Deaths in the Community

ARMSTRONG — February 8, 2010, (suddenly) at Prospect Private Nursing Home, Ethel Anne, beloved wife of the late Ernest (Ernie), formerly of 10 Dunclug Gardens, Ballymena, devoted mother of Rodney, Trevor and Irwin, mother-in-law of Carol, Maureen and Sally a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. 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. Children's Hospice. Lovingly

Tuesday, 9th February 2010, 10:45 am
Updated Monday, 15th February 2010, 9:31 am

BELL — February 10, 2010, (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Dorothy, wife of the late Alex and dear mother of Leslie, Agnes, Annette, John and Doreen and much loved grandmother, great-grandmother and mother-in-law. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by the entire Family Circle. "At Rest."

HENRY — February 9, 2010, at hospital, late of 23 Longcommon, Ballymena, Albert Edward, much loved husband of Margaret, devoted father of Elizabeth , father-in-law of Neil and loving grandfather of Niamh and Patrick. No flowers please. Donations in lieu if desired may be sent to James Henry Funeral Services, 100 Broughshane Street, Ballymena BT43 6EE for Cancer Research. House private. Sadly missed by his sorrowing Wife, Family and Family Circle. "Kept the Faith.”

KANE — February 8, 2010, (suddenly), Irene, dearly loved wife of Jackie, 3 Hollybank Park, Ballymena and loving mother of Sandra and the late John, dear mother-in-law of Kyle and Lorna and devoted grandmother of Jonathan Laura-Lee and Mark. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Chest, Heart & Stroke Association, c/o James Stevenson & Son, 28 Henry Street, Ballymena. Will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing Family and the entire Family Circle. "Sweet are the memories, dear is your name, close to our hearts you will always remain."

McGONIGAL — February 10, 2010, (peacefully) at hospital, Kenneth Alfred (Ken), much loved husband of Caroline (Carrie), 3 Glendale Gardens, Randalstown, loving father of David. House private. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Laurel House, Antrim Area Hospital, c/o Logans Funeral Services, 12 The Diamond, Ahoghill BT42 1JZ. Will be lovingly remembered by his sorrowing Wife, Son and Family Circle.

McIlROY — February 13, 2010, (suddenly) at her home, 2 Meadow Street, Ballymena, Mary, beloved wife of the late William and loving mother of Richard. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Cancer Research, c/o James Stevenson & Son, 30 Cushendall Road, Ballymena, BT43 6HD. Will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing Son, daughter-in-law Susan, grandchildren Natalie and Nicholas and the entire Family Circle.

McKINNEY — February 10, 2010, (peacefully) at the Marie Curie Centre (Beaconsfield), Hubert, beloved husband of the late Clare, Knockmoyle Drive, Antrim, loving father of John and William, father-in-law of Valerie and Cara and dear grandfather of Rebecca, James, Owen, Conor and Hugh. House private. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired made payable to the Marie Curie Centre (Beaconsfield) c/o Bairds Funeral Directors, 71 Church Street, Antrim BT41 4BE. Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle. “Safe in thy keeping – O’ Lord.”

McMEEKIN — (nee Topping) February 13, 2010, passed away (peacefully) at her home, 7 Douglas Road, Glenwherry, Margaret, dearly loved wife of George and loving mother of Terence, Sharon and the late Michael. House private. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Marie Curie Cancer Care, c/o James Stevenson & Son, 30 Cushendall Road, Ballymena, BT43 6HD. Will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing Husband, Son, Daughter, sister Isobel and the entire Family Circle. "Thy will be done."

MAGOWAN — (ne Copeland). February 7, 2010, (peacefully) at her home, 135 Dublin Road, Antrim in the loving care of her family, Amelia, in her 95th year, wife of the late James Magowan, darling and devoted mother of Iris and Eric, mother-in-law of Brian and Ann. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired made payable to the Renal Unit Fund B.C.H. c/o Bairds Funeral Directors, 71 Church Street, Antrim, BT41 4BE. Lovingly remembered by her sorrowing Daughter, Son, Son-in-law, Daughter-in-law, Grandchildren, Great grandchildren and the entire Family Circle. "To lose a Mum you really loved is hard beyond belief, your heart is near to breaking point, no one knows the grief, your love is always with us, your place no-one can fill, we loved you dearly in this life, in death we love you still."

