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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.

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.”

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.

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.

Joseph (Joey) WILLIAMSON 25 January 2022

Williamson January 25, 2022 (suddenly) at home, 13 Westland Crescent, Cookstown, Joseph (Joey) beloved husband of the late Doreen, loving dad of Justin and Jo-Anne, dearest father-in-law of Juliana and Gary, proud grandfather to Dylan, Katelyn, Luke, Ella and Josh and dear brother of Robert. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Friday, 28 January, 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. Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. Treasured thoughts of one so dear.

Ada CHEEVERS 25 January 2022

Cheevers (née Glendinning) January 25, 2022 (peacefully) at Weavers House Care Home, Ada, formerly of 55 Morgan’s Hill Road, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Cecil, precious mother of Colleen, Angeline and the late Violet, Glenda and Adrian, a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother and dearest sister of Bertie.  A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Thursday, 27 January, followed by interment in Ardtrea Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Dementia N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services (address as above). Lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Raymond BEST 18 January 2022

Best passed suddenly January 18, 2022, Raymond (Ray/Bestie), 20 Castle Villas, Cookstown, beloved soul mate of Bríd, dearest son of the late Sidney and Winifred Best, brother of Trevor, uncle of Kirsty, nephew of Florence and son-in-law of Joe and Bridie Carson. A service of remembrance was held in his late home on Friday, 21 January, followed by interment in Desertcreat Parish Churchyard. Will be so desperately missed and still loved by Bríd and all his family and friends.

Mary Jane (May) MURPHY 12 January 2022

Murphy (nee Faulkner) January 12, 2022 (peacefully) at Weaver’s House Care Home, Mary Jane (May), 5 Mosside, Donaghey, Dungannon, beloved wife of the late Noel, loving mother of Mavis, Carol, Norman and Linda and a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. A service of thanksgiving was held in Donaghey Congregational Church on Friday, 14 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 Alzheimer’s Society. Will be sadly missed by the entire family circle. At Home with the Lord.

Mary Margaret (Molly) CAHOON 10 January 2022

Cahoon (née Bell) January 10, 2022 (peacefully) at her daughter Avril’s home, surrounded by her family, Mary Margaret (Molly), formerly of 16 Ballybriest Road, Cookstown, much loved wife of Thomas, devoted mother of Ernest, Helen (Somerville), Joyce (Shaw), Thomas, Roy and Avril (Harkness), mother-in-law of Jill, Noel, Reggie, Roberta and Alfie and a precious granny, great-granny and sister. A service of thanksgiving was held in Lissan Parish Church on Thursday, 13 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 Faith Mission and Lissan Parish Church. “Absent from the body, present with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5:8

Ballybriest Purple Marksmen LOL 356

The officers and Brethren of the above Lodge are saddened to hear of the death of Mrs Molly Cahoon the wife of our esteemed Treasurer Brother Tommy Cahoon and Mother of Brother Thomas Cahoon and Grandmother of Brothers David, Aaron, Andrew, Steven and Jonathan Cahoon, also Sister-in-law of Brother Robert Joseph Cahoon Chaplin and Aunt of Brother Derek Cahoon. The Lodge tenders their sympathy to the family circle.

Fred Cahoon – Worshipful Master

Bert McCulloch - Secretary

Martha CORBETT 10 January 2022

Corbett (née Kempton) January 10, 2022 (peacefully) at Fairfields Care Centre, Martha, beloved wife of the late Sydney, treasured mother of Ronald, Bert and the late Margaret, mother-in-law of John, special grandmother to Lynette, Jonathan and Edwin, dearest sister of Nellie and the late Johnny and a loving aunt. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Wednesday, 12 January, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. “The day Thou gavest, Lord, is ended.”

Eileen REID 3 January 2022

Reid January 3, 2022 (peacefully) at Moneymore Care Home surrounded by her loving family, Eileen, late of Milburn Park, Cookstown, life long partner of the late Kenneth Gourley, devoted mother of Heather, Reuben and Kirsty, dear mother-in-law of Alan, Caroline and Steven, a treasured grandmother, dearest sister of the late Stanley and a much loved aunt. A service of thanksgiving was held in Cookstown Independent Methodist Church on Wednesday, 5 January, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Almost Home Animal Rescue N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."

Clive RICHARDSON 26 December 2021

Richardson December 26, 2021 at Antrim Area Hospital, Clive, devoted husband of Eileen, late of 48A Drumearn Road, Cookstown and formerly of Killymoon and loving father of Bettina, Colin (Cheryl), Paul (Cheryl) and the late baby Robert. A private funeral was held on January 3, 2022. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Alzheimer’s Society and Guide Dogs For The Blind. “In Heavenly love abiding.”

