Garvin's Funeral Service
Garvin's Funeral Service

Death Announcement

 

    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.  House and funeral strictly private due to current government restrictions.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu, 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

 

 

    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.

 

 

    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”.

 

 

    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”.

 

 

    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”

 

 

    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"

 

 

    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".

 

 

    Norman McCaughey

McCAUGHEY - December 30, 2020 (peacefully) at Magherafelt Manor Care Home, in his 96th year, Norman, 49 Ballinacross Road, Knockloughrim. Dearly loved husband of Madge, dear brother of the late Canon Bob McCaughey and also a much loved uncle and great-uncle. Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Friday, January 1, followed by burial in Knockloughrim Presbyterian churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Dementia NI, payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Always loved and remembered by his Wife, entire Family Circle and his many Friends. "Safe in the arms of Jesus".

 

 

    William Stanley (Billy) Todd

TODD - December 24, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, William Stanley (Billy), 7 Brown Drive, Maghera, dear father of Cherie and Darlene, father-in-law of Darrell and John, dearest grandfather of Ellie, Marcus, Carys, Maeve and Fergus and much loved brother of Bobby, Harry and the late Annie. Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 30, followed by burial in Maghera Presbyterian churchyard. Always loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle and his many Friends. "The Lord is my Shepherd"

 

 

    Bruce Montgomery Johnston

JOHNSTON - December 25, 2020 (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Home, Bruce Montgomery, 4 The Old Mill, Coagh Road, Cookstown, dearly beloved and devoted husband of the late Sadie, dearest brother of Ena, Ruth, James, David, Richard, Audrey, Brian and the late Lillian, Noel and Pearl and also a much loved uncle and great-uncle. Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Monday, December 28, followed by burial in Ballygoney Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for The Salvation Army and Ghurka Welfare Trust, payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his Sisters, Brothers, Nephews, Nieces and the entire Family Circle. "The Lord is my Shepherd".

 

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JOHNSTON - The W.M., Officers and Members of the above lodge, deeply regret the passing of their esteemed member Bro. Bruce Johnston and tender their deepest sympathies to his Brothers and Sisters and the entire Family Circle.

W.M., J. McDowell

Sec., J. McCulloch

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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    Thomas William (Billy) Espie

ESPIE – December 23, 2020 (peacefully) at his home, 16 Circular Road, Moneymore. Thomas William (Billy) B.E.M., dearly beloved husband of the late Millie, much loved and devoted dad of Heather, Trevor, Valerie and Joanne, dear father-in-law of Victor, Elaine and Oliver, darling grandad of Rachael, William, Sarah and Hannah and great-grandad of Finley and Theo.  Funeral service was held on Sunday, December 27, followed by burial in First Moneymore Presbyterian churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie Nursing and NI Hospice, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be very sadly missed by his Son, Daughters, Sons-in-law, Daughter-in-law, Grandchildren, Great-grandchildren and the entire Family Circle. “The day thou gavest Lord is ended.”

 

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ESPIE - The W.M., Officers and Members of the above lodge, deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member Bro. Billy Espie and tender their deepest sympathies to his Son, Daughters and the entire Family Circle.

W.M., J. McDowell

Sec., J. McCulloch

 

 

    Roberta Cowan

COWAN (née Ritchie) – December 17, 2020 (peacefully) at her home, 15 Parkmore Gardens, Magherafelt, Roberta, dearly beloved wife of the late Norman, much loved and devoted mother of Sharon, Rhonda, Gary and Heather, dear mother-in-law of John, Eddie and Tommy and a dearly loved grandmother of Victoria, Rachel, Jamie, Amy and Emma-Jane, a loving great-grandmother of Jordan and dearest sister of Margaret and the late Harry, Arnold and Alan. Funeral service was held in Woodschapel Parish Church on Saturday, December 19, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke and Woodschapel Parish Church Building Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be sadly missed by her Children, Grandchildren and Great-grandchild. “Abide with me”.

