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Funeral Notices



James (Jim) Armstrong

31st January 2022

Suddenly at hospital. Dearly-loved husband of Lorna, devoted father of Matthew and Robert, loving father-in-law of Sarah and Nicole, much-loved granda of Harry. House private please. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Christ Church, Ballynure on Saturday 5th February at 12.00 noon (please note that seating capacity inside the church is limited due to current guidelines). Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Christian Aid c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors,  141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242.



Francis Alexander (Frank) McIlhenny

29th January 2022

Husband of Amanda, beloved son of Winnie, brother of the late Paula, father and step-father of Connie, Kendal, Lacey, Sandi and Laura, grandfather of Lana, Polly, Fallyn, Eva and Kai and uncle of Lewis. A Service will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare BT39 9DZ, on Monday 7th February at 1.00 p.m. (please note that seating capacity inside is limited due to current guidelines) followed by interment in Roselawn Cemetery (the service can be viewed live on flemingandcuthbert.co.uk). Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Chest, Heart & Stroke c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, at the above address, or by telephone 028 93344242. So suddenly you were taken, we could not say goodbye, all we have are memories that will never die. Rest in peace.



Jean Blair

28th January 2022

Peacefully at Hamilton Private Nursing Home, Ballyclare. Beloved wife of the late Charles, much loved mother of Erwin, Bill, Eileen and Craig, cherished mother-in-law of Nesta, David and Mandi and a devoted nanny and great-grandmother. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Glengormley Methodist Church on Tuesday 1st February at 10.00am followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Alzheimer's Society c/o Fleming and Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Always loved and remembered by all the family circle. Treasured memories will keep you near.



William (Billy) Campbell

26th January 2022

Peacefully at hospital, late of the North Irish Horse Regiment (Staff Sergeant). Dearly-loved husband of Margaret, much-loved father of Donald, James, May and father-in-law of Jean, Janet and Keith, loving grandfather of Conor, Shona, Matthew, Lyndsay, Mark, Abbie and uncle of Graham and Scott. House strictly private. A Service will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ on Monday 31st January at 2.30 p.m. (please note, seating capacity is limited due to current guidelines). The service can be viewed live on flemingandcuthbert.co.uk, followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Cancer Research NI c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors at the above address or by telephone 028 93344242. At peace. Quis Separabit.



John Nelson (Jack) McLaughlin

23rd January 2022

Peacefully at Ballyclare Private Nursing Home, late of Inniscoole Park, Glengormley, dearly-loved husband of the late Marion, much-loved father of Helen, loving father-in-law of Alan, devoted granda of Sarah, Megan and partner Phil and Hannah. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Ballyclare Presbyterian Church on Wednesday 26th January at 11.00 a.m. followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. Friends are welcome to call at his daughter Helens home. 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.



Robert John (Ronnie) Brown

21st January 2022

Peacefully at hospital surrounded by his loving family. Dearly-loved husband of Marie, much-loved father of David, Lynsey and Kerrie, father-in-law of Tracey and Stephen, loving grandfather of Rebecca, Reece, Carter, Kohl and Corey, beloved son of Olive and the late Robert and loved brother of Irene, Janet and the late Raymond. House private please. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Newtownabbey Methodist Mission, Rathcoole Drive, Newtownabbey on Wednesday 26th January at 2.00 p.m. followed by interment in Carnmoney East Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to "REVIVE" ICU, Royal Victoria Hospital 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. A smile for all, a heart of gold, one of the best this world could hold. Never selfish, always kind, these are the memories you leave behind. Till we meet again.



Robert Thompson McConkey

21st January 2022

Peacefully at the Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital, late of Carnmoney. Dearly loved husband of Sharman, devoted father of Amanda and Leigh-Ann, father-in-law of Rob and Johnny, much loved granda of Cameron, Zak, Bobby, Jay and loving brother of Irene and husband Albert. A Service will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ on Friday 28th January at 3.30 p.m. followed by a private committal at Roselawn Crematorium (please note that seating capacity is limited due to current guidelines) The service can be viewed live on flemingandcuthbert.co.uk Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to NHSCT Palliative Care Fund (for Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital) c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors (address as above) or by telephone 028 93344242. Tired and weary you made no fuss, you tried so hard to stay with us. God closed your eyes and gave you rest, for He alone knows what is best.



