Deaths in Donegal - Friday evening, April 30, 2021

Tipperary Deaths

Death notices for Donegal on Friday evening

The following deaths have taken place:

Kathleen Bell (née McGroarty), Donegal Town

Bridget Coyle, Burnfoot

Brendan McGee, Carrigans

Trudy Peoples, Letterkenny

Patrick Gallagher, Bolton and Carrigart

Patrick (Paddy) McCole, Crolly, and Birmingham

Kathleen Bell (née McGroarty), Donegal Town

The peaceful death has occurred of Kathleen Bell (nee McGroarty) of Water Street, Donegal Town.

Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving husband John, sons David, Stephen, Nigel, daughter Catherine, son-in-law John, daughters-in-law Bridin, Miyoko and Narelle, sisters Maureen, Angela, Patricia, Marie, brother Philip, grandchildren and all her extended family.

Requiem Mass at St Patrick's Church, Donegal Town on Sunday at 11.30am with burial afterwards at Clar Cemetery.

Due to government and HSE guidelines, wake and funeral mass private to family only. Kathleen's Funeral Mass can be viewed live on

Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Donegal Community Hospital c/o any family member. 

Bridget Coyle, Burnfoot

The death has occurred at her residence of Bridget Coyle, Garvery, Burnfoot.

Beloved wife of the late Neil and much loved mother of Helen, Bridie, Rosemary and Patricia. Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by her daughters, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her wider family circle, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Requiem Mass will take place on Sunday at 1.00pm in St Mura's Church, Fahan followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Due to HSE and government guideline wake, funeral and interment are strictly for family with a limit of 25 people permitted. Mass can be viewed on and choose the MOBILE option.

Brendan McGee, Carrigans

The death has occurred of Brendan McGee of of Burnside, Carrigans.

Loving father of Patrick, dear father-in-law of Charlene, devoted grandfather of Kadee and Charlie, beloved son of Mary and the late John and a loving brother of John, Ann, Liam, Michael and Eileen.

Sadly, due to the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic, the wake and funeral are strictly private for immediate family only.

Gertrude (Trudy) Peoples, Slieve Sneacht Road, Letterkenny

The death has taken place of Gertrude (Trudy) Peoples, Slieve Sneacht Road, Letterkenny and formerly Glencar Irish.

Pre-deceased by her father Thomas and brother Patrick. Deeply missed by her children Ethan and Kayla, mother Gertrude, brothers Thomas and Bernard and sister Catherine, sister-in-law Bridie, nieces, nephews, grand-nephews, aunts and a wide circle of family, friends and neighbours.

Her remains reposing at her sister Catherine’s residence at 51 College Park, Glencar, Letterkenny from 7pm on Friday.

Funeral from there at 11.30am on Sunday, going to St Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny for Requiem Mass at 12 noon which can be viewed live on

Interment afterwards in New Leck Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers if desired to the Donegal Hospice c/o any family member.

Patrick Gallagher, Bolton and Carrigart

The death has taken place in Bolton, Greater Manchester of Patrick Gallagher, aged 85, formerly Claggan, Carrigart.

The funeral will take place on Friday, May 7 in St Ethelbert's Church, Bolton, followed by burial in Heaton Cemetery.

Patrick (Paddy) McCole, Stranarva, Crolly, and Birmingham

The death has occurred in Birmingham, England, of Patrick (Paddy) McCole (Paddy John Owen), Stranarva, Crolly and Birmingham, England.

Sadly missed by his niece Madge, her husband Hugh, his nephews; Tom and John, his brother Jimmy and all his extended family and friends.

His remains will repose at his niece Madge McCole Doherty's residence in Stranarva, Crolly, from Friday evening. Requiem Mass will take place on Sunday at 11am in St Patrick's Church, Meenaweel, followed by burial in Dungloe's old cemetery.

Due to Government and HSE guidelines, wake, funeral and burial will be strictly private to family, only.

The Rosary for the happy repose of his soul can be viewed on the Paróiste Ghaoth Dobhair Facebook Page on Saturday, May 1, at 7.30pm.

Funeral Mass will be broadcast on the Colm Gillespie Funeral Director Facebook Page on Sunday at 11am.

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