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James Joseph (Jim) BRISBANE 21 April 2021

Brisbane – James Joseph (Jim), April 21, 2021 (peacefully) at home in Cookstown, surrounded by his family, devoted husband of Rosemary, much loved dad of Jeremy and Jonathan, dear father-in-law of Amanda, treasured granda of Jody, Harvey and Charlotte and dearest brother of Edward, Philip and David. A service of thanksgiving was held in Desertcreat Parish Church on Saturday, 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 Diabetes UK and N.I. Hospice. “Beautiful memories, treasured forever."

Maria HENRY 20 April 2021

Henry (née Anderson) April 20, 2021 at Craigavon Area Hospital, Maria, 11 Lurgy Road, Newmills, Dungannon, beloved wife of the late Jackie, dear mother of Kenneth, Sandra, Lorraine and John, mother-in-law of Marina, Kirk and Kenny, loving grandmother of Julie, Stephen, Mark, Denver, Gary and Christina and a treasured great-grandmother. A service of thanksgiving took place in Tullanisken Parish Church on Friday, 23 April, 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 by all the family circle.

Elizabeth Ann (Beth) MILLAR 20 April 2021

Millar (née Maxwell) April 20, 2021, (peacefully) at home, 26 Lismoney Road, Cookstown, Elizabeth Ann (Beth), devoted wife of Glen, treasured mum of Linda, James, Glenda, Dorothy and the late Christopher, mother-in-law of Elaine, Colin and Colin, loving granny of Johnathan, Harry, Emily, Anna, Max and Kerrie and dear sister of Cynthia and the late Jim. A service of thanksgiving took place in First Presbyterian Church, Cookstown on Friday, 23 April, followed by interment in Donaghendry Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities account), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Charis Cancer Care and Marie Curie. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all her family and friends.

Elizabeth Hazel SINCLAIR 17 April 2021

Sinclair (née Patton) April 17, 2021, very peacefully at home, 2 Castle Road, Cookstown, Elizabeth Hazel, beloved wife of the late Andy, much loved mother of Philip and Bryan and mother-in-law of Alison, devoted grandma of Alyssa, Katelyn and Nathan, treasured twin sister of Olive and dearest sister of Iris and Billy. A service of thanksgiving took place in Derryloran Parish Church on Tuesday, 20 April, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Steenson Funeral Services, (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. 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?

William George Thompson (Junior) BELL 27 March 2021

Bell March 27, 2021 (peacefully) at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, William George Thompson (Junior), late of Arden Court, Bramhall, Cheshire and formerly of Wind Mill Farm, Coagh, beloved son of the late Thompson and Emma Bell, brother of the late Millar and Ellison and much beloved uncle to Rosemary, Kathryn, David and Gillian. A service of thanksgiving took place in Aghaveagh Gospel Hall on Wednesday, 21 April, followed by interment in Coagh Presbyterian Churchyard. Will be fondly remembered by his wider family.

Gordon KELSO 11 April 2021

Kelso April 11, 2021 (peacefully) at home, surrounded by his family, Gordon, dear husband of Anne, 52 Sherrygroom Road, Stewartstown, dearest dad of Elizabeth, Adrian, Philip, Kenneth and Melvyn, father-in-law of Paul, Sharon, Carlene, Sharon and Claire, loving granda of Laura, Nigel, Stuart, Joshua, Ruth, Timothy, Molly, Jacob and Henry, great-granda to Tyler and Aubree, dear brother of May, Joan, Elwyn and the late Jim and brother-in-law to Betty, Ivy, Sharon, William and the late Whann. A service of thanksgiving was held in Donaghey Congregational Church on Wednesday, 14 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 Cancer Research UK and Donaghey Congregational Church. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Mark Stephen PORTEUS 8 April 2021

Porteus April 8, 2021 (tragically) at his home in Portadown, Mark Stephen, treasured son of Rev Canon Norman and Janet Porteus, special brother of Judith, brother-in-law of Simon, much loved uncle of Rebecca and Ruby and beloved grandson of William and Caroline Moore and the late Richard and Annabella Porteus. A service of thanksgiving was held in Annaghmore Parish Church on Monday, 12 April, followed by interment in the adjoining Churchyard. A recording of the funeral service is available via Annaghmore Parish Church Facebook page. Donations in memory, if desired, to the Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Treasured memories.

Gerald Rowland BENBOW 7 April 2021

Benbow April 7, 2021 (peacefully) at home, Bramble Lane, Cookstown, Gerald Rowland, much loved husband of Diana, treasured dad of David, Michael, Joanne and Vicki, a treasured granddad and great-grandad and dearest brother of Ron, Doreen, Kath and the late Jean, Len, Eric, Ken and Jeff. A service of thanksgiving was held in Steenson's Funeral Home on Saturday, 10 April, followed by cremation in Lakeland's Crematorium, Cavan. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, payable to Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ for Marie Curie and St. Mary’s Church, Lydiard. “The Lord is my Shepherd.”

