Mary English has retired from the role of sacristan in Ballylanders church after 26 years loyal service.

A function to formally honour Mary, took place in Our Lady's Day Care Centre, Ballylanders last Saturday night.

Family, neighbours, friends, parishioners and clergy turned out in force to recognise the commitment of a woman, who has been described as 'devoted, helpful and generous'. 

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