03 Jul 2022

Deaths in Donegal - Thursday morning, June 16, 2022

Death notices for Donegal. Sunday, February 24

Death notices for Donegal on Thursday morning

The following deaths have occurred:

Patricia McGill, London / Kilcar / Clare

Maureen Gill, Buncrana 

Marie Canning, Castlefin / Cavan

Francie McEleney, Gaoth Dobhair / Gortahork

Teresa McCauley, Newtowncunningham / St Johnston

- Thomas Cannon, Sligo / Killybegs

- Deirdre Walsh, Bundoran

- Tony McClintock, Newtowncunningham

- Mary Larmon, Dublin / Glenties 

Arthur Rafferty, Bundoran

Seamus Boyle, Manorcunningham

Patricia McGill, London / Kilcar / Clare

The death has occurred of Patricia McGill (née Walsh), London / Curris, Kilcar, Donegal and formerly Kildysart, County Clare.

Beloved wife of Seán, much loved mother to Ryan, Emma, Michael and Anne-Marie. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Kian, Ava, Olivia, Jack, Clementine, Anna and Jessica, her daughters-in-law Jordanna and Clare, her son-in-law Wayne, her brothers and sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and a wide circle of relatives, neighbours and friends both in London and in Ireland.

Her remains will be reposing at McCabe’s Funeral Home, Ardara, on Friday from 6pm to 8pm, with Rosary at 8.15pm. Removal from McCabe’s Funeral home at 11.45am on Saturday, travelling via Kilcar and her late residence in Curris, to arrive at St Columba’s Church, Carrick, for Funeral Mass at 1pm. Burial will take place afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Maureen Gill, Buncrana 

The death has taken place in Letterkenny University Hospital of Maureen Gill née McEleney 29 Ardravan Road, Buncrana, in the superb care if the staff letterkenny University Hospital.

Wife of the late Noel Gill, dear mother of Michael, Esther, Bridget, Noel and the late John. Sister of the late Michael, Esther, Hugh, and Margaret Rose who died in infancy, Patricia and Joan.

Sadly missed by her sons-in-law Eddie and Jack, daughters-in-law Jacqueline and Pauline Noel's partner Tracey, grandchildren Aisling, Aibhe, Caoimhe, Alex, Seán, Edward, Aine, Jack and Leah, nieces, nephews and friends.

Her remains are reposing at her residence.

Funeral from there at 10.20 am on Friday going to St Mary's church Cockhill for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family time until 12 noon on Thursday. Family Flowers only please.

Marie Canning, Castlefin / Cavan

The death has taken place at her home of Marie Canning (née Mc Entee), Marton House, Stranamuck, Castlefin, Lifford and formerly of Shercock, County Cavan.

Beloved wife of Tony, much loved mother of Ciara and John and much loved sister of Peadar, Sean, Noel and Angela. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing husband, son, daughter, brothers, sister and family circle.

Her remains reposed overnight at St Columba's Church, Doneyloop.

Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers please to the Donegal Hospice. The house is private, family only.

The Requiem Mass can be viewed live via Doneyloop chapel youtube 

Francie McEleney, Gaoth Dobhair / Gortahork

The death has taken place in Letterkenny University Hospital of Francie Mc Eleney, Bunaninver, Gaoth Dobhair, originally from Cashelnagor, Gortahork.

His remains are reposing at his home. House private on the morning of the funeral.

Funeral Mass in St Colmcille’s Church Cnoc Fola, on Thursday at 11am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. The Funeral Mass can be viewed live on Kieran Roarty Funeral Director Facebook page.

Teresa McCauley, Newtowncunningham / St Johnston

The death has occurred of Teresa McCauley, Keshends, Newtowncunningham, formerly Brockagh, St Johnston. T

She will be lovingly missed by her sons and daughter, Stephen, Damian, Grainne and Gary, grandchildren, her brothers and sisters and all her extended family and friends. Teresa was predeceased by her husband James.

Her remains are reposing at her late residence, Keshends, Newtowncunningham.

Funeral from there on Friday afternoon at 12.30pm going to All Saints Church, Newtowncunningham for 1pm Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Mass can be viewed on

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny c/o any family member or Kelly’s Funeral Directors, Oakfield, Raphoe. Family time please from 10pm to 12 noon. 

Thomas Cannon, Sligo / Killybegs

The death has occurred suddenly at Sligo University Hospitalof Thomas Cannon, Teeling Street, Ballymote, County Sligo and formerly Killybegs.

Predeceased by his loving wife Teresa and daughter Concepta, parents Thomas and Annie Rose (Killybegs), brothers Charlie (Dublin), Joseph (Fulham, London), sisters Sheena (Dublin), Mary (Coventry), Peg (Killybegs), Nuala (Maryland, America), Nancy (Killybegs), niece Mary (Cavan), nephew Paul (Donegal). Predeceased by his brother-in-laws, Paddy Cunnane and Owen Cunnane (Ballymote), sister-in-law Mary Connolly (Offaly).

