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Funeral Notices



Sandra O'Grady (nee Goudy)

31st October 2020

Called home peacefully at Antrim Area Hospital, darling wife of the late Tom O'Grady, devoted mummy to her only daughter Sharon, mother-in-law of Leslie, mother of Darren, granny of Alannah and husband Adam, Shannon and husband Paul and Conor, great-granny of Ruby, Isla, Ellie, Finn and Ruadhan. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ on Wednesday 4th November at 12.00 noon with interment afterwards in Ballyclare Cemetery. Unfortunately due to current restrictions the service is limited to immediate family only. Friends are welcome to pay their respects outside the funeral home whilst adhering to social distancing requirements. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Helping Hands Healing Hearts c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors address as above. At home with her Lord and Saviour.



Francesco (Franco) Bianco

30th October 2020

Suddenly at his home in Ballygally. Dearly loved husband of Hazel, devoted father of Karen, Italia, Julie and a much loved father-in-law and Nonno. Unfortunately due to current restrictions the house and funeral are private. No flowers please. Donations in lieu may be made to Chest, Heart & Stroke c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ or by telephone 028 93344242. Rest in peace.



Colin Ian Rogan

30th October 2020

At hospital after a long illness, late of Beechwood Avenue, Rushpark. Beloved son of Anne and the late Ian, much loved father of Gareth, loving father-in-law of Niamh, devoted grandfather of Luca and loved brother of Stuart. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Abbots Cross Presbyterian Church on Wednesday 4th November at 10.30am followed by a private Cremation. Unfortunately due to current restrictions the church service is limited to immediate family only. Family and friends are welcome to pay their respects outside the church whilst adhering to social distancing requirements. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired, to the MS Society c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ or by telephone 028 93344242. Always loved and remembered by all the family circle. God saw him getting weary and a cure was not to be, He put His arms around him and whispered come to me.



Barbara McLeod

30th October 2020

At hospital. Dearly loved wife of Sandy, much loved mother of Alan and Ian, mother-in-law of Heather, grandmother of Lynsey, Kerry, Leanne, Duncan, Christina and great-grandmother of Ellen. House's strictly private please.  A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ on Wednesday 4th November at 2.00pm followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. Unfortunately due to current restrictions the service is limited to immediate family only. Family and friends are welcome to pay their respects outside the funeral home whilst adhering to social distancing requirements. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired, to Chest, Heart & Stroke c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors (address as above) or by telephone 028 93344242. Always loved and remembered by all the family circle.



Archie Thompson

30th October 2020

Peacefully at Whiteabbey Care Home and formerly of Carmeen Drive, Newtownabbey, beloved husband of the late Maureen, much loved father of Mary, Valerie, Tracey and the late Paul and a devoted father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the funeral is private. Always loved and remembered by all the family circle.



Zandra West (nee Tuff)

29th October 2020

Called Home peacefully at hospital. Dearly-loved wife of Walter, devoted mother of Naomi, Robin and Johnathan, mother-in-law of Mazurah, sister-in-law of Widit and aunt of Katie and Patricia. Unfortunately, due to current circumstances the house and funeral are private. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ or by telephone 028 93344242. Will be missed more than words can say.



Norman Geoffrey Rankin

29th October 2020

Suddenly at his home in Ballyclare. Dearly loved partner of Frances and devoted father of Phillip, partner Samantha and grandfather of Mila. A Service will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ on Tuesday 3rd November at 2.00pm followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. Unfortunately due to current restrictions the service is limited to immediate family only. Friends are welcome to pay their respects outside the funeral home whilst observing social distancing. Always loved and remembered.



William James (Jim) McMillan

29th October 2020

Called Home October 29th 2020, late of School Road, Crossnacreevy. Beloved husband of Geraldine, much loved father of Gary and Jonathan, father-in-law of Janice and Catherine, devoted grandfather of Ben, Amy, Jude, Joshua and Sophia. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the house and funeral are private. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Parkinson's UK c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Always loved and remembered by all the family circle. Redeemed.



Elizabeth Boyles

27th October 2020

Peacefully at hospital, beloved wife of the late William (Billy) Boyles, much-loved mother of Heather and the late Mark and loving grandmother of Claire, Jenny and David. Sadly due to current restrictions the funeral is private. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the MS Society c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. She will be loved and remembered always by the entire family circle. Peace, perfect, peace.



