The funerals will take place tomorrow of Barney and Sarah (Blossom) McGlinchey who passed away on Wednesday.
Mr and Mrs McGlinchey, who were in their early 80s and late 70s and from Foyle Avenue in Greysteel, had five children and seven grandchildren.
A spokesman for the local St Mary’s Faughanvale GAA club said Mr and Mrs McGlinchey were well known in the area.
The spokesman said: “The couple were highly regarded in our community.
“Barney was a loyal supporter of not only our teams but also our club initiatives, including the ‘Winter Walks’ at John McLaughlin Park.”
Mr and Mrs McGlinchey’s deaths come as the number of positive cases continued to fall in the Causeway Coast and Glens council area.
Seven-day figures released yesterday, confirmed 247 positive cases with a rate of 171 per 100k, substantially down on the previous week’s rate of 305 per 100k.
Mr and Mrs McGlinchey’s Requiem Mass will take place, under strict Covid-19 regulations, at St Mary’s Star of the Sea Church, Faughanvale.Tags: