Mr Richard (Dickie) McMullan

McMullan / Richard (Dickie) February 19th 2021, peacefully at hospital in his 97th year.  Devoted husband of Renee, Primary Walk, Waringstown.  House and funeral strictly private in accordance with government guidelines.  No flowers please.  Donations if desired may be made for NI Chest Heart and Stroke C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by Renee and the entire family circle.

The day thou gavest Lord is ended.

Mr Thomas George Hawthorne

Hawthorne / George.  Called home 18th February 2021, peacefully at Seapatrick Nursing Home, late of Houston Park, Lurgan.  Beloved husband of Jean, loving father of Janice, father-in-law of William, grandfather of Ross & Ben, great-grandfather of Lewis and Lilly and brother of the late Jim.

House and funeral strictly private due to government guidelines.  No flowers please. Donations if desired may be made for The Lord’s Work Trust (Diamond Gospel Hall, Kilmore) C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

Absent from the body, present with the Lord.

Mr Cecil Kinkead

Kinkead / Cecil.  February 5th 2021, peacefully at Ashbrook Nursing Home, late of Clarendon Park, Magheralin. Beloved husband of Primrose, loving father of Alan, Jennifer, Pamela, Elizabeth and Andrew, dear father-in-law of Dee, David, Stuart, Bromyn and the late Jennifer.  A loving grandad and great-grandad.

House and funeral strictly private due to current circumstances.

Family flowers only please.  Donations if desired may be made for NI Chest Heart & Stroke C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

The Lord Is My Shepherd.

Mrs Esther Noreen Knox (nee Ogle)

Knox / Esther (nee Ogle) February 1st 2021, peacefully at her home, Mill Hill, Waringstown, in the presence of her loving family.  Beloved wife of Joe, loving mother of Lynn, Andrew and Sarah, dear mother-in-law of Thomas, Louise and Andrew, devoted granny of Jason, Josh, Justin, Charlotte and Matthew and loving sister of Maureen, Sonia and Celia.

House and funeral private in accordance with current guidelines.

Family flowers only please.  Donations if desired may be made for Friends of The Cancer Centre C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

Safe In The Arms Of Jesus

Knox – Esther

Husband Joe, daughters Lynn & Sarah, son Andrew, sons & daughter-in-law, grandchildren and the entire family circle of the late Esther Knox (Mill Hill, Waringstown, after long and valiant battle with illness) would like to extend their sincere thanks to the many relatives, friends and neighbours who sympathised with them on their recent sad bereavement and to those who made phone calls, sent letters or cards of sympathy, attended the funeral or helped in any other way.

Special thanks to Bobbie Abraham and Pastor John Taylor for their prayers and words of comfort and for the service at the home and graveside.  Special thanks to Ronnie Russell Funeral Director Waringstown for the professional, dignified way they carried out the funeral arrangements and to those who kindly made donations in lieu of flowers to Friends of The Cancer Centre C/o Ronnie Russell.

The family would also like to extend special thanks to all the specialists, consultants, doctors, nurses (too many to name individually) of Kingsbridge Hospital, Blackrock Hospital, Matier Hospital, Belfast City Hospital, Royal Hospital, Belfast Cancer Centre and Craigavon Hospital for the excellent care which they afforded Esther.

Special thanks to Dr Lennon and his practice and also district nurses Adele and Liz and their wonderful teams of nurses for their dedication and attention. 

Special thanks also to daughter-in-law Louise whose devotion, dedication and skill helped considerably to allow Esther to be at home.

Trusting this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our appreciation.

2nd Timothy 4 Verse 7

I have fought the good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.

Mrs Adeline McKeown

McKeown / Adeline (Nee Gardiner) January 20th 2021 peacefully at hospital, late of George Street, Lurgan. Devoted mum of Audrey McCullough and Darren, much loved mother-in-law of Jeffrey, loving granny of Louise and Matthew, Daniel and Jessica, great-granny of Fletcher and Brysen and cherished sister of Peggy Toner, Nat, Betty McCandless, Sadie Graham, Marie Walker, George, Joan Montgomery and the late William, Mary Alexander, Joseph and Ellie Dalzell.

