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If you would like to submit an obituary for a Queen's graduate, or a former member of University staff, please send it to alumni@qub.ac.uk

The following obituaries and appreciations have been supplied by family members, friends or associates of the deceased since 01 January 2022, and are published in good faith:

 

We have also been advised since 1 January 2022 of the passing of the following graduates and former staff members:

  • James Dean, BA 1955
  • Dr Christopher Girvan, MB BCh BAO 1969
  • William Mallagh, BSc 1954
  • Hamish Small, BSc 1949, MSc 1954

The following obituaries and appreciations have been supplied by family members, friends or associates of the deceased since 01 January 2021, and are published in good faith:

We have also been advised since 1 January 2021 of the passing of the following graduates and former staff members:

  • Dr David Dixon, MB BCh BAO 1964
  • Monsignor Colm McCaughan, BA 1950
  • William Patterson, BSc 1975
  • Veronica Hegarty, BA 1968
  • Annie Fowler, BA 1952
  • Elizabeth McClean, BA 1954
  • Dr John Caskey, MB BCh BAO 1955
  • Professor Emeritus Derrick Crothers, PhD 1966
  • Dr Colin Tindall (lecturer 1968 - 2004)
  • Ronald Caves, BSc 1951
  • Thomas Quail, BSc 1957
  • Priscilla Johnston, BA 1951
  • Andrew Logan, BSc 1985
  • Dr Peter Kirker, MB BCh BAO 1981
  • Samuel Wilson, BSc 1974
  • Professor Aileen Stockdale, School of Natural and Built Environment, 2006 - 2021
  • Owrang Bassir, BSc (Econ) 1961
  • Dr James Calderwood, MB BCh BAO 1966
  • Dr Frederick Wright, MB BCh BAO 1953
  • Dr Brian Huey, MB BCh BAO 1961
  • Ivor Meltitzky, MSc 1963
  • Stephen Caldwell, BA 1994
  • John McDonough, BDS 1972
  • Derek Bailey, BSc (Econ) 1955
  • Charles Allen, BSc
  • Dr Vincent Lynch, MB BCh BAO 1960
  • Kris Toner, BSc 2001, Dip 2003
  • James Fenton, BSc (Econ) 1970
  • Emeritus Professor James Walters
  • Emeritus Professor Phil Burke, DSc 1999
  • Robert Kerr, LLB 1948
  • Brian Dodd, BSc 1962
  • John Boomer, BSc 1963
  • Dr Dorothy Robb, MB BCh BAO 1950
  • Dr Colin Stoddart, BSc 1954, PhD 1957
  • Norman Ferguson, MSc 1998
  • Henry McNally, BSSc 1976, PGCE 1977
  • Professor George W Johnston, MB BCh BAO 1956
  • Claire Agnew, BA 1960
  • Dr Ivan McCabrey, BSc 1974, DSc 1999
  • Esther Johnston, BEd 2020
  • Dr Anne Conway, BDS 1963
  • Eileen Gullery, BA 1943
  • Dr John Francis O'Sullivan, MB BAO BCh 1950, PhD 1996
  • Richard Henry (Prescott) Kerr, BSc 1951, BAgr 1952
  • Pamela Hazel, BA 1970
  • Margaret Burch, BA 1957
  • Maryannick Drapier
  • James Anderson, BSc 1953
  • Tom Tate, BAgr 1988
  • Nicola Tallon, Dip 2005
  • Dr Laurence Burke, PhD 1964
  • Oliver Carson, BSc 1949
  • Sheila Fleming-Mitchell, BA 1979
  • Valentine Davidson, BSc 1948, MSc 1950
  • Dr James Jamison, BSc 1970, PhD 1977
  • William McCormick, MSSc 2003
  • James Muldoon, MSSc 2004
  • James McVeigh, MSc 2016
  • Geoffrey Harbinson, BSc 1968, MSc 1971
  • Anthony Oates, BSc 1951
  • Dr James Maxwell, MB BCh BAO 1953
  • Aidan Sherrard, BA 1964
  • Dr Maurice Hillis, PhD 1964
  • Dr Thomas McKinstry, MB BCh BAO 1979
  • Declan Martin, MA 1977
