Deaths in the community

Derek Aston

THE death has taken place at hospital of Derek Aston, late of 227 Gilford Road, Lurgan on September 20.

He was the beloved husband of Sandra and father of Stephen, Judith and the late Karen, father-in-law of Delia and grandfather of David, Robert, Karen and Thomas.

His funeral service was held at Knocknamuckley Parish Church on Sunday followed by a Private Family Committal at Roselawn Crematorium.

Jim McCann

THE death has taken place of Jim McCann, peacefully at Belfast City Hospital on September 23.

Jim was the dearly loved husband of Jennifer, Portland Manor, Lurgan and father of Una, Sinead and Aileen, father-in-law of Martin and grandad of Meabh.

Mr McCann is the son of the late John and Ann (RIP) and much loved brother of Brendan, Paddy, Sean, Marie, Gary, Laurence and Anne.

His funeral was on Tuesday from his late residence to St Peter’s Church for Requiem Mass and afterwards interment at St Colman’s Cemetery.

Melvin Ivan Gilliland

THE sudden death has taken place of Melvin Ivan Gilliland at hospital on September 22.

He was the dearly loved husband of Sarah, son of Rae and the late Ivan and brother of Amanda, Kate, Diane, Valerie and Jill.

His funeral was from his home at 7 Laurelvale Close, Donaghcloney for service in St Patrick’s Church Donaghcloney followed by interment in First Presbyterian (Non-Subscribing) Church burying ground.

Bernadette McCann

THE death has taken place peacefully in England on September 20 of Bernadette McCann (Nee Toner) formerly of Pinebank, Craigavon and Stewartstown, Co Tyrone.

Bernadette was the dearly loved wife of the late John and mother of Michael, Tony, Jacqueline, Donna, Cathal and Sean.

Her funeral is today (Thursday) at 10.15am from the residence of her daughter Jacqueline Scullion of 161 Ballynamoney Road, Derrymacash to St Anthony’s Church, Craigavon for 11am Requiem Mass.

Interment afterwards in The Rock Cemetery, Pomeroy.

Shirley Pretoria Beattie

THE death has taken place suddenly of Shirley Pretoria Beattie on September 23 at her home in Park Lane, Gilford.

She was the dearly loved wife of Ronnie and devoted mother of Ian and Andrew. She is also mourned by her daughters-in-law Ann and Amanda, and grandchildren Emily, Harriett and Kimberly.

Her funeral was in Gilford Presbyterian Church on Wednesday with interment afterwards at Tullylish Parish Churchyard.