Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Gemma Bergin (née Bergin)
Garron, Ballybrophy, Laois
Bergin, Gemma (née Bergin), Scarbhóg, Garron, Ballybrophy, Co. Laois. Peacefully at her home on 20th June 2017. Gemma, dearly loved wife will be sadly missed by her husband Dan, her sons John and Joe, daughters Mary, Edel and Julie, deeply regretted by her daughters-in-law Linda and Kate, sons-in-law Paul, Ciarán and Padraic, grandchildren Caoilinn, Tara, Adam and Sylvie. Fondly remembered and dearly missed by her brothers Fintan and Canice, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and her many friends. Reposing at her home on Friday, 23rd June, from 3pm with rosary at 9pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am in Killasmeestia Church followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Saturday morning please. Family flowers only by request. Donations, if desired, to the Parkinson’s Association.
Gerry (Kevin) Conroy
Cappinush, Ballyfin, Laois
Gerry Conroy (Ballyfin, Portlaoise) 21st June 2017, peacefully and in the loving care of Portlaoise Hospital staff, surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his loving wife Mai, his children Tim, John, Mary, Catherine and Kevin, daughters-in-law Lucy, Dolores, Karen, sons-in-law James and Noel, his 14 granndchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and his many good friends. Reposing at his residence in Cappinrush, Ballyfin from 6pm on Wednesday, 21st June, with rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday evening to arrive at St. Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass in St. Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin at 11.00am on Friday with interment afterwards in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Ballyfin. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Vincent De Paul, one of Gerry’s favourite charities.
Lucan, Dublin/Portlaoise, Laois/Ballynacargy, Westmeath
HYLAND Paddy (Lucan, Co. Dublin and formerly of Portlaoise and Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath) June 20th. 2017 (peacefully) in the loving care of the staff at the Hermitage Clinic. Beloved husband of Mary and loving father of Niall and Nick and a grandfather of Leon, Max, Olivia, Daniel, Áine, Ross and the late baby Nicholas. Sadly missed by his loving family, daughters-in-law Marie-Therese and Kym, brother, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at his family home this (Tuesday) evening from 6.00 o’c. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Esker on (Thursday) morning arriving for Requiem Mass at 11.00 o’c followed by burial in Esker Cemetery. No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross or Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin.
Lena McCann (née Graham)
Garoon, Mountmellick, Laois
Lena died peacefully in the loving care of her husband Michael and her sister Stella, and her husband Michael Delaney in Stella and Michael’s home in Wolfe Tone Street, Mountmellick. Deeply regretted by her loving husband, sister, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, cousins, neighbours, relatives and many friends. Lena will repose in the home of Stella and Michael, Wolfe Tone Street, from 2pm this Tuesday evening. Recital of The Rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Wednesday aii day. Removal at 6.20pm to St. Joseph’s Church arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Pallas Big, Portlaoise, Laois
Culleton, Pallas Big, Portlaoise and late of Clonagown Ballyfin. June 19th 2017 Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Paddy, loving husband and best friend of heartbroken Bonny. Dearly loved dad to Séan and Pauric. Deeply regretted by his loving family. Brother John, sister Agnus, Daughters in law, Magurite and Fiona. Grand children, Jessica, Matthew, and Eve, Nephews, nieces , relatives , neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace, Reposing at Keegans funeral home Portlaoise from 6 pm on Tuesday with rosary at 8 pm. Funeral arriving at St Fintan’s Church Ballyfin for 11 am requiem mass on Wednesday. Interment afterwards in Ballyfin 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.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois, Thursday June 22, 2017