MAY — February 11, 2010, (ne Jamison), (peacefully) at hospital, Martha, late of 7 Gloonan House, Ahoghill, dearly loved wife of the late Joseph (Joe), loving mother of Robin and Annella. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Laymore Mission Hall c/o Logans Funeral Services, 12 The Diamond, Ahoghill, BT42 1JZ. Family and friends welcome to call at her daughter and son-in-laws home, Annella and John McKay, 15A Ballymontenagh Road, Gracehill. Will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing son, daughter, daughter-in-law Shirley, son-in-law John, grandchildren James, Steven, Brett, Joanne and Adam, Great Grandchildren, sister Eileen and the entire Family Circle. "Safe in the arms of Jesus."

NEILLY — February 11, 2010, (peacefully) at hospital, late of 47 Tobar Park, Cullybackey, Joyce Dorothy Rosina, beloved wife of Harry, devoted mother of Kathleen, Irene, Linda, Brian, Alan, Christine and Pauline a much loved grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired may be sent to James Henry Funeral Services (address above) for the Chest Heart and Stroke Association. Lovingly remembered by her sorrowing Husband, Family, sister Irene and Family Circle. “The Lord is my Shepherd.”

PEACOCK — February 7, 2010, at home, Wilfred, son of Elizabeth and the late William (Bill) and father of Gregory. No flowers please. Regretted by his Family Circle.

SCOTT — February 10, 2010 (peacefully) at hospital, John (Jack), dear brother of the late Peggy. Lovingly remembered by the entire Family Circle. "Peace is yours memories ours."

STEELE — February 14, 2010 (suddenly after a short illness) at her home, 2 Wilson Avenue, Ballymena, Annie, much loved wife of Harry, devoted mother of Lynda, Myles, Ian and Joan, mother-in-law of Kate, Mandy and Trevor, a loving grandmother and great-grandmother and a dear sister of Nell and Sadie. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, may be sent to James Henry Funeral Services, 100 Broughshane Street, Ballymena, BT43 6EE for Macmillan Cancer Care. Lovingly remembered by her sorrowing Husband, Family and Family Circle.

STIRLING — February 8, 2010, (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital, Roberta, dearly loved wife of Alan, 28 Parkgate Road, Connor, Kells, Ballymena and beloved mother of the late Elizabeth. House private. Family flowers only please. Will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her sorrowing Husband, nephews Gardner and Uel, niece Margaret and the entire Family Circle.

TAIT — February 11, 2010, William Robson (Bill), dearly loved and loving husband of Maggie, 62 Main Street, Randalstown, loving father of Carole, Robson and the late Andrew. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired made payable to Royal British Legion Randalstown Branch, c/o Bairds Funeral Directors, 71 Church Street, Antrim BT41 4BE. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his sorrowing Wife, Daughter, Son and Family Circle. "Peace is thine memories mine."

WARREN — (ne Skelton). Antrim. February 1, 2010, Catherine, 75 Moylena Grove and formerly of Randalstown. Dearly beloved wife of the late Jackie and sister of Hugh, Paddy, Bobby and Gerard R.I.P. "On her soul sweet Jesus have mercy." Deeply regretted by her sorrowing Brothers, Sisters-in-law, Nephews, Nieces and Family Circle. Enquiries to Marrion's Funeral Directors 02894478199 / 07885301584.

WILSON — February 14, 2010, (suddenly) at Antrim Area Hospital, Una, dearly loved wife of Danny. 48 Rowallane Drive, Ballymena. Enquiries to J. Stevenson & Son Ballymena 25652429. Will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing Husband and the entire Family Circle.