Funeral takes place today of the late Dermot French

Dermot French
Dermot French

The funeral of the late Dermot French is to take place in Lurgan this afternoon (Thursday).

Mr French (36) died tragically after being struck by a car in Belfast.

Many tributes have been paid to the well respected businessman.

Mr French’s funeral is to take place at St Paul’s Church, Lurgan at 2pm followed by cremation at 4.30pm at Roselawn Cemetery.

Mr French, who is the son of Jane and the late Jim French, ran his own business in Belfast called bizTech Software.

He is also mourned by his brothers Thomas, James, and Des and his sister Irene, his fiance Maeve Hamill, wide family circle and his many friends.

His funeral will leave his mother’s home in Pinebank for Requiem Mass at St Paul’s.

The family have requested that donations in lieu of flowers be sent to Contact N.I., c/o Jack McLearnon & Son Funeral Directors, 75 North Street, Lurgan BT67 9AH.