Deaths in the community

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Deaths in the community this week.

Albert Douglas

The death occurred of Albert Douglas on December 8, peacefully at hospital.

He was the beloved husband of Lilian and much-loved father of Albert and Abie.

His funeral from his home at Carrick Drive, Lurgan, on Thursday) followed by interment in Lurgan Cemetery.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be made for N.I. Chest Heart & Stroke and M.S. Society c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service 7 Robert Street Lurgan BT66 8BE (cheques made payable to Malcomsons Donation Account). Will be lovingly remembered by his sorrowing wife Lilian, sons Albert and wife Gail, Abie and partner Dawn, grandchildren Adele, Alister and Adrian, great-grandchildren and family circle.

Denis Corr

Denis Corr (Derrytrasna) passed away peacefully at Lurgan Hospital on December 7.

He was the dearly beloved husband of the late Marie, Bay Rampart Derrytrasna R.I.P, and much loved father of Denise and Paul, beloved father-in-law of Julian and Sinead and loving granda of Stephen, Kate, Sarah, Rianna, Clara and John,

His funeral took place on Thursday from his late residence to St Mary’s Church for Requiem Mass, Interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery,

Very deeply regretted by his loving daughter, son, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren and family circle.

Betty McCrystal

The death has occurred of Betty McCrystal (née Blaney) peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital on December 8.

Betty was the dearly beloved wife of Jim, Antrim Road, and much loved mother of Catherine (Rice), beloved mother-in-law of Kieran and loving gran of Connal, Niamh and Daire,

She was the beloved daughter of the late Patrick and Ellen Blaney and devoted sister of Roy, Patricia and Donald and the late Olive and Jim R.I.P,

The funeral took place on Friday from her late residence to St Peter’s Church for Requiem Mass, Interment afterwards in St Patrick’s Cemetery Aghagallon,

Very deeply regretted by her loving husband, daughter, son-in-law, grandchildren, brothers, sister and family circle.

Veronica (Vera) McKinstry

Veronica (Vera) McKinstry (née Heaney) passed away peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital on December 9th.

She was the dearly beloved wife of the late Brian, Hawthorn Avenue, Lurgan, and much loved mother of Colum, Sheila (Harbinson), Brian, Karl and Declan, beloved sister of Silvester and Peter, and loving mother-in-law of Nuala, Lucille, Sheila, Lisa and the late Paul R.I.P,

Her funeral was on Friday from her late residence to St Paul’s Church for Requiem Mass,

Interment afterwards in St Colman’s Cemetery,

Very deeply regretted by her loving sons, daughter, brothers, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren and family circle.

Joseph (Joe) Kane

The death has occurred of Joseph (Joe) Kane (Craigavon, formerly of Templetown, Carlingford).

He died on December 9, peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital.

Joe, from Avonmere, was the dearly beloved husband of Maureen (nee Rice) and much loved father of Patrina, Tony, Adrian and Karen, beloved father in law of Andrew, Denise, Maria and Stephen and loving Grandad of Ryan, Emily, Niall, James, Conaire, Cormac, Jack, Orla, Beth, Ronan, Claire, Ciara and Anna.

Funeral took place from his home on Saturday to St. Anthony’s Church, Craigavon for Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. James Cemetery, Grange, Carlingford.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife, daughters, sons, daughters in law, sons in law, grandchildren, brother, sisters and family circle.

Enquiries to, McAlinden & Murtagh Funeral Directors , 5 William Street, Lurgan, Tel: 02838 324404.

Ernest Reynolds

Ernest Reynolds passed away peacefully at Laganvale Care Home on December 10.

He was the beloved husband of the late June and much loved father of Marchelle, Deborah and Melanie.

Funeral Service took place in Emmanuel Church on Sunday followed by interment in Lurgan Cemetery.

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be made for Alzheimer’s Society c/o Malcomsons Funeral Services.

Will be lovingly remembered by his sorrowing daughters, sons-in law Thomas and Peter, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, mother in law Florence and family circle.

William Paul Gilkinson

The death has occurred of William Paul Gilkinson, December 11, peacefully at hospital.

He was the much loved father of Jonathan.

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

Will be lovingly remembered by his sorrowing son Jonathan and partner Rose, Jennifer and partner David and family circle.

Elizabeth (Liz) Maxwell

Elizabeth (Liz) Maxwell passed away peacefully at Lurgan Hospital on December 13,

Liz was the much loved mother of Stephen, beloved daughter of the late Lily and Joe Maxwell and loving sister of Margaret, Gemma, Marie and the late Ann and Eleanor, and dear friend of Martin.

Funeral was from her home, Manor Drive, to St. Paul’s church, Lurgan for Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Colman’s cemetery.

Deeply regretted by her sorrowing son, sisters, brothers in law, nieces, nephews, and entire family circle.

Family flowers only please, with donations in lieu if desired to, Southern Area Hospice, c/o McAlinden & Murtagh Funeral Directors, 5 William Street, Lurgan. T: 02838 324404

Mary Isabella (Mabel) Davidson

The death has occurred of Mary Isabella (Mabel) Davidson on December 12th, peacefully at her home.

She was the beloved wife of the late Andrew and much loved mother of Alan and Martin.

House and funeral strictly private.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired may be made for Salvation Army Christmas Appeal, c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service, 7 Robert Street, Lurgan, BT66 8BE.

Will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing sons, daughters-in-law Lynne and Joan, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and extended family circle.

Richard Stanley Trevor Perciva

Richard Stanley Trevor Percival passed away peacefully in the City Hospital, Belfast, on December 12th.

Late of Carnreagh, Craigavon. he was the beloved husband of Jean, dearest father of Lynn, Fay and Joy, father-in-law of Matthew and Adrian and a much loved granda of Hannah, Ellie and Joshua.

Funeral Service took place on Tuesday in Lurgan Elim Pentecostal Church, with committal following at Kernan Cemetery.

Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to Release International and the Cancer Centre City Hospital, c/o Milne Funeral Services, 59 Seagoe Road, Portadown, BT63 5HS.

Very deeply regretted and sadly missed by the entire Family Circle.

Mary Elizabeth (Maisie) Poots

The death occurred of Mary Elizabeth (Maisie) Poots on December 12th, peacefully.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Minnie) Poots, dear sister of the late Jim and Sam (formerly of Church Place, Lurgan) and dear aunt of Jim, Heather, Grace and Joy.

Funeral Service was in The Gospel Hall, Malcolm Road, Lurgan, on Monday, followed by interment in Banbridge Road Presbyterian Church Burial Ground, Dromore, Co. Down.

House strictly private.

No flowers please, by request. Donations in lieu, if so desired, payable to Joseph Poots & Son Funeral Director, 42 Bridge Street, Portadown, BT63 5AE for Laganvale Care Home and The Leprosy Missions United Leprosy Fund.

Will be missed by her Nephew, Nieces, their families, and all the Family Circle.

Brian Gibson

The death has occurred of Brian Gibson, on December 14th, peacefully at hospital.

Funeral Service in Malcomsons Funeral Home, 7 Robert Street, Lurgan BT66 8BE, on Wednesday at 1pm followed by interment in Kernan Cemetery, Portadown.

House strictly private, family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be made for Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service (address above).

Will be lovingly remembered and deeply regretted by his beloved Olive, Angela, Robin, Sharon, grandchildren, great grandchildren and family circle.