The death has taken place of Mrs Margaret Ellen (Madge) Martin, wife of the late Rev Canon John Martin, who was a former Rector of the Grouped Parishes of Cumber Upper, Cumber Lower, Learmount, and Banagher. Mrs Martin died peacefully at Brooklands Nursing Home, in Magherafelt, on Wednesday. She is survived by the couple’s son, Murray, and their daughter-in-law Louise, grandchildren Alex and Patrick, Mrs Martin’s sister, Mabel, and her brothers Jimmy and Paul. Mrs Martin’s brother Clive and sister Isobel pre-deceased her. 

A funeral service will take place tomorrow, Saturday, at 12 noon in Cumber Upper (Alla) Parish Church, followed by burial in Upper Cumber Cemetery. 

Donations if wished to Foyle Hospice, 61 Culmore Road, Londonderry BT48 8JE or Dementia NI, Unit 47 North City Business Park, 2 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GG.