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Funeral details for tragic Lurgan baby Frank McIlduff who died in Moira crash

The funeral of a tragic one-year-old baby boy, who died in a devastating accident in Moira on Wednesday morning, will take place this weekend.

Baby Frank Michael Gracey McIlduff, who lived in the College Grove area of Lurgan, died when the pram he was being pushed in by his grandmother, Pauline, was struck by a lorry on Meeting Street.

He sadly died at the scene. His grandmother remains in hospital in a critical condition.

A funeral noticed described baby Frank as the precious son of Francis and Mary, and a much loved grandson of Margaret and Michael Gracey, and Pauline and the late Francis McIlduff.

“May our angel rest in peace, safe in his late auntie Laura’s arms.”

Following a private service in the family home on Saturday, a graveside service will take place at 3pm in St. Colman’s Cemetery.

Family and friends are welcome to follow the funeral cortege to the cemetery.

The notice continued: “Always loved and forever remembered by his parents, grandparents his uncle Vinny and aunties Vicky, Tina, Claire and the late Laura, and their partners Leslie, Mark and Conor and cousins, Ethan, Josh, Dionne, Courtney, Callum Mia, Kody, Ella, Eoin and Daniel will always share precious memories of you.”

Family flowers only please with donations in lieu if desired to the NI Air Ambulance. 

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