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Doreen CARSON

CARSON (née Stanley) - March 31, 2015 (peacefully) at Cove Manor Nursing Home, Doreen, wife of the late Ivan, formerly of Derramore Park, Magherafelt, loving mother of Margaret and the late Ian, Valerie Cowden and Wesley and dear sister of Lenore Gordon and Alan, a loving grandmother and great-grandmother.  Family and friends welcome in Garvin's Funeral Home, 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP on Wednesday evening (April 1)   7 - 8.30 pm.  Funeral service in St Swithin's Church, Magherafelt on Thursday, April 2, at 2.00 pm followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Lovingly remembered. 

CARSON (née Stanley) - March 31, 2015, (peacefully) at Cove Manor Nursing Home, Doreen.  Fondly remembered by her brother Alan, sister-in-law Anna & family.




   
Margaret LOVE

LOVE - March 27, 2015 (peacefully) at Hospital, Margaret, 39 Loves Road, Magherafelt, formerly Coleraine, dear sister of Jean, Kathleen and the late Samuel, sister-in-law of Margaret and a dear aunt.  Funeral service was held in Gracefield Church on Sunday, March 29, followed by burial in Castledawson Parish Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Gracefield Church Building Fund payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.




   
Ida HESSIN

HESSIN - March 26, 2015 (peacefully) at home, 21 Ballyloughan Road, Moneymore, Ida Sarah, beloved wife of John, devoted mother of Harold, Wilbert, Pauline, Diane and the late Alan; dear mother-in-law of Iris, Anne, Hazel, David and James and a special grandmother and great-grandmother.  Funeral service was held in Ballygoney Presbyterian Church on Sunday, March 29, followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie and Charis Cancer Care payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered.




   
Lila BARR

BARR - March 24, 2015 (peacefully) at Drapersfield Nursing Home, Elizabeth (Lila), wife of the late Jack Barr formerly of Aughrim Road, Magherafelt.  Funeral service was held in St Swithin's Church, Magherafelt on Friday, March 27, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory of Lila for Cancer Research may be made through Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Fondly remembered by the entire family circle and friends.


 


   
Stan LANGDON

LANGDON -  March 22, 2015 (peacefully) at his home, 38 Derrygarve Road, Castledawson, Stanley George, devoted husband of the late Georgie and dear brother-in-law of Herby and Myrtle Gilmour.  Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Thursday, March 26, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Fondly remembered by the family circle and friends.




   
Norman HOOD

HOOD - March 17, 2015 (peacefully) at hospital, Norman Alexander, husband of the late Elsie, 8 Loughinsholin Park, Castledawson.  Funeral service was held in Ballygoney Presbyterian Church on Thursday, March 19, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law Iris Davison and Rita Hutchinson and by his nephews and nieces. 

HOOD - The Members of Castledawson and District Branch of the Royal British Legion regret the passing of their esteemed President, Norman Hood, and extend their sympathy to the family circle.
S Hudson, Chairman
J Wilson, BEM, Sec




   
Robert HUESTON

HUESTON - March 17, 2015 (suddenly) at hospital, Robert, son of the late Harold and Hannah Hueston, 13 Bellshill Road, Castledawson, dear brother of Ann, Jacqueline and Thomas.  Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Friday, March 20, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.



   
Victor COWAN

COWAN - March 16, 2015 (peacefully) at his home, 33 Mulderg Road, Magherafelt, Victor Alexander, dearly loved husband of Elizabeth, dear father of Alistair, Mark and Lorraine, father-in-law of Padraigin, Sharon and Trevor, devoted grandfather of Courtney, Matthew, Holly and James and brother of Herbert and Irene.  Funeral took place from his home on Wednesday, March 18, to Woods Parish Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Macmillan Unit, Antrim Hospital and Woods Church Building Fund payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family.

COWAN - Victor.  The Worshipful Master, Officers and Brethren of Lisnamorrow LOL 480 deeply regret to learn of the passing of their highly esteemed member, Victor, and tender their sympathy to his wife Elizabeth and all the family circle. 

COWAN - Victor.  The Committee and Band Members of Lisnamorrow Flute Band deeply regret to learn of the passing of Victor, who for many years gave of his time and talents to the Band.  His wife Elizabeth and family circle are in our prayers at this time.
 



