Obituaries, Thursday April 19 2018

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Obituaries, Thursday April 19 2018
12:30 Thursday 19th of April 2018

Late Doreen Porter

The death has occurred of Doreen Porter(née McLaughlin), Corner House, Main Street, Buncrana.

Remains reposing at the Parochial House, Doneyloop, Castlefin this afternoon from 3.30pm.

Reposing at the Corner House, Main Street, Buncrana tomorrow afternoon, Friday, April 20 from 2pm.

Funeral leaving the Corner House on Saturday morning at 9.25am for Requiem Mass in St Mary’s Oratory at 10am.

Interment afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Cockhill. Donations in lieu of flowers please to the Alzheimer’s Society c/o Quigley Funeral Directors.

Family time please from 11pm to 11am.


Late Nora McElholm 

The death has occurred of Nora McElholm (née Sweeney), Philadelphia, formerly of Glendowan, Churchill.

Requiem Mass in St. Colmcille’s Church, Glendowan at 4pm on Saturday, April 21 followed by burial of ashes in Gartan Cemetery.


Late Sean Gallagher

The death has occurred of Sean Gallagher formerly of Danby, Ballyshannon  in California.

Funeral arrangements to follow.


Late William (Willie) Glenn

The death has occurred of William (Willie) Glenn, 53 Bonds Glen Road, Donemana & formerly of Murlough, Lifford.

Funeral from his son’s residence on Friday at 12.45pm for Service at Ballylennon Presbyterian Church at 2pm and burial afterwards in the family plot in adjoining cemetery.

House private at the request of the deceased. Family and friends welcome.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Alzheimers Society Donegal Branch c/o Gibson Funeral Directors Convoy.


Late Neil McDermott

The death has occurred in Broomall, Pennyslvania, USA of Neil McDermott formerly of Barnes Upper, Termon, Letterkenny.

Mass of Christain Burial in St Pius X Church, Broomall on Saturday, April 21 at 10am.

Interment to follow.


Late Josie Farren

The death has occurred of Josie Farren, formerly of Grove Cottages, Muff.

Her remains are reposing at her home 5 Faughanview Park, Claudy, Co. Derry.

Funeral from there on Friday at 10am for 11am Requiem Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Muff.

Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 11am please. 


Late Bertie Speer

The death has occurred of Bertie Speer at St. Eunan’s Nursing Home, Woodlands, Letterkenny, late of “Della Vista” Shore Road, Portnablagh.

His remains will repose at St. Eunan’s Nursing Home on Friday, April 20 from 2pm until 3pm followed by burial in Gortlee cemetery.

Family flowers only please.


Late Betty Carr

The death has occurred of Betty Carr, The Grove, Stranorlar.

Her remains are reposing at her home from 1pm until rosary at 10pm.

Funeral leaving her Home on Friday, April 20 at 10.40am for requiem mass at 11 am in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Stranorlar, with interment afterwards in Drumboe cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired,to the Donegal Hospice, care of any family member.

Family time please on the morning of the funeral.


Late Ursula McElhinney

The death has occurred of Ursula McElhinney (née McLaughlin), Glack, Carndonagh.

Remains reposingfrom her daughter Martina Donaghy’s residence Glack, Carndonagh.

Funeral from there on Friday morning at 10.15am to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Carndonagh for Requiem Mass at 11am with interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Beach Hill Nursing Home c/o any family member.


Late Jim McGeoghegan

The death has occurred of Jim McGeoghegan, Coventry, England and formerly Isle of Doagh, Clonmany.

Funeral arrangements to be confirmed at a later date.

Enquiries to Comiskey Funeral Directors, Clonmany.


Late Denis (Dinny) Ward

The death has occurred of Denis (Dinny) Ward, 21 Ernedale Heights, Ballyshannon.

Further funeral arrangements will be announced later.

All enquiries to Patrick McKenna, Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon.


Late Mark Begley

The death has occurred of Mark Begley, Killorglin, Co. Kerry, formerly of Main Street, Pettigo.

Remains reposing in his parents’ home on Main Street, Pettigo from 11am on Saturday morning.

Removal of remains on Sunday at 10.45am to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Pettigo for requiem Mass at 11am.

Burial afterwards to adjoining cemetery.

House private on morning of removal please.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Pieta House c/o any family member or Pat Britton Funeral Director, Pettigo.

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