James (Jim) McGEOWN 29 March 2021

McGeown March 29, 2021 (suddenly) at home, 17 Edinburgh Drive, Cookstown, James (Jim), dear dad of Lindsay, Karen, and Scott, father-in-law of David and Andrew, special granda of Maddison, Harper, Mason, Mia-Rose and Carter and dearest brother of Ernie, Tommy, Celia and the late Willie. A service of thanksgiving and committal took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Friday, 2 April. Donations in memory, if desired, to N.I. Ambulance Service 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.

Annie Rebecca (Anna) HOPKIN 30 March 2021

Hopkin (née Stewart) March 30, 2021 (peacefully) at home, 82 Stewart Avenue, Cookstown, Annie Rebecca (Anna), beloved wife of the late Leonard, much loved mother of Jennifer, Pauline, Leonard and Robert, mother-in-law of Paul and Colette, grandmother of Rebecca, Samantha, Dylan, Charlotte, Dean, Daniel and James and dear sister of Billy, Mary, Tommy, Elizabeth, Stanley, Sandra, Samuel and the late Freddie, Isaac, Robert and Dorothy. A private burial took place in Cookstown Cemetery on Friday, 2 April following which a memorial service was held via Zoom. A recording of the memorial service is available at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QQyI44kJw63XSncLHd0-iq4guBFIL_16/view?usp=sharing. Donations in memory, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed by all her family and friends. Psalm 23.

Robert (Bobby) NELSON 28 March 2021

Nelson March 28, 2021 (peacefully) at Cove Manor Nursing Home, Ardboe, Robert Alexander (Bobby), formerly of 2 Drumgarrell Road, Cookstown, son of the late Thomas and Martha, brother of Victor, Thomas and the late Ivan and beloved friend of Étain. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Tuesday, 30 March, followed by interment in Ardtrea Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Cove Manor Nursing Home Residential Fund c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. In our hearts your memory lingers.

John FARLEY 27 March 2021

Farley – John, March 27, 2021 (peacefully) at home in Cookstown, surrounded by his loving family, much loved husband of Ruth, dearly loved dad of Stephen, Michael, Karen and Jon, dear father-in-law of Anna, Katrina and Mark, much adored granda of Jonathan, Stefan, Hannah, Jamie, Matthew and Hannah, great-granda of Ruby and Molly and dearest brother of Anne. A service of thanksgiving was held in Cookstown Baptist Church on Monday, 29 March, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Parkinson’s U.K. c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Norman THOMPSON 26 March 2021

Thompson March 26, 2021 (suddenly) at Drapersfield House Nursing Home, Norman, formerly of Smith Street, Moneymore, loving brother of Lily and Samuel and brother-in-law of George and Lois. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Monday, 29 March, followed by interment in St. John's Parish Churchyard, Moneymore. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Frederick James (Freddie) FERGUSON 19 March 2021

Ferguson March 19, 2021 at Antrim Area Hospital, Frederick James (Freddie), dearly loved husband of Mary, 76 Killymoon Road, Cookstown, treasured father of Jonathan, father-in-law of Ashton, cherished grandfather of Isla, dearest brother of Eric, Jack, Ian, Norman and David also a dear brother-in-law and uncle. A service of thanksgiving was held in Brigh Presbyterian Church on Sunday, 21 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 Insight Group and Brigh Presbyterian Church. "Peace, perfect peace."

Alastair LAIRD 11 March 2021

Laird March 11, 2021 at Antrim Hospital,  Alastair, beloved husband of the late Carol, 1b Killycurragh Road, Cookstown, much loved dad of Emma and Nick, father-in-law of Ben and Zadie and adored grandfather of Daisy, Ella, Katherine and Harvey. Private cremation service in Roselawn Crematorium on Tuesday, 16 March at 10.00am, followed by a service of thanksgiving in the summer. Donations in lieu of flowers to The Mid Ulster Stroke Support Group c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be very sadly missed by all his family and friends.

Dennis COULTER 11 March 2021

Coulter March 11, 2021 (peacefully) at home, in his 99th year, Dennis, 19 Cloghog Road, Cookstown, son of the late Daniel and Margaret Coulter and much loved brother of Vina, Sadie, Florrie and the late Jim, Lily, Gretta and Ross. A service of thanksgiving was held in Molesworth Presbyterian Church on Saturday, 13 March (a recording of the service is available via Molesworth Presbyterian Church YouTube Channel), 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. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Ian McMULLAN 22 February 2021

McMullan February 22, 2021, after a short illness, Ian, late of 48 Castle View Park, Portrush and formerly of Lindesayville Road, Cookstown, beloved husband of the late Vera, much loved father of David and Brian, father-in-law of Karen, grandfather of Maddie and dear brother of Norman and David. A service of thanksgiving was held in First Presbyterian Church Cookstown on Friday 26 February, followed by interment in Desertcreat Parish Churchyard. “The Lord is my shepherd.”

