Deaths in the community

William E. Higgins

The death took place on August 29 at Lisnaskey Private Nursing Home of William E (Billy) Higgins.

He was the husband of the late Evelyn, formerly of 23 Mill Street, Gilford.

His funeral was on Saturday to St Paul’s Parish Church followed by interment in Banbridge New Cemetery.

Brian William Brown

The death took place peacefully on August 28 of Brian William Brown, late of Dollingstown.

His funeral was on Monday to Holy Trinity Church, Soldierstown, with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

George Edward Franklin

George Edward (Eddie) Franklin, of 7 Derryola Bridge Road, Gawley’s Gate, died peacefully on August 30.

He was the husband of Sandra, father of Malcolm, Roy, Trevor and brother of John and Joan.

His committal was on Tuesday at Roselawn Crematorium.

Brendan Conlon

The death took place peacefully at home on August 30 of Brendan Conlon, husband of the late Braid, 26 Dunbarton Bungalows, Gilford.

He was the father of Teresa, Helen, Kay, Patricia, Brenda, Dominic, Mary, Brian and Bernadette and brother of Leo, Michael, Joe, Art, Noel, Ellen, Catherine, Sally, Ann and the late Mary.

His funeral was on Saturday to St John’s Church, Gilford, with interment in St Colman’s Cemetery, Laurencetown.

Herbert Holland

After a brief illness Herbert (Herbie) Holland died on August 30.

He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Lily), 13 Watsonville, Bleary, and father of Ivor and Leslie.

His funeral was on Sunday to Knocknamuckley Parish Church with interment in the adjoining churchyard.

Thomas David Harrison

The death took place on September 1 at Sandringham Care Home, after a long illness, of Thomas David (Tommy) Harrison, late of 3 Brookfield Close, Gilford.

He was the husband of Ena.

His funeral was on Monday to St Paul’s Church, Gilford, with interment in All Saints Church, Gilford.

Myrtle Turkington

The death took place peacefully at hospital on September 1 of Myrtle Turkington, wife of the late Cecil, Festival Square, Lurgan.

She was the mother of Paul and Sharon.

Her funeral was on Monday to Shankill Parish Church with interment in Lurgan Cemetery.