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Eric DOUGLE 24 May 2020

Dougle May 24, 2020, (peacefully) at the Macmillan Unit, Mid-Ulster Hospital, Eric, 26 Queens Avenue, Cookstown, beloved son of the late Alec and Eileen, dearly loved father of Zara, father-in-law of Alastair and dear brother of Noel. A private funeral service and interment took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Tuesday, 26 May. 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.

George CROOKS 22 May 2020

Crooks May 22, 2020, (peacefully) at home, 66 Orritor Road, Cookstown, George, beloved husband of Margaret, devoted father of Anne, Jacqueline, Hilary and Rosalind, dear father-in-law of Ian, Hugh, Frank and Alister, proud granda of Andrew, Owen, Matthew, Naomi, Sophia, Patrick, Jack, Rosanna and Ethan, great-granda George to Connie, Faye, Thomas, Lily, Cuan, Finn, Kian and Ivie and a much loved brother and uncle. A private funeral service and interment took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Sunday, 24 May. Donations in memory, if desired, to Riding for the Disabled c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. A life well lived.

Clifford Andrew (Andy) SINCLAIR 16 May 2020

Sinclair May 16, 2020, (peacefully) at home, 2 Castle Road, Cookstown, Clifford Andrew (Andy), loving husband of Hazel, devoted father of Philip and Bryan, father-in-law of Alison, much loved grandad of Alyssa, Katelyn and Nathan and dear brother of Jim, Billy, David, Peggy, Bertie, Gusty and Jean. A private funeral service and interment took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Monday, 18 May. 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?

Sinclair - Clifford Andrew (Andy). The officers and members of the Hearts of Oak L.O.L. 511 Cookstown deeply regret the passing of their esteemed Brother and offer their deepest sympathy to his wife Hazel, sons Philip and Bryan and all the family circle. R. Stewart W.M., W.T. Rollins Secretary

Sinclair – Clifford Andrew (Andy). Gravesend RBP 65 - The Worshipful Master, Officers & Sir Knights of the above preceptory regret the passing of our well beloved Sir Knight Andrew (Andy) Sinclair and tender their deepest sympathy to the family circle. W Stewart WM. Stephen Fulton Reg.

Sinclair – Clifford Andrew (Andy). Fairhill & District Credit Union Ltd – The Directors and Staff of the above deeply regret the passing of their former volunteer teller and tender their deepest sympathy to his wife, sons and family circle at this sad time. RG Leonard – Chairman H McKenzie – Vice Chair A McKay - Manageress

Gordon McKNIGHT 8 May 2020

McKnight – Gordon, went to be with the Lord, May 8, 2020, dearest husband of Fay, Tullyhogue, Cookstown and dear brother of Jim, Dorothy, June, Raymond and the late John and Roy. A private funeral service and interment took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Sunday, 10 May. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for USPCA and Alzheimer’s Society. Redeemed. When at the golden portals i am standing, all my tribulations, all my sorrows past, how sweet to hear the blessed proclamation, enter, faithful servant, welcome home at last.

Elizabeth (Betty) McKINNEY 27 April 2020

McKinney April 27, 2020 at Drapersfield House Private Nursing Home, Betty, 121 Ballymaguire Road, Stewartstown, beloved wife of the late Tom and mother of David and Thomas. A private funeral service and interment took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Wednesday, 29 April. Deeply regretted by her sons, their partners, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and wider family circle.

Mary Anne (May) ALLEN 25 April 2020

Allen (née Freeburn) April 25, 2020 (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Centre in her 100th year, Mary Anne (May), formerly of Gortnagross Road, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Robert, dear sister of Robert and the late Thomas, David, George, Jean, Ray, Roy and Cyril and sister-in-law of Sadie, Tommy, George and Olive. A private funeral service and interment took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Monday, 27 April. Lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Edith BLACK 15 April 2020

Black (née Wilson) April 15, 2020 (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Centre, Edith, beloved wife of the late William (Billy), 7 Sperrin View, Cookstown, much loved mother of Gary, Kim, Ian, Derek and Linda and a dear mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. The funeral service and interment took place in Kildress Parish Churchyard on Thursday, 16 April. Donations in memory, if desired, to Charis Cancer Care Centre c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Julia GARDNER 13 March 2020

Gardner (née Dickson) – Julia, March 13, 2020, (peacefully) at the Ulster Hospital, late of Cookstown and Whitehead. Dearly loved wife of the late Johnston, devoted mother to Avril, Nigel, Michael and the late Linda and Robert, a dedicated Grandmother to Scott and Mother-in-Law of Roy. A Service of Thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ on Wednesday, 18 March, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Very deeply regretted and missed by her entire family and many friends.

