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Elderly couple who died in Donegal to be buried this Friday

Postmortems to be carried out

Michelle NicPhaidin

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Michelle NicPhaidin

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Elderly couple who died in Donegal to be buried this Friday

Letterkenny University Hospital

Post mortem results are due to be carried out on the bodies of an elderly couple, who were found dead in their home in Convoy on Wednesday. 

At 1.30pm on Wednesday gardaí were contacted by a relative of the deceased. 

The couple, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 70s were later pronounced dead at the scene.

The couple have been named locally as Pat and Margaret Doherty.

It’s understood that gardaí are treating the deaths as a tragic accident.

Funeral Arrangements

Pat and Margaret’s remains will be arriving at St. Mary’s Church, Convoy at 7pm this evening, Thursday, March 14 to repose overnight.

Rosary at 8pm. All welcome.

Funeral Mass there on Friday, March 15 at 2pm with interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please.

Donations in lieu if desired to St. Vincent De Paul, Convoy Conference c/o any family member.