Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Kildare Town, Kildare/Portlaoise, Laois
Suddenly. Much loved father of Ruth, Laura, Ian, Alan and Hugh and brother of Rosanna, Philip and Christopher. Sadly missed and deeply mourned by Jill and all the Blennerhassett family, cousins, relatives and a wide circle of friends and colleagues. Reposing at Mc Wey’s Funeral Home, Abbey View, Kildare Town, from 2 o’clock on Saturday 18th November with removal from there at 4.45 o’clock to arrive at St. Brigid’s Parish Church, Kildare at 5 o’clock. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11 o’clock with burial afterwards in St. Conleth’s Cemetery, Kildare. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Aware. (Donation boxes at the church)
Elizabeth (Liz) Hickey
Emmet street, Mountmellick, Laois
Elizabeth (Liz) Hickey, Emmet Street, Mountmellick. Died November 16th peacefully at The Regiona Hospital Portlaois. Predeceased by her sister Anne. Deeply regretted by her brothers Andy and John, sisters Mary (Nolan) and Margaret (Styles) neices, nephews, relatives and freinds. Rest in Peace. Reposing in her home from 2pm on Friday. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving for 12 noon Requiem Mass on Saturday in St. Josephs Church, Mountmellick. Burial after in St.Josephs Cemetery. Family time on Saturday Morning.
Errill Village, Errill, Laois
Keating, Errill Village, Co. Laois. November 16th 2017. Peacefully at Tallaght Hospital. Brian, deeply regretted by his son James and his daughter Annemarie, daughter-in-law Una, son-in-law Frankie, his brothers and sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at his home this Friday evening from 6pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday in the Church of Our Lady Queen of the Universe, Errill, at 11am followed by burial in Errill Cemetery.
Betty Whelan (née Brennan)
Mountbrook, Barrowhouse, Athy, Kildare/Laois
Peacefully at her home in Mountbrook, Barrowhouse, Athy, Co. Kildare. Beloved wife of the late Ned and deeply regretted by her loving sisters Anna May McHugh and Eileen Brennan, brothers Stannie and Oliver Brennan, sisters-in-law Carmel, Anna, Mary, Peggy, Marie and Noeleen, nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Reposing at her residence today, Thursday, from 4pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Friday evening to St. Mary’s Church, Barrowhouse arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Joseph (Joe) Brophy
Harristown, Rathdowney, Laois/Terenure, Dublin
Brophy, formerly of Harristown, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and Terenure, Dublin. November 14th 2017, peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Joseph (Joe) deeply regretted by his brother Harry and his sisters Helen (Moloney), Ber (Guidera), Lilly (Walsh), Imelda (Dwyer), Sally (Ryan), Kitty (Kennedy), Teresa (Ryan), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and all at the Sacred Heart Nursing Home, Crosspatrick.
Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney this Wednesday evening from 7pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass tomorrow, Thursday, at 11am in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by burial in Errill Cemetery.
Captain Philomena Feighery (née Culliton)
Killure Bridge Nursing Home &, Tramore, Waterford / Mountmellick, Laois
Wife of the late Joseph, peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff of Killure Bridge Nursing Home. Deeply regretted by her sisters Siohan Hewison & Pat Mulville predeceased by her brothers Lieutenant Colonel Louis Culliton & Gerry Culliton, sisters Sr. Maura SMH, Sr. Nuala SMH, Sr. Alice SMH, Sr. Kathleen SMH 7 Joe McEnroe, her nieces, nephews, relatives & friends.
Removal from Killure Bridge Nursing Home on Thursday at 5.45oc to the Holy Cross Church, Tramore. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11.30oc followed by burial in Rosenallis Cemetery, Mountmellick, Co. Laois at 3.30pm.
Colt, Ballyroan, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Deeply regretted by her loving brothers Sean and Gerard, sister Julie, sisters-in-law Maura and Detty, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Droimnin from 4pm on Thursday