Deaths in Donegal
The following deaths have taken place:
- Edith Meehan, Mountcharles
- Philomena Gallagher, Ballybofey
- Des O'Reilly, Limerick and Donegal
- Ruby Shovlin, Lifford and Ardara
- Margaret Lewers, Enniskillen and Ballyshannon
- May Boyce, Ramelton
- Betty Feeney, Lisfannon, Buncrana
- Shaun McFadden, Ballyshannon
- Nancy McPaul, Ramelton
- Liam Bradley, Buncrana
- Kathleen Boyle, Ballyshannon
- Susan McBrearty, Kiltoy, Letterkenny
- Frank O'Sullivan, Buncrana and formerly of Kerry
- Alice Rees (née Doogan), Killiney, Dublin / Dalkey, Dublin / Dungloe
- Audrey Sheerin, Ballyshannon
Edith Meehan (née Gillespie), Tullyvoose, Mountcharles
The death has occurred of Edith Meehan (née Gillespie), Tullyvoose, Mountcharles. Peacefully, at her residence.
Predeceased by her dear husband, Patrick. Sadly missed by her loving family, PJ (Bernadette), Gerard (Marie-Celine), John (Caroline), Paul, Mairead (Gary), grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her sister Isa (New York), extended family and friends.
Remains to repose privately, for family and friends, at her late residence. Removal from there on Thursday, November 4, going to The Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles, for 12 noon funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.
Due to government and HSE guidelines, the church will be restricted to 50% capacity. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if so desired, to the Rehab Care Sligo c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors, Mountcharles.
The funeral Mass will be live-streamed on the Sacred Heart/Holy Redeemer Facebook page.
House private on the morning of the funeral, please.
Philomena Gallagher, Ballybofey and Clonmany
The peaceful death has occurred of Philomena (Mena) Gallagher, 4 Donegal Road, Ballybofey, and formely Aderville, Clonmany.
Sadly missed by her loving husband Mick, daughters Kate (Malin), Tessa, Anne (England), Bernie (Melbourne, Australia) and her son Michael, nieces, nephews, grandchildren Niall, Tara, Ronan, Caitie, Brian and Conor, Marieclare and Ciara, Epona and Sweeney, relatives and friends.
Philomena's remains are reposing at her late residence. Funeral from there on Friday, November 5, going to the St. Mary's Church, Stranorlar, for 11am Requiem Mass which can be viewed on line by using the following link: https://www.churchservices.tv/stranorlar.
Interment afterwards in Drumboe, Cemetery.
Des O'Reilly, Caherdavin, Limerick / Donegal / Cavan / Meath
The death has occurred of Des O'Reilly, Caherdavin Lawn, Caherdavin, Limerick / Donegal / Cavan / Clonmellon, Meath
Des was originally from Clonmellon, Co. Meath. He died peacefully at University Hospital Limerick.
Pre-deceased by his beloved wife Philomena (née McGinty) and sister Carmel Traynor. Sadly missed by his sister Pearl Doran, his much loved nieces and nephews and wonderful neighbours and friends.
Requiem Mass will take place in Christ the King Church, Caherdavin on Thursday, November 4 at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St. Agatha’s Churchyard, Clar, Donegal arriving at around 3.45pm.
Please observe current Covid-19 restrictions regarding attendance at funerals.
Ruby Shovlin (née Tinney), Ballyduff Park, Lifford
The peaceful death took place at her late residence on Sunday of Ruby Shovlin, neé Tinney, St. Columba’s Grove, Ballyduff Park, Lifford and formerly Drumaghy Park, Ardara and Mondooey, Manorcunningham.
Pre-deceased by her husband Eddie in 2007. Deeply missed by brothers Jim Tinney, Mondooey and John Tinney, St. Johnston, sister Mary O’Kane, Galdonagh, Manorcunningham, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and a wide circle of family, friends and neighbours.
Ruby’s remains are reposing at her brother Jim and Mary Tinney's residence at Mondooey, Manorcunningham.
Funeral from there on Wednesday, November 3 at 10.15am going to St. Columba’s Church, Drumoghill for 11am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in the Church of the Holy Family's adjoining churchyard, Ardara, arriving at approximately 2pm. Family, neighbours and close friends welcome.
Margaret Lewers, Enniskillen, Fermanagh / Ballyshannon
The death has occurred of Margaret Lewers, known as Meta, Killyvilly, Tempo Road, Enniskillen and formerly of Rossnowlagh and Cluain Barron, Ballyshannon. Peacefully at her residence.
Predeceased by husband Ronnie and sons, David, Noel and Philip. Meta will be sadly missed by her two daughters and their husbands, Helen and Aidan, and Valerie and Chris, (Rossnowlagh) also son and his wife Keith and Cheryl (Liverpool) and by her grandchildren (David) Tracy, (Helen) Sara, Paula, Barry, Luke, Frances and Matthew, (Philip) Jackie and Christopher, (Keith) Kathy and Khiana, (Valerie) Joe and Beth and by her many great and great-great-grandchildren.
