Garvin's Funeral Service
Garvin's Funeral Service

Death Announcement

 

    David Bowman

BOWMAN – November 14, 2019 (peacefully) at Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, latterly of Cornfield Care Home, Limavady, David (ex R.U.C.), dearly beloved husband of the late Edith, loving father of Alan and Oscar, dear father-in-law of Nora, much loved Pappy of Alexandra, Aimee, Neil, Erin and Alastair and also a loving great-grandfather of Ernie and Freddie. Family and friends welcome at his son Alan’s home, 90 Desertmartin Road, Moneymore.   Funeral service in Alan’s home on Sunday, November 17 commencing at 1:45pm, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu, if desired, for Gideons International, 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. “Redeemed” 

 

BOWMAN – David, dearly beloved brother-in-law of Mildred and dear uncle of Paula, Harry and Families.  “At home with the Lord”

 

 

    Eleanor Morrow 

MORROW (Nee Hall) – November 9, 2019 (peacefully), in the U.S.A.  Eleanor, dearly loved wife of the late Dessie (formerly of Tobermore), loving mother of Doreen and the late Debbie and a dear sister-in-law of Roy, Wilson and the late George and Ronald.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle in the U.S.A. and Castledawson, Tobermore and Ballymena. “Safe in the arms of Jesus”

 

 

    Stewart Gibson

GIBSON – November 7, 2019 (peacefully) at his home, 24 Drumconvis Road, Coagh, Stewart, dearly beloved husband of the late Betty, much loved father of Lynn, Evans, John and the late Alison and Edward, dear father-in-law of William, Janice, Patricia and Wendy, loving grandfather of Sharon, William, Samantha, Stewart, Emma, Jack, Ellie and Marlene, also a loving great-grandfather and dearest brother of Ronnie, Eunice, Arthur and the late Bryson.  House private.  Funeral from his home on Saturday, November 9 at 2:00pm, for service in St. Luke’s Parish Church, Tamlaght, Coagh at 3:00pm approx., followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu, if desired, for Parkinson’s Research UK, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.

 

 

   Stanley Cousley

COUSLEY – November 2, 2019, (peacefully) at his home, 2A Rockbrook Road, Magherafelt, Stanley Ernest, dearly beloved husband of Florence, loving and devoted father of John, David and Linda (Flanagan), dear father-in-law of Gloria, Amanda and Andrew, much loved grandfather of Mark, Stephen, James, Victoria, Samuel, Becky and Hannah and dearest brother of Victor, Raymond, Doris, Desmond, Sheila and the late Arnold and Jack. Funeral service was held in Saltersland Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, November 5, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Saltersland Presbyterian Church Property and Repair Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.  “At home with the Lord”

 

 

   Thomas Hueston

HUESTON – October 27, 2019, (peacefully) at his home, Morrison Park, Portrush, Thomas, much loved son of the late George and Mary Elizabeth, loving brother of Alex and the late Sadie and Billy and also a dear uncle and great uncle.  Funeral service was held  in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, October 30, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.  “At home with the Lord”

 

 

    Olive Jeffers

JEFFERS (nee Crooks) – October 18, 2019 (suddenly) at Antrim Area Hospital, Olive, dearly loved wife of the late John, 25 Killymuck Road, Coagh, Cookstown, dearly loved and devoted mother of Alan, Ivan, Brian, Stephen and the late Trevor, dear mother-in-law of Kathryn, Kelly and Arlene, also a loving grandmother and dearest sister of Vera, Joyce and the late James, John and Eileen.  Funeral service was held in Magherafelt Baptist Church on Sunday, October 20, followed by burial in Ballinderry Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “Absent from the body, present with the Lord”  2 Corinthians 5 v 8

 

 

    William Ferson

FERSON – October 18, 2019 (peacefully) at the Macmillan Unit, Antrim Hospital, William Andrew, 1 Ballygrooby Cottages, Moneymore, dearly loved son of the late Andrew and Mary, much loved brother of Harry, Sammy, Barbara (Harvey), Kenny, Diane (Anderson) and the late Jean, Trevor and Alan, dear brother-in-law of Emily, Geraldine, Ian, Cyril and Avril and also a loving uncle and great-uncle. Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Sunday, October 20, followed by burial in Saltersland Presbyterian Churchyard. Lovingly remembered by his Brothers, Sisters and the entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Margaret Greer