 

 

    Bryan Jones

JONES – December 17, 2020 (peacefully) at the Royal Victoria Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, Bryan, 23 Dunronan Road, Moneymore, dearly loved and devoted son of Des and Elizabeth, loving brother of Alan, Lynn, Alastair and Trevor, dear brother-in-law of Heather, James, Sharon and Lesa and dearest uncle of Amy, Mark, Gareth, Grace, Ryan, Alfie, Emily, Matthew, Anna, Rebekah and Samuel. Funeral service was held in Ballyeglish Parish Church on Sunday, December 20, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Air Ambulance NI and The Faith Mission, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by his Mother, Father, Brothers, Sister and the entire Family Circle.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus”

 

JONES – Treasured memories of a dear nephew to Jennifer and Evan, Ann and Edmund, Mervyn and Helen, Yvonne and David, Walker and the late Eileen and Jackie and dearest cousin of Gillian, Barbara, Joanne, Ian, Keith, Sharon, Barry, David, Laura, Clare, Caroline, Rachel, Emma, Stephen, Mark, Andrea, Judy, Ruth and Esther.  "Absent from the body, present with the Lord”. 2 Corinthians 5 v 8

 

Ballynenagh Knights of the Crimson Arrow RBP 1112

JONES - The Members of Ballynenagh Knights of the Crimson Arrow RBP 1112 extend their thoughts, prayers and heartfelt condolences to the family of our esteemed Sir Knight Bryan Jones who passed away on Thursday evening. We trust that God will comfort them in their time of sorrow. "Resting where no shadows fall."

 

Ballynenagh True Blues LOL 142

JONES – The Officers and Members of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member, Bro Bryan Jones and wish to convey their heartfelt sympathies to Des, Elizabeth, Alan, Lynne, Alistair, Trevor and the entire family circle.  1 Peter 1 v 18 & 19

W.M.  R Crossett

Sec. W Eakin

 

Ballynenagh True Blues Flute Band

JONES - The Members of Ballynenagh True Blues deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed band member, Bryan Jones and tender their deepest sympathies to band master Trevor, members Alan and Alastair and the entire Family Circle.

"Thou shalt be missed because thy seat is empty" 1 Samuel 20 v 18

 

 

    Mildred Crawford 

CRAWFORD (née Crossett) – December 15, 2020 (peacefully) at hospital, in her 97th year, Mildred, 99 Ballyneil Road, Loup, Magherafelt, dearly loved wife of the late Rev. W.G.G. Crawford (former minister emeritus of Drumgooland and Kilkinamurray Presbyterian Churches), dearly loved sister of Dorothy (Nicholl), much loved aunt of Edmund, Marilyn, Elizabeth, Robert, Maria and Alison and also a dear great-aunt. Funeral service was held in Drumgooland Presbyterian Church on Thursday, December 17, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for the Presbyterian Missionary 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”.

 

 

    Steven (Dibs) Watterson

WATTERSON – December 12, 2020 (peacefully) at the Causeway Hospital, Coleraine, after a short illness. Steven (Dibs), dearly loved husband of Debbie, 101 Leckagh Drive, Magherafelt, loving and devoted father of Samuel and Andrew, much loved son of Billy and Anne, dearest brother of Graham, Lynne and Julie and also a dear uncle. Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home, Magherafelt on Tuesday, December 15, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for Epilepsy Action NI, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by his Wife, Sons, Mother, Father, Brother, Sisters and the entire Family Circle.

 

O’Hara’s Purple Guards L.O.L. 310 – Magherafelt

WATTERSON – The Officers and Members of the above lodge, deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member Bro. Steven Watterson, and extend their deepest sympathies to his father Bro. Billy, brother Bro. Graham and uncles Bros. Ozzie and Trevor, his wife Debbie, sons Samuel and Andrew and the entire family circle.

 

 

    Florence Hamilton

HAMILTON (née Martin) – Called home, December 11, 2020 at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Florence Mildred, 16 Thornleigh Drive, Lisburn, dearly loved wife of the late Bertie, loving and devoted mother of Colin and Darrell, dear mother-in-law of Christine and Susan, much loved grandmother of Becca, Cathy, Alexander and Isabella and dear sister of Eddie and the late Gladys and Stella. Funeral service was held in Lisburn Free Presbyterian Church, on Monday, December 14, followed by burial in Calvary Free Presbyterian Church Graveyard, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for The Whitefield College of the Bible, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “Whosoever believeth in him … have everlasting life.” John 3 v 16.

 

HAMILTON - Florence, a dear sister-in-law of Annette and Freddie Barclay and Family.  "... received up into glory." 1 Timothy 3 v 16

 

HAMILTON - Florence, a loving sister-in-law of Jim Hamilton. "Absent from the body, present with the Lord." 2 Corinthians 5 v 8 

 

 

    Jennifer Conway

CONWAY (née Brown) – December 8, 2020 (suddenly but peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Jennifer, much loved wife of the late Mervyn, 182 Leckagh Cottages, Killyfaddy, Magherafelt, dearly loved mother of Jillian, Gareth and Jonny, dear mother-in-law of Paul, loving grandmother of Lauren, Ben, Zach and Freya and dearest sister of Alan and the late Eric. Funeral servie was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Friday, December 11, followed by burial in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Arthritis Research UK, 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.

 

 

    Rhoda Neely

NEELY (née Porter and formerly McReynolds) – December 1, 2020 (peacefully) at the Robinson Hospital, Ballymoney, Rhoda, dearly loved wife of Kenneth, 28 Rectory Park, Garvagh, darling mother of Daron, Rohan and Nicola, step-mother of Paul, Ruth, Jonathan, Karen and Mark, loving grandmother of Chloe, Hannah and Rohan and dearest sister of Anna and the late Desmond.  Funeral service was held in Magherafelt Baptist Church on Thursday, December 3, followed by burial in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Kilrea Baptist Church and Macmillan Cancer Support, 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.  “Redeemed by the precious blood of Christ”

 

 

    Joan Watterson

WATTERSON (née Atkinson) – November 26, 2020 (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Home, Cookstown, Joan, much loved wife of the late Tom, formerly of Mullaghboy Crescent, Magherafelt. Dearly loved mother of Doreen and Jennifer, dear mother-in-law of Brian and Ray, loving grandmother of Richard and his wife Rachel, Gareth and Rachel and dearest sister of Billy, Mildred, Mary, Margaret, Jim and Phyllis. Funeral service was held in St. Swithin's Parish Church, Magherafelt on Sunday, November 29, 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, 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Lovingly remembered by her two Daughters, Grandchildren and the Entire Family Circle. "Forever with the Lord."

 

 

    Hugo Albin Rankin

RANKIN – November 25, 2020 (peacefully) at his home, 10 Davison Villas, Castledawson, Hugo Albin, dearly beloved husband of Mabel, devoted father of Albin, Gail and Leanne, dear father-in-law of Alison and Stephen, much loved papa of Jared and his wife Jessica, Shiona, Niamh and her fiancé Tom, Zoe and her fiancé Blair, Naomi, Stefan, Calum and Ewan. Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Friday, November 27, followed by burial in Christ Church Castledawson Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Antrim Area Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be greatly missed but will always be loved and remembered by his Wife, Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “We have an anchor that keeps the soul, steadfast and sure while the billows roll.  Fastened to the rock which cannot move, grounded firm and deep in the Saviour’s love.”

 

 

    Ivy Stewart

STEWART (née McReynolds) – November 22, 2020 (peacefully) at her home, 5 Moyola Gardens, Castledawson, surrounded by her loving family. Ivy, dearly beloved wife of the late Tom, much loved and devoted mother of Roland, Bill, Adrian and Lorraine, dear mother-in-law of Noeline, Bernie and Sharon, also a loving grandmother and great-grandmother and dearest sister of Thomas and the late Victor and Gerald.  Funeral service was held in Christ Church, Castledawson on Wednesday, November 25, 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. Will always be loved and remembered by her Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

 

 

    Edna Belshaw

BELSHAW (née Booth) – November 21, 2020 (suddenly but peacefully), at Weavers House Care Home, Cookstown.  Edna, dearly loved wife of the late Bob, formerly of Malcolm Villas, Knockloughrim, much loved sister of Violet (Agnew) and the late Vina, Annie, Tom, John, Sadie, Liz and Lyla, dearest sister-in-law of Carrie (Booth) and also a much loved aunt.  Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 1, followed by cremation at Roselawn Crematorium. Always loved and remembered by the entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Georgina Wilson

WILSON (née Scott) – November 18, 2020 (peacefully) at home, 22 Highfield Road, Magherafelt, Georgina, much loved wife of Tom, dearly loved mother of Thomas and a dear sister of Robert, Jim and Pearl. Funeral service was held in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Church on Saturday, November 21, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Dementia UK, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.

