Mrs. Geraldine Holland

MRS. Geraldine Mary Holland, who died peacefully at her home, 3 Killough Walk, Downpatrick, was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was 56.

Mrs. Holland, who was a housewife, was devoted to her family. She loved a game of bingo with her husband, John, and friends and watched her sons play football every Saturday. She also enjoyed shopping and having a day out with her daughters and sisters.

Fr. Tony Fitzsimons officiated at the requiem mass in St. Colmcille’s Church on Saturday, April 13. Members of Kilmore Rec FC formed a guard of honour as her remains were brought into the church, which was filled to overflowing. There was a round of applause as Mrs. Holland was taken to her final resting place.

She is survived by her husband, John, sons Johnny, Mark, Stephen and Barry, daughters Katrina and Elizabeth, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law and grandchildren.