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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Sheila Dunne
Phibsboro, Dublin / Durrow, Laois

The death has occurred of Sheila Dunne, Phibsboro, Dublin / Durrow, Laois, formerly Aharney, Durrow, Co. Laois. In the loving care of the nurses and staff of the Mater General Hospital. Predeceased by her sisters Mary and Anastasia who died in infancy, deeply regretted by her brothers William, Michael, Patrick and James, sister Brigid, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at the Mater Hospital Mortuary Wednesday from 3.30pm to 4.30pm followed by removal to Saint Joseph’s Church, Berkeley Road, Dublin 7, arriving at 5.00pm. Requiem Mass Thursday at 12 noon followed by removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow Cemetery for burial at 3.00pm approx.

James Bennett
Cooltoran, Portlaoise, Laois / Bracknagh, Offaly

The death has occurred of James Bennett, formerly Clonsast, Bracknagh, Co. Offaly. Peacefully in the loving care of his wife Mary, daughters Brigid, Tricia, Bernadette and son Joe at his residence Gurteen Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his family, brothers Peader and John, Tricia’s fiance Chris, aunt Nan, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his residence Gurteen, Crookedy Rd., Portlaoise on Monday from 7pm with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Tuesday from 3pm with Removal at 6:30pm arriving SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10am. Burial afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Family time on Tuesday morning please. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Laois Hospice.

Bridget Kelly
Ballykealy, Durrow, Laois / Kilkenny

The death has occurred of Bridget (Bridie) KELLY, Ballykealy, Durrow, Co. Kilkenny, Bridget, deeply regretted by her cousins, relatives, neighbours and the staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home.

Reposals was at Brookhaven’s Nursing Home, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny from 4pm Monday with Vigil Prayers and Rosary on Monday at 8pm in Brookhaven Nursing Home. Funeral Prayers at 7pm Tuesday evening followed by removal to St. Tighernach’s Church Cullohill, Co. Laois. Requiem Mass Wednesday morning at 11am followed by burial in St. Bridgets Cemetery, Aharney, Cullohill.

Madeline Orange (née Delaney)
36 St Michael’s Park, Portarlington, Laois

The death has occurred of Madeline Orange,  36 St Michael’s Park, peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Oghill Nursing Home Monasterevin. Loving wife of the late Bobby. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Mary and Madeline, sons-in-law Chris and Declan, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends. Rest in Peace. Reposal was at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Sunday from 7:30pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal this morning, Monday at 9:20am arriving St Michael’s church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s cemetery Portarlington.

Nan Maher
Athy Road, Stradbally, Laois

Nan Maher, Athy Road, Stradbally, Co Laois passed away peacefully in the exceptional care of the Matron and her staff at Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally on 22nd September 2017. Sadly missed by her loving son Pat, grandchildren, extended family relatives neighbours and friends. Reposing at Droimnin Nursing Home this Saturday evening from 6pm. with recital of the Rosary for family and friends at 8pm. Funeral Mass at 11.30 in The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally on Sunday with interment to follow in Oakvale Cemetery.

Br. John Neary
Miguel House, Castletown, Laois/Ballinagare, Roscommon

Br. John Neary, De La Salle brothers, Miguel House, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and formerly of Ballinagar, Co. Roscommon. Passed away peacefully in Miguel House on Friday 22nd. September 2017. Predeceased by his sister Mai and brother Eddie-Joe. Deeply regretted by his brother Martin, sister Kay, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, confréres and staff of Miguel House.

Reposing in Miguel House this Sunday. Funeral liturgy and Mass on Monday 25th. Sept. at 2.00pm in Castletown. Burial immediately afterwards in the community cemetery Castletown.

Patrick O’Regan
Grennan, Attanagh, Laois/Attanagh, Kilkenny

Peacefully, in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home Ballyragget and his daughter-in-law Bernadette, husband of the late Maura. Deeply regretted by his loving son Patrick, sisters, brothers, daughter-in-law Bernadette, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Phelan’s Funeral Home, Durrow, from 2.00pm on Thursday with Rosary at 8.00pm. Funeral prayers on Friday morning at 10.30am followed by removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow, for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Anne Magee (née Tully)
Ballymena, Antrim/Glenamaddy, Galway/Ballybrittas, Laois

Late of Meelick, Glenamaddy, Co. Galway. Peacefully surrounded by her family at her sister Mary Cronin’s residence Closeland, Ballybrittas, Co. Laois. Loving wife of the late P.J. Sadly missed by her loving mother Evelyn, sons Niall and Michael, brothers, sisters, extended family and a wide circle of friends. Rest In Peace. Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Friday from 5pm with Rosary at 7pm. Funeral arriving St Patrick’s Church, Glenamaddy, Co. Galway on Saturday for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in Boyounagh Cemetery.

John Joe Fogarty
Acragar, Mountmellick, Laois/Mountrath, Laois

John Joe Fogarty, Acragar, Mountmellick and formerly Rosalee, Mountrath. Retired Staff of St. Vincents Hospital, Mountmellick and Mountmellick Fire Brigade. Deeply regretted by his partner Mary Gordon (Caltra Galway). Sons Gordon and Emmet, grandchildren Aine, Sean, Daire and Keira, sisters Marian Donoghue and Sadie Kelly, brothers Kieran, Andy and Ollie, daughters-in-law Hazel and Sheila, aunt Sheila Fitzpatrick and her husband Peter, brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours, relatives, former work colleagues and many friends.

John Cheasty
Briarwood Gardens, Blanchardstown, Dublin/Laois

Formerly of Doonane, Crettyard, Co. Laois. Predeceased by his father John (Jack). He will be very sadly missed by his loving mother Olive, sisters Frances, Margaret & Edel, brothers Geoffrey, Edmund, Declan & Pat, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Reposing at St. Joseph’s Chapel of Rest, Old Johnstown, Navan, Meath from 5pm to 8pm on Saturday. Removal Sunday morning to arrive to St. Abban’s Church, Doonane, Crettyard, Co. Laois for Funeral Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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