Deaths in Donegal, Wednesday morning, January 25th 2017

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Deaths in Donegal, Wednesday morning, January 25th 2017

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths:


- Eric Steele, Main Street, Manorcunningham
- Ellie (Helen) Gillespie, Sandymount, Dublin, and late of Glencolmcille
- Rose Speller (née Earley), Toreen, Ballyhaunis, Mayo/Arranmore Island
- Peter O’Donnell, Sentry Hill, Letterkenny/Glenfinn
- Mary Stewart, Flat Roof, Portnablagh, Dunfanaghy
- Baby Skye May Ritchie, Creevin, Mountcharles
- Anita McGee, Derryloughan, Doochary
- Anna Doherty, Greencastle and Derry
- Michael McCusker, Pettigo
- Mary “May” Harron, Laghey
- Anne Carey, Westmeath / Kincasslagh
- William Doherty, Raphoe

Eric Steele, Main Street, Manorcunningham
The death has occurred at Letterkenny University Hospital of Eric Steele, Main Street, Manorcunningham.
House private, family and neighbours only.
Removal from his residence at 2pm on Thursday, January 26th, for service at 2.30pm in Ray Presbyterian Church. Burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.
Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Chest, Heart and Stroke, Letterkenny University Hospital c/o Gibson Funeral Directors, Convoy, or any family member.


Ellie (Helen) Gillespie,Dublin Glencolmcille
The death has taken place of Ellie (Helen) Gillespie, Sandymount Dublin and late of Glencolmcille, who died peacefully at St. Vincent’s Hospital.
Much loved sister of Una, Kate and the late Máire. She will be greatly missed by her family, brother-in-law Helmut; nephews Donal and Colum; niece Ciara; grandnieces and grandnephews Charlotte, Ted, Inga and Finn; relatives, especially Jeanann, Aleana and Adam; and friends.
Removal on Wednesday, January 25th, to the Church of St. Columba, Glencolmcille, arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass at 11am on Thursday, January 26th, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.


Rose Speller  Ballyhaunis, Mayo/Arranmore Island
The death has occurred of Rose Speller (née Earley), 2 Clós na Scoile, Tooreen, Ballyhaunis, Mayo, formerly of Arranmore Island. Rose passed away peacefully at Mayo University Hospital.
She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond. Deeply regretted by her daughters Rosemary, Arranmore Island, and Linda, Carrowbeg, Kilkelly, Co Mayo; sons-in-law Rod and Graham; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother Andrew; sister Philomena; sister-in-law Mary; brother-in-law John; nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Funeral Mass at the Holy Redeemer Church, Billericay, Essex on Tuesday February 7th at 12:30pm with the burial at Great Burstead Cemetery at 1:30pm.


Peter O’Donnell, Sentry Hill, Letterkenny/Glenfin
The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Peter O'Donnell, Sentry Hill, Letterkenny, formerly of Glenfin. He was a retired nurse St. Conal’s Hospital in Letterkenny.
Predeceased by his wife Alice (née McDermott) and son Raymond. Deeply regretted by his sons Dessie and Martin, daughter Marie, grandchildren, in-laws, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his late home. Funeral from there on Thursday morning, 26th Jan., going to St. Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny for 12 noon Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the family plot in New Leck Cemetery.
Family flowers only please, donations if desired, to the Motor Neuron Association c/o Paschal Blake, Funeral Director. Stoney Arch, New Line Road, Letterkenny.


Mary Stewart, Dunfanaghy
The death has taken place in Letterkenny University Hospital of Mary Stewart, Flat Roof, Portnablagh, Dunfanaghy.
Reposing at her late residence.
Funeral service in St. John’s Church, Ballymore at 12 noon on Thursday, January 26th, with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.
Family time from 11pm till 11am.
Family flowers only, donations if desired to St. Bridget’s Ward, Liver Transplant Unit, St Vincent’s Hospital c/o any family member or Harkin Funeral Directors, Creeslough.

Baby Skye May Ritchie, Creevin, Mountcharles
The death has taken place of Baby Skye May Ritchie, 10 days old, at Our Lady's Hospital, Crumlin. Daughter of Samantha McElhinney and John James Ritchie, Creevin, Mountcharles. House strictly private.
Funeral service in St. John's Church, Inver, at 12.30pm on Wednesday. Burial after in adjoining cemetery.
Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the cardiac unit, Crumlin, and Ronald McDonald House c/o any family member. All enquiries to George Irwin funeral directors, Donegal town, on 086 8697 305.

Anita McGee, Derryloughan, Doochary
The death has taken place of Anita McGee, late of Derryloughan, Doochary.
Her remains leftThe Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Letterkenny on Tuesday arriving at St. Colmcille’s Chapel, Fintown, to repose overnight. No wake at the request of the deceased.
Requiem Mass at 11am on Wednesday, with burial afterwards in Fintown Cemetery.


Anna Doherty, Greencastle and Derry
The death has taken place at Buncrana Community Hospital of Anna Doherty, late of Greencastle and formerly of Creggan Road, Derry.
She is in repose at the residence of her daughter Kathleen and Gerry Gill, Church Ark, Greencastle.
Funeral on Wednesday 25th of January at 10.30am for 11am Requiem Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Ballybrack with burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Family time from 11pm to 10am.
Donations if desired to Buncrana Community Hospital, c/o any family member, or Liam Collins, Funeral Directors, Culdaff.

Michael McCusker, Pettigo
The death has occurred of Michael McCusker, late of Belault, Pettigo.
Removal took place on Tuesday evening at St. Mary’s Church, Pettigo. His Requiem Mass is on Wednesday morning at 11am with burial afterwards to the adjoining cemetery.
House private please.

Mary “May” Harron, Laghey
The death has occurred at Sligo University Hospital of Mary ‘May’ Elizabeth Harron, late of Carrick West, Laghey.
House private on morning of funeral. Removal on Wednesday to Laghey Parish Church for 2.30pm service. Burial afterwards in Drumholm Graveyard. Donations, if so desired, to Laghey Parish Church.


Anne Carey, Westmeath / Kincasslagh
The death has occurred of Anne Carey (née Rodgers) late of Cornamaddy, Athlone, Westmeath and Kincasslagh formerly of Mullaghduff, Kincasslagh. Rest In Peace
Reposing at her residence on Wednesday evening from 4pm until 8pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday in St. Mary's Church, Athlone, at 10.30am followed by burial afterwards in Drumraney Cemetery.


William Doherty, Raphoe
The death has occurred of William Doherty, late of St Eunan's Terrace, Raphoe and formerly of Castlefinn).
Reposing at his home from Wednesday morning. Funeral from there on Friday at 10.40am for 11am Requiem Mass in St Eunan's Church, Raphoe, with burial afterwards.


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