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David SMITH 5 October 2021

Smith October 5, 2021 (suddenly) at the Royal Blackburn Hospital, David (ex R.U.C. George Cross, P.S.N.I., retired), much loved husband of Rosemary (née McCrea), formerly of Coolmount Way, Cookstown, loving dad of David and Linda, father-in-law of Scott and devoted grandfather of Seraphina and Eleanor. Everyone welcome in R. Steenson & Son Funeral Home, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ on Saturday, 16 October 4pm – 6pm. Funeral service in Lisnagleer Baptist Church on Sunday, 17 October at 2.00pm, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. (Due to current restrictions, numbers will be limited inside the church, however the service will be relayed outside). Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to R.U.C. Benevolent Fund c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), (address as above). “In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:6

Malcolm THOM 5 October 2021

Thom October 5, 2021 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, Malcolm, 8A Drumearn Road, Cookstown, devoted husband of Elizabeth, beloved father of Vivienne and Ian, father-in-law of Andrew and Diane and grandpa of Helen, Nicholas, Peter, Zara and Anna. A service of thanksgiving was held in Kildress Parish Church on Friday, 8 October, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Parkinson’s U.K. and Kildress Parish Church. Forever in our hearts.

Maureen GRIMES 3 October 2021

Grimes October 3, 2021 (peacefully) at her son’s home, Maureen, formerly of Hillhall Park, Lisburn and Stewart Avenue, Cookstown, dearly loved mum of Mark, Jonathan and Simon, dear mother-in-law of Julie, Diane and Kerrie and a loving grandmother. A service of thanksgiving was held in Mark’s home on Tuesday, 5 October followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Macmillan Nurses c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. “The Lord is my shepherd.”

Judith DAVIDSON 30 September 2021

Davidson (née Donnelly) September 30, 2021 (suddenly) after a short illness, Judith, 10 Sandy Row, Cookstown, precious fiancée of Raymond, much loved mum of Ethan, devoted daughter of Sandra and special sister of Donna. Family and friends welcome at the home or in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ on Saturday, 2 October 6pm – 8pm. Funeral service in Cookstown Gospel Hall on Sunday, 3 October at 2.00pm, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society c/o Steenson Funeral Services (address as above). Happiness and contentment.

Joan McKINNEY 25 September 2021

McKinney September 25, 2021 (suddenly) at Antrim Area Hospital, Joan, 40 Gortagammon Road, Tullyhogue, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Norman, darling mum of Sharon and Christine, dear mother-in-law of Gary and Trevor, cherished Nanny of Kira, Ethan and Alice, much loved sister of Marion, Irene, Catherine and the late Carole and dearest sister-in-law of Ann, Willie and Tom. A service of thanksgiving was held in Ardtrea Parish Church on Tuesday, 28 September, followed by interment in the adjoining graveyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to N.I. Chest, Heart & Stroke c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities Account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Our family chain is broken, nothing seems the same, but as God calls us one by one, the links shall join again.

Pauline BLEEKS 7 September 2021

Bleeks (née Cree) September 7, 2021 (peacefully) at Corkhill Care Centre, Pauline, formerly of Tullyveagh Road, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late George, dearest daughter of Elma and the late Bill Cree, loving mother of Alison, Melody, Joanne and the late Gary, treasured grandmother of Ryan, Amy, Marcus, Bronwyn, Matthew and Joshua and great-grandmother of Grace and Max. A service of thanksgiving was held in Steenson's Funeral Home, on Thursday, 9 September, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

Kathleen SIMPSON 27 August 2021

Simpson August 27, 2021 (peacefully), at the Robinson Memorial Hospital, Kathleen, formerly of Millburn Street, Cookstown, beloved daughter of the late Bobby and Mary Simpson, precious sister of Billy, Maureen, Brian, Joan, Stanley, Stephanie, Karen and the late Liz and Tom and a much loved sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Sunday, 29 August, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Robinson Memorial Hospital c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. God has you in His keeping, we have you in our hearts.

