Deaths in the community

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Lily Skelton

The death has occurred of Lily Skelton, who passed away peacefully on September 10.

Late of Derrytrasna, Lily was the beloved mother of Oliver, loving mother-in-law of Agnes, and dear grandmother of Theresa, Denise, Damian and Gary.

Her funeral took place from her son’s home on Saturday to St Mary’s Church, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Deeply regretted by her sorrowing son, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchild, and entire family circle.

Harry McConville

Harry McConville passed away peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital on September 10.

Harry was the beloved husband of the late Phyllis, loving father of Stephen, Mary, Joan, Charlie and Eleanor, and dear brother of Rita, Mary and the late Eileen and Pat.

The funeral was held from his home on Saturday in Aghacommon to St Patrick’s Church, Derrymacash, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Gerald Doran

The death has occurred of Gerald Doran, who passed away peacefully on September 11.

Gerald was the special son of the late Peter and Sheila, much loved brother of Peggy, Olive, Owen, Jim, Peter, Phelim, Dermot, Rose and Kathleen, and the late Nellie, Sheila, Matthew, Michael and Marcellus.

His funeral took place on Monday from the residence of his sister, Peggy, to St Paul’s Church, followed by interment in St Colman’s Cemetery.

Very deeply regretted by his loving sisters, brothers, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Amy King

Amy King passed away on September 11, peacefully.

Late of Magheralin, Amy was the wife of the late Johnnie and dearly loved mother of Daphne, Colin and Alvin.

Her funeral was held from her home on Sunday to Magheralin Parish Church, followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard.

Donations, if desired, may be made for Macmillan Cancer Care, c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service, 7 Robert St, Lurgan.

David Drake

David Drake passed away peacefully after a long illness on September 12.

David was the dearly loved husband of Eileen, father of Sandra and much loved step-father to Ann, Gail and Denise.

His funeral was held on Tuesday from his home, followed by interment in Lurgan Cemetery.

Donations, if desired, may be made for Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie, c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service.

David will be lovingly remembered by his sorrowing wife, daughter, step-children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and family circle.

Marie Goodfellow

Marie Goodfellow passed away on September 13, peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital.

Late of Lurgan, Marie was the beloved mother of Cathy, much loved Nanny of Eíméar, loving daughter of the late Charles and Annie, and dear sister of Philip, Kathleen, Michael, Jim, Brian, Paul and the late Charles, Teddy, Mary and Liam.

Her funeral took place on Tuesday from her home to St Paul’s Church, Lurgan, followed by interment in St Colman’s cemetery.

Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her sorrowing daughter, granddaughter, Greg, brothers, sister, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and entire family circle.

Margaret Foye (NÉE Geddis)

The death has occurred of Margaret Foye, who passed away peacefully on September 15.

Margaret was the beloved mother of Eleanor, loving sister of Tom and David, and sister-in-law of Lucimar.

Her funeral took place in Malcomsons Funeral Home on Thursday, followed by interment in Lurgan Cemetery.

Donations, if desired, may be made for ACRE Gospel Mission, c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service.

Will be lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

Doris marguerite Bleakley

The death has occurred of Doris Marguerite Bleakley, who passed away on September 16, peacefully at Hospital (late of Winona Donaghcloney) beloved wife of the late Brian and much loved mother of Peter and Karen.

Her funeral Service was in Roselawn Crematorium on Friday last.

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be made for Alzheimers Society c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service 7 Robert Street Lurgan BT66 8BE.

Will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing son, daughter and partner Willie, grandchildren Thomas, Molly, James, Daniel, John, Maeve and Rose.

Paul McAlinden

Paul McAlinden passed away suddenly on September 15. Paul was the dearly beloved son of Pauline and the late Gerry, 5 Lake Street,

He was also the much loved brother of Marcel, Myles and Conor,

His funeral took place on Friday last from his late residence to St Peter’s Church with interment afterwards in St Colman’s Cemetery,

Very deeply regretted by his loving mother, brothers, sisters-in-law Carol, Leona and Olivia, nieces and nephews Aislind, Emily, John Paul, Grace, Eoin and Ronan also Emma and Erin and family circle.

