Acknowledgement for Phyllis Booth
The family of the late Phyllis Booth would like to express their sincere thanks to everyone who sympathised with them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to everyone who telephoned and sent cards, they were greatly appreciated. They especially would like to thank everyone who lined the route so respectfully. Thank you to the Reverend Ruth Murray for the lovely funeral service which was live streamed perfectly, thanks to Norman Caskey and St. Swithins Church for facilitating this. A special word of thanks to all the Doctors and Nurses at Garden Street Surgery Magherafelt, particularly the Nurses and Carers who attended Phyllis. Grateful thanks to everyone who donated to Agewell in lieu of flowers, a local group who telephoned Mum on a regular basis ensuring she was well. Finally, our heartfelt thanks to Jordan and all the staff at Garvin’s Funeral Service for the very dignified and professional manner in which they carried out the funeral arrangements from start to finish. As it would be impossible to thank everyone individually, please accept this acknowledgement as an expression of our sincere thanks and appreciation.
Adrian, Evadne, Donna and Ashley and their Families.
Acknowledgement for George Pollock
The family of the late George Pollock would like to express their sincere appreciation to all those who sympathised with them in their recent sad bereavement. Thanks to all the family, friends and neighbours that sent sympathy cards, called at the family home, telephoned and who stood respectfully along the route of the funeral cortege as it made its way to the church. Thanks also to those who gave food and supported the family at this difficult time. A special word of thanks to all the staff of Castledawson Health Centre and their district nursing team for all their care and support and also to McLaughlin's Pharmacy for their help and service during this difficult time. Our sincere thanks to the Rev. Jonathan Curry for all his support, prayers, words of comfort and for officiating at the funeral service. Grateful thanks also to everyone that sent donations in lieu of flowers for MS Northern Ireland. Finally, our heartfelt thanks to Jordan and all the staff at Garvin's Funeral Service for the caring, dignified and professional manner in which the funeral was conducted. Please accept this acknowledgement as an expression of our sincere appreciation and thanks to everyone.
Magherafelt, Omagh and Crossgar
Acknowledgement for Joan Watterson
The daughters, grandchildren and family of the late Joan Watterson wish to express their sincere thanks to all those who sent cards and messages of sympathy, gave donations in lieu of flowers, attended the funeral and lined the route to the church. Sincere thanks to Rev Ruth Murray for the beautiful funeral service. A special thank you to all the staff at Fairfields Nursing Home, Cookstown for all their care and support. We are most grateful to Jordan and staff at Garvin’s Funeral Service for the professional and dignified way they carried out the funeral arrangements. We trust that this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our sincere appreciation.
3rd Anniversary of Helen Forsythe
Precious Memories of a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away 12th February 2018
Though absent you are very near,
Still loved, still missed, and very dear.
Always loved by her husband Gordon, daughter Rhonda and Grandchildren.
Anniversary of Gladys Lennox
In Loving Memory of Gladys, a loving Wife, Mother, Mother-in-law and Granny,
called home on 1st February 2014.
Remembering you is easy,
We do it every day.
But missing you is the heartache
That never goes away.
Always remembered by Husband Billy, Sons, Daughter and Families.
Acknowledgement for William (Will) Evans
Norma and children David and Elaine of the late William (Will) would like to thank sincerely all those who sympathised with them in their recent sad bereavement. Heartfelt thanks to all who sent cards, telephoned, gave donations in lieu of flowers and lined the route to the church. A special word of thanks to Rev John Mullan for his pastoral care, words of comfort and for officiating at the funeral. Thanks to the staff of Laurel House and ward A3 at Antrim Area Hospital, doctors and staff at Castledawson Surgery and the District Nurses for all the care they gave Will. Many thanks to Jordan Kennedy of Garvin’s Funeral Service for the dignified and caring manner in which the funeral arrangements were carried out. We hope this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our gratitude and appreciation.
Castledawson and Curran
1st Anniversary of Adela (Dolly) Young
In Loving Memory of a Precious Mother and Grandmother,
Adela, who passed away on 21st January 2020.
May the winds of Heaven blow gently and whisper in your ear,
To say how much we love and miss you and wish that you were here.
No matter how life changes, no matter what we do,
A special place within our hearts is kept here just for you.