  • Dr Michael Dickson, MB BCh BAO 1963
  • Dr Arnold Johnston, BSc 1950, PhD 1955
  • Edward Jones, BA 1964
  • Elizabeth Walker, BMus 1979
  • Dr Paul Bready, MB BCh BAO 1999
  • Michele McCoy, BA 1983
  • Graham Wilson, BAgr 1970
  • Dr Dymphna Lambe, MB BCh BAO 1989
  • Colm Lambe, BEd 1977
  • Elizabeth Johnston, BEd 1989
  • Ann Adams, MSc 1941
  • Martin McMichael, BSc (ECON) 1975
  • Dr Marilyn Booth, BA 1993, MSc 1994, PhD 1998
  • Aidan McAleese, BA 1992, PGCE 1993
  • Brenda Morris, BA 1990
  • Dr Godfrey Greeves, BSc 1966, PhD 1970
  • Christine Dickinson, BSSc 1975
  • Dr Adrian Hyman, MB BCh BAO 1948
  • Hilary Cush, BEd 1981
  • Marie Maidment, BA 2005
  • Dr Yaw Yiadom Abora, MB BCh BAO 1969
  • Professor James Todd, BSc 1945, MAgr 1952, PhD 1960
  • Charlotte Jackson, MSc 1967
  • Robert Smith, BEd 1985
  • Gillian Taylor, BA 2002
  • Lauren Donnelly, BA 2009, BSW 2013
  • Dr Samuel Welshman, BSc 1950, MSc 1954, PhD 1974
  • Derek German, BSc 1956
  • Dr William Bradshaw, MB BCh BAO 1954
  • Dr Francis Blaney, BSc 1971
  • Janet Rice, BEd 1982
  • James (Gregg) Shannon, BAgr 1960, BSc (ECON) 1968
  • Kenneth Gowan, BA 1967
  • Rosalind Irwin, BA 1976
  • Evangeline Thompson, BA 1949
  • Dr Robert Gilmore, BSc 1959, PhD 1963
  • Dr Sandra Swann, MB BCh BAO 1950
  • John Harris, BSc 1964
  • Thomas Tate, BAgr 1950
  • Robert McClure, MSSc 2000
  • Olwen Spence, BA 1948
  • William Kingston, MSc 1978
  • Wilson Boyd, BSc 1969
  • James Dinsmore, BSc 1964
  • Eric Maguire, BSc 1974
  • Jonathan Branagh, BSc 1994
  • Kathleen Swan, BSc 1952
  • Robert Anderson, BA 1970
  • Robert Jennings, BSc 1950
  • Eileen McGuigan, BA 1969
  • Nigel Murray, BSc 1969
  • Peter Greeves, LLB 1970
  • Hugh Johnston, BSc 1975
  • Amanda White, MSc 2010
  • Una Dean, BA 1955
  • Dr Patrick Fleck, MB BCh BAO 1969
  • Lisa O'Callaghan, BA 2005
  • Noel McIlfatrick, LLB 2011
  • Barry Ryan, MSc 1997
  • Hugh Lappin, BA 1976
  • Dr Robert Archibald Smith, MB BCh BAO 1953
  • John Gargan, MSc 1969
  • David Allsop, BA 1979
  • Neville McElderry, BSc 1947, DIP-ED 1963
  • Dr William Crawford, PhD 1983
  • Dr Denis White, MB BCh BAO 1968
  • Dr Lindsay Proudfoot, BA 1973, PhD 1989
  • William Allen, BSc 1943
  • Mary O'Neill, BA 1960
  • Lucy Alcorn, BA 1954, DIP-ED 1960
  • Dr Henry Kernohan, MB BCh BAO 1954
  • Professor William Woodside, BSc 1951, MSc 1960, DSc 1962
  • Charlotte Jackson, MSc 1967
  • John MacAleenan, BSc 1952
  • Helena McMenamin, BA 2000, PGCE 2007
  • Elizabeth Toner, BA 1986
  • Jonathan Millar, BSc (ACC) 2010
  • Noel Agnew, MA 2000
  • Elizabeth Kerr, BA 1949
  • Dr James Mehaffrey, PhD 1975
  • Dr Edward Michell, MB MCh BAO 1952, MD 1960
  • Eileen Gallagher, BEd 2000
  • William Gray, MSSc 1992
  • Dr Arthur Mitchell, MB BCh BAO 1963
  • James (Seamus) McKeown, BA 1961
  • Oonagh Barronwell, BA 2008
  • Dr Howard Williams, BEng 1960, PhD 1963
  • Gloria McCandless, BA 1998
  • Peter Cawley, BSc 1968
  • Philip Macauley, BA 1992, DIP 2000
  • Geoffrey Lock, BSc (ECON) 1964
  • Isabella Doherty, BSc (ECON) 1979
  • Elvin Love, BSc 1971
  • Associate Professor Robert John Hill, Faculty of Education

