A devoted mother and her son who lost their lives in Friday’s explosion in Creeslough will be laid to rest on Wednesday.
Catherine O’Donnell (39) and her 13-year-old son James Monaghan died in the tragedy at Applegreen Service Station. The explosion also claimed the lives of eight others.
Their remains will repose at their late residence in Kilmacrennan from 6pm this evening.
Their joint funeral takes place in St Michael’s Church, Creeslough, on Wednesday at 2pm. They will be laid to rest in Doe Cemetery.
Catherine is survived by her daughter Sinead, mother Margaret, partner Charlie Flood, brothers, sisters, extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her baby daughter Paige, and her father Edward (Ned).
James is survived by his father Chris Monaghan, grandparents, Charlie Flood, aunts, uncles and extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Paige.
Posted: 3:23 pm October 10, 2022