Stanley Wright

27th October 2020

Peacefully at hospital, dearly-loved husband of Etta, much-loved father of Barbara and Margaret, father-in-law of Billy and Samuel and loving grandfather of Richard and Gareth. Due to current circumstances the family homes and funeral are private. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Dementia NI c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. In life, he lived for those he loved and those he loved remember.



John Jones Strutt

26th October 2020

At the NI Hospice. Dearly-loved husband of Lisa, beloved dad of Rosie, James and Holly. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Carnmoney Presbyterian Church on Friday 30th October at 3.30 p.m. followed by a private cremation. Due to current circumstances the church service is limited to immediate family only. Friends and family are welcome to pay their respects outside the church whilst observing social distancing. No flowers please. Donations in lieu, if desired, may be made to Cancer Fund for Children c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ or by telephone 028 93344242.
"Dum spiro spero".



Albert Edward Davison

24th October 2020

Peacefully at hospital, beloved husband of the late Linda, much-loved father of Mark, father-in-law of Cath, loving grandfather of Keri and brother of Eddie, Patsy, Violet and the late Evelyn and John. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the funeral is private. The Service can be viewed live on Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors website on Wednesday 28th October at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Chest, Heart & Stroke c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Matthew 11:28 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest".



Sharon Reid (nee McCourt)

23rd October 2020

Called Home peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at her sister's home in Islandmagee, late of Grange Walk, Ballyclare. Beloved Wife of the late Davy, wonderful Mummy of Deane and Wife Carol, Ryan and Wife Emma, Ashleigh and Pup-Pups Honey-Bunny and Ollie-Man, treasured Nannie of Kyla, Caitlyn and Erin. A Service of Celebration for her life will be held in St. John's Parish Church, Doagh Road, Ballyclare on Wednesday 28th October at 1.30pm followed by a private Cremation. Unfortunately due to current restrictions the church service has limited capacity. Friends and family are welcome to pay their respects outside the church whilst adhering to social distancing requirements. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired, to the N.I. Hospice c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ or by telephone 028 93344242. Psalm 121. "I lift up my eyes to the hills"



Molly Hamilton

22nd October 2020

Aged 95, late of Cedar Hill and formerly of Harmin Drive, Glengormley. Beloved wife of the late John, much loved mother of Eileen, Valerie and Carole, mother-in-law of Sammy, devoted grandmother of Michelle and husband Nick, Nicola and John. A Service will be held in Glengormley Methodist Church with the interment in Carnmoney East Cemetery. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the funeral is restricted to immediate family members only. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in memory of Molly to a charity of your choice. Always loved and remembered by all the family circle. Deep in our hearts, your memory is kept, we loved you too dearly to ever forget.



William John (Billy) Turkington

22nd October 2020

Peacefully at home, beloved son of the late William John and Elizabeth Turkington. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the funeral is private. The Service can be viewed live on Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors website on Saturday 24th October at 10.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. He will be loved and remembered always by his nephew Jeffrey, wife Jennifer and family, Jenna, Richard and Ruby, Joel, Jodie, Marc, Jessica and Bobby. In silence he suffered, with patience he bore, till God called him homeward to suffer no more.



George Cowan Craig

21st October 2020

Peacefully at hospital, much-loved brother of Agnes, Joe and sister-in-law Sandra, May and brother-in-law Walter, nieces Lynsey, Judi and all the family circle. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the funeral is private. The Service can be viewed live on Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors website on Monday 26th October at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Cancer Research NI c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Never more than a thought away loved and remembered every day. Never forgotten.



Catherine (Kathleen) McCrea

20th October 2020

Peacefully at hospital after a short illness, late of Grange Valley, Ballyclare. R.I.P. Dearly loved wife of Ronnie, devoted mother of Ciara, Maire, Aileen and Ursula and a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral on Friday 23rd October after 11.00 a.m. Mass in The Church of the Sacred Heart, Doagh Road, Ballyclare to Ballyclare Cemetery. Due to current restrictions Mass is restricted to immediate family only. Friends and family are welcome to pay their respects outside the Church or by lining the route as the cortege passes while adhering to social distancing requirements. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Cancer Research c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Those who die in grace go no further from us than God, and God is very near.



