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Deaths in Donegal - Tuesday evening, September 10, 2019

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Deaths in Donegal - Tuesday evening, September 10, 2019

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths:

- Annie Duffy, Letter, Urris , Clonmany

- Hugh Ward, Ardlands, Burtonport

- Willie Ramsey, No 7 Church Brae, Fahan

- Patrick Mc Ghee, Drung Lower, Quigley’s Point

- Caroline Mc Ghee, 96 Ard Mc Cool, Stranorlar

- Gallagher, James Joseph (Jim), New Zealand and formerly of Frosses

Annie Duffy, Letter, Urris , Clonmany

The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Annie Duffy, Letter, Urris , Clonmany.

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny at 5:30pm this evening, Tuesday, September 10 going to her late residence.

Funeral from there on Thursday, September 12 at 10:30am going to St Michael’s Church, Urris for Requiem Mass at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Intensive Care Unit, Letterkenny University Hospital, c/o Comiskey Funeral Directors.

House private please from 11pm until 10am.

Enquiries to Comiskey Funeral Directors 086 0736402

Hugh Ward, Ardlands, Burtonport

The death has taken place in New York of Hugh Ward, Ardlands, Burtonport.

Family Rosary on Tuesday, September 9 at 9pm in the family home.

Funeral arrangements to be confirmed later.

Willie Ramsey, No 7 Church Brae, Fahan

The death has taken place at Buncrana Community Hospital of Willie Ramsey, No 7 Church Brae, Fahan.

Reposing at his late residence.

Funeral leaving his home at 10.15am on Wednesday going to St Mura’s Church, Fahan for Requiem Mass at 11am with interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

Family time please from 11pm till 11am.

Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the Patients Comfort Fund, Buncrana Community Hospital c/o any family member or Murphy Funeral Directors.

Patrick Mc Ghee, Drung Lower, Quigley’s Point

The death has taken place at Ard Aoibhinn, Carndonagh of Patrick Mc Ghee, Drung Lower, Quigley’s Point.

Remains reposing at his late residence.

Funeral from there on Wednesday, September 11 at 10.40 for 11am Requiem Mass in St. Columba’s Church, Drung, Quigley’s Point, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Family time please from 11pm until 11am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Ard Aoibhinn, Carndonagh, c/o any family member or Liam Collins Funeral Director.

Funeral arrangements to be confirmed later.

Caroline Mc Ghee, 96 Ard Mc Cool, Stranorlar

The sudden death has occurred of Caroline Mc Ghee, 96 Ard Mc Cool, Stranorlar.

Her remains are reposing at her late residence.

Funeral leaving her home on Wednesday, Sept 11 at 10.30am for Requiem Mass at 11am in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Stranorlar, with interment afterwards in Drumboe cemetery.

Family time from 11pm to 10am and on the morning of the funeral.

Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to the Foyle search & rescue, or Irish Coastguard 118, care of any family member.

Gallagher, James Joseph (Jim), New Zealand and formerly of Frosses

The death has occurred in New Zealand of James Joseph Gallagher (known to all as 'Red Jim').

Born in Frosses, County Donegal, Ireland. Passed away peacefully on September 4.

Dearly beloved husband of Tina.  Much loved father of Elaine, Annie-Marie, Bernadette, Owen and Cuchullain. Appreciated Father-in-law of Graham, Bernard and Casey. Loved Grandad of Wynona, Finn and James Joseph (Jnr) and Great Grandad of Beatrix. Life member of the Auckland Irish Society.  Former President of the NZ Pioneer Total Abstinence Association. 

Partner of Tom, McCahill & Gallagher Ltd.

Red Jim was known as the 'Irish Ambassador to Auckland', and loved his hometown and Donegal forever.

Jim was known to take people around to various estates named after places in Donegal.

Jim's funeral will be held on Thursday, September 12, at Good Shepherd Church, Balmoral, Auckland, followed by burial at the Mangere Lawn Cemetery.

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