Mr William James Dempsie

Dempsie: 4th September 2022, peacefully, at his home 33 Garvagh Road, Kilrea, William James, dearly beloved husband of the late Maud, much loved father of Alan and Rhonda, dear father-in-law of Jackie and loving grandfather of Charlotte and Louis. Funeral took place on Tuesday 6th September to First Kilrea Presbyterian Churchyard. Donations, if desired, to First Kilrea Presbyterian Church or Marie Curie c/o James McMullan & Son, 18 Church Street, Kilrea, BT51 5QU or online at Lovingly remembered by his sorrowing family and entire family circle.

Charity details

First Kilrea Presbyterian Church

Marie Curie, Northern Ireland

We provide care and support for around 4,000 people living with a terminal illness, their carers and loved ones in Northern Ireland each year.

Nursing care 

There are more than 190 Marie Curie Nurses working in Northern Ireland, caring for around 3,250 terminally ill people and their families in their homes each year.


Our hospice in Belfast cares for around 480 people each year, including people staying in the hospice and those coming in for the day to use the hospice’s services.

Helper volunteers

Our Helper volunteers regularly visit terminally ill people in their home or talk on the phone, offering companionship and emotional support, as well as practical help.


Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, our services are offered free of charge to people with any terminal illness. We need to raise over £3.5 million a year to fund our hospices and nursing care in Northern Ireland.

Registered Number 207994

Messages of condolence

Thinking of you all at this sad time

Mrs Ann McFaul

Deepest sympathy to Alan, Rhonda and all the family at this sad time

Mr & Mrs James & Maureen McLean

Thoughts are with you all at this very sad time

Mr James Lamont

My condolences for your loss. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

Miss Hannah Gibson