Always loved and sadly missed by Daughter Adele and
Grandchildren Lee-Anne, Ryan and Naomi.
Anniversaries of William, Maggie and Sylvia Kennedy
In Loving Memory of
William Kennedy who passed away, 15th December 1992,
his wife Maggie Kennedy who passed away, 1st January 2007
and their daughther-in-law Sylvia Kennedy who passed away, 15th January 2007.
"Everyday, in some small way, memories of you come our way,
Though absent, you are ever near, still missed, still loved and ever dear".
Always loved and sadly missed by William, David and their Families,
Ballymaquiggan and Castledawson.
2nd Anniversary of Walter Montgomery
In Loving Memory of a dear Husband, Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and
Great-grandfather, Walter, who passed away, 28th December 2018.
“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints” Psalm 116 v 15
Always loved and sadly missed by Kathleen and Family.
1st Anniversary of Noel Watt
Precious Memories of a loving Husband, Father and Grandfather,
William Noel passed away on 29th December 2019.
Always remembered and sadly missed by his Daughter Margaret, Sons Martin and Isaac, Son-in-law Hugh, Daughter-in-law Roisin, and Grandchildren Mark, Rachel, Jenna and Conor.
“Forever in our thoughts”
Awknowledgement for Ivy Stewart
The sons, daughter and family circle of the late Ivy Stewart wish to thank most sincerely all our kind relations, friends and neighbours for the support and sympathy shown to us following our recent bereavement. We would sincerely like to thank Dr. Woulahan and the Doctors, Nurses and all other Staff at Castledawson and Bellaghy Surgeries; Castledawson Chemist and the Staff of the Independent Home Care who all made it possible for us to care for mum at home. Grateful thanks to Rev Colin Welsh for his pastoral care and conducting the funeral service. Thanks to those who called at the home, sent cards or messages of sympathy, brought gifts, helped in the home, sent wreaths, gave donations in lieu of flowers, attended the funeral or helped in any way. Special thanks to Jordan Kennedy and staff of Garvin’s Funeral Service for the caring and dignified manner in which mum’s funeral arrangements were carried out and also thanks to the gravediggers. We trust this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our appreciation.
5 Moyola Gardens, Castledawson
Anniversary of Helena and Bobby Averell
Precious memories of our dear Parents, Grandparents and Great-grandparents.
Helena who passed away, 19th December 2015 and
Bobby who passed away, 16th March 2011.
Our thoughts are ever with you though you passed away,
and those who loved you dearly are thinking of you today.
Loving you always and sadly missed by all the Family.
"The Lord is my Shepherd"
30th Anniversary of Andrew Booth
Everlasting Memories of Andy Booth, Belagherty Road, Ballyronan,
who died 1st December 1990
Sunshine passes, shadows fall,
Loves remembrance outlasts all;
And though the years have been many,
They are filled with remembrance of you.
Always remembered by George, Liz and Lorna, Cookstown and
Andrea, Colin and Grandchildren Julie and Andrew, Belagherty Road
1st Anniversary of Stanley Cousley
Precious Memories of a loving Husband, Father and Grandfather,
Stanley Ernest, who passed away on 2nd November 2019.
‘Close in our hearts you always stay,
Loved and remembered every day.’
Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by Wife Florence,
Sons John and David, Daughter Linda and their Families.
2A Rockbrook Road, Magherafelt
2nd Anniversary of Fredrick McClenaghan
In Loving Memory of a dear Son and Brother, Fredrick (Freddie),
died 21st October 2018.
Every day, in some small way,
Memories of you come our way.
Though absent, you are very near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.
“With Christ, which is far better” Philippians 1 v 23
Lovingly remembered by your Mum Winnie, Sisters Maureen, Tilly and
Eleanor, Brothers Billy and Jonathan and their Families.
9th Anniversary of June Brown
June, died 21st September 2011
Remembering you as time goes by.
Always loved by her Husband Billy, Daughters Sharon and Linda and Son Mark.
Anniversary of Hazel Forsythe
Precious Memories of our dear mother, Hazel died 13th September 2016.
May the winds of love blow softly
and whisper in your ear.
That we will always love you
and forever hold you dear.
Loved and missed always by her Sons, Daughters and their Families, Ballyronan.
Anniversary of Siobhan Gregg
In loving memory of a dear daughter, died 9th September 2005 as the result of an accident, aged 27. A special date, another year, for today is the anniversary of that morning I lost a daughter so dear. Siobhan we often sit and think of you,
and think of how you died,
But the loss has taught us many things,
as around every corner your memory clings.
Siobhan, memories are things no one can steal, they stay with us every day, for this day is remembered and always will.
Always remembered by Mum Ethel, John, Brothers Nigel and Jonathan.
4th Anniversary of Clifford Arrell
Precious memories of a dear son Clifford, called home 2nd September 2016.
The stars shine brighter in heaven now you are there,
With all the other angels around you everywhere.
When God picks flowers for his garden, he always picks the best.
He certainly picked the best when he laid you to rest.
Always in our thoughts.
Lovingly remembered and sadly missed
by Mum Anne and Dad Roy, Curran
Anniversary of Clifford Arrell
Very good memories of a dear Friend, Clifford, passed away
2nd September 2016.
“Beautiful Memories are wonderful things”
Always remembered by his friend Adrian Bradley, Knockloughrim
Anniversary of Winston Finlay
Precious Memories of my loving husband Winston (R.U.C.R.)
cowardly murdered by IRA terrorists 30th August 1987
I miss you now, my heart is sore,
As time goes by, I miss you more.
Your loving smile, your gentle face,
No one can fill your vacant place.
Proudly remembered by his wife Carol, Ballyronan
Acknowledgement for Gerard Devlin
The family of the late Gerard Devlin wish to sincerely thank everyone who called at the house, brought food, stood outside on the morning of the funeral at the house, those who lined the route, those who stood outside at Milltown Chapel and those who sent flowers, cards and messages. We also wish to thank those who offered donations to Magherafelt Adult Centre, in Gerard’s name. We also wish to thank all those involved in Gerard’s life, especially Magherafelt Adult Centre, where Gerard worked for over 40 years; the Bellaghy Medical Centre doctors and social and health care professionals, who supported Gerard’s health care needs; the Antrim Area hospital staff from Ward A4, who cared for Gerard in his final days; Monsignor Dolan and the priests of Ballyscullion and Magherafelt Parishes; family, friends and neighbours. Thank you also to Jordan Kennedy of Garvin’s Funeral Service for his sensitive and gentle care during the wake and funeral. A special word of thanks to Kevin and Pat Brown, for the preparation of the grave and to Jane McAleese for her beautiful singing during the Mass of the Angels. Mass to celebrate Gerard’s life will take place in St Mary’s Church, Bellaghy on Thursday, 20th August at 7:30pm. May our special angel in heaven comfort, guide and protect his heartbroken family left behind.
1st Anniversary of Anna Barclay
In loving memory of a dear Wife, Mother and Grandmother, who passed away
July 18, 2019. Very sadly missed by her husband Jackie, Sons Trevor and John, Daughters Barbara, Pauline, Hazel and Joanne, Daughters-in-law, Sons-in-law and Granchildren. "Precious Memories"
3rd Anniversary of Annie Steele
Died, 28th June 2017
We think about you every day,
We talk about you too.
We have our Special Memories,
But wish we still had you!
Sadly missed by her loving husband Leslie and Family
1st Anniversary for Mandy Evans (née Watters)
Loving memories of Mandy, called home, 8th June 2019.
“It’s lonely here without you, we miss you more each day.
For life is not the same to us, since you were called away.
To your resting place we visit, place flowers there with care.
But no-one knows our heartache when we turn and leave you there.”
Still sadly missed by your partner Clifford and your children Alanna and Angeline.
Acknowledgement for Alexander (Sandy) Lee
The wife, daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren of the late Sandy Lee would like to thank all those who sympathised with them at the time of his passing. To the kind relatives and friends who helped or called at the home, telephoned, brought gifts, sent cards and messages of sympathy, and attended the funeral. We would like to thank the dedicated care teams from Home Care Independent, Extra Care and Trackars who looked after him in his home, and to the staff of Coleraine hospital. Much appreciation goes to the staff of Castledawson Surgery and the staff of Castledawson Pharmacy. A special thanks to the Rev Glenn Jordan for his support and conducting the funeral service. Sincere thanks to Garvin’s Funeral Service for the professional and caring manner in which they carried out the funeral, and the PSNI for their assistance. Thanks to Edith Blair and her team of helpers for providing and serving excellent refreshments following the service. A final thanks to all those who donated in memory of Sandy towards Macmillan Nursing Care and Knockloughrim Presbyterian Church Sunday School. We trust this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our appreciation.
