Category: Death Announcements

Death Announcements

Sarah Inglis

INGLIS (née Mawhinney) – February 14, 2021 (peacefully) at her home, 43 Davison Villas, Castledawson, Sarah Jemima (Mima), in her 96th year, dearly beloved wife of the late Stanley, much loved mother of Eileen and Alistair, also a loving grandmother and great-grandmother and dear sister of the late Johnny and May (Porter). Funeral service was held on Tuesday,  February 16 in Christ Church Castledawson,  followed by burial in the adjoining  churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Christ 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. “The Lord is my Shepherd”.

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Denise Reynolds

REYNOLDS (née Thompson) – February 13, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Denise, 4 Westland Road, Magherafelt, dearly beloved wife of the late Ivor, much loved mother of Alan and Jacqueline, dearest sister of Helen (Cameron), Maureen (Dales) and the late Harold and also a loving aunt. Funeral service was held in St. Swithin’s Parish Church on Thursday, February 18, followed by burial in Lecumpher Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Arthritis Research, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Will be ever so sadly missed by Alan, Jacqueline and the entire Family Circle. “At home with the Lord”.

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Arlene Slater

SLATER (née McNickle) – February 8, 2021 (suddenly) at her home, 3 Donnelly Park, Bendooragh, Ballymoney, Arlene, wife of Brian, much loved mother of Victoria and Michelle, dear mother-in-law of Simon and Joel, dear grandmother of Reuben, Jake and James, loving daughter of the late Knox and Mary and dearest sister of Helen (Esler), Valerie (Riddell), Alan, Dawn (McElhatten), Elizabeth (Mullan), Jacqueline (Lee) and the late Ronnie. Funeral service was held on Friday, February 12 in St. Swithin’s Parish Church, followed by burial in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie, 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 at home and abroad. “Beautiful memories, cherished forever”.

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Jason Coles

COLES – February 6, 2021 (suddenly) Jason, dearly loved son of William and Christina, 25 Tamlaghtduff Park, Bellaghy, much loved brother of Jonathan and his partner Laura; and Scott and his partner Eimear; special friend of Martina, loving uncle of Chloe, Kurtis, Shania, Cody, Emily and Cayden.  Funeral service and burial took place at Gracefield Parish graveyard on Thursday 11th February. Donations in memory, if desired, for Community Rescue Service, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his mother, father, brothers and the entire family circle.  “Peace, perfect peace”

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Samuel Nelson

NELSON – February 5, 2021 (peacefully) after a short illness at Brooklands Care Home, Samuel, dearly loved partner of Vivienne, 36 Highfield Road, Magherafelt, loving father of Samantha, Tracy, Elizabeth, Doreen and the late Gordon, loving father to Paul and dearest brother of Martha and the late Doris.  Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Wednesday, 10th February, followed by cremation at Roselawn Crematorium.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Brooklands Care Home Patients’ Comfort Fund and Macmillan Cancer Support, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Will be ever so sadly missed by his Partner Vivienne, Children and the entire Family Circle. “Come to me, … and I will give you rest” Matthew 11 v 28.

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Harry Gilmour

GILMOUR – February 4, 2021 (peacefully) at Fairfields Nursing Home, Cookstown, John Henry (Harry), dearly beloved husband of the late Margaret (Rita), 11 Derramore Park, Magherafelt, much loved father of John and Paul, dear father-in-law of Mary and Barbara, devoted grandfather of Louise, David, Laura and Richard, loving great-grandfather of Nathan, Connie and Henry and also a dear brother. Funeral service was held on Saturday, February 6 in Union Road Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in Castledawson Presbyterian  Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Union Road Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 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’s my Shepherd.”

GILMOUR – In loving memory of a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle from Samuel, Rhoda and Family. “Peace, perfect peace”

GILMOUR – In loving memory of Harry, a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle from Wesley, Jenny, Gillian, Adele, Kyle and Keith.  “Till we meet again”

GILMOUR – Precious memories of a much loved brother and uncle, Harry, called home 4th February 2021.  Will be dearly remembered by his sister Kathleen and family.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus”

GILMOUR – In loving memory of a much loved brother and uncle, Harry, called home 4th February 2021.  Will always be remembered by his sister Evelyn and family, Randalstown.  “Precious memories of times together”

GILMOUR – Cherished memories of Harry, will always be loved and remembered by brother Tommy, sister-in-law Doreen and their family. “Absent from the body, present with the Lord”

GILMOUR – In loving memory of Harry, a dear brother-in-law and uncle from Eileen, Mark, Jonathan and their families.  “At home with the Lord”

Magherafelt Apprentice Boys of Derry, Browning Club
GILMOUR – The Officers and Members of the above branch club would like to express their deepest sympathies to Bro. John Gilmour on the death of his father and Bro. Wesley Gilmour on the death of his brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family circle at this sad time.
Pres. – J. Artt
Sec. – R. Kennedy

Aughrim Rose of Derry L.O.L 711
GILMOUR – The Officers and Members of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member and P.M.  Bro. Harry and wish to extend their heartfelt sympathies to his sons, Bro. John and Paul and also to his brothers, Bro. Wesley, Bro. Tommy and Bro. Samuel and the entire family circle.
Sec. E. Montgomery

