Mr. Albert John Kilfedder, who was always known as Albert, passed away in the Mater Hospital, Belfast, on October 15, 2016, after an illness, aged 74. Previously he had been in reasonably good health. Late of Johnston Drive, Lisnarick, he was originally from Keeran, Lack.

A son of the late Robert Nelson Kilfedder and the late Elizabeth Kilfedder, he was the eldest of seven; surviving him are his siblings William, Joe, Teddy, Nelson, Florence and Mervyn.

He went to school in Lack and then on to Enniskillen Technical College. Albert worked as a car mechanic for a number of garages in Fermanagh.

He relocated to live in the Newtownabbey area. He worked in Mossley Mill and then he moved to work in the Michelin tyre factory in Mallusk for 18 years. 

He returned to the Fermanagh area where he was involved in grounds maintenance work at Castle Coole for a period of two years.

After that Albert secured employment with Fermanagh District Council and worked until his retirement in January 2007.

He lived at his house in Lisnarick for over 30 years. He would have been a keen gardener and he won an award locally, which he was very proud of. Albert enjoyed maintaining a number of residents’ gardens at Johnston Drive.

He married Barbara Pusey from Fermanagh on October 1, 1966, and they had three sons: Steven, Edward and Trevor.

His interests included car maintenance, which was a big part of his life.
Albert was a big Formula 1 fan and he also had a major interest in the local motorcycling road racing scene in Northern Ireland.

Albert is remembered as a very friendly, kind figure, who had also been quiet natured.

His funeral at Colaghty Parish Church was led by the Rev. Alan Irwin. Burial was in the adjoining churchyard.

Albert is immediately survived by his three sons Steven (Mo); Edward (Alison); and Trevor (Lisa).
He leaves seven grandchildren and the wider family circle. The funeral arrangements were by Funeral Directors, S.R. Elliott and Sons, Darling Street, Enniskillen.