The following obituaries and appreciations have been supplied by family members, friends or associates of the deceased since 01 January 2020, and are published in good faith:

We have also been advised of the passing of the following graduates and former staff members since 1 January 2020:

  • Samuel Woodside, BSc 1974
  • Dr Edison Sinanan, MB MCh BAO 1953
  • Malachy McRoe, BA 2018, MA 2019
  • John McNamee, BSc 1961
  • Margaret Russell, BA 1951
  • Lillian Curran (nee Cole), BA 1951
  • Rachel Hamilton-Smith, BA 1951
  • Judith Clegg, BA 1972
  • Henry (Harry) Carmichael, BA 1957
  • Reginald McBride, BSc 1954, MSc 1963
  • Siobhan McQuade, BEd 1986
  • Helen Campbell, BSc 1967
  • Helen Todd, BSc 1945
  • Stephen McKenna, BA 1964
  • Robert Forsythe, BSc 1953
  • Julia Kilpatrick, BComSc 1946
  • Sara Coulbeck, BA 1971, PGCE 1972
  • Oliver Kieran, BSc 1973
  • Ernest Wilson, BSc 1971
  • Dr Thomas Johnston, MB BCh BAO 1947
  • Samuel Henry Hinds, BSc 1950
  • John McMahon, BA 1952
  • John B Molloy, LLB 1945
  • Rev Desmond Curran, LLB 1951
  • Dr Jane Welsh (nee Caldwell), MB BCh BAO 1949
  • Adelaide King, BA 1966
  • Thomas Forsythe, BSc 1951
  • Dr Gerald Wilson Black, MB BCh BAO 1949, PhD 1959
  • John Nesbitt, BA 1948
  • Charles Terence Flanagan, MTh 2005
  • Tracey Gracey, UG Cert 2005
  • Dr David McMahon, BSc 1953, PhD 1956
  • Terence MacDermott, BSc (ECON) 1959
  • Sylvia Girvan (nee Dowds) BA 1948
  • William (Sandy) Roy, BSc 1969
  • Peter McPolin, BSc 1978
  • Dr Richard Ivens, BA 1973, PhD 1981
  • William Desmond Linton, BSc 1955
  • Walter Gordon Wheeler
  • WH McRobert, BA 1967
  • Colin Watson, BSc 1971
  • Dr Peter Newbould, BSc 1953, BAgr 1954
  • Francis Quail, DIP-ED 2000
  • Dr John Johnston, MB BCh BAO 1967
  • Dr Kenneth Maguire, MB BCh BAO 1954
  • Annette McKee, BA 1959
  • Columba Canavan, BSc 1954
  • Robert (Steve) Wynne, BA 1961
  • Kathleen (Chris) Lowry, BA 1974
  • Adam Finlay, BSc 1970
  • Jonathan Gibson, BSc 1988
  • Maureen Thompson, BA 1953
  • Dr Maurice Burrows, MB BCH BAO 1949
  • Wisnom Martin, BSc 1972
  • Sabina Doll, BSc 2011
  • Joe McAlinden, BSc 1980
  • Dr Geoffrey Nesbitt, MB BCh BAO 1979
  • John Smyth, BSc 1961
  • Wilfred Hichens, BSc 1974
  • John M Donaldson, BTh 2007
  • Timothy Haffield, BSc 1986
  • Samuel Hill, BAgr 1946
  • Elisabeth Ferguson, BA 1962
  • Dr James Leslie, BSc 1956, PhD 1959
  • Sylvia Elliott, BA 1979
  • Dr Sarah Donald, PhD 1988
