Deaths in Donegal, Monday morning, May 3

May they rest in peace

Deaths in Donegal

Deaths in Donegal

The following deaths have taken place:

Noreen Earley, Donegal Town 

William, known as Billy McCracken, formerly of Newtowncunningham

Paul Friel, 15A Millfield Heights, Buncrana 

Michael Jack O'Donnell, The Rock, Glenties 

Marie Quinn (née Boland), Goland, Ballybofey 

Bernard Rush, Alt Lower, Castlefin 

Rody Hayes, Glencolumbcille / Killaloe, Co Clare

Bridget Haynes (née McCaul), Mountcharles / Worcestershire

Danny McBride, London / Derrybeg

Frances McLaughlin, Ballybofey

Patrick Gallagher, Bolton and Carrigart

Noreen Earley (née Mc Brearty), 2 O'Cleirigh Avenue, Donegal Town 

The peaceful death has occurred at Letterkenny University Hospital of Noreen Earley (née McBrearty), No. 2 O'Cleirigh Avenue, Donegal Town. 

Remains reposing at her late residence from 4pm on Monday (May 3). Removal from her late residence on Tuesday at 6.30pm to St Mary’s Church, Killymard, for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. 

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the house and funeral are private to family only please.

Family flowers only, donations, if so desired, to Donegal Community Hospital Patient Comfort Fund.

 

William McCracken, formerly of Newtowncunningham

The peaceful death has occurred at Letterkenny University Hospital of William, known as Billy McCracken, formerly of Newtowncunningham.

Funeral will take place on Monday at 1pm with burial afterwards in St.Johnston Presbyterian Church graveyard.

Sadly due to the current circumstances, the wake and funeral are strictly private.

Funeral service will be streamed on Newtowncunningham Presbyterian Church Facebook page at 1pm.

Paul Friel, 15A Milfield Heights, Buncrana 

The sudden death has taken place in Altnagelvin hospital of Paul Friel, 15a Millfield Heights, Buncrana.

Beloved husband of Aine and dear father of Stacey and Zoe, loving son of Brendan Friel and brother of Brendan and Alan.

Sadly missed by his family and friends.

Remains reposing at his residence. Funeral from there on Wednesday at 9.15am going to St Mary's Oratory, Buncrana for 10am requiem Mass with burial afterwards in Cockhill cemetery.

Due to government guidelines the wake and funeral are private to family and friends only.

Requiem Mass can be viewed on http://www.churchservices.tv/cockhill. 
 

Michael Jack O'Donnell, The Rock, Glenties 

The peaceful death has occurred, at his residence, following a short illness (non Covid-related) of Michael Jack O’Donnell (photographer), surrounded by his loving partner Bernie, daughters Deirdre, Fiona, Sinead and son Kieran.

Predeceased by his father Jack. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving mother Nora, brothers John (Killybegs), Dessie (Ardara), Gerard and Brendan (Glenties), sisters Ita (Dublin), Mary (Letterkenny), Theresa (Dublin), Siobhan (USA), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours and many friends.

His remains are reposing at his late residence. Funeral Mass in St. Connell's Church, Glenties on Tuesday at 11am, with interment afterwards in the local cemetery.

Funeral Mass can be viewed live on www.churchservices.tv/glenties.

In compliance with HSE and government guidelines, the wake, funeral and burial are strictly private to family only, with a maximum of 25 people permitted.  

Marie Quinn (née Boland), Goland, Ballybofey 

The death has occurred peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, of Marie Quinn (née Boland), Goland, Ballybofey.

Beloved wife of Eamon and much loved mother to Eunan, Brenda, Gavin, Thomas, cherished sister to Neil. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her husband, sons, daughter, son in law Michael, daughters in law, Michelle and Nichola, sister in law Sheila, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Funeral leaving her home at 10.15am on Monday for Requiem Mass at 11am in St. Mary's Church, Sessiaghoneill, via Donegal Street. Interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. The Requiem Mass will be streamed live via the parish Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StMarysSessiaghoneill 

Donations in lieu of flowers,if so desired, directly to the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary.

In compliance with current HSE and Government restrictions the house, funeral and burial will be strictly private to the family only please, with a maximum of 25 people permitted. 

Bernard Rush, Alt Lower, Castlefin 

The death has occurred peacefully of Bernard Rush, Alt Lower, Castlefin/

Beloved husband of Margaret, much loved father of Anthony and Alo and father-in-law of Mary and Theresa, loving granda of Damien (Kerrianne), Kevin (Lucinda), Charlene, Stephanie (Damien), Aisling (Jamie) and great-granda of Ashlyn, Killian, Megan and Hailey.

Funeral leaving his home on Monday at 9.25am for Requiem Mass in St. Columba's Church, Doneyloop at 10am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.

The Requiem Mass will be streamed live via the Parish Streaming Service at https://youtube.com/channel/UCiwjGxLvUHCjJIqj9jp1aXQ

Due to current restrictions, the house, Mass and interment are private to family only please.  

Very deeply regretted and sadly missed by his entire family circle.  

Rody Hayes, Glencolumbcille / Killaloe, Co Clare

The death has occurred of retired garda sergeant, Rody Hayes of Glencolumbcille and formerly of the Glen, Killaloe, Co Clare.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Maureen (née Columb). Deeply regretted by his loving family Aisling, Annamarie, Fiona, Aoife and Ruairí. Much loved Grandad of Sorcha, Ailbhe, Columb, Eimear, Muireann, Caoimhín, Doireann, Erin and Fionn.

He will be sadly missed by his sisters Mary Hayes and Maíread O'Loughlin in Co Clare, his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, nephews and nieces, extended family and many friends.

Requiem Mass will be held in St Columba's Church, Glencolumbcille on Monday at 1pm with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

In compliance with HSE guidelines, the wake and funeral will be private to family members only. It will be possible to view the Funeral Mass after 4pm on - https://jasonmcgarrigle.com/glencolmcille/

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Donegal Hospice. 

Bridget Haynes (née McCaul), Mountcharles

The death has occurred of Bridget Haynes (née McCaul) of Worcestershire, England and formerly of Glencoagh, Mountcharles.

Sadly missed by her husband Roger, her daughter Jane, granddaughter Emma, brother Patsy, sisters Kathleen and Mary.

Funeral Mass will take place in St Saviour’s Church, Broadway, Worcestershire on Monday, May 17 at 11am.  

Danny McBride, London / Derrybeg

The peaceful death has taken place in London of Danny McBride (Danny Eoghan), Cotteen, Inis Meáin and late of London.

He is predeceased by his sister Sadie. Sadly missed by Lidia, his sisters Annie, Máire and Gracie, his brothers; Owenie and Michael, nieces, nephews, and all his extended family and friends. 

Funeral arrangements Later. 

Frances McLaughlin, Ballybofey

The death has occurred of Frances McLaughlin, 7 Sessiagh View, Ballybofey.

Much loved daughter of Seamus and the late Frances, devoted sister to Gerard, Seamus, Kevin, and the late Brendan and Martina. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her father, brothers, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.

Her funeral will leave Mc Cool’s Chapel of Rest on Wednesday at 10.30am for Requiem Mass in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Stranorlar, at 11am. Interment will take place afterwards in Drumboe Cemetery.

In compliance with current HSE and Government restrictions the house, funeral and burial will be strictly private to the family only please, with a maximum of 25 people permitted. Mass will be streamed live via the Parish Webcam at https://www.churchservices.tv/stranorlar

Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, care of 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 in St Ethelbert's Church, Bolton, followed by burial in Heaton Cemetery.

 

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