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Madge FORDE 28 June 2019

Forde June 28, 2019 (peacefully) at Weaver’s House Care Home, Madge, formerly of Drumnamalta Road, Cookstown, daughter of the late George and Elizabeth Forde, sister of the late Florence Glasgow and George Forde and a much loved aunt and great-aunt. A service of thanksgiving was held in Killycurragh Gospel Hall on Sunday, 30 June, followed by interment in Kildress Parish Churchyard. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “Redeemed by the precious blood of Christ.”

Nathaniel (Nat) CATHERWOOD 22 June 2019

Catherwood June 22, 2019 (peacefully) at Drapersfield House, Nathaniel (Nat), dear brother of James, Thomasina, Gordon and Kathleen. A private funeral took place on Thursday, 27 June. Will be sadly missed by the entire family circle. “Till we meet again.”

Thomas William (Tom) ALLEN 19 June 2019

Allen June 19, 2019 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Thomas William (Tom), late of Weaver’s House Care Home, Cookstown, husband of Vera, father of Clairine, Iris, Lorna and the late Glenn and a dear father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother of David and the late Sadie (Wilson). A service of thanksgiving took place in Molesworth Presbyterian Church on Friday, 21 June, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Very deeply regretted by all the family circle.

William David (Billy) ERSKINE 18 June 2019

Erskine June 18, 2019 at Craigavon Area Hospital, William David (Billy), beloved husband of the late Rita, late of Drapersfield House and formerly of Moneymore Road, Cookstown, much loved father of Lorraine and Gail, a dear father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother of the late Betty Chambers and Florrie Grimason. A service of thanksgiving took place in Derryloran Parish Church on Friday, 21 June, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Macmillan Cancer Support c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Mary MULLAN 17 June 2019

Mullan (née Jeffers) June 17, 2019 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, Mary, beloved wife of the late Ernest, 14 Derrygonigan Road, Cookstown, devoted mum of Barbara, Margaret and the late Jeffery, mother-in-law of John and Godfrey, loving granny of Keren, Harry, Sarah, Edward and Elen and dear sister of Walter, Evelyn, Eileen and the late John. A service of thanksgiving took place in Ballygoney Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, 19 June, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Macmillan Cancer Support c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Loved always, sadly missed. “The Lord is my Shepherd.”

Henry Burrows (Harry) CUDDY 14 June 2019

Cuddy June 14, 2019 (peacefully) surrounded by his loving family, Henry Burrows (Harry), loving husband of Maria, 20 Terrenew Road, Castlecaulfield, Dungannon, much loved daddy of Jennifer, Robert, Judith and Lorraine, father-in-law of Ian, Arlene, Derek and Paul and a devoted granda and great-granda. A service of thanksgiving took place in St Michael’s Parish Church, Castlecaulfield on Monday, 17 June, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society 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.”

Laurence BUCHANAN 3 June 2019

Buchanan June 3, 2019 (suddenly) at home, after a short illness, Laurence Alexander, loving husband of Shirley, 1 The Courtyard, Coagh, precious dad of Amanda, Marcella and Rodney, father-in-law of Johnston, Ian and Brenda, a devoted granda and great-granda and dear brother of Joyce. A service of thanksgiving was held in Tamlaght Parish Church on Thursday, 6 June, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to N.I. Air Ambulance c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. “My grace is sufficient for thee.” 2 Corinthians 12 v 9

Roy JOHNSTON 14 May 2019

Johnston May 14, 2019 (peacefully) at home, 140 Coolreaghs Road, Cookstown, Roy, much loved husband of Myrtle, devoted daddy of Marcellus, Maxine, Paula and Roderick, father-in-law of Michelle, Philip, Ivor and Leanne, loving granda of Christopher, Nathan, Chloe, Emma, Calan, Kathryn, Kyle, Matthew, Luke and Zac and great-granda of Emma and Charlotte. A service of thanksgiving took place in Lissan Parish Church on Friday, 17 May, 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 Charis and Friends of the Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “Peace, perfect peace.”

