03 Jul 2022

Deaths in Inishowen/Donegal, Sunday morning, May 29, 2022

Deaths in Donegal, Sunday morning, May 29, 2022

The following deaths have taken place:

Kathleen Gordon, née Doherty, London and formerly of Frosses

Willie Joe Mc Daid, Rossreagh, Ramelton

Maeve Breslin (née McCormack) Cloonloo, Boyle, Roscommon, Sligo and Downings

Liam McGowan, Clyhore, Ballyshannon

Philomena (Phyllis) Roarty, Stranorlar 

Bridget Garvey Bundoran/Roscommon/Louth 

- Bridget McGrenaghan, Fanad 

- Olive Borland, Fanad 

- Anna Gill, Creeslough and London

- Celia Feeley, Glengad

Kathleen Gordon, née Doherty, London and formerly of Frosses

Kathleen Gordon, née Doherty died unexpectantly at her home on Wednesday, May 25 at Meenagran, Frosses.

Predeceased by her parents Willie, Roseleen and her sister Rosemarie.

Much-loved and adored wife of Douglas. Survived by her daughter Alice and sons Charles and Cianan, brothers Michael, Patsy and Liam, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family in London, Donegal and beyond.

She will be greatly missed.

Reposing at her home in Meenagran, Frosses on Sunday evening from 5pm to 8pm to family, close friends and neighbours. House strictly private at all other times please. Removal on Monday for 11 o’clock funeral mass at the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses with private cremation afterwards in Lakeland Crematorium, Cavan.

Kathleen’s funeral mass can be viewed on

Please respect the families wishes by wearing face masks and abstaining from handshaking at the wake and funeral. The family wish to thank everyone for their understanding at this difficult time.

Willie Joe Mc Daid, Rossreagh, Ramelton

The death has occurred of Willie Joe Mc Daid, Rossreagh, Ramelton. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Kathleen, family Peter, Lorraine, Gary and Pearse, daughters-in-law Siobhan, Kirsty and Caroline, Lorraine’s partner Declan, his 11 grandchildren, sisters Jean and Catriona, brother Dominic, extended family and friends.

Remains are reposing at his home. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am in St Mary’s Church, Ramelton. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Funeral Mass can be viewed on Church Services TV St Mary’s Church Ramelton on the following link:

Family flowers only. Donations if desired, to Donegal Hospice, c/o any family member or Patrick Sweeney Funeral Directors. Family time on the morning of the funeral.

Maeve Breslin (née McCormack) Cloonloo, Boyle, Roscommon, Sligo and Downings

The death has occurred of Maeve Breslin (née McCormack) Cloonloo, Boyle, Roscommon, Sligo and Downings. She passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, surrounded by her devoted family.

Predeceased by her loving husband Hugh. Survived and sadly missed by her heartbroken family, son Aidan, daughter Orla, brothers Don, Gerard and Ronald, her adored grandchildren Jasmine, Brandon, Ciara and Claudia, son in law Al, extended family of sisters in law, nieces, nephews, her neighbours, and wide circle of friends.

Maeve will lie in repose at the family home for family and friends. House private on Monday morning please.

The funeral cortège will leave the family home at 11.45am on Monday morning for Mass of the Resurrection which will be celebrated in St. Joseph’s Parish Church, Cloonloo, at 12 noon.

Interment afterwards in Templeronan Cemetery.

Mass cards or other condolences can be forwarded to Sweeney Funeral Directors, Boyle. Private messages of condolence and shared memories can be forwarded to

Liam McGowan, Clyhore, Ballyshannon

The death has occurred of Liam McGowan, Clyhore, Ballyshannon. He passed away peacefully at the North West Hospice, the Mall Sligo.

Reposing Sunday at his late residence Clyhore, Ballyshannon from 3pm until 9pm with removal on Monday morning to St. Patrick's Church, Ballyshannon for 11am funeral Mass with burial afterwards in Abbey Cemetery. House private on the morning of the funeral please.

Liam's Funeral Mass can be viewed live on

All enquiries to John McGee and Sons, Belleek Road 087 221 8483. 

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. Funeral leaving from there on Sunday May 29 at 10.30am 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.

She passed away 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. Removal to St Aiden's Church, Kinlough on Sunday 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. She passed away 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.

Remains are reposing at her late residence. 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 cortége 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.

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.

Celia Feeley, Glengad

The death has occurred of Celia Feeley (née Crossan), Wetherby, West Yorkshire and formerly Glengad, Malin. She passed away 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.

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