07 Jul 2022

Deaths in Inishowen/Donegal, Friday evening, May 27, 2022

Deaths in Donegal, Friday evening, May 27, 2022

The following deaths have taken place:

Philomena (Phyllis) Roarty, Stranorlar 

Bridget Garvey Bundoran/Roscommon/Louth 

- Bridget McGrenaghan, Fanad 

- Olive Borland, Fanad 

- Anna Gill, Creeslough and London

Sylvia Long, Ballyshannon

Pat Boyle, Mountcharles

- Celia Feeley, Glengad

Philomena Frize, Churchill

Philomena (Phyllis) Roarty, Stranorlar 

The death has occurred at University Hospital Letterkenny, of Philomena (Phyllis) Roarty, Kilross, Stranorlar.

Beloved wife of Liam, loving mother to Alan, Caroline and the late Peter, cherished sister of Danny, Deirdre, and the late Margaret, Kathleen, Sr.Dolores, John, Nora, Josephine, William, and Eileen Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her, husband, son, daughter, brother, sister, nephews, nieces, sisters in law, brothers in law, extended family, and friends.

Remains reposing at her late residence on Friday May 27 from 8pm.. Funeral leaving from there on Sunday May 29 at 10.30 am for Requiem Mass at 11am in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Stranorlar. Interment afterwards in Drumboe Cemetery. Requiem Mass will be streamed live via the Parish Webcam at

Bridget Garvey Bundoran/Roscommon/Louth 

The death has occurred of Bridget Garvey (née Jordan), 10 Ross Avenue, Bundoran formerly of Roscommon and Blackrock, Co. Louth.

Suddenly in Sligo University Hospital on Thursday, May 26 2022. Bridget will be sadly missed by her loving husband Pat, sisters Ita, Alice and Róisín, brothers Gerard, Séagh and Peter, sister in law Mary, brothers in law Peter and Joseph, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Remains reposing at her home on Saturday from 4pm to 8pm. Removal to St Aiden's Church, Kinlough on Sunday morning to arrive for 11am Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in St Aidan's Cemetery, Kinlough. House private on the morning of the funeral. Family flowers only please donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, Sligo. 

Bridget McGrenaghan, Fanad

The death has occurred of Bridget McGrenaghan (née Carr), Gortnatra, Fanad, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at the Donegal Hospice.

Predeceased by her husband Eddie, sister Eileen and brother Eddie.

Deeply regretted by her daughters Anne (Naas, Kildare), Bríd (Sligo) and Gráinne (Letterkenny), son Harry, sister Grace and her loving grandchildren Conor, Hugh, Rachael, Catherine and Finn.

Sadly missed by her sons-in-law Joseph Logue, Tim Mulcahy, Liam Duddy and daughter-in-law Edel, her extended family, neighbours and her large circle of friends.

Bridget's remains will repose at her late residence from 6pm on Friday. Removal from there at 1.30pm on Sunday, May 29  arriving at St. Mary's Church, Fanavolty for 2pm Requiem Mass, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard.

The funeral cortege will travel from her home via Tullyconnell, Tullynadall and Kindrum on the afternoon of the funeral.

The Requiem Mass can be viewed live via the St. Mary's Fanavolty and St. Columba's Massmount Facebook page

Enquiries to McAteer Funeral Directors.


Olive Borland,  Fanad

The peaceful death has taken place at her home of Olive Borland, Cloughfin, Rossnakill, Fanad.

Deeply regretted by her loving husband Eric, family David (Fanad), Rema (Lisburn), Alison (Raphoe), Jonathan (Ramelton), Roger (Australia), Alister (Manor), Lorna (Fanad), Amanda (England), sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, brother Samuel Anderson, extended family and friends.

Wake at her home from Friday, with family time please from 11pm to 11am

Funeral leaving the house at 2.30pm on Sunday, May 29 for Funeral in Fannett Presbyterian Church, Kerrykeel at 3pm. Burial afterwards in Rossnakill Church of Ireland graveyard.

