Memoriams - Acknowledgements...
Con Lafferty - 17th Anniversary 22.09.20
In loving memory of our dear father, Con Lafferty from Cashelcraw, Carndonagh, whose 17th anniversary occurs on the 26th September 2021. Our fondest love as always. God bless Conal, Lynne & boys, Teresa, Mark & girls, granddaughter Alva Florence and Marian & Des.
Margaret Lafferty - 28th anniversary 27.07.21
Remembering Margaret Lafferty of Magheramore, Carndonagh on her 28th anniversary. God bless mum. Always in our daily thoughts and prayers. All our love Conal, Lynne and Boys; Teresa, Mark and girls, grandaughter Alva Florence; Marian and Des.
Maureen Taitt - 3rd Anniversary 16.06.21
In loving memory of a loving mother, grandmother
and great grandmother, who pasted away on 26th June 2018.
Con Lafferty - 16th Anniversary 25.09.20
In loving memory of our dear father, Con Lafferty from Cashelcraw, Carndonagh, whose sixteenth anniversary occurs on the 26th September 2020. Remembered with much love and fondness everyday. Happy memories always. God bless Conal, Lynne & boys, Teresa, Mark & girls, your new granddaughter Alva Florence and Marian & Des.
Sarah Doherty - First Anniversary 08.09.20
Margaret Lafferty - 27th anniversary 22.07.20
In loving memory of Margaret Lafferty of Magheramore, Carndonagh on her 27th anniversary. Always remembered in our daily thoughts and prayers. God bless Mum, you were a wonderful person and still sorely missed. All our love Conal, Lynne and boys; Teresa, Mark and girls and your new great granddaughter; Marian and Des.
Charlie Loughrey - 1st Anniversary 12.06.20
In loving memory of Charlie Loughrey on his 1st
anniversary (22nd June)
Kathleen Nixon - 1st Anniversary 21.02.20
In loving memory of Kathleen Nixon, nee Doherty,
died 21st February 2019 aged 96 years. Kathleen formerly of
Buncrana is buried in Cockhill Cemetery, may she Rest In Peace.
My thanks to our family and friends for their condolences. A
special thanks to Father Kieran O’Doherty for all his help.
Joe McGeoghan - 5th Anniversary 10.12.19
Con Lafferty - 15th Anniversary 22.09.19
Remembering our dear father, Con Lafferty from Cashelcraw, Carndonagh, on his fifteenth anniversary (26 September 2004). Always remembered and always missed. God bless, Conal, Lynne & boys, Teresa, Mark & girls, Marian and Des.
James McGrory - 12th Anniversary 19.09.19
Margaret Lafferty - 26th Anniversary 28.07.19
Remembering Margaret Lafferty, Magheramore, Carndonagh on her 26th anniversary (July 28, 1993) with loving memories. Remembered in our prayers and daily thoughts. God bless always, Conal, Lynnne and boys; Mark, Teresa and girls; Marian and Des.
Meta Moran - Acknowledgement 20.09.18
The family of the late Meta Moran express their
heartfelt thanks to all the friends, relatives and neighbours
who supported them in their recent bereavement. In particular to
those who sent messages of sympathy, cards and donations, came
to the graveside or attended the Service of Thanksgiving for
mums life. We are especially grateful to all who assisted with
catering both at Elaghbeg and after the Church service at Fahan.
Daniel Anthony Doherty - 1st Anniversary 10.08.18
Daniel Anthony Doherty (6 March 1940 - 10 August
Vincent Molloy - 5th Anniversary 16.04.18
Remembering Vincent Molloy of Magherabeg,
Burnfoot, on the occasion of his fifth anniversary.
Rose Graham 05.07.17
The family of the late Rose Graham would like to
thank everyone who supported them at the time of their mother's
death. We would particularly like to acknowledge the prayers and
support of Fr. McGoldrick and Fr. Walsh as well as all the
services offered by Porter's Funeral Directors. The Gill family
were very helpful and the flowers provided by Josie Coll were
beautiful. Everyone who came to the removal house and funeral
mass will all be remembered in our prayers.
Susan Gillen - Acknowledgement 28.09.16
Sister Brigid, nieces and nephews of the late
Susan Gillen, Meenletterbale, wish to express their sincere
gratitude to all who sympathised with them on their recent
bereavement on September 21, 2016.
Sadie Mullan (nee Doherty) - 4th Anniversary 12.07.16
Remembering our beautiful aunt Sadie Mullan (nee Doherty), Ferris Lane, Buncrana, on the anniversary of her passing on July 12, 2012. Also remembering our lovely aunt Theresa who joined her sister Sadie two weeks later. May God grant you both eternal peace in the gardens of heaven. Janet, Kathy and families x.
Jerry Drumm - 2nd Anniversary 04.04.16
Ellen Logue - 25th Anniversary 22.08.15
25th Anniversary Memoriam: Ellen Logue,
Gortnamullin, Malin Head
Jim Toland - Acknowledgement 20.07.15
The family of Jim Toland of Millbrae Meadows,
Carndonagh, who died on June 22, 2015, wish to express our sincere gratitude
to everyone who sympathised and supported us at this sad time.
Patrick Grant 03.03.15
The death has taken place of Patrick (Patsy) Grant, formerly of Church Street, Buncrana. Patsy died peacefully at Wishaw Hospital, Scotland, aged 93 years. He was the son of the late Charles (Cat) and Cassie Grant and husband of the late Cathie Gallagher and loving father of his family. May he rest in peace.
Caroline Harrison - Acknowledgement 04.02.15
The sisters, brother and family circle of the
late Caroline (Carrie) Harrison wish to express our deep
gratitude to all of those who called, sent cards or other
greetings on the occasion of her death.
Deirdre Usletten (nee McLaughlin) - 2nd Anniversary 22.07.14
In loving memory on the 2nd anniversary of her death of a much loved Mum and Nanna, Deirdre Usletten (nee McLaughlin) of Baskill, Gleneely who died on 28th July, 2012. Sadly missed by her Daughter and Son-In-Law, Roslyn & Michael and by her Grandchildren Michael, Bronagh, Tierna & Róise. Always in our thoughts, Forever in our hearts.
Winsome McCorriston - Acknowledgement 17.07.14
Donal, Yvonne, Jennifer, Oonagh, Claire and Orla,
family of the late Winsome McCorriston, wish to express their
sincere gratitude to all who sympathised with them on their
John Kevin McLaughlin - 1st Anniversary 08.05.14
In loving memory on the 1st anniversary of his death of a much loved husband, father and grandfather, John Kevin McLaughlin of St. Pauls, Ardaravan, Buncrana who died on 8th May, 2013. Loved & sadly missed by Alice, Kevin, Pauline, Sharon, Kathryn, John, Shona, Silas, James and his extended family members. Anniversary mass for John Kevin McLaughlin will be held in St. Marys Church, Cockhill on Thursday, 8th May, 2014 at 7:30pm.
Joseph Thompson 15.03.14
For a very special dad on your anniversary, 15th April. As the days and years go by, you still hold a very special place in our hearts.
Mary (Molly) Duffy 11.03.14
In loving memory of our beloved mother Mary
(Molly) Duffy, late of Annaugh, Clonmany, who died 20 years ago
on March 11, 1994.
Ann Marie McClafferty - 1st Anniversary 01.10.13
In loving memory of our dearly loved mum, grandma, sister, aunt and niece who left us one year ago on October 1, 2012. So sorely missed but fondly remembered with much love and laughter. Never more than a thought away. From all your family in Austraila, England, Glasgow and Ireland.
Margaret Maud Mooney 20.05.13
In loving memory of our dear mother Margaret Maud (nee Henderson) Mooney who passed away in Glasgow 15 years ago on May 19, 1998. She was born in Fahan in 1915 and was the wife of the late Andrew Mooney. Her son Andrew and daughter Kathleen in Scotland and her son Gerard and daughter Mary in Canada and their spouses and families still miss her very much. She was a loving and kind wife and mother and grandmother. May she rest in peace.
