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Georgina (Georgie) Harpur 25 January 2023

Harpur (née Greaves) January 25, 2023 (peacefully) at her son’s home, surrounded by her loving family, Georgina (Georgie), 20 Main Street, Tullyhogue, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Bobbie, dearly loved mum of Thomas and the late Sandra and Margaret, treasured mother-in-law of Dawn, devoted nan of Laura, Derek, Sharon, Gareth, Luke, Erin and Elliot, Alix, Jake, Isabella, Joshua and Zack and dearest sister of John, Edna, Sam and the late Ernie. A service of thanksgiving was held in Desertcreat Parish Church on Saturday, 28 January, 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 Marie Curie and N.I. Hospice. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all her family and friends. “Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.” Psalm 62:5-6

Richard Blair 23 January 2023

Blair January 23, 2023 (peacefully) at Ann’s Care Home Moneymore, Richard, 8 Wellbrook Road, Cookstown, dearly loved husband of Jennifer, dearest brother of Norah and the late Reggie and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Wednesday, 25 January, followed by interment in Kildress Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Parkinson’s U.K. c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities Account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ.  Will be lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

James (Jim) Larmour 16 January 2023

Larmour January 16, 2023 (peacefully) at Drapersfield House Nursing Home, in his 86th year, James (Jim), 21 Rathbeg, Cookstown, dearly loved husband of Patsy, much loved dad of David (Pamela), Drew (Roisin), Russell (Harriett) and Tony (Martina), treasured granda of Kyran, James, Mark, Christopher, Brayden, Kristine, Robyn, Erin, Abby, Katie and Nicola, great-granda of J.J., Joseph and Ethan and dearest brother of Dot, Mary, Louie, Violet and the late Hugh. A service of thanksgiving was held at his late home on Wednesday, 18 January, 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 Air Ambulance N.I. and Parkinson’s U.K. “At peace.”

Hylda Carson 7 January 2023

Carson (née Faulkner) passed away January 7th, 2023 in Toronto, Canada, after a long illness, Hylda, formerly of Grange, Cookstown. Dearly loved sister of Pearl, Esther, Yvonne, Noella, Tom and the late Bobby, William and Stanley. At Peace.

Eileen Henry 7 January 2023

Henry (née Cander) January 7th, 2023 (peacefully) at Drapersfield House Nursing Home, in her 95th year, Eileen, 108A Morgan’s Hill Road, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Cecil, much loved mother of Uel, Eric, Edwin, Isobel, Daphne, Kenneth, Rodney, Wilma, Rhona and the late Grenville, a loving mother-in-law, granny and great-granny and dearest sister of Muriel and the late William James. A service of thanksgiving was held in Kildress Parish Church on Monday, 9th January, 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. Sweet memories will linger forever.

Eliza Sarah Claire Porter 6 January 2023

Porter – Eliza Sarah Claire called to be with the Lord 6 January, 2023. Precious daughter of James and Hannah Porter. A private funeral took place on Sunday, 8 January. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Antrim N.I.C.U. and N.I. Children’s Hospice. “I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.” Psalm 139:14

Gertrude (Roberta) Boyd 31 December 2022

Boyd (née Faulkner) December 31, 2022 passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Gertrude (Roberta), 2 Main Street, Tullyhogue, Cookstown, much loved wife of the late Wilson, devoted mum of Colin and Cheryl, loving mother-in-law of Jackie and David, cherished nanny and granny of Ashley, Finlay and Ellis, dearest sister of Joan and Doreen and a dear sister-in-law and aunt. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Monday, 2 January, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to WAVE c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. A special lady who will be sadly missed by friends and family.

Jennifer Acheson 26 December 2022

Acheson (Née Taylor) December 26, 2022 (tragically) as the result of an accident, Jennifer Elizabeth, 37 Tullylagan Road, Sandholes, Cookstown, beloved Wife of the late Walter, much loved Mother of Terry, James, Tracey, Wayne and Michael, a loving Mother-in-law and Grandmother and dearest Sister of John, Bill and Barbara. A service of thanksgiving was held in Desertcreat Parish Church on Saturday, 31 December, 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 Focus N.I. and Air Ambulance N.I. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Louise (Louie) McKee 21 December 2022

McKee (Née Forde) December 21, 2022 (peacefully) at Magherafelt Manor Nursing Home, in her 97th year, Louise (Louie), formerly of Union Street, Cookstown, beloved Wife of the late Joe and dear Sister of the late Olive, Muriel, Ivor and Gwennie. A private funeral took place on Wednesday, 28 December. Donations in memory, if desired, to N.I. Chest, Heart & Stroke c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her Nieces, Nephews, Sister-in-law and the wider Family Circle. Gone to be with Christ, which is far better.