Further funeral arrangements will be announced later. All enquiries can be made to Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 086 2485819.
May Boyce, Carrygault, Ramelton
The peaceful death has taken place at her home of May Boyce, Carrygault, Ramelton.
Deeply regretted by her loving husband Barney, family Anna, Rosemarie, Anthony, Eileen, Brian and Una, sons-in-law Michael, Sean, Joe and Michael, daughters-in-law Frances and Catherine, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters Patricia and Kathleen, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Remains reposing at her home. Family and neighbours welcome.
Requiem Mass on Wednesday, November 3 at 12 noon in St Mary’s Church, Ramelton.
Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Rosary on Tuesday at 9pm.
Funeral Mass and rosary can be viewed on Church Services TV, St Mary’s Church, Ramelton on the following link: https://www.churchservices.tv/ramelton
Family flowers only. Donations if desired, to Medical 6, Letterkenny University Hospital, c/o any family or Patrick Sweeney Funeral Directors.
House private on the morning of the funeral.
Betty Feeney (née Sheridan), Lisfannon, Donegal / Derry City
The peaceful death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital, of Betty Feeney, Lisfannon.
Betty (former Chief Executive of the Resource Centre, Derry), was the beloved wife of Jackie, loving mother of John and Karen, devoted grandmother of Jack, Ethan, Erin and Jarlath, dear and loving sister of Maura, Bridie, Marcella, Desi, Eunan and the late Jim, sister-in-law of Denis, Kathleen, Bernard, Mary and Martin and mother-in-law of Marc and Orlagh.
Funeral leaving her home, 22 The Beeches, Ludden at 10.20am on Wednesday to St. Mary’s Chapel, Cockhill for Requiem Mass at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Sadly, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic the wake is private for family only.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if wished to The Resource Centre Derry, Racecourse Road, Derry, BT48 8DA.
Shaun McFadden, The Mall, Ballyshannon
The death has occurred of Shaun McFadden, The Mall, Ballyshannon.
Suddenly at his residence.
Sadly missed by his parents Eddie and Ann, his partner Therese, sisters Elaine (John), Breege, Joanne (Gavin), brothers Enda, Adrian and predeceased by Patrick; his nieces and nephews Emma, Abigail, Jamie and Jack.
Reposing at his late residence on Wednesday for family and close friends please, with removal on Thursday morning going to St. Patrick's Church, Ballyshannon for 11am funeral Mass with burial
afterwards in the Abbey Cemetery.
House private on the morning of the funeral please.
Shaun's Funeral Mass can be viewed on
Nancy McPaul, Tullybeg, Ramelton
The death has taken place in Ramelton Community Hospital of Nancy McPaul, Tullybeg, Ramelton and formerly Tipperary Town.
Predeceased by her husband Bernard. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons Terry and John, daughter Kay, son-in-law Paul , daughter-in-law’s Anne and Janet, grandchildren Natalie, Anna, Daniel, Liam, James and John, brothers Joseph, Jimmy, Denis and Eddie, sisters Kitty and Mary, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Remains will arrive at St Peter’s Church, Milford on Tuesday at 4pm for rosary and to repose overnight.
Requiem Mass on Wednesday afternoon, November 3 at 1pm.
Burial afterwards in Tully Cemetery.
Funeral Mass and rosary can be viewed on Church Services TV, St Peter’s Church, Milford on the following link: https://www.churchservices.tv/milford
Family flowers only. Donations if desired, to Ramelton Community Hospital Patients’ Comfort Fund, c/o Patrick Sweeney Funeral Directors.
Liam Bradley, 62 Cockhill Park, Buncrana
The death has taken place in Letterkenny University Hospital of Liam Bradley, 62 Cockhill Park, Buncrana.
Remains reposing at his late residence.
Funeral leaving there on Wednesday afternoon, November 3 at 12.30pm going to St Mary’s Church, Cockhill for Funeral Mass at 1pm with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Funeral Mass can be viewed live on www.churchservices.tv/cockhill
Donations if desired to Medical 3, Letterkenny University Hospital.
Please adhere to social distancing guidelines.
Kathleen Boyle, Tullymore, Ballyshannon
The death has occurred at North West Hospice, Sligo of Kathleen Boyle, Tullymore, Ballyshannon.
Reposing at her late residence on Tuesday for family, friends and neighbours, with remains going to St Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon on Wednesday for 11am funeral Mass.
Burial afterwards in The Abbey Cemetery.
House private on the morning of the funeral please.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, c/o John McGee and Sons or any family member.
Enquiries to John McGee and Sons Funeral Home on 087 221 8483.
Susan McBrearty, Kiltoy, Letterkenny
The death has occurred at her home of Susan McBrearty, Kiltoy Letterkenny, née Callaghan (Barnesmore), former Social Welfare Officer, Letterkenny and Ballybofey and Morrison Foods.
