The wife and entire family circle of the late Desmond (Dessie) wish to express their sincere thanks to all those who sympathised with them in their recent bereavement.
Special thanks to Rev Colin Martin for visiting Dessie in hospital and for his words of comfort and spiritual support during the bereavement, for conducting the funeral service and for his continued prayers.
Thanks to the organist, the caretaker and those who prepared the grave.
Thanks to the Staff of Causeway Hospital for all the care they provided to Dessie in his final days.
The family wish to especially thank the kind relatives, friends, neighbours and members of the wider community who helped them during this difficult time. Thanks to those who messaged, sent cards, sent donations and to those who lined the funeral route to pay their respects or attended the funeral service at Ringsend Presbyterian Church.
Final thanks to McKiernan Funeral Directors for the professional and dignified manner in which they carried out the funeral arrangements.
As it is impossible to thank everyone individually, please accept this acknowledgement as a token of our sincere appreciation.
THOMPSON Desmond (Dessie) Died on 18th October 2021, peacefully. Late of 878 Killyvally Park, Garvagh.
Desmond (Dessie) beloved husband of Georgina (Ena); loving father of Joyce, Derek, Alan, Geoffrey, Dorothy and the late Melvin and a dear grandfather and great grandfather.
Funeral from his late residence, 878 Killyvally Park, on Thursday at 1:15pm for a service of thanksgiving in Ringsend Presbyterian Church at 2pm followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard.
Due to government restrictions the family home is strictly private and numbers at the service are limited to social distancing within the church.
Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired for Ringsend Presbyterian Church c/o McKiernan & Sons, 45-47 Maghera Street, Kilrea. BT51 5QL.
“Safe in the arms of Jesus”
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