Deaths in Donegal, Friday evening, March 8

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Deaths in Donegal

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths:

- John Johnny Friel, Gortcally, Kerrykeel

- Kathleen Friel, Mountcharles

- Patrick (Patsy) Cassidy, Ballyshannon

- Dolores Gallagher, Ballindrait, Lifford, and Bundoran 

- Cathal McGee, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Dungloe

- Marian Tighe, Burnfoot

- Billy Wilkie, Drumatoland, St Johnston  

- Madge McGee (Nee McHugh) formally from Killult Falcarragh

John Johnny Friel, Gortcally, Kerrykeel

The death has taken place of John Johnny Friel, Gortcally, Kerrykeel.

His remains reposing at his home from 7 pm this evening, Friday, March 8.

Funeral arrangements to be confirmed later.

Family time from 11pm. until 10am.

Family flowers only.

Kathleen Friel (née Healey) Drumconnor, Mountcharles

The death has taken place at Donegal Community Hospital of Kathleen Friel (née Healey) Drumconnor, Mountcharles.

Remains will reposing at her late residence on Friday.

Removal from there on Saturday at 10.30am going to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles for 11am funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in Frosses Churchyard.

House private on Friday to family and close friends only please.

Patrick (Patsy) Cassidy, Ardlongfield, Ballyshannon

The death has occurred at Sligo University Hospital of Patrick (Patsy) Cassidy, Ardlongfield, Ballyshannon.

Funeral arrangements to follow. Enquiries to John or Darren McGee on 071 98 51744.

Dolores Gallagher, Ballindrait, Lifford, and Bundoran 

The death has occurred at Inbhear Na Mara Residential Unit, Bundoran of Dolores Gallagher, formerly of Ballindrait, Lifford.

Remains reposing at the nursing home.

Removal from there today, Friday, March 8, at 5.45pm to arrive at the Church of Mary Immaculate, Stranorlar at 7pm to repose overnight.

Requiem Mass on Saturday at 10am with interment afterwards in St. Patrick's Churchyard, Castlederg, Co.Tyrone.

Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to the Residential Unit, Inbhear Na Mara, Bundoran care of any family member or G. Mc Cool & Son Funeral Directors, Ballybofey.

Cathal Mc Gee, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Meenmore, Dungloe

The death has taken place at University Hospital Galway of Cathal McGee, Boyle, Co Roscommon and formerly of Meenmore, Dungloe.

Requiem mass in St. Joseph’s Church, Boyle on Saturday, March 9 at 2pm with burial afterwards in Assylin Cemetery.   

Marian Tighe, Drumadoey, Burnfoot

The sudden death has taken place of Marian Tighe, Drumadoey, Burnfoot.

Her remains are reposing at Murphy’s Funeral Home with viewing times today Friday from 4pm to 6.45pm.

Removal at 6.45pm to St Mura’s Church, Fahan to repose overnight. 

Requiem Mass on Saturday morning at 11am followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Billy Wilkie, Drumatoland, St Johnston

The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Billy Wilkie, Drumatoland, St Johnston.

His remains are reposing at his residence.

Funeral from there on Saturday, March 9 at 2pm for service in Ray Presbyterian Church, with burial afterwards in the family plot in the adjoining churchyard. 

Madge McGee (nee McHugh) formerly from Killult, Falcarragh

The death has taken place in Glasgow of Madge McGee (née Mc Hugh) formerly of Killult, Falcarragh.

Her remains will repose at her son John's house in Upper Killult on Friday evening at 6.30pm. Rosary on Friday night will be at 10pm.

Funeral from there on Saturday going to Christ the King Church, Gortahork for 12 noon requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Enquiries to Mc Clafferty Funeral Directors Gortahork.

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