Deaths in the local community this week

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Margaret Agnes Bushe

The death occurred of Margaret Bushe on July 14.

Margaret was the dearly loved mother of Victor, Edna, Helene and Wendy.

Her funeral took place on Saturday, with interment afterwards in Lurgan Cemetery.

Donations, if desired, to Gordon Sands for the Lord’s Work c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service, 7 Robert St, Lurgan.

Lovingly remembered by the entire family.

Arthur (artie) Mitchell

Arthur Mitchell passed away on July 16.

Arthur was the dearly beloved son of the late William and Isabella, and much loved brother of Oliver and the late Sean.

His funeral was held on Tuesday, with Requiem Mass in St Peter’s Church followed by interment in Dougher Cemetery.

Very deeply regretted by his sorrowing brother and entire family circle.


The death has occurred of suddenly at home of John McMullan on July 18th.

Mr McMullan was the dearly beloved son of the late Denis and Maris 9 Wellington Street R.I.P,

He was also the much loved brother of Denise and Anna-Marie, beloved brother-in-law of Martin and Phil, and loving uncle of Siobhan, Ryan, Roan and Dylan,

His funeral will be on Friday at 9 45am from the residence of his sister Denise Guiney 10 Bann Close Derrytrasna to St Peter’s Church Lurgan for 10 30am Requiem Mass,

Interment afterwards in St Colman’s Cemetery,

His sudden passing is deeply regretted by his loving sisters, brothers-in-law, niece, nephews and family circle.


The death has occurred of Terence (Terry) Creaney, (Lurgan, formerly of Aghagallon), on July 17, peacefully at Belfast City Hospital.

He was the beloved partner of Shirley, much loved father of Conor and loving son of Margaret and the late Oliver Creaney.

His funeral is from his home, 120 Shankill Street, today (Wednesday 19 July) at 10.00am to St Peter’s Church, Lurgan for 10.30am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s cemetery, Aghagallon.

He is sadly missed by his sorrowing partner, son, mother, his brother Martin and sister Ursula and entire family circle.


The death has occurred of Rita Davison who passed away peacefully at home in Watsonville, Bleary on July 18th surrounded by her family.

She was the beloved wife of Kenneth and much loved mother of Lorraine, Nigel, Geoffrey and Julie.

Her funeral service is in Knocknamuckley Parish Church today (Wednesday July 19) at 2 pm followed by interment in adjoining Churchyard.

She will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing husband, daughters, sons, sons-in-law Colin and Glenn, Daughters-in-law Nicola and Stephanie, grandchildren, great granddaughter and family circle.