Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Sarah Ann (Sal) Conroy (née O Brien)
39 Hillside, Clonaslee, Laois
Sal passed away peacefully at The Regional Hospital,Tullamore surrounded by her loving husband Liam and family. Deeply regretted by Liam and her brothers John Michael, Tony and Seamie, sister Crissie, neices nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Sal will repose in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Sunday from 6pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Funeral prayers in the Funeral Home on Monday morning at 9.30am with removal at 10.30am to St. Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial after in St. Brigid’s Cemetery.
The Downs, Portlaoise, Laois/Belfast, Antrim
McCormack. The Downs, Portlaoise and formerly Belfast and Tallaght. May 13th, 2017. Peacefully at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Gerard, beloved husband of Philomena, and dearly loved father to Patrick, Ciarán , Alice, Declan and Brenda. Deeply regretted by his loving family, sister Maura, sister-in-law Alice, brothers-in-law Séan and Fr Pat Canavan, South Africa, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise from 5pm on Monday evening with removal at 6.45pm to SS Peter and Paul’s Church. Requiem mass at 10am on Tuesday, followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Anne Cadogan (née Christal)
Colliers Lane, Portlaoise, Laois
Cadogan (nee Christal), Colliers Lane, Portlaoise and also Gaeltacht Park, Whitehall and Lorcan Grove, Santry. Peacefully at Portlaoise Regional Hosp. Anne, beloved wife of the late John. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons Mel and John-Brendan, brother, daughter in law Sonja, grandchildren, Meg, Deirdre, Finna, Merijn, Aoife and Donagh, and great grandchild Molly, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her residence from 5pm on Tuesday evening with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Wed morning to arrive at Ss Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 10am requiem Mass. Cremation will follow in Newlands Crematorium. Family flowers only donations if desired to the Cuisle Centre.
Br Jerome Cooper
Miguel House, Castletown, Laois/Valentia Island, Kerry
Br. Jerome Cooper, De La Salle Brothers, Miguel House, Castletown, Portlaoise and formerly of Valentia Island, Co. Kerry, passed away peacefully in Miguel House, on Thursday, 11th May. Deeply regretted by his brothers Frank and Brendan, his sister Derarca, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, his confreres and staff of Miguel House.
Reposing in Miguel House on Saturday, 13th May. Funeral Liturgy and Mass on Sunday, 14th May, at 2.00 pm in Castletown. Burial immediately afterwards in the Community Cemetery, Castletown.
James (Jimmy) Kane
Ballinalacken, Attanagh, Laois/Attanagh, Kilkenny
Peacefully in Castlecomer District Hospital. Loving husband of the late Mary. Sadly missed by his loving family, sons Martin, John, Michael, Patrick, Kieran, Marie, Eileen, Ann, Sheila, and Breda, sisters Betty, Mary and Bridie, grandchildren and great-granddaughter, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Coady’s Funeral Home, Castlecomer. Vigil Prayers and Rosary on Friday evening at 8pm. Funeral Prayers on Saturday evening at 5.30pm followed by removal to Saint Patrick’s Church, Ballyragget. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 12 noon followed by burial in Saint Finian’s Cemetery, Ballyragget. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Castlecomer District Hospital. (Donation Box in Church)
Kathleen (Anna) Sheppard (née McCabe)
Barnhill, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Wife of the late Edward. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Marie and Patricia, sons-in-law Eamonn and Liam, grandchildren and great grandchild, relatives and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at Brookhaven Nursing Home from 10.00 am Saturday morning with Rosary at 8.00 pm. Funeral prayers Sunday morning at 10.00 am followed by removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow for Requiem Mass at 11.00 am. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Fr. Patrick John (PJ) Cunningham O.Carm.
Mountmellick, Laois / Ballinteer, Dublin
Cunningham O. Carm. (Gort Muire, Ballinteer, Dublin 16 and late of Mountmellick, Co. Laois) 10th May 2017 (peacefully) Father Patrick John (PJ); beloved son of the late Elizabeth and Patrick. Deeply regretted by his sister Lily Peake, his brother Larry, nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, Carmelite Confreres, relatives, friends and staff at Gort Muire. Predeceased by his sisters Alice, Nancy and Nuala and his brothers Eddie and Con.
Reposing at White Abbey Church, Kildare, on Friday, 12th May, from 4.00 pm. with Evening Prayer at 7.30 pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11.00 am. followed by burial at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Mountmellick. Family flowers only.
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