GREER (née Arrell) – October 16, 2019 (suddenly) at Antrim Area Hospital, Margaret Elizabeth, 4 Boyne Row, Castledawson, dearly loved wife of the late Robert, much loved mother of Robert, Arlene, Eileen, Alison and Barbara, dear mother-in-law of Yvonne, Edmund, John, Derek and David, loving grandmother of Andrew, Lauren, Richard, Roberta, Stephen, Alison, Christine, Catherine, Carly, Claire, Emma, Jessica and Alexander and dearest sister of Jackie, Scott and the late Vickie.  Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church at Friday, October 18, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Presbyterian Children’s Society, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c).  Always loved and remembered by her Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “Peace, perfect peace”

 

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GREER – The W.M., Officers and Brethren of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of Mrs Margaret Greer, sister of Bro. Scott Arrell and extend their deepest sympathy to him and the Family Circle.

W.M.  I. Glendinning

Sec. R. Finlay

 

 

   Florence (Flo) Gamble

GAMBLE (née Hamilton) – October 13, 2019 (peacefully) at her home, 46 Quarry Road, Knockloughrim, Florence (Flo), dearly loved wife of the late David, loved and devoted mother of Aileen, Nigel, Aaron, Denise and the late Linda, dear mother-in-law of Donna, Adrian, Christopher and the late Fergal, loving grandmother of David, Stephanie, Julie, Gail, Declan, Rory and Tyler and dearest great-grandmother of Adam.  Funeral service was held in Termoneeny Parish Church, Knockloughrim on Tuesday, October 15, followed by burial in the adjoining Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Alzheimer’s Research UK, 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. “At rest”

 

 

    Aimee Brady

BRADY – October 9, 2019 (peacefully) at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, surrounded by her loving family, Aimee, aged 11 years old, darling daughter of Valerie and Stephen, 17 Tulach Way, Magherafelt, dearly loved sister of Taylor, much loved grand-daughter of Karen (Fonsela) and Joey and Jean (Hawthorne) and dearest niece of Joanne and Helen.  Funeral service was held in St. Swithin’s Parish Church, Magherafelt on Sunday, October 13, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, for Children’s Heartbeat Trust NI, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “The tears in our eyes we wipe away, the pain in our hearts will always stay.”  Will always be loved and remembered by her Mummy, Daddy, Brother, Grandparents, Cookie and the entire Family Circle.

 

BRADY – The Governors, Staff, Parents and Pupils of Spires IPS deeply regret the death of their treasured pupil Aimee and extend their deepest sympathy to Valerie, Stephen and Taylor.

 

 

    Ben Watterson

WATTERSON – October 7, 2019 (peacefully) at his daughter Amanda’s home, 148A Moneymore Road, Magherafelt, William John Benjamin (Ben), loving husband of Maureen, 27 Highfield Road, Magherafelt, dearly loved and devoted father of Amanda, dear father-in-law of Darren, much loved grandfather of Aaron Benjamin and Ryan Arthur and dearest brother of Eddie, Eric, Phyllis, Hilary, Linda and the late Desmond and Jean. Funeral service was held in Gracefield Parish Church on Wednesday, October 9, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c).  Will always be loved and remembered by his Wife, Daughter, Son-in-law, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “As for God, His way is perfect”  Psalm 18 v 30

 

 

    William John Kyle

KYLE – October 6, 2019 (peacefully) at the Mid-Ulster Hospital, Magherafelt, William John, 8 Rock Villas, Knockloughrim, loving and devoted husband of Joyce, dearest brother of Annie, David, Mary and the late George and also a dear uncle and great uncle.  A private funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 8, followed by burial in Knockloughrim Presbyterian 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.  Lovingly remembered by his wife and the entire Family Circle. “Safe in the arms of Jesus”

 

 

    Sinclair Phillips

PHILLIPS – September 29, 2019 (suddenly) at his home, 29 Duntibryan Road, Draperstown.  Sinclair, dearly loved husband of Elma, much loved father of Lynnette, Claire and Crawford, dear father-in-law of Robert, Philip and Sheree, loving grandfather of Luke, Grace, Kyle and Lucy and dearest brother of Margaret, Kathleen and Will. Funeral service was held in Tobermore Baptist Church on Thursday, October 3, followed by burial in Kilcronaghan Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Always loved and remembered by his Wife, Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  "Thou shalt be missed because thy seat will be empty"  1 Samuel 20 v 18.

 

 

    Sylvia McQuitty

McQUITTY (née Baxter) – September 27, 2019 (peacefully) at her home, 6a Sandy Braes, Magherafelt, (formerly of Breda Road, Newtownbreda, Belfast) Sylvia much loved wife of the late James, dearly loved mother of Ian and the late Brian, dear mother-in-law of Briege and loving grandmother of Adam and Mark.  Funeral service was held on Monday, September 30 in Magherafelt Methodist Church, 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.  Will always be loved and remembered by her Son, Daughter-in-law, Grandsons and the entire Family Circle.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus”

 

 

    Graham Warner

WARNER – September 22, 2019 (suddenly) Conway Graham Martin (Graham), Terrydremond, Limavady, dearly loved son of the late Ray and Eileen, much loved brother of Peter and Adrian, dear brother-in-law of Sandra and Maureen, loving uncle of Lois, Andrew, Sarah and Karl and great-uncle of Poppylou, Laurna, Luke and Christian. A private service followed by cremation was held in Roselawn Crematorium on Friday, September 27.  Donations in memory, if desired, for World Wildlife Fund (WWF) payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be lovingly remembered by his entire family circle.

 

 

    Daisy Henderson 

HENDERSON (née Ewing) – September 22, 2019, called home (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Daisy, dearly loved wife of Bertie, 7 Fairlea Close, Moneymore (formerly of Tobermore), much loved mother of James, Ingrid, Bertie and Marcella, dear mother-in-law of Sheila, Philip, Sharon and Arnie and also a loving grandmother and dearest sister of Gerry, Jean (Evans) and Eddie.  Funeral service was held in her home on Wednesday, September 25, followed by burial in Castledawson Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Parkinson’s UK, 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. “For I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day” 2 Timothy 1 v 12. 

 

 

    Matthew (Matt) Peoples

PEOPLES – September 21, 2019 (peacefully) at Weavers Care Home, Cookstown, Matthew (Matt), dearly loved husband of Mary, 11 Westland Drive, Magherafelt, much loved father of Kirk and Clint, dear father-in-law of Stephanie, loving grandfather of Courtney, Morgan and Harvey and dearest brother of Noreen and the late Wilson, Ruthie, Etta and Edith. Funeral service was held in St. Swithin’s Parish Church, Magherafelt on Monday, September 23, 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 his Wife, Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle. “At rest”

 

 

    Elizabeth (Betty) Watterson

WATTERSON (née Lorimer) – September 18, 2019 (peacefully) at her home, 40 Mulderg Road, Magherafelt, Elizabeth (Betty), dearly loved wife of the late Kenny, much loved and devoted mother of Elizabeth, William and Sandra, dear mother-in-law of Harry, Jacqueline and Geoffrey, loving grandmother of Andrew, Arlene, James, Catherine, Mark, Stephen, Hannah, David, Clare and Grace and dearest great-grandmother of Annabelle, Charlotte, David and Jacob. Funeral service was held in Woodschapel Parish Church on Saturday, September 21, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Woodschapel Building Fund and RSPCA, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be ever so sadly missed by her Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus"                                            

  

Woods Bowling Club

WATTERSON – The members of the above Club offer their deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers on the passing of Mrs Elizabeth (Betty) Watterson, mother of their club Captain William and grandmother of their club members Mark, Steven and Hannah.

Adrian Bradley – Vice Captain

Roy Patterson – Secretary

 

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WATTERSON – The Worshipful Master, Officers and Brethren of the above Lodge, deeply regret the passing of Mrs Elizabeth (Betty) Watterson, mother of Bro. William and grandmother of Bros. Mark and Stephen (Deputy Master), she was very faithful to the lodge.

Alan Derby – W.M.

Roy Patterson – Sec.

 

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The Worshipful Master, Deputy Master and Sir Knights of the above Preceptory, deeply regret the passing of Mrs Elizabeth (Betty) Watterson, mother of Sir Knight William Watterson (PM) and grandmother of Sir Knights Mark and Stephen.  Betty was a long standing supporter of the Preceptory, who amongst other things, provided food and refreshments as and when required.  She will be sadly missed by the family, the wider family circle and our Preceptory.