Samuel Bell

21st January 2022

Peacefully at a nursing home. Dearly loved husband of the late Lenora, devoted father of David, Elizabeth and Rosemary, father-in-law of James and Joe, much-loved grandfather of Nicola and husband Noel, Catherine and partner Sean, Emma and partner Andrew, Andrew, Peter, Debbie and husband Chris, Clare and husband Diarmaid and loving great-grandfather of Amy, Eva, Callum, Noah, Odhran, Cara, Jack, Charlotte and Georgie. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Ballynure Presbyterian Church on Monday 24th January at 11.00 a.m. followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Alzheimer's Society c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors,  141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all the family circle.



Arthur Manton Park

20th January 2022

At hospital. Much-loved husband of Norma, loving dad to Sonia and Alison, father-in-law of Michael and devoted gaga to Katelyn and Matthew.  Service to be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ on Thursday 27th January at 3.30 p.m. followed by a private cremation (please note that seating capacity is limited due to current guidelines). Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Leukaemia and Lymphoma NI c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors (address as above) or by telephone 028 93344242. Always willing, helpful and kind, precious memories are left behind.



Joy Elizabeth (Liz) Gillanders (nee Horner)

19th January 2022

Peacefully at hospital, dearly-loved wife of Kyle, much-loved mother of Anthony and Jacob, loving daughter of Wilson and Celia and loved sister of Denise and William. A Service will be held in Ballyclare Presbyterian Church on Monday 31st January at 10.30 a.m. followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to "REVIVE" ICU, Royal Victoria Hospital 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. God's garden must be beautiful, He only picks the best.



Ellen (Ella) McConnell

19th January 2022

Peacefully at Antrim Area Hospital, devoted wife of the late Jim and much-loved cousin of Art, Billy and Norman. Funeral private. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Macmillan Unit, Antrim Area Hospital c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing family circle at home and abroad.



William McKinley (Kinley) Nesbitt

18th January 2022

Peacefully at hospital, dearly-loved and loving husband of Myrtle. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ on Friday 21st January at 11.00 a.m. followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. The Service can be viewed live on flemingandcuthbert.co.uk. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Chest, Heart and Stroke c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors address as above or by telephone 028 93344242. Peace is yours, memories mine. The Lord is my shepherd.



Mabel Simpson

16th January 2022

Peacefully, beloved wife of the late Robert, much-loved mother of Gordon, mother-in-law of Julie-Ann, loving grandmother of Rachel and Lauren and sister of Margaret, Hilda and the late May. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Newtownabbey Methodist Mission, Rathcoole Drive, Newtownabbey on Friday 21st January at 2.00 p.m. followed by a private cremation. 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 will be loved and remembered always. At rest.



Ernest (Ernie) Porter

14th January 2022

Peacefully at hospital surrounded by his loving family. Dearly-loved husband of Mabel, much-loved father of Ernest, Iris and Lynda, father-in-law of June, John and Ken and a loving grandfather and great-grandfather. Ernie's remains will leave his late home at 1.00 p.m. on Monday 17th January before a Service of Thanksgiving for his life in Second Ballyeaston Presbyterian Church at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment in Rashee Cemetery. 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. Rest in peace, until we meet again.



Joseph Smith (Joe) McCartney

14th January 2022

Peacefully at hospital surrounded by his loving family. Dearly-loved husband of Betty, much-loved and precious father of Jane and Philip, loving father-in-law of Joanne and brother of Jean. House and Funeral private. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, may be made to NI Music Therapy Trust c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. He will be loved and remembered always. Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory.



Lenora Bell (nee McQuitty)

13th January 2022

Peacefully at hospital. Dearly loved wife of Samuel, devoted mother of Elizabeth and Rosemary, mother-in-law of James and Joe, much-loved grandmother of Nicola and husband Noel, Catherine and partner Sean, Emma and partner Andrew, Andrew, Peter and loving great-grandmother of Amy, Eva, Callum and Noah. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Ballynure Presbyterian Church on Monday 17th January at 11.00 a.m. followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. 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. Jesus loves me this I know.



