Garvin's Funeral Service
Garvin's Funeral Service

Death Announcement

 

    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.  House and funeral strictly private.  Donations in lieu, 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

 

 

    Quang Vinh Chung

CHUNG – October 17, 2020 (peacefully), at his home, 3 River Court, Draperstown, Quang Vinh (Grandad), dear husband of the late Akie, loving father of Ying, Heung, Avy, Tai, Amy and Lee and a much loved father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.  Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 20, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  "Forever in our hearts."

 

 

    Gerard Evans

EVANS – October 14, 2020, (peacefully) in Wellington, New Zealand. Gerard, aged 94 years, formerly of Hillhead Road, Castledawson.  Son of the late Thomas and Annie, brother of the late Alex, Rachel, Sadie, Thomas, Lizzie, Anna Martha, Jim, Minnie, Cissie, George and Alan, loving grandfather of Rachel (New Zealand) and a dear uncle of Annette (Mitchell), Tom, Alan, Gerald and Betty (Gilchrist). Fondly remembered by the entire family circle.

 

EVANS – Fond memories a dear uncle, Gerard.  Always remembered by nephew Tommy (Hillhead Road, Castledawson).

 

 

     John Smyth

Smyth – October 11, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, John, dearly loved husband of Eleanor, 6a Circular Road, Moneymore, much loved father of Jonathan and his partner Jill and Julie and her husband David, loving grandfather of Theo, Eli and Mason and dearest brother of Thomas, Florence, Mary, Margaret, Noel, Yvonne and the late Emma. Funeral service and burial were held in St. John’s Parish Churchyard, Moneymore, on Tuesday, October 13. Donations in memory, if desired, for Cancer Research UK and Laurel House, 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 and the entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Sheila McClenaghan

McCLENAGHAN (née Glendinning) – October 8, 2020 (peacefully) at her home, 75 Queens Avenue, Magherafelt.  Sheila, beloved wife of the late Bertie, loving and devoted mother of Trevor and Linda and her partner Lee, much loved grandmother of Claire, Matthew, Chloe, Bethany and Ethan, dearly loved great-grandmother of Missy, Martyn and Matty, dearest sister of Mildred (Leacock) and David and a dear sister-in-law of Elma.  A Service of Thanksgiving for Sheila’s life was held in her home on Saturday, October 10, followed by burial in First Presbyterian Churchyard, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Northern Ireland Hospice and Marie Curie, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “Till we meet again”

 

McCLENAGHAN - Fondest memories of Sheila, a devoted true friend, housekeeper, carer and much more - spanning a total of 48 years. Will be sadly missed by the entire Watterson Family, Market Square, Magherafelt and London. "I thank my God upon every remembrance of you" Philippians 1 v 3 

 

 

    Herbert Joseph (Bertie) Hamilton

HAMILTON – Called home, October 4, 2020 (peacefully) at the Northern Ireland Hospice, Somerton Road, Belfast, Herbert Joseph (Bertie), 16 Thornleigh Drive, Lisburn, dearly loved husband of Florence, loving and devoted father of Colin and Darrell, dear father-in-law of Christine and Susan, much loved grandfather of Becca, Cathy, Alexander and Isabella and dearest brother of Annette (Barclay) and Jim. Funeral service was held in Lisburn Free Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, October 7, followed by burial in Calvary Free Presbyterian graveyard, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for The Whitefield College of the Bible and Northern Ireland Hospice, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “For I know that my redeemer liveth.” Job 19 v 25

 

HAMILTON – October 4, Bertie.  Will be sadly missed by his sister Annette, brother-in-law Freddie and family Eric, Elizabeth and Laura, and Lorraine and Peter, Messina, Sicily.  “The eternal God is thy refuge”  Deut. 33 v 27

 

HAMILTON – Bertie. Lovingly remembered by his brother Jim. “Redeemed with the precious blood of Christ” 1 Peter 1 v 18 & 19

 

 

    Mervyn Conway

CONWAY – September 23, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Mervyn,182 Leckagh Cottages, Killyfaddy Road, Magherafelt, dearly loved husband of Jennifer, much loved father of Jillian, Gareth and Jonny, dear father-in-law of Paul, loving grandfather of Lauren, Ben, Zach and Freya and dearest brother of Jim, Josephine and Beverly. Funeral service was held in Garvin’s Funeral Home on Saturday, September 26, followed by burial in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for British Heart Foundation, 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.