   
Harry MILLER

MILLER - March 14, 2015, William Henry (Harry), beloved husband of the late Isabel, 121 Desertmartin Road, Moneymore, Magherafelt, loving father of Willie, Marbeth, Roberta and Henry, father-in-law of Joan, Willis, James and Lesley, also a dear grandfather and great grandfather.  Service of Thanksgiving was held  in Tobermore Baptist Church on Monday, March 16, preceded by burial in Lecumpher Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Tobermore Baptist Church payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by all the family and family circle.  'As for God, his way is perfect'  Psalm 18 v 30

MILLER, Harry - In affectionate remembrance of Harry from sister-in-law Etta and all the family at home, Australia and Scotland, also Auntie Joyce.  'What a Friend we have in Jesus'




   
Elizabeth PALMER

PALMER (née Shannon) - March 8, 2015 passed away peacefully in Antrim Hospital, Rachel Elizabeth, beloved wife of the late Richard, 'Roshure House', 3 Killyboggin Road, Magherafelt, much-loved mother of Ray, Heather and Yvonne, mother-in-law of Paula and Wesley, devoted grandmother of Richard, Laura, Richard and Rebecca.  House private.  Funeral took place from  her home on Wednesday, March 11, to First Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Antrim Hospital Respiratory Unit payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.  'The Lord is my Shepherd'

PALMER - Elizabeth.  Loving memories of our Auntie.  Sadly missed by nieces Lorraine, Ruth and Linda, nephews Eric and James and their families  'Safe in the arms of Jesus'




   
Thomas YOUNG

YOUNG - March 8, 2015 (peacefully) at his home, 23 Roshure Road, Magherafelt, Thomas, dear brother of Tillie, Betty and Willie, brother-in-law of Tom and Stella and uncle of Elizabeth, Louise, Ardell and John.  Funeral took place from his home on Tuesday, March 10, to St Swithin's Church for service followed by burial in Woods Parish Churchyard.  Lovingly remembered.




   
Jagdish Ram BEDI

BEDI, JAGDISH RAM - 1st March 2015, passed peacefully at home, 51 Moneymore Road, Magherafelt, a dearly beloved husband of Krishna, a loving father to Vijay, Paul, Ashok and Mona, a cherished father-in-law, brother and a devoted grandfather and great grandfather.  A Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Jagdish Ram was held at Roselawn Crematorium on Friday, 6th March.  Family flowers only please.  In lieu of a floral tribute, donations may be made to the Donations A/c at Garvin's Funeral Service, 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  All donations are to be shared by the Renal Unit at the Ulster Hospital, Dundonald and Diabetes UK. He will be lovingly remembered and very sadly missed by his loving wife, family and the wider family circle at home and abroad.




   
Bertie BROWNE

BROWNE - February 23, 2015 (peacefully) at hospital, Robert John (Bertie), beloved brother of Grace Simpson, loving and much-loved uncle of John, Gregg, Leslie, Richard, Heather and Helen, Derrygarve, Castledawson.  Sadly missed.




   
Jean LENNOX

LENNOX - February 24, 2015 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Georgina (Jean), wife of the late William George, dear mother of the late Edwin, mother-in-law of Heather, 21 Moyola Avenue, Castledawson, loving granny of Mark, Peter and his wife Heather and great-granny of Sam and Joel.  Funeral service was held in Christ Church on Thursday, February 26, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Church Funds payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Sadly missed.  

LENNOX (née Moore) - Jean.  Fondest memories of my dear sister.  Always remembered by her brother James and family, 81 Westland Road, Magherafelt and Upperlands  

LENNOX - February 24, 2015 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Georgina (Jean), dearly loved wife of the late Willie, devoted mother of the late Edwin and a dear sister of Roy, Rita, Minnie and the late Lizzie.  Fondly remembered by the entire family circle.