Joseph (Joe) McGivern

The death has occurred of Joseph (Joe) McGivern, peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital on September 16.

Joseph (Joe) was the beloved husband of Gertie and devoted father of Patricia, Paul and Declan, a much loved granda of Lois, Conal, Shauna, Julie-Anne, Grainne, Neill, Eimear and Jake.

His funeral was from his home, 16 Cafolla Gardens on Friday last to St Paul’s Church, Lurgan with urial afterwards in St Colman’s cemetery.

Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife, daughter, sons, son-in-law Tony, daughter-in-law Sandra, Declan’s partner Louise, grandchildren, great grandchildren Lucy, Ava, Jamie and Emma and entire family circle.

Family flowers only please with donations in lieu if desired to, Parkinson’s Disease Society c/o McAlinden & Murtagh Funeral Directors, 5 William Street, Lurgan. Tel:028 3832 4404.

Nellie Creaney (née Duffy)

The death occurred of Nellie Creaney (née Duffy) on September 16.

Nellie, 49 Levin Road, was the beloved wife of the late Tommy and dearly loved mother of Thomas, Maria, Patricia, Sean, Catherine, Margaret and Eamonn.

Her funeral took place on Saturday from her late residence to St. Peter’s Church for requiem mass with interment afterwards in St. John’s Cemetery, Drumcree, Portadown.

Deeply regretted by her sorrowing daughters, sons, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, sisters, brother and family circle.

Alice Mary Bibb

The death occurred of Alice Mary Bibb on September 17th, peacefully at home (late of 56 Irwin Drive Lurgan). Beloved wife of George and much loved mother of George, Jonathan, Karen and Alison.

Her funeral Service took place in High Street Methodist Church Lurgan, Sunday at 3pm followed by interment in Lurgan Cemetery.

Donations if desired may be made for the Mandeville Unit CAH and High Street Methodist Church c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service, 7 Robert Street, Lurgan, BT66 8BE (cheques made payable to Malcomsons Donation Account please).

Will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing husband, sons, daughters, sons-in-law Mark and Mark, daughters-in-law Linda and Karen, grandchildren Jack, Molly, Ryan, Emily and Katie, Aimee, Sarah and Bethany, Rachel and Andrew.

Geoff Withers

Geoff Withers (Derrymacash) died peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital , September 17.

Geoff was the beloved husband of Anne, loving father of Darren and Stephen, dear father-in-law of Susanne and a much loved granddad of Carla, Caitlin and Jamie.

His funeral took place from his home, 54 Wolf Island Terrace on Sunday to St. Patrick’s church, Derrymacash. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife, sons, daughter-in-law, grandchildren and entire family circle.

Gerald Doherty

The death has occurred of Gerald Doherty, peacefully at home, on September 18.

Gerald was the dearly beloved husband of Lyn, 24b Old Church Lane, and loving daddy of Kerry, much loved son of Molly and the late Seamus, beloved brother of Mary, Bernadette, Danny, Deirdre, Eoin and the late Jim, beloved son-in-law of Ken and Florence Ferguson, brother-in-law of Kenny, Colin and Alan.

His funeral took place on Tuesday in St Joseph’s Church, Glenavy. A Private Cremation took place afterwards in Roselawn Crematorium, Belfast.

Very deeply regretted by his loving wife, daughter, mother, sisters, brothers, father-in-law, mother-in-law, brothers-in-law and family circle.

No flowers please, donations in lieu if desired to Pancreas Cancer c/o Jack McLearnon & Son Funeral Directors, 75 North Street, Lurgan, BT67 9AH.

Gary Gordon

Gary Gordon passed away peacefully at home on September 18.

He was the dearly beloved husband of Anne (McKerr), 9 Ashgrove Avenue, and much loved daddy of Catherine and Maeve, and beloved son of the late Billy and Eileen, and loving brother of Julie (Courtney),

His funeral was on Monday from his late residence to St Peter’s Church for Requiem Mass, Interment afterwards in St Colman’s Cemetery,

Very deeply regretted by his loving wife, daughters, sister, brother-in-law Conor, nephews Ryan and Ronan, father-in-law Jim and entire family circle.