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Glenties Notes 24th March 2009

Jimmy Mc Gill 
The death took place on Wednesday 11th March 2009 of Jimmy Mc Gill, Ard Mc Gill, Glenties. His remains were brought to his son Patrick’s home on Thursday and to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday morning. Fr. Pat Prendergast assisted by Fr. John Mc Loone, Fr. John Joe Duffy and Fr. Gerard Cunningham concelebrated Requiem Mass. Readings were by son-in-law, Brian Gildea and niece, Carol Gibbons. Margaret Lee and Janet Given read Prayers of the Faithful. His daughter, Margaret Gildea and his sister, Sarah Mc Glynn brought the Gifts to the Altar. Music and singing was by Pat and John F. O’Donnell and Eddie Mc Kelvey. Burial took place in the New Graveyard. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Bella, son, Patrick, daughters, Margaret Gildea and Carol Mc Gill, sisters, Sarah and Annie, brothers, Josie and Paddy, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended. His sister, Mary predeceased him.

Next Sunday 29th March the Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered by Bishop Philip Boyce in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties at 11.00a.m.

Michael, Pat and James would like to extend a huge thank you to the Community for their support of the recent Tea Party Fundraising Night in the Highlands Hotel. A total of €10,149 was raised and will go to the Irish Hospice. 

Sincere sympathy is extended to Eileen Mc Loone and family, Maas, Glenties on the death in England, recently, of Eileen’s brother, James Helferty, formerly of Mullanmore, Glenties.

St. Vincent de Paul Uganda Collection 
This collection will take place throughout Donegal next weekend ~ Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March. All proceeds will fund educational and agricultural projects. Please give as generously as you can. Thank You.


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