Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Emmett Terrace, Mountmellick, Laois/Mountrath, Laois
Formerly of Roskelton, Mountrath. Martin died peacefully surrounded by his loving family at The Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Beloved husband of the late Anastacia. Deeply regreeted by his family, Emily Kelly (The Borness), Mary Comerford (Mountmellick), John Joe, Anthony and Paul, grandchildren, sisters Mrs. Sally Fennelly, Abbeyleix, Mrs. Dinah Cody, UK, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends. Reposing on Thursday in Moloney’s Funeral Home from 6 o’clock. Recital of the Rosary at 9 o’clock. Removal from his home on Friday morning arriving for 12 noon Requiem Mass in St. Joseph’s Church. Burial after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. House private on Friday morning please.
Nora Bassett (née Fitzpatrick)
Clonmore, Templemore, Tipperary/Mountmellick, Laois
Bassett (nee Fitzpatrick), Springvalley, Clonmore, Templemore, Co. Tipperary and late of Garoon, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, 16th of May 2017, Nora, in the loving care of Villa Maria Nursing Home Roscrea, predeceased by her dear husband Sidney and recently deceased sister Molly Hassey.
Deeply regretted by her brother Larry, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing in Grey’s Funeral Home, Templemore tomorrow, Wednesday evening, from 5pm. Removal at 7pm to St. Anne’s Church, Clonmore, to arrive at 7.45pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11.30am. Interment in Templeree Cemetery afterwards.
Tralee, Kerry/Portlaoise, Laois
Reposing at The Gleasure Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4.15pm to 6.15pm. Removal at 6.15pm to St. John’s Church. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in New Annagh Cemetery. Family flowers only please.
Graigue, Mountmellick, Laois/Moylough, Galway
The death has occurred of John Challoner, retired Teagasc Adviser of Graigue, Mountmellick, Co. Laois and originally from Carnacregg, Moylough, Co. Galway. Predeceased by his parents William and Nora. Unexpectedly, in the excellent care of the staff of Tullamore Regional Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving family, his wife Deirdre, his sons Aidan, Jarlath, Robert and Oisin, his grandchildren Faye, Aileen, Connie and Logan, daughters-in-law Barbara and Lorraine, Oisin’s partner Carolina, his sister Marian Conway, brothers Danny, Mike, Liam and Patrick, aunts Sr. Magdaleine, Sr. Annette, Sr. Rose, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, his niece Orla, grand-nieces Aisling and Hollie, all his nieces, nephews and a wide circle of friends.
John will repose in his home from 12 noon on Wednesday, Removal on wednesday evening at 6.15pm to St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Burial after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
‘Ballineska’, Mountrath Rd, Portlaoise, Laois
Fitzpatrick ‘Ballineska’, Mountrath Rd., Portlaoise, May 16th 2017, in the devoted care of the staff of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Larry, beloved husband of Ettie and loving father to Geraldine and Clair. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers Paddy and Martin, sister Bernie Downey, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise, from 5pm on this Wednesday evening with rosary recital at 8pm. Removal on Thursday morning to SS Peter and Paul’s Church, for 10am requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in Ratheniska Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Ballard Lodge Nursing Home.
Tullyroe, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully at home in care of his loving family Donal, beloved husband of Maura and devoted Dad to Sara, Brian and Katie. Deeply regretted by his loving family, grandsons Ciaran, Owen and Tiernan, son-in-law Tommy, brothers Noel and Kevin, sisters Breda, Kathleen, Maura, Claire and Gearldine, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home on Wednesday, 17th May, from 4pm with Rosary on Thursday evening at 9.30 pm. Removal on Friday morning to The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix for 11am. Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Cuisle Centre. House private on Friday morning please.
Cherrygarth, Portlaoise, Laois
O’Rourke, Cherrygarth, Portlaoise. May 15th 2017. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Kevin, beloved husband of Jane and dearly loved father to Stephen, Brian and Niamh. Deeply regretted by his loving family, sisters Evelyn and Mary, grandchildren Abi and Matt, mother-in-law Treasa Quinn, daughter-in-law Suzanne, brothers-in-law Dan, Kevin, Paul and Joe, sisters-in-law Ann and Louise, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 4 pm on Thursday evening with rosary at 8 pm. Removal in Friday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 11 am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. House private in Friday please.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois, Thursday, May 18, 2017