Category: Death Announcements

Death Announcements

Jack Bowman

BOWMAN – April 12, 2021 (peacefully) at his home, after a long illness courageously fought, Jack (aged 16), 15 Riverside South, Castledawson, darling and devoted son of Margaret and Charles, loving brother of Adam and Chloe, much loved grandson of Linda and Christy (Fleming) and also a much loved nephew and cousin. Funeral service was held in Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Thursday, 15 April, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Angel Wishes and the Children’s Cancer Ward (Royal Victoria Hospital) payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Always loved and ever so sadly missed by his Mummy, Daddy, Brother Adam, Sister Chloe and the Entire Family Circle. “Deep are the memories and precious they stay, no passing of time will take them away”.

Magherafelt High School
The staff, students and wider Magherafelt High School community are saddened to learn of the death of year 12 pupil Jack Bowman. We express our deepest sympathy to his mum and dad, sister Chloe and brother Adam.

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Christabel (Belle) Mawhinney

MAWHINNEY (née Arrell) – March 31, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Christabel (Belle), dearly loved wife of the late Raymond, 22 Moyola Avenue, Castledawson, much loved and devoted mother of Trevor, dear mother-in-law of Arlene, loving grandmother of Steven, Dean and Jordan and dearest sister of Dorothy, Willa, James, Robin, Ena, Margaret, Tommy and the late Mary, Muriel, John, Annie and Elizabeth.  Funeral service was held in Christchurch Parish Church, Castledawson on Saturday, April 3, followed by burial in Castledawson Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Macmillan Nursing, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by her Son, Daughter-in-law, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “The Lord is my Shepherd”.

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Samuel Joseph (Junior) Caskey

CASKEY – March 16, 2021 (peacefully), at Belfast City Hospital, Samuel Joseph, (Junior), much loved partner of Elizabeth, 21 Aughagaskin Road, Magherafelt, dear father of Jonathan, Philip and Gareth, dearest friend to Mark and Heather, special friend to Josh and loving brother of Tommy, Sylvia, Robin, Elizabeth, Errol, Alvin and Gary. Funeral was held from his home on Friday, 19 March, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, for Roughan Fishing Club Charity, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Lovingly remembered by his partner Elizabeth and the Entire Family Circle. “Peace, Perfect Peace”

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CASKEY – the Officers and Members of the above lodge would like to express their deepest sympathies to Bro. Jonathan on the death of his father Junior, Bro. Tommy on the death of his brother and Bro. Ewart on the death of his uncle. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Family Circle at this sad time.
W.M. P.Kerr
Sec. J. Artt

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Nellie Wilson

WILSON – called home, March 14, 2021 (peacefully) at her home, 60 Glenburn Park, Magherafelt, Nellie, dearly loved and devoted mother of Gary, Mandy, Mark, Peter and Sarah, dear mother-in-law of Evelyn and June and also a loving grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, 16 March, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, for Aughrim Gospel Hall Missionary Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Will always be loved and remembered by her Children and the entire Family Circle. “…thou shalt be missed, because thy seat will be empty” 1 Samuel 20 v 18.

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Amy Mulholland

MULHOLLAND (née Porter) – March 10, 2021 (peacefully) at Causeway Hospital, in her 96th year, Amy, dearly beloved wife of the late John, 34 Ballynahone Road, Maghera, loving and devoted mother of William, Valerie, Laura, Walker, Hazlett and the late Jackie, dear mother-in-law of Cynthia and the late Philip and a much loved grandmother of René, John, Stuart and Keith. Funeral Service and burial took place in Ballyscullion Parish Churchyard on Friday, March 12. Donations in memory, if desired, for Brooke Donkey Sanctuary, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Will always be loved and remembered by her Children and the entire Family Circle. “The Lord is my Shepherd”.

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William Speer

SPEER – Called home March 10, 2021, (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, William Alexander, latterly of Brooklands Care Home, Magherafelt and formerly of 6 Carncose Road, Moneymore, loving son of the late Joe and Martha, dearest brother of Anna (U.S.A.) and the late Eileen, Jimmy, Davy and Dorothy.  Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Friday, March 12, followed by burial in Lecumpher Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Brooklands Residents’ Comfort Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered.  “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints” Psalm 116 v 15

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Jim Gray

GRAY – March 9, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, in his 91st year, James Leonard (Jim), Auburn Drive, Magherafelt, dearly loved brother of Peggy, Isobel and the late William, Lily, Samuel, Susan and Harry and also a loving uncle.  Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Saturday, March 13, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt. Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.

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GRAY – The Officers and Members of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member, Bro. James (Jim) Gray and extend their deepest sympathies to his entire Family Circle.
W.M. R. Caldwell
Sec. T. McMullan

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Sandy Barnes

BARNES – March 6, 2021 (peacefully) at his home, 9 Sherbourne Park, Magherafelt, surrounded by his loving family, Isaac Alexander (Sandy), dearly beloved husband of Isobel, much loved and devoted father of Helen, John and Alastair, dear father-in-law of Richard and Heather, loving grandfather of Bronwyn, Matthew and Rebecca and dearest brother of William, Betty and the late Jean. Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, 9 March, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, for Cancer Research UK, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Will always be loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle. “Loves last gift, remembrance”.

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Daphne Evans

EVANS – March 6, 2021 (peacefully) at her home, 4 Killowen Drive, Magherafelt, Daphne, much loved sister of the late Norman, Mabel, Irene, Helen, David, Tommy and Winston and also a much loved aunt and great-aunt. Funeral service was held on Monday, March 8 in St. Swithin’s Parish Church, Magherafelt, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. 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. Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

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Billy Collins

COLLINS – March 2, 2021 (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Home, William John (Billy), late of Beechway, Cookstown, dearly loved husband of the late Olive, father of Sydney, Mervyn, Lorraine and Brian and also a dear brother of the late Gertie (Burnett). Funeral service was held on Sunday, March 7 in Brigh Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  “At Rest”

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COLLINS – The Officers and Members of the above lodge would like to express their deepest sympathies to Bro. Mervyn Collins P.M. on the death of his father Billy.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family circle at this sad time.
W.M.  P. Kerr
Sec.  J. Artt

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