Deaths in the community

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JOHN HAIRE

John Haire passed away on July 20, peacefully at hospital.

Late of Trasna Way, Lurgan, John was the beloved husband of Babs and loving father of Joy and Wendy.

The funeral took place on Wednesday in Lurgan Salvation Army Citadel, followed by interment in Lurgan Cemetery.

Donations, if desired, may be made for Lurgan Salvation Army, c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service, 7 Robert St, Lurgan.

John will be lovingly remembered by his wife; daughters; sons-in-law Jim and Henry; grandchildren Jonathan, Zoë, Grace, Jamie, Jack and Julie-Anna, and great grandson Zack.

Margaret Patterson

The death has occurred of Margaret Patterson, who died peacefully in the Royal Victoria Hospital on July 21.

Margaret was the beloved wife of the late William and dearest mother of Michael, Stephen and Karen. She was also the mother-in-law of Isobel, a much-loved granny of Robin, Simon, Lisa, Rachel, Darren, Rebecca and Bianca, and a great granny.

Her funeral was held on Thursday in Milne Funeral Services Funeral Home in Lurgan, with committal afterwards in Lurgan Cemetery.

SHEILA ELIZABETH TIPPING

Sheila Tipping passed away peacefully in hospital on July 21.

Sheila was the dearly-beloved wife of the late Harry, much-loved mother of Louise, Niall and Nuala, and loving granny of Ruairi, Connor, Edith, Harry and Dervlagh.

The funeral took place from her late residence to St Peter’s Church for Requiem Mass, followed by interment in St Colman’s Cemetery.

Donations, if desired, can be made to the Chest Heart and Stroke Association, c/o Jack McLearnon & Son Funeral Directors, 75 North Street, Lurgan.

JOAN CLARKE

Joan Clarke passed away on July 23, peacefully at Bannview Care Home.

Formerly of Mourneview Avenue, Lurgan, Joan was the beloved wife of the late Ken, much-loved mother of Neville, Nigel, Noreen and Ruth, and sister of Maureen and the late Robert.

Her funeral was held on Monday in Malcomsons Funeral Home, followed by interment in Lurgan Cemetery.

Donations, if desired, may be made for Age Concern NI, c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service.

Joan will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing sons; daughters; sons-in-law John and David; daugthers-in-law Deirdre and Ross; grandchildren; great-grandchildren, and entire family circle.

NOEL FORSYTHE

The death has occurred of Noel Forsythe, who died suddenly at his home on July 27.

He was the beloved husband of the late Mina and loving father of Kenny, Gill and Valerie. His funeral took place in Lurgan Baptist Church on Wednesday, followed by interment in Donacloney Presbyterian Church Burying Ground.

Donations, if desired, may be made for Cancer Research, c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service.

Noel will be lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.