Kathleen CREIGHTON 4 May 2019

Creighton (née Black) May 4, 2019 (peacefully) at Westlands Residential Home, Kathleen, beloved wife of the late Mervyn, 48 Queens Avenue, Cookstown, dearly loved mother of Norman and Richard, mother-in-law of Annere and dear sister of Jim, Robert and the late Elizabeth. A service of thanksgiving took place in Derryloran Parish Church on Tuesday, 7 May, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Westlands Residential Home and Alzheimer’s Society. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Sadie COMPTON 2 May 2019

Compton (née Cahoon) May 2, 2019 (peacefully) at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Omagh, Sadie, formerly of Stewart Avenue, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Robert, loving mother of Mary, Olivia, Noelle, Vicky and the late George and a dear mother-in-law and grandmother. A service of thanksgiving took place in Cookstown Methodist Church on Friday, 10 May, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Voilet COMPTON 2 May 2019

Compton May 2, 2019 (peacefully) at the Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital, Violet, much loved wife of Brian, 2 Adair Close, Cookstown, loving mother of Clive, Lynn and Glenn, mother-in-law of Julie-Ann, Richard and Claire and a loving nana. A service of thanksgiving took place in Derryloran Parish Church on Saturday, 4 May, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to the Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Sadly missed, lovingly remembered.

Helen CHAMBERS 22 April 2019

Chambers (née McKenzie) April 22, 2019 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital after a short illness, Helen, devoted wife of John, 1 Desertlyn Road, Moneymore, loving mother of Freddie, Margaret, Eleanor and Johnny, mother-in law of Joanne, Colin and Laverne, a much loved gran and great-grannie and dear sister of Rae, Lil, Bob and Maisie. A service of thanksgiving was held in St. John’s Parish Church, Moneymore on Wednesday, 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 N.I. Chest, Heart & Stroke and St. John’s Parish Church. Will be sadly missed by all the family circle. “Peace, perfect peace.”

Henrietta (Etta) BAYNE 13 April 2019

Bayne – Henrietta (Etta), April 13, 2019 (peacefully), dear wife of Bertie, 120 Claggan Lane, Cookstown, loving mother of Mervyn and Carolyn, mother-in law of Anna and Robert, much loved grandmother of Norman, Samuel, Gareth, Stephen and Mark and dear sister of George. A service of thanksgiving was held in First Presbyterian Church Cookstown on Monday, 15 April, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to N.I. Chest, Heart & Stroke c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. “At peace.”

Dinah Elizabeth PURDY 10 April 2019

Purdy (née Bownes) April 10, 2019 (peacefully) at home, 49 Lissan Road, Cookstown, Dinah Elizabeth, devoted wife of Cecil, loving mother of Norman and Laura, mother-in law of Pauline and Stephen, caring grandmother of Lynsey and Richard, Conor and Lyndsey, Shane and Chloé, great-grandmother of Elliot and a dear sister. A private funeral took place on Friday, 12 April. Donations in memory, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Ivan Manfred James TIERNEY 19 March 2019

Tierney March 19, 2019 (peacefully) at home after a long illness, Ivan Manfred James, loving husband of Barbara, 39 Drumgrass Road, Cookstown, treasured father of Ben and Robyn and dearest brother of Lizzie, David and Daphne. A service of thanksgiving took place in Cookstown Methodist Church on Friday, 22 March, followed by interment in Kildress Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Marie Curie and Charis Cancer Care. Into your loving care Lord.

Thomas (Tommy) MOORE 1 March 2019

Moore March 1, 2019 (suddenly) at home, 21 Killymoon Road, Cookstown (house closed), Thomas (Tommy), son of the late Hugh and Elizabeth Moore, dear brother of Isa and the late William, Doreen, Martin and Peggy and much loved uncle of the late Mary and Eugene. A service of thanksgiving was held in R. Steenson & Son Funeral Home, on Monday, 4 March, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery.  Donations in memory, if desired, to Cookstown Methodist Church c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed by Margaret, Elizabeth, Robert, Alison, Deborah and all the family circle.

Jean (Jeanie) PEACH 27 February 2019

Peach February 27, 2019 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, Jean (Jeanie), late of Drapersfield House Private Nursing Home and formerly of Windsor Crescent, Cookstown, dear mother of Tanya and the late Pheobe and Penny, grandmother of Julie-Anne, Jonathan, Nathan, P.J., Zack, Caileigh, Adam, great-grandmother of Riley, Kealan and Izzy and sister of Pheobe and the late Mary, Lil and George. A service of thanksgiving was held in R. Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Friday, 1 March, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Will be sadly missed by all the family circle.