 

 

    John Black

BLACK – September 19, 2020 surrounded by his loving family after a long illness, John, 8 Muff Road, Moneymore, dearly beloved husband of Clare, loving and devoted father of Jayne and Amy, dear father-in-law of Chris and James and devoted granda of Freddie.  A Service of Thanksgiving was held in First Cookstown Presbyterian Church on Friday, September 25, followed by cremation at Roselawn Crematorium. Donations in memory, if desired, for Charis Cancer Care, Marie Curie and First Cookstown 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 his Wife, Daughters, Sons-in-law, Grandson and the Entire Family Circle. “A heart of gold, a smiling face, someone special we cannot replace”.

 

 

   Trevor Duncan

DUNCAN – May 14, 2020 (peacefully), formerly of Moyola Terrace, Curran.  Trevor, much loved son of the late Bobbie and Mollie, dearly loved father of Melissa and Louise, dearest brother of Russell, Janice (Savage), Will, Leslie, Ronnie, Louise (Speirs), Alan and the late Bertie, loving partner of the late Nora and also a dear brother-in-law, uncle and grandfather. A private funeral service was held in St Swithin's Parish Church, Magherafelt on Saturday, September 12, followed by burial in Termoneeny Parish Churchyard, Knockloughrim.  Loving remembered by the entire Family Circle.  "Peace, perfect peace."

 

 

    Alan Evans

EVANS – September 5, 2020 (peacefully) after a long illness, Alan, 6 Manor Downs, Magherafelt, loving husband of Barbara, devoted father of Alanna and Angeline, dear father-in-law of Alastair and Jamie and a much loved granda of Jake. Funeral service was held in his home on Monday, September 7, followed by burial in Knockloughrim Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.  “Till we meet again”

 

EVANS – Alan.  Will always be fondly remembered by his brother Billy, sister-in-law Lisa and niece Sarah. 

 

 

    Peggy Watterson

WATTERSON (née Cole) – Called home August 31, 2020 (peacefully), Peggy, dearly beloved wife of the late Ivan, 23 Loves Road, Magherafelt, dearly loved mother of Gordon, loving mother-in-law of Jill, devoted granny of Alfie and Bella and dearest sister of the late Geordie. Funeral service was held in Union Road Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, September 2, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for Union Road Presbyterian Church Building Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by her Son, Daughter-in-law, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “Fear not, for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine” 

Isaiah 43 v 1

 

Union Road Presbyterian Church

WATTERSON – The Minister and Congregation of the above church deeply regret to learn of the passing of Mrs Peggy Watterson, mother of our highly esteemed fellow elder, Mr Gordon Watterson.  We want to assure Gordon, Jill, Alfie and Bella, alongside the rest of the family circle, of our love and prayerful support at this time. (And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ – Ephesians 3 v 17 – 19)

Minister - Rev David Leach on behalf of the Kirk Session and Congregation.

 

Dunamoney Bells Royal Blues L.O.L. 678

The Officers and Members of the above lodge are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mrs Peggy Watterson, mother of Bro. Gordon Watterson and aunt of Bro. Junior Cole, our thoughts and prayers are with the Family Circle at this sad time.

W.M. Paul Kerr

Sec. James Artt

 

Magherafelt Branch of the Royal British Legion

WATTERSON - The Chairman, Officers and Comrades of Magherafelt Branch of the Royal British Legion are saddened to learn of the passing of our long time member and supporter Peggy, and wish to convey to her son Gordon our deepest sympathies and also our sincere condolences to her Family Circle.

