Mrs Margaret Wicks

Wicks / Margaret (nee Young).  April 11th 2021, peacefully at hospital, late of Cambria Park, Waringstown.  Beloved wife of Ernie, devoted mum of Jayne, Cathy and Julie and loving granny of Alana, Bethany, Ben, Maisie, Poppy and Eve.  House and funeral strictly private in accordance with current guidelines.  Those wishing to pay their respects can do so on Wednesday at 12.30pm (Approx) as the cortege makes it way to Holy Trinity Parish Graveyard along Waringstown Main Street for a private family interment.  Please abide by social distancing regulations.  Donations if desired may be made for Macmillan Nurses and N I Chest Heart and Stroke 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.

Until we meet again.

Mrs Esther (Elsie) McCreedy

McCreedy / Esther (Elsie).  April 3rd 2021, peacefully at her home, Downside Avenue, Banbridge in her 95thyear.  Beloved wife of the late David, loving mother of David and Valerie, dear mother-in-law of Isabel, much loved grandmother of Lindsay, Jonathan, Ashleigh, David and James and loving great-grandmother of Jack, Lily, Jesse and Ellen.  House and Funeral strictly private in accordance with current guidelines.  

Funeral Service can be viewed on Banbridge Baptist Church Facebook page on Tuesday at 1.00pm.

Donations if desired may be made for Banbridge Baptist Church C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

At home with the Lord.

Mr John Rutherford (Rocky) McCandless

McCandless / John Rutherford (Rocky) March 28th 2021 peacefully at Newry Hospice, late of Meadowvale, Blackskull.  Loving father of Kelly, Kathryn, Kerri, Ashley, Jade & Chelsea, husband of the late Nicola and dear brother of Audrey, William, Noel, Janet, Jo-Anne, Barbara and the late Michael.  House and funeral private in accordance with current guidelines.  Donations if desired may be made for Newry Hospice C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

Will be lovingly remembered by his family and friends.

Peace Perfect Peace

Mr Isaac Smith

Smith / Isaac.  March 9th 2021 peacefully at hospital, late of Pines Park, Lurgan and formerly of Drumquin Co Tyrone.  Beloved husband of Roberta, loving father of David, dear father-in-law of Janice and loving granda of Mya and James.  House and funeral strictly private in accordance with current guidelines.

No flowers please.  Donations if desired may be made for St John’s Parish Church Moira C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

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

Peace Perfect Peace.

Mrs Margaret Hall

Hall / Margaret.  Called home March 9th 2021, at hospital, late of Belfast Road, Lurgan.  Beloved wife of John, loving mother of Andrew, Ashley, Mark, Simon and Geoffrey, dear mother-in-law of Muriel, Cheryl and Sandra, loving grandmother of James, Richard, Hannah, Joshua, Ross, Rebecca, Leah, Louise, Lily-May, Jessica and Bobby-Jack, loving sister of Pearl and dear aunt of Nichola & Stacey.

House and funeral strictly private in accordance with current guidelines.  Margaret’s funeral service will be live streamed from Lurgan Free Presbyterian Church on Friday at 1.00pm.  No flowers please.  Donations if desired may be made for Daisy Lodge C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

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

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.

Revelation 21 v 4-5

Mr John Smyth Magowan

Magowan / John Smyth.  March 6th 2021 peacefully at his home, Princeton Avenue, Lurgan in his 85th year.  Beloved husband of Olga, loving father of Mandie and David, grandfather of Katie and Matthew and father-in-law of Brian.

House and funeral private in accordance with current guidelines.  No flowers please.  Donations if desired may be made for Marie Curie C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

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

Till we meet again.

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.

McMullan – Dickie.  Renee and the entire family circle wish to thank everyone who called, phoned, sent cards or contributed to NI Chest Heart and Stroke.  Thanks to Rev Adrian Moffett, the organist, Dr Hunter and Ann’s home carers for their attention.  Special thanks to Ronnie Russell Funeral Director for his help and professional advice.

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.