Death Announcements

Mary Black

BLACK (née Aiken) – July 30, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Mary Alexandra, dearly beloved wife of Ronnie, 10 Muff Road, Moneymore, much loved and devoted mother of Stephanie, Diane and the late John, dear mother-in-law of Arnold and Clare, loving granny of Naomi, Cameron, Ewan, Jayne and Amy, loving great-grandmother of Freddie and dearest sister of Edith, Eva and the late Eileen, Louise and John. Funeral was held from her home on Sunday, August 1, followed by burial in 1st Moneymore Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Diabetes UK (NI Branch), payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by her Husband, Daughters and entire Family Circle.  “The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want”.  Psalm 23 v 1

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Death Announcements

James Cassidy

CASSIDY – July 24, 2021 (suddenly) at Marriot House, Magherafelt, James (Jim), formerly of Loughinsholin Park, Castledawson, dear husband of the late Betty and a loving brother of Ann, Madge, Betty, Joan, John, Emily, Lena and Tom. Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 27 followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, for Northern Ireland Hospice, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Sadly missed by the entire Family Circle. “Peace, perfect peace”.

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Death Announcements

Mary Johnston

JOHNSTON – July 23, 2021 (peacefully) at Brooklands Care Home, Mary Elizabeth, 16a Carmean Road, Moneymore, dearly loved daughter of George and the late Mary, stepdaughter of Joyce, dearest sister of Thomas, George, David and the late Robert and also a loving sister-in-law and aunt. Funeral service was held in Ballyeglish Parish Church on Monday, July 26 followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Cancer Research UK, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP . Always loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle. “The Lord is my Shepherd”.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgement for Florrie Johnston

The family circle of the late Florrie Johnston would like to thank all those who sympathised with them in their recent sad bereavement.
Special thanks to all those who sent cards, telephoned, who stood respectfully along the funeral route and to those who gave donations in lieu of flowers towards Presbyterian Women Missions which came to a total of £760.
Thanks to the doctors and nurses in ward C4 at Antrim Area Hospital and the staff at Glenkeen Nursing Home for the care and attention given to Florrie.
A sincere thanks to the Rev. John Mullan for his pastoral care, words of comfort throughout and for officiating at the funeral service.
Heartfelt thanks to Jordan Kennedy and staff at Garvin’s Funeral Service for the professional, dignified and caring manor in which the funeral arrangements were carried out.
We trust that this acknowledgement will be accepted by everyone as a token of our sincere gratitude and appreciation.

Derrygarve, Castledawson

Anniversaries

2nd 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 grandchildren.

“Lovingly remembered.”

Anniversaries

First Anniversary of Gerard Devlin

Precious memories of our dear brother Gerard, who died 16th July 2020.

So many memories keep you here
Though you have gone away.
We see your ever smiling face
And miss you more each day

With love from your brothers Joe, Kieran and Barry, sisters Clare, Anne, Patricia and Teresa and your nephews and nieces.

Death Announcements

Alfred Derby

DERBY – July 14, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, surrounded by his loving family after a short illness, Alfred Lennox (Alfie), 160 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt. Dearly loved husband of Mary Joyce (Joy), much loved father of Shirley, Linda, Richard, Trevor and Anne, a dear father-in-law of Ivan, Roy, Tanya and Peter, devoted grandfather of Andrew, Kathryn, Steven, Lauren, David, Scott, Curtis, Cameron, Joel, Morgan and Cheyenne and a dearest brother of the late Maud, Willie-John, Sadie and Jonathan. Funeral service was held on Friday, July 16 in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Help for Heroes, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. “Early morning thoughts, precious evening memories, everlasting love”.

Desertmartin Purple Heroes L.O.L. 376
DERBY – The Officers and Members of the above Lodge deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member Bro. Alfred Derby and tender their deepest sympathies to his wife, sons, daughters and the entire Family Circle.
W.M.  D. Pitts
Sec.  D. Bradley

Desertmartin Knights of the Link and Chain R.B.P. 576
DERBY – The Officers and Sir Knights of the above preceptory deeply regret the passing of their esteemed member Sir Knight Alfred Derby and would like to extend their deepest sympathies to his wife, sons, daughters and the entire Family Circle.
W.M.  S. Fleming
Reg.  J. Purdy

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Death Announcements

John Stewart

STEWART – July 13, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, John (Jackie), 1 Manor Down, Magherafelt, formerly of Newtownstewart. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Georgie, dearest brother of Kathleen (Blackburn) and the late Tommy and Annie and also a much loved uncle and great-uncle. Funeral service was held in St. Swithin’s Parish Church, Magherafelt on Thursday, July 22, followed by cremation in Roselawn Crematorium. Donations in memory, if desired, for St. Swithin’s Parish Church Building Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Will be sadly missed by his Wife, Sister, Nephews, Nieces and the entire Family Circle. “The Lord is my Shepherd”.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgement for Daphne Evans

The family circle of the late Daphne Evans 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 especially like to thank Archdeacon Terry Scott for his pastoral care to Daphne over the years and for conducting the funeral service.  Thank you to all those who telephoned or sent cards of sympathy, gave donations in lieu of flowers, attended the funeral or helped in anyway.   Grateful thanks to Jordan Kennedy of Garvin’s Funeral Service for the dignified manner in which the funeral was carried out.

We trust this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our appreciation.

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