Deaths around the local community

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MYRNA Carter (NÉE Lightbody)

Myrna Carter passed away on November 23.

Myrna was the beloved wife of the late Bobby, devoted mother of Robert, mother-in-law of Aileen and dearest gran of David, Andrew and Siobhan. She was also a dear sister of Vivien and a much-loved aunt of Mandy Lee.

Donations may be made to the League Against Cruel Sports, c/o Milne Funeral Services, 57 Tandragee Road, Lurgan.

Very deeply regretted by the entire family circle.

Declan

(Decky Mac) McKeown

The death occurred of Declan McKeown on November 25.

Declan was the much loved son of Sean and Margo McKeown, and loving brother of Patrick and Glenn.

His funeral took place on Sunday, with Requiem Mass in St Anthony’s Church followed by burial in St John’s cemetery, Lyrlo.

Deeply regretted by his father, mother, brothers, uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces Brooke and Kaci, girlfriend Stephanie and entire family circle.

Minnie (Molly) Rodgers

Minnie Rogers passed away on November 25.

Late of Waringstown, Minnie was the beloved wife of the late Jimmy, dear mother of Maurice, Thomas, Sadie, Derrick, Joy and Glenda, and a loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Her funeral was held in Bleary Gospel Hall on Friday, followed by interment in Lurgan Cemetery.

Donations may be made for The Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, c/o Joseph Poots & Son, 42 Bridge Street, Portadown.

Lovingly remembered by her sorrowing sons, daughters and all the family circle.

Violet Maureen Thompson (NÉE Stewart)

Violet Thompson passed away on November 26.

Violet was the beloved mother of Maureen.

Her funeral took place on Monday in Church of the Nazarene, Lurgan.

Donations may be made for The Salvation Army Christmas Appeal, c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service, 7 Robert St, Lurgan.

Lovingly remembered by her sorrowing daughter, son-in-law Duncan, grandchildren Dai, Stacey and husband Jonathan, great-grandson Bamber, and family circle at home and abroad.

Kathleen McMahon (NÉE Shanks)

Kathleen McMahon died peacefully on November 27.

Kathleen was the dearly beloved wife of the late Brendan, much loved mother of Eileen, Lorraine, Paul and Barry, dear mother-in-law of Noel, and loving sister of John. She was also the beloved grandmother of Heather, Orla and Clare, and devoted great grandmother of Isla, Austin and Josh.

Her funeral was held on Monday, with Requiem Mass at St Peter’s Church followed by interment in St Colman’s Cemetery.

Very deeply regreted by her sorrowing daughters, sons, son-in-law, brother, grandchildren, great grandchildren and family circle.

Denis (Mickey) Kelly

Denis Kelly passed away peacefully on November 28.

Denis was the dearly beloved son of the late Arthur and Mary, beloved brother of Jane, and much loved uncle of Pat, Tom, Gerard, Anne and Paula.

His funeral took place on Monday, with Requiem Mass at St Peter’s Church followed by interment in the Dougher Cemetery.

Very deeply regretted by his loving sister, nephews, nieces and family circle.

Margaret (Peggy) Gentle

The death occurred of Margaret Gentle on November 28.

Margaret was the dearly beloved wife of Arthur and much loved mother of Bridget, Ann, Arthur, Ada, Teresa, Agnes, Lisa, Caroline, Isobel and the late Freddie and Ben.

Her funeral was held on Tuesday, with Requiem Mass in St Peter’s Church followed by interment in St Colman’s Cemetery.

Very deeply regretted by her loving husband, daughters, son, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren and family circle.

Betty Toman (NÉE Haddock)

Betty Toman passed away on November 29.

Betty was the dearly beloved wife of Sammy and much loved mother of Joe, Colm, Marinus, Sammy, Carlos, Monica and Jeffrey.

Her funeral took place on Wednesday from her late residence to St Paul’s Church for Requiem Mass, followed by interment in St Colman’s Cemetery.

Very deeply regretted by her loving husband, sons, daughter, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren and family circle.