Joseph Thompson 15.04.13
Remembering Joseph Thompson, Meenletterbale, Lecamy, Inishowen and Dublin. Thirty years have passed since we said farewell to our dear Dad. Sadly missed by all - Mary, Gerr, Kathleen and Andy. Also remembered by your grandchildren Karen, Gary, Colin, Wayne and great grandchild, Scott. Always in our hearts.
Molly Duffy 11.03.13
In loving memory of our dear mother Molly who left us on March 11, 1994. Also our beloved sister Ann Marie McClafferty, October 1, 2012. From all your children, grandchildren, greatgrandchidren and great great grandchildren in Glasgow, Bray, Clonmany, Northumberland and Australia. Sorely missed. Never more than a thought away.
Kathleen Havlin - 14th Anniversary 17.12.12
In loving memory of Kathleen Havlin, Clar, Redcastle whose 14th Anniversary occurs on 17th December 2012. She was a lovely person, a wonderful wife to Paddy and a terrific mother to Patricia, John, Carmel, Liz and Margo. She died much too young in the care of the Foyle Hospice after a year's fight against cancer. It may be 14 years but the memory of the day that changed all of us, says with us forever. When we think of her, we remember her wit, intelligence, love and hard work, and of course her love of scrabble and crosswords. She may be gone, but a part of her lives on in her children and grandchildren. God rest her soul.
Paddy Havlin 27.08.12
In loving memory of a wonderful dad, Paddy Havlin, who died on 3rd September 2010. His passing left us bereft, and two years on we remember the sadness of that day. But memories of him and the good man that he was sustain us. As a family we miss him terribly. May God rest his soul. Liz, Leah, Ben and Peter. Clar, Redcastle.
Margaret Canavan - Acknowledgement 18.04.12
The sons and daughters, Seamus, Mary, Denis and Ann, of the late
Margaret Canavan, 4 Woodkearne, Malin Road, Moville, wish to express
their sincere thanks to all those who sympathised with them on their
recent bereavement. To all that called to the house, sent cards,
flowers, and made donations to the Nazareth House, Fahan, travelled
long distances and attended the removal and funeral. Sincere thanks
to the extended family, friends and neighbours who brought food,
made tea and helped in any way during the wake. Thanks to Fr O’Hagan
for attending Mammy and for a lovely requiem mass, to Fidelma Legge
for her beautiful singing and to Fr McGonagle of Bocan for assisting
at the burial. Thanks to Fr McGoldrick and Fr George McLaughlin for
all their support to Mammy over the years. Thanks also to Carndonagh
Community Hospital, Moville Health Centre, and to all her home
carers, for all their care and support. To Collins and McDermott
funeral directors for the professional and dignified manner they
carried out the funeral. A special word of thanks to all of the
staff in the Nazareth House, Fahan for their care, kindness and
devotion to Mammy in the last 8 months. It would be impossible to
thank everyone individually please accept this acknowledgment as a
token of our appreciation. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be
offered for all your intentions.
Hugh Doherty (Neilies) 15.02.12
Uncle Hugh, you were a gentleman and a talent way beyond your own recognition. You lit up the room with your singing and guitar. You touched many lives including mine and I was honoured to have been a part of your life. I was very sad not to be there for your funeral but I am glad you got the turn-out and send-off you deserved. My condolences go out to your daughter Carolyn, my father John, brother Pat and sisters Ellen and Mary. Rest in peace Uncle Hugh, we are mourning your death but heaven is rejoicing having you home. Love you always, Jacqueline Toland, Daniel, Cara and Jack.
Anthony Lafferty - 14th Anniversary 17.02.12
In memory of a beloved father and grandfather who died on 17th
Kitty Toland - First Anniversary 18.11.11
In loving memory of Kitty Toland, beloved wife, mother,
grandmother and great-grandmother whose first anniversary occurs on
November 18, 2011.
