Deaths in the Community

BACKIS — February 23, 2010, (suddenly) at her home, 50 Dunminning Road, Cullybackey, Mary Elizabeth (Molly), much loved daughter of the late Jeannie and Jim Backis. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired may be sent to James Henry Funeral Services, 100 Broughshane Street, Ballymena for Craig's Parish Church Funds. Deeply regretted by the Millar and Backus Families. "The day Thou gavest Lord is ended."

CRAIG — February 26, 2010 (peacefully) at Glenkeen Private Nursing Home, Elizabeth (Lizzie), in her 100th year, late of Crebilly Road, Ballykeel I Ballymena. Much loved wife of the late Samuel, formerly of The Glebe, Ahoghill, devoted mother of Elizabeth and Eileen and the late Lilian, mother-in-law of Tommy (Logan) and Stewart (Wilson), loving grandmother of Trevor, Denver, Mark and Elaine a loving great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, may be sent to James Henry Funeral Services, 100 Broughshane Street, Ballymena, BT43 6EE for Glenkeen Patients Comforts Fund. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing Family and Family Circle.

GILLILAND — Passed away February 26, 2010, (peacefully) at Innisfree Residential Home, Agnes Lamont, beloved daughter of the late Matthew and Elizabeth, devoted sister of Jeannie and the late Robert and David, (formerly of 'Dunfane' Cushendall Road, Ballymena). Will be lovingly remembered by her Sister, sister-in-law Yvonne, niece Jan, nephew George and the entire Family Circle

HILL — February 23, 2010, (peacefully) at hospital, Hugh B., formerly of Tullymore House, Broughshane, beloved husband of the late Wendy, dear brother of Rose, Sadie, John, Gladys, Isobel, William and sister -in-law Shelagh. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Family Circle. "The Lord is my shepherd."

KERR — February 28, 2010, (peacefully) at his home, 158 Cloughwater Road, B

Ballymena, David (in his 93rd year), beloved husband of the late Catherine (Cassie) and devoted father of Anne, David, Kathleen and the late Matthew. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired may be sent to James Henry Funeral Services, 100 Broughshane Street, Ballymena for Marie Curie Nursing Care. Lovingly remembered by his sorrowing Daughters, Son, Sons-in-law, Daughter-in-law, Grandchildren, Great-grandchildren and Family Circle. “The Lord is my shepherd”

McATAMNEY — (Portglenone). February 24, 2010 (peacefully) at home, Aeneas RIP, beloved husband of Bridie, much loved father of Edward and Kieran and loving brother of Jamsie, John, Anthony, Vincent, Mairead (Mc Gill), Sheena (Mc Ilroy) and the late Frances (Mc Cann) and Theresa (Grant). Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Wife, Sons, daughter-in-law Mary, Brothers-in-law, Sisters-in-law, Nieces, Nephews and all the Family Circle. "St. Padre Pio pray for him." Detail enquiries to WJO'Donnell and Sons Funeral Directors 028 2582 2242.

O’RAWE — February 26, 2010 (suddenly) at his home, Warden Street, Ballymena, Richard, much loved husband of Ursula, loving father of Catherine, Eileen and Noel, father-in-law of Barry and Paula, devoted grandfather of Michael, Aaron, Sean, Thomas, Kiera, Neil and Claire. House private. lovingly remembered by his sorrowing Wife, Family and Family Circle. “Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul.”

OWENS — February 21, 2010, (suddenly) after a long illness, William Stephen, dearly loved husband of Rosemary, 54 Ballynoe Road, Antrim, loving and devoted father of Dale and Stacey, step-father of Andrew, wife Glenda and Niall. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired made payable to Marie Curie Cancer Care, c/o Bairds Funeral Directors, 71 Church Street, Antrim BT41 4BE. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his sorrowing Wife, Sons, Daughter, Daughter-in-law and Family Circle. "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."

ROWAN — February 25, 2010 (peacefully) at hospital, William, late of 1 Lenagh Terrace, Antrim. Dearly loved brother of David, John, Betty and Tommy. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by is sorrowing Brothers, Sister, Sister-in-law, Brother-in-law, Nephews, Nieces and Family Circle. "To know him was to love him."

SINCLAIR -- February 23, 2010, (suddenly) at Belfast City Hospital, Robert George, dearly loved husband of Carol Jean and loving dad of Kathy, 36 Carniny Road, Ballymena. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Healthcare at Home or Ward 2, Cancer Unit, Belfast City Hospital, c/o James Stevenson & Son, 30 Cushendall Road, Ballymena. Will be lovingly remembered by his sorrowing Wife and Daughter. "Forever with The Lord."

SPENCE — February 22, 2010, (after a short illness), Henry Montgomery, late of 34 Glenravel Park, Ballymena, much loved husband of Priscella, devoted father of Henry, Kenneth, Maurice, Raymond, Christine, stepfather of the late Stanley, father-in-law of Gladys, Marbeth, Karen and Jean and a much loved grandfather and great grandfather. House private. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired may be sent to James Henry (address above) for Cancer Research. Lovingly remembered by his sorrowing Wife, Family and Family Circle. "The Lord is my shepherd."

THOMPSON — Called home February 28, 2010, (peacefully) at Antrim Area Hospital John, much loved husband of Blossom, devoted father of Joan, James, John, Sally and Lorraine, father–in–law of Billy, Jo, Maureen and Hugh, a dear grandfather and great-grandfather, 26 Royal Court Gracehill, Ballymena. Family flowers only please Donations in lieu if desired to The Chest Heart & Stroke Association c/o Alan Francey Funeral Services 94 Toome Road, Ballymena, BT42 2BU. Will be lovingly remembered by his Wife, Daughters, Sons, Brothers and the entire Family Circle. "Resting where no shadows fall."