Norman began work at Ferguson’s factory

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THE passing of Mr Norman Lyttle 57 Loughbrickland Road, Gilford, took place in Craigavon Area Hospital on Sunday February 13. He was the dearly loved husband of Elizabeth.

Norman, who was brought up in Dromore Street, worked in Ferguson’s Edenderry Factory when he left school aged 14. He then left at the age of 19 to become a linesman with the Electricity Board.

He worked hard and became an A1 foreman, remaining with the Electricity Service for 40 years before his retirement.

A keen sportsman, he played for Seapatrick, Burnview and Downshoes. He enjoyed the game of Quoits and played for Dromore Street.

He loved animals, breeding canaries and bantums. He loved dogs and his garden in which he took a great pride. His main interest however was centred around his home and family and it is there that his passing will be mostly felt.

He was a member of Scarva Street Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth, two sons Parrish and Sheldon (Banbridge), daughter-in-law Elizabeth, five grandchildren Paul, Leanne, Hannah, Joshua and Luke, one great-grandson Harry, two brothers Jim (Newcastle) and Bill (Seapatrick).

To these and all other relatives sincere sympathy has been extended. The funeral took place privately from his home for a service in Scarva Street Prebyterian Church at which the large congregation heard his minister the Rev Andrew Watson pay a fitting tribute and made mention to Norman giving his life to Christ some three years ago and giving to charities.

The interment took place in the New Cemtery. Family flowers were placed on the grave and donations in lieu of flowers are being sent to William Bell and Co Funeral Directors, 23 Kenlis Street, Banbridge BT32 2LR for patients comforts at Ward Three South, Craigavon Area Hospital.

William Bell and Co had charge of the funeral arrangements.