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Funeral for dad-of-four killed in crash to take place on Friday

The funeral of the Co Tyrone father-of-four killed in a crash on Boxing Day, is to take place this Friday in Cookstown.

Patrick Rogers was one of three people who died in a two-vehicle collision between Dungannon and Cookstown.

The 26-year-old was driving a red Nissan X-Trail which was in collision with another vehicle in the Dungannon Road area shortly before 3.30pm.

His mother-in-law Mary Duffy, from Dungannon and formerly from Loughgall, also died.

She was a passenger in the car along with Mr Rogers’ wife and their four children, aged five, four, three and four months.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A third person, Jennifer Elizabeth Acheson, aged 80, also died in the collision. She was the driver of a silver Volkswagen Golf.

According to a death notice, Mr Rogers’ remains will repose in his father and mother’s house, 27 Drapersfield Road, Cookstown.

The remains will leave the house on Friday at 11.15am for Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s and St Malachy’s Drummullan at 12pm with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Mr Rogers was the husband of  Shannon and father to Alannah, Eimear, Dylan and Eli.

He was also the son of Noel and Geraldine, brother of Shannon, brother-in-law to Ryan and uncle to nephews Noah, Corey and niece Brianna, as well as a much-loved son-in-law, grandson and great-grandson.

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