Duo’s medal hon­our high­lights proud work

Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser - - Memory Lane -

John and Cather­ine with Bishop Devine and Fa­ther O’Keefe A‘heaven-sent’pair’s ded­i­ca­tion to an Air­drie church was put in the spot­light in this im­age from the Septem­ber 16, 1988, Ad­ver­tiser.

John Kelly and Cather­ine McConville were the proud re­cip­i­ents of medals from St Mar­garet’s Church af­ter clock­ing up a com­bined 100 years of vol­un­tary ser­vice.

Pic­tured con­grat­u­lat­ing the hard-work­ing duo are Bishop Joseph Devine and parish pri­est Fa­ther Martin O’Keefe.

A spokesper­son for St Mar­garet’s Church told the Ad­ver­tiser:“These spe­cial medals are just a to­ken of our ap­pre­ci­a­tion for all of their hard work over the years, which has been an in­valu­able help; it is a fit­ting trib­ute to John and Cather­ine’s loy­alty.”

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