25 Jun 2022

Deaths in Donegal, Sunday morning, August 22, 2021

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha dílse

Deaths in Donegal, Sunday morning, August 22, 2021

Deaths in Donegal, Sunday morning, August 22, 2021

The following deaths have taken place:

- Bernard J (Brian) Flanagan, 7 Oaklands Park, Letterkenny, Donegal / Ballyshannon, Donegal

- Patricia Gibson, Strabane and Raphoe

- William Dinsmore, Derry and Raphoe

- John Coburn, Ballyboyle, Donegal Town

- Thomas Patton, Drumkeen

- Daniel Doohan, New York and Falcarragh

- Angela Quinn, Ontario, Canada and Narin, Portnoo

Bernard J (Brian) Flanagan, Letterkenny, Donegal / Ballyshannon, Donegal

The death has occurred of Bernard J (Brian) Flanagan, 7 Oaklands Park, Letterkenny, Donegal / Ballyshannon, Donegal, formerly Corlea, Ballyshannon, August 21, 2021, suddenly.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Marilynn, daughter Janine, son Adrian, son-in-law Peadar, daughter-in-law Clara, grandchildren Rachael, Leah, Nico, Tomás and Luís, extended family and friends.

Remains will repose at the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny. Cremation will take place at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. House and Cremation Service strictly private.

Patricia Gibson, Strabane and Raphoe

The sudden death has occurred of Patricia Gibson, Lisnafin Park, Strabane, formerly of Raphoe. Lovingly missed by her daughters and son Carmel (& husband Declan), Katrina, Louise, Shaun (& partner Leanne), Janice, Leanne, Deborah ( & partner Jason), her grandchildren Keelan, Tori, Eoghan, Shania, Kaiden, Rio, Aimee, Rhys, Theo & Sophia and all her extended family and friends.

She will be reposing at her daughter Carmel McCullagh’s residence Ballinabreen, Ballindrait, F93 REP8 from 11.00am this Sunday, August 22.

In accordance with H.S.E and government guidelines, the wake, funeral and burial are private to family and close friends only with a maximum of 50 people permitted.

Funeral leaving Ballinabreen on Monday afternoon at 1.30pm going to St Eunan’s Church, Raphoe for 2 o’clock Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Funeral mass can be viewed on

William Dinsmore, Derry and Stranorlar

The death has taken place suddenly at his home of William George Dinsmore, 2 Ard Glen Park, Londonderry and formerly of Stranorlar.

Private Committal will take place in Ballyowen Cemetery and a service of Thanksgiving for his life will be held in Bready, Reformed Presbyterian Church on Monday August 23rd at 2pm.

Family and friends are welcome to pay their respects today Saturday (August 21st) until  7 pm and tomorrow, Sunday 22nd August between and 3-6pm at D&R Hay and Sons Funeral Home, 24A Church Road, Altnagelvin, Londonderry, BT473QQ.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Bready Reformed Presbyterian Church c/o Mrs Ruth Hay, Funeral Director at the Funeral Home address.

Very deeply regretted and will be lovingly remembered by his entire family circle.

John Coburn, Ballyboyle, Donegal Town

The death has occurred at Donegal Community Hospital of John Coburn, Ballyboyle, Donegal Town.

Sadly missed by his sisters Elizabeth Cave, Marion Burgess and Eleanor Hort, his brother James Coburn (Tipperary), nephews, nieces, other relatives, friends and neighbours.

Reposing privately to family friends at Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Mountcharles, until 7pm today, Saturday, August 21. Removal from Gallagher’s Funeral Home to Killymard Church of Ireland, Ballydevitt for 3pm funeral service on Sunday, August 22 followed by interment in Edrim Old Graveyard travelling via Drumgornan, Killymard Chapel, Drumrooske and Doonan. House strictly private.

In line with Government guidelines, the funeral will be confined to family and close friends only please, with a maximum of 50 people in the church. Social distancing to be observed. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Donegal Community Hospital Patients’ Comfort Fund.

Thomas Patton, Drumkeen

The death has occurred of Thomas Patton, Callan, Drumkeen, Donegal

Peacefully at the Donegal Hospice ,Letterkenny, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Mary, much loved father of Peter, James, Patrick, Joanne ( McMenamin) cherished brother of Rosie, Eileen,Teresa, Sally, Peter, Jim and the late Mary and Patsy ,Deeply regretted and very sadly missed by his sons, daughter, brothers, sisters, son in law John, daughters in law, Catherine, and Annette grandchildren, James,Aaron,and Max nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Funeral leaving his late residence on Monday, August 23rd at 10.30 am for Requiem Mass at 11 am in St Patrick's Church, Drumkeen. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Churchyard. The Requiem Mass will be streamed live via Craigs media Facebook Page at

In compliance with current HSE and Government restrictions the House, Funeral and Burial will be Private to family and friends only please,with a maximum of 50 people permitted in the Church.

Daniel Doohan, New York and Falcarragh

The death has occurred of Daniel (Danny) A Doohan Yonkers, New York and formerly of Drumnatinney, Falcarragh. 

Danny is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sheila, his daughters Fiona (Robert) Sanzo and Danielle (John) Wolf. He will be missed by his beloved grandchildren, Hailey, Ciara, Robert and Olivia. He will be deeply missed by his sister Kathleen (Sean) O’Brien and brothers; Packie (Veronica) Eddie (Mary), Josie (Teresa), Tony (Bridie) and Christy Doohan. Danny will be missed by everyone who knew him. Danny is predeceased by his parents; Denis and Bridget Doohan, his sisters; Mary Cannon, Margaret Miller, and Bridie Boyle, his brothers; Seamus, Brian, Alfie, and John Doohan.

A celebration of Danny’s life will take place at the Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham, New York on Sunday, August 22, from 2pm to 7pm. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at St Barnabas RC Church at 409 E 241st St, Bronx, NY, on Monday, August 23, at 10.45 am. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery located at 10 W Stevens Ave, Hawthorne, New York. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Irish Volunteers for the Homeless c/o The Aisling Irish Community & Cultural Center located at 990 McLean Avenue, Yonkers NY 10704.

A live stream of Danny's Life Celebration can be found at A live stream of the funeral Mass can be found on the St Barnabas Catholic Church Bronx, New York Facebook page.

Angela Quinn, Ontario, Canada and Narin, Portnoo

The death has occurred of Angela Quinn, Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada and Narin, Portnoo. Peacefully, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Roger, cherished mother of Roger and Glen and daughter in law Suzanne.

Much loved grandma of Ryan, Colette and Emma. Forever remembered by her sisters Maria, Dolores and brother Patsy, sister-in-law Margaret, nieces and nephews, family and friends.

Angela’s remains will repose at The Fratelli-vescio Funeral Home Woodbridge on Sunday, August 22, followed by funeral Mass on Monday, August 23.

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