Crena ADAIR 25 August 2021

Adair (née Black) August 25, 2021 (peacefully), at the Ulster Hospital, Crena, formerly of 3 Glenavon Park, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Garry, dearly loved mother of Garry and Robin, mother-in-law of Emma and Heather and treasured granny to Tom, Harry, Hannah, Patrick, Ellen, Megan and Erin. A service of thanksgiving was held in First Presbyterian Church Cookstown on Saturday, 28 August, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. “Thine be the glory.”

Constance Linda (Connie) CARMICHAEL 23 August 2021

Carmichael August 23, 2021 (peacefully), at Antrim Area Hospital, Constance Linda (Connie), formerly of 6 Queen’s Avenue, Cookstown, dear sister of Brenda and the late Walter and Norman and a much loved sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Wednesday, 25 August, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Parkinson’s U.K. c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. In the hearts of those who loved you.

Kathleen Elizabeth NEWELL 20 August 2021

Newell (née Catherwood) August 20, 2021 (suddenly), at home, 16 Chambre Park, Stewartstown, Kathleen, dearly loved wife of John, devoted mother to Alistair, Elaine and Kyle, a loving mother-in-law and grandmother, dearest sister of James, Thomasina, Gordon and the late Nathaniel and a dear sister-in-law. A private funeral took place on Tuesday, 31 August. Donations in memory, if desired, to N.I. Chest, Heart & Stroke c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Loved with everlasting love.

Lindsay COTTON 9 August 2021

Cotton August 9, 2021 (suddenly), at Drapersfield House Nursing Home, Lindsay, formerly of 17 Drumgrass Road, Cookstown, beloved son of the late John and Marion Cotton, dearest brother of Muriel, Wesley and Eveleen and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in Lissan Parish Church on Thursday, 12 August, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. A truly gentle soul who will be missed by all who knew him.

Raymond Leslie HEWITT 26 July 2021

Hewitt July 26, 2021 (peacefully) at home, 26 Main Street, Tullyhogue, Cookstown, Raymond Leslie, husband of Ruth, father of Alison, Helen and Bryan, father-in-law of Philip, Dave and Julie, grandad of James, Ben and Alex, brother of Yvonne, Cecil, Kate and William and brother-in-law of Randal, Renee and John. A loving and much loved husband, father, father-in-law, grandad, brother and brother-in-law. A service of thanksgiving was held in Desertcreat Parish Church on Thursday, 29 July, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities Account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Marie Curie and N.I. Hospice. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.

William Robert (Bobby) JEFFERS 20 July 2021

Jeffers July 20, 2021 (suddenly), William Robert (Bobby), 24 Letteran Road, Cookstown, beloved husband of the late Hazel, dearly loved dad of Maurice, Jonathan and Adam and a loving father-in-law, grandfather and brother. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Friday 23 July, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to P.S.P. Association, c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Aaron Louis WILSON 19 July 2021

Wilson July 19, 2021 (suddenly), Aaron, 18 Crossglebe, Sandholes, Cookstown, much loved husband of Laura and devoted father of William and Luella. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Thursday, 22 July, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to N.I. Chest, Heart & Stroke c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

Mina SHEPHERD 14 July 2021

Shepherd (née Davidson) July 14, 2021 (peacefully) at home, Mina, 47 Ballybeg Road, Dungannon, beloved wife of the late Edgar, dearly loved mother of June, Thomas, Sterling, Alan and Muriel, mother-in-law of Jim, Adrienne, Annie, Stephanie and Gary and a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. A service of thanksgiving was held in First Stewartstown Presbyterian Church on Friday, 16 July, followed by interment in the church graveyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for First Stewartstown Presbyterian Church Repair Fund and Marie Curie Cancer Care. “Absent from the body, present with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5:8

Isabel Crooks 7 July 2021

Crooks (née Crooks) July 7, 2021, (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Centre, Sadie Isabel, 164 Drum Road, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Ernest Crooks, dear friend of John Service, mother of James (Lorraine), dear sister of Margaret and sister-in-law of John. A service of thanksgiving took place in R. Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Friday, 9 July, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Air Ambulance N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services, (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

John S HAGGAN 5 July 2021

Haggan July 5, 2021 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, John S., dearly loved husband of Noreen, 26A Glencon Road, Newmills, Dungannon. A private funeral took place on Thursday, 8 July. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife, son Jan, daughter-in-law Maureen, grandchildren Conall and Jana and sister Jill. "In the hearts of those who loved you."