 

Magherafelt Apprentice Boys of Derry Browning Club

WILSON - The Officers and Members of the above Branch Club would like to express their deepest sympathies to our Club Chaplin, Bro. Thomas Wilson on the recent passing of his mother, our thoughts and prayers are with the family circle at this sad time.

Pres. J. Artt

Sec. R. Kennedy

 

 

   Trevor Ritchie

RITCHIE – November 10, 2020 (peacefully) at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, Trevor, 4 Auburn Court, Point Street, Edgeworthstown, Longford, (formerly of Golf Terrace, Magherafelt). Dear father of Jamie, much loved brother of Tommy, Donald, Harold, Marion, Sandra and the late Norman, Jim and Margaret and a loving brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle.  A private cremation took place in Roselawn Crematorium on Wednesday, November 25.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.

 

   

    John Jordan

JORDAN – November 15, 2020 (suddenly) at his home, 8 Tullywiggan Cottages, Cookstown, John.  Dearly loved husband of Mamie, much loved father of Julie-Anne, Judith, Tracy, Dylan and the late Joshua, dear father-in-law of Noel and Danny, loving grandfather of Anna, Luke, Joel, Alex, Ellie, Olivia and Danielle and dearest brother of David, Ann, Avril and Jacqueline.  Funeral service was held in Donaghey Congregational Church on Friday, November 20, followed by burial in Cookstown Cemetery.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Donaghey Missionary Cause payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by his Wife, Children, Grandchildren, Brother, Sisters, the entire Family Circle and Friends.  “Absent from the body, present with the Lord” 2 Corinthians 5 v 8.

 

 

    Brian Bullimore

BULLIMORE – November 15, 2020 (peacefully) at Craigavon Hospital, Brian (ex-R.U.C. G.C.), 48 Urbal Road, Coagh.  Dearly loved husband of June, loving and devoted father of David and Sharon, dear father-in-law of Gary, much loved grandad of James, Ben and Adam, dearest brother of Donald and his wife Ursula and a loving uncle and great-uncle of Dawn, John, Nicola, Nylah and Ariah. Funeral service was held in St. Luke's Parish Church, Tamlaght on Sunday, November 22, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Prostate Cancer Foundation and St. Luke's Parish Church Building Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be sadly missed by the Family Circle and his many Friends. “Always so loving, thoughtful and kind, what beautiful memories you leave behind, you may have left this world, but you will never leave our hearts.”

 

 

    Fred Lennox

LENNOX – called home November 13, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Fred, 92 Oldtown Road, Castledawson. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Josie, much loved brother of William, Rachel and her husband John, David, Betty and her husband Clarence, Ruth, Joan and her husband Derek and the late Henry, dear son-in-law of Iris (Smyth), brother-in-law of Samuel, Hannah and Robin and a loving uncle and great uncle. Funeral left from his home on Wednesday,  November 18 for burial in Calvary Free Presbyterian Graveyard, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for (TCFDT) Tanzania Christian Farm Development Trust, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be ever so sadly missed by his Wife, Brothers, Sisters and the entire Family Circle. ‘… absent from the body, and present with the Lord’ 2 Corinthians 5 v 8.

 

 

    Mervyn Glover

GLOVER – November 13, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, in his 99th year, Mervyn, 39 Magherafelt Road, Moneymore.  Dearly beloved husband of the late Eileen, much loved father of John, Peter, Malcolm, Valerie and Pamela, dear father-in-law of Maureen, Mary, Alan and David, loving grandfather of Jessica, Richard, Amy, Rebecca, Robyn, Ross and Tara, dear great-grandfather of Thomas and dearest brother of Yvonne (Keatley) and Bertha (Kirkpatrick).  Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Sunday, November 15, followed by burial in First Moneymore Presbyterian 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 his Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “Thou shalt be missed because thy seat will be empty” 1 Samuel 20 v 18.

 

Unity Royal Arch Chapter No. 531 Moneymore

GLOVER - The Ex. King Council and Companions of the above chapter deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed Ex. Companion Mervyn Glover and tender to his Family Circle their deepest sympathy.

Ex. King   W. Knox                 

Reg. J. McCutcheon

 

Unity Masonic Lodge 531 Moneymore

GLOVER - The Worshipful Master, Wardens and Brethren of the above Lodge deeply regret the passing of their esteemed member W. Bro. W.J. Mervyn Glover and tender their sincere sympathy to his Children and the entire Family Circle.