Deeply regretted by his sister Tory (Coventry) and his daughters Ann (Devaney), Joan (Kirrane), Rachel (Dore), sons Stephen, Nigel, David, Jarlath and Austin; sons-in-law Pat, David and Joe, daughters-in-law Michelle, Marian, Pauline, Breege and Sandra.

Adored grandad of Amy, Shauna, Chloe, Chantelle, Callum, Jillian, Aoife, Aaron, Conor, Luke, Adam, Andrea, Sarah, Ciaran, Dylan, Gianna, Elsie, Brooklyn, Brandon and adored great-granddaughter Alayah. Deeply regretted by his brother-in-law Mickey Cunnane (Ballymote). Sadly missed by his many friends and neighbours.

Removal from his residence on Thursday to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote to arrive for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon with burial afterwards at Saint Columba’s Cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to the Irish Heart Foundation.

Funeral Mass will be live streamed on the Ballymote parish website

Please adhere to the current Covid-19 guidelines including social distancing, wearing of face masks and no hand shaking.

Deirdre Walsh, Bundoran

The death has taken place,  peacefully at her residence, of Deirdre Walsh, 17 Gaelic Park Drive, Bundoran.

Beloved partner of Chris and adored mother to Carolyn, Sarah and Kyle. Deeply regretted by her loving family, her parents Sean and Josephine Walsh, her brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and all her relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at home with house strictly private please.
Removal from her late residence on Thursday at 12 noon to arrive at Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Rd, Cavan for a Humanist Funeral Service at 2pm followed by cremation.
Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Deirdre to Cancer Care West or The North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo care of Donal Breslin at Breslin’s Funeral Home, Bundoran.

Tony McClintock, Newtowncunningham

The death has taken place in England of Tony McClintock formerly from Moneycreggan, Newtowncunningham.

Pre-deceased by his sister Elizabeth Barr and brother, Frank. Deeply missed by his loving wife Sheila, son Paul, brothers Johnny, Newtowncunningham and Jim, Glasgow, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and a wide circle of family, friends and neighbours in England and Donegal.  

His ashes remains will be returning to Ireland for Memorial Mass at 11am on Thursday at All Saints Church, Newtowncunningham and can be viewed on

Interment will take place afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Family flowers only please.

Mary Larmon, Dublin / Glenties

The death has occurred of Mary Larmon (née McDermott), Swords, Dublin and Glenties.

Beloved wife of the late Christopher. Sadly missed by her devoted nieces Noeleen and Fiona, nephew Pat, sisters-in-law Anne, Phyllis and Lola, nieces and nephews Claire, Theresa, Sandra, Sharon, George, Billy, Declan, Sandra, Sharon, Carl, Mark and Justin, grand-nieces Niamh and Evelyn, The Bear Family, Beverly and Lee Nelson (UK), relatives and friends. 

Removal on Thursday morning to St Colmcille’s Church, Swords arriving for 10am.

Mass followed by funeral to Rolestown Cemetery. You can view the funeral mass live on the church webcam through the following link -

Arthur Rafferty, Bundoran

The death has occurred of Arthur Rafferty, Fish Lane, West End, Bundoran and formerly of Aughnagar, County Tyrone and The Bird's Nest Bar, Bundoran.

Beloved husband of Marie and adored father to Ciaran (Joy), Stephen (Veronica), Declan (Lois), Cathy (John) and Mairona (Seamus), deeply regretted by his loving family, his grandchildren Ella-Rose, Ben, Mie, Eoghan, Cassie and Donnacha, brothers Jimmy and Eamon, sister Maureen, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, and all his many relatives, neighbours and friends. Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Kitty, his brother John and sisters Eileen and Mary.

Reposing at the Family Home, Fish Lane, West End, Bundoran on Thursday from 2pm to 9pm and Friday from 2pm to 9pm. House private at all other times please. Removal from there on Saturday morning at 11.30am to arrive at the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bundoran for Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon.

Burial afterwards in St. Ninnidh's Cemetery, Newtown, Bundoran.

Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Arthur to Ozanam House Residential Unit, Bundoran, care of donation box at Family Home or by post to Donal Breslin at Breslin's Funeral Home, Bundoran. 

Seamus Boyle, Manorcunningham

The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Seamus Boyle, Manorcunningham.

Predeceased by his wife Ethna, sister Ann and brothers John and Manus. Deeply missed by loving daughters, Helena McClintock, Bella-Marie Magee, Rosaleen Lowry, Joan Rodgers, Lorraine Gildea and Angeline Brennan, sons Manny, Jemmy, Peter, Marty, Paddy and Brendan, sisters Virginia McLoone, Patricia McGlynn, Helen Browne and Eithne Devenney, brothers Liam, Michael, Martin and Brendan, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and a wide circle of family, friends and neighbours.

His remains are reposing at his late home.

Requiem Mass is being offered at All Saints Church, Newtowncunningham on Friday at 10am, which can be on

Funeral cortege leaving his home at 11.30am, travelling via Errity Brae and down the Noughs, going to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan for private cremation.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to the Motor Neuron Disease Association c/o any family member. 

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