Pauline Anderson 01.11.11
Mary (Molly) Friel - 2nd Anniversary 25.09.11
In loving memory of Molly, a loving mother, grandmother and
great-grandmother from Glasgow and formerly Upper Illies, whose
second anniversary occurs on September 25, 2011.
Bridget Logue - Acknowledgment 20.09.11
The family of the late Bridget Logue, Ballylawn, Redcastle would
like to express their sincere thanks to everyone who sympathised
with them on their sad loss on September 11, 2011. Thank you to
everyone who attended the funeral and for all the Mass cards.
Sheila Deehan - died 2nd August 2011
Mary Lynch - 3rd Anniversary 14.08.11
John Lynch - 7th Anniversary 15.07.11
Joseph Thompson 11.04.11
Robert Doherty 08.01.11
Dad, you left us 20 years ago on January 8. We love and miss you always. Your wife Una and all the family, including Elaine and Mark, in Derry, Carndonagh and Orlando, Florida.
James Harkin 30.09.10
In loving memory of our dear uncle, James Harkin, Tiernaleague, Carndonagh, who died on October 4, 2009. We hold you close within our hearts and there you shall remain, to walk with us throughout our lives until we meet again. Always remembered and sadly missed by all of the Millar family, Glasgow.
Margaret Mary Conaghan 30.07.10
If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane, I’d walk
right up to heaven and bring you home again.
Denis (Din) Friel - An Acknowledgement 15.02.10
The brothers and sisters and extended family of the late Denis
(Din) Friel would like to express their sincere thanks to all those
who sympathised with them in their recent and sad bereavement. To
all those attended the funeral, brought provisions to the house and
helped in any way. To those who sent mass cards and floral tributes.
Peter Doherty 01.02.10
Barney Doherty 26.01.10
In loving memory of my father, Barney, on the anniversary of his death on January 24, 2009. From his beloved wife, Margaret, sons David and Brian. God rest his soul.
John James Doherty - An Appreciation 26.10.09
Margaret Brennan - An Appreciation 03.09.09
The family of the late Margaret Brennan, née Doherty, of Sutton, Dublin and Carndonagh, wish to thank most sincerely the many people who sympathised with them on their recent sad loss on August 13, 2009. Thank you to everyone who attended the Mass in Dublin, the funeral in Carndonagh, who sent Mass cards or made donations, in Margaret's memory, to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. A special thank you to Fr Paul Ward (Dublin), to Fr Con McLaughlin, Carndonagh and to Kelly Undertakers, especially Brian and Lawerence Kelly. Margaret's month's mind Mass will take place at 7pm on Saturday, September 12, in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Carndonagh.
May Friel - 15th Anniversary 18.08.09
In loving memory of May Friel, a dear mother and grandmother who died on August 11, 1994. You may be out of sight and even worlds apart, but you are always on our minds and forever in our hearts. Sadly missed and always remembered by your daughter Sally, son in law Thomas and grandsons Aengus and T.J.
Neil Friel - 1st Anniversary 18.08.09
In loving memory of Neil Friel, a dear father and grandfather who died on August, 9, 2008. Our thoughts are always with you, our hearts still sore with pain, this world would be like heaven if you were here again. Sadly missed and always remembered by your daughter Sally, son in law Thomas and grandsons Aengus and T.J.
