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William George (Billy) BURNS 20 May 2022

Burns May 20, 2022 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, William George (Billy), 23 Crossglebe, Sandholes, Cookstown, devoted husband of Ann, loving father of Richard, Julie-Ann, Carri, Christopher and Sara-Lee, dear father-in-law of Laura, Stevey, Jamie, Ania and Gary, darling granda of Casey, Riley, Connor, Matthew, Callum, Katie, Caolan, Khaleesi, Abigail and Charlie and a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in his late home on Monday, 23 May, followed by interment in Donaghey Congregational Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Macmillan Cancer Support c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. “A heart of gold, a smiling face, someone special who cannot be replaced.”

Henry (Harry) Clarke 15 May 2022

Clarke May 15, 2022 (suddenly) after a short illness, Henry (Harry), late of 35 Salterstown Road, Magherafelt and formerly of Cookstown and Portrush, dearly loved husband of Alice, dearest father of Kenneth, Marleen, Colin and Graeme, father-in-law of Hazel, Glenda and Louise, devoted granda of Stacey and Neal, Steven and Leanne, Ben and Alex, Samantha and Nathan, Oliver, Noah and Joshua, great-granda of Ella, Charlie, Harper, Rylee and Maddison and dear brother of Rita. A private funeral was held on Thursday, 19 May. Dearly missed and loved forever.

Robert John (Jackie) McCOMB 16 May 2022

McComb May 16, 2022 (suddenly) at home, 88 Stewart Avenue, Cookstown, Robert John (Jackie), dearly loved husband of the late Maureen (Mo), much loved dad of Karen and Christine, dear father-in-law of Carl, devoted granda of Xahra and Teo, dearest brother of Kathleen, Isobel, Billy, Lynn and the late Jean and Ronnie and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in First Presbyterian Church Cookstown on Friday, 20 May, 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 Air Ambulance N.I. and N.I. Chest Heart & Stroke. Soulmates reunited.

Grenrah (Gren) FERGUSON 9 May 2022

Ferguson May 9, 2022 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, Grenrah (Gren), 73 Knockanroe Road, Ardtrea, Stewartstown, beloved Husband of June, much loved Father of Kenneth and Sharon, dear Father-in-Law of the late Carol, loving Grandfather of Leanne (Alex), Victoria, Karen and the late Bryan and Great-Grandfather to Sophia. A private funeral took place on Thursday, 12 May. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving family and entire family circle. Into your loving care Lord.

Vernon Ernest THOM 5 May 2022

Thom May 5, 2022 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, aged 87 years, Vernon Ernest, 11 Park Avenue, Cookstown, devoted husband of Gwennie, loving father of Gwyneth, Adrian, Arnold and the late Ernest, dearest father-in-law of Evelyn, Jennifer, Rosie and the late Mike, cherished grandfather of Andrew, Philip, Laura, Vernon, Harry and the late Warren and Lauren, a beloved great-grandfather to his 9 great-grandchildren and a much loved brother and uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Sunday, 8 May, 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 Derryloran Parish Church and Kildress Parish Church. Gone but not forgotten.

Trevor James GLENDINNING 3 May 2022

Glendinning May 3, 2022 (suddenly) at home, 4 Berkley Mews, Tullyhogue, Cookstown, Trevor James, loving fiancée of Kim, dear brother of Raymond, dearest brother-in-law of Adelaide and precious uncle of Adel and Joanne. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Friday, 6 May, 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. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his fiancée, brother, sister-in-law, nieces, Kim’s children Dean, Lisa and Clark and all the family circle. Gone but not forgotten.

James Isaac (Jim) CHARLES 1 May 2022

Charles May 1, 2022 (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Centre, James Isaac (Jim), formerly of Killycurragh Road, Cookstown, treasured brother of Florence, dear brother-in-law of Alfred and dearly loved uncle to Roberta, Norman, Colin, Karen and their families. A private funeral took place on Tuesday, 3 May. "Safe in the arms of Jesus."

Mary Killen REANEY 30 April 2022

Reaney (née Ekin), Mary Killen, died peacefully on 30th April, 2022 at Weaver’s House Care Home, Cookstown, aged 102 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Samuel Bowden Reaney, Eary House, Stewartstown. A private cremation service was held on Monday, 9 May. Deeply regretted and fondly remembered by the entire family circle.

Maisie MOFFETT 28 April 2022

Moffett (née Morton) April 28, 2022 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, after a short illness, Maisie, late of 12 Princess Avenue, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Alan, much loved mother of Elaine, Alan and Judith, dearest mother-in-law of Marty and Gary, devoted nanny to Jamie, Carly, Stacey, Deon, Tammi and Kent and cherished great-granny G.G. to Lilly, Demi-Lee, Maisy, Jaxson, Izzy and Sam. A service of thanksgiving was held in R. Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Saturday, 30 April, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Peace, perfect peace.

