Kirkpatrick – Irene (née McCready), 30th August 2021, peacefully, late of Stewart Crescent, Ballywalter. Beloved wife of the late Stanley, adoring sister of the late May (Walker), loving mum of May and Ross, highly respected mother-in-law of David and Sonia, devoted nanny to Matthew, Rebecca and Evan, cherished cousin and friend. A Service of Thanksgiving for Irene’s life will be held at 11.00am on Saturday 4th September 2021 in Ballywalter Presbyterian Church, followed by committal in Ballyhalbert Family Burial Ground at 12.15pm. Flowers welcome or donations in memory of Irene, if desired, may be made payable to Cancer Research NI c/o Adair Funeral Directors, 78 Main Street, Ballywalter BT22 2PJ.Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children, grandchildren, friends and extended family circle. “Tired and weary you made no fuss, you tried so hard to stay with us, God closed your eyes and gave you rest, for He alone knows what is best.”