Dorothy JUNK 25 June 2021

Junk (née Wilkinson) June 25, 2021 (peacefully) at home, surrounded by her family, Dorothy, 6 Lisnanane Lane, Sandholes, Cookstown, much loved mum of Patricia and Alistair, mother-in-law of Colin and Marina and devoted nanny of Lynsey and Lee. A service of thanksgiving was held in Sandholes Presbyterian Church on Sunday, 27 June, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Sandholes Presbyterian Church c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed by all her family and friends. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Peggy SLOAN 25 June 2021

Sloan (née McVicker) June 25, 2021 (peacefully) at home, surrounded by her family, Peggy, 9 Limekiln Lane, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Hugh, loving and devoted mother of Trevor, Alan and Christine, mother-in-law of Doreen, Christine and Trevor, treasured grandmother of Laura, Roger, Peter, Stephen, Kathryn, Timothy, Rebecca and Andrew and a special great-grandmother. A service of thanksgiving was held in Cookstown Baptist Church on Sunday, 27 June, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Irish Baptist College c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Remembered with love by all the family circle. “I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Psalm 23 v 6.

Maria CUDDY 20 June 2021

Cuddy (née Gilkinson) June 20, 2021 (peacefully) at the Royal Victoria Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, Maria, 20 Terrenew Road, Castlecaulfield, Dungannon, beloved wife of the late Harry, much loved mummy of Jennifer, Robert, Judith and Lorraine, mother-in-law of Ian, Arlene, Derek and Paul, a devoted granny and great-granny and dearest sister of Sandy and the late Tommy, Derek and Irene. A service of thanksgiving was held in St Michael's Parish Church on Tuesday, 22 June, followed by interment in adjoining Churchyard. A recording of the funeral service will be available via the church website from Tuesday evening onwards. Donations in memory, if desired, to Air Ambulance N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

Gilmore MAGEE 18 June 2021

Magee June 18, 2021, (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Gilmore, 106 Morgans Hill Road, Cookstown, beloved husband of the late Madge, adored daddy and father-in-law of Darryll and his partner Geraldine, Kyra and her husband Andy and Gail, devoted granda of Jessica, Sophie, Drew, Jason, Matthew, Gem, Leah and Morgan, great-granda of Kayden and Arlo and dearest brother of Ronnie and the late Ernie. Funeral took place from his late home on Sunday, 20 June for burial in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to N.I. Chest, Heart & Stroke Association c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and friends at home and abroad. “At home with the Lord.”

Vernon Ernest (Ernie) THOM 6 June 2021

Thom – Vernon Ernest (Ernie), June 6, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, late of Garden Village, Antrim and formerly of Cookstown. Dearly beloved Husband of Evelyn, father of Vernon and the late Lauren and Warren, much loved son of Vernon and Gwennie and dear brother of Gwyneth, Adrian and Arnold. A service of thanksgiving for Ernie's life was held in Bairds funeral home, Antrim on Wednesday 9th June 2021, followed by interment in six mile cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, made payable by cheque to Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary c/o Bairds of Antrim, 71 Church Street Antrim BT41 4BE, Or visit www.bairdsfuneralservice.com to donate online. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife and entire family circle.

Eileen McCARTNEY 7 June 2021

McCartney (née McCloy) June 7, 2021, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at the Macmillan Unit Antrim Area Hospital, Eileen, dearly loved wife of George, 77 Sweep Road, Cookstown, much loved mum of Ian and Gillian, dear mother-in-law of Julie and Paul and devoted grandmother of Matthew, Harry, Jamie and Leo. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Wednesday, 9 June, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Motor Neurone Disease Association N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Absent from the body, present with the Lord.

Leon Richard (Geordie) STEWART 4 June 2021

Stewart June 4, 2021, at Craigavon Area Hospital, after a short illness, Leon (Geordie), late of Milburn Close, Cookstown and formerly of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. A service of thanksgiving was held in Brigh Presbyterian Church on Sunday, 6 June, followed by interment in Desertcreat Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to RAF Benevolent Fund c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all his friends and family. Peacefully sleeping free from all pain, we wouldn’t awake you to suffer again.

