SMYTH, Ethel Margaret

SMYTH, Ethel Margaret (nee Barber) – 18th August 2021. Late of Woodside, Ballywillwill Road, Castlewellan. Peacefully, surrounded by her family. Dearly beloved wife of Herbert Alexander (Bertie) and loving mother of Alexander, Yvonne, Vanessa and Barbara. Funeral Service in Castlewellan Presbyterian Church on Friday 20th August at 2pm followed by burial at Drumee Cemetery. (Covid regulations apply). House Strictly Private. No flowers please. Donations if desired, made payable to “Douglas Donations A/c” for The Faith Mission and Macmillan Cancer Support c/o 20 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8HP. Will be sorely missed by her sorrowing husband, children, sons-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchild. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. (Ps 116 v 15).

MACKENZIE, John Ernest

MACKENZIE, John Ernest – 17th August 2021. Peacefully at Ardview House, Ardglass. Aged 83 years. Late of Jordanstown, Clough. Dearly beloved husband of the late Evelyn. Funeral service and committal in Roselawn Crematorium on Wednesday 25th August 2021 at 10.15am. No flowers please. Donations if desired, made payable to “Guide Dogs N.I.” c/o Douglas Funeral Directors, 20 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8HP. John will be lovingly remembered by his nephew Wayne, wife Gillian, their sons Kade and Charlie, brother-in-law Keith, wife Elizabeth and the wider family circle. Loving memories cherished forever.

ORR, William

ORR, William 11th August 2021, passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord in his 95th year, at his home in Raffrey, Crossgar. Beloved husband of the late Eileen and precious Dad to Elaine, Robert, Ruth and Noreen. Dear father-in-law of Kenneth and Linda. Loving grandfather to Joyce and Lois, Richard, Catherine, Alison and Philip, and proud Great Pa to 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral service in Ballymacashon Gospel Hall, 71 Saintfield Road, Killinchy, BT23 6RN, on Saturday, 14th August at 2.30pm. Burial afterwards at Raffrey Presbyterian graveyard at 3.45pm. House private. No flowers please. Donations if desired made payable to Downe Respiratory Group, c/o of Douglas Funeral Directors, 20 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8HP. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Psalm 116 v. 15.

SLOAN, Robert John Gilbert

SLOAN, Robert John Gilbert 3rd August 2021. Peacefully at home Largymore House, 19 Limehill Road, Lisburn, in his 85th year, dearly beloved husband of the late Gladys, much loved and loving father to Martin, John, Mervyn and David and a dear father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral private (owing to church regulations) No flowers please, donation if desired for Marie Curie and Christ Church Lisburn Tower Fund, cheques made payable to Douglas Donations Account, c/o. 20 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8HP. House Private. Will be loved and remembered always by his sorrowing sons, families, family circle and friends. Safe in the arms of Jesus.

CARSON, Pamela

CARSON, Pamela – 3rd August 2021. At her home, Willow Crescent, Ballynahinch. House Private. Dearly loved daughter of the late Edward and Annie, loving and much loved sister to Denise. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Douglas Funeral Church, 20 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8HP on Monday 9th August 2021 at 11am and afterwards to Lough Inch Cemetery. No Flowers Please. Donations in lieu if desired, cheques payable to The Donkey Sanctuary c/o Douglas Funeral Directors, address as above.
Will be forever loved and sadly missed by her sister Denise and her friend Joy.

EWING, Robert John

EWING, Robert John 23rd July 2021. Peacefully in his 77th year, at his home, Windmill Gardens, Ballynahinch. Beloved husband of Elizabeth, much loved and loving father to Brian and fiancé Andrea and David and his wife Carrie. Proud papa to Chloe, Curtis and Marcus. Funeral Service in Douglas Funeral Church on Tuesday at 11am afterwards to Lough Inch Cemetery. House strictly private. No Flowers Please. Donations of desired, cheques made payable to . Air Ambulance N. I. c/o Douglas Funeral Directors, 20 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8HP. Will be loved and remembered always by his sorrowing wife, sons, family circle and friends.

McBRIDE, Robert

McBRIDE, Robert – 10th July 2021, peacefully at home, 9 Langtry Lodge, Moira, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of Gertie, much loved and loving dad to Julie and Colin, father-in-law to Robert and Beverley. Proud granda to Rachael, her husband Matthew, Amy, her husband Richard, Emily, Ben and Jake. Funeral Service and family home private. No Flowers Please. Donations of desired, cheques made payable to N.I. Chest, Heart and Stroke c/o Douglas Funeral Directors, 20 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8HP. Robert will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by the entire family circle.
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. Psalm 121 v 1 & 2.

NIXON, Violet (nee Wallace)

NIXON, Violet (nee Wallace) – 6th July 2021. Peacefully at the Ulster Hospital, aged 95 years. Loving wife of the late Robert, dear sister to Peggy, Harold, Dorothy and the late Lily and Samuel. Funeral Service for family and close friends to be held on Friday 9th July at 1pm in Magheradroll Parish Church, Ballynahinch with burial in the adjoining Churchyard. No Flowers Please. Donations in memory if desired, cheques payable to N.I. Chest, Heart and Stroke c/o Douglas Funeral Directors, 20 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8HP. Forever in our hearts and thoughts, may you rest in peace.

Nixon, Violet (nee Wallace) – 6th July 2021. Peacefully at hospital. Memories to keep forever of a cherished sister from brother Harold and sister-in-law Edna, niece Gillian and husband Stephen. Lovingly remembered by the family.

Nixon, Violet (nee Wallace) – 6th July 2021. Passed away peacefully at hospital. Will always be remembered by her loving sister Peggy and family. Beautiful memories treasured forever of happy days we had together.

PRICE, John

PRICE, John – 5th July 2021. Suddenly at home, Malwood Park, Belfast, aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Margaret. A private Funeral Service will be held in Ballynahinch. No Flowers Please. Donations if desired, cheques made payable to Cancer Research c/o Douglas Funeral Directors, 20 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8HP. Will be lovingly remembered by the family circle.

CARLISLE, Raymond (Ginger)

CARLISLE, Raymond (Ginger) – 29th June 2021. Peacefully in his 82nd year at Spa Nursing Home, formerly of Lisburn Road, Ballynahinch. Beloved husband of the late Ann, much loved father to Colin and his wife Lynne, Norman and his partner Marty and the late David. Proud Granda to Ross, Jack and Patrick. Funeral leaving Douglas Funeral Directors on Thursday 1st July at 2pm to Magheradroll Parish Church for service at 2.30pm followed by burial in the adjoining Churchyard. No Flowers Please. Donations if desired made payable to Cancer Research N.I. c/o Douglas Funeral Directors, 20 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8HP. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his sorrowing sons, family and family circle.