SDLP Foyle MLA Mark H Durkan has paid his own personal tribute to Satnam.
He posted on Facebooke: “Shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of well known Derry man, Satnam Singh Gill.
“My thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.
“Ar dheis De go raibh a anam uasal.”
Mr Singh Gill died suddenly on December 30.
He was 67.
The popular Derry man was the operator of Satnam’s Garage based at Beragh Hill Road, Ballyarnett, the motor maintenance business he established in 1975.
A family notice reads: “Satnam Singh Gill sadly passed away on 30th December 2022, aged 67.
“Son of late Darshan Singh Gill and late Swaran Kaur Gill.
“Beloved husband of Satvir Kaur Gill.
“Loving brother of Ajit Singh (Peter), Nirmal Kaur and Gian Kaur. Wonderful brother-in-law to Primaljit.
“Devoted Father and Uncle of Ropie, Babu, Lisa, Raja, Sahib and Joban. Loved by all his family and friends and will be sorely missed.
“Funeral arrangements to follow.
“Family flowers only.
“Donations welcome to Khalsa Aid: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/satnam-singh-gillTags: