A community has been left devastated after the heartbreaking loss of a baby boy from Lurgan.
Little Peadar McFadden, a son of Joe and Anne, passed away in his mummy’s arms at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children yesterday (Tuesday).
A brother of Tony, baby Peadar was only eight months of age.
St Peter’s Clan na Gael GFC has offered its condolences to the McFadden family, who have close links with the club.
In a tribute on social media, it said: “The committees and members of St Peter’s CLG, An Lorgain, deeply regret the death of Peadar, precious baby son of our esteemed member Joe, former player Anne, much-loved brother of underage player Tony and dear nephew of our coach Elizabeth.
“We wish to offer our sincere condolences to Joe, Ann, Tony, Lizzie and the entire McFadden and Jordan families. Until we all meet again, may God hold him in the palm of His hand.
“Ar dheis lámh Dé go raibh a anam uasal.”
The funeral service will take place on Friday.
It will leave his parents’ home at Lake Street at 9.45am, making its way to St Peter’s Church for Mass of the angels at 10.30am.
Interment will follow afterwards in St Colman’s Cemetery.
The family have requested family flowers only but have directed that donations in lieu if desired can be made to P.I.C.U. Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children c/o Jack McLearnon & Son Funeral Directors 75 North Street Lurgan BT67 9AH. Tele (028) 38322232.
To the entire family circle we offer our heartfelt condolences at this time of tragic loss.