Deaths in Donegal, Wednesday morning, May 26

May they rest in peace

Deaths in Donegal

Deaths in Donegal - Wednesday, April 28

The following deaths have taken place:

John Francis (Sean) McGovern, Bundoran 

Patrick Driscoll, Mountcharles

Jean Hanlon, Stranorlar 

Charles Doherty, Ballyliffin 

Charlie Coyle, Manchester and Sheskinbeg, Gaoth Dobhair

Michael Boyle, Dungloe and Glenties

Ivan Mc Combs, Bunbeg

Frankie Barron, Teelin

Eileen Furey, Inver

Peggy Cleary, Mountcharles

Geraldine Frances Dunne, Moville 

Moira Burke, Glasgow and Gaoth Dobhair

John Francis (Sean) McGovern, Bundoran 

The death has occurred of John Francis (Sean) McGovern Ardfarna, Bundoran, Raheny, Dublin  and Aughnasheelin, Leitrim. 

Peacefully, at home in the loving care of his family. A former employee of Siac Construction his death is deeply regretted by his beloved wife Elizabeth and his loving sons and daughters Rose, Deirdre, Philomena, Sean and Seamus, in-laws and partners Mick and John, sister Anne (London), grand children Stephanie, Laura, Niamh and eagerly anticipated great grandchild, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Removal leaving his home on Friday, May 28, at 10.15am to St. Mary’s Church, Aughnasheelin (via Kinlough, Manorhamilton and Ballinamore) for Funeral Mass at 12 noon.

Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. In keeping with HSE guidelines, the funeral will be restricted to family and close friends but can be viewed live on www.churchtv.ie/aughnasheelin.

Please adhere to government guidelines on social distancing if standing along the route.

Patrick (Patsy) Driscoll, Drumbeagh, Mountcharles 

The peaceful death has taken place at Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal Town of Patrick (Patsy) Driscoll, Drumbeagh, Mountcharles and Coventry, England.

Predeceased by his first wife Dolores and his brother Bill. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his wife Helen, his children Julie, Kerry, Marie, Patrick and Shannon, grandchildren, brother Jeremiah, sisters, Kathleen Ayres and Breege McTernan, sister-in-law Breda, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends. 

Removal from Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Mountcharles took place on Tuesday at 6pm going to the residence of his sister Kathleen Ayres, Drumbeagh.

Removal from there on Thursday morning going to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles for 11am Funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.

Due to government and HSE guidelines, wake and funeral are private to the family with a maximum of 50 people permitted at the funeral.

The funeral will be live-streamed on the Sacred Heart Church Facebook page.   

Jean Hanlon (née Stewart), 66 The Glebe, Stranorlar 

The peaceful death has taken place at her home, in her 96th year, following a short illness of Jean Hanlon (née Stewart), 66 The Glebe, Stranorlar.

Beloved wife of the late William (Billy) much loved mother of Kenneth, Pearl (Bustard), Kaye (Nesbitt) and Mai (Hide), cherished sister of Rev. Jim Stewart, Kathleen (Lapsley), Fred Stewart and the late Eliza (Ferguson), George, Tommy and Sam.

Dearly loved grandmother to 16 and great-grandmother to 23. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her son, daughters, brothers, sister, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.  

Funeral leaving her home on Thursday at 1.40pm for Service of Thanksgiving in Stranorlar Parish Church at 2pm.

Interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Funeral Service of Thanksgiving will be streamed live via the Parish Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/smkcofi/.

Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to Stranorlar Parish Church, care of any family member.

In compliance with current HSE and Government restrictions, the house, funeral and burial will be strictly private to the immediate family only with a maximum of 50 people permitted.  

 

Charles Doherty, Magherard, Ballyliffin, Clonmany

The sudden death has taken place of Charles Doherty, Magherard, Ballyliffin, Clonmany.

Remains reposing at his late residence from Tuesday evening, May 25.

Funeral from there at 10.30am on Thursday going to St Mary's Church, Clonmany for Requiem Mass at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Due to HSE and Government guidelines, wake funeral and burial are private to family and close friends only with a maximum of 50 people permitted.

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

Enquiries to Comiskey Funeral Directors, Clonmany; 086 073 6402 

Charlie Coyle, Manchester and Sheskinbeg, Gaoth Dobhair

The peaceful death has taken place in Manchester, England of Charlie Coyle (Charlie Eoghain Óig), Manchester and Sheskinbeg, Gaoth Dobhair. Predeceased by his wife Nellie (Patrick Den), brothers Owenie, Hughie, Johnny and Teague.

Sadly missed by his daughters Noreen and Rosemary, grandchildren Joe, James and Grace, son-in-law Pete, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces and all his extended family and friends.

Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, June 3, in St Hilda's Church, Northenden, Manchester, at 12pm followed by burial at Mill Lane Cemetery, Cheadle at 1.30pm. 