Acknowledgment for William (Billy) McClenaghan
The family of the late William McClenaghan wish to express our sincere thanks to all those who sympathised with us and provided much needed support following our recent sad bereavement. Thank you to all those who called or sent cards of sympathy. Thanks to Dr. Hunter of Fairhill Health Centre and the wonderful staff of Antrim Area and Altnagelvin Hospitals for the care they provided for Billy. We gratefully appreciated the pastoral care provided by Pastor Nobel Maxwell over the past few months of Billy’s illness and for the love and support of members of Magherafelt Independent Methodist Church. Thanks to Mrs Elaine Maxwell for playing the organ and to Mr George Bates who also participated in the funeral service. Special thanks to Mr Jordan Kennedy and staff at Garvin’s Funeral Service for the professional and friendly service they provided at this difficult time. We trust this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our heartfelt appreciation.
“Absent from the body, present with the Lord” 2 Corinthians 5 v 8
Acknowledgement for Richard (Dick) Johnston
The family of the late Richard Johnston wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to everyone who sympathised with us in our recent bereavement. Thank you to all our relatives, friends and neighbours who supported us with Mass and sympathy cards, phone calls, tributes and a show of respect for Richard’s Funeral Cortége. Many thanks to the McCann Family for binging Benjie the dog to Richard’s funeral. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Antrim Area Hospital and to the Care Homes for their professional and attentive care to Richard, social worker Mairead Brogan, the grave diggers and nieces Geraldine and Siobhan for being so helpful. Grateful thanks to all those who gave donations in lieu of flowers. Our gratitude to Fr. Gates and Fr. Fox for all their help, spiritual support and guidance through these difficult times. Thanks to Jordan and staff at Garvin’s Funeral Service for the dignified and caring manner in which the funeral arrangements were carried out. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. We trust this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our sincere appreciation and gratitude.
Rest in peace Richard.
1st Anniversary for David Brown
Fondest Memories of our former Colleague and Crew Commander David Brown, who died 10th May, 2019.
Beautiful memories are treasured forever,
Of happy days when we worked together.
Sadly missed by all his friends at Magherafelt Fire Station.
Watch Commander – R. Caskey
Acknowledgement for Dorothy McKee
The family of the late Dorothy McKee wish to express their sincere thanks to all those who sympathised with them and provided much needed support at this sad time. We also want to thank the wonderful staff of the Marina Nursing Home, for the care they provided for Dorothy. We gratefully appreciate the pastoral care provided by the Rev. John Mullan, Pastor Maxwell and Pastor McDermott, thank you to all those who participated and joined with us at Dorothy’s graveside service. We are humbled by the support received. We also want to thank Jordan Kennedy and staff at Garvin’s Funeral Service for the caring and dignified manner in which they carried out the funeral arrangements. We trust this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our heartfelt appreciation.
Curran and Saintfield
Acknowledgement for Aimee Brady
Stephen, Valerie, Taylor and the family circle of the late Aimee, wish to thank most sincerely all our kind relations, friends and neighbours for the support and sympathy shown to us following our sad bereavement. We would especially like to thank the Doctors, Nurses and all the Staff at the Clark Clinic and P.I.C.U. and the Staff at Children’s Heartbeat Trust for their support, also to everyone that visited Aimee in hospital and those that supported her journey through the Just Giving Page. Many thanks to everyone that called at the home, sent cards or sent messages via the phone, brought gifts, helped at the wake, gave donations in lieu of flowers or helped in any way. Grateful thanks to Archdeacon Scott for conducting a beautiful funeral service and to Miss Hollie Rodgers for singing at the funeral service, Aimee’s friend to the end. Thanks to the organist, caretaker and grave digger, also to the ladies of St. Swithin’s Parish Church for providing the refreshments afterwards. Thanks to Jordan Kennedy and staff at Garvin’s Funeral Service for a perfect, professional and friendly service. We trust this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as an expression of our gratitude.