Chairman, Derek Finlay

Secretary, John Gibson

 

Lisnamorrow Sons of Joshua R.B.P. 637

The Officers and Members of the above Preceptory deeply regret the passing of Mrs Peggy Watterson, mother of Sir Knight Gordon Watterson and tender their deepest sympathy to his immediate family and wider family circle at this sad time.

W.M. George Richardson

Reg. Ivan Hardy

 

 

    Richard Scott

SCOTT – August 19, 2020 (suddenly) as the result of an accident, Richard, 20 Shandon Park, Castledawson, dearly loved and devoted son of June and Harold, loving brother of Cherith and Jordan, dear brother-in-law of David and Zara, much loved grandson of Elizabeth and loving uncle of Tyler, Kai and Grayson. Funeral service was held in his home on Sunday, August 23, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Air Ambulance NI and Lord Enniskillen Memorial Orange Society, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Will always be loved and remembered by his Mother, Father, Sister, Brother, the entire Family Circle and his many Friends.  “Until we meet again.” 

 

Dunamoney Flute Band  

SCOTT – The Officers and Members of the above band deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed member, Richard and wish to convey their sincerest sympathies to his Mother June, Father Harold, Sister Cherith and Brother Jordan. “Safe in the arms of Jesus”  

Band Master G. Ewart

Band Sec. R. Love

 

Dunamoney Bells Royal Blues L.O.L. 678

The W.M. and Members of the above lodge are saddened to hear of the sudden passing of band member Richard Scott, our thoughts and prayers are with the family circle at this sad time.

W.M.  Paul Kerr

Sec.  James Artt

 

Ballyronan L.O.L. 120

The Officers and Brethren of the above named lodge deeply regret the sudden passing of Richard Scott, the son of Bro. Harold Scott and wish to extend their deepest sympathies to him and the entire family circle.

W.M.  G. Scott

Sec.  S. Wylie

 

 

     Mervyn  Averill

AVERILL – August 18, 2020 (suddenly) at his home, 37 Derramore Heights, Magherafelt.  Mervyn, dear husband of the late Sandra, loving and devoted father of Stacey-Anne and Richard, dearest brother of William, May, Anne, Rachel, Eric, Sandra, June, Beanie, Rhonda and the late Brownie and Rhoda, dear brother-in-law of Isobel (Sloan) and also a much loved uncle. Funeral service was held in Magherafelt Baptist Church on Saturday, August 22, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery. Funeral service can be viewed, via Magherafelt Baptist Church Facebook page.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Air Ambulance NI, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be ever so sadly missed by his Daughter, Son, Sisters, Brothers and the entire Family Circle.  “The Lord is my Shepherd”

   

 

    Eileen Ritchie

RITCHIE (née Clarke) – August 11, 2020 (peacefully) at Brooklands Care Home, Magherafelt, Eileen (in her 99th year), formerly of Sandy Braes, Magherafelt.  Dearly beloved wife of the late Bertie, much loved mother of Roberta, Robin, Eileen and the late Clarke and Adrienne, also a dearly loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother and dearest sister of Kathleen (Jamison).  Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Friday, August 14, followed by burial in First Presbyterian Churchyard, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Macmillan Nursing payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by her Children, all the Family Circle and her many Friends.  “The Lord’s my Shepherd”

 

 

    Ruth Young

YOUNG (née Booth) – Called home August 7, 2020 (peacefully) at Hospital, Ruth, 124 Aughrim Road, Magherafelt. Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Sunday, August 9, followed by burial in Woodschapel Parish Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for The Dog’s Trust, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Lovingly remembered by her Family. ‘Forever with the Lord’.

 

 

    Anna Margaret Churchill

CHURCHILL (née Watson) – August 2, 2020 (peacefully) at home, Anna (in her 91st year) 79 Queens Avenue, Magherafelt, wife of the late Geoffrey, dearly loved mother of Linda and Karen, loving grandmother of Victoria, Richard, Christopher and Nicola, dear mother-in-law of Wilbert and Gary and dearest sister of Mary, Onagh, Doreen, Samuel and the late Bobby and Sheila.  Funeral service was held in St. Swithin's Parish Church, Magherafelt on Wednesday, August 5, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie and Macmillan Nursing Care, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by her Daughters and the entire Family Circle.  “The Lord’s my Shepherd”

 

 

    Pearl Artt

ARTT (née Rice) – July 31, 2020 (peacefully) at Drapersfield Care Home, Pearl, in her 93rd year, formerly of Windsor Place, Coagh. Dearly beloved wife of the late Charlie, loving and devoted mother of Lillian, Ronald and Vivienne, dear mother-in-law of James, Carol and Rodger and also a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral service was held in St. Luke’s Parish Church, Tamlaght, Coagh on Sunday, August 2, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Drapersfield Care Home Staff PPE Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Will be ever so sadly missed by her Daughters, Son and entire Family Circle.

 

 

    Robert (Bobby) Evans   

EVANS – July 28, 2020 (peacefully) at home, 129 Moneynick Road, Randalstown, Robert (Bobby) in his 95th year, dearly beloved husband of the late Minnie, much loved father of Elizabeth (Coulter), Robert, Lorna, Linda (McComb) and the late David and Kenneth, dear father-in-law of Brian, Jean, Meg and Gary and also a loving grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral service and burial were held in Duneane Presbyterian Churchyard on Friday, July 31. Donations in memory, if desired, for Air Ambulance NI, 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.  “Until we meet again”

 

 

    David Forsythe

FORSYTHE – July 22, 2020 (suddenly at his home), 44 Donard Street, Belfast.  David Thomas, dearly loved father of Lesley, much loved son of Gordon and the late Helen, dearest brother of Rhonda, loving partner of Laura and also a dear uncle.  Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Saturday, July 25, followed by burial in Knockloughrim Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Knockloughrim   Presbyterian   Church   Funds, payable   to   Garvin’s   Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Deeply regretted by his Family and many Friends.  “The Lord is my Shepherd”

 

Ballyronan L.O.L. 120

FORSYTHE - The Officers and Brethren of the above named lodge deeply regret the sudden passing of their highly esteemed member, Bro. David Forsythe and wish to convey their heartfelt sympathies to his father Bro. Gordon Forsythe D.M. and the entire Forsythe Family Circle.

W.M. G. Scott

Sec. S. Wylie

 

 

    Gerard Devlin

DEVLIN (Hillhead, Castledawson) – July 16, 2020 (peacefully) Gerard R.I.P. 176 Hillhead Road, son of the late Barney and Peg, dearly loved special brother of Clare (McCusker), Joe, Anne (Scott), Kieran, Barry, Patricia (Kelly), Teresa and the late Hugh. Celebration of Mass of the Angels was held in St. John’s Church, Milltown on Saturday, July 18, followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Magherafelt Adult Centre, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  "May our special angel in heaven comfort, guide and protect his heartbroken family left behind." 

 

 

    Olive Horner

HORNER – July 3, 2020 (peacefully) at Drapersfield Care Home, Olive May, formerly of Ballyscullion Park, Bellaghy.  A private funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home, Sunday July 5th, cremation then took place on Wednesday, July 8 at Roselawn Crematorium. Lovingly remembered by her sister Hazel and brother Reginald and the Mulholland Family Circle. 

 

 

    Mary Guy

GUY (née Dobbin) – July 2, 2020 (peacefully) at Brooklands Care Home, Magherafelt, Mary Elizabeth, formerly of Westland Road, Magherafelt. Dearly beloved wife of the late William, much loved mother of the late Billy, loving and devoted grandmother of Kelly-Ann and Linda and dearest great-grandmother of Lewis, Harris, George and Reuben. Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Saturday, July 4, followed by burial in First Presbyterian Churchyard, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for Dementia Research NI, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle and her many friends. "The Lord is my Shepherd"

 

 

    Calum Anderson        

ANDERSON – July 2, 2020 (peacefully) at home, 21 Tulach Way, Magherafelt, Calum, aged 11 years, darling son of Robert and Amanda, loving brother of Rhys, Leah and Josh and dearly loved grandson of Keith and Caroline (McCracken) both of whom were so devoted to caring for Calum. Funeral service was held in Calum's home on Saturday, July 4, followed by burial in St. Swithin's Parish Churchyard, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Community Nursing Care and Cerebral Palsy Research, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will always be loved and remembered by his Mummy and Daddy, Granny and Grandas, Brothers and Sister, Aunts and Uncles and all his Cousins. “A ray of sunshine came and went. Our darling son was only lent.”

 

 

    Pat Murray

MURRAY (née McGrath) - June 27, 2020 passed away peacefully in hospital in England. Pat, R.I.P. formerly of Newbridge.  Beloved mother of Caroline, Patrick and Clement, daughter of the late Thomas and Mary McGrath.  Sadly missed by her family, sisters Anne, Teresa and Fiona, brother Tony, Tommy and the late John, sister-in-law, brother in-law and entire family circle. "Queen of the Holy Rosary pray for her"

 

 

    Jean Gamble

GAMBLE (née Boston) – June 25, 2020 at Causeway Hospital, Jean, 210 Windyhill Road, Coleraine, dearly loved wife of Bertie, beloved mother of Stephen and his partner Kim.  Cremation was held on Tuesday, June 30 in Roselawn Crematorium. Will be sadly missed by the entire Family Circle. 

 

 

    Gwen Weir

WEIR (née Forde) – June 22, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Gwendoline May (Gwen), 22 Circular Road, Moneymore, dearly loved wife of the late Sammy, much loved mother of Christine (Clarke), Robert and Sherrie (Henson), dear mother-in-law of Sam, Stephanie and Patrick, loving grandmother of Stuart, Joseph, Bethany, Aoife and Megan and dearest sister of Louie, Ivor and the late Olive and Muriel. Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 24, followed by burial in St. John's Parish Churchyard, Moneymore. Lovingly remembered by her Children, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle.  “Peace, perfect peace”

 

 

  Sylvia Miller

MILLER (née Caskey) – Called home June 16, 2020 (peacefully), 230 Hillhead Road, Castledawson.  Sylvia, dearly loved wife of the late Stewarty, much loved mother of Stewart and dearest sister of George and Dorothy.  Funeral service and burial were held in Castledawson Presbyterian Churchyard on Thursday, June 18. Donations in memory, if desired, for cancer care payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP. Lovingly remembered by her Son, Brother, Sister and the entire family circle. “Redeemed”

 

 

    Sammy Wilson

WILSON – June 15, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Samuel (Sammy) in his 90th year, 27 Parkview, Castledawson, dearly loved husband of Gretta, loving father of John, Ann, Kenny and David, dear father-in-law of Joan, Edmund, Gina and Andrea, much loved grandfather of Cheryl, Philip, Clifford, Denise, Jonathan, Zion and Harlow, loving great-grandfather of Lonan, Sam, Matthew, Sarah-Ann, Jonah and the late Ethan and dearest brother of Jim and the late Bobby.  Funeral service was held in Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Thursday, June 18, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support and British Heart Foundation, payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle.  “With Christ, which is far better”  Philippians 1 v 23

 

 

    Sandra Murphy

MURPHY – Called home June 14, 2020 (peacefully) at hospital.  Sandra, 38 Taylorstown Road, Toomebridge, dearly loved daughter of the late James and Nellie, dear sister of James, sister-in-law of Elizabeth, much loved aunt of Heather, Pamela and her husband Allister, Joanne and her husband Gareth and a great aunt of Jude, Jake, Lilyanna and Isaac. Funeral service and burial were held in Grange Presbyterian Churchyard on Wednesday, June 17.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.  “With Christ, which is far better.” Philippians 1 v 23

 

 

    Margaret Brown

BROWN (née Kettyles) – June 14, 2020 (peacefully) at Moneymore Care Home, Margaret, in her 91st year, formerly of 8 Boyne Row, Castledawson, dearly loved wife of the late David Andrew, much loved mother of Irene, loving grandmother of David and his wife Leona and Laura and her husband Scott, dear great-grandmother of Lily, Harry and Sophie and dearest sister of Martha (Creighton), Ian and Dorothy.  Funeral Service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 16 followed by burial in Castledawson Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory if desired, for Missionary work, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by her Daughter, Grandchildren 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

 

 

    Maud Johnston

JOHNSTON (née Junk) – Called home, June 9, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Maud (in her 101st year), 22 Ballymulligan Road, Magherafelt, dearly loved wife of the late Robert (Bobby), much loved mother of John and Robert, dear mother-in-law of Valerie and Voirrey, loving and devoted granny of Jillian, Judith and her husband Alan, James and his wife Emma and Sarah. Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Thursday, June 11, followed by burial in First Presbyterian Churchyard, Magherafelt. Donations in memory, if desired, for First Presbyterian Church Magherafelt Building Fund, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be ever so sadly missed by her Sons, Daughters-in-law and Grandchildren.  “At home with the Lord”

 

Desertmartin and District Farming Group

JOHNSTON - The members of the above group would like to extend their deepest sympathies to their member, John Johnston and family circle on the death of his mother Maud.

Sec. Philip Palmer

 

 

    Anna McNicholl

McNICHOLL (née Fulton) – June 3, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital after a short illness, Anna, 46A Annaghmore Road, Castledawson, dearly beloved wife of Trevor, much loved mother of Lynn and Ian, dear mother-in-law of Graham and Elaine, loving grandmother of Sam, Lucy, Adam, Luke and Hannah, loving daughter of Herbie and Doreen and dearest sister of Mervyn and Gladys.  Funeral service was held on Friday, June 5, followed by burial in Castledawson Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support and A.S.H.A. payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “As for God, his way is perfect” Psalm 18 v 30

 

McNICHOLL – Anna, a dear sister-in-law and aunt.  Always loved and remembered by Irene and Brian, Gail and Tim, Neil and Laura and children Blake, Eva and Josh.  “I thank my God upon every remembrance of you” Philippians 1 v 3

 

McNICHOLL – Anna, dearest friend of Janet.  You will be very sadly missed. “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord” Revelation 14 v 13

 

Aughrim Rose of Derry LOL 711

McNICHOLL – The W.M. and Brethren of the above lodge deeply regret the passing of Mrs Anna McNicholl, wife of Bro. Trevor McNicholl, daughter of Bro. Herbie Fulton and sister of Bro. Mervyn Fulton and extend their deepest sympathies to them and the entire Family Circle.

W.M.  W. Gilmour

 

Caleb’s Royal Line RBP 291

McNICHOLL – The W.M. and Sir Knights of the above preceptory deeply regret the passing of Mrs Anna McNicholl, wife of Sir Knight Trevor McNicholl and extend their deepest sympathy to him and the McNicholl Family Circle.

W.M.  Ryan Kennedy

 

 

    John Ramsey 

RAMSEY – June 1, 2020 (peacefully) at Marina Care Home, Ballyronan, John, 19 Aughagaskin Road, Magherafelt, dearly loved husband of Lily, much loved father of Verna and Trevor and dearest brother of May (Ferson), Bobby and George. Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 3, followed by burial in First Presbyterian Churchyard, Magherafelt.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Marina Care Home Residents’ Comfort Fund payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  “God saw the road was getting rough, the hills were getting hard to climb.  He gently closed those loving eyes and whispered, peace be thine”

 

 

    

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