George Richardson – WM

Ivan Hardy - Registrar

 

 

    Osie McGrath

McGrath – September 17, 2019 (peacefully) at Brooklands Care Home, Magherafelt, Osmond (Osie), dearly loved husband of Anne, 8 McCooles Road, Toberhead, Castledawson, much loved father of Karen and Jude, dear father-in-law of Chris and Ian, loving grandfather of Adam, Andrew, Thomas and Tia and dearest brother of Alan, Vivienne, Grace, Yvonne, Pauline and the late Cissie and Ernie.  Funeral service was held in St. Swithin’s Parish Church, Magherafelt on Thursday, September 19, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for St. Swithin’s Parish Church Building Fund and Macmillan Cancer Support, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by his Wife, Children and the entire Family Circle.  “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”  2 Timothy 4 v 7

 

 

    William Pickering

PICKERING – September 14, 2019 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, William Andrew, dearly beloved husband of Grace, 30 Davison Villas, Castledawson, much loved father of Sharon and Mark, dear father-in-law of Darryl and Denise, loving grandfather of Adam and Aaron and dearest brother of Margaret. Funeral service was held in Aughrim Gospel Hall on Wednesday, September 18, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for missionary work, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c). Will always be loved and remembered by his Wife and Children. “Redeemed with the precious blood of Christ” 1 Peter 1 v 19.

 

 

    Emma Mullan

MULLAN (née Nesbitt) – September 11, 2019, (peacefully) at Brooklands Care Home, Magherafelt, Emma Patricia, dearly loved wife of the late William (Billy), 78 Main Street, Coagh, much loved mother of Elizabeth and Hazel, dear mother-in-law of Alastair, loving grandmother of William and Kate and dearest sister of Greta (Savage).  Funeral service was held in Coagh Presbyterian Church on Friday, September 13, followed by burial in the adjoining 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.  Will always be loved and missed by her Daughters and the entire Family Circle.  “The Lord is my Shepherd.” 

 

 

    Baby Kayleigh Stewart

STEWART – September 3, 2019, Kayleigh, darling infant daughter of Connor and Roberta, 7 Derganagh Road, Knockloughrim, dearly loved granddaughter of Carson and the late Arlene and Teresa.  Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Saturday, September 7, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Antrim Hospital, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “Behind our smiles there lies a tear, for a baby we lost and love so dear, our hearts still ache as we whisper low, God bless you Kayleigh, we love you so.”

 

 

    Eileen Donaghy

DONAGHY (née Speer) – August 12, 2019 (peacefully) at Magherafelt Manor Care Home, Eileen, dearly loved wife of the late Joe, formerly of Leckagh Drive, Magherafelt, much loved mother of Kenny, John, David, Sylvia, Doreen and the late Hugh, also a loving mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother and dearest sister of Robert, Johnny, Doreen, Evelyn, William, Edmund, Albert and Sam. Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 14, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for Magherafelt Manor Care Home Residents’ Comfort Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by her Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

 

 

    Rosemary Glendinning

GLENDINNING (née Pepper) – August 5, 2019, (peacefully) at Magherafelt Manor Care Home, Rosemary, dearly beloved wife of David, 7 Westland Drive, Magherafelt, much loved mother of Diane, Julie and Richard, dear mother-in-law of Cheryl, devoted granny of Alan, Abi, Jack and Oscar and also dearest sister of Tommy, Vena, Sadie, Elizabeth, Gladys, Eileen and the late Sam, Albert and Margaret.   Funeral  service was held in St. Swithin’s Parish Church, Magherafelt on Thursday, August 8, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.   Donations in memory, if desired, for Alzheimer’s Society, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c).  Will always be loved and remembered by her Husband, Children and the entire Family Circle.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus”

 

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GLENDINNING - The W.M., Officers and Brethren of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of Mrs Rosemary Glendinning, wife of Bro. David Glendinning and Aunt of W.M. Bro. Isaac Glendinning and Bro. Nigel Glendinning and extend their deepest sympathy to them and the Family Circle.

D.M. Bro. P. Kerr

Sec. Bro. R. Finlay

 


    Annie Lennox

LENNOX (née Wilson) – August 4, 2019 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Annie, dearly loved wife of the late Thomas, 27 Ballymulligan Road, Magherafelt, much loved mother of Thomas, William, Florence, Yvonne and Edward and also a loving mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 7, followed by burial in Saltersland Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Northern Ireland Children's Hospice, 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.