Margaret Forsythe 15 December 2022

Forsythe (Née Hunter) December 15, 2022 (peacefully) in New Zealand, Margaret, formerly of Carrydarragh, Moneymore, beloved wife of the late Charlie, treasured mother of Lyle, Christine, Rena, William, Keith, Angus, Raymond and the late Steven, dearest sister of the late Kennedy and Robert and sister-in-law of Tillie. A private funeral took place in New Zealand.

William James (Billy) McCartney 19 December 2022

McCartney December 19, 2022 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, in his 99th year, William James (Billy), 24A Lisnanane Lane, Cookstown and formerly of Morgan Close, Cookstown, beloved husband of the late Susan, much loved father of Nigel and the late Denise, father-in-law of Olive, treasured grandfather of Chris, Richard, Andrew and the late Ian and brother of the late Tom, May, Bob and Edith. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Wednesday, 21 December, followed by interment in Lissan Parish Churchyard. 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 by the entire family circle.

Sydney Boyd 16 December 2022

Boyd December 16, 2022 (suddenly) at home, 8 Milburn Street, Cookstown, Sydney Benjamin, beloved husband of the late Phyllis, dearest brother of Joan and the late Ivan, Wilson and Muriel and a much loved brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in Altedesert Parish Church on Tuesday, 20 December, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Altedesert 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 the family circle. Safe in the arms of Jesus.

Margaret Gilbert 13 December 2022

Gilbert (née Cameron) Margaret Helen M.B.E. December 13, 2022 (peacefully) at home after a short illness, 10 Coolreaghs Road, Cookstown and formerly 55 Oldtown Street, Cookstown, dearly loved and devoted wife of Cyril, much loved mum of Alexander and Louise, dearest mother-in-law of Alwen and Philip, cherished granny of Megan, Joshua, Ryan, Alex and the late Zach and dear sister of Robert (Bob) and the late Kay and Bell. A private funeral took place on Thursday, 15 December. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Marie Curie and O4O. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Dougie Hodgett 9 December 2022

Hodgett December 9, 2022 (unexpectedly) at home, 30 Queens Avenue, Cookstown, Dougie, beloved son of the late Tot and Doreen and cherished brother of Gary, Maurice and Philip. Everyone welcome at his brother Maurice’s home, 4 Jubilee Park, Cookstown. A service of thanksgiving was held in Maurice’s home on Tuesday, 13 December, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his brothers, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, the wider family circle, Marie and all his friends. Forever in our hearts.

Robert James Freeburn 10 December 2022

Freeburn December 10, 2022 (peacefully) in Ann’s Care Home Moneymore, in his 97th year, Robert James, late of 61 Cooke Crescent, Cookstown, dearest brother of the late May, Thomas, David, George, Jean, Ray, Roy and Cyril and a much loved uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Monday, 12 December, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. At peace.

Denise Hall 1 December 2022

Hall (née McCartney) December 1, 2022 (suddenly) at Craigavon Area Hospital, Denise, 24A Lisnanane Lane, Cookstown, much loved mum of Chris (Rachel), Richard (Ruby) and Andrew, beloved grandmother of Lochlann, loving daughter of Billy and the late Sue McCartney and dear sister of Nigel. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Monday, 5 December, followed by interment in Lissan Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Air Ambulance N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services Charities account, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown. BT80 8PZ. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts.

Robert (Stevie) Stevenson 30 November 2022

Stevenson November 30, 2022 (suddenly) Robert (Stevie) M.B.E. (in his 95th year), former V.P. of Cookstown High School, 16 The Pines, Cookstown. Cremation took place in Roselawn Crematorium on Friday, 9 December and a thanksgiving service was held in First Presbyterian Church Cookstown on Sunday, 8 January 2023. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to Air Ambulance N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Lovingly remembered and deeply regretted by his many friends and associates.

Maurice Hamilton Thom 27 November 2022

Thom November 27, 2022 (peacefully) at Ladyhill Lodge Care Home, Maurice Hamilton, formerly of Toberlane, Cookstown, dearest brother of Winston, Edwin, Audrey, John and the late James, Vernon, Annie, George and Elizabeth, brother-in-law of Kathleen, Tommy, Isobel, Bert and the late Violet and a dear uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in Cookstown Independent Methodist Church on Wednesday, 30 November, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Precious memories.