Rosemary Joan Martin

13th January 2022

Peacefully at Ballyclare Private Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late Robert Millar Martin, much-loved mother of Julie and Peter, mother-in-law of Irvine and loving grandmother of Jamie and Michael. Due to current restrictions the house and funeral are private. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Belfast City Mission c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Safe in God's keeping.



James Ernest (Ernie) Robinson

9th January 2022

Peacefully at Whitehead Private Nursing Home, dearly-loved husband of Charlotte, much-loved father of Derek and father-in-law of Mary, loving grandfather of Jed and Toby, brother-in-law of May and Mavis and uncle of Norman, Valerie, Alastair, Hazel, Angus, the late Trevor and families. A Service will be held in Larne Baptist Church on Thursday 13th January at 10.30 a.m., followed by interment in Raloo Cemetery. Flowers welcome or 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. Jesus said 'I am the resurrection and the life'.



Jo Wood (nee Manning)

9th January 2022

Peacefully at her home. Beloved wife of Peter, much loved mother of Linzi, Katie and Ashley, mother-in-law of Simon, Barry and Paul, devoted Nanny of Finn, Jude, Rory, Beth, Lauren, Georgia, Harry and Sophie and cherished sister of Audrey and Ramona. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Mossley Parish Church, Manse Road, Newtownabbey on Thursday 13th January at 1.00pm and afterwards to Carnmoney East Cemetery (please note that seating capacity inside the church is limited due to current guidelines). 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. Lovingly remembered and sorely missed by all the family circle. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.



John Edgar

8th January 2022

Peacefully at Belfast City Hospital, late of Ivan Street, Belfast, dearly-loved husband of Betty, loving father of Lillian, John, Gary and Sandy, beloved father- in-law, grandfather and great- grandfather. Funeral private. No flowers please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Renal Unit, Belfast City Hospital c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. You can shed tears because he has gone or smile because he has lived.



Ruth Williamson

8th January 2022

Peacefully at her home in Rushpark, beloved daughter of the late Alexander and Margaret, much-loved sister of Elizabeth, Billy and the late Eric, sister-in-law of Alison, Joan and the late Albert and a loving aunt and great-aunt. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Abbots Cross Congregational Church on Wednesday 12th January at 11.00 a.m. (please note that seating capacity inside the church is limited due to current guidelines) followed by interment in Carnmoney East Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Faith Mission 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. Peace perfect peace.



Bridget Teresa Lynch

7th January 2022

Peacefully, beloved wife of the late Jim, much-loved mother of David, loved sister of Gus and Michael and sister-in-law of Teresa. A private funeral has taken place. May she rest in peace.



Jimmy Balmer

6th January 2022

Peacefully at hospital, late of 4 Lakeview Crescent, Newtownabbey. Dearly loved husband of Karin, devoted father of Royce and fiancee Abbie and Kofi, much loved son of Jim and the late Mary, loving brother of Irene and brother-in-law of Alan. A Service will be held in his home on Monday 10th January at 11.30am followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery (please observe social distancing guidelines). Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Northern Trust Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group c/o Fleming and Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Always loved and remembered by all the family circle. To know him was to love him.



Wilma Strange

4th January 2022

Peacefully at hospital, dearly-loved daughter of Mary and the late Billy, much-loved sister of Marbeth and Joan, sister-in-law of Les and the late Jim and a loving aunt and great-aunt. A Service will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ on Saturday 8th January at 10.00 a.m. (please note that seating capacity inside is limited due to current guidelines) followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. The Service can be viewed live on flemingandcuthbert.co.uk. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Diabetes UK c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, at the above address, 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.



Robert (Bob) Ferguson

4th January 2022

Peacefully at hospital after a short illness, late of Glengormley and formerly of Killyglen Road, Larne, beloved husband of the late Olive, much-loved father of Trevor, Sharon and the late Roy, brother of Samuel, brother-in-law of the late Joan, father-in-law of Margaret and the late Pamela. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Ballyhenry Presbyterian Church on Saturday 8th January at 1.30 p.m. (please note that seating capacity inside the church is limited due to current guidelines) followed by interment in Craigyhill Cemetery, Larne. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Diabetes UK c/o Fleming and Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Will be lovingly remembered by his sorrowing son, daughter, brother, daughter-in-law, grandchildren Aaron, Aimee, Stephen, Rachel, Andrew, great-granddaughter Evie and the entire family circle. Jesus said: I am the resurrection and the life. John 11:35