 

 

    Robert (Bob) Dawson

DAWSON – August 4, 2019 (suddenly) at Antrim Area Hospital, Robert (Bob), 33 Curran Road, Castledawson, beloved son of the late Robert and Elizabeth, dear brother of Arthur and the late Lillian (Lily), much loved uncle of Bobby, Betty and the late Phyllis, also dearest great uncle of Gail, Karen, Joanne, Shane, Tracey and Daniel. Funeral service was held in Christ Church, Castledawson on Tuesday, August 6, 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.  “At Rest”

 

 

    Alexander (Sandy) Lennox

LENNOX – July 22, 2019 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Alexander (Sandy), 15 Woodvale Road, Moneymore.  Dearly beloved husband of Doreen, loving father of Colin, Hazel, Cecil, Karen and Heather, dear father-in-law of Yvonne, David, Rhonda, Richard and Frankie and a loving grandfather of Nicole, Lee, Chloe, Mark, Claire, Kirsty, Leanne, Paul, Samantha, Nathan, Ian, Emma, Sara, Matthew and Aaron, dearest great-grandfather of Daniel, Hannah, Holly, Bella, Lucas and Sienna and loving brother of the late Roberta.  Funeral service was held in Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Thursday, July 25, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for The Free Presbyterian Church Mission Board, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.   “Absent from the body, present with the Lord.”  2 Corinthians 5 v 8

 

LENNOX – The Minister, Session, Committee and Congregation of Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, are deeply saddened by the passing of their highly esteemed senior Elder, Sandy and wish to extend their heartfelt sympathy and prayerful support to his wife Doreen, Sons Colin and Cecil, Daughters Hazel, Karen and Heather and the entire Family Circle at this sad time.  “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.” Psalm 116 v 15.

Minister, Rev Ryan McKee

Clerk of Session, Mr Barry Stewart

 

 

    Anna Barclay

BARCLAY (née Dempsey) – July 18, 2019 (peacefully) at her home, Anna, dearly beloved wife of Jackie, 9 Durnascallion Lane, Desertmartin, much loved mother of Trevor, Barbara, Pauline, Hazel, Joanne and John, dear mother-in-law of Irene, Ian, David, Norman, Julie and the late Alan and also a loving grandmother and dearest sister of Jim, Joey, Olive, Mervyn, Doreen and the late Tommy.  Funeral service in Lecumpher Presbyterian Church, Sunday, July 21 at 3:00pm, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu, if desired, for Lecumpher Presbyterian Church Building Fund and Marie Curie Nursing, 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.  “Absent from the body, present with the Lord.” 

2 Corinthians 5 v 8

 

BARCLAY – Anna, July 18, 2019.  With deepest sympathy to my brother Jackie and family from Freddie, Annette & Family.  Comber, Ballygowan & Messina - Sicily (Italy).  “I thank my God upon every remembrance of you” Philippians Ch1 v 3

 

BARCLAY – Anna, July 18, 2019.  Precious Memories of our Dear Sister-in-law Anna, from Joyce, Etta and their Families at home & abroad.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus”

 

 

    James A. Sharpe

SHARPE – June 30, 2019 (peacefully) in Windsor, England.  James A., R.I.P (aged 83 years), much loved son of the late Jim and Gladys, dearest brother of Margaret and the late Jackie, dear father of Stephanie and the late Alan and grandfather of Siobhan and Patrick.  Requiem Mass was held in St. Mark’s Church, Windsor on Thursday, July 18.  Burial took place in St. Swithin’s Parish Churchyard, Magherafelt on Wednesday, July 24.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle and his Friends.  "On his soul Sweet Jesus have mercy."

                                    

 

    John (Jack) McKee

McKEE – July 9, 2019 (suddenly) at Antrim Area Hospital, John Dawson (Jack), in his 96th year, 8 Rocktown Lane, Knockloughrim, dearly loved husband of the late Dorothy, much loved father of Ivor, dear father-in-law of Mary, loving grandfather of Janet, Sarah, Lynn, Georgie, John and Adam.  Funeral service was held in Termoneeny Parish Church, Knockloughrim on Thursday, 11th July, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Termoneeny Parish Church Building Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by his Son, Daughter-in-law, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

 

 

    Ollie Higgins

HIGGINS – July 6, 2019 (peacefully) at the Royal Victoria Hospital for Sick Children, surrounded by his loving family, Ollie James, aged 4 years, darling precious son of James and Chantel, special and adored brother of Lucy, dearly loved grandson of Oliver and Mandy (Higgins) and Richard and Sandra (Randlesome) and also dearest nephew of Rebecca and Corrina.  Funeral service was held in St. Swithin’s Parish Church, Magherafelt on Tuesday, July 9, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Angel Wishes, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Will always be loved and missed by his Mummy, Daddy, Sister and the entire Family Circle.  “A little flower just lent not given, born on earth to bloom in Heaven”.