Ronnie McDonald 06.04.09
The death recently took place at Carndonagh Community Hospital of Ronnie McDonald, son of the late Dan and Mary McDonald, Drumaweir, Greencastle and O’Gara Villa’s Moville. Ronnie spent his working life in England and returned home 30 years ago. He was a quiet and unassuming popular person and it was reflected by the large number of people that came to pay their respect and attended his funeral from the home of his brother Jim and Marian McDonald, Ard Foyle, Moville. Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Mary’s, Ballybrack, by Fr Paddy O’Kane, PP Moville. The readers were his nieces, Mrs Agatha Harkin and Miss Kay McDonald. The offertory gifts were taken to the altar by his nieces and nephews Danny and Martin McDonald, Marie McDonald and Jacqueline Craig. The hymns in the church were rendered beautifully by Mr Neil McLaughlin. Ronnie was interred in the family plot in the adjoining graveyard. His brothers, Liam, Danny, Patrick and Benny pre-deceased him. The chief mourners were May Gill, St Peter’s Park, Greencastle, Agatha Sweeney, Drumaweir, Nancy Jones, Liverpool, Jim, Ard Foyle, Moville, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces and nephews. May he rest in peace.
Suzanne McElroy 06.04.09
Deepest sympathy is extended to the McElroy family on the recent death of their mother, Suzanne (Dolly) McElroy in the Buncrana Nursing Unit. She was predeceased by her husband Edward 28 years ago and her son Francis four years ago. Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Pius X Church, Moville, by Fr A Mailey, Drung, assisted by Fr P McGoldrick, Moville. She was laid to rest in St Mary’s, Ballybrack. Chief mourners were her sons, Hughie, Moville, Paddy, Moville, Eamon Galway and Billy, Derry, daughters Bridie, Quigley’s Point and Suzanne, Moville, brothers James and Hubert London, grandchildren, great grandchildren, extended family and friends. May she rest in peace.
Patrick McLaughlin 26.01.09
The sad passing took place on November 19, 2008, at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin of Patrick McLaughlin, St Joseph’s, Gleneely. Patrick was diligently cared for by the staff of AB Cleary who were greatly saddened by his death such was the warm rapport he had built with them in the weeks before. Patrick is also greatly missed in his native Inishowen. He loved life, he loved his country and most importantly, he loved his community. He will always be remembered by his loving family.
Hugh Kelly 15.12.08
The town of Moville was stunned by the sudden death of late Hugh Kelly, Derry Road. Hugh was one of Moville’s most popular figures. You would see him anywhere around the town, always with a smile and a friendly chat for all. The respect in which Hugh was held was reflected in the great numbers, who called to the house to pay their respects and who attended the funeral Mass. Moville fell silent as the crowds of mourners followed the cortege to the chapel. Requiem Mass was concelebrated in St Pius X Church, Moville by Father Paddy O'Kane PP Moville and Father Colm Morris, friend of the family. The readers were Hugh’s son Philip Kelly and his sister Carmel Carlin. Psalm was sung by his daughter Niamh Kelly. The Offertory Gifts were presented by Hugh’s daughter Aideen Tighe, son in law, Timothy Tighe, and niece Caoimhe Leavy. The Prayers of the Faithful were read by Brian Harkin, friend, Tony Carlin, nephew, Chris Grimley, daughter’s fiancée and Hilary Donnelly brother in law. The Moville Folk Choir rendered the beautiful music throughout Mass. After Requiem Mass, Hugh was interred in St Mary’s Cemetery, Ballybrack. Fr O'Kane; Fr Morris, Fr Andy Dolan, friend of the family and Fr George McLaughlin, Moville, all assisted at the interment. Chief mourners were his wife Agnes, son Philip, daughters Niamh and Chris, and Aideen and Tim, grandson Fionn, brothers Joe, Ciaran and Noel, sisters Eileen, Siobhan and Carmel, nieces, nephews, his extended family and his many friends. May he rest in peace.