Andrew (Andy) McKeown

3rd January 2022

Peacefully at his home, Antrim Road, Templepatrick. Dearly-loved husband of Sharon, much-loved father of Louise, Heather and Richard, devoted father-in-law of Darren, David and Fiona, cherished granda of William, Matthew, Emily, Charlotte, Stuart, Amelia, Caroline, James and George. House strictly private. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Templepatrick Presbyterian Church on Friday 7th January at 2.00 p.m. (please note that seating capacity inside the church is limited due to current guidelines) followed by interment in Sixmile Cemetery, Antrim. 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. May the winds of love blow on that gentle spot, where our loved one lies never to be forgot.



John McVey

2nd January 2022

In his 95th year, peacefully at his home. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor, much loved father of Dorothy and Linda, devoted father-in-law of Stephen and Philip, cherished grandfather of Lynsey and husband Marc, Claire and Husband Richard, Zoe, Sarah and partner Chris, Alana and loving great-grandfather of Natasha, Taneesha, Scarlett, Farrah, Dakota, Emily, Daniel, Jack, Bradley, Jenson and Maizy. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in The Peoples Church, Mallusk Road, Newtownabbey on Thursday 6th January at 1.00 p.m. followed by interment in Carnmoney East Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Diabetes UK Northern Ireland c/o Fleming and Cuthbert Funeral Directors 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Always loved and remembered by all the family circle. God called your name so softly that only you could hear, and no-one heard the footsteps of the angels drawing near. It broke our hearts to lose you but you did not go alone, for part of us went with you the day God called you home.



Linda Mary Murtagh (nee McDonald)

2nd January 2022

Peacefully at hospital, surrounded by her family. Dearly-loved wife of Michael, much-loved mother of Danielle, Stephanie and Michael, mother-in-law of Trevor, Kyle and Becca and loving nanny of Reece, Sophie, Lucie, Hannah and Jack. Her remains will leave her home 65 Arthur Avenue, Newtownabbey on Saturday 8th January at 8.00 a.m. to arrive at St Mary's, Greencastle for 8.30 a.m. Requiem Mass (please note that seating capacity inside the church is limited due to current guidelines) followed by interment in Ballyclare Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to NI Children's Hospice c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. "The strongest people leave the best parts of themselves within their loved ones. She may not be here with us but our superwoman will always be a part of us"



Wilma Simpson Caters

1st January 2022

Peacefully, late of Fortwilliam, Belfast. Beloved wife of the late Norman. House and Funeral private. Always loved and remembered by the entire family circle. At home with the Lord.



Elaine Janet Smith (nee Steele)

1st January 2022

Peacefully at hospital, late of Glengormley. Dearly loved wife of John, devoted mother of Samantha and Stephanie, loving daughter of Ellen and the late Bobby, cherished mother-in-law of Ryan and much loved nanny of Ben, Lewis and Tyler. A Service will be held in Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Home, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare BT39 9DZ on Monday 10th January at 3.15 p.m. (please note that seating capacity inside is limited due to current guidelines) followed by a private cremation. The Service can be viewed live on flemingandcuthbert.co.uk. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to The Red Foundation (Emergency Dachshund Rescue UK) c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors address as above or by telephone 028 93344242. 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.



William Paul McConnell

1st January 2022

Called Home, peacefully at hospital. Dearly-loved husband of Gail and much-loved brother of Joan and husband Stephen. House private. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Abbots Cross Congregational Church on Wednesday 5th January at 12.30 p.m. (please note that seating capacity inside the church is limited due to current guidelines) The Service can be viewed live on the following link https://www.sermonaudio.com/solo/abbotscrosscong/ Interment will follow in Rashee Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Friends of VisPa and Gospel Bus Ministry c/o Fleming & Cuthbert Funeral Directors, 141 Mill Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DZ, or by telephone 028 93344242. Lovingly remembered always by the entire family circle. Psalm 30: 5 "....Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning".



Fleming & Cuthbert

141 Mill Road
Ballyclare
Newtownabbey
Co. Antrim
BT39 9DZ

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