Category: Death Announcements

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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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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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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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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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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Sheila McPherson

McPHERSON (née Wright) – June 20, 2021 (peacefully) at the Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, Sheila, dearly beloved wife of Jim, 6 Lissadell Drive, Magherafelt, much loved mother of David, Julie and Ingrid, dear mother-in-law of Louise, Martin and Sean, loving grandmother of Ryan, Adam, Christopher, Daniel, Michael, Aaron, Joshua, Fraser and the late Jayne and dearest sister of Marina and Jacqueline. Funeral service was held on Wednesday, June 23, in St. Swithin’s Parish Church, Magherafelt followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Lovingly remembered by her Husband, Children and the entire Family Circle.

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Margaret Bailie

BAILIE (née Sutters) – June 16, 2021 (peacefully) at her home, 21 Parkmore Road, Magherafelt, Margaret, dearly beloved wife of Trevor, much loved mother of Simon and David, loving grandmother of Naomi and Christopher and dearest sister of Jean, May, John and the late William. Funeral service was held on Friday, June 18, in Garvin’s Funeral Home followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery. Lovingly remembered. “At home with the Lord”.

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Hugh Nicholl

NICHOLL – June 14, 2021 (peacefully) surrounded by his loving family, Hugh Raymond (Hughie), 136 Hillhead Road, Castledawson, dearly beloved husband of Dorothy and the late Margaret, much loved father of Raymond, father to Stevie and Rhonda, dear father-in-law of Tracey, loving and devoted grandfather of Ellie, Grace, Beth and Daniel and dearest brother of Mae (Beckett), Margaret (Pearson), Bobby and Joe. Funeral service was held on Thursday, June 17, in Castledawson Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie and Castledawson Presbyterian Church Missionary Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Forever loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle. “Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name, thou art mine” Isaiah 43 v 1.

NICHOLL – June 14, 2021, Hugh Raymond, dearly loved brother of Mae, Margaret, Bobby and Joe and loving uncle to his nephews and nieces. “With Christ which is far better. Until the day breaks and the shadows flee away”.

Bellaghy Temperance Masonic Lodge No.291
NICHOLL – The W.M., Wardens and Brethren of the above Lodge deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member, RW Bro. Hugh Nicholl and extend their deepest sympathy to his wife Dorothy and the entire family circle at this sad time.
W.M. J. Selfridge
Sec.  A. Cunningham

Bellaghy Scarlet Line R.B.P. 573
NICHOLL – The W.M., Officers and Members of the above Preceptory deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member, P.M. and lay Chaplin Sir Knight Hugh Nicholl and wish to express their sincere condolences his son Sir Knight Raymond Nicholl, wife Dorothy and the entire family circle.
W.M. C. Reid
Reg.  A. Dempsey

Apprentice Boys of Derry, Walker Club, Castledawson Branch
NICHOLL – The Officers and Members of the above Club deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member and Past President Hugh Nicholl and wish to convey their heartfelt sympathies to his son Bro. Raymond, wife Dorothy and the entire family circle.
President  A. Smyth
Sec., R.A. Cochrane

Aughrim Rose of Derry L.O.L. 711
NICHOLL – The Officers and Members of the above Lodge deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member and P.M. Hugh and wish to extend their heartfelt sympathies to his wife Dorothy, son Bro. Raymond and the entire family circle.
W.M. W. Gilmour
Sec.  E. Montgomery

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Wilbert Hogg

HOGG – June 12, 2021 (peacefully) at the Mid Ulster Hospital, Wilbert, 11 Maghadone Lane, Moneymore, dearly loved son of the late James and Violet, much loved brother of Eric and Eileen, dear brother-in-law of Mary and the late Lexie, loving uncle of Peter, James, Gavin, Erica, Melissa, Mark and Jonathan and also a dear great-uncle. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, June 15, in Saltersland Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Let the Bible Speak payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Lovingly remembered by his Brother, Sister and the entire Family Circle. “The Lord is my Shepherd”.

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Derek Curry

CURRY – June 6, 2021 (suddenly) at Antrim Area Hospital, after a short illness, Derek, dearly beloved husband of May, 55 Glenburn Park, Magherafelt, dearly loved father of Sharon, Caroline and David, dear father-in-law of Ross and Ryan, devoted grandfather of Ellie, Joe, Alexander, Carter and Meghan and dearest brother of Richard, Billy, Sue, Joe, Jennifer, Fred and the late Sammy. Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 9, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for Northern Ireland Hospice payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by the entire Family Circle.  “The Lord is my Shepherd”.

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