Deaths in Donegal
The following deaths have taken place:
- Mena Gallagher, Seascán Beag, Derrybeg
- Mary Barron (nee Smith) Cashelard, Ballyshannon
- James Whoriskey, Oldtown, Letterkenny
- John Joseph (Jack) Doherty, Carndonagh
- Roderick MacLennan, formerly of Leck View Terrace, Letterkenny
- Vonnie Corrigan (née Dorrian), Cashel, Ballyraine Road, Letterkenny
- Heather Boersma Nee Patterson, Canada, formerly of Ballyraine, Letterkenny
- Marjorie Roche, Gortlarry, Carndonagh
- Veronica Doherty, Golden Acre, Church Street, Ramelton
Mena Gallagher, Seascán Beag, Derrybeg
The death has taken place in Letterkenny University Hospital of Mena Gallagher, Seascán Beag, Derrybeg. Sadly missed by her daughters Christine and Sandra, sons Patrick and Michael and extended family.
Her remains will repose at her home from 2pm on Monday, October 10. Funeral Mass in St Mary's Chapel, Derrybeg, on Tuesday, October 20th at 11am with burial afterwards in Magheragallon Cemetery.
Due to government and HSE guidelines, wake and funeral are private to family only.
Mary Barron (nee Smith) Cashelard, Ballyshannon
The death has taken place of Mary Barron (née Smith), Cashelard, Ballyshannon at Sligo University Hospital. Beloved wife of Paul and dearly loved mother of Brendan (Aisling), Paul (Ann), adored grandma to Aimee, Caled, Alfie, Ché, Robbie, Charlie and Zak, sisters Eileen and Peggy, brothers Vincent and Eugene. Predeceased by brothers Peter, Nicholas and George and Patrick in Infancy and entire family circle.
Due to HSE Guidelines, the home and funeral is private to family only. Funeral will leave the family home at 10.15am on Wednesday morning going to St Patrick's Church Ballyshannon for 11am Requiem Mass followed by burial in St Mary's Cemetery, Cashelard.
Mass can be viewed on https://www.churchservices.tv/stpatricksballyshannon
Those who wish to offer condolences to the family can do so at firstname.lastname@example.org
James Whoriskey, Oldtown, Letterkenny
The death has taken place of James Whoriskey, 36 McNeely Villas, Oldtown, Letterkenny.
Remains reposing at his late residence. Funeral Mass at 11am on Wednesday, October 21 in St Eunan’s Cathedral, with interment afterwards in Conwal Cemetery.
Due to HSE and Government guidelines, funeral is private to family and close friends only. Enquiries to Con McDaid & Sons Funeral Directors, Oldtown, Letterkenny.
John Joseph (Jack) Doherty, Carndonagh
The death has occurred of John Joseph (Jack) Doherty, Mary`s Meadow, Glenmakee, Carndonagh and and late of Buncrana, California and Massachusettes.
Jack was the son of the late Philip and Sarah, beloved brother of Margaret, Mary, Philip and the late Phyllis and Toby. Sadly missed by his loving wife Joyce, son John, daughters Susan, Kathleen, Patricia and Paula. Grandchildren Robert, Patrick, Joseph and Erin, all his in-laws, extended family and large circle of friends.
In accordance with HSE and government guidelines, the wake and funeral are private to immediate family only.
Jack's ashes will be reposing at his late residence from 12 noon Tuesday. Funeral from there on Wednesday afternoon at 2.30pm going to Sacred Heart Church, Carndonagh, for 3pm requiem Mass where it can be viewed on www.churchmedia.tv
Family flowers only, please, donations in lieu, if desired, to Donegal Hospice, Foyle Hospice and the Irish Cancer Society c/o any family member or Kelly's Funeral Directors, Oakfield, Raphoe. Those wishing to leave condolences can do so in the section below.
Roderick MacLennan, formerly of Leck View Terrace, Letterkenny
The death has taken place in Dublin of Roderick MacLennan, formerly of Leck View Terrace, Letterkenny and son of the late Kathleen and Bruce MacLennan.
