Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Kilcavan, Geashill, Offaly/Ballyfin, Laois
Peacefully at The Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore. Deeply regretted by his wife Rita and family Ann Marie O’Hanlon (Portlaois), Rita Sheehan (Wexford), Edward (Australia) and Owen (Kilcavan), sons-in-law Paddy and Larry, daughters-in-law Sarah and Ciara, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, cousins, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Funeral arrangements will be announced on Thursday evening.
Ansastatia Rigney (née Fitzpatrick)
Ballinla, Ballaghmore, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
Deeply regretted by her loving son Michael, daughter-in-law Sadie, sister Kathleen Dooley, nieces, nephews, relatives, good neighbours and friends. RIP.
Reposing at her son Michael’s residence on Wednesday evening from 4.00 with rosary at 8.00. Private removal on Thursday morning at 11.30 arriving in Ballaghmore Church for Funeral Mass at 12.00. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Robert (Bob) Griffith
Ballymacken, Portlaoise, Laois
Deeply regretted by his loving family, daughters, grandchild Olga and her husband Pat, great-grandchildren Aaron, Cian and Leah, sister Sadie, sister-in-law Margaret, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.Reposing at Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally this Monday evening with prayers at 8:00pm. Service in St. Peter’s Church, Portlaoise at 3:00pm tomorrow, Tuesday. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Edward (Ned) Doherty
Knockiel, Rathdowney, Laois
Edward (Ned) Doherty, Oldham, Lancashire and formerly Knockiel, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. July 15th 2017. Sadly mourned by his family in England and his brothers Jim and Pat, his sister Breda, sisters-in-law Nancy and Margaret, brother-in-law Peter, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. A memorial mass will be celeberated in the Church Of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney on Wednesday August 16th at 12 noon followed by burial of ashes in Rathdowney Local Cemetery.
Elizabeth Heather Sharma (née Murray)
Shinrone, Offaly/Rathdowney, Laois
Sharma, (née Murray) Elizabeth Heather: (Georgetown, Guyana and formerly of Kilmurry Rectory, Shinrone, Co. Offaly, on 29th July 2017 in the Royal Trinity Hospice, Clapham, London, following a short illness. Predeceased by her daughter Vijai. Deeply regretted by her husband Deen, children, Gayatri and Davendra, brother John, grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, relatives and many friends. Funeral has taken place in London. A memorial service will be held in St. Mary’s Church, Shinrone on Sunday 27th August 3.00 p.m.
Skerry, Rosenallis, Laois
Died peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and family. Deeply regretted by his wife Marian, his daughters Amy, Ella & Bronagh, his son Conor, mother in law Ann, his sisters Bidget & Eilish, brothers in law, sisters in law, uncles, Aants, neighbours, relatives & friends. Reposing in his home on Sunday from 4pm with recital of the Rosary at 9pm. Funeral arriving at 12 noon on Monday to St Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis for requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Brigid’s Cemetery, Rosenallis. House private on Monday. Family flowers only.
Bay Road, Mountmellick, Laois
Died August 11, peacefully, at The Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, surrounded by his loving family. Retired Bord Na Mona employee. Deeply regretted by his wife Mary and family Jerome, Anthony, Majella, Sharon, John, Paul and Darren, grandchildren great-grandchild, daughters-in-law Deirdre, Mary and Kellie, sisters Mary (Duggan) and Nancy, neighbours, relatives former work colleagues and many friends. Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick, on Saturday from 7pm. Recital of the rosary at 9pm. Funeral prayers in the funeral home on Sunday morning at 11am with removal at 11.45am to St. Joseph’s Church, arriving for 12 noon Requiem Mass and burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. House private, please.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, August 16, 2017