W.M. S. Mills

Sec.  D. Mills

 

 

    Helen Watterson

WATTERSON (née McKinney) – November 9, 2020 (suddenly) as the result of an accident, Helen, 4 Quarry Road, Knockloughrim.  Dearly beloved wife of Trevor, loving and devoted mother of Lorraine, Keith and David, dear mother-in-law of Warren, Vicky and Nikki, also a much loved granny and a dearly loved sister of Elizabeth and her husband Richard.  Funeral service and burial were held in Knockloughrim Presbyterian Churchyard on Friday, November 13.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Children's Heartbeat Trust, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be ever so sadly missed by her Husband, Children, Grandchildren, Sister and the entire Family Circle.  “Safe in the arms of Jesus”.
 

O’Hara’s Purple Guards L.O.L. 310 - Magherafelt
WATTERSON- The Officers and Members of the above lodge, deeply regret the passing of Mrs Helen Watterson, wife of their highly esteemed member Bro. Trevor and wish to convey their sincerest sympathies to him their children and the entire family circle.
W.M. G. Shannon
Sec.  N. Shannon

 

 

    Jeannie (Jean) Gardiner

GARDINER (née McCahon) – called home November 6, 2020 (peacefully) at Milesian Manor Care Home, Magherafelt, Jeannie (Jean), formerly of Rose Gardens, Carrickfergus. Dearly beloved wife of the late William James (Jim), loving and devoted mother of William, Hazel (Caldwell), John and Anne (Welsh), dear mother-in-law of Susan, Richard, Linda and Colin, much loved grandmother of Andrew, John, Andrew, Jaimie and Stephen and dearest great-grandmother of Hamish and Charlie. Funeral service was held in The Church of the Good Shepherd, Monkstown on Wednesday,  November 11, followed  by burial in Victoria  Cemetery,  Carrickfergus. Donations in memory, if desired, for Action Cancer, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  "Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever" Psalm 125 v 1.

 

Christ Church, Castledawson 

GARDINER - The Select Vestry and Parishioners regret to learn of the death of Mrs Jean Gardiner.  They wish to offer their sympathy and prayerful support to her daughter Anne Welsh, son-in-law Rev Colin Welsh, granddaughter Jaimie, grandson Stephen and to the wider family circle at this time of loss and sadness.  Jean was a gracious and dignified woman of God and will be sadly missed.

“God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble.” (Psalm 46:1 NLT)

 

 

    George Whyte

WHYTE – November 3, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, George, 85 Main Street, Coagh.  Dear son of the late Mary Ellen and Jack, much loved brother of Elizabeth (Scrase), David, Trevor, Hazel and Elaine, dearest brother-in-law of Barry, Lila and Roberta and also a much loved uncle and great-uncle. Funeral service was held in St. Luke's Parish Church, Tamlaght on Friday, November 6, followed by burial in Woodschapel Parish 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. Always loved and remembered by his Brothers, Sisters and the entire Family Circle.  “You’ll never walk alone.”

 

 

    Sandra Brown

BROWN (née Kane) – October 29, 2020 (peacefully) at home, Sandra, 7a Ballymoughan Lane, Magherafelt.  Devoted mum of Robbie, Jill and Ben, mother-in-law of Phillip and Charlotte, “teacher granny” of Reuben, Ezra and “the bump” and beloved sister of Dorrinda and Gerald.  Funeral service was held in Ballyeglish Parish Church on Saturday, October 31, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for “Ben’s Fund”, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. 

 

    

    Will Evans 

EVANS – October 25, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, William Alexander (Will), 1 Meadowfield Place, Castledawson. Dearly loved husband of Norma, loving and devoted father of David and Elaine, dear father-in-law of April, much loved grandfather of Laura, Andrew, Joshua, Harry, Peter and Lucy and dearest brother of Maudie (Murray) and the late Eddie, Bob, Henry, John James, Beth, Sarah and May. Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, October 27, followed by burial in the adjoining  churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Laurel House and The Royal British Legion, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Always loved and remembered by his Wife, Son, Daughter, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “God is our refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble”  Psalm 46 v 1.  