Captain Dan McCann – An Appreciation 17.11.08
Jim Barron 30.09.08
The death took place on August 24, 2008 of Jim Barron, Lower Main Street, Moville. Jim, 91, was one of Moville’s most respected gentlemen who was well known and liked by young and old. He always had time for a chat with locals and visitors and liked nothing better than to entertain people with stories and rhymes from his youth. The esteem in which Jim was held was apparent from the large crowds who called to his home and who attended his funeral. His remains were taken from his home to St Pius X fro Requiem Mass which was celebrated by Fr Patrick O’Kane, who gave a lovely sermon on Jim's life. The readings were read by his grand-daughters Marita and Elena McGinley; prayers of the faithful were read by his nephew Bernard Doherty and niece Christine Richardson. His daughter Marie, grand-daughter Bridgeen, daughter-in-law Carmel and god-daughter Roisin presented the Offertory gifts. The hymns were beautifully sung by his neighbour Maxine Doherty. His remains were interred in St Mary’s Church, Ballybrack, where Fr O’Kane officiated at the graveside. The chief mourners were his son Shaun and wife Carmel, daughter Marie and husband Owen, grand-daughters Bridgeen, Marita and Elena, brothers, Jack and Paul, Ballyshannon, sisters, Kay, England, Chris and Phyllis, New York and Dympna, Canada. Jim was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth two years ago. May he rest in peace.
George Spokes 15.09.08
George Spokes, a long-time resident of Castle Park, Buncrana, passed away peacefully in the Nursing Unit on Sunday, September 25. He was aged 85. George is survived by his wife Mary, daughters, Evelyn, Ruby, May, Martina, Sharon and sons George, Sean, Freddie and Joe, 15 grandchildren as well as great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild. George was well known for his kindness and friendliness to friends and neighbours and is remembered, among other things, for rescuing at least one child from the Crana River many years ago. He was a founding member of Buncrana Fire Service in 1955 and was a stalwart of the service until his retirement. George worked from the age of 16 in the dye house at McCarter's on the Shore Front where he remained until his retirement at 65. Colleagues remember him with kindness and he was described by them as an “absolute gentleman”.
Teash McDaid 04.09.08
The family of the late Teash McDaid would like to thank everyone who sympathised with them on their recent bereavement. Special thanks to her neighbours in Glasgow, Billy White, Anne McCadam and the Connelly families, who were always at her side, before during and after her death. Thank you to Father O'Kane and Father Farren for the mass, and the undertakers Collins of Culdaff, for the dignified way they handled all the arrangements. To the cousins who provided the beautiful music, and to the children who took up the offerings. A special thank you to the staff at The Marie Curie Hospice in Glasgow, who made her last days so peaceful, and cared for her so well in her short stay. As it would be impossible to thank everyone individually, we trust this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our heartfelt thanks during our recent loss.
Jane McCauley 01.09.08
Rose Doyle 12.08.08
In Loving Memory on the Second Anniversary
Those we love are never really lost to us,
John Harvey 16.06.08
It was with great sadness that the people of Greencastle and Moville learned of the death of John Harvey, St Peter's Park, Greencastle after a prolonged and difficult illness. John will be sadly missed by his wife Molly, family friends and neighbours. The large number of mourners who attended the house and funeral was an indication of the high esteem in which John was held. Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Mary's Church Ballybrack by Father Paddy O Kane PP Moville, who gave a touching sermon on the life of John. The offertory gifts were presented by his grand-daughters Donna, Rachel, Niamh and Kathy. The beautiful music was rendered by Siobhan Philips and choir with a solo from Shunie Crampsey. After Mass, John was interred in the adjoining cemetery. Chief mourners were his wife Molly, his sons Patsy and Gabrielle, Greencastle, Gerard and Katrina, Moville, Johnny and Claire, Greencastle, Martin and Gavin, Greencastle. His daughters Sadie and Anthony, Muff, Jennifer and Barry, Moville, Ann and Kenny, Culdaff, his brother Tommy and Kathleen, Moville, his niece Caroline and David and the girls, his grandchildren, great grandchildren, extended family and his many friends. May he rest in peace.
Rodger (Roddy) Houton 02.05.08
Mick O'Hagan 10.04.08
Anyone who knew Mick O'Hagan, realised they had met an
exceptional guy. Always cheerful and ready with a song. He had a
great voice, a wonderful smile and always a pleasant word.
