Deaths in the local community

Rhoda Emerson

The death took place peacefully at Lough Neagh Private Nursing Home on July 5 of Rhoda Emerson.

She was the wife of Joe, late of Ashleigh Crescent, Lurgan.

Her funeral was on Sunday to Lurgan Cemetery from her sister and brother-in-law, Myrtle and Willie Hunter’s home, 2 Glenview Park, Lurgan.

Also regretted by niece Audrey and Howard Marshall and family and cousin Margaret McMurray and family.

Ida Thompson

The death took place on July 4 at Glenview Nursing Home of Ida Thompson, wife of the late George, late of Portlec Place, Lurgan.

Her funeral was from her daughter Jan’s home, 56A Ardboe Drive, Lurgan, on Sunday to Lurgan Cemetery.

Arthur Patrick McQuade

Arthur Patrick McQuade died peacefully at Lurgan Hospital on July 5.

He was the husband of the late Eithne, 1 Allenhill Park, Lurgan, and father of Gerard, Patrick, Michael and Kieran.

Also regretted by daughters-in-law Katherine and Catherine, grandchildren Alice, Eithne, Peter, James, Michael, Margaret and Mary and the family circle.

His funeral was on Monday to St Peter’s Church with interment in St Colman’s Cemetery.

Patrick Berger

The death took place peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital on July 6 of Patrick Berger, 29 Thornleigh, Lurgan.

He was the son of Jacques and Marie Berger, brother of Jim, Malachy and Yvonne and the late Laurence, twin sister Theresa and Gerry and lifelong friend of Peggy.

Also regretted by sisters-in-law Sheila and Maureen, nieces and nephews and family circle.

His funeral was on Wednesday to St Paul’s Church with interment in St Colman’s Cemetery.

Pauline Rooney

Pauline Rooney, of 56 Miller Park, Laurencetown, died peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital on July 5.

She was the mother of Conor and Andrew and sister of Jim and the late Marie.

Also regretted by daughter-in-law Jennifer, grandson Jack and the entire family circle.

Her funeral was on Tuesday to St Colman’s Church with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Michael Rogers

The death took place peacefully at Lurgan Hospital on July 8 of Michael Rogers, 4 Kilvergan Heights, Derrymacash and formerly of Parknasilla, Aghagallon.

He was the husband of Kathleen and father of Edel, Martin, Aidan, Michael and Dara.

Also regretted by sons-in-law Conor and Eugene, daughters-in-law Ciara and Shauna, grandchildren and the entire family circle.

His funeral was on Wednesday to St Patrick’s Church, Derrymacash, with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Kathleen Towe

The death took place peacefully at home on July 8 of Kathleen Towe, wife of the late Isaac, 11 Levin Road, Lurgan.

She was the mother of Gerard, Helen, Kieran, Sean, Paula, Catherine, Patsy and Martin.

His funeral is today (Thursday) to St Peter’s Church with interment in St Colman’s Cemetery.