Deaths in the Community

BROWNE — October 1, 2010 (peacefully) at Braid Valley Hospital, Stewart, much loved husband of Lily, 1A Wellbourne Grove, Moorfields, Ballymena. Loving father of Stephen, Heather and Gordon, devoted grandfather of Stephen and wife Shauna, Connor, Stewart, Janiene, Claudia, Ryan and Matthew. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Palliative Care Unit Braid Valley Hospital c/o Logans Funeral Services, 12 The Diamond, Ahoghill, BT42 1JZ. Will be lovingly remembered by his sorrowin

Tuesday, 28th September 2010, 10:44 am
Updated Monday, 4th October 2010, 9:33 am

CLUCAS — (ne Knott). September 29, 2010 at hospital, Muriel Eleanor, devoted wife of the late Jack (formerly of Dacre Terrace, Londonderry and The Whins, Crumlin) and loving mother of Carol and Peter. Very deeply regretted by her Daughter, Son, son-in-law Alan, daughter-in-law Julie, grandchildren Mark, Colin, Thea and Ben and great-grandson Ben.

COULTER — September 29, 2010, (peacefully) at his home, 26 Glenaan Park, Kells, Ballymena, William (Wilfred), dearly loved husband of Mae and beloved father of the late Tony. Will be sadly missed by his sorrowing Wife.

GASTON — Called home October 3, 2010, (peacefully) at his home, 36 Killycowan Road, Glarryford, Samuel, beloved husband of the late Isobella, loving father of Joan, Samuel and Jean, father-in-law of Bertie, Lorna and Davy, grandfather of Karen, Richard, Samuel, Jonathan, Gillian and Timothy and great-grandfather of Emily and Jack. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to Acre Gospel Mission c/o Alan Francey Funeral Services, 94 Toome Road, Ballymena, BT42 2BU. Will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by the entire Family Circle. "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain." Philippians 1v21

GIFFIN — September 28, 2010 (peacefully) at hospital, Mary (May), late of 57 Gracefield, Gracehill, Ballymena. Much loved wife of the late James and devoted mother of John. House strictly private. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, may be sent to James Henry Funeral Services (address above) for Antrim Area Hospital Coronary Care Unit. Lovingly remembered by her Son and Family Circle. “Treasured memories last forever.”

HAYES — September 30, 2010, (peacefully) at her home, Lyla, much loved wife of the late James and dear sister of George and the late Samuel and David. Flowers welcome, if preferred donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to James Henry Funeral Services, 100 Broughshane Street, Ballymena BT43 6EE for Crossroads Care. Lovingly remembered by her sorrowing Brother, Nephews, Nieces and Family Circle. “Forever with the Lord.”

HOGG — September 29, 2010 (peacefully) at hospital, William Henry (Billy), loving and devoted husband of Frances, 5 Avon Court, Moylena Road, Antrim. Loving father of Darren and Craig, father-in-law of Orla and Anna and devoted grandfather of James, Adam, Cameron, Constance and Thomas. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, made payable to Cancer Research N.I. c/o Bairds Funeral Directors, 71 Church Street, Antrim BT41 4BE. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his sorrowing Wife, Sons, Daughters-in-law, Grandchildren and Family Circle. "God saw him getting weary and cure was not to be, He put His arms around him and whispered come to me."

HUGHES — September 27, 2010, (peacefully) at hospital, late of Drummaul House Nursing Home and formerly of 10 Mull Park, Portglenone, Irene, dearly loved wife of the late Robert (Bertie) and devoted mother of Terence. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, for The British Heart Foundation (Northern Ireland) c/o Caldwell's Funeral Services, 42 Hiltonstown Road, Portglenone, BT44 8EQ. Very deeply regretted by her sorrowing Son and Family Circle.

JOHNSTON — September 29, 2010, (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, William Samuel, dearly loved husband of Sadie, 23 Taylorstown Hill, Grange, Toomebridge, much loved father of Ivan, Kenneth and Kathryn, father-in-law of Jennifer, Karen and Eamonn, very dear grandfather of David, Richard, Andrew, Mark, Rachel, Emma, Laura, Ashleen, Ellie and Ryan, dear brother of David and George. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Mission Projects, c/o Logans Funeral Services, 12 The Diamond, Ahoghill BT42 1JZ (cheques made payable to Logans Funeral Services). Lovingly remembered. "With Christ which is far better.

