballyshannon 

The peaceful death has taken place of Noelle Gillen (nee Gallagher), 42 Assaroe View, Ballyshannon.

Noelle was the beloved wife of John, loving mother of Peter, Amanda (Darrel), and she was predeceased by her daughter Lisa.

She will be fondly remembered by her husband, son, daughter, son-in-law, grandchild Jamie, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and entire family circle.

Noelle's funeral will take place privately in accordance with current Government guidelines and in the hope of keeping family and friends safe.

Noelle's funeral service will take place in St Patrick's Church, Ballyshannon on Wednesday at 11am and can be viewed on church services live streaming.

Máire Sharkey, Elaghbeg, Burnfoot

The death has taken place at South Shields Hospital, England of Máire Sharkey, Elaghbeg, Burnfoot.

In accordance with Government guidelines, the current restrictions on attendance at funerals is a maximum of ten people and only members of the household and close family may attend. 

Máire's Requiem Mass can be viewed on the Parish of Burt Fahan and Inch Facebook page on Tuesday at 11am. 

Peggy Peoples, nee Gibson, No. 2 Ard Na Meala, St Johnston

The death has occurred of Peggy Peoples, nee Gibson, No. 2 Ard Na Meala, St Johnston.

Peggy passed away in Letterkenny University Hospital in her 92nd year.

She'll be lovingly missed by her sons and daughters, Eamon, Brian, Olive, Margaret, Ann, Kathleen, Teresa, Robert, Gerald, Christopher and Martin, her brother Jimmy. Deeply regretted by her son-in-laws, daughter-in-laws, grandchildren, nieces and nephew and extended family and friends.

In accordance with Government and HSE guidelines the wake and funeral are strictly private. 

Peggy is reposing at her late residence. Funeral Mass is on Tuesday at 11am in St Baithin's Church, St Johnston with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  


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