                                            Christ Church, Strabane
LENNOX - The Select Vestry and Parishioners extend their prayerful sympathy to the Rev Mark Lennox and family on the death of his grandmother, Mrs Georgina Lennox. Harry Friar, Hon Sec




   
Belle STEWART

STEWART (née Pickering) - February 22, 2015, peacefully at Benbradagh Nursing Home, Upperlands, Belle, aged 89 years, much loved wife of the late Jim, 'Warren Lodge', Hillhead, Castledawson, devoted mother to Richard and Laurence, grandmother to Craig, David, Rachel, Natasha, Shelley and Pippa and great grandmother to Carys and Mia.  Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Thursday, February 26, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.   In lieu of flowers donations to The Leprosy Mission gratefully received, payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered.


 


   
Jimmy MOWBRAY

MOWBRAY (Magherafelt) - February 22, 2015 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Robert James (Jimmy) dearly loved husband of Hazel (Nutty), 48 Westland Road, dear father of Nigel and Daphne (Fulton), father-in-law of Alan, dear grandfather of Garth, Niall, Colin, Lisa, Jill, Ana and Daniel, dear brother of Reba (Myers), Louis, Elizabeth (Connolly) and Helen (Bresland).  Funeral service was held in St Swithin's Church on Wednesday, February 25, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Heart Foundation and St Swithin's Church Funds payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.  'Love's last gift, remembrance'





   
Esther TOWNSEND

TOWNSEND (formerly Scott, née Glendenning) - February 14, 2015 (peacefully) at Marina Care Home, Ballyronan, Esther, loving wife of Billy, 10 Bells Terrace, Castledawson, dearly loved mother of Victor, Mavis and Joelle, also a dear mother-in-law, granny and great-granny.  Funeral service was held in Christ Church, Castledawson on Tuesday, February 17, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Marina Care Home Patients' Comfort Fund and Marie Curie Cancer Care payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

TOWNSEND - February 14, 2015, Esther Jane, devoted wife of William (Billy).  'God's garden must be beautiful for He only picks the best'.  Will be remembered forever with love by Billy.  'The Lord is my Shepherd'  

TOWNSEND - February 14, 2015, Esther, our much-loved sister-in-law.  Will be very sadly missed by Velma, Mavis, Iris and families.  'Redeemed'




   
Pearl PATTERSON

PATTERSON - February 12, 2015 (peacefully) at Marina Care Home, Ballyronan, Margaret Jane (Pearl), dearly loved wife of the late William, 8 Shore Road, Ballinderry Bridge, Cookstown, much loved mother of Andrew, Thomas, Sidney, Myra, Lorna and Ruth and a loving mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Funeral service was held in her late home on Saturday, February 14, followed by burial in the old Eglish graveyard.   Donations in memory, if desired, for Marina Care Home Patients' Comfort Fund payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c) 15, Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. 'At Home with the Lord'  




   
Margaret FRY

FRY - February 8, 2015 (suddenly) Margaret, 20 Riverside North, Castledawson, daughter of the late Violet and Thomas Fry, Randalstown and sister of Thomas, Gilbert and Elizabeth.  Funeral service was held in Christ Church, Castledawson on Wednesday, February 11, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Always remembered by the family circle.




   
Ernie HAWTHORNE

HAWTHORNE - February 4, 2015 (suddenly) Ernie, loved husband of Rene, 16 Park View, Castledawson, dear father of Keith and his partner Lynsey, granda of Kyle and Mason and  brother of Joey, Robert, Eileen, Matt, Charlie, Norman, Trevor, Jacqueline and Stephen.  Funeral service was held in his home on Saturday, February 7, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.  Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, for Children's Heartbeat Trust payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Always remembered by the entire family circle.





   
Ruby WATTERSON

WATTERSON  -  February 4, 2015 (peacefully) at Hospital, Ruby, 11 Glenburn Park, Magherafelt, dear mother of Heather, Lyndia and the late Diane and dear granny of Charlene and Jason.  Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Friday, February 6, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Lovingly remembered by the family circle.
 




   
George COLVIN

COLVIN - February 2, 2015 (peacefully) at Causeway Hospital, after a long illness, George, devoted and dearly loved husband of Isobel, 2 Rockview Terrace, Moneymore, loving dad of Betty, Christine, Wilma and Iris and a dear father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather.  Funeral took place from his home on Wednesday, February 4, to St John's Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Moneymore Medical Centre payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.   'At home with the Lord'