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Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017
(L-R) Aundrea's former husband Philip and  brother Aaron
The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of  Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 (L-R) Aundrea's former husband Philip and brother Aaron The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017
Aundrea's brother Aaron (front of coffin)

The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of  Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 Aundrea's brother Aaron (front of coffin) 
The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017

The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of  Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 
The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Press Eye - Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017

The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of  Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Press Eye - Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 
The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017
(L-R) Aundrea's brother Aaron, son James, mother Lorraine and father Richard.

The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of  Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 (L-R) Aundrea's brother Aaron, son James, mother Lorraine and father Richard. 
The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017

The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn (Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of  Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 
The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn (Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017
(L-R) Aundrea's former husband Philip and  brother Aaron
The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of  Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 (L-R) Aundrea's former husband Philip and brother Aaron The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017
Aundrea's son James with and her mother Lorraine

The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of  Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 Aundrea's son James with and her mother Lorraine 
The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017
Aundrea's son James with and her mother Lorraine

The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of  Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 Aundrea's son James with and her mother Lorraine 
The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017

The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of  Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 
The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



Aundrea Bannatyne, a mother of two from Dundonald, bravely battled pancreatic cancer

Aundrea Bannatyne, a mother of two from Dundonald, bravely battled pancreatic cancer

Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyne - Ease Belfast Mission - 21st August 2017 (L-R) Aundrea's former husband Philip and brother Aaron The Funeral of Aundrea Bannatyn(Née McElveen) took place today at East Belfast Mission. Aundrea passed away August 16, 2017. Much-loved daughter of Richard and Lorraine, sister of Aaron, and devoted mum to Jack and James. 



The funeral for Dundonald mum, Aundrea Bannatyne, took place on Monday with mourners wearing purple to symbolise her brave battle with cancer.

The mum-of-two's death was announced last Wednesday on the Aundrea's Army Facebook page, where the 43-year-old had documented her battle with the disease.

Aundrea had been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in July last year, but had vowed to fight on for her sons James (10) - who had survived a treatment for brain cancer himself, and Jack aged 14.

The funeral took place at East Belfast Mission and mourners were asked to wear something purple to symbolize pancreatic cancer.

Speaking previously Aundrea's close friend Martin MacLaren said: "It was Aundrea's wish that everyone wear something purple , but only if they have it - a scarf, tie or just a tissue due to the symbolism of pancreatic cancer awareness."

Martin described Aundrea's death as a "massive loss" that has left "a big void".

"I am heart-broken. People fell in love with her infectious laugh and her sparkle. She was a stunning girl with a big, fun-loving personality.

"So many people were following her story, including people who had never even met her but felt as if they had from reading her posts."

"She didn't have many good days in the last 13 months, but she never said so on social media. Even when she did a video she would put her face on and people wouldn't see that she was in pain.

"Since her death thousands of people have commented online, and I have even had two national travel magazines contact me from London. She is a big loss."

Belfast Telegraph