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Richard Clive GRIMES 5 September 2019

Grimes September 5, 2019 (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Centre, after a long illness, Richard Clive, much loved husband of Lorna, 7 Glenavon Park, Cookstown, loving dad of Michaela, father-in-law of the late Denver, devoted grandad of Rebecca and a much loved brother. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Sunday, 8 September, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Derryloran Parish Church (for the Parish Hall Restoration) c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed by all the family circle.

Albert Edmund (Bertie) GLASGOW 3 September 2019

Glasgow September 3, 2019 (peacefully) at home, 53 Drumearn Road, Cookstown, Albert Edmund (Bertie), beloved husband of the late Florrie, dear brother of Anna and the late Renee, Gerald and Desmond and a much loved uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in Lissan Parish Church on Thursday, 5 September, 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 Marie Curie and N.I. Hospice. Will be very sadly missed by all his family and friends. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Arthur Benjamin (Ben) McGEAGH 28 August 2019

McGeagh passed away peacefully at his daughter’s residence, 1 Dreenan Road, Deroran, Beragh, Sixmilecross on 28 August 2019. Arthur Benjamin (Ben), darling husband of the late Maureen, dearly loved father of Geoffrey, Linda and Jackie, dear father-in-law of Carol, Drew and Alan, devoted and loving grandfather of Judith, Kathryn, Julie, David, Stuart and Richard and a much loved great-grandfather of Eden, Milo, Troy, Matthew, Joshua and Jacob. A service of thanksgiving was held in Trinity Presbyterian Church on Saturday, 31 August, followed by interment in Greenhill Cemetery Omagh. Donations in memory, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. ‘At home with the Lord.’ 2 Cor. Ch 5 v 8

Muriel HIGGS 25 August 2019

Higgs (née Stewart) August 25, 2019 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital surrounded by her family, Muriel, loving wife of Colin, 1 Mountview Avenue, Moneymore, much loved mother of Simon and his partner Kiara, Sarah and her husband Michael, cherished grandmother of Josh, Ben, Emma and Sophie, dear sister of Jean and her husband Gerry and aunt of Jenny and John. A service of thanksgiving took place in Cookstown Methodist Church on Friday, 30 August, followed by a private cremation. Donations in memory, if desired, to Macmillan Cancer Support c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Victor George McREYNOLDS 14 August 2019

McReynolds August 14, 2019 (peacefully) at Loane House, after a short illness, Victor George, loving husband of Doreen, 39 Ballymaguire Road, Stewartstown and dearly loved father of Nigel and Jason. A service of thanksgiving was held in his late home on Friday, 16 August, followed by interment in Brigh Presbyterian Churchyard. Will be sadly missed by his wife, sons, daughter-in-law Karen and grandchildren Chloe, Holly and Ben.

George BLEEKS 12 August 2019

Bleeks August 12, 2019 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, after a short illness, George, loving husband of Pauline, 19 Tullyveagh Road, Cookstown and much loved father of Alison, Melody, Joanne and the late Gary. A service of thanksgiving was held in his late home on Wednesday, 14 August, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and the entire family circle. 

Joyce McKEE 6 August 2019

McKee (née Thompson) August 6, 2019 (peacefully) at The Royal Victoria Hospital, Joyce, beloved wife of the late Eric, 18 Coolreaghs Road, Cookstown, much loved mother of Brian, Pamela, Linda and the late Wendy, mother-in-law of Beryl, Noel and John, cherished grandmother of Darren, Gail, Ryan, Kylie, Ashlea and Luke, great-grandmother of Priya, Keira, Sienna, Lacie, Alyssa and Thomas and dear sister of Vera and the late May, Eric and Andrew. A service of thanksgiving was held in Molesworth Presbyterian Church on Thursday, 8 August, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Diabetes UK c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “The day Thou gavest, Lord, is ended.”

Albert Ronald SMALLWOOD 20 July 2019

Smallwood July 20, 2019 (peacefully) at The Royal Victoria Hospital, after a short illness, Albert Ronald, 1 Derryloran Place, Cookstown, husband of Joyce, much loved dad of Hayley and her partner Fred, loving granda of Fallon and her partner Paul, Nicki and his wife Kelly, great-grandpa of Ariana and dear brother of Reggie and Audrey. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Tuesday, 23 July, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery.  Donations in memory, if desired, to The Royal Victoria Hospital Cardio Vascular Unit cheques payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Annie CHARLETON 17 July 2019

Charleton (née Stewart) July 17, 2019 (peacefully) at Marina Care Home, in her 103rd year, Annie, beloved wife of the late Malcolm, formerly of Drumconvis Road, Coagh, dearly loved mother of Stewart, mother-in-law of Vivienne and grandmother of Lea and Ross. A service of thanksgiving was held in Coagh Presbyterian Church on Sunday, 21 July, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Coagh 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.

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.”

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.

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.”

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.

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