Purvis (née Knipe) October 21, 2020 (suddenly) at the Ulster Hospital, after a short illness, Violet, late of Bangor and formerly of Lissan Road, Cookstown, Wife of the late Eric, devoted Mother of Dawn, Mother-in-law of Mark, much loved Granny of Harry, Jemma and Peter and a dearly loved Aunt and Great-Aunt. A service of thanksgiving was held in R Steenson & Son Funeral Home on Saturday, 24 October, followed by interment in Kildress Parish Churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, to Derryloran Parish Church c/o Steenson Funeral Services, 11 Loy Street, Cookstown, BT80 8PZ. Loved always, sadly missed. “Safe in the arms of Jesus.”

Purvis – Violet. Much loved Aunt and Granny P to the Beattie and Sampson families, Coagh. "I have fought the good fight, i have finished the race, i have kept the faith."


Steenson Funeral Services has considerable experience in repatriating deceased persons to Northern Ireland and also from Northern Ireland to overseas. We can advise on legal requirements and procedures and can help with all the arrangements.


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Memorial renovation

Kerbs and posts sometimes become loose on memorials. We can repair the memorial and prevent this reoccurring.  Over the years most memorials will require cleaning. We offer a cleaning service that can restore memorials to almost new condition.