  • Dr Peter Savill, PhD 1977 
  • Muriel Dickson, BSc 1944
  • James Adams, BA 1956
  • Joanne Irwin, BEd 1994
  • David Beggs, BSc (ECON) 1955
  • Paul Brannigan, BSc 1978
  • Kenneth Jeffers, BSc (ECON) 1967
  • Barbara Sim, BA 1979
  • Frances Buchanan, LLB 1972
  • David Nicholson, BA 1975, DIP-ED 1976
  • Sheila Callaghan, MA 1982
  • Peter Glover, BSc 1966
  • Rodney Curry, MPhil 1964
  • Gary Bennett, BSc 1982
  • Damien Lavery, BEd 1982
  • Hazel Strawbridge, BSc 1989, PGCE 1990
  • Jonathan Bottomley, BA 1995
  • William Archer, BDS 1959
  • Patrick Fahy, LLB 1967
  • Danielle Newell, BSCNS 2011
  • Dr Stafford Dobbin, MB BCh BAO 1967
  • Dr Francis Duffin, MSc 1968, PhD 1974
  • Eric Glover, BA 1963
  • Mary Campbell, BA 1983
  • Dr Charles (Derek) Phillips, MB BCh BAO 1956
  • Brendan Glackin, BSc 1993
  • Irene McStay, BA 1956
  • Roger Arndell, LLB 1959
  • Irena St John-Brooks, BA 1969
  • Andrew Aicken, BSc 1961
  • Jean Lowe, BA 1954
  • Desmond Deehan, MSc 1971
  • Margaret Chester, BSc 1958
  • Kendrick Jackson, MEd 1989
  • Dr Harden Carter, BSc 1970, MB BCh BAO 1973
  • Dr Thomas Graham, MB BCh BAO 1965
  • Daphne Molyneaux, BSc 1946
  • Marshall McKee, BSc 1975
  • William Boyd, BDS 1962
  • Professor Howard Platt, PhD 1971
  • Ursula Burns, BConSc 1947, LLB 1950
  • Tomas MacArdgaill, BA 1979
  • Laurence Chambers, BSc (Econ) 1972
  • Malcolm Braidwood, BA 1984
  • Patricia Moore, BEd 1983
  • John Lightbody, BSc 1947
  • Elizabeth Kerr, BA 1955
  • John Kerr, BSc 1951
  • Sylvia Alexander, BSc 1987
  • Dr Kenneth (Brian) Sloan, MB BCh BAO 1955
  • Charles Faulkner, BSc 1970
  • Geoffrey Mason, BSc (ECON) 1970, DIP 1971
  • Priscilla Johnston, BA 1951
  • Dr Robert McIlrath, MB BCh BAO 1942
  • Olwen McIlrath, BSc 1947
  • Marie Donnell, BEd 1978, MA 1985
  • Cecil McNamee, BSc 1958
  • Albert Kelly, BSc 1964
  • George Forsythe, BA 1974
  • David Logan, BSc 1985
  • John Corfe, BDS 1968
  • Dr John Caskey, MB BCh BAO 1955
  • Dr Robert McGookin, PhD 1980
  • Gillian Larkiin, BEd 1987
  • James Keating, BA 1946
  • Dr Florence Thompson, MB BCh BAO 1953
  • Jeremy Porter, BSc 1958
  • Sally Kelso, BA 1962
  • John Workman, BSc 1958
  • Arthur (Milby) Gregg, BAgr 1955
  • Anthony Griffith, BSc 1957
  • Irene Griffith, BSc 1960
  • Angela Breen, BEd 1987
  • John Hanna, BSc (Econ) 1974
  • Dr Hugh O'Neill, PhD 1985
  • Sir John Graham, BS 1961
  • John Moore, BSc 1952
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