Michael Boyle, Dungloe and Glenties

The death has occurred of Michael Boyle (Mícheal Ó Baoighill) Dungloe, Glenties and Santry, Dublin.

Predeceased by his parents Dan and Mary, brothers James and John, sisters Mary and Annie. Mícheal will be sadly missed by his brother Patrick, sister Ellen, sisters-in-law Carmel and Kathy, many nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, friends and comrades.

A private funeral will take place on Thursday, May 27 at 10am followed by burial in Maghery Cemetery, Dungloe.

Those who would have liked to attend Mícheal's funeral may leave personal messages for the family by visiting https://www.masseybrosfuneralhomes.com/funeral-notices/ 

Eileen Furey, Inver

The death has occurred at Letterkenny University Hospital of Eileen Furey, Inver. 

Predeceased by her brothers Charlie and Jimmy. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her brother Todie (Thomas), extended family, relatives and friends.    
 
Removal from Gallagher's Funeral Home took place on Monday evening going to her late residence. Removal from there on Wednesday, May 26, going to St Naul's Church, Ardaghey for 3pm funeral Mass, with interment afterwards in the local cemetery. The funeral will be live-streamed on the following link: St Nauls Parish Inver | Facebook

Due to government and HSE guidelines, the funeral is restricted to 50 people.   

Ivan McCombs, Bunbeg

The death has occurred of Ivan McCombs, Knockastoller, Bunbeg, Gaoth Dobhair and Westport, Mayo.

Sadly missed by his loving wife Amanda, his daughters, Aisling and Caitlin, sons, Neil, Ruairí and Tommy, his mother Mary, his father Ivan, his sister Siobhán, his brother Alan, brothers-in-law,  Tommy and Sean, son-in-law Martin, grandchildren, Caolán and Heidi and all his extended family and friends.

Remains reposing at his residence. Funeral Mass will take place Wednesday, May 26, in St Mary's Church, Derrybeg at 1pm followed by burial in Magheragallon Cemetery.

Due to Government and HSE restrictions, wake, funeral and burial will be strictly private to family only with a maximum of 50 people permitted.

Funeral Mass will be broadcast on the Colm Gillespie Funeral Director Facebook page on Wednesday, May 26 at 1pm.

Frankie Barron, Teelin

The death has occurred at Letterkenny University Hospital of Frankie Barron, Ballymore, Teelin, formerly of Glasgow.

Loving husband to Mary Catherine, much-loved father to Mary and John. He will be sadly missed by his son-in-law Joe, grandson Sean, his sisters Theresa Williams (Scotland) and Mary Gillespie (Chicago), his sister-in-law Mary Barron, his brother-in-law Peter Williams, his nieces and nephews in Scotland and Chicago and a wide circle of relatives and friends.

Removal from his residence on Tuesday to St. Columba’s Chapel, Carrick for 7pm. Funeral Mass will take place Wednesday, May 26, in St Columba’s Church, Carrick at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Due to Covid-19 government restrictions, the Mass and burial will be private to family and friends and restricted to 50 people. The family home is private. 

Peggy Cleary, Mountcharles

The death has occurred at her residence of Peggy Cleary (née Meehan). Predeceased by her husband Seamus and brothers John, Steve and Seamus. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving daughter Theresa, son Rory, brother Joe, sisters Marlene (Gallagher) and Patsy (McCallig), son-in-law Raymond Nolan, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

Remains reposing at her late residence. Removal from there on Wednesday, May 26 going to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles for 11 am funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. The funeral will be live-streamed on the Sacred Heart Church Facebook page.

Due to government and HSE guidelines, the wake and funeral are private to family only with a maximum of 50 people permitted at the funeral. Anyone wishing to give their condolences can so on the Gallagher Funeral Directors Facebook page. 

Geraldine Frances Dunne, Moville
 
The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Geraldine Frances Dunne, late of Rosebank Court, Moville.

Funeral Requiem Mass on Wednesday, May 26 at 11am in St Pius X Church, Moville with cremation at a later date.

Due to HSE and Government guidelines, wake, funeral and cremation are private to family and close friends only with a maximum of 50 people permitted.

Mass can be viewed live on the parish website; www.movilleparish.com. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Cancer Research c/o any family member.  

Moira Burke, Glasgow and Lunniaghbeg, Gaoth Dobhair 

The death has taken place in Glasgow of Moira Burke, Lunniaghbeg and Glasgow.

Predeceased by her mother Úna Friel Gallagher Roarty, her stepfather Paddy Roarty (Falcarragh), and her father Jack Gallagher (Jack Eoghain Chonaill). Sadly missed by her partner Alex Seán Friel, her sister Nuala, nieces, Patricia and Donna, nephews, John, Stephen and Michael and all her extended family and friends. 

Moira's remains will be received into St Mary's Church, Derrybeg on Thursday, May 27 at 7pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday at 11am followed by burial in Magheragallon Cemetery. 

Funeral Mass will be broadcast on the Colm Gillespie Funeral Director Facebook Page.

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