McKIBBEN, Rachel

McKIBBEN, Rachel ‘Raye’ (Nee Gill) – 18th May 2022. Peacefully, aged 58 years at Royal Victoria Hospital, surrounded by her devoted husband and their daughters. Late of Hawtree Park, formerly of 27 Grove Street, Low Road, Lisburn. Dearly loved wife of Aaron. Much loved mum of Laura, Lynsey and Hannah. Proud Nanny to Abbie, Corey and Maci. Dear sister of Trevor, Clifford, Tony and Shirley. Service to remember and reflect on Raye’s life will be held in Ronnie Thompson’s Funeral Church, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF on Saturday 21st May at 1.15pm and afterwards to Lisburn New Cemetery Blaris Extension. Refreshments will be served in Smithfield House, 15 Smithfield Street from 3.00pm. No flowers please. Donations if desired, payable to Macmillan Cancer Support c/o Ronnie Thompson Funeral Directors (address as above). Raye will be lovingly remembered and very sadly missed by her sorrowing husband, daughters, grandchildren, brothers, sister and friends.

TILSON, Josephine (nee Ward)

TILSON, Josephine (nee Ward) – 18th May 2022, peacefully aged 82 years, at home, Ferndale Avenue, Lisburn. Dearly loved wife of the late Roy. Much loved mum of Karen and the late Jonathan. Dear sister of John and family in Australia and Linda and family in New Zealand. Service of thanksgiving in Ronnie Thompson’s Funeral Church, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF on Friday 20th May at 10am followed by burial in Lisburn New Cemetery Blaris. House private. Family flowers only please. To view service via YouTube, use the following link https://youtube.com/channel/UCfu2kxn-gMqCCTKdNlqLpnw. Josephine will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her daughter, brother, sister and wider family circle. Psalm 121:1-2 I lift up my eyes to the hills—from where will my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.

MAGEE, Roseleen Mary (nee Warnock)

MAGEE, Roseleen Mary (nee Warnock) – 16th May 2022, peacefully at hospital. Beloved wife of Barry, much loved mother of Rachel and Clare. Proud Granny Gee to Owen. Service of Thanksgiving in St. John’s Parish Church, Moira on Thursday 19th May at 2.00pm; followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard. House private. No flowers please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, payable to Marie Curie c/o Ronnie Thompson Funeral Directors, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her family.

LYTTLE, Elvey

LYTTLE, Elvey (nee Brown) – 15th May 2022 Peacefully in her 94th year at Railway Lodge Nursing Home, formerly of Magheradartin Road, Hillsborough. Beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved and loving mother to David and Adrian, dear mother-in-law of Catherine and Janet. Proud Nanna to Claire-Elvey and Deborah, Mardy and Neil. Great-nanna to Hannah, Josiah and Jordan. Funeral service in Annahilt Presbyterian Church, Windmill Road, Hillsborough on Thursday at 11.00am, afterwards to the adjoining graveyard. House strictly private. No flowers please. Donations if desired, made payable to Alzheimer’s Society, c/o Ronnie Thompson Funeral Directors, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF. Will be lovingly remembered by her sorrowing sons, families and family circle. Absent from the body, present with the Lord.

KNOWLES, Winifred Frances

KNOWLES, Frances (nee Megahey) 13th May 2022. Peacefully in Marie Curie Centre late of 54 Hilden Court, Lisburn. Beloved wife of Robert, much loved and loving mother to John, Ian and William. Dear mother-in-law of Laura, Kathy and Pamela. Devoted Granny to Emma, James, Brad, Madison, Alisha, Jay, Elle and Phoebe. Funeral service in Ronnie Thompson Funeral Church, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn BT28 1UF on Wednesday 18th May at 2.30pm, a private cremation later. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, made payable to Marie Curie c/o Ronnie Thompson Funeral Directors address as above. Will be loved and remembered always by her sorrowing husband, sons, families, family circle and friends.

WILLS, Mary Elizabeth (Beth)

WILLS, Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Nee Kirkwood – 11th May 2022. Peacefully at hospital in her 87th year. Late of Monaville Avenue, Lisburn. Beloved wife of the late Raymond. Much loved and loving mother to Michael and Alison, dear mother-in-law of Heather and Ken and devoted Nan to Adam, James and Ellen. Funeral Service in Ballinderry Presbyterian Church on Saturday 14th May at 11.30am; afterwards to the adjoining graveyard. House strictly private. No flowers please. Donations if desired, made payable to Animal Haven Ireland c/o Ronnie Thompson Funeral Directors, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF. Will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her sorrowing son, daughter and family circle. Love never ends.

SEAWRIGHT, Mary Ann

SEAWRIGHT, Mary Ann (nee Ferguson) 11th May 2022. Peacefully in her 94th year at hospital. Late of Parkside Nursing Home, formerly of Crommelin Place, Lisburn. Beloved wife of the late Norman Alexander Seawright. Much loved and loving mother to Norma and Nigel. Dear mother-in-law of Johnny and Deirdre. Devoted Nanny of Philip and his wife Nuala, Joleen, Andrew, Barry, Steven and Adam. Proud great nanny to Anna-Rose, Emily, Lily and the late Baby Harry and Baby Noah. Funeral service in Lisburn Baptist Church, Longstone Street, Lisburn on Saturday at 2pm and afterwards to Lisburn New Cemetery Blaris Extension. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, made payable to Baptist Mission c/o Ronnie Thompson Funeral Directors, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her sorrowing daughter, son, families and family circle. At home with the Lord.

JOHNSTON, William Kenneth

JOHNSTON, William Kenneth (Billy) – 11th May 2022. Peacefully died at his home, Ballygowan Road, Hillsborough. Dearly beloved husband of Jayne. Much loved and loving father to Laura. Funeral service in Harmony Hill Presbyterian Church, Moss Road, Lambeg, Lisburn on Sunday 15th May at 2pm afterwards to St Malachy’s Parish Churchyard, Hillsborough. No flowers please. Donations, if desired made payable to Friends of the Cancer Centre c/o Ronnie Thompson Funeral Directors, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF. Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his devoted wife, daughter, family circle and friends.

LEE, Ruth Elizabeth

LEE, Ruth Elizabeth (nee Hooks) – 9th May 2022. Formerly of Lisburn, she died peacefully in her 67th year after a valiant battle with cancer in Maidstone, England. Much adored and loving mother of Adele and the late Mark Lee. Dear mother-in-law of Patrick Bentivegna. Proud and doting Granny of Evie and Lucia. Funeral Service in Ronnie Thompson’s Funeral Church, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF on Thursday 19th May at 2.15pm afterwards to Lisburn New Cemetery Blaris Extension. Will be much loved, cherished and dearly missed.

HANNA, Margaret Helen (Margot) nee Matthews

HANNA, Margaret Helen (Margot) nee Matthews – 9th May 2022, peacefully at hospital, late of Drumbane Road, Moira. Dearly beloved wife of the late John Hanna. A strictly private funeral having taken place at Margot’s own request. No flowers please. Donations if desired, cheques payable to Help for Heroes c/o Ronnie Thompson Funeral Directors, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF. Peace perfect peace.