Michael McDermott 18.02.08
The death took place recently after a long illness of Michael McDermott, St. Finian's Park, Moville. Michael worked in Bonner's Shop on the Malin Road for 34 years, where he earned great respect from the public for his honest and hard working manner. The esteem in which Michael was held was shown by the large attendance at the removal from Carndonagh Hospital, all the people who called to his home and the huge crowd who attended the funeral Mass in St. Pius X, followed by his burial in St. Mary's Church, Bocan. Michael was a devoted husband, brother, father and grandfather. Deepest sympathy is extended to his dedicated wife Susan and his family Donal, Helene, Michael, Dermot, Joseph, Susan, Seamus and Maria, daughters-in-law and sons-in-law. May he rest in peace.
Paddy McCartney 21.01.08
The parish of Moville was shocked recently by the sudden death of Patrick McCartney of St Finian's Park in the town. Paddy, as he was known, worked for many years in McCauley's Mills, Moville, having served in the Irish Navy previously. He was an experienced salmon fisherman and was also a member of the St Eugene's Hall committee for many years. On being made redundant, Paddy took up gardening and could be seen working in gardens all over the parish and even further afield. He enjoyed every minute working outdoors with plants and flowers and he was quite knowledgeable about many gardening issues. He went to his rest on January 5, 2008, after a very short illness. Paddy is survived by his wife Roisin, sons John, Paddy, and Michael, daughters Mary Ann, Eileen, Rose, Caroline and Jennifer. He is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, by his brother Danny and sisters Greta, Annie, Sadie, Philomena and Mary. His remains were waked at his home in St Finian's Park and hundreds of neighbours and friends called to pay their last respects. The funeral Mass was celebrated by Father Patrick McGoldrick CC who was a great support to the family since Paddy was taken ill. He was interred at Ballybrack graveyard and is sadly missed. Ar dheis D go raibh anam duine uasal seo agus leaba I measc na-aingeal.
Frances McDaid 11.01.08
St Finian's Park, Moville, has lost one of its oldest residents with the recent sad death of Frances McDaid. Her unexpected death took place at her home at 91 years of age. Frances had a great sense of fun. She loved to listen to music and singing and enjoyed watching her young grandchildren and great grandchildren playing. Frances who was one of eight brothers and sisters was the last remaining member of the McGonagle family who originated from Cooley, Moville. Some consolation is felt by her family due to Frances' strong faith and belief that when her day would come, she would be reunited with her loving husband John. Her funeral Mass was celebrated by Father McGoldrick C.C., Moville. The readers were her grand-daughters Sinead Faulkner and Sharon McDaid. The Psalm was read by her grand-daughter Lavinia McDaid. The Offertory gifts were presented by her grandsons Kevin, Connor, Eunan and Andrew McDaid. Prayers of the Faithful were read by her grandsons Gavin and Gareth McDaid. The beautiful music was rendered by the Moville Folk Choir and a beautiful rendition of "He is The Lord" was sung by her grand-daughters Elena Gill and Maeve McDaid. Frances will be sadly missed by her four sons, John, Kevin, Hillary and Terence, her daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, many friends and neighbours. May she rest in peace.
Margaret Warnock 17.12.07
There was deep regret in the parish on the recent death of Margaret Warnock. Margaret was a lifelong resident in the Moville area and spent many years working in New Park Hotel, Moville. Although Margaret was a quiet, reserved person, the esteem in which she was held was reflected on the large numbers that called to her home and those who attended the funeral from her late residence to Moville Presbyterian Church. Her service was conducted by Reverend Gilbert Young, a lesson was read by her son David and the organist was Dorothy Young. Margaret was interred in Clar burial ground. Chief mourners were her son Daniel (Moville), brother James McLucas and his wife Jean (Birmingham), sister May and her husband Fred Bowley (Birmingham) and nephew Trevor Carlin (Birmingham). May she rest in peace.
Mary Bonner, Redcastle 07.12.07
The death took place at her late residence after a long illness
of Mary Bonner, wife of Eugene Bonner, Carrickmaquigley, Redcastle.