Moffett (née Morton) – Maisie. Dearly loved sister of Valerie Mills, Elma Brisbane, Carol Brodison, Hilary Samsin (Canada), Jim, Kenny and the late Derek, Bobby, Sammy, Sinclair, Jean (Canada) and May and dear sister-in-law to the Moffett family, Newmills. “At rest.”

Sarah Isobel (Sadie) FREEBURN 15 April 2022

Freeburn (née Henry) April 15, 2022 (peacefully) at home, 60 Tullagh Road, Cookstown, Sarah Isobel (Sadie), beloved wife of the late David William, much loved mother of Robin, Raymond, Maurice, Gloria, Edna, Ronald, Clifford, Gary, Daphney, Shirley and Jennifer and a treasured mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. A service of thanksgiving was held in Orritor Presbyterian Church on Monday, 18 April, 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 Christian Blind Mission. “Absent from the body, present with the Lord.”

Hector McIVOR 14 April 2022

McIvor April 14, 2022 (suddenly), Hector, Killygarvin, Newmills, Dungannon, husband of Laura, father of Gary, Bryan and Ashley, father-in-law of Heather, Jayne and Nigel, grandfather of Kathryn, Richard, James, Harry, Hannah, Matthew and Daniel and brother of the late Violet, Nora, Norman, Havelock, Jack and Eric. A private funeral took place on Sunday, 17 April. Donations in memory, if desired, to Air Ambulance NI c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Sadly missed.

Joan WATSON 12 April 2022

Watson (née Gourley) April 12, 2022 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, Joan, Tullyard House, 40 Tullyard Road, Sandholes, Cookstown, beloved Wife of the late Percy, dear Mother of Averil, Alan and June and a dearest Mother-In-Law, Granny and Great-Granny. A service of thanksgiving was held in Desertcreat Parish Church on Thursday, 14 April followed by a private burial. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Ramone Ward 1, Craigavon Area Hospital. At peace.

Sandra BURTON 9 April 2022

Burton (née Harpur) April 9, 2022 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, surrounded by her family, Sandra, 4 Sessiagh Road, Tullyhogue, Cookstown, dearly loved mum of Laura and Derek, beloved wife of the late Alan, precious daughter of Georgina and the late Bobbie Harpur, loving partner of Robert Dillon, dearest sister of Thomas and the late Margaret and sister-in-law of Dawn. A service of thanksgiving was held in Desertcreat Parish Church on Tuesday, 12 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 Laurel House and Charis Cancer Care. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all her family and friends.

Thomas CAHOON 22 March 2022

Cahoon March 22, 2022 (peacefully) at Drapersfield House Nursing Home, surrounded by his family, Thomas, 16 Ballybriest Road, Cookstown, beloved husband of the late Molly, devoted father of Ernest, Helen (Somerville), Joyce (Shaw), Thomas, Roy and Avril (Harkness), father-in-law of Jill, Noel, Reggie, Roberta and Alfie and a precious granda, great-granda and dearest brother of Robert, Eileen and the late Margaret, Andrew, Nathaniel and George Ernest. A service of thanksgiving was held in Lissan Parish Church on Friday, 25 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 Ballybriest L.O.L. 356 and Lissan Parish Church. “The Lord is my Shepherd.”

BALLYBRIEST PURPLE MARKSMEN LOL 356.

Cahoon - The officers and brethren of the above lodge are saddened to hear of the death of their esteemed Treasurer Bro Tommy Cahoon and tender their sympathy to his son Thomas, also to his Grandsons David, Aaron, Andrew, Steven and Jonathan and also to his brother Robert Joseph Cahoon and Nephew Derek Cahoon.

The Lodge tenders their deepest sympathy to the entire family circle.

Fred Cahoon - Worshipful Master

Bert McCulloch - Secretary

William John DONNELLY 19 March 2022

Donnelly March 19, 2022 (peacefully) at the Macmillan Unit Antrim Area Hospital, William John, formerly of Ballynagilly Lane, Cookstown, beloved husband of the late Carole and much loved father of Alan and Joanne. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Thursday, 24 March, followed by interment in Brigh Presbyterian Churchyard. A heart of gold, a smiling face, someone special who cannot be replaced.

Gretta Margaret LOVE 19 March 2022

Love (née McLernon) March 19, 2022 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Gretta Margaret, 31 Westland Crescent, Cookstown, devoted mum of Stephen and Richard, mother-in-law of Carina, cherished granny of Billy, beloved daughter of the late Billy and Shirley, dearest sister of Carol and the late Rachel and Robert and loving wife of Sammy. A service of thanksgiving was held in St. John’s Parish Church, Moneymore on Wednesday, 23 March, followed by interment in Ballygoney Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Macmillan Cancer Support c/o Steenson Funeral Services, (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Always remembered, never forgotten, forever in our hearts.

Margaret Elizabeth (Lily) VANCE 18 March 2022

Vance (née Bell) March 18, 2022 (peacefully) at Drapersfield House Private Nursing Home, Margaret Elizabeth (Lily), formerly of 16 Duffless Road, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Russell, loving mother of John, Margaret and Christine, dear mother-in-law of Kathleen, Raymond, Roy and the late Ernie and devoted grandmother to Stephen, Christopher and their families. A service of thanksgiving was held in Molesworth Presbyterian Church on Sunday, 20 March (a recording of the service is available on the Molesworth Presbyterian Church YouTube channel), followed by interment in Brigh Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c) 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ, for Drapersfield House and Prison Fellowship N.I. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all her family and friends. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Lillian MARKS 7 March 2022

Marks (née Gourley) March 7, 2022 (peacefully) at Drummaul House Care Home, Randalstown, Lillian, formerly of Oriel Road, Antrim, beloved wife of the late Derek, dearly loved mother of David and Fiona, mother-in-law of Kitty and the late Simon, devoted grandmother to her nine grandchildren and a much loved sister and aunt. A service of thanksgiving was held in Lissan Parish Church on Thursday, 10 March, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Lissan Parish Church c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Lovingly remembered by all her family and friends.

Jane Henrietta (Etta) SMYRL 3 March 2022

Smyrl March 3, 2022, (peacefully) at Brooklands Nursing Home, Jane Henrietta (Etta), formerly of Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Bob, much loved mother of Margaret, Violet, Harold, Wendy, Audrey and the late Robin and a loving, devoted grandmother and great-grandmother. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Tuesday, 8 March, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery.  Donations in memory, if desired, to Dementia 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 her family and friends.

Don HUMPHRIES 19 February 2022

Humphries February 19, 2022, (peacefully) at Brooklands Nursing Home, Don, 2 Bells Manor, Castledawson, dearly beloved husband of Heather, loving dad of Paul (Allison), much loved step-father of Michelle and Warren (Liz), caring granda of Ellie, Ben, Zoe, Eoghan and Fionn, dear brother of Helen and brother-in-law of Sandy and Anne. A service of thanksgiving was held in R. Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Tuesday, 22 February, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Air Ambulance N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities Account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and friends. “At peace.”

Stanley ELLIOTT 18 February 2022

Elliott February 18, 2022 (peacefully) in his 100th year, Stanley, Gows-Hill, Tullyhogue, beloved husband of the late Lizzie, devoted dad of Beth, Ivan, Joan and Heather and a much loved father-in-law, papa and brother. A service of thanksgiving for Stanley’s life took place at Gows-Hill on Sunday, 20 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 Air Ambulance N.I. and Dementia N.I. Sadly missed.

Ronald (Ronnie) MOFFETT 11 February 2022

Moffett February 11, 2022 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, Ronald (Ronnie), much loved husband of Joan, 82 Newmills Road, Dungannon, treasured father of Alison and Ralph, dear father-in-law of Mark and Nikki, devoted granda to Christopher and his wife Natalie, Paige and Kevyn and a beloved brother. A service of thanksgiving was held in Tullanisken Parish Church on Sunday, 13 February, 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 and lovingly remembered by all his family and friends.

Hazel Winifred HARKNESS 16 February 2022

Harkness (née Faulkner) February 16, 2022 (peacefully) at The Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital, Hazel Winifred, 30 Coagh Road, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Robert John (Jack), much loved mother of Nigel and Alastair, mother-in-law of Janet, granny of Aaron and Jenna, and sister of Dorothy, Valerie, Heather and the late Maureen, Evelyn and Bertie. A service of thanksgiving was held in Molesworth Presbyterian Church on Saturday, 19 February, 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. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all her family and friends. “At rest with God.”

Ernest FERGUSON 31 January 2022

Ferguson January 31, 2022 (peacefully) at home, 63 Morgan's Hill Road, Cookstown, Ernest (Ernie), much loved husband of Margaret, loving daddy of Jennifer, Lorraine and Kenneth, dearest father-in-law of Colin, Paul and Joan, proud granda to Lee, Luke, Sophie, Matthew, Katie, Kiah, Noah, Rebecca, Jamie and Rachel, great-granda of Elijah and a dear brother and brother-in-law. A service of thanksgiving was held in Cookstown Independent Methodist Church on Thursday, 3 February, followed by interment in Donaghey Congregational Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Marie Curie, c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. A heart of gold, a smiling face, someone special who cannot be replaced.

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