Deaths in the community

Maureen O’Dowd

The death took place peacefully at home on December 25 of Maureen O’Dowd, 26 Manse Road, Tullylish.

She was the wife of Seamus and mother of Orla, Patricia, Joseph, Fionnuala and Breige.

She was the sister of Desmond, Liam, Kathleen, Philip and Kieran.

Her funeral was last Wednesday to St Colman’s Church, Clare, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Victor Thompson

The death took place peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital on December 28 of Victor Thompson, late of Glenfield Road, Lurgan.

He was the husband of Una, father of the late Eric, grandad of Claire and the late Philip and great grandad of Beth, Oliver and Jenson.

His funeral was on Saturday from his late home to Lurgan New Cemetery.

Brian Cassidy

Brian Cassidy, formerly of Beaumont Square, Lurgan, died peacefully at the Southern Area Hospice on December 29.

He was the husband of Evelyn and father of Sandra, Carol and Lynn and grandfather of Josh, Chloe, Thomas, Athos and Athina.

He was the son of the late Kevin and Josephine Cassidy and brother of Audrey, Jim, Maurice, Rosemary, Sean, Maureen, Stephen, Margaret and Denise.

His funeral was from his home, 1 Rectory Park, Lurgan, on Sunday to St Paul’s Church followed by a private cremation on Tuesday.

Brendan Kelly

The death took place on December 29 of Brendan (Acky) Kelly, 13 Albert Avenue, Lurgan.

He was the son of the late Eileen and James and brother of Francie, Jimmy, Mary, Sean, Kate, Eamon, Eileen, Geraldine, Janette, Michael and Denise.

His funeral was on Sunday to the Church of St John the Baptist, Drumcree, with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Paul McCaffrey

The death took place as a result of an accident on December 29 of Paul McCaffrey, 62 Edenappa Road, Jonesborough, and formerly of Lurgan.

He was the husband of Amanda and father of Ryan, Jade and Tiernan.

His funeral was on Sunday to the Sacred Heart Church, Jonesborough, with burial afterwards in Jonesborough Cemetery.

Ena Creery

Ena Creery, 2 Rosemount, Lurgan, died peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital on December 31.

She was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Creery and sister of Leo, Eileen (Hamill), Colette (McQuaid), Desmond and the late Christopher, Patrick and Ria.

She was the sister-in-law of Hugh, Brid, Angela, Helen and the late Gerry.

Her funeral was on Tuesday to St Peter’s Church with interment in St Colman’s Cemetery.

Kenneth Totten

The death took place at hospital on January 1 of Kenneth Totten, Soldierstown Road, Aghalee.

He was the husband of Joan and father of Joy.

His funeral was on Wednesday to St John’s Parish Church, Moira, with interment in the adjoining churchyard.