Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Patrick (Pat, Paddy) Mullaney
Gash, Castletown, Laois/Moyne, Tipperary
Patrick (Pat, Paddy) Mullaney, Gash, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and formerly of Moyne, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. September 9. 2017. (peacefully after a short illness) at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise in his 91st year. Husband of the late Mary (nee Ryan). Deeply regretted by his loving family, daughter Kathleen (Lucey) Stillorgan, sons Gerard, Sean and P. J., brother Johnny (Moyne), grandchildren Patrick, Daniel, James and Ryan, and great-grandchild Cormac, daughters in law Trisha and Maura, son in law Denis, sister in law Mary, brother in law Michael, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his son P. J’s home in Gash. Rosary in the house this Saturday evening at 8.30 o’c. Removal this Sunday evening at 7.15 o’c to St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown, arriving at 7.30 o’c. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon with burial immediately afterwards in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
Mai Coss (née McCann)
Bridge st., Portlaoise, Laois
Coss (nee McCann) Bridge Street, Portlaoise, September 8th, 2017. Mai, beloved wife of the late Richard (Dick) and dearly loved mum to Ann and Jim. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sister Kit (Guilfoyle), sister-in-law Bridie, daughter-in-law Frances, grandchildren, Joy, Richard and Emily, great-grandchildren Leo and Finnbarr, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, from 6pm on Sunday evening with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday morning to SS Peter and Paul’s Church, for 10am requiem Mass. Interment immediately after wards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Mary O’Shea (née Geoghegan)
Tubberboe, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully at her residence, beloved wife of John (Jack); deeply regretted by her loving husband, children Fr. Kieran, Catherine and Sean, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, sister in law, grandchildren, nieces, nephew, neighbours, relatives and friends. R.I.P.
Reposing at her residence from 3.00pm on Sunday with Rosary at 8.00pm. Funeral prayers on Monday evening at 7.00pm followed by removal to Holy Trinity Church Durrow. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11.00am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Mary Castles (née Connor)
Mill Street, Birr, Offaly/Portlaoise, Laois
Mary Castles, formerly of Mill Street, Birr, Co. Offaly September 7th, 2017 peacefully in the tender care of the nursing staff in St. Bridget’s Hospital, SHAEN, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her husband Samuel, deeply regretted by her brother Patrick Connor, family and friends. Funeral Mass on Saturday in SHAEN at 11.00 o’c. followed by burial in Clonoghill Cemetery, Birr at approx. 1.15 o’c.
Ringmahon House, Blackrock, Cork/Portarlington, Laois
Kelly (Ringmahon Court, Ringmahon House, Blackrock, Cork and formerly of Portarlington, Laois and Kinross Avenue, Worcester Park, Surrey) – On September 6th, 2017 peacefully after a long illness bravely borne, at the Mercy University Hospital, Barry (former Landlord in the U.K. and Portarlington); beloved partner of the late Mary Hoey, much loved son of the late Frank and Essie (nee Lawlor), dearest brother of Brian, Madeline, Elizabeth and the late Colleen and Danny. Sadly missed and deeply mourned by his loving family, sister-in-law Therese, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, nieghbours and his many friends in Cork, Portarlington and Surrey.
Knocknamoe, Abbeyleix, Laois
Kevin, husband of the late Rosemary (nee Spaine) peacefully in the care of the staff Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Lovingly remembered by his family, Ciara, Aiveen, Jemima and Conor. Sadly missed by his nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family and loyal friends. Reposing at his home on Thursday, September 7th, from 4pm with recital of the Rosary at 9pm. Funeral arriving to Our Lady Mother of The Church, Castleknock, Dublin for 12 noon Requiem Mass on Friday. Burial immediately afterwards in Mulhuddart Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donations, if desired, to Friends of Portlaoise Hospital.