Category: Death Announcements

Death Announcements

Margaret Bowman

BOWMAN (née Sturgeon) – January 23, 2021 (peacefully) at Magherafelt Manor Care Home, Margaret, in her 96th year, dearly beloved wife of the late Jack, much loved and devoted mother of Victor, Norman, Lorna, Mervyn, Doris, Maureen, Ivor, Kenny and the late Desmond, dear mother-in-law of Linda, Sally, Colin, Jacqueline, Frankie, Jeanette, Chris and the late Clark, a loving grandmother and great-grandmother and dearest sister of Eric and the late Jim and Jeannie.  Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 26, followed by burial in Curran  Presbyterian Churchyard. 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 Children and the entire Family Circle.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus”.

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Samuel (Sam) McCartney

McCARTNEY – Called home January 22, 2021 (peacefully), Samuel (Sam), 15 Cloverhill Road, Coagh, dearly loved and devoted husband of Sally, dearest brother of Sadie (Purvis), Robert, Anne (Farrell), Sandy, Hazel (Hyndman), Margaret (Brown) and Vera (Crawley) and also a dear brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral service was held on Monday, January 25 in Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard. 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.  Always loved and remembered his Wife, Brothers and Sisters and the entire Family Circle.  “Absent from the body, present with the Lord”. 2 Corinthians 5 v 8

Salterstown Sons of Derry LOL 482
McCARTNEY – The Officers and Members of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member, Bro. Sam McCartney and extend their deepest sympathies to his brothers, Bro. Robert and Bro. Sandy, his wife Sally and the entire Family Circle.
W.M. U. McAllister
Sec. J. Robinson

Death Announcements

Doreen Fulton

FULTON (née Hudson) – Called home (peacefully) January 19, 2021 at Antrim Area Hospital, Doreen, (in her 91st year) dearly beloved wife of Herbie, 69 Aughrim Road, Magherafelt, much loved mother of Mervyn, Gladys and the late Anna, dear mother-in-law of Florence, Ian and Trevor, loving grandmother of Lynn, Ian, Glenda, Annette, Diane, Claire, Melvin, Alice and David and also a dear great-grandmother.  Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Thursday, January 21, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Revival Movement Association payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by her Husband, Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “…the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord”.  Romans 6 v 23

Aughrim Rose of Derry L.O.L. 711
FULTON – The Officers and Members of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of Mrs Doreen Fulton, wife of their highly esteemed member Bro. Herbie, mother of Bro. Mervyn Fulton and mother-in-law of Bro. Trevor McNicholl and wish to convey their heartfelt sympathies to them, her daughter Gladys and the entire Family Circle.
W.M.  W. Gilmour
Sec. E. Montgomery

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Samuel Evans

EVANS – January 10, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Samuel (Da), dearly beloved husband of Kathleen, 42 Rockview Park, Moneymore. Much loved father of Jackie, Sharon, Wendy, Samantha, Lorna, Sammy and Glenda, a dear father-in-law and also a much loved grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. House and funeral strictly private due to government guidelines (25 people only).  Funeral service was held in St. John’s Parish Church, Moneymore,  followed by burial in First Moneymore Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Diabetes UK Research, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Lovingly remembered by his Wife, Children, Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, Brothers and Sisters and the Entire Family Circle.

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Isobel Church

CHURCH (née McCool) – January 9, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, in her 92nd year, Isobel, dearly beloved wife of the late Joey, 74 Queens Avenue, Magherafelt. Much loved mother of Ann, Geordie, Eleanor, Carol, David, Keith and the late Joey and Tommy, dear mother-in-law of Roberta, Dave, Cedric and Maureen, a dearly loved grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother and dear sister of the late Jim. House and funeral strictly private due to government guidelines (25 people only). Funeral service was held in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Church on Monday,  January 11, followed by burial in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for The Orange Orphan Society, The Salvation Army and The Royal British Legion, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Will always be loved and remembered by her Children, Grandchildren and the Entire Family Circle. “At home with the Lord”.

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Phyllis Booth

BOOTH (née Kirkpatrick) – January 9, 2021 (peacefully) at her home, 21 Beechland Road, Magherafelt, Phyllis, dearly beloved wife of the late Samuel, most loving and kind mother of Adrian, Evadne, Donna and Ashley, dear mother-in-law of Ursula, Tony, Stephen and Wilma, beloved granny of Jonathan, Amy, Zak, Kelvin, Richard, David, Kirsty, Heidi, Mollie, Hannah and Andrew and great-grandmother of Alby and Harvey, daughter of the late Vance and Elizabeth and dearest sister of Hengie (Dawson), Margaret (Jamison) and the late Alec, Vance and Annie (Hagan). Funeral service was held in St. Swithin’s Parish Church on Monday, January 11, followed by burial in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Agewell, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Lovingly remembered by the entire Booth and Kirkpatrick Family Circle. “Too good in life to be forgotten”.

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Heather Lennox

LENNOX (née Thompson) – January 4, 2021 (peacefully) at her son Peter’s home, 251 Hillhead Road, Castledawson, surrounded by her loving family, Heather, dearly beloved Wife of the late Edwin, much loved and devoted Mother of Peter and Mark, dear Mother-in-law of Heather, loving Grandma of Sam and Joel and dearest Sister of Wilson, Robert and David.  Funeral service was held in Christ Church, Castledawson on Thursday, January 7, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Castledawson Surgery and Macmillan Cancer Support, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be dearly loved and sorely missed by her Sons, Daughter-in-law, Grandsons and entire Family Circle.  “… to be with Christ, which is far better” Philippians 1 v 23

St. Andrew’s Parish Church, Killyman
LENNOX – The Select Vestry and Parishioners of the above Parish are devastated to learn of the death of Mrs Heather Lennox, mother of our highly esteemed Rector and Friend, Rev Mark Lennox.  We wish to convey our deepest sympathies and prayerful support to him, his brother Peter and the entire Family Circle at this time of great loss. Heather was loved by all and will be greatly missed.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus”

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Jack Weir

WEIR – Called home January 4, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Jack, dearly beloved husband of Roberta, 25 Toberhead Road, Magherafelt, much loved and devoted father of Dorinda, Elizabeth, Linda and Jacqueline, dear father-in-law of Derek, Thomas, Stephen and the late Jon, also a dearly loved grandfather and great-grandfather and dearest brother of Kathleen (Keatley), Audrey (McDonald), Lorna (Mawhinney) and the late Isobel, Mavis, Violet and Victor.  Funeral service was held in Magherafelt Baptist Church on Thursday,  January 7, followed by burial in Curran Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Baptist Missions, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by his Wife, Daughters and the Entire Family Circle.  “At home with the Lord”

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George Pollock

POLLOCK – (Ex R.U.C., G.C.) January 4, 2021 (peacefully) at his home, 3 Lissadell Drive, Magherafelt, George, dearly beloved and devoted husband of Betty, much loved father of Nigel, Jeanette and Carol, a dear father-in-law, much loved grandfather of Ryan, Jenny, Graeme, Leigh, Stuart, Lynsey, John, Robbie and David and also a loving great-grandfather.  Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Wednesday,  January 6, followed by burial in First Magherafelt Presbyterian 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 his Wife, Children and entire Family Circle.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus”.

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