Mary Agnes (Marie) McNeilly

20th October 2020

Peacefully at Hamilton Private Nursing Home, Ballyclare, beloved wife of the late Leslie, dearly-loved mother of Claire and Robin, mother-in-law of Arthur and Karen and adored grandmother of Thomas, Rosanna and Jasmine. Due to current circumstances the house and funeral are private. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, may be made to  First Ballyeaston Presbyterian Church c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. She will be loved and remembered always by the entire family circle.



Carole Elizabeth Sloane

19th October 2020

Loving wife of the late Arthur Sloane, formerly of Woodlands Holywood, daughter of the late Gwen and William Brown, beloved sister of Noreen, Norman and the late Gordon. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the funeral is private. The Service can be viewed live on Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors website on Friday 23rd October at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Assisi Animal Sanctuary c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Very deeply regretted by the family circle at home and abroad.



Mabel Hutton

17th October 2020

Peacefully at hospital, late of Serpentine Parade, Belfast. Beloved daughter of the late James and Mabel, sister of the late Harold. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the funeral is private. The service can be viewed live on Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors website on Wednesday 21st October at 11.00am. Always remembered by all her family and friends. Redeemed 1 Peter 1:18-19



John (Jack) McConnell

16th October 2020

Peacefully in the care of the staff of Magherafelt Manor Nursing Home, late of Templepatrick. Beloved husband of Marion, father of Brian and the late Juliet, father-in-law of Rachel and Alaister, grandfather of Adam, Matthew, Jack and Lucy. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the house and funeral are private. A wider celebration of Jack's life will be arranged when conditions allow. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to your chosen charity in memory of Jack. At peace in God's choir.



Gerald James Nutt

15th October 2020

Peacefully at his home. Dearly loved husband of Rosemary, loving father of Christopher and Jeremy, and a devoted father-in-law and grandfather. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the house and funeral are private. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. In silence he suffered, with patience he bore. Till God called him homeward to suffer no more.



Norman Adam Patterson

15th October 2020

Suddenly at hospital, late of Burneys Lane, Glengormley, dearly loved husband of Doloros, devoted father of Johanne, Abigail and Audrey and a much loved father-in-law and grandfather. Due to current circumstances the house and funeral are private. Donations in lieu of flowers, may be made to Diabetes UK Northern Ireland c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Tomorrow is promised to no one.



Gary William Duggan

15th October 2020

Dearly-loved son of Yvonne. Due to current circumstances the funeral is private. A live transmission of the 2.00 p.m. service can be found on the Fleming & Cuthbert website from 1.30 p.m. on Monday 19th October. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, may be made to Air Ambulance NI c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. He will be loved and remembered always by the entire family circle at home and abroad. John 3:16.



Rosemary Gaw (nee Scott)

15th October 2020

Peacefully at Tamlaght Nursing Home, Carrickfergus and formerly of Prospect Park, Upper Woodburn. Dearly-loved mother of Julie and Katrina, mother-in-law of Mervyn and Aidan, devoted grandmother of Lee, Kirsty, Ashleigh-Rose and Eva, and great-grandmother of Justin, Jordan, Kayden and Zara. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the house and funeral are private. Always loved and remembered by all the family circle. We shared so much together. Laughter, joy and tears. Now all we have are the memories of those happy years.



Ellen Jane Dickson (nee McGrugan)

14th October 2020

Peacefully at hospital. Dearly loved and loving mother of Tara and Stacey, mother-in-law of Mark and Toddy, devoted grandmother of Jamie, Adam, Daniel and Jake. Unfortunately due to current circumstances the house and funeral are private. Two tired hands are resting, the voice we loved is still. The one who did so much for us, is resting at God's will.



John Derek Moore

13th October 2020

Peacefully at hospital, late of Bruslee, Ballyclare, beloved husband of the late Laura, much-loved father of Dawn, Sharon and Adrian, father-in-law of Jona, Stephen and Stacey and loving grandfather of Hannah, Alan, Lucy, Leo and Ryan. A Service will be held in Christ Church, Ballynure on Friday 16th October at 12.30 p.m., with restrictions and adhering to social distancing, followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to St John Ambulance NI c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. He will be loved and remembered always.