 

 

    Edith Berryman

BERRYMAN (née McCartney) – June 29, 2019 (peacefully) at Magherafelt Manor Care Home, Edith Elizabeth (Edie), formerly of 117 Ballinderry Bridge Road, Coagh, Cookstown, dearly loved wife of the late Fred, much loved mother of George, Wilfred and Tommy, dear mother-in-law of Linda, much loved grandmother of Joy, Anne, Leah and Katy, great-grandmother of Brandon and dearest sister of Billy and the late Tom, Bob and May.  Funeral service was held in St. John’s Parish Church, Ballinderry on Saturday, July 6 followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Alzheimer’s Research UK, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle. 

 

 

    Dr. Mervyn Hawe F.R.C.S. (Ed)

HAWE – June 29, 2019 (peacefully) at his home, “The Street”, 65 Tobermore Road, Drumrainey, Magherafelt, Mervyn J.G., F.R.C.S. (Ed), dearly beloved husband of Maureen, loving father of Caroline, Simon and Timothy, dear father in-law of David, Kathleen and Bec and a devoted grandfather of Emma, Alex, Joshua, Lewis, Lachlan, Ciára, Izzy and Jonah.  A Service of Thanksgiving for Mervyn’s life was held in Union Road Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Monday, July 1, preceded by a private burial in First Presbyterian Churchyard, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Health and Hope UK, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  His love of Jesus, unparalleled vigour, zest for life and spirit of adventure will always be an inspiration for generations of our grateful Family and Friends. “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of the messenger who brings good news, the good news of peace and salvation, the news that the God of Israel reigns.” Isaiah 52 v 7. 

 

HAWE – The Kirk Session, Committee and Congregation of Union Road Presbyterian Church are deeply saddened by the passing of their esteemed Elder and Friend, Mervyn and extend their heartfelt sympathies, thoughts and prayers to his wife Maureen and the entire Family Circle.  “Absent from the body and present with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5 v 8

Minister Rev David Leach

 

 

    Jim Milliken

MILLIKEN – June 24, 2019 (peacefully) at his home, 141 Leckagh Drive, Magherafelt, William James (Jim), dearly loved husband of Dolly, much loved father of Liz and Catherine, dear father-in-law of Paul and Mark and a loving grandfather of Lisa, Nicole and Caitlin.  Funeral service was held in his home on Wednesday, June 26, followed by burial in St. Swithin’s Parish Churchyard.  Lovingly remembered by his Wife, Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Anna Bradley

BRADLEY (née Kelly) – June 16, 2019 (suddenly) at Antrim Area Hospital, Anna, dearly loved wife of the late William (Neill) and latterly the late David, 30 Quarry Road, Knockloughrim, much loved mother of Anna and Jeanene, dear mother-in-law of Willie, loving grandmother of David and dearest sister of the late Ruth and John. Funeral service was held in Knockloughrim Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, June 18, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Knockloughrim Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 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.

 

 

   Venerable Samuel Simpson

SIMPSON – June 12, 2019 (peacefully), at the Causeway hospital.  The Venerable Samuel, 53 Magheramenagh Drive, Portrush, dearly beloved husband of the late Myrtle, loving father of Peter, dear father in-law of Sharon, much loved grandfather of Jade and her husband Warren, Benjamin and Scott and dearest great-grandfather of Scarlett and Poppy.         Funeral service was held in St. Paul’s Parish Church, Garvagh on Saturday, June 15, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for St. Paul’s Parish Church Building Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by his family.

 

 

    Mandy Evans

EVANS (née Watters) – June 8, 2019 (peacefully) at The Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital, Esther Amanda (Mandy), dearly loved partner of Clifford, 9 Rock Villas, Knockloughrim, much loved mother of Alanna and Angeline, dear mother-in-law of Alastair and Jamie, loving grandmother of Jake and dearest sister of Michelle and the late Diane.  Funeral service was held in Knockloughrim Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, June 11, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for The Macmillan Unit, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by her Family and many Friends.  “Peace, perfect peace”

 

EVANS (née Watters) – June 8, 2019, (peacefully) at The Macmillan Unit, Antrim Hospital, Amanda, precious sister of Michelle and her husband Wesley and loving aunt of David and his wife Petrice, Bryan and Steven.  “Peace is yours, Memories ours”

 

