Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Margaret (Réid) Corbet (née Foley)
Ballykaneen, Clonaslee, Laois
Margaret (Réid) Corbet (nee Foley), Ballykaneen, Clonaslee, Co. Laois, died peacefully on the 7th October 2017. Beloved wife of the late Paddy and much loved mother to her sons and daughters. She will be sadly missed by her daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.
Reposing at her son Pat’s residence, Ballykaneen, this Saturday evening from 6pm until 10pm and on Sunday morning from 11am. Her remains will leave the house on Sunday evening at 7pm, arriving to St. Manman’s Church, Clonaslee at 7:30pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in St. Manman’s Cemetery, Clonaslee.
Pauline Carroll (nee Mc Evoy)
The death has occurred of Pauline Carroll (nee Mc Evoy), Killeen, Mountmellick, Co. Laois. (Formerly of Clonaheen, Rosenallis, Co. Laois). In the loving care of the staff of St. Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick, Pauline (Nursing Staff of St. Brigids Hospital, Shaen, Portlaoise). Beloved daughter of the late Patrick and Brigid and sister of the late Richard. Beloved wife of Kevin and dear mother of Patrick and Nicholas. Loving sister of Timmy (Portlaoise), Nicholas (Templeogue, Dublin), Davy (Clonaheen, Rosenallis), Rosaleen Masterson (Swords, Dublin), Mary Jo Connolly (Ballyfin), Brigid Butler (Australia), Anna Mai Cronin (Ballinagh, Cavan) and Patricia Moloney (Mountmellick). Deeply regretted by her husband and family, relatives, neighbours, former work colleagues and friends.
Richard (Dick) Dalton
Rossmore, Errill, Laois
The death has occurred of Richard (Dick) Dalton, Rossmore, Errill, Co. Laois on October 3rd 2017, peacefully in the wonderful care of the doctors, nurses and staff of the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Richard (Dick), sadly mourned by his brother Johnny and his nephew Albert and his good friend Eileen, good neighbours and his many friends. Reposing at his residence (Rossmore) on Thursday from 4 pm with funeral prayers at 7 pm. Removal on Friday to St. Andrew’s Church, Rathdowney for funeral service at 2 pm followed by burial in Skeirke graveyard. No flowers by request, donations in lieu to Laois Hospice. House private on Friday morning please.
Boherard, Clough Village, Laois
Michael Keeshan, Boherard, Clough, Co. Laois. – Died 3rd October 2017, (unexpectedly), at his residence. Deeply regretted by his loving sister Kathleen, brothers Timmy and Martin, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposal was at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath on (Wednesday) evening from 8pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on (Thursday) evening at 7pm to St. Canice’s Church, Clough, arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on (Friday) morning at 11am, followed by burial in the local cemetery.
Upper Boley, Abbeyleix, Laois
Well known for his love of music. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Tania and father of Mia,Nat,and Albie-jay, dearest son of Valerie and Hugh, and brother of Andrew.
Reposing at his residence from 6pm.on Friday, the 6th October. Removal on Saturday at 2pm to St. Michael and All Angels Church, Abbeyleix for Service at 2.30pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Churchyard.
Matthew (Matt) McDondald
Cashel, Ballyroan, Laois
The death has occurred of Matthew (Matt) McDonald, Cashel, Ballyroan, Co. Laois, 4th October, 2017 (peacefully) deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by his brothers Seamie, John, Tom (Todd) Des and sister Marie (Langton), sisters-in-law Betty, Philly & Martina, brother-in-law Jim, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at Des & Martina McDonald’s (residence) Upper Main Street, Abbeyleix from 12noon on Thursday with recital of the rosary at 5.30pm. Removal on Thursday at 6.15pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyroan arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by burial afterwards at St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Raheen. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the Home Care Teams in Laois & Kilkenny.