Funeral service can be viewed on Patrick Sweeney Funeral Directors Facebook Page. 

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Motor Neuron Association and Gideons International, c/o any family member or Patrick Sweeney Funeral Directors.

Anna Gill, Creeslough and London

The death has occurred of Anna Gill (née McBride), Harrow, London, formerly of Doe Point, Creesslough.

Anna died peacefully at Carrick House Nursing Home. Predeceased by her husband Steve. Sadly missed by her loving family: daughters Marie, Suzanne and Linda; sons-in-law Liam, Les and Jackie; grandchildren Stephen, Sean, Andrew, Mark, Robert, Lucy and Katy; great grandchildren Thomas, Daniel, Madison, Ayda-Leigh and Nancy.

Funeral Mass will be on Friday, June 17 at 10am at St Joseph's Catholic Church, 191 High Road, Harrow Weald HA3 5EE, followed by cremation at Breakspear Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip, HA4 7SJ.

Sylvia Long, Ballyshannon

The death has occurred peacefully at her residence of Sylvia Long, 56 Ernedale Heights, Ballyshannon.

Her remains will repose at John McGee's Funeral Home, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon on Friday evening from 7pm to 9pm. 

House strictly private please.

Removal on Saturday morning at 10.30am. The funeral will travel via Ernedale Heights and Erne Sreet to arrive at St Patrick's Church, Ballyshannon for 11am Funeral Mass. Interment afterwards in The Rock Cemetery, Ballyshannon.

Pat Boyle, Mountcharles

The death has occurred of Pat Boyle, Drimgorman - Barr, Mountcharles.

Beloved husband of Kitty, loving father of Shaun and Patrick, Patricia, Michelle, Geraldine, Marian, Catriona, Jennifer and Deirdre and much loved brother of John Joe, Bernadette, Noreen, Kathleen, Teresa, Margaret and Mary (USA) and the late Tom, Danny and Breege.

He will be forever loved and sadly missed by his wife, sons, daughters, daughter-in-law and partner, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother, sisters, sisters in law and brothers in law, nieces and nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

His remains are reposing at his late residence on Friday to 9pm. House strictly private on the morning of the funeral.

Funeral Mass will take place in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles, on Saturday at 11am, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard.

Family flowers only, donations in lieu, if so desired, to Donegal Hospice, care of George Irwin Funeral Directors or any family member.

Celia Feeley, Glengad

The death has occurred of Celia Feeley (née Crossan), Wetherby, West Yorkshire and formerly Glengad, Malin, peacefully at home after a short illness.

Proud and loving mother of Gerard (Ged) and mother-in-law to Joanne. Her unwavering devotion to her three grandsons Tom, Harry and Freddie will be forever remembered. Deeply missed by her heartbroken sisters, Mary, Sadie, Evelyn, Frances, Bernie, Kathleen, Doreen and her loyal, to the end brother Brian.

Her remains will repose where you may pay your respects from 6pm to 8pm on Wednesday, June 1 at Liam Collins Funeral Premises, 1 Dunailainn, Culdaff, F93 HE03.

Removal will take place on Thursday, June 2 to the Sacred Heart Church, Carndonagh, for a private family/extended family funeral Mass at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Mass can be viewed live on

Family flowers only, or if desired, donations to St Gemma's Hospice, Moortown, Leeds c/o any family member.

Philomena Frize, Churchill

The sudden death has taken place in Sydney, Australia of Philomena Frize, formerly Prucklish, Churchill.

Predeceased by parents Jim and Annie Frize. Fondly remembered by partner Lesley. Deeply regretted by brothers Thomas (Drumkeen), James (Trenagh), Noel (Derora), Liam (Boston) Terry (Derora), sisters Marie (London) Kathleen (Derora), Anne (Prucklish), Joan (Letterkenny) and Claire (Prucklish). Always remembered by her extended family members, brothers and sisters in-law, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.

Memorial service to celebrate the life of Philomena Frize will be held on Saturday at 11am in St Columba's Church, Glenswilly. Funeral Mass can be viewed on

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