Palmer – Jean, 20th February 2024, peacefully, at home, her loving family by her side, late of Main Street, Carrowdore. Beloved wife of the late Will, devoted mum of Karen and Dawn, highly respected mother-in-law of Brian and Eamonn, adored nanny of Hollie and her husband Conor, Nikki, Michael and his partner Veronika, Tanya and her fiancée Callum, Ryan and his wife Rachel, Donna and her partner Eric, Matthew and his partner Rachael, doting great-nanny of Lauren, Katie, Caitlyn, Aleisha, Carson, Ceylan, Harry, Thomas, Benjamin, twins Noah and Rory, Grace and Raya. A Service of Thanksgiving for Jean’s life will be held at 10.00 am on Saturday 24th February 2024 in Holy Trinity Parish Church, Ballywalter, followed by committal in Christ Church Cemetery, Carrowdore.  House strictly private. Family flowers only please. Jean will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered. “A smile for all, a heart of gold, one of the best this world could hold, never selfish, always kind, these are the memories you leave behind.”

Rogers – John Stuart, 31st January 2024, peacefully, his loving family by his side, late of Harbour Road, Ballyhalbert, formerly of Rhyd-y-fro, Swansea. Deeply loved husband of Deborah, devoted dad of John, dearly loved and highly respected father-in-law of Esther, adored brother of Joan, cherished uncle and great-uncle. A Service of Thanksgiving for John’s life will be held at 1.00 pm on Saturday 10th February 2024 in Ards Evangelical Church, Loughries, following a private family committal. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of John, if desired, may be made payable to either Versus Arthritis or NI Chest, Heart & Stroke directly below or via cash or cheque c/o Adair Funeral Directors, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ. John will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered.  “He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters.” Psalm 18:16

 

Bell – Jamesina Isabella (Shona), née Thompson, 21st January 2024, peacefully, her loving family by her side, late of Ardvanagh Road, Conlig, formerly of Portavogie. Deeply loved wife of Tom, devoted mother of William, adored sister of John, Shaw and Marianne, cherished aunt, great-aunt and friend. A Service of Thanksgiving for Shona’s life will be held at 11.00 am on Saturday 27th January 2024 in Portavogie Presbyterian Church, followed by committal in Kirkistown Cemetery at 12 noon. House strictly private. No flowers please by request. Donations in memory of Shona, if desired, may be made payable to NI Chest, Heart & Stroke directly below or via cash or cheque c/o Adair Funeral Directors, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ. Shona will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered.  “I hope to see my pilot face to face when I have crossed the bar.”

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.”

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