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Deaths in Laois – Saturday, June 24, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

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Raymond (Ray) Fitzpatrick
Aughafan, Castletown, Laois

Raymond (Ray) Fitzpatrick, Aughafan, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. June 22. 2017 (peacefully) at St. James’ Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by his parents Thomas (Giggi) and Winnie. Deeply regretted by his loving son Adam, sister Mairead, brothers Kevin, Ger, Cyril and Ken, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home, Castletown, Mountrath tomorrow, Saturday, from 4pm with rosary in the Funeral Home at 9pm. Removal on Sunday morning, 25th June, at 10.15am to St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown for Funeral Mass at 10.30am with burial immediately afterwards in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.

Br Amedy Hayes
Miguel House, Castletown, Laois/Nenagh, Tipperary

Br. Amedy Hayes, De La Salle Brothers, Miguel House, Castletown, Mountrath and formerly of Rearcross and Kilconane, Norwood, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Passed away peacefully in Miguel House, on Thursday, 22nd June. Brother of the Late Michael Hayes. Deeply regretted by his brother Martin (USA), nephews Seamus, John and Jim (USA), nieces Maura, Breda, Kay, Patsy, Madeline and Caroline (USA), grandnieces, grandnephews, sister-in-law, relatives, friends and confrere and staff of Miguel House. Reposing in Miguel House tomorrow, Saturday, from 4.00pm to 8.00pm. Funeral Liturgy and Mass on Sunday, 25th June at 2.00pm in Castletown. Burial immediately afterwards in the Community Cemetery, Castletown.

Julia Nash
13F Slatt Lower, The Swan, Wolfhill, Laois

Pre-deceased by her loving husband John and daughter Sheila. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Mary and Margaret, sisters Bridgie and Peggy, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law Peadar, adored grandchildren Darren, Alison, Eve and Faye, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at her residence from 2pm tomorrow, Saturday, with Rosary at 9pm. Arriving at St. Abban’s Church, Doonane for Requiem Mass on Sunday at 1pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

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.

Paddy Hyland
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.

Paddy Culleton
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.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, June 23, 2017

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