Garvin's Funeral Service
Garvin's Funeral Service

Death Announcement

 

    Sam Leanney   

LEANNEY – September 7, 2018, (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Samuel (Sam), Drapersfield Nursing Home and formerly of Greenvale Park, Magherafelt, loving and devoted husband of Pearl, much loved father of Shirley and the late Rhonda who died in infancy, dear father-in-law of Patrick, loved granda of Devon and Ethyn, dear brother of Mary and brother-in-law of Eileen and Sadie.  Funeral Service was held on Sunday, September 9 in St. Swithin’s Parish Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Multiple Sclerosis Society, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.  “At peace”

 

 

Agnes Crawford

CRAWFORD (née Bates) – September 4, 2018, (peacefully) at Moneymore Care Home, Agnes (aged 96), late of 90 Rainey Street, Magherafelt, much loved wife of the late Samuel, loving and devoted mother of Joy, Gillian, Jennifer, Linda and David, dear mother-in-law of Milne, also a much loved grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother and dear sister of Ray and Annie.  Funeral service was held on Friday, September 7 in Woodschapel Parish Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Action on Hearing Loss, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Dorothy Montgomery

MONTGOMERY (née Wallace) – August 18, 2018, (peacefully) at the Royal Victoria Hospital, after a short illness, Dorothy, much loved wife of the late Derek, 19 William Street, Bellaghy, dearly loved mother of Alastair, Trevor, Gillian, Colleen and the late Amanda, dear mother-in-law of Shirley, Donna, Aaron and William, loving nana of Ben, Amy, Timothy, Lucy, Sophie, Charlotte, Ellé, Joanna, Luke and Jayne and dearest sister of Eileen, Maisie, John and the late Jean and Martha. Funeral service was held in Bellaghy Presbyterian Church, on Tuesday, August 21, followed by burial in Ballyscullion 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. “With Christ, which is far better.” Will be sadly missed by her Children, Daughters-in-Law, Sons-in-Law, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.

 

 

    John Holmes

HOLMES – August 17, 2018, (peacefully) at his home, 204 Hillhead Road, Castledawson, John, much loved and devoted husband of Jean, dearly loved father of Stephen and Julie, dear father-in-law of Joanne and Philip and a loving granda of Jay, Josh and Annie.  Funeral service was held on Monday, August 20 in Maghera Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in Curran Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for South Derry Game and Wildfowl Preservation Society, 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.  “Till we meet again.”

 

 

    Roland Garvin

GARVIN – August 14, 2018, in his 94th year, (peacefully) at Elizabeth Lodge Care Home, Gosport, Roland, late of 5 Seaview Court, Marine Parade East, Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire, PO13 9BA, dearly beloved husband of the late Rita, loving father of Ann, Susan and Colin and twin brother of Ralph (Moneymore). Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu, if desired, to The British Tinnitus Association or Dementia UK to the above address.

 

 

   Jim McKee

McKEE – August 12, 2018, in his 90th year, (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, James (Jim), loving and devoted husband of Dorothy, 17 Garrison Road, Knockloughrim, Magherafelt, much loved father of Clifford, Alastair and Valerie, dear father-in-law of Eleanor, Jane and Paul, also a much loved grandfather and great-grandfather.  Funeral service was held on Tuesday, August 14, in Curran Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Prison Fellowship, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain."  Philippians 1 v 21  

 

McKEE- August 12, 2018, Jim, dear brother-in-law of Gladys, Jennifer, John and Heather.  Will be sadly missed by the entire Family Circle.  “With Christ, which is far better.”  Philippians 1 v 23

 

 

    Derek Riches.

RICHES – August 8, 2018, (peacefully) at Craigavon Hospital, Derek, 39 Coolnafranky Park, Cookstown, loving father of Seymour, Clive, Glenda and the late David, dearly loved partner of Irene, dear stepfather of Emma and also a loving brother and grandfather.  Funeral service was held on Saturday, August 11, in Derryloran Parish Church, followed by burial in Cookstown Cemetery.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Addiction NI, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.  “At rest.”

 

RICHES – August 8, 2018, Derek, dearly loved son of the late Robert and Rita Riches, much loved brother of Wendy, Michael, Seymour, Margaret, Yvonne, Lorraine, Garry, Maureen and Mandy.  Always loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle.  At peace.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

 

 

    Marion French 

FRENCH (nee Scott) – August 6, 2018, (peacefully) in her 98th year, at home, 11a Straid Road, Ballynure, Marion, much loved wife of the late Joseph, dearly loved mother of Isobel, Rea and Joe, dear mother-in-law of Basil, Anne and the late Wouter, also a loving grandmother and great-grandmother.  Funeral service was held in her home on Thursday, August 9, followed by burial in Duneane Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie Nursing Care, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “Lord put your arms around her and kiss her smiling face, for she is very special and can never be replaced.”  Redeemed.

