Even in your sorrow, hope you can hold on
to the thought that a life lived with so much love
never really ends
but goes on forever, in the hearts, of those who remember
Agnes’ first anniversary mass will be observed Friday December 9th at 7:30pm in St. John’s Church, Galbally.
Agnes’s husband Tommy and daughters Yvonne, Maxine, Nicola and Jacinta, sons in law Martin, Christopher, Gareth and James and grandchildren Daniel, Andrew, Sarah, Leah, James and Matthew and great grandchild Ciara and extended Rafferty and Halvey Family, would like to extend our sincere thanks to all those who sympathised with us following our recent bereavement. We would like to thank the Emergency Services who attended Agnes, for their kind and dignified manner.
We would also like to thank everyone who attended the wake and funeral, sent Mass cards, flowers, messages, phoned and sent texts and were very kind in bringing food to the wake. We wish to thank sincerely our, neighbours and friends and especially the Rafferty family Gortindarragh who worked tirelessly throughout the wake and funeral.
Thanks to Galbally Community Centre for the use of their equipment.
Sincere thanks to Kate McAleer for the professional and dignified funeral arrangements. A special thanks to Caoimhe Loughran for the music and our many friends who prepared Agnes’s final resting place.
Our sincere thanks to Fr Breslin who gave Agnes the last rites.
To Fr Moore, Fr McGuckin and Deacon Hagan for a lovely funeral Mass and for their continued spiritual support and friendship.
Thanks also to B.L.T Dungannon for providing food throughout the wake and preparing lunch after the funeral.
As it would be impossible to thank individually all those whose kindness has brought such comfort to us at this very sad time. We trust that this acknowledgement will be accepted by all with our sincere thanks. Mass will be offered for all of your intentions.
Agnes’s Months Mind Mass will be celebrated in St Johns the Baptist Church Galbally on Saturday 8th January at 10.00am.
St Anthony Pray For Her.
Rafferty (Galbally) 8th December 2021, suddenly and unexpectedly, Agnes (neé Halvey) Formerly of Mount Bellow, Galway.
Dearly beloved wife of Tommy and cherished mother to Yvonne (Rafferty), Maxine (Dunn), Nicola (Eannetta) and Jacinta (Carberry) and mother-in-law to Martin, Chris, Gareth and James. Doting Granny to Daniel, Andrew, Sarah, Leah, James, Matthew and Great-Granny to Ciara. Much loved sister of Phyllis, Teresa, Lily, Mary, Roddy and the late Paddy, Tom and Noel RIP.
Agnes will repose at home 86 Cappagh Road BT70 2PD until removal Saturday afternoon for 2pm Requiem Mass at St. John’s Church, Galbally, interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
St. Anthony pray for her.
Very deeply regretted by her loving husband, daughters, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchild, sisters, brother, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, entire family circle, neighbours and friends.
Donations in lieu of flowers please to Northern Ireland Chest Heart and & Stroke via the link on this page or the funeral director.
Any enquiries to McAleer Bros Funeral Directors 07824 648742