David (Charlie) McMENEMY 17 February 2021

McMenemy February 17, 2021 (peacefully) at home, 87 Main Street, Coagh, David (Charlie), much loved husband and best friend of Arlene, dearly loved ‘son’ of Roma, beloved ‘brother’ of Joe (Eleanor), James (Lilian), John (Sharon), Isabell (Kenny) and Roma (Brian), treasured brother-in-law of Maurice (Sandra) and Laurence (Maureen) and a very special uncle to all his nephews and nieces. A service of thanksgiving was held in Coagh Baptist Church on Friday, 19 February, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Every Home Crusade c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Will be greatly missed by the entire family circle.  “With Christ which is far better.” Phil. 1 v23

Yvonne GLASGOW 11 February 2021

Glasgow (née Slaine) February 11, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Yvonne, 54 Killymoon Road, Cookstown, dearly loved mother of Laverne, Robert, Steven and the late William, mother-in-law of William and Michaela, devoted nana of Sarah-Louise, Michael, Jake, Daniel, Zack, Tyrone, Brooke, Matthew, Ryan and the late Jolene, great-granny of Alfie, Theo and Abigail, precious sister of Frances, Kathleen, Vivian, Jacqueline and the late John and Glen and a dear sister-in-law and aunt. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Saturday, 13 February, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Janet Long WALLACE 5 February 2021

Wallace (née McFarland) February 5, 2021 (peacefully) at Slemish Nursing Home, Janet Long, formerly of Westland Road, Cookstown, beloved wife of the late Robert Wallace, much loved mother of Lesley, Robert and Anne, dear mother-in-law of Brian, Rosemary and Desi, devoted grandmother of James, Jennifer, Jillian, Andrew, Jane and David and great-grandmother of Florence and Martha. A service of thanksgiving was held in First Presbyterian Church Cookstown on Sunday, 7 February, followed by interment in Dunseverick Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Cancer Focus N.I. c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Lovingly remembered by the family circle.

Wilson James BOYD 27 January 2021

Boyd January 27, 2021 (peacefully) at home, 2 Main Street, Tullyhogue, Cookstown, Wilson James, special husband of Roberta, beloved dad of Colin and Cheryl, father-in-law of Jackie and David, loved granda of Ashley, Finlay and Ellis, dear brother of the late Muriel and Ivan and loved brother to Sydney and Joan. A service of thanksgiving was held in Derryloran Parish Church on Friday, 29 January, followed by interment in Cookstown Cemetery. Donations in memory, if desired, to Derryloran Parish Church c/o Steenson Funeral Services (Charities a/c), 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Forever in our hearts.

Dr David Ian WILKINSON 20 January 2021

Wilkinson January 20, 2021 (peacefully) at home in Stanford, California, Dr David Ian, formerly of William Street, Cookstown, beloved husband of Carol, dear father of Shaun and Gavin, a loving grandfather, dearest brother of Dorothy and the late Bertie, brother-in-law of Dorothy and uncle of Elaine. Interment will take place in Stanford. Happy memories.

Joseph Henry (Harry) McWHIRTER M.B.E. 21 January 2021

McWhirter January 21, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Joseph Henry (Harry) M.B.E., loving husband of Irene, 17 Coolmount Park, Cookstown, much loved father of Malcolm, father-in-law of Andrea, dearest granda of Jamie, Andrew and Corrin and dear brother of Dessie, Bobby, David, Hettie, Joan, Linda and the late Mary, Margaret and Samuel. A service of thanksgiving and interment took place in Sandholes Presbyterian Churchyard on Sunday, 24 January. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all the family circle.

Margaret Emily (Pearl) CAHOON 21 January 2021

Cahoon (née Warwick) January 21, 2021 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Margaret Emily (Pearl), devoted wife of Robert Joseph, late of 35 Claggan Lane, Cookstown and formerly of Lower Kildress Road, Cookstown, cherished mummy of Derek, Irene and Beverley, loving mother-in-law of Dorothy, Ivan and Jim, dear granny of Sharon, Robin, Victoria, Kerry, Paul, Julie and Lynne, great-granny of Harmony, Harper, Rory, Finlay, Lola, Cobin, Layla and Lincoln, dearest sister of Geordie, Albert and the late Johnny, Leslie, Dinah and Davy and a dear sister-in-law and auntie. A service of thanksgiving was held in Kildress Parish Church on Saturday, 23 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 or Kildress Parish Church. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

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