Derry obituary – Sunday August 22, 2021


WILLIS (née Curran), Samantha, August 20, 2021, Peacefully at Altnagelvin Hospital. Beloved wife of Josh and loving mother of Shea, Holly, Lilyanna and Eviegrace. Dear daughter of Marie and Laurence. Dear sister of Mark, Danielle, Ryan and Adam. Funeral from his home at 7 Clonmeen Drive, Strathfoyle on Monday August 23 at 10:20 am at Saint Columbs Church, Chapel Road for Requiem Mass at 11:00 am. Burial immediately afterwards in Ballyoan cemetery. Our Lady of Lourdes prays for her. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the vigil at the family home is strictly private. Unfortunately missed by the whole family circle.

DOOLIN, August 21, 2021, peacefully at his home, 86 Glenowen Park, surrounded by his loving family, HUGH (formerly of Benevenagh Gardens), beloved husband of Cathy, devoted father of Christine, Emma and Simon, devoted grandfather of Joshua, Rebecca, Noah, Luke, Grace, Ben and Amy, the dear son of the late Bobby and Nellie and a beloved brother of Mary, Kathleen, Bobby, Jimmy and the late Christine. Much loved and will be sadly missed by all family circle. Funeral from her home on Monday August 23 at 9:20 am at St. Mary’s Church, Creggan for Requiem Mass at 10:00 am. Interment then in the municipal cemetery. Please continue to follow applicable government guidelines if you are attending the vigil or funeral. Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul. Our Lady of Lourdes intercedes for him.

McGINLEY, August 21, 2021, peacefully in Altnagelvin Hospital, MICHAEL (Mickey), beloved husband of the late Mary, loving father of John and Michael, devoted grandfather of Nadine, Niree, Breanan, Fabien and the late Kelvin , great-grandfather of Keleagh, Michael, Joshua, Freya and Callum and a dear brother of Patsy. Funeral departing from her home, 18 Lenamore Gardens, Monday August 23 at 10:20 am at St. Brigid’s Church, Carnhill for Requiem Mass at 11:00 am. Interment then in the municipal cemetery. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the vigil and funeral is private for close family and friends only. Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul. Our Lady of Lourdes intercedes for him.

QUIGLEY (née Edwards), Majella, August 20, 2021, peacefully at Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, beloved wife of Martin, 87 Hatmore Park, loving mother of Laura, Martin, Paul and Sean, beloved grandmother of Niamh , Adam, Sophia and Iona and dear sister of Cathleen. Funeral at his home Monday at 10:25 a.m. for Requiem Mass at 11 a.m. in Saint-Eugène Cathedral. Interment then in the cemetery of the City. House reserved for family and close friends only please, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The funeral of the Majella can be watched live via the Cathedral’s webcam. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to Friends of Altnagelvin (Renal Unit), C / o Mr. Brian Moran, MDEC Unit, Altnagelvin Hospital, Glenshane Road, Derry, BT47 6SB. Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, pray for her. Saint Thérèse intercedes for her.

DOHERTY, Juliana, August 21, 2021 Peacefully at Meadowbank Care Home, formerly of Durham Park, Waterside, beloved daughter of the late Clare and Patrick, beloved sister of Clare, Bobby and the late Margaret, Danny and Maisie and an aunt beloved. Funeral at her sister’s home, 1 Clearwater, Waterside on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. for Requiem Mass at 2:00 p.m. in St Columb’s Church, Waterside. Interment subsequently in St Mary’s cemetery, Ardmore. House reserved for family and close friends only please, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, pray for her.

McQUILLAN, right. Rev. Mgr. Ignatius, August 20, 2021 RIP peacefully at Cornfield Care Center Limavady, beloved brother of the late Kathleen and Maureen and dear uncle of Patricia, Brian, Ann, Pat, Mary and Carmel. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church in Ardmore on Monday at 12 noon and burial will then take place in the adjoining cemetery. His remains will arrive at the church on Saturday evening at 5:20 p.m. and will rest there until the Rosary at 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 12 p.m. until the Rosary at 7 p.m. Deeply regretted by Monsignor Donal McKeown and the priests of the Diocese of Derry. Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul.

DONEGAN, Michael Ivan, August 20, 2021 at home 329B Carnhill, loving father of Aidan, beloved son of Joe and Caroline and beloved brother of Simon, Joe, Caroline, Jason, Thomas, Christopher and Stephen. A dear brother-in-law, uncle and cousin. Funeral leaving parents’ home 62 Ardnamoyle Park at 10:30 am Tuesday August 24 for Mass at 11:00 am at St. Patrick’s Pennyburn, followed by interment in the town cemetery. Deeply regretted by his entourage and his friends. Padre Pio prays for him.

DINSMORE, William George, August 20, 2021 Suddenly at his home (2, Ardglen Park, Londonderry, formerly of Stranorlar, Co. Donegal) beloved husband of Sally, devoted father of Diane, Louise and William, loving stepfather of Rodney and Heather, Katelyn and Chloe’s beloved grandmother. A private burial will take place at Ballyoan cemetery. A service of thanksgiving for his life will be held in the Presbyterian Reformed Church in Bready on Monday August 23 at 2:00 p.m., family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Saturday August 21 (between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.) and Sunday August 22 (3 p.m. – 6 p.m.) at D & R Hay and Sons Funeral Home, 24a Church Road, Altnagelvin, Londonderry, BT47 3QQ. Family flowers only please, donations at location if desired to Bready Presbyterian Reformed Church c / o Mrs. Ruth Hay, Funeral Director (at funeral home address above). Very deeply regretted and will lovingly remember his whole family circle. Gone to be with the Lord who is much better

McARTHER Aug 21, 2021, peacefully in hospital, Thomas Ian, late from 147 Leckagh Drive, Magherafelt. Loving father of Lauren, Chloe, Ian and Cameron, devoted grandfather of Ethan, darling son of Margaret, precious brother of Marion and brother-in-law of Bob. Due to current restrictions, the home and funeral are strictly private. His family and friends will be remembered with love.

BRADLEY (Swatragh) August 21, 2021 Peacefully at home, Patrick (wee Pat) RIP, loving husband of the late Anne and father of Margaret (McQuillan), Peter, Martin, Paddy, Michael, Paul, Sean, Seamus, Anne (McCartney) and Ellen (McFerran), son of the late Hugh and Ellen, and brother of the late Annie (Kirkpatrick), Ellen (Doherty), Sarah (Squeri), John (McEldowney) and Michael (McEldowney). Funeral at his home, 7 Moneysharvan Road, Monday 23 at 11:15 a.m. for Requiem Mass at 12:00 p.m. in St John the Baptist Granaghan Church, then burial in the adjoining cemetery. Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul. Deeply missed by his sad sons, daughters, sons-in-law Seoirse, Dermot and Stephen, daughters-in-law Colette, Briege, Nicola, Dympna, Fiona and Marianne, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and especially Michael (Big Michael ) and any family circle. Funeral numbers will be limited to social distancing within the church.


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