Requiem Mass to be celebrated in The Church of St Francis Xavier in Gardiner Street, Dublin on Tuesday, October 20 at 11am followed by interment in Newlands Cross Cemetery.
In compliance with current Government and HSE guidelines, the wake, funeral and interment will be private to immediate family only please.
The requiem Mass will be streamed live via the Gardiner Street Parish Live Webcam stream:
Vonnie Corrigan (née Dorrian), Cashel, Ballyraine Road, Letterkenny
The death has taken place of Vonnie Corrigan (née Dorrian), Cashel, Ballyraine Road, Letterkenny, formerly Cashel, Kindrum, Fanad. Predeceased by her husband Dr Owen, loving mother of Fanchea Corrigan Begley (Orlando Florida) and Eglina (Galway). Deeply missed and sadly regretted by her family, sister Una Deeney (Bath. UK), son-in-law Pat, grandchildren Cormac Owen and Dara, in-laws, relatives and friends.
In compliance with current Government and HSE guidelines, Wake, Funeral Mass and Burial strictly private to immediate family only.
The Funeral Mass can be viewed from the St Eunan's Cathedral, Letterkenny online streaming service at 12 noon on Sunday, October 18 at https://www.churchservices.tv/letterkenny
Burial afterwards in the family plot in New Leck Cemetery Letterkenny.
Family flowers only please, donations, if wished, to St. Eunan's Nursing Home, Residents Comfort Fund c/o Paschal Blake, Funeral Director, Stoney Arch, New Line Rd. Letterkenny.
Heather Boersma Nee Patterson, Canada, formerly of Ballyraine, Letterkenny
The death has taken place in Canada of Heather Boersma Nee Patterson, formerly of Ballyraine, Letterkenny.
Wife of Victor Boersma, mother of Quinn and Shea, Sister of June, Paul and Brian.
Wake in the home on Monday, October 1 from noon to 5pm by appointment only due to Covid-19.
Funeral Mass on Tuesday, October 20 at 2pm in Erindale, Mississauga by invitation only due to Covid-19 restrictions
Flowers may be sent to Turner and Porter Funeral Directors, Neweduk, Erin Mills Chapel, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Marjorie Roche, Gortlarry, Carndonagh
The death has taken place of Marjorie Roche, Gortlarry, Carndonagh.
Her remains are reposing at her sister, Evelyn’s residence at Gortlarry, Carndonagh.
Funeral leaving there on Sunday, October 18 at 10.15am going to the Church of the Sacred Heart Carndonagh for Mass at 11am with interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Due to HSE and Government guidelines, wake and funeral are strictly private to immediate family only.
Veronica Doherty, Golden Acre, Church Street, Ramelton
The death has taken place in Aras Ui Dhomhnaill, Milford of Veronica Doherty; Golden Acre, Church Street, Ramelton.
Remains reposing at her home.
Removal from there on Saturday, October 17, going to St Mary’s Church, Ramelton for Rosary at 6pm and to repose overnight.
Funeral Mass on Sunday, October 18 at 11am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Due to HSE and government guidelines, wake removal and funeral are private to family only.
Rosary tonight, Friday at 9pm.
Mass and rosary can be viewed on www.churchservices.tv/ramelton
Family flowers only. Donations if desired to St Mary’s Church Restoration Fund C/O any family member or Sweeney Funeral Directors.
Eddie Sharkey, Gortanny, Quigleys Point
The death has taken place at the Donegal Hospice of Eddie Sharkey, Gortanny, Quigleys Point.
Eddie will repose at his son Eddie and Debbie’s residence at Tromaty, Quigleys Point.
Requiem Mass in St Columba’s Church, Drung, on Monday, October 19 at 11 am followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard.
Donations in lieu of flowers if desired to the Donegal Hospice C/O any family member
Due to HSE and government guidelines, wake and funeral are private to family only.
Funeral mass can be viewed on www.stcolumbasdrung.net.
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