Dromore farmer was one of nine siblings

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Dromore farmer Patrick Joseph (Patsy) Mallon died recently, aged 80, at Clogher Valley Nursing Home.

Mr Mallon, of Ballynaris Lane, has seven brothers - Seamus (Dromore), Terry (Banbridge), Gerry (Dromore), Eugene (England), Michael (England), Kevin (Dromore), Brian (Australia) - and one sister, Mrs Isobel Diamond (Banbridge).

His funeral took place from his late home for Requiem Mass in St Colman’s Church, Dromore, the Very Rev P J Murray PP and Permanent Deacon, the Rev Dr Frank Rice, officiating.

Mrs Maris Quinn was the singer at the Mass.

Interment followed in the adjoining cemetery.

Funeral arrangements were by John Gamble, Funeral Director, Meeting Street, Dromore. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent, if desired, to John Gamble, Funeral Director, 7 Meeting Street, Dromore, BT25 1AQ, for Clogher Valley Nursing Home Residents’ Comfort Fund.