Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Ash Grove, Mountmellick, Laois/Coolderry, Offaly
Seamus (formerly of The Leap, Coolderry). Deeply regretted by his wife Nancy, daughters Anne O’Connor, Grainne Molloy, Emer McEvoy and sons Joe, Brendan, Aidan and Diarmuid, sisters Chrissie Cannon (Australia) Patricia Power (Birr) Margie Carey (Riverstown) Olive Duncan (Tullamore) and Carmel Connolly (Birr) sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, neighbours, relatives and friends. Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick, on Monday from 6pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Requiem Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick, on Tuesday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
In Portlaoise Hospital, following many years of wonderful care in Oakdale Nursing Home. Loved and loving husband of the late Hazel, brother of the late Ron, much loved Dad of Gary and Sandra, grandad of Jean and Jamie, father-in-law of Maeve.Sadly missed by his family, nieces, nephews and friends.Reposing at Oakdale Nursing Home, Porarlington on Monday June 19th from 5.00pm until 7.00pm. Funeral Service at 2.30pm on Tuesday June 20th in St. Pauls Church Portarlington with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.
Rearybeag, Rosenallis, Laois
Andy passed away peacefully in the loving care of the staff at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick. Deeply regretted by his family, kind neighbours, relatives and friends. Reposing in St. Vincent’s Hospital Chapel on Sunday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 6pm. Removal at 6.30pm to St. Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis, arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am and burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery
Maura Roche (née Byrne)
Stoneyford, Kilkenny/Ballacolla, Laois
Maura Roche, “Casa Rio”, Lawcus, Stoneyford, Co. Kilkenny and late of Ballacolla, Co. Laois. June 16th 2017 at her residence. She is mourned by her husband Anthony (Tony), her children Eimear, Colum and Ciaran, sisters Gay, Sheila and Monica, brothers John, Michael and Declan and Claire O’Sullivan (Colum’s girlfriend), sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, friends and former Teacher colleagues in St. Stephen’s De La Salle Primary School, Waterford.
Maura will repose at her residence from 3p.m. on Sunday the 18th of June with rosary at 9p.m. Funeral on Monday the 19th of June after 12 noon Requiem Mass in the Church of St. Brendan, Stoneyford to the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Cois Nore and the Carlow/Kilkenny Home Care Team (donation boxes in Church).
Brigid (Breda) Tynan (née O’Byrne)
Rockview House, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
Brigid (Breda) Tynan (nee O’Byrne), Rockview House, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois. June 16. 2017. (peacefully) at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin. Predeceased by her husband John Joe and grandson Kieran. Deeply regretted by her loving sons John, Dick, Patrick, Martin and Brendan, brother Fr. Patrick O’Byrne P.E. Daingean, Co. Offaly, sister Agatha (Cooney) Birr, daughters in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at her home this Saturday evening from 4 o’c with rosary in the house at 8 o’c and on Sunday evening from 4 o’c with rosary in the house at 9 o’c. Removal this Monday morning, 19th June, at 11.35 o’c to St. Canice’s Church, Borris in Ossory for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, with burial immediately afterwards in Aghaboe Cemetery
Judy (Julia) Walsh (née Shanley)
Loughteague, Stradbally, Laois/Sallins, Kildare
Judy passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the Blackrock Clinic, Dublin. Sadly missed by her loving husband Pat, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at her residence from 4 o clock on Friday with Rosary at 8 o clock. Reposing Saturday morning at 12 noon until 6.30. Family time there after. Removal at 7:15 to arrive at the Church of the Holy Cross, Ratheniska for 8 o clock prayers. Requiem Mass on Sunday at 12 o clock with interment in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Cuisle Cancer Support Centre. Donation box will be in Ratheniska Church.
Margaret (Peggy) Cantwell
Church Street, Rathdowney, Laois
Cantwell, Church Street, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. June 14th 2017. Peacefully at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin. Margaret (Peggy) deeply regretted by her daughter Ann-Marie and son Philip, her grandchildren Anthony and Adam, daughter in law Jenny, her brother Tony, neighbours, relatives and friends. Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney on Friday evening from 8pm with rosary at 9pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am in Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donations in lieu to the Jack & Jill Foundation.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, June 18, 2017