Ellen Elizabeth BIGGER 21 December 2021

Bigger December 21, 2021 (peacefully) at home surrounded by her loving family, Ellen Elizabeth, dearly loved wife of John, 72 Newmills Road, Dungannon, loving mother of Fiona, Marc and Alistair, dear mother-in-law of Andrew, Anna and Helena and devoted granny of Lauren (Carlos), David (Linzi) and Jonathan. A service of thanksgiving was held in Ardtrea Parish Church on Thursday, 23 December, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Stewartstown Health Centre c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Safe in the arms of Jesus.

June McKENZIE 19 December 2021

McKenzie December 19, 2021 (peacefully) at home, 3 Edinburgh Drive, Cookstown, June, dearly loved wife of Randall, cherished mum of Rhonda, Emma, Graeme and Laura, dear mother-in-law of Helen, Neil, Andrew and Kenneth and doting nannie of Dean, Kenzie, Alex, Bobbi, Abbi, Alfie, Ruby and Rhys. Funeral service was held in her late home on Tuesday, 21 December, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Charis Cancer Care 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.

Renée CAHOON 12 December 2021

Cahoon (née Mills) December 12, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital after a short illness, Renée, dearly loved wife of William, 4 Derryloran Place, Cookstown and treasured mum of Denise, Gareth and Fiona. A private funeral took place on Monday, 13 December. Redeemed.

Maureen (Mo) McCOMB 30 November 2021

McComb (née Martin) November 30, 2021 (peacefully) at the Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital, Maureen (Mo) dearly loved wife of Jackie, 88 Stewart Avenue, Cookstown, cherished mum of Karen and Christine, dear mother-in-law of Carl, devoted granny of Xahra, dearest sister of Edna, Raymond, Dorothy, Avril, Evelyn, Rodney and the late Hazel and a dear sister-in-law and aunt. A service of thanksgiving was held in First Presbyterian Church Cookstown on Thursday, 2 December, 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 Macmillan Cancer Support and Friends of the Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital. "Beautiful memories, treasured forever."

Shirley Loretta LEES 25 November 2021

Lees (née McKeown) November 25, 2021 (peacefully) at home, 15 Ballymaguire Road, Ardtrea, Stewartstown, Shirley Loretta,  beloved wife of the late Jack and much loved mother of Daphne, Avril and the late Jackie. Interred privately in Ardtrea Parish Churchyard on Saturday, 27 November. Will be very sadly missed by all her family and friends.

Sarah Jane (Jean) FARR 22 November 2021

Farr (née McCulloch) November 22, 2021 (peacefully) at Drapersfield House Nursing Home, Sarah Jane (Jean), formerly of Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Robert and devoted mother of the late Roberta. A private funeral service was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Thursday, 25 November, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Roberta’s Wish c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. “The Lord is My Shepherd.”

Beatrice MILLER 7 November 2021

Miller November 7, 2021 (peacefully) at home in Cookstown, in her 95th year, Beatrice, much loved aunt of Alison, James, Hugh and the late Felicity, cousin, great aunt and great, great aunt to family in Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Canada. A service of thanksgiving was held in 1st Moneymore Presbyterian Church on Saturday, 13 November, followed by a private cremation. Donations in memory, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. A kind and generous lady who will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her family and friends.

Miller November 7, 2021 Beatrice late of 27 Lissan Road, Cookstown. The Kirk session of 1st and 2nd Moneymore Presbyterian Church deeply regret the passing of their highly esteemed elder, Beatrice Miller and tender their sincere sympathy to the family circle.

Rev Gareth Stewart - Convenor

J Davison - Clerk of Session

Robert (Robbie) MATTHEWS 24 November 2021

Matthews November 24, 2021 passed away peacefully at home, 38 Lower Grange Road, Cookstown, Robert (Robbie), loving husband of Kathleen, devoted father of Alison, Valerie, Grace and Hazel, dearest father-in-law of Ian, Alan, Alistair and Edwin, a much loved grandfather of Gillian, Roland, Megan, Christopher, Jack, Callum, Dean, Emily, Peter and Katie and dear brother of the late Elizabeth and James. A service of thanksgiving took place at his late home on Friday, 26 November, followed by interment in 1st Stewartstown Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for N.I. Children’s Hospice and Belfast City Hospital Renal Unit. “Taking refuge in the shelter of His wings.” Psalm 61 v 4.

Walter Frederick ANDERSON 4 November 2021

Anderson November 4, 2021 (peacefully) at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Walter Frederick, 37 Killycolp Road, Cookstown, beloved son of the late James and Madge Anderson, treasured brother of Margaret, Rhona, Cyril and the late Desmond and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. A service of thanksgiving took place at his late home on Sunday, 7 November, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

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