John Pitcairn SHEARER 13 March 2020

Shearer March 13, 2020 (peacefully) at the Macmillan Unit Antrim Area Hospital, John Pitcairn, dearly loved husband of Rosemary, 58 Moneymore Road, Cookstown, much loved father, friend and mentor to Fiona, Alan and Colin, father-in-law of Heather and Alison, beloved Pops to Morgan, Blake, Laila and Izabella, dear brother of Etta, brother-in-law of Ian and a much loved uncle. A service of thanksgiving took place in 2nd Moneymore Presbyterian Church on Monday, 16 March, followed by interment in 1st Moneymore Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Medecins Sans Frontieres or Sightsavers. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and friends.

William John (Billy) IRWIN 1 March 2020

Irwin March 1, 2020 unexpectedly but peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital, William John (Billy), dearly loved Husband of Hazel, 103 Coolreaghs Road, Cookstown, loving Father to Michael, Laura, Angela and David and a special Granda Billy to his seven grandchildren. A service of thanksgiving took place in Derryloran Parish Church on Friday, 6 March, followed by interment in Ballyeglish Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Cancer Research UK, c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be greatly missed.

George Allen NELSON 1 March 2020

Nelson March 1, 2020 (peacefully) at home, 98 Knockanroe Road, Stewartstown, George Allen, dearly loved husband of Carol, cherished dad of Richard, Natalie and Scott, father-in-law of Hannah and adoring grandfather of Evie. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Tuesday, 3 March, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Motor Neurone Disease Association, c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts.

Elizabeth Dawn HARKNESS 22 February 2020

Harkness February 22, 2020 (suddenly), Elizabeth Dawn, formerly of Windsor Terrace, Coagh, much loved daughter of the late Samuel and Dorothy Harkness and dear sister of Iona, Brian, Allister, Dennis and Gary. A service of thanksgiving was held in Tamlaght Parish Church on Thursday, 27 February, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Praxis Care, c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sadly missed by all the family circle. Peace, perfect peace.

Nicholas Joseph (Nicky) GRAHAM 20 February 2020

Graham February 20, 2020 (very suddenly), Nicholas Joseph (Nicky) ex RUC, PSNI, loving husband of Libby, 104 Claggan Lane, Cookstown, devoted dad to Gary, Steven and Janet, fun loving granddad to Harriet, Isabella, Alfie and Sophie, much loved son of June and the late Jim, a loving father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in Desertcreat Parish Church on Sunday, 23 February, followed by a private family burial in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Desertcreat Parish Church, c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be sorely missed by all the family circle. Beautiful memories treasured forever.

Mildred Elizabeth FERGUSON 19 February 2020

Ferguson February 19, 2020 (peacefully) at the Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital, Mildred Elizabeth, dearly loved youngest daughter of the late John and Irene Ferguson, precious sister of Margaret (Mahood) and Heather (Clements), a very special aunt, great-aunt and sister-in-law. A service of thanksgiving was held in First Presbyterian Church Cookstown on Saturday, 22 February, following a private family committal. Donations in lieu of flowers can be given to Africa Inland Mission, c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Very deeply regretted and lovingly remembered by her sorrowing family and the wider family circle. ‘See I have engraved you on the palms of my hands.’ Isaiah Chapter 49 Verse 16

Margaret Elizabeth MARTIN 14 February 2020

Martin (née McGarvey) February 14, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Margaret Elizabeth, dearly loved wife of Jim, 129 Lough Fea Road, Cookstown, loving mum of Trevor, Pamela and Kenny, mother-in-law of Faith, William and Leona, special granny of Hannah, Lucy, Chloe and Alexis and dear sister of Tom, Ernie and David. A service of thanksgiving was held in Claggan Presbyterian Church on Sunday, 16 February, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Claggan 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.”