 

EVANS - Treasured memories of a true friend to Wesley and Jennifer and a "special uncle" to Gillian, Adele, Kyle and Keith.  "I thank my God upon every remembrance of you" Philippians 1 v 3.   

 

Aughrim Rose of Derry L.O.L. 711

EVANS – The officers and members of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member and P.M. William Alexander (Will) and wish to convey their heartfelt sympathies to his wife Norma, son Bro. David Evans, daughter Elaine and grandsons Bro. Joshua and Bro. Harry Evans and the entire family circle.

W.M.  W. Gilmour

Sec. E. Montgomery

 

Aughrim Rose of Derry Accordion Band

EVANS - The members of the above band deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member and former Chairman of Committee, Will and tender their deepest sympathies to his wife Norma, son David and daughter and fellow band member Elaine and the wider family circle.

Sec. C. Kennedy

 

Apprentice Boys of Derry, Walker Club, Castledawson Branch

EVANS – The officers and members of the above Club deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member and Past President William Alexander (Will) and wish to convey their heartfelt sympathies to his wife Norma, son Bro. David Evans, daughter Elaine and grandsons Bro. Joshua, Bro. Harry and Bro. Peter Evans and the entire family circle.

President  A. Smyth

Sec  R.A. Cochrane

 

Bellaghy Scarlet Line R.B.P. 573

EVANS – The worshipful master, officers and members of the above preceptory deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member and P.M. Sir Knight William Alexander (Will) and wish to express their sincere condolences to his wife Norma, son David, daughter Elaine and the entire family circle.

W.M. C. Reid

Reg. A. Dempsey

 

Magherafelt and District No. 3 Credit Union Ltd.

EVANS - The directors and staff of the above credit union deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed committee member, Will and wish to extend their sympathies to Norma, David, Elaine and the entire family circle.  A true Gentleman who will be missed by all of us. 

 

Castledawson Royal British Legion 

EVANS - The members of the above branch deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member, William Alexander (Will) and wish to convey their deepest sympathies to his wife Norma, son David, daughter Elaine and the entire family circle.

Chairman S. Hudson

Sec. J. Wilson B.E.M. 

 

Woods Masonic Lodge No 590

EVANS – The W.M., Wardens, Officers and Brethren of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member and P.M. William Alexander (Will) and wish to convey their heartfelt sympathies to his wife Norma, son David, daughter Elaine and the entire family circle.

W.M.  G. Richardson 

Sec. G. M. J. Stewart

 

 

    Iris Hamilton

HAMILTON (nee Campbell) – October 21, 2020 (suddenly) at her home, 48 Desertmartin Road, Magherafelt.  Iris, dearly loved and devoted wife of Jackie, much loved mother of Heather, John, David and Jacqueline, dear mother-in-law of Bobbie, Cherith, Stephanie and William, loving granny of Ethan, Reuben, Rihanna, Zara, Lily, Jonah, Daniel and Thea and dearest sister of Thomas, Mervyn and  Raymond. Funeral service was held in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Church on Saturday, October 24, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for First Magherafelt Presbyterian Church Outreach Ministries, 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.  “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life”  John 3 v 16

 

HAMILTON – Iris.  Everlasting Memories of the most genuine and dearest friend to me and my family.  You will never be forgotten.  “I thank my God upon every remembrance of you”  Philippians 1 v 3, from Marina, Trevor and Family. xx

 

 

    Margaret Evans

EVANS (née Lennox) – October 19, 2020 (peacefully) after a short illness, at Antrim Area Hospital, Margaret Anderson, 21 Curran Road, Castledawson.  Dearly beloved wife of the late Henry, loving and devoted mother of Timothy, much loved mother-in-law of Gail, dearest sister of the late Maisie and Enid, dear sister-in-law of Edward and his wife Pamela and the late Lizzy and her  husband Stewart.  Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, October 21, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Presbyterian Children’s Society and Tearfund, 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 and the entire Family Circle. “With Christ, which is far better” Philippians 1 v 23.

 

Aughrim Rose of Derry L.O.L. 711

EVANS - The Officers and Members of the above lodge are saddened to learn of the death of Mrs Margaret Evans, mother of their member Bro. Timothy Evans and wish to express their sincere sympathies to him, his Wife Gail and the entire Family Circle at this time.

W.M. W. Gilmour

Sec. E. Montgomery

 

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