HAMMOND - The sister, Mary Cully, daughters, Anne Clements, Mary Cochrane, Joan McConville and Rachel Davidson, and entire family circle of the late Martha Hammond (nee Patterson) would like to sincerely thank all those who sympathised with them on their recent bereavement. We would like to thank all our friends and neighbours for their support. Thanks to all who telephoned, brought gifts, sent sympathy cards, called at the home and to those who helped make and serve refreshments in the home or helped in any other way; those who attended the funeral and sent donations in lieu of flowers for Chest, Heart and Stroke in care of John Murdoch, 125 Armagh Road, Newry. Thanks to the First Responder and Ambulance Crew for their prompt arrival and excellent treatment. Thanks also to Dr. John Shannon and the District Nurses and staff of Rathfriland Health Centre for their medical care and attention over several years. Thanks to Rev. Trevor Boyd for his comforting words in the home and for conducting the funeral service in the house and at the graveside. Thanks also to Rev. Brian Calvin and the members of Downshire Road Presbyterian Church for the use of their church hall and for their help serving refreshments after the funeral. Thanks to Courtney's who took care of the catering. Family flowers were placed on the grave. Finally, our thanks to Mr John Murdoch for the efficient manner in which he carried out the funeral arrangements. Trusting this acknowledgement will be accepted by all as a token of our sincere appreciation - Rathfriland, Newry and Banbridge.