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Downey – Thomas, 16th January 2024, peacefully, his loving family by his side, late of Aston Gardens, Bangor. Husband of Phyllis, devoted dad of Stephen and Lorna, highly respected father-in-law of Dave, loving grandad of George and Sienna, deeply loved brother of Walter, Helen and Noel, sadly missed partner of Sharon. A Service of Thanksgiving for Thomas’s life will be held at 11.30 am on Monday 22nd January 2024 in Adair Funeral Home, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ, followed by committal in Clandeboye Cemetery at 1.00 pm. Family flowers only please. The family wish to express their sincere thanks to the dedicated staff of the ICU – Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, for their exemplary care of Thomas.  “At Peace.”

 

Allen – Elizabeth (Betty), 4th January 2024, peacefully, at Croagh Patrick Care Home, Donaghadee, formally of Orby Road, Belfast. Beloved wife of the late Jim, loving mother of Brian and Gary, cherished mother-in-law, nanny and great-nanny.  Funeral arrangements strictly private honouring Betty’s wishes. No flowers please by request. Betty will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered. “Safe in God’s keeping.”

Lemon – David John (Jnr), 18th December 2023, peacefully, his loving family by his side, late of Inishargy Road, Kircubbin, formally of Ballyblack. Deeply loved husband of Pamela, devoted dad of Jonathan and Andrew, wonderful son of David (Snr) and Heather, adored brother of Christine, highly respected brother-in-law of David (Joe), uncle of Jack and Lucy, dearly loved son-in-law of Betty, admired bother-in-law of Audrey and Philip and a loyal friend to many. A Service of Thanksgiving for David’s life will be held at 10.00 am on Saturday 23rd December 2023 in Ballyblack Presbyterian Church, followed by committal in Greyabbey Cemetery at 12 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of David, if desired, may be made payable to NI Chest, Heart & Stroke c/o Adair Funeral Directors, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ. David will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered.  “God has you in His keeping; we have you in our hearts.”

 

Cook – Lee, 17th December 2023, peacefully, her loving family by her side, late of Cooks Cove, Kircubbin. Beloved wife of Les, devoted mother of Lesley and Philip, dearly loved mother-in-law of Kerrie, cherished sister, nana, great-nana, aunt and friend. A Service of Thanksgiving for Lee’s life will be held at 11.00am on Thursday 21st December 2023 in Holy Trinity Parish Church, Main Street, Kircubbin, followed by committal in Kircubbin Cemetery at 12 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Lee, if desired, may be made payable to Dogs Trust NI c/o Adair Funeral Directors, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ. Lee will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered.  “At Peace.”

 

Curry – Agnes Caroline (Audrey), 9th December 2023, peacefully, following a short illness, her loving family by her side, late of Well Road, Ballywalter. Beloved wife of the late John, devoted mother of James, Caroline, Roberta and Samuel, dearly loved sister, mother-in-law, nanny, great-nanny, great-great-nanny, aunt and friend. A Service of Thanksgiving for Audrey’s life will be held at 11.00am on Thursday 14th December 2023 in Adair Funeral Home, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ, followed by committal in Whitechurch Cemetery at 12 noon. Callers welcome at her son Samuel’s home, 3 Well Road, Ballywalter. No flowers please by request. Donations in memory of Audrey, if desired, may be made payable to Donaghadee R.N.L.I c/o Adair Funeral Directors. Audrey will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered.  “Abide With Me.”

 

Cully – William Walker, Called Home 8th November 2023, his loving family by his side, late of Portview Grove, Portavogie. Deeply loved husband of Audrey, devoted daddy of Mark, Nial, David, Craig and Elizabeth, highly respected father in-law of Mary, Lisa, Glynis and Noel, loving brother of the late Eric, brother of Meta, adored granda, great-granda, uncle and friend. A Service of Thanksgiving for Walker’s life will be held at 12:45pm on Monday13th November 2023 in Trinity Free Presbyterian Church, Portavogie, followed by committal in Kirkistown Cemetery at 2.00pm.  Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Walker, if desired, may be made payable to Aware NI c/o Adair Funeral Directors 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ. Callers welcome at the family home, except between 2.00pm and 5.00pm on Friday the 10th. Walker will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered.  The love of a family is life’s greatest blessing. “At Peace.”

Geary – Joan, 30th October 2023, peacefully, late of Ballywalter Road, Millisle. Beloved wife of Maurice, dear sister to Helen, dearly loved mum of Catherine and Michael and granny to Sid. Funeral arrangements private. No flowers please by request. Donations in memory of Joan, if desired, may be made payable to Stroke Association NI c/o Adair Funeral Directors, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ. Joan will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered. “At Rest.”

Moore – William Andrew (Bill), 30th October 2023, peacefully, in his 90th year, at Croagh Patrick Nursing Home, Donaghadee, late of Shuttlefield Fold, Newtownards. Beloved husband of the late Peggy, dearly loved brother of Anne, highly respected brother-in-law of Tom, cherished uncle, great- uncle and friend. A Service of Thanksgiving for Bill’s life will be held at 11.00 am on Tuesday 7th November 2023 in Adair Funeral Home, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ. No flowers please by request. Donations in memory of Bill, if desired, may be made payable to The Not Forgotten Association N.I c/o Adair Funeral Directors. Bill will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered for the character that he was. “At Rest.”

Gamble – Doreen, 27th October 2023, peacefully, late of Bangor, formally Portstewart. Beloved wife of the late Sidney, dearly loved sister of Janet, sister-in-law of Enid, Kenneth and David, much loved aunt, great-aunt and great-great aunt. A Service of Thanksgiving for Doreen’s life will be held at 12.30 pm on Thursday 2nd November 2023 in Hamilton Road Baptist Church, Bangor. No flowers please by request. Donations in memory of Doreen, if desired, may be made payable to Dementia N.I c/o Adair Funeral Directors, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ.  “At home with her Lord and Saviour.”

 

Hunter – Leslie Wood, 27th October 2023, peacefully, at home, in the care of his loving family, late of Brookfield Drive, Ballywalter. Only son of the late Thomas and Agnes, much loved husband of Carol, loving and proud dad of Karen, Paula and Gillian, highly respected father-in-law of William and the late Mark, devoted Pop of Craig, Gareth, Scott, Thomas and Carly, doting  great-grandpop to Lilly, Hudson, Ellie, Aria, Grayson and Bobby. A Service of Thanksgiving for Leslie’s life will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday 1st November 2023 in Holy Trinity Parish Church, Ballywalter, followed by committal in Whitechurch Cemetery at 1.00pm. House private please. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory of Leslie, if desired, may be made payable to Leukaemia Research N.I c/o Adair Funeral Directors, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ.  So dearly loved. Will be so sadly missed. “The Lord’s My Shepherd.”