John CAUSEY 11 February 2020

Causey February 11, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, John, 14 Toberlane Road, Cookstown, beloved husband of the late Nan, loving Daddy of John, Hilda, Heather, William and Anna, a much loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather and dear brother of Anna. A service of thanksgiving was held in First Presbyterian Church Cookstown on 13 February, 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. Lovingly remembered by all his family and friends. “The Lord is my Shepherd.”

Laura DICKSON 9 February 2020

Dickson – Laura February 9, 2020 passed away peacefully. A service of thanksgiving was held in Cookstown Methodist Church on Wednesday, 12 February, followed by a private family interment. In the hearts of those who loved you.

Margaret LENNOX 9 February 2020

Lennox (née McCrea) February 9, 2020 (peacefully) at Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Margaret, beloved wife of the late Robert, 7A Carrydarragh Road, Moneymore, much loved mother of Lorraine, Sarah, David and Keith, a loving mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother and dear sister of Ruby, David and the late James, John, Jean and Molly. A service of thanksgiving was held in Lissan Parish Church on Tuesday, 11 February, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Lissan Parish Church Rectory Fund, c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “At home with the Lord.”

Torben FISCHER 7 February 2020

Fischer February 7, 2020 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Torben, devoted husband of Isobel, 8 Morgan Drive, Cookstown, loving dad of Sarah, treasured step-father of Carole and Lesley and dear brother of Hans Joergen. A Service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Monday, 10 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 Laurel House. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and friends. A heart of gold, a smiling face, someone special who cannot be replaced.

John (Johnny) TALBOT 28 January 2020

Talbot January 28, 2020 (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Home, John (Johnny), beloved husband of the late Anne, 50 Stewart Avenue, Cookstown, loving father of Nigel, Karen and Judith, father-in-law of Michael, devoted granda of Sophie and Emma and dear brother of Tommy, May, Betty, Bobby, Ronnie and Irene. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Friday, 31 January, followed by interment in Ballygoney Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities Account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Alzheimer’s Society. He saw the road was getting rough, the hills were hard to climb, he gently closed your loving eyes and said peace be thine.

Samuel (Sam) McKINNEY 23 January 2020

McKinney January 23, 2020 (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Centre, Samuel (Sam), beloved husband of the late Maureen, formerly of 51 Coolreaghs Road, Cookstown, dear brother of Marion and the late Rachel, Ruth, Day and Bertie and a much loved uncle. A Service of thanksgiving took place in 1st Moneymore Presbyterian Church on Saturday, 25 January, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Will be sadly missed by his sister, nieces, nephews and the entire family circle. Safe in the arms of Jesus.

McKinney Samuel January 23, 2020 the Kirk Session of 1st and 2nd Moneymore Presbyterian Church deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed Elder Samuel McKinney and tender their sincere sympathy to the family circle. Rev J Montgomery- Minister, J Davison - Clerk of Session.

Valerie CARSON 11 January 2020

Carson (nee McMenemy) January 11, 2020 (peacefully) at the Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital, Valerie, 4 River View, Moneymore, beloved wife of the late Jack, cherished mother of Jackie, David and Laverne, mother-in-law of Johnny and the late Carol, devoted granny Val to Andrew, James, Chelsea and James, great-grandmother of Lily and Jack and a dear sister. A service of thanksgiving was held in St. John’s Parish Church on Monday, 13 January, 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 Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital and St. John’s Parish Church. Will be very sadly missed by all her family and friends. “The Lord is my shepherd.”

Jean GLASGOW 12 January 2020

Glasgow January 12, 2020 (peacefully) at home, 26 Glenarney Road, Cookstown, Jean, beloved wife of the late John, much loved mother of Anne, Vera, Derek and the late John and a dear mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. A service of thanksgiving was held in Orritor Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, 15 January, 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 sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

George FAULKNER 8 January 2020

Faulkner - George passed away 8 January 2020, suddenly, at home in Adelaide, Australia. Beloved son of the late Jim and Mollie Faulkner (Festival Park, Cookstown) and dear brother of Hazel (Watt). Will be lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

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