 

 

    Annie Emma Purvis

PURVIS (née Hughes) - July 29, 2018, (peacefully) in her 95th year, at Antrim Hospital, Emma, dearly loved wife of the late David, 80 Moneymore Road, Magherafelt.  Much loved and devoted mother of Evelyn, Valerie and Doris, dear mother-in-law of Harry (McQuillan) and Abdel-Hamid (Dawood) and a loving granny of Carol, Emma and Jemma.  Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Emma was held in First Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Wednesday, 1st August, followed by a private burial in Polepatrick Cemetery. “I thank my God upon every remembrance of you.”  Philippians 1 v 3

 

PURVIS (nee Hughes) - July 29, 2018, (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Emma, much loved sister of Evelyn, Norman and the late John, Caroline, Reggie, Raymond, Victor and Roy, also a dear sister-in-law of Anna.  Always loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Joseph Gary Lynch

LYNCH – July 27, 2018, (peacefully) at Belfast City Hospital ICU, Gary, Shiels Court, Ballymoney, husband of Carol and loving father of Steven, Graeme and Rachel.  Funeral service was held in the family home, 20 Largantogher Park, Maghera on Wednesday, 1st August, followed by burial in Maghera Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for T.B.F. Thompson Ministries (Garvagh), payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “At Rest”

 

LYNCH – July 27, 2018, (peacefully) at Belfast City Hospital ICU, Gary, dearly loved son of Mavis and the late Joe, much loved brother of Esther, dear brother-in-law of Jim and uncle of Laura.  Deeply regretted by his Mother, Sister, Brother-in-law, Niece and the Entire family circle.  “At Peace

 

 

    Nora Kane

KANE – July 21, 2018 (peacefully) at her home, 6 Rugby Court, Magherafelt, Nora, much loved and devoted wife of Robert, loving mother of John, loved mother to Sean and Carleen and also a dear aunt and sister of the late May and Pearl. Funeral service was held on Monday, July 23 in Curran Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Dementia UK and The Salvation Army payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. “The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deut. 33 v 27

 

 

    Jane Tughan

TUGHAN (nee Keppie) - July 8, 2018, (peacefully) at Macmillan Unit, Antrim, Jane, much loved and devoted wife of Robin, 37 Mullaghboy Glen, Magherafelt. Funeral service was held in St. Swithin's Parish Church, Magherafelt on Tuesday, July 10, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Action Cancer, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. No cards or letters please, at Robin’s request. Lovingly remembered by her Husband and many friends.

   

 

    Maisie Creighton

CREIGHTON (née Patterson) – July 2, 2018, (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Home, Cookstown, aged 95, Mary Elizabeth (Maisie), 20 Drummond Road, Cookstown, much loved wife of the late George, loving mother of Sydney and Adrian and also a dear mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Funeral service was held in her son  Sydney's home, followed by burial in Grange Graveyard. Lovingly remembered by her Sons and the entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Margaret (Meta) Boyd Clark

CLARK (née Magill) - June 28, 2018, (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, late of Marina Care Home, Ballyronan, Margaret (Meta), beloved wife of the late David, dear mother of Stephen, David and Robin, mother-in-law of Hester, Rosemary and Evelyn, grandmother of Natalie, Nicola, Holly, Jayne and Sarah and great-grandmother of Sophie, Joshua and Rebekah.  Funeral service was held in First Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Saturday, June 30, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.   Donations in memory, if desired, for Bally-Kajoni Orphan Care, Malawi, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”  Phils. 1 v 21

 

 

    Sharon Watterson

WATTERSON (née Connor) – June 27, 2018, (suddenly) at her home, 1 Manor Bank, Magherafelt, Sharon, dearly loved wife of Alan, much loved and devoted mother of Tracey and Richard, dear mother-in-law of Briege and dearest sister of Jackie and Brian.  Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Saturday, June 30, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery.  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.  Deeply regretted by her sorrowing Husband, Children and the entire Family Circle.  “As for God, His way is perfect.” Psalm 18 v 30

 

 

    Eileen Stewart    

STEWART (née Watterson) – June 19, 2018, (peacefully), at her home, 7 Motalee Lane, Desertmartin, Magherafelt, Eileen, much loved and devoted wife of Sam, dearest sister of Henry, Freddy, Norman, Vera and the late Jim and Margaret, dear sister-in-law of Harry, Dinah, Annie, William, Sarah, Roy, Jean and the late Jim and also a dear aunt of Rhoda and Herbie.  Funeral service was held in Woodschapel Parish Church on Saturday, June 23, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie Cancer Care, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be sadly missed by her loving Husband and the entire Family Circle.  “Peace, perfect peace”

 

 

    Minnie Beare

BEARE – June 19, 2018 (suddenly) in her 98th year, at Benbradagh Care Home, Upperlands, formerly of McMaster Crescent, Castledawson, Minnie, dear sister of the late Billy, Isobel and Cassie and also a much loved aunt and great aunt.  Funeral was from her niece Barbara’s home, 6 Bridge Street, Castledawson on Thursday, June 21, for service in Castledawson Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired for Castledawson Presbyterian Church Building Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Deeply regretted by all her family and friends.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

 

 

    Dermot Brown

BROWN – June 16, 2018, (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Dermot, dearly loved husband of Wendy, 53 Queens Avenue, Magherafelt, loving and devoted father of David, Derek, Michelle and the late Stephen, dear father-in-law of Geraldine, Sam and Glynis and also a much loved grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.  Funeral service was held in his own home on Tuesday, June 19, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart and Stroke, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you.  I go to prepare a place for you.”  John 14 v 2

 

BROWN - June 16, 2018, Dermot, dearly loved brother of Violet, Roland, Victor, Winnie, Olive, Pat, Eva, Grace, Sheila and the late Sydney, Cyril and Glynis.  Always loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle.  "With Christ, which is far better."  Philippians 1 v 23.