Calebs Royal Line R.B.P. 291, Magherafelt
GILMOUR – The Officers and Members of the above preceptory deeply regret the passing of Mr Harry Gilmour, father of Sir Knight John and brother of Sir Knight Sam and wish to convey their sympathies to them and the entire family circle.
Reg. J. Gilmour

Magherafelt Branch of the Royal Ulster Constabulary George Cross Association
GILMOUR – The Chairman and Members of the above association deeply regret the passing of their esteemed member Harry and wish to extend to his sons John and Paul their deepest sympathies on the sad loss of their father and also to the family circle their sincere condolences.
Chairman T. Chambers
Sec. J. Gibson

Magherafelt Local Voluntary Welfare Group
GILMOUR – The Chairman, Committee and Members of the above Group deeply regret the passing of their member Harry and wish to extend to his sons, John and Paul their deepest sympathies on the sad loss of their dear father and also to the family circle their sincere condolences.
Chairman E. Charles
Secretary A. Mangion

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May Hammond

HAMMOND – January 29, 2021, (peacefully) at Marina Care Home, Annie Mary (May), in her 101st year, late of 20 Killyfaddy Road, Magherafelt, dearly loved sister of the late Margaret, George and Eileen and also a dear aunt and great-aunt. Funeral service was held on Sunday, January 31 in Garvin’s Funeral Home, followed by burial in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for  First Magherafelt Presbyterian 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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Lexie McAllister

McALLISTER – January 28, 2021 (peacefully) at his home, 15 Victoria Street, Carrickfergus, Lexie, dearly loved fiancé of Stephanie, dear father to Jordan, much loved son of Uel and the late Yvonne, loving stepson of Ann, dearest brother of Neville and Stacy and also a dear uncle and brother-in-law.  Funeral service was held on Saturday, January 30 in Garvin’s Funeral Home, followed by burial in Woodschapel Parish Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie Nursing, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by his Fiancée, Father, Brother, Sister and entire Family Circle.  “Never forgotten”.

Salterstown Sons of Derry LOL 482
McALLISTER – The Officers and Members of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of Mr Lexie McAllister, son of their highly esteemed Worshipful Master, Bro. Uel McAllister and brother of Bro. Neville McAllister and extend their deepest sympathies to them and the entire Family Circle.
D.M. J. Bryson
Sec. J. Robinson

Ballyronan District LOL No 7
McALLISTER – The Officers and Members of the above district lodge deeply regret the passing of Mr Lexie McAllister, son of their highly esteemed Deputy District Master, Bro. Uel McAllister and extend their deepest sympathies to him and the entire Family Circle.
W.D.M. S. Wylie
Sec. I. Hardy

Magherafelt Apprentice Boys of Derry, Browning Club
McALLISTER – The Officers and Members of the above branch would like to express their deepest sympathies to Bro. Neville on the death on his brother Lexie.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family circle at this sad time.
Pres. J. Artt
Sec. R. Kennedy

Caleb’s Royal Line RBP 291 Magherafelt
McALLISTER – The Officers and Members of the above Preceptory deeply regret the passing of Mr Lexie McAllister, son of Sir Knight Uel McAllister and brother of Sir Knight Neville McAllister and wish also to extend to their family circle their deepest sympathies and sincere condolences on their sad loss.
W.M. R. Kennedy
Sec. J. Gilmour

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Robert McGuckin

McGuckin – January 27, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Robert, 10 Belagherty Road, Ballyronan, dearly loved husband of Eileen, much loved father of Bruce and Linda, dear father-in-law of Andrew, loving grandfather of Grace and Mark and dearest brother of Arthur, Doreen, Muriel, David and the late Stewart.  Funeral service was held on Friday, January 29 in Ballinderry Parish Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for MS Research, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.  “Peace, Perfect Peace”

Salterstown Sons of Derry LOL 482
McGUCKIN – The Officers and Members of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member, Bro. Robert McGuckin and extend their deepest sympathies to his wife Eileen, son Bruce, daughter Linda and the entire Family Circle.
W.M. U. McAllister
Sec. J. Robinson

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Kathleen Ramsey

RAMSEY (née Armstrong) – January 26, 2021 (peacefully) at home, 17 Aughagaskin Road, Magherafelt, Kathleen, dearly beloved wife of George, much loved mother of Roberta, Derek and Elaine, dear mother-in-law of William and Neil, loving granny of Nathan and Leon and dearest sister of Frank, Billy and Joanne.  Funeral service was held  on Friday, January 29 in Garvin’s Funeral Home, followed by burial in Calvary Free Presbyterian Church Graveyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Alzheimer’s Society, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by her Husband, Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “Absent from the body, present with the Lord”.  2 Corinthians 5 v 8

Magherafelt Apprentice Boys of Derry, Browning Club
RAMSEY – The Officers and Members of the above branch would like to express their deepest sympathies to Bro. George on the death of his wife and Bro. Derek on the death of his mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Family Circle at this sad time.
Pres. J. Artt
Sec. R. Kennedy

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