EVANS (née Watters) – June 8, 2019, (peacefully) at The Macmillan Unit, Antrim, Mandy, precious darling friend of Jacqui, Trevor and their family.  Will be ever so sadly missed by the Family Circle.  “At Peace”

 

    

    Sarah (Sadie) Marks

MARKS (née Scott) – June 7, 2019 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Sarah (Sadie), formerly of 19 Parkmore Heights, Magherafelt. Dear wife of the late Edward, much loved and devoted mother of Ernest and Irene, loving mother-in-law of Morelle and Billy, dearly loved grandmother of Richard and his wife Diane, Janice and her partner Gary, Gregory and his partner Izzie, Adrian and his wife Amy and the late Andrea, dearest great-grandmother of Chloe, Sophie, Luke, Lily-May, Freddie, Tom and the late Charlie and also a loving sister of Catherine, Lillian, John, William, Louise, Edward and the late Jim. Funeral service was held in First Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Monday, June 10, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for the NeoNatal Unit, Antrim and Spina Bifida UK, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c).  Will always be loved and remembered by her Family and Friends.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus”

 

MARKS – June 7, 2019, Sarah, passed away peacefully at Antrim Area Hospital.  Dearly loved sister of Catherine, Lillian, John, William, Louise, Edward and the late Jim.  Loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle at home and abroad.  “At Rest”

 

Mid Ulster Vintage Vehicles Club Ltd

MARKS – The members of the above club offer our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers on the passing of Mrs Sadie Marks, mother of our member Mr Ernest Marks and relative of the Scott family.

G. Bryson - Chairman

G. Boreland - Secretary

 

 

    Alva McMenemy

McMENEMY (née Brown) – June 3, 2019, (suddenly) at her home, 9 Swallowfield, Portadown.  Alva, dearly loved partner of Noel, loving mother of Melvin and David, much loved daughter of Victor and the late Iris and dearest sister of Arnold and his wife Janice. Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Thursday, June 6, followed by burial in Castledawson Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Breast Cancer Research UK payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c).  Will always be loved and sadly missed by her partner Noel, Sons Melvin and David and the entire Family Circle.  “Peace Perfect Peace”

 

 

    Phyllis Kennedy 

KENNEDY (nee Dawson) - May 31, 2019, the death has occurred in New Zealand of Phyllis, wife of the late John and daughter of Arthur (Castledawson) and the late Elizabeth, a much loved sister of Betty and Bobby and dear mother of Shane, Tracey and Daniel, also special Nana to Matthew, Hayden and Corey and beloved aunt to Gail, Karen and Joanne.  Deeply regretted by the entire family circle. "For ye were not redeemed with corruptible things as silver and gold but with the precious blood of Christ." 1 Peter 1:18,19

 

 

    Jim Faulkner

FAULKNER – May 29, 2019 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Matthew James (Jim), dearly loved husband of the late Sadie, 50 Brown Drive, Maghera, loving father of Paul, dear father-in-law of Ann-Marie, dearest grandfather of Zara and Nathan and also a devoted brother of Molly and Robert.  Funeral service was held in his home on Saturday, June 1, followed by burial in St. Lurach’s Parish Churchyard, Maghera.  Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Ruth Evans

EVANS (née Kelly) – May 28, 2019, (peacefully) at her home, 1 Rock Villas, Knockloughrim.  Ruth, dearly loved wife of the late Bill, loving and devoted mother of William, Alan, Jonathan and Angela, also a loving grandmother and dearest sister of Anna.  House strictly private.  Funeral service was held in Knockloughrim Presbyterian Church on Friday, May 31, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Always loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Calvin Parke (Dripps)

PARKE – May 14, 2019 (suddenly) as the result of a tragic road traffic accident, Calvin, dearly loved and devoted son of Dianne and Joe, 6 Sherbourne Park, Magherafelt, loving brother of Rheigan, Katie, Mason and Jay, dearest grandson of Marion and Ivor (Parke), much loved nephew of Jason and Karen, Joanne and Jason and special cousin of Brad and Ethan.  A celebration of Calvin’s life was held in his home on Saturday, May 18, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Minding your Head, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “An angel lived among us, a gift from God above.  He showered us with kindness and shared with us his love.”

 

PARKE – The Management, Staff and Employees of Super Seal Window Systems Ltd., deeply regret the passing of Calvin, their esteemed colleague and friend and tender to his Mother Dianne and the entire Family Circle their heartfelt sympathy at this sad time.