 

BROWN - June 16, 2018, Dermot, dearly loved son-in-law of the late Robert and Rita Riches and brother-in-law of Michael, Seymour, Margaret, Yvonne, Derek, Lorraine, Garry, Maureen and Mandy. Always loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle. "Safe in the arms of Jesus".

 

 

    Lily Morrow

MORROW (née McMaster) – June 5, 2018, (peacefully) at Blair House Nursing Home, Newtownards, Elizabeth (Lily), dearly loved wife of the late Andrew, much loved mother of Lester, Heather and Neville and also a loving mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Friday, June 8, followed by burial in Killyleagh Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Children’s Hospice, 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.

 

 

    Sadie Johnston

JOHNSTON (née Hessin) – May 29, 2018, (peacefully) at Glenkeen Care Home, Randalstown, Sarah Ann (Sadie), 4 The Old Mill, Coagh Road, Cookstown, loving and devoted wife of Bruce, dear sister of the late John and Sam and also a much loved aunt.  Funeral Service was held in Ballygoney Presbyterian Church on Friday, June 1, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.   Donations in memory, if desired, for Ballygoney Presbyterian Church Building Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by her Husband and the Entire Family Circle.  “With Christ, which is far better.” Philippians 1 v 23

 

 

    Tom Young

YOUNG – May 28, 2018, (peacefully) at Royal Victoria Hospital, Thomas (Tom), dearly loved husband of Libby, 34 Parkmore Road, Magherafelt, much loved father of Alison, Philip and Rachel, dear father-in-law of Amy, devoted grandad of Seb, Daniel, Freddie and Calvin and dearest brother of Elizabeth, Adam, William, Charles and the late James, Bertie, Margaret and David. Funeral service was held on Thursday, May 31 in First Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Fire Service Benevolent Fund and Revive (RVH ICU), payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by his Wife, Daughters, Son and the Entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Evelyn Beattie

BEATTIE (née Leacock) – May 25, 2018, (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Evelyn, dearly loved wife of the late Bobby, 5 Malcolm Villas, Knockloughrim, much loved mother of Jacqueline and Clifford, dear mother-in-law of Sheila, devoted nanny of Ellie and Molly and dearest sister of Shady (Ewing) and the late Robert, Tommy, Sammy, Matt, Jack and Florrie.  Funeral service was held on Sunday, May 27 in Knockloughrim Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Cancer Research UK and Chest, Heart and Stroke NI, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “At home with the Lord.”  Lovingly remembered by her Daughter, Son and the Entire Family Circle.

 

BEATTIE - It is with great sadness that Knockloughrim Presbyterian Women learned of the passing of their founder and esteemed member, Evelyn Beattie.  Our prayers are with her daughter Jacqueline, son Clifford and daughter-in-law Sheila, sister Shady (Ewing) and grandchildren Ellie and  Molly.  "For by grace are ye saved through faith."

 

 

    George McCracken

McCRACKEN – May 22, 2018 (suddenly) at his home, 26 Parker Avenue, Castledawson, George, son of the late Stephen and Annie, loving brother of Vivienne (Parker) and the late Joan and Winston and also a much loved uncle of Jillian, Kenny, Ross, Jason, Gareth and the late Katrina and Nigel. Funeral service was held in Christ Church, Castledawson on Thursday, May 24, 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.  Deeply regretted by the Entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Margaret McMaster

McMASTER (née Mulholland) – May 19, 2018, (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Margaret Rose, dearly loved wife of the late Leslie, 1 McCooles Road, Castledawson, much loved mother of Roberta, Margaret and Robert, dear mother-in-law of Jeffrey, Cecil and Heather, loving grandmother of Lezley, Victoria, Andrew, Lynsey, Nicky, Ellie, Timothy and the late Leanne and great-grandmother of Jill. Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Monday, May 21, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for The Cardiac Ward, Antrim Hospital and Cancer Research UK, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “With Christ, which is far better.”  Philippians 1 v 23.

 

McMASTER – May 19, 2018, Margaret, dearly loved sister of Robert Mulholland and Esther Elliott and the late William, Kennedy, John, Joseph, Andrew, Thomas, Jim and Fred.  “Till we meet.”

 

McMASTER – May 19, 2018, Margaret, dearly loved sister-in-law of Olga Mulholland and dear aunt of William, John, Margaret, Donna and James. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

 

  

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