Predeceased by her husband Michael; loving mother of Karen, Denise Sharkey (Quigley's Point) and Stephen (Perth), adored grandmother of Kyra.
Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her family, sisters Mary Thorne (New York), Margaret Given (Lifford) and Helen Gillespie (Donegal Town), brothers John (New York), Dan (Corby, UK) and Charlie (Barnesmore), son-in-law Liam, nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives and friends.
Susan’s remains are reposing at her late residence, family and friends welcome. Family time please on the morning of the funeral.
Funeral from there on Wednesday, November 3, going to the Church of the Irish Martyrs, Ballyraine, Letterkenny, for 11am Requiem Mass which can be viewed online by using the following link https://www.facebook.com/irishmartyrs.
Interment afterwards in the family plot in Conwal Cemetery.
Family flowers only please, donations, if wished, to the Donegal Hospice c/o Paschal Blake, Funeral Director, Stoney Arch, New Line Rd. Letterkenny.
Anne O'Sullivan (née McCormick), Cloonfree, Strokestown, Roscommon and Greencastle
The death has occurred unexpectedly at Mullingar General Hospital of Anne O'Sullivan (née McCormick), Cloonfree, Strokestown, Roscommon and formerly of Greencastle.
Beloved wife of Matty and much loved mother of Kathryn, Matthew and Kym, and adored Granny of twins Hanna and Rhea.
She will be sadly missed by her sorrowing husband and family, son-in-law John, mother Noreen, brothers Michael, Paul, James and Brendan, sisters Eleanor, Nonie and Ethna, nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends.
Her remains reposed at McHugh's Funeral Home, Strokestown on Monday evening.
Removal to the Parish Church on Tuesday for Funeral Mass at 11am with burial afterwards in Kilcooley Cemetery.
Due to Covid restrictions still in place those attending the funeral are requested to refrain from shaking hands with the family, are asked to continue to wear face masks and are encouraged to continue to observe social distancing.
Frank O'Sullivan Gately, Carolina, Buncrana and formerly of Lixnaw, Kerry
The death has taken place in Donegal Hospice of Frank O'Sullivan Gately, Carolina, Buncrana and formerly of Lixnaw, Co Kerry.
Husband of Barry and son of the late Thomas and Hanna O'Sullivan, Lixnaw, brother of Micheál, TJ, Steven, Willie, John, Midsie, Kathleen, Margaret, Myra, Nancy, and the late Patrick and Lillie RIP.
Remains reposing at McLaughlin's funeral home Buncrana.
Funeral from there on Tuesday at 10.30am going to St Mary's Church, Cockhill for 11am Requiem Mass with private cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. Mass can be viewed online at www.churchservices.tv/cockhill.
Please continue to wear your masks and use sanitizer and adhere to social distances.
Alice Rees (née Doogan), Killiney, Dublin / Dalkey, Dublin / Dungloe
The death has occurred peacefully at Cairnhill Nursing Home, Bray, Co Wicklow, of Alice Rees (née Doogan), formerly of Ballinaclea Heights, Killiney and Sorrento Heights, Dalkey, Co Dublin and Croveigh, Dungloe.
Much loved mother of Catherine, Jahque, Karen O’Flanagan, and the late Eamonn, and wife of the late Gwyn (Brian); sadly missed by her loving daughters, son-in-law Kelly, nephews, especially Eamonn Doogan and his wife Deirdre, nieces, especially Dolores and Noelle and dear friends Kim, Janine, Giumette and Pat, and many others, and especially her family and friends in Donegal and beloved family dog Choppy.
Removal from Patrick O’Donovan and Son Funeral Home, Sallynoggin A96 V962 on Thursday at 9.35am to the Church of the Assumption, B.V.M., Dalkey arriving for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to the Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome Crematorium arriving for 12.15pm Committal Service.
To view the Requiem Mass live click on this link https://www.churchservices.tv/dalkey and at the crematorium click on this link https://vimeo.com/event/153499
No flowers please. Donations if desired to Médecins Sans Frontières Ireland at https://www.msf.ie/
Personal messages of sympathy may be made to the family by going to recent deaths at www.patrickodonovanandsonfunerals.ie
Audrey Sheerin, Clyhore, Ballyshannon
The death has occurred peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital of Audrey Sheerin, Ballyshannon.
Predeceased by her husband Eamonn, she will be sadly missed by her daughters Rosaleen (London), Caroline, Christine (Cork), her son Michael (Longford), son-in-law Brendan, friend Arthur, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Her remains reposed at Gilmartin's funeral home, Kinlough, on Monday evening.
Removal from the funeral home on Tuesday at 10am to arrive at St Patrick's Church, Ballyshannon, for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with interment in St Joseph's Cemetery, The Rock.
House private please.
Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to the Parkinson's Association of Ireland c/o Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon, or any family member.
All enquires can be made to Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 087 2485819. House private at present, please.
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