LILLEY — October 1, 2010, (peacefully) at her daughter's home, 218 Townhill Road, Portglenone, Eileen, late of Drumagarner Road, Kilrea. Dearly loved wife of the late Jim and dearest mother of Roberta, Doreen, Anne, Joan and Evelyn and a dear mother-in-law and grandmother. Friends welcome at her daughter's home. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Kilrea Baptist Church c/o James McMullan & Son, 18 Church Street, Kilrea. Deeply regretted by the entire Family Circle. "Redeemed and Safe in the arms of Jesus."

McCORD — October 3, 2010, (peacefully) at Slemish House Private Nursing Home, John, late of 3 Scottstown Road, Moorfields, Ballymena, beloved husband of the late Isobella (Isa). House strictly private. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Chest, Heart and Stroke Association, c/o James Stevenson & Son, 30 Cushendall Road, Ballymena. Will be lovingly remembered by his sorrowing Family and the entire Family Circle. "For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." John 3 v.16

McCULLOUGH — October 1, 2010 (peacefully) at his home, “Rivermount” 22 Lisnacrougher Road, Rathkenny, Ballymena, Daniel (Dan), much loved husband of the late Susan, devoted father of Christopher, Dianne, Heather, Mac and Deirdre, a dear father-in-law and loving grandfather and great-grandfather. No flowers please. Donations in lieu, if desired, may be sent to James Henry Funeral Services, 100 Broughshane Street, Ballymena, BT43 6EE for N.I. Hospice. Lovingly remembered by his sorrowing Family and Family Circle. “The Lord is my Shepherd."

McQUITTY — (nee Erwin) Called home October 3, 2010, (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital Elizabeth (Lily) much loved wife of Ivor, loving mother of Angela, Donna, Gregory and Claire, mother–in–law of Adrain and Lorraine and a devoted grandmother 21 Carnhill Carniny Ballymena. Will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her Husband, Daughters, Son, Son-in-law, Daughter-in-law, Grandchildren and the entire Family Circle. "Absent from the body, Present with the Lord."

MARKS — (ne Reid). September 29, 2010 at hospital, Isobel, much loved wife of William, 177 Old Cullybackey Road, Cullybackey, devoted mother of William, mother-in-law of Linda and loving grandmother of Matthew and Adam. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, may be sent to James Henry Funeral Services, 100 Broughshane Street, Ballymena, BT43 6EE for Cunningham Memorial Presbyterian Church Building Fund. Sadly missed by her sorrowing Husband, Family and wider Family Circle. "Put your arms around her Lord, and kiss her smiling face, for she was something special, who can never be replaced."

MITCHELL — October 3, 2010 (suddenly) at his home 29A Inchcolm Av. Ballykeel 1 Ballymena, Thomas, beloved husband of the late Gerry and loving father of Billy, Ann, Harry, Debbie and the late Bobby. Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to James Henry Funeral Services 02825652456. Deeply regretted by his partner Isobel, Sons, Daughters and Family Circle. “Safe in the arms of Jesus."

PARKER — September 26, 2010, (peacefully) in the care of the staff of Kintullagh Private Nursing Home, David John (Jack), beloved son of the late David G. and Helen B. and much loved brother of Helen. House and funeral private. Family flowers only please. Lovingly remembered by his Sister and Family Circle.

ROBINSON — September 27, 2010, (peacefully) at the Causeway Hospital, Coleraine, Hugh H., dearly loved husband of the late Maisie, 7 Hillview Av., Ballymoney, formerly of Cloughmills and Killagan, much loved father of Elizabeth, Robert, John, Ivor and the late Mervyn. A very dear father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and brother. Callers welcome at his daughter's home, 19 Eastburn Crescent, Ballymoney. Lovingly remembered. "The Lord is my Shepherd."

SMITH — September 29, 2010 (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Thomas, late of 51 Glenariff Crescent, Ballymena. Much loved son of the late Thomas and Margaret and dear brother of Nancy, Molly and the late Margaret. Funeral private. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Sisters, Brothers-in-law, Nieces, Nephews, friend Jean and Family Circle. “The day Thou gavest Lord is ended.”

WILSON — October 3, 2010, (suddenly) at hospital, James (Jim), much loved husband of Nan, 52 Cullybackey Road, Ahoghill. Loving father of Judith and dear father-in-law of Stephen. Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to Logan's Funeral Services 028 25871443. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Family and Family Circle.