 

 

    Sarah (Cecile) Lennox

LENNOX (née Shiels) – May 14, 2019 (peacefully) at Brooklands Care Home, Magherafelt, Sarah Jane (Cecile), dearly loved wife of the late Eccles, 6 Annaghmore Road, Castledawson, much loved mother of Denver, Nigel, Mark and the late Richard, dear mother-in-law of Catherine, Sharon and Pauline and also a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother.  Funeral service was held in Christ Church, Castledawson on Thursday, May 16, 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.  Will be sadly missed by all her Family and many Friends.  “The Lord is my Shepherd.”  Psalm 23 v 1

 

 

    Robert (Bobby) Paul

PAUL – May 11, 2019, (peacefully) at Marina Care Home, Ballyronan, Robert (Bobby) in his 98th year, dearly loved husband of Tillie, 20 Main Street, Desertmartin, much loved father of Sharon and Tracy, dear father-in-law of Ronald and Richard and also a loving grandfather of Claire, Jonathan, Mark, Zoe, John, Paul, Sam and Ruth.  Funeral service was held in Lecumpher Presbyterian Church on Monday, May 13, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Lecumpher Presbyterian Church Building Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c). Will always be loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle.  “The Lord is my Shepherd.”  Psalm 23 v 1

 

Desertmartin R.B.P. 576

PAUL - The W.M., Officers and Sir Knights of the above Preceptory, deeply regret the death of their esteemed member, Sir Knight Robert (Bobby) Paul and extend their deepest sympathy to his wife Tillie and the entire Family Circle.

W.M., Stephen Fleming

Reg., John Purdy

 

Cranny Heroes L.O.L. 1015

PAUL – The W.M., Officers and Brethren of the above Lodge, deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed Senior and Honourable Member, Bro. Robert (Bobby) Paul and extend their deepest sympathy to his wife Tillie and the entire Family Circle.

W.M. Bro. Robert James Smyth

Sec. Bro. Gareth Campbell

 

 

    David Brown

BROWN – May 10, 2019 (suddenly), David, 6 Fern Close, Magherafelt, dearly loved husband of Geraldine, loving and devoted father of Laura, Emma and Andrew, dear father-in-law of Ryan, Ryan and Rachel, loving grandfather of Carly, Alfie, Freya, Jude, Jaxon and Emmie, much loved son of Wendy and the late Dermot and dearest brother of Derek, Michelle and the late Stephen.  Funeral service was held in Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Tuesday, May 14, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Air Ambulance NI and NI Chest, Heart & Stroke, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Deeply regretted by the entire Family Circle. “At home with the Lord.”  

“Per Mare, Per Terram.”

 

BROWN - May 10, 2019, (suddenly) David, 6 Fern Close Magherafelt, dearly loved grandson of the late Robert and Rita Riches, much loved nephew of Michael, Seymour, Margaret, Yvonne, Lorraine, Garry Maureen, Mandy and the late Derek.  Will be deeply missed. “As for God, his way is perfect” 2 Samuel 22 v 31

 

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service, Magherafelt Station

BROWN - The Officers and Firefighters of the above Fire Station deeply regret the sudden passing of their highly esteemed colleague and Crew Commander, David Brown.  At this sad time, we wish to convey our sincerest sympathies to his Wife Geraldine, Children Laura, Emma and Andrew, his Mother Wendy and the entire Family Circle.

Watch Commander – R. Caskey

 

Maghera Fire Station

BROWN – The Officers and Firefighters of Maghera Fire Station regret to learn of the sudden death of their colleague and friend.  They extend their deepest sympathy to his entire Family Circle and Colleagues of Magherafelt Fire Station.

Watch Commander – Chris Glass

 

Cookstown Fire Station

BROWN - The Officers and Firefighters of Cookstown Fire Station, regret to learn of the sudden death of their colleague and friend. They extend their deepest sympathy to his entire family circle and colleagues of Magherafelt Fire Station.

Watch Commander - Denis Black

 

BROWN - May 10, 2019, (suddenly) David, The Directors and staff of Hutchinson’s Feeds deeply regret the sudden passing of their highly esteemed colleague and nephew David Brown.  At this sad time, we convey our sincerest sympathies to his wife Geraldine, daughters Laura, Emma and son Andrew, all his grandchildren, his mother Wendy, brother Derek and sister Michelle and the entire Family Circle. Will be sadly missed. “Safe in the arms of Jesus”

Ian and Maureen Hutchinson & Family

 

 

    

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