Deaths in Donegal, Thursday morning, April 16

May they rest in peace

Deaths in Donegal, Thursday morning, April 16

The following deaths have taken place: 

- Maureen Conaghan, Milford

- Pat Doherty, Clonmany and Co. Meath 

- Bridget Quinn, Bundoran

- Margaret Callaghan, Barnesmore 

- Lottie Graham, Ballintra 

- Gertie Cassidy, Monaghan and Ballyshannon  

- Con Underwood, Mountcharles

- Bridie Doherty, Mullaghduff, Kincasslagh

- Tommy Ward, Convoy 

- Rhona Brien (née Dawson), Tubber, Ballintra

- Susan Noone, Clonmany 

- William (Bill) Joseph Griffin, Hertfordshire, UK / Newtowncunningham


Maureen Conaghan, Kilmacrennan Road, Milford

The death has occurred of Conaghan, Maureen, Kilmacrennan Road, Milford, on April 15, 2020 at Letterkenny University Hospital. 

Deeply regretted by her loving husband Harry, son Daniel, daughters Catriona and Alison, daughter in law Elaine, sons in law Desmond and Sean, grandchildren, brother John Crossan, sister Kathleen Doherty, extended family and friends.

In accordance with H.S.E. and Government guidelines,  wake, funeral and burial are strictly private to family. A private funeral mass will take place in St Peter’s Church, Milford on Friday, April 17 at 2pm. The mass can be viewed on MCN Media. TV St Peter’s Church Milford. 

A memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

Pat Doherty, Main Street, Clonmany and formerly Ashbourne, Co Meath

The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Pat Doherty, Main Street, Clonmany and formerly Ashbourne, Co Meath.

Due to HSE and government guidelines, the wake and funeral are strictly private to family only.

All enquiries to Comiskey Funeral Directors on 086 0736402. 


Bridget Quinn, Marine Court, West End, Bundoran

The death has taken place, in her 99th year, of Bridget Quinn, late of Marine Court, West End Bundoran and Main Street, Bundoran.

In compliance with current HSE and Government guidelines the wake and funeral are private.

A memorial Mass to celebrate Bridget’s life will be held at a later date.

Margaret Callaghan (née McGinty), Driminin, Barnesmore 

The death has occurred of Margaret (Maggie Ellen) Callaghan, sister of Alphonsis McGinty, Driminin, Co. Donegal, peacefully at the home of her niece, Veronica.

Funeral Mass will take place in St Patrick's Church, Donegal town at 11am on Thursday which will be streamed online.

Remains leaving the house after Mass, via Old Driminin Road, for burial in Clar cemetery.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the house is strictly private at all times.

 Family flowers, donations if so desired to Donegal Community Palliative Care Team.


Lottie Graham, Big Park, Ballintra 

The death has occurred of Lottie Graham, Big Park, Ballintra.

In accordance with Government and HSE guidelines, the house and funeral are strictly private. Memorial service will be held at a later date.  


Gertie Cassidy (née McDermott), Clontibret, Monaghan / Ballyshannon 

The death has taken place at Castleross Nursing Home, Co. Monaghan of Gertie Cassidy nee McDermott, Moys, Clontibret and formerly Milltown, Ballyshannon.

She was predeceased by her loving husband Frank. Sadly missed by her nieces and nephews, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, relatives and her many dear friends and neighbours

In accordance with Government and HSE directives and in the interest of public health, a private funeral will take place. A memorial Mass to celebrate Gertie's life will be held at a later date.


Con Underwood, Stonepark, Mountcharles 

The death has taken place of Con Underwood, Stonepark, Mountcharles.

In compliance with Government and HSE guidelines, the wake and  funeral are strictly private.

All enquiries to Gallagher Funeral Directors, Mountcharles on 087 6781000.


Bridie Doherty, Mullaghduff, Kincasslagh

The death has occurred at her home of Bridie Doherty, Mullaghduff, Kincasslagh.

Due to HSE and Government guidelines funeral arrangements are strictly private to family only.

Burial on Thursday in Belcruit Cemetery, with a memorial Mass to be held at a later date.


Tommy Ward, Ballyboe, Convoy

The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Tommy Ward, Ballyboe, Convoy.

Wake and funeral are private please in accordance with Government and HSE guidelines.

A memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

Family flowers only, donations if desired to St Vincent de Paul, Convoy Branch, c/o Gibson Funeral Directors, Convoy.


Rhona Brien (née Dawson), Tubber, Ballintra

The sudden death has occurred of Rhona Brien (née Dawson), Tubber, Ballintra.

Due to the current Covid-19 guidelines the family home and funeral are private please.

A memorial to celebrate Rhona's life will take place at a later date.  


Susan Noone, Clontagh, Clonmany

The death has occurred at Letterkenny University Hospital of Susan Noone, Clontagh, Clonmany.

Due to current HSE and Government guidelines the funeral and burial are strictly private to family only.

Donations in lieu of flowers please to Nazareth House, Fahan, c/o any family member or Comiskey's Funeral Directors.  

A memorial Mass will take place at a later date

William (Bill) Joseph Griffin, 79 The Drive, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, UK and late of  Newtowncunningham

The death has occurred of William (Bill) Joseph Griffin, 79 The Drive, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, UK and late of Newtowncunningham.

In compliance with HSE and Government guidelines, wake and burial are strictly private.

William's Funeral Mass can be viewed on All Saints Church parish webcam on Friday morning at 11am.


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