Charlie O'Donnell - An Appreciation 25.10.07
Cassie Harkin 02.10.07
The sad passing has taken place of Cassie Harkin, Negult, Moville. She was very well respected and a valued member of the community. She spent her early years working in McKinney’s Hotel (now The Foyle Hotel) before getting married to Packie in 1946. She was an excellent wife to Packie, mother to Alex, Shaun, Rosaleen, Sheila, Patricia and Bernie and will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers and sisters, neighbours and friends. Her funeral Mass in St. Pius X, Moville, was celebrated by Fr. Patrick McGoldrick CC, Moville, to an overflowing congregation. Cassie had attended Mass there when she was able. The readers were Mr. Eamon Gillen, grandson, Mr. Gerard Harkin, grandson. Prayers of the Faithful were read by her grandchildren, John Gillen, Orla Sweeney, Cathy Doherty, Laura White and Mary Harkin. The hymns were delivered beautifully by Claire Doherty. The gifts were taken to the altar by her four daughters, Rosaleen, Sheila, Patricia and Bernie. Cassie was laid to rest in St. Mary’s, Ballybrack with Fr. McGoldrick officiating. The chief mourners were her sons Alex and Bridie (Moville), Shaun and Maureen (Quigley’s Point), her daughters Rosaleen and Harry (Moville), Sheila and George (Buncrana), Patricia and Gerry (Derry) and Bernie and Dave (Gleneely), brothers Johnny (Derry), Robert (Carrowbeg) and sisters Celia (Derry), Mary (Lecamy) and all her grandchildren and great grandchildren and a large group of friends.
Bridget McDaid 02.10.07
The sad passing has taken place of Bridget McDaid 1915 to 2007,
Ballyratten, Redcastle. Bridget passed away peacefully in
Letterkenny General Hospital on Thursday, September 20th.
James McGrory - An Appreciation 28.09.07
Michael McCarron 28.09.07
The town of Moville and surrounding areas were numb with shock at the death of Michael McCarron, Malin Road, Moville. He was the father of the late Brian whose anniversary occurs shortly. Michael was one of Moville’s most respected gentlemen. He was very well known when he was a bus conductor with Lough Swilly and always helpful. A true gentleman he had a word for everyone that knew him. He was an excellent husband to Nan, father to Michelle, Aidan, Shane and will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, brother and sisters, neighbours and friends. His Funeral Mass in St. Pius X, Moville concelebrated by Rev. Fr Michael Carney, St. Eunan’s Letterkenny and Rev. Fr Paddy O’Kane P.P. Moville to an overflowing congregation and where Michael attended daily Mass. The readers were Mrs Mary Gillen sister-in-law and his son Shane. The Psalm was sung by the Moville Folk Choir. Prayers of the Faithful were by his grandchildren Cathy McCarron, Conor, Emma, Carron Griffin. The Moville Folk Choir rendered beautifully Michael’s favourite hymns. The gifts were taken to the altar by his wife Nan and family. Michael was laid to rest in St Mary’s, Ballybrack, Fr Michael Carney and Fr P O’Kane officiated. The chief mourners were his wife Nan, daughter Michelle, sons Aidan and Shane, sister Sadie and Don McInerney, Brigid and Hugh McGuiness, May and Patsy Barr, brother John and Ena and grandchildren, Marian Harkin, MEP, and an large group of friends.
Robert Emmett Reid 14.08.07
The death took place following an accident in New York on July 30th, 2007 of Robert Emmett Reid. Twenty-six year old Robert was the son of Tom Reid and the late Astrid (nee Doherty-Miller) from Buncrana. Robert is survived by his father Tom, sister Deirdre and brothers Eamonn and Tommy. Born at Altnagelvin Hospital, on March 31st, 1981, Robert lived for the first six years of his life in the Lake of Shadows Hotel, Buncrana, were his parents ran their business. The family returned to the USA in 1987. Robert's funeral in New York was attended by his aunts and uncles from Buncrana and Kilkenny and many Buncrana people living in New York.