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Funeral on Monday of veteran Armagh solicitor respected by peers and public

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The funeral will take place on Monday of a renowned and highly-respected former Armagh solicitor.

Liam Mallon passed away on Thursday evening at Craigavon Area Hospital.

He had taken unwell while out in the city that afternoon.

Medics were called to the Mall West Shopping Centre and tended to Mr Mallon at the scene.

He was taken by ambulance to Craigavon Area Hospital but, sadly, passed away some time later.

Mr Mallon was one of the ‘old school’ of solicitors and was highly regarded amongst his professional peers.

He had practised in the city since the 1980s, and was to establish the firm, LJ Mallon, at Upper English Street in Armagh.

Mr Mallon is survived by his wife, Colette, and sons Charlie, James and Darragh.

He had lived at Killylea but the family came originally from Keady.

A son of the late Charles James and Maureen Mallon, he was one of a family of 11, and is survived by sisters Mary, Kathy, Julie and Frances, and brothers Tom, Jerome, Damien, Brendan, Donald and Fr Dominic.

The funeral will take place on Monday at Keady. The cortege will assemble at the town’s Fire Station at around 10.40am and move the short distance to St Patrick’s Church, for 11am Requiem Mass.

Bural will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

Donations are being accepted, in lieu of flowers, for the Cardiac Care Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital, and will be received by any member of the family or the undertaker, Martin Kelly Funeral Home, 10A Mooreisland Road, Armagh BT61 8LX.

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