Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Sheila McDonough (née Murray)
McDonough, Sheila (née Murray) (Vernon Grove, Rathgar, Dublin 6 and formerly of Aughaterry, Co. Laois) 5th June 2017 in her 92nd year (peacefully) surrounded by her loving family and in the wonderful care of the staff at Padre Pio Nursing Home, Clondalkin. Beloved wife of the late Adrian. Sadly missed by her sister Stella, brothers Willie and Andrew, her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at the Kirwan Funeral Home, Fairview Strand, on Friday. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 10.00 am. in the Church of the Three Patrons, Rathgar, followed by burial at Cruagh Cemetery, Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin.
St Michael’s Park, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully at Naas Hospital. Deeply regretted by her loving sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace. Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Monday from 7:30pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Tuesday at 9:20am arriving St. Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at a 10am. Funeral afterwards to St. Michael’s Cemetery. Family Flowers Only Please. Donations if desired to the Retired Priests Fund.
Eileen Higgins (née O’Mahony, Culleton)
Windsor, Coolrain, Laois
Eileen Higgins (nee O’Mahony, Culleton) Windsor, Coolrain, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. June 4. 2017 (suddenly) at her home. Loving wife of the Late Padraic and much loved mother of Pierce, Brendan, Sinead, Denise and Criona, loving nana to her beautiful Grandchildren. Deeply missed by her brothers and sisters Chris, Tom, Denis, Veronica and Siobhan, daughters-in-law Ann and Helen, sons-in-law Ed and Zen, sisters-in-law, extended family, relatives, neighbours and a large circle on friends.
Reposing at her home tomorrow, Tuesday evening, from 5 o’c with rosary in the house at 9 o’c. Removal on Wednesday morning, June 7th, at 11.30 o’c to St. Fergal’s Church, Camross for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please on Wednesday morning.
Kathleen Hiney (née Phelan)
Church St., Ballinakill, Laois/Mountrath, Laois
Kathleen died after a short ilness at her residence and was predeceased by her husband Jimmy. Deeply regretted by her daughter Marie, son-in-law Tony, grandaughter Lauren, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her residence from 2pm on Tuesday with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Wednesday morning at 10.30am to St. Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill for Funeral Mass at 11am. Interment afterwards in Durrow Cemetery, Co. Laois. House private on Wednesday morning please.
James (Jim) Holden
Portarlington, Laois/Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny
68 Lough Gate, Portarlington, Co. Laois and formerly Killeen, Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny.
Jim died peacefully in St. James’ Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Pauline, his daughters Johanna and Tina, sons James and Joseph, brothers Larry, P.J. his sisters Sarah and MaryAnn and his grandchildren. Removal to Duiske Abbey, Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny to arrive at 7pm Tuesday evening. Funeral Mass as 11am on Wednesday morning in Duiske Abbey. Burial afterwards in Calvary Cemetery, Graignamanagh.
House private during funeral period.
Ellen Redmond (née Dillon)
102 Castletimon Road, Coolock, Dublin/Stradbally, Laois
Formerly Charter Road, Stradbally, Co. Laois. Ellen passed away peacefully at Saint Francis Hospice, Station Road, Raheny, Dublin 5, surrounded by her family. Ellen will be deeply regretted by her husband John and her sons and daughters Breda Farrell (New Jersey) Betty Redmond (Stradbally) Mary Lawlor (Stradbally) Dora Moore (Stradbally) John Redmond (Portlaoise) Margaret Redmond ( Naven) Liam Redmond (Portlaoise) Elaine Redmond (Dublin). Predeceased by her grandson Finn, brothers Tony, Paddy, Joe, Billy and Johnny. Sadly missed by her brothers Dick, Shamey, Stephan and Dermot, sisters Mary (Laffan) Betty, Margaret (Byrne) and Sheila (Kelly), son in-laws, daughter in-laws, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.
Reposing at her son-in-law and daughter Mary and Martin Lawlor’s residence, Athy Road, Stradbally, from 2 o’clock on Sunday 4th until removal at 10.15 on Wednesday morning to arrive at The Church of the Sacred Heart, Stradbally, for 11 o’clock Requiem Mass. Cremation to follow afterwards. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Saint Francis Hospice, Station Road, Raheny, Dublin 5. Donation box will be in the church. Recital of Rosary on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday night at 8 o clock.