House and funeral strictly private in accordance with current guidelines.

Donations if desired are being collected to purchase iPads for Ward 2 North, Craigavon Area Hospital to facilitate virtual visiting, C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH (Cheques made payable to Ronnie Russell Donations Account Please).

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

In my Father’s house are many mansions.

John 14 : 2 

Mrs Joan Gibson

Gibson / Joan.  January 12th 2021 peacefully at Drombane Nursing Home.  Beloved mother of William, Isobel (Kidd), Thomas & Noel, dear mother-in-law of Barbara, George, Donna & Tina, loving grandmother of Ryan, Adam, Stuart, Gary, Stevie & Demi and loving great-grandmother of Evie, Keelan, Penelope & Emilia.

House and funeral strictly private in accordance with current guidelines.  Those wishing to pay their respects can do so as we arrive at Lurgan cemetery for a short committal service on Thursday at 11.00am.

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

Peter Harvey Dixon

January 4th 2021, peacefully at his home Nicholson Green Donaghcloney, formerly of Acre Lane Waringstown, Aged 40. Devoted husband of Joanne, loving daddy of Ruby, cherished son of Trevor and Ann, loving brother of Emily, Amy, James, Sophie and the late Matthew, dear son-in-law of Brian and Priscilla Gibson and brother-in-law of Andrew.

Funeral service in Dromore Elim Church on Thursday at 2.00pm followed by committal in Dromore New Cemetery. Due to current restrictions this service will be strictly private. Those wishing to pay their respects can do so as we leave Peter’s late home making our way through Donaghcloney Main Street on Thursday at 1.00pm. No flowers please. Donations if desired may be made for Cancer fund for children and Macmillan Nurses C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH (Cheques made payable to Ronnie Russell Donation A/c please).

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.


The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge.

Mr Noel John Hayes

Hayes / Noel John.  January 3rd 2021 peacefully at his home, Valley Lane, Waringstown.  Beloved husband of Freda and much loved brother of Jim and Alistair.

A graveside service will be held in Lurgan Cemetery at 2.00pm on Wednesday. Due to current restrictions, this service will be strictly private. Those wishing to pay their respects can do so as the cortege makes it way along Pollock Drive and Mourneview Avenue, pausing at Noel’s beloved Mourneview Park. Please abide by social distancing guidelines, wearing face coverings.
House strictly private. No flowers please. Donations if desired may be made for Northern Ireland Kidney Research C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

Absent from the body, present with the Lord.

Mrs Anne Philomena McNeice

McNeice / Anne Philomena (nee Kehoe).  December 30th 2020 peacefully at hospital, late of Sloan Street, Lurgan.  Beloved wife of the late Michael, dear mother of Julia and loving grandmother of Cullen, Erin and Ethann.

A service of committal will be held at St. John’s Chapel Cemetery Tartaraghan on Saturday at 12.00 noon. Due to current restrictions this service will be strictly private.
No flowers please. Donations if desired may be made for Macmillan Cancer Care C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.
Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.
Rest In Peace.

Mrs Margaret Elizabeth (Betty) Allen

Allen / Margaret Elizabeth (Betty) December 30th 2020 peacefully at hospital late of Kensington Court, Dollingstown.  Beloved wife of the late Jim, loving mother of Keith and Denver, dear mother-in-law of Jane and Ruth and devoted grandmother of Neil, Ryan, Stacie and Dale.  Funeral service in First Portadown Presbyterian Church on Friday 1st January at 11.30am followed by committal in Lurgan Cemetery (Arriving approximately 12.30pm).  Due to current restrictions the home and funeral will be strictly private.  Those wishing to pay their respects can do so as we leave the family home at 10.45am.  No flowers please.  Donations if desired may be made for First Portadown Presbyterian Church Building Fund C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

Safe in the arm of Jesus.