Caroline (Carrie) COLLINS 23 February 2019

Collins February 23, 2019 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Caroline (Carrie), beloved wife of the late Alex, 62 Moveagh Road, Cookstown, precious mother of Roy, David, Heather and Geoffrey, a loving mother-in-law and grandmother and dear sister of Winnie and Jean. A service of thanksgiving took place in Kildress Parish Church on Tuesday, 26 February, followed by a private family interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Kildress Parish Church c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “Precious memories.”

Robert HUNTER 23 February 2019

Hunter February 23, 2019 (peacefully) at home, 77 Cookstown Road, Moneymore, Robert, beloved husband of the late Edith, much loved father of Christine, William, Kennedy, Samuel and the late Alan, father-in-law of John, Ruth and Lisa, grandfather of Judith, Aaron, Alanna, Clive, Kendal, Jade, Abbie and David, great-grandfather of Lila, Jonah, Daisy and Hugo and brother of Margaret and the late Kennedy. A service of thanksgiving took place in First Moneymore Presbyterian Church on Monday, 25 February, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Lovingly remembered by his daughter, sons and the wider family circle.

Thomas Andrew (Tom) HARKNESS 9 February 2019

Harkness February 9, 2019 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Thomas Andrew (Tom), beloved husband of the late Lily, ‘Hillview’ 43 Coagh Road, Cookstown, loving and devoted father of Eleanor and Margaret, father-in-law of Raymond, grandfather of Lee, brother of Norman, the late Jack and William and brother-in-law of Hazel and Phyllis. A service of thanksgiving took place in Molesworth Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, 12 February, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery.  Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Tamlaghtmore Silver Band and Ward B3 Antrim Area Hospital. Will be sadly missed and never forgotten by all his family and friends. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts.

Margaret Emily GRAY 6 February 2019

Gray (née Simpson and formerly Houston) February 6, 2019 (peacefully) at Home, 16 Giboney Court, Cookstown and formerly of Carrickfergus, Margaret Emily, beloved wife of the late David Gray and the late Thomas Arnold Houston, much loved mother of Norma, Carol, Linda and Roland and a precious grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. A service of thanksgiving took place in Molesworth Presbyterian Church on Friday, 8 February, followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan on Saturday, 9 February. Donations in memory, if desired, to Charis Cancer Care c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown BT80 8PZ. Forever loved, forever missed.

Robert John GAULT 29 January 2019

Gault January 29, 2019 (peacefully), at Craigavon Area Hospital, after a short illness, Robert John (Robert), dearly loved husband of Nan, 20 Crossglebe, Sandholes, Cookstown, much loved father of Willard, Melvin, Ivor, Naomi, Aylmer, Adrian and Gareth, a loving  father-in-law, granda and great-granda and dear brother of Gertrude. A service of thanksgiving took place in Desertcreat Parish Church on Friday, 1 February 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 Brainwaves N.I. and Desertcreat Parish Church. Sadly missed by all the family. “We bless the years we had with you and leave the rest to God.”

Norman Samuel David WILKINSON 2 February 2019

Wilkinson February 2, 2019 (peacefully) at Hospital, Norman Samuel David, beloved husband of Lily, 27 Knockadoo Road, Cookstown, devoted father of Doreen, Margaret and the late David, father-in-law of Rodney and Raymond, a loving grandfather and great-grandfather and dear brother of Hazel, Edna, Mervyn and the late Sydney. A service of thanksgiving took place in Lissan Parish Church on Tuesday, 5 February, 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 Molesworth Presbyterian Church and Cancer Research U.K. Will be lovingly remembered by his wife, daughters and the entire family. “The Lord is my Shepherd.”

Carol FERGUSON 28 January 2019

Ferguson (née Williamson) January 28, 2019 at Antrim Area Hospital, Annie Caroline (Carol), much loved wife of Kenneth, 1 Moorville, Lisnahall, Stewartstown, loving mother of Leanne, Victoria, Karen and the late Bryan, mother-in-law of Alex and grandmother of Sophia. A service of thanksgiving took place in Ardtrea Parish Church on Thursday, 31 January, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Cancer Research, c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. “We bless the years we had with you and leave the rest to God.”

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