Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Christopher, John, (Ivan, Johnny, Jack) Meredith
Cullenagh, Portlaoise, Laois
Peacefully, at Portlaoise Midland’s Regional Hospital. Deeply regretted by his wife Vera, sister Lily, brother-in-law Albert, sisters-in-law Lily and Janet, nephew Keith, cousins, relatives and a large circle of friends. Reposing at Chapel of Rest, Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, from 12 noon Saturday 2nd September with prayers at 2pm leaving the Chapel of Rest at 2.30pm for Church Service at 3pm in Ballyroan Church of Ireland followed by burial in adjoining Church cemetery. Family flowers only donations if desired to Portlaoise Palliative Care.
Bridie Booth (née Moore)
Morette, Emo, Laois
The death has occurred of Bridie Booth (née Moore) Morette, Emo, Laois. Peacefully surrounded by her adoring family and in the loving care of the fantastic staff at Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Beloved wife of the late Christy and wonderful mother to Anne, Pat, Chris, John, Mary, Kevin, Brian, Máiréad, Bríd and Aidan. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughters-in-law, Martina, Jo, Liz, Fiona, Judith and Paula; sons-in-law, John, Frank, Ger and Dave; 28 grandchildren, neighbours and friends. Pre-deceased by her sister Maggie and brother Michael.
The heart with the imperishable beauty of the gentle and quiet spirit. Reposing in her son John’s home from 2pm on Tuesday, with removal at 7pm to St. Paul’s Church, Emo. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Wednesday morning.
Jacqueline Quealy (née McGee)
Hillside, Birr, Offaly/Laois
Quealy (neé McGee) – Jacqueline, Hillside, Birr, Co. Offaly and formerly Borris in Ossary, Co. Laois, August 28th, 2017, in the care of The Stroke Unit of Mullingar Regional Hospital. She is deeply regretted by her husband Michael and family Jacinta, Genevieve, Enda and Albert, her brother Tom, sisters Sr. Ethel (Leighlinbridge) and Virginia Duffy, sons-in-law Gerry Forde and James Kavanagh, partners of her sons Claire and Aoife, grandchildren Luke, Seán, Adrian and Naoise, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, a wide circle of friends and her former teaching colleagues. Reposing at Boyd’s Funeral Home, Birr on Tuesday from 3.00o’c – 5.30o’c with Removal to arrive at St. Brendan’s Church, Birr at 6.30o’c. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning at 11o’c, followed by burial in Clonoghill Cemetery, Birr. Family Flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the St. Vincent de Paul Society. House Private Please.
James (Jimmy) Condron
Skirke, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
James (Jimmy) Condron, Skirke, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois. August 26. 2017 (peacefully) at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise.Deeply regretted by his loving brother Peter, sisters Teresa, Bridie, Anne and Joan, brothers in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his residence in Skeirke this Tuesday evening from 5 o’c with rosary in the house at 9 o’c. Removal this Wednesday evening at 7.10 o’c to St. Canices Church, Borris in Ossory arriving at 7.30 o’c. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning 31st. August at 11 o’c, with burial immediately afterwards in Skeirke cemetery.
Mary Charles (née Brennan)
Ashfield, Ballickmoyler, Carlow/Ballickmoyler, Laois
Mary Charles, (nee Brennan) (2 Marshall Road, Oxford, England and formerly of Ashfield, Ballickmoyler, Carlow). 17th August, 2017, (suddenly) at her brother Tom’s residence. Beloved wife of Hugh, much loved mother of Karen, Madeline and Hugh Francis and cherished sister of Tom, Mick, Paul, Sean and Paddy. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, daughters, son, sons-in-law, brothers, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Craig, Georgina, Emily, Amelia, Hugh and Siena, great-granddaughter Clara, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and dearest friends. Mary will be received into The Oxford Oratory – Catholic Church of St. Aloysius, Gonzaga on Tuesday, 29th August, at 5.30pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, 30th August, at 12 noon, followed by burial at Wolvercote Cemetery.
Elizabeth (Betty) Keegan (née McWey)
Beechfield, Portlaoise, Laois
Keegan (nee McWey) Beechfield and late of Market Sq., Portlaoise. August 25th 2017. Peacefully in the tender care of Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home. Elizabeth (Betty), beloved wife to the late Peter and dearly loved mother to Margaret, Pat, Helen, Matthew, Peter, John, Rosemary and James. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sister Peggy, sisters-in-law Annie, Mary and Betty, sons-in-law Aidan, Michael, Martyn, daughters-in-law Maura, Marion, Emer, Helen and Helen, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, kind neighbours and friends. Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home from 5.30pm on Sunday evening with rosary at 8 pm. Requiem Mass with be celebrated at 12 noon on Monday in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Block Road, Portlaoise, Laois/Ashbourne, Meath
Brendan, peacefully in the tender care of the Staff at Kilbrew Demesne Nursing Centre, Ashbourne. Loving husband of Mary (Mai) and dear father of Brigid, Mary and Margaret. Sadly missed by his family, grandchildren Joanne, Michelle, Mark, Sarah, Shane, Lauren, James and Megan, sons-in-law Joseph, Seamus and Pat, sister Nell, his relatives and friends. Funeral Mass on Friday moring in SS Peter and Paul Church, Portlaoise at 10 o’clock. Burial afterwards in adjoining Cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 31, 2017