Christina (Teenie) HAMILTON 2 June 2021

Hamilton (née Osborne) June 2, 2021, (suddenly) at home, 3 Sweep Road, Cookstown, Christina (Teenie), beloved wife of the late Cecil (Skipper) and loving and devoted mother of Joy, Lynn, David, Beth, Billy and the late James. A service of thanksgiving was held in Cookstown Elim Pentecostal Church on Saturday, 5 June, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends. Mizpah.

Eliza Ann (Elsie) DONNELLY 8 May 2021

Donnelly (née Baxter) May 8, 2021, (peacefully) at home, 41 Morgan’s Hill Road, Cookstown, Eliza Ann (Elsie), beloved wife of the late Jack, precious mother of Sandy and Heather, mother-in-law of Anne and Don, treasured granny of Michelle, Ayshea (Colin) and Warren (Liz), dearly loved great grandmother of Ben, Ewan, Zoe, Eoghan, Rory, Fionn and sister of the late George, Bertie and Peggy. A service of thanksgiving was held in Cookstown Independent Methodist Church on Monday, 10 May, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Cookstown Independent Methodist Church c/o Rev Malcolm Patterson, “Ebenezer”, 29 The Dales, Cookstown, BT80 8TF. “With Christ which is far better.”

Cora Caroline RITCHIE 6 May 2021

 Ritchie (née Megarry) May 6, 2021, (peacefully) at home, 4 Old Coagh Road, Cookstown, Cora Caroline, much loved wife of Harold, beloved mother of Margaret and Gary, mother-in-law of Ian and loving nanny of Joshua, Rachel, Kristopher and Thomas. A service of thanksgiving was held in First Presbyterian Church, Cookstown on Sunday, 9 May, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Marie Curie and the Intestinal Failure Fund, Belfast City Hospital. In the hearts of those who loved you.

Ruth BLACK 5 May 2021

Black (née McCarroll) May 5, 2021, (peacefully) at home, 43 Morgan’s Hill Road, Cookstown, Ruth, beloved wife of the late Thomas Gordon (Tommy John), loving mother of Maureen, Gordon and Denis, mother-in-law of Jim, Jennifer and Wendy, treasured granny of Jonathan, Elaine, Norma, Graham, Lesley-Ann and Rachel and great-granny of Naomi, Leah, Jake, Rhiannon, Callum, Tommy, Gracie-Mae, Harry and Theo. A service of thanksgiving and committal took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Friday, 7 May. Donations in memory, if desired, to Air Ambulance N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

James Joseph (Jim) BRISBANE 21 April 2021

Brisbane – James Joseph (Jim), April 21, 2021 (peacefully) at home in Cookstown, surrounded by his family, devoted husband of Rosemary, much loved dad of Jeremy and Jonathan, dear father-in-law of Amanda, treasured granda of Jody, Harvey and Charlotte and dearest brother of Edward, Philip and David. A service of thanksgiving was held in Desertcreat Parish Church on Saturday, 24 April, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Diabetes UK and N.I. Hospice. “Beautiful memories, treasured forever."

Maria HENRY 20 April 2021

Henry (née Anderson) April 20, 2021 at Craigavon Area Hospital, Maria, 11 Lurgy Road, Newmills, Dungannon, beloved wife of the late Jackie, dear mother of Kenneth, Sandra, Lorraine and John, mother-in-law of Marina, Kirk and Kenny, loving grandmother of Julie, Stephen, Mark, Denver, Gary and Christina and a treasured great-grandmother. A service of thanksgiving took place in Tullanisken Parish Church on Friday, 23 April, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Tullanisken Parish Church c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed by all the family circle.

