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Buncrana shocked at pub owner's death 13.02.08

BUNCRANA has been shocked by the sudden and untimely death of 43-year old Fergus McEleney in America.
Fergus died on Monday, February 11, in San Francisco, where he had been living for many years.
Tributes have been pouring in for the affable businessman who co-owned Durty Nellies, a popular Irish-themed pub on Irving Street, San Francisco. He also set up a bar in recent years in Costa Rica.
His brother-in-law George McLaughlin today told InishowenNews.com that the McEleney family were devastated by Fergus' untimely passing.
"What can you say except Fergus was a lovely fella and was always easy to get on with. He'll be sadly missed," he said.
The son of Mary and Paddy McEleney, Ardaravan, Fergus was a father of two boys - Brennan, 6, and Riley, 4 - who live with their mother Mairead in Galway.
Fergus, the youngest in the McEleney family, is also survived by his brothers and sisters Carmel, John, Mary, Sheila and James.
His remains are reposing at Duggan's Funeral Home in San Francisco and Requiem Mass will be held at St. Philip's Church, San Francisco, on Thursday, February 14. Fergus' remains will be flown home on Saturday to repose at his mother's home at Ardaravan, Buncrana.
Funeral will take place on Monday, February 18, 2008 in Cockhill.
To read death notice click here .
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