10 Aug 2022

Deaths in Donegal, Tuesday morning, July 26

Deaths in Donegal

Deaths in Donegal

The following deaths have occurred:

- Danny Gillespie, Altaskin, St Johnston

- Michael Deasy, Armagh and Glenties 

Mary Walsh née McNamee, Tullamore, Offaly and Lifford

- Patricia (Patsy) Gill, née Logue, England and formerly of Malin

Patsy Mulvihill, Ballyheerin, Kilmacrennan

Annie Callaghan, Killygordon

Mary Logue, Cloghan

Liam Callaghan, Fanad

Danny Gillespie, Altaskin, St Johnston

The death has occurred of Danny Gillespie, Altaskin, St Johnston. 

Danny will be lovingly missed by his wife Majella, sons and daughters Helen, Eilís, Donal and Emmet, daughter-in-law and sons-in-law Leanne, Richard, Damien; his beloved grandchildren Cillian, Óisin, Conor, Aoibheann, and his brothers and sisters Eamon, Susie, Mary, Robert, Bernadette, Deirdre, Fr Joseph, Nuala, his in-laws nieces and nephews and all his extended family and friends.

Danny was predeceased by his parents, Susan and Edward and his brother Gerard.

His remains are reposing at his late residence.

Funeral from Altaskin Road, St Johnston on Wednesday at 10.30am going to St Baithin’s Church, St Johnston for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre care of any family member or Kelly’s Funeral Directors, Oakfield, Raphoe. 

Michael Deasy, Armagh and Glenties

The death has occurred of Michael Deasy, 4 Mullaghmore Avenue, Keady, Armagh / Glenties 

Devoted husband of Anne and loving father to Michelle and Louise. Beloved son of the late Patrick and Hedwig and brother of the late Peter RIP. 

His remains will leave his late residence, 4 Mullaghmore Avenue, on Wednesday to arrive at St Patrick's Church, Keady, for 10am funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife, daughters, grandchildren Séan-Michael, Rioghan, Aìne, Scarlett and Sophia-Louise, brothers Ownie, Paddy and Eddie, son in law Simon and Louise's partner Neil and the entire family circle.

House strictly private, please. Family flowers only, donations, in lieu, to Marie Curie c/o any family member or Mone Funeral Directors.

Mary Walsh, née McNamee, Tullamore, Offaly and Lifford

The death has occurred of Mary Walsh, née McNamee, 'St Anthony's, Tullamore, Offaly and Lifford.

Predeceased by her devoted husband Michael, her brothers Owen, Hughie, Paddy and sisters Annie and Cassie. Dearly loved and sadly missed by her sons Seamus, Michael and Padraig, daughters Meree, Kathy, and Margaret, sisters-in-law Noranne and Margaret, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, carers, neighbours and friends.

Reposing in Lawless' Funeral Home R35 C5P6, Mucklagh on Wednesday, July 27 from 4pm with Rosary at 6pm followed by removal afterwards to St. Colman's Church, Mucklagh, R35 VO45, arriving 6.30 pm.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Mary on Thursday, July 28 at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only. 

Patricia (Patsy) Gill, née Logue, England and formerly of Malin

The death has taken place in Woodley, Reading, England of Patricia (Patsy) Gill, née Logue, formerly of Malin.

Former Primary School teacher at Culkeeny National School.

Beloved wife of John and mother of Paul, Aiden, Catherine and Fiona.

A service for Patricia will take place in Lagg Chapel on Tuesday, August 2 at 11am with interment of her ashes immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Patsy Mulvihill, Ballyheerin, Kilmacrennan

The peaceful death has taken place at his home of Patsy Mulvihill, Ballyheerin, Kilmacrennan.

Remains reposing at his home. House private to family and close friends.

Requiem Mass on Tuesday, July 26 at 11am in St Columba’s Church, Kilmacrennan. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired, to Donegal Hospice, c/o any family member.

Annie Callaghan, Killygordon

The death has occurred peacefully at Joseph’s Community Hospital, Stranorlar, surrounded by her loving family, of Annie Callaghan, née Sweeney, Main Street, Killygordon, F93 HYW9.

Beloved wife of the late Dan, and much-loved mother of Mary, Hugo, James, Patrick, John, Dan and the late Peter.

Cherished sister of Sally, Kitty and the late Dan, Neil, Hughie and James. Predeceased by her parents Kitty and Hughie. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving sons, daughter, sisters, son in law, daughters in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.

Her remains reposing at her late residence.

Funeral leaving from there on Tuesday at 10.30am for Requiem Mass in St Patrick’s Church, Crossroads, Killygordon, at 11am with interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.

The Requiem Mass will be streamed live on the St. Patrick’s Church, Crossroads, Killygordon, Facebook Page at

Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to the Patient Comfort Fund, Barnes View Ward, St. Joseph’s Community Hospital, Stranorlar, care of any family member.

Mary Logue, Cloghan

The death has taken place peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, of Mary Logue, née Bradley, Letterhillue, Cloghan, F93 EH93.

Mary is survived by her sons, Liam, Hughie, Pat and Paul, her daughter, Esther, brother John Bradley, sister Anne Mullane, son- in-law John, daughter-in-law Noeleen, grandchildren, great-granddchild, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Joe, sister Brid and brother Hughie and her parents Hughie and Susan.

Funeral from her home on Tuesday for 11am Mass in The Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Glenfin, with interment afterwards in Kilteevogue Cemetery. The Funeral Mass can be viewed on

Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to The Cloghan Day Care Centre, c/o any family member. 

Liam Callaghan, Fanad

The death occurred on November 5 in the Cayman Islands of Liam Callaghan, Ballinalost, Fanad.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Elaine, children Michelle, Mary and Annice (all Cayman Islands) and Fiona and Ian (UK) and all his 14 grandchildren. Sadly missed by his sister Mary McGinley (Castlefinn) and brothers Jim and John (UK), his extended family, neighbours and his large circle of friends.

His ashes reposed at his late residence at Ballinalost on Monday.  

A Memorial Mass will be held in St Mary’s Church, Fanavolty on Tuesday at 11am followed by the burial of ashes in the adjoining graveyard. The Memorial Mass can be viewed live via the St Mary’s, Fanavolty and St Columba’s, Massmount Facebook page

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The Donegal Hospice, c/o any family member or McAteer Funeral Directors.

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