Alfred Weir

10th October 2020

Peacefully at Camphill Care Home, Ballymena, dearly-loved husband of Anne, much-loved father of Helen, Neill and Alastair, father-in-law of Alex and loving grandfather of Luke and Zach. A Service of Thanksgiving for his life will be held in Carnmoney Presbyterian Church on Thursday 15th October at 12.00 noon, with restrictions and adhering to social distancing. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Alzheimer's Society c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. He will be loved and remembered always. Time slips past, but memories last.



Joan Harkness

9th October 2020

Peacefully, beloved wife of the late William David (Billy) Harkness. Due to current circumstances a private service will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home on Wednesday 14th October at 1.00 p.m. (can be viewed live on the Fleming & Cuthbert website from 12.30 p.m.) followed by interment in Ballycarry New Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. She is survived by, and will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Barbara and grandchildren Mackenzie & Renin, son Gary, granddaughter Chelsea and husband Wes and great-granddaughter Evelyn, son Geoffrey, son Ian and daughter-in-law Rhona, granddaughter Hannah & fiance Joan, grandson Kyle and partner Ami, also her brothers Roy & wife Margaret, Alfred and wife Kate and sisters-in-law in Australia, Cynthia and Anna. We shared so much together, laughter, joy and tears, now all we have are the memories of those happy years.



William Robert Erskine

9th October 2020

Peacefully at home with his family by his side.  Dearly loved and loving husband of Lynne and deeply loved and devoted father of Gary.  Due to current circumstances the house and funeral are private.  Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to Diabetes UK or Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ or by telephone 028 93344242.  A live transmission of the 10:00 a.m. service can be found on the Fleming & Cuthbert website from 09:30 on Wednesday 14 October 2020.  So sadly missed but now at peace.



Samuel Davidson

5th October 2020

Peacefully at Clareview Nursing Home, Ballyclare, beloved husband of Margaret and much-loved father of Susan. Due to current circumstances a private family service will be held in Ballyclare Presbyterian Church on Thursday 8th October at 11.00 a.m. followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Marie Curie c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ or by telephone 028 93344242. He will be loved and remembered always by the entire family circle. The day Thou gavest Lord is ended.



Alan John Nesbitt

3rd October 2020

Peacefully at Hamilton Private Nursing Home and late of Mossvale Road, Kingsmoss. Beloved son of the late Isa, husband of the late June, much loved father of Paul, Donna, Julie, Leanne and David, cherished father-in-law, devoted grandfather of Megan, Shannon, Jamie, Kerri, Katie, Laura and Charlotte. A private service will be held in the family home followed by interment in Rashee Cemetery on Wednesday 7th October at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Chest, Heart and Stroke c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ or by telephone 028 93344242. We will never cease to miss you, we will never cease to care. In a special corner of our hearts you will always be there.



Thomas Connor (Tom) Crawford

3rd October 2020

Peacefully at Antrim Area Hospital, late of Kingsmoss, Newtownabbey. Beloved husband of the late Connie, much loved dad of Diane and Gary, father-in-law of Cameron and Kay, devoted granda of Loren, Clare and Ben. House private please. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ on Wednesday 7th October at 10.00am (Unfortunately due to current regulations the service will be private and for family only). Tom will leave the funeral home following the service for anyone who wishes to stand outside and pay their respects, (whilst maintaining social distancing) followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Macmillan Cancer Support c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors address as above. The Lord is my Shepherd. Psalm 23.



William (Bill) McAvoy

2nd October 2020

Peacefully at hospital. Dearly loved and loving husband of Rosie. House strictly private. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in St Patrick's Parish Church, Templepatrick on Wednesday 7th October at 2.00pm (Unfortunately due to current regulations the service will be private and by invitation). Bill will leave the church following the service for anyone who wishes to stand outside and pay their respects, (whilst maintaining social distancing). Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the N.I. Children's Hospice c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ or by telephone 028 93344242. We shared so much together, laughter, joy and tears. Those we love don't go away, in our hearts they will always stay.



Fleming & Cuthbert

141 Mill Road
Ballyclare
Newtownabbey
Co. Antrim
BT39 9DZ

Tel: 028 9334 4242

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