Elizabeth Ann (Beth) MILLAR 20 April 2021

Millar (née Maxwell) April 20, 2021, (peacefully) at home, 26 Lismoney Road, Cookstown, Elizabeth Ann (Beth), devoted wife of Glen, treasured mum of Linda, James, Glenda, Dorothy and the late Christopher, mother-in-law of Elaine, Colin and Colin, loving granny of Johnathan, Harry, Emily, Anna, Max and Kerrie and dear sister of Cynthia and the late Jim. A service of thanksgiving took place in First Presbyterian Church, Cookstown on Friday, 23 April, followed by interment in Donaghendry Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Charis Cancer Care and Marie Curie. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all her family and friends.

Elizabeth Hazel SINCLAIR 17 April 2021

Sinclair (née Patton) April 17, 2021, very peacefully at home, 2 Castle Road, Cookstown, Elizabeth Hazel, beloved wife of the late Andy, much loved mother of Philip and Bryan and mother-in-law of Alison, devoted grandma of Alyssa, Katelyn and Nathan, treasured twin sister of Olive and dearest sister of Iris and Billy. A service of thanksgiving took place in Derryloran Parish Church on Tuesday, 20 April, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Steenson Funeral Services, (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. All the way my Savior leads me, What have I to ask beside? Can I doubt His tender mercy, Who through life has been my guide?

William George Thompson (Junior) BELL 27 March 2021

Bell March 27, 2021 (peacefully) at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, William George Thompson (Junior), late of Arden Court, Bramhall, Cheshire and formerly of Wind Mill Farm, Coagh, beloved son of the late Thompson and Emma Bell, brother of the late Millar and Ellison and much beloved uncle to Rosemary, Kathryn, David and Gillian. A service of thanksgiving took place in Aghaveagh Gospel Hall on Wednesday, 21 April, followed by interment in Coagh Presbyterian Churchyard. Will be fondly remembered by his wider family.

Gordon KELSO 11 April 2021

Kelso April 11, 2021 (peacefully) at home, surrounded by his family, Gordon, dear husband of Anne, 52 Sherrygroom Road, Stewartstown, dearest dad of Elizabeth, Adrian, Philip, Kenneth and Melvyn, father-in-law of Paul, Sharon, Carlene, Sharon and Claire, loving granda of Laura, Nigel, Stuart, Joshua, Ruth, Timothy, Molly, Jacob and Henry, great-granda to Tyler and Aubree, dear brother of May, Joan, Elwyn and the late Jim and brother-in-law to Betty, Ivy, Sharon, William and the late Whann. A service of thanksgiving was held in Donaghey Congregational Church on Wednesday, 14 April, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Cancer Research UK and Donaghey Congregational Church. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Mark Stephen PORTEUS 8 April 2021

Porteus April 8, 2021 (tragically) at his home in Portadown, Mark Stephen, treasured son of Rev Canon Norman and Janet Porteus, special brother of Judith, brother-in-law of Simon, much loved uncle of Rebecca and Ruby and beloved grandson of William and Caroline Moore and the late Richard and Annabella Porteus. A service of thanksgiving was held in Annaghmore Parish Church on Monday, 12 April, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. A recording of the funeral service is available via Annaghmore Parish Church Facebook page. Donations in memory, if desired, to the Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Treasured memories.

Gerald Rowland BENBOW 7 April 2021

Benbow April 7, 2021 (peacefully) at home, Bramble Lane, Cookstown, Gerald Rowland, much loved husband of Diana, treasured dad of David, Michael, Joanne and Vicki, a treasured granddad and great-grandad and dearest brother of Ron, Doreen, Kath and the late Jean, Len, Eric, Ken and Jeff. A service of thanksgiving was held in Steenson's Funeral Home on Saturday, 10 April, followed by cremation in Lakeland's Crematorium, Cavan. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Marie Curie and St. Mary’s Church, Lydiard. “The Lord is my Shepherd.”

James (Jim) McGEOWN 29 March 2021

McGeown March 29, 2021 (suddenly) at home, 17 Edinburgh Drive, Cookstown, James (Jim), dear dad of Lindsay, Karen, and Scott, father-in-law of David and Andrew, special granda of Maddison, Harper, Mason, Mia-Rose and Carter and dearest brother of Ernie, Tommy, Celia and the late Willie. A service of thanksgiving and committal took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Friday, 2 April. Donations in memory, if desired, to N.I. Ambulance Service c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Annie Rebecca (Anna) HOPKIN 30 March 2021

Hopkin (née Stewart) March 30, 2021 (peacefully) at home, 82 Stewart Avenue, Cookstown, Annie Rebecca (Anna), beloved wife of the late Leonard, much loved mother of Jennifer, Pauline, Leonard and Robert, mother-in-law of Paul and Colette, grandmother of Rebecca, Samantha, Dylan, Charlotte, Dean, Daniel and James and dear sister of Billy, Mary, Tommy, Elizabeth, Stanley, Sandra, Samuel and the late Freddie, Isaac, Robert and Dorothy. A private burial took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Friday, 2 April following which a memorial service was held via Zoom. A recording of the memorial service is available at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QQyI44kJw63XSncLHd0-iq4guBFIL_16/view?usp=sharing. Donations in memory, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed by all her family and friends. Psalm 23.

Robert (Bobby) NELSON 28 March 2021

Nelson March 28, 2021 (peacefully) at Cove Manor Nursing Home, Ardboe, Robert Alexander (Bobby), formerly of 2 Drumgarrell Road, Cookstown, son of the late Thomas and Martha, brother of Victor, Thomas and the late Ivan and beloved friend of Étain. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Tuesday, 30 March, followed by interment in Ardtrea Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Cove Manor Nursing Home Residential Fund c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. In our hearts your memory lingers.

John FARLEY 27 March 2021

Farley – John, March 27, 2021 (peacefully) at home in Cookstown, surrounded by his loving family, much loved husband of Ruth, dearly loved dad of Stephen, Michael, Karen and Jon, dear father-in-law of Anna, Katrina and Mark, much adored granda of Jonathan, Stefan, Hannah, Jamie, Matthew and Hannah, great-granda of Ruby and Molly and dearest brother of Anne. A service of thanksgiving was held in Cookstown Baptist Church on Monday, 29 March, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Parkinson’s U.K. c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Norman THOMPSON 26 March 2021

Thompson March 26, 2021 (suddenly) at Drapersfield House Nursing Home, Norman, formerly of Smith Street, Moneymore, loving brother of Lily and Samuel and brother-in-law of George and Lois. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Monday, 29 March, followed by interment in St. John's Parish Churchyard, Moneymore. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Frederick James (Freddie) FERGUSON 19 March 2021

Ferguson March 19, 2021 at Antrim Area Hospital, Frederick James (Freddie), dearly loved husband of Mary, 76 Killymoon Road, Cookstown, treasured father of Jonathan, father-in-law of Ashton, cherished grandfather of Isla, dearest brother of Eric, Jack, Ian, Norman and David also a dear brother-in-law and uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in Brigh Presbyterian Church on Sunday, 21 March, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Insight Group and Brigh Presbyterian Church. "Peace, perfect peace."

Alastair LAIRD 11 March 2021

Laird March 11, 2021 at Antrim Hospital,  Alastair, beloved husband of the late Carol, 1b Killycurragh Road, Cookstown, much loved dad of Emma and Nick, father-in-law of Ben and Zadie and adored grandfather of Daisy, Ella, Katherine and Harvey. Private cremation service in Roselawn Crematorium on Tuesday, 16 March at 10.00am, followed by a service of thanksgiving in the summer. Donations in lieu of flowers to The Mid Ulster Stroke Support Group c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed by all his family and friends.

Dennis COULTER 11 March 2021

Coulter March 11, 2021 (peacefully) at home, in his 99th year, Dennis, 19 Cloghog Road, Cookstown, son of the late Daniel and Margaret Coulter and much loved brother of Vina, Sadie, Florrie and the late Jim, Lily, Gretta and Ross. A service of thanksgiving was held in Molesworth Presbyterian Church on Saturday, 13 March (a recording of the service is available via Molesworth Presbyterian Church YouTube Channel), followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Molesworth Presbyterian Church c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

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Kerbs and posts sometimes become loose on memorials. We can repair the memorial and prevent this reoccurring.  Over the years most memorials will require cleaning. We offer a cleaning service that can restore memorials to almost new condition.

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