Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Josephine Donlon (née Benson)
Main Stret, Edgeworthstown, Longford/Westmeath/Laois
Josephine died peacefully in the loving care of the management and staff of Our Lady’s Manor Edgeworthstown. Formerly of Athlone and Portlaoise, beloved wife of the late James,Sadly missed by her loving sons Niall Val and Freddy, her brother Terence, and sisters Irene (Kenna) Patty (Murray), Attracta (Salmon) and Valerie (McGee), her daughters in law Bridget Evelyn and Helen, adored grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces , nephews,and all other relatives and dear friends. May she rest in peace. Reposing at Our Lady’s manor, Edgeworthstown on Friday from 5. 30. with evening prayers at 7. 45. Mass of the resurrection on Saturday in St. Mary’s church, Edgeworthstown at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Aughafin cemetery.
Doolagh, Portarlington, Laois
Late of E.S.B. Died at St Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick. Deeply regretted by his loving brother Tommy, sisters Una,Margaret and Ann, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace. Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Thursday from 7:30pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Friday at 11:15am traveling via Doolagh arriving St John’s Church, Killenard for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Br. Thomas Durnin
Miguel House, Castletown, Laois/Ardee, Louth/Castlebar, Mayo
Br. Thomas Durnin, Miguel House, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and formerly of Ardee, Co. Louth. August 9th. 2017 (peacefully) in Miguel House, Castletown, deeply regretted by his brothers Kevin and Brendan, sister Patricia, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, confreres and staff of Miguel House. Reposing in Miguel House this Thursday, August 10th. Funeral liturgy and Mass on Friday, August 11th, at 2 pm in Castletown. Burial immediately afterwards in the Community Cemetery, Castletown.
Longford Lane, Camross, Laois
Beloved husband of the late Helen and much loved father of Dawn and Gill. Deeply regretted by his loving family, son-in-law Dewi, grandchildren, extended family relatives and friends. Cremation to take place tomorrow, Thursday, at 2:00pm in Mount Jerome crematorium.
Kathleen Maher (née Bowe)
Johnstown Glebe, Rathdowney, Laois
Maher (nee Bowe) Kathleen (Johnstown Glebe, Rathdowney, Co. Laois). In her 90th year, 8th August 2017 (peacefully), predeceased by her husband Mick, her infant daughter Ann Rita, her daughter-in-law Emer and son-in-law Dennis. Sadly missed by her family Michael, Mary (Condren), John, Brigid (O’Driscoll), Catherine (Mulcahy) and Bill, sons in law Paddy, Denis and Philip, daughter-in-law Mary, grandchildren Mary Kate, Kieran, Seán, Aisling, Lizzie, Fiona, Niamh, Florence, Hugh, Áine, Ailís and Conor, sisters-in-law Sr. M. Elizabeth, Judy, Maura and Mary Ellen, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at her home with rosary at 9pm on Wednesday. Funeral Mass at 12 noon on Thursday in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, followed by burial in Rathdowney local cemetery.
Una Heffernan (née Ryan)
Grey Abbey Road, Kildare Town, Kildare/Mountrath, Laois
Late of Mountrath, Co. Laois. Sadly missed by her husband Eddie, sons Edward and Paul, sister Ita, brother Danny, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, daughter-in-law, granddaughter, relatives and friends. Reposing at Mc Wey’s Funeral Home, Abbey View, Kildare Town on Wednesday, 9th August, from 2pm with Rosary there at 8pm. Removal on Thursday at 10.45am to St. Brigid’s Parish Church, Kildare arriving for Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Conleth’s Cemetery, Kildare.
Lower Sconce, Mountrath, Laois
Tim Kearney, Lower Sconce, Mountrath, Co.Laois. – August 4th 2017, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. deeply regretted by his sorrowing nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home Mountrath this (Saturday) and (Sunday) evening from 7pm, with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on (Monday) morning at 10.30am to St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath, for Funeral Mass at 11am, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Ballyfin.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, August 9, 2017