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Lorna Stewart


Stewart (née Hammond) – July 30th 2023 suddenly at her home, 6, Route Gardens, Ballymoney, Lorna, dearly loved wife of the late Norman, much loved mother of Julie, Jayne and David, mother-in-law of Alison, a devoted grandmother, very dear sister of Olive, Valerie and the late Uel, Margaret, Ann and Jackie and a dear sister-in-law and aunt. Funeral Service has taken place in Dunloy Presbyterian Church, burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. Lovingly remembered. “The Lord is my Shepherd.”

Messages of Condolence

Such a shock to be reading of Lorna’s passing. One great girl always smiling and sharing a joke. My condolences to Julia, Jayne, David and the family circle. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time 🙏

Pamela Pollock

I’m so so sad to hear of this

Roberta Hanna

Sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers are with you all. Lorna was a lovely lady and she will be missed by all. Xxx

Linda & Alan Millar

Deepest sympathy to the Stewart family from Tom and Georgie Blair. A much valued neighbour and friend who will be so sadly missed. A shocking, and so distressing, loss to our tight knit community. May her gentle soul rest in peace. Tom and Georgie Blair.

Georgie Blair

So so sorry to learn of Lorna’s passing. Sincere condolences to Jayne and all the family. Xx

Wilma Slater

So sorry to hear about Lorna a lovely lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time

Heather Sharkey

So sorry for the family’s loss. Lorna was an amazing woman and great craic. She will be sorely missed by all.

Condolences from the Herrington family

Gemma Herrington

Deepest sympathy to all the family. Lorna was a lovely lady, full of fun and good humour. I worked with her in gynae ward at the Route Hospital. She helped us all, especially when the ward sister was on the warpath! Rest in peace dearest Lorna 🙏

Sharon Cooper

Sorry to hear about Lorna. My Deepest sympathy to all the family at this very difficult time for them all. God Bless xx

Ann Doherty

Sorry for your loss Jayne ❤️❤️

Marie Wilson

To David and family

We are greatly saddened by the loss of your mother. Do not mourn the loss but celebrate the life. Lorna was an exceptional woman whom David spoke of with love and fondness and will be truly missed.

From all of us at the NYL Rangers supporters club, our most sincere condolences.

Simon McMinn

So sorry to hear such sad news. Our thoughts are with Julie, Jayne, David and the rest of the family. Lorna was a lovely warm and kind person with a great sense of humour and I have many fond memories of times don’t in her company.

Condolences from the Petrie family

Eileen Petrie

My friend Lorna. I will miss you so much. Rest in peace.


Betty Foster

Condolences to Jayne, Julie, David, Olive, Valerie and the family circle. Have been blessed to have worked with and known Lorna and the family for a long time. She was always a pleasure to meet, and always cheerful, pleasant and kind. May you sleep in peace Lorna 🙏

Thinking of you all at this sad and difficult time.

Kenny and Anne McClelland 🌹♥️

So sorry to learn of Lorna’s passing, we grew up together in Charlotte Street and I spent many happy hours in the Hammond home.

Rest in peace, Lorna

Condolences to her family and sisters

Joan McLean and Claire

So sad to hear about Lorna. She was a diamond. Thinking of you all. 🙏

Melanie Torrens

So sad to hear about Lorna’s passing. Such a lovely lady. Thinking of all the family. Sincere condolences.

Bernadette Coombe (née Gillan)

So sorry to hear about Lorna. Deepest sympathy to all the family. We worked together at Route Hospital. Great memories. Rest in peace.

Rae Daly

Condolences to Julie, Jayne, David, Olive, Valerie and all the family. So sad to hear of Lorna’s passing. She was a great friend. When we worked together, there were many days when I laughed until I cried. She had a wicked sense of humour and a heart full of kindness. Always there to support everyone through tough times. She will be sorely missed. Thinking of you all.

Angela Mills

So sorry to hear this sad news of Lorna’s passing. I’ve known Lorna since her family lived beside my granny in Charlotte Street. She was one of life’s characters, kind and full of fun. Condolences to her children and to Olive and Valerie. Rest in peace now Lorna back with your lovely husband Norman 🙏

Brian and Mary Kelly

So sorry to read of your mother Lorna’s death. Your mother was a great lady. God Bless you all at this time. Remembering Julie, Jayne and David. Lorna was a great neighbour.

Kate & Willie Elliott

Thinking of you all at this very sad time.

Margaret Taggart

Sincere condolences to all the family circle. Kindest regards,

Chris McConaghy and Family, Sarah, Daniel and John.

Sorry for your loss. Many happy memories of a lovely lady.

Francis McHenry

Sincere sympathy to all the family. May she rest in eternal peace.

Seamus and Jane Lagan

Sorry to hear the sad news of Lorna’s passing. Great memories of Lorna many years ago at the Route hospital. Will be remembering her family at this sad time.

Audrey Patterson

Sorry for your loss Jayne and family. 🌹

Christine Robinson

So sorry to hear of Lorna’s passing. Condolences to Jayne and the Stewart and Hammond families at this time and in the days ahead. Tanya Laverty and family.

Tanya Laverty

So sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you all and send love and sympathy to the whole family at this difficult time.

Hannah Kerr

Thinking of you all at this very sad time. My condolences to Jayne and family x

Lorna Taylor

Sorry for your loss. Thinking of the family and family circle at this sad time. x

Roberta Torrens

What a great character Lorna was. So full of fun. We shared happy days at the Graham school of Irish dancing, especially staying over for feis. Deepest sympathy to all.

Jennifer Riley Bamford

So sorry to hear this news. Sympathy to all the family.

Ann Watson

So sorry to hear of Lorna’s passing I have known the Hammond family for years. Lovely kind people. To Julie, Jayne and David I send my condolences. She will be missed. You are in my thoughts.

Pat McAleese (Johnston)

Sorry for your loss Jayne. Thinking of you all at this time. 💕

Alan & Mary Young

I was so sad to hear that lovely Lorna, my cousin, had passed away. I had not seen her for 50 years but the ties to Ireland have always been strong & we’d been in contact over recent years. My thoughts are with Julie, Jayne & David & their families. With love from England.

Denny Howard

So very sorry to learn of Lorna’s passing. Our family grew up in Charlotte Street and the Hammonds were great friends and neighbours.

Condolences to Julie, David, Jayne, Olive, Valerie and the entire family circle.

Rest in peace, Lorna

Christine McKee (Mullaghan)

Deepest sympathy to Julie Jayne David and all the family. Lorna was a lovely woman always smiling. She will be missed.

Rest in peace Lorna.

Chris and Sally Murray

So sorry to hear of the passing of Lorna. Deepest Sympathy to all the Stewart Family and Olive and Valerie.

Always a smile on her wee face. God bless you Lorna 🙏💖

Eleanor Coulter

So sorry to hear about Lorna passing. She was a lovely woman. Thoughts are with Jayne Julie and David. God bless.

Jayne McCarry

Heartfelt condolences to Julie, Jayne, David and family circle. Lorna was a lovely, kind lady. Thinking of you all at this very sad time.

Sharon Skelton

So very sorry to hear this sad news. Lorna was such an amazing presence and a vibrant personality in my childhood. Although I have not seen her for years, it was just lovely to keep in contact with family, hobbies and a bit of craic on line. Heartfelt condolences to all the Stewart/Hammond and extended family. A kind, gentle, wise, woman. May she rest in peace.

Juliette Blackstock

I am so sorry to just learn of Lorna’s passing. We worked together on occasions and always had a lot of laughs. My condolences to all the family circle.

Alice Christie

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