Stanley Bell 17 November 2022

Bell November 17, 2022 (peacefully) at Craigavon Area Hospital, in his 96th year, Stanley, dearly loved Husband of Hazel, 183 Drum Road, Cookstown, treasured Father of Janice, Diane, Mihail, Gillian, Kyle and Laverne, Father-in-law of Wesley Hamilton, Natasha, Giuseppe Saieva, Sharon and Steven Fawthrop, loving Granda of Maurice, Roger, Aaron, Niall, William, Mark, Jayne, Paul, Laura, Andrew, Alfie, Isaac, Estella, Alexander, Isabella, Matilda, Eloise, Sophia, Beatrice, Josiah and Tobias, Great-Granda of Tommy, Archie and Elsie and dearest Brother of Gordon, Wellesley, Samuel, Douglas and the late Florence, Walter, Winnie and William. A service of thanksgiving took place in his late home on Sunday, 20 November, followed by interment at Kildress Parish 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 his family and friends. In Heavenly love abiding.

Roma Davidson 15 November 2022

Davidson (née Long) November 15, 2022 (peacefully) at Drapersfield House Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family, Roma, formerly of Killymoon Road, Cookstown and Tullyhogue, beloved wife of the late Jim,  dearly loved and treasured mother of Joe (Eleanor), James (Lillian), John (Sharon), Isabell (Kenny), Roma (Brian) and the late Charlie (Arlene), a much loved granny, great-granny and great-great-granny and dear sister of the late Betty. A private family burial took place, followed by a service of thanksgiving for Roma’s life in Donaghendry Parish Church on Thursday, 17 November. Donations in memory, if desired, to Air Ambulance N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. In loving memory of one so dear.

Joan Moore 28 October 2022

Moore (née McDonald) slipped peacefully from this earth on Friday, 28 October 2022 at her daughter’s residence (where she had been residing since 2020) in the Isle of Man, surrounded by her loving family. Joan, beloved Wife of Jim, formerly of Gortalowry Park, Cookstown, cherished Mother of Elaine, Gareth and Keith, treasured Mother-in-law of Norman, Esther and Donna, a dearly loved and adored Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, only Daughter of the late Tommy and Evelyn and Sister of the late Jackie. Joan’s funeral and cremation was held on the Isle of Man on 4 November. A service of thanksgiving for her life was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Friday, 18 November, followed by the interment of her ashes in Cookstown Cemetery. Greatly missed!

Mary Anne (Molly) Henry 5 November 2022

Henry November 5, 2022 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, after a short illness, Mary Anne (Molly), formerly of 20 Montober Road, Cookstown, beloved daughter of the late Sam and Minnie Henry, dear sister of the late Samuel and dearest aunt of Leslie, Thelma, Carol, Rhoda and Mildred. A service of thanksgiving was held in Orritor Presbyterian Church on Monday, 7 November, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Orritor Presbyterian Church c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be fondly remembered by all her family and friends. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Robert Joseph Cahoon 5 November 2022

Cahoon November 5, 2022 (suddenly) at Ann’s Care Home Moneymore, Robert Joseph, beloved husband of the late Margaret Emily (Pearl), late of 35 Claggan Lane, Cookstown and formerly of Lower Kildress Road, Cookstown, cherished daddy of Derek, Irene and Beverley, loving father-in-law of Dorothy, Ivan and Jim, dear granda of Sharon, Robin, Victoria, Kerry, Paul, Julie and Lynne, great-granda of Harmony, Harper, Rory, Finlay, Lola, Cobin, Layla and Lincoln, dearest brother of Eileen and the late Thomas and George-Ernest and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in Kildress Parish Church on Tuesday, 8 November, 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 Ann’s Care Home Moneymore and Kildress Parish Church. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Ballybriest Purple Marksmen LOL 356

Cahoon - The officers and brethren of the above lodge are saddened to hear of the death of their esteemed Honorary Chaplin Bro Robert Joseph Cahoon and tender their sympathy to his son Bro Derek Cahoon and nephew Bro Thomas Cahoon.

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

Bro Fred Cahoon - WM

Bro Bert McCulloch- Sec

George Allen 3 November 2022

Allen November 3, 2022 (peacefully) at Weaver’s House Care Home, George (Geordie), formerly of Windsor Crescent, Cookstown, dear brother of Tommy and the late Annie, Tilly, James, Robert, Lily and Margaret. A service of thanksgiving was held in Cookstown Independent Methodist Church on Sunday, 6 November, 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 Cookstown Independent Methodist Church and Weaver’s House Care Home. “The day Thou gavest, Lord, is ended.”

Allen – Geordie. Dear brother-in-law of Olive and much loved uncle of Leslie, Sandra, Rhonda, Sonya and their families. “The Lord is my shepherd.”

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