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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

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Michael Collins
New Park, Portlaoise, Laois / Athlone, Westmeath

The death has occurred of Michael Collins, “Subur”, New Park, Portlaoise, and late of Athlone. April 25th 2017. In the loving care of the Staff of The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Ex Gardai Siochana, Michael, beloved husband of Sally and dearly loved father to Ruth (Kavanagh) and Alan, and brother of recently deceased Tony (Athlone). Deeply regretted by his loving family, grandchildren Gráinne, Niamh, Oran and Eabha, son-in-law Declan, sister Mary, brother Pat, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his residence on Thursday from 2 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Friday in SS Peter and Paul’s Church followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. House private on Friday please.

Gerry O’Connor
Station House, Portlaoise, Laois / Killorglin, Kerry

O’Connor, Patrick Gerard (Gerry), Station House, Portlaoise and formerly Killorglin, Co. Kerry,On April 25th 2017. Retired Station Master Iarnrod Eireann, Portlaoise. Died in the devoted care of the staff of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Mary and dearly loved father to Emer, Eamon, Sinead, Margaret and Gerard. Cherished grandfather to Gemma, Steve, Peter, Gillian, Aideen, Darragh and the late Matthew and his loving great-grandchildren, Riley and Madelyn, brother, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise, from 6.30pm on Wednesday, with rosary at 8.30pm.

On Thursday Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 12 noon in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Mary Walsh (née Lalor)
Clonaheen, Rosenallis, Laois/Camross, Laois

Formerly of Northgrove, Camross. Predeceased by her husband William and son John. Deeply regretted by her daughters, Mary, Bridget, and Margaret, son Fintan, daughter-in-law Teresa, sons-in-law John, Seamus and Patrick, grandchildren, brothers Fintan and Michael and her sister Lizzy Scully, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and many friends. Mary passed away peacefully in the home of her son Fintan and his wife Teresa in Cloonagh, Mountmellick.

Reposing in Fintan and Teresas’ home from 3pm today. Recital of the Rosary this evening at 9pm. Reposing again on Tuesday until removal at 6.20pm to St. Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon. Burial after in St. Brigid’s Cemetery.

William Dowling
Mountrath Road, Abbeyleix, Laois/Rathdowney, Laois

Dowling, (Bridge Cottage, Mountrath Road, Abbeyleix and formerly Harristown, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and London). April 23rd 2017, peacefully at his residence. William (Liam), predeceased by his brothers Donie and Eddie and his sister Kitty. Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Mary-Anne (Creagh) and Lilly (O’ Connor), his beloved neices and nephews, grand-neices, grand-nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his residence (Bridge Cottage) this Monday evening from 8pm with rosary at 9pm and on Tuesday evening from 3pm with funeral prayers at 6pm followed by removal at 6:30pm to The Church Of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon followed by burial in Rathdowney Local Cemetery.

Mick Keenan
Derrylea, Portarlington, Laois/Kildare

Beloved husband of Kathleen and much loved father of Dolores, Ber, Geraldine, David and Dermot. Predeceased by his son Michael. Deeply regretted by his loving family, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends. Reposing at his home from 12:00 pm on Monday and Tuesday with rosary recital on both evenings at 8:00pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday in SS Peter & Paul’s Church, Monasterevin. Interment afterwards in St Evin’s Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Shane Hospital Portlaoise. Donations box in church. House private on Wednesday morning, please.

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