Recent deaths in the local community

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Dorothy Hamilton

The death occurred of Dorothy Hamilton on May 31.

Dorothy was the beloved wife of Jim and much loved father of Julia, Keith and Andrea. Her funeral was held in Holy Trinity Church, Waringstown, with interment in Blaris Cemetery. Donations, if desired, may be made for Macmillan Cancer Care, c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service, 7 Robert St, Lurgan.

Mary O’Neill (née Austin)

Mary O’Neill passed away on May 31.

Mary was the dearly beloved wife of the late Joseph, much loved mother of Jennifer, Marian, Gerald, Paul, Barbara and the late Noel, and beloved sister of Joseph. Her funeral took place on Friday, with interment in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Derrymacash.

Donations, if desired, to Marie Curie Nurses c/o Jack McLearnon & Son, 75 North St, Lurgan.

Rosaleen Castle (née Withers)

Rosaleen Castle passed away on May 31.

Rosaleen was the dearly beloved mother of Guy and Sarah, much loved mother-in-law of Danielle and Mark, loving granny of Jessica and Naomi, and loving sister of Ann, Marie, Lionel, Eilish, Frances, Margaret, Gerard, Breda, Gabriel, Laurette, and the late Philip, and friend to Patricia.

Her funeral was held on Friday, with Requiem Mass in St Peter’s Church. Donations, if desired, to Ward 2 North Craigavon Area Hospital c/o Jack McLearnon & Son.

Ethel Mavis Dickson

The death occurred of Ethel Dickson on June 3.

Ethel was the dearly loved mother of Geoffrey, Janice and Alister, mother-in-law of Colleen and Kate, a beloved grandmother, and sister to Ivor, Bobby and Lily. Her funeral took place on Sunday, with interment in Lurgan Cemetery.

Nora Turtle

Nora Turtle passed away on June 2.

Nora was the wife of the late Joseph, dearly loved mother of Rodney, and sister of Samuel, Bertie and Ivor. Her funeral took place on Friday. Lovingly remembered by all her family and friends.

Jim Lennon

Jim Lennon passed away on June 5.

Jim was the beloved husband of Veronica, loving father and father-in-law of Rufina and her husband Michael, Aíne and her husband Ian, Dermot and his wife Anu, Breige and her husband Jimmy, Cormac and his partner Paola, and much loved granddad of Tiarnan, Diarmuid, Emmet, Cliodhna, Aliina, James, Ellen, Niall, Ciaran and Eeva, and brother of Sean and the late Maureen and Una. His funeral was held on Tuesday, with Requiem Mass in St Paul’s Church, Lurgan, followed by burial in St Colman’s cemetery.

Donations, if desired, to Parkinson’s UK c/o McAlinden & Murtagh, 5 William St, Lurgan.

Phoebe McGown

The death occurred of Pheobe McGown on June 5.

Phoebe was the dearly loved wife of Wellesley.

Her funeral was held on Wednesday, with interment in Moira Presbyterian Church Burial Ground. Donations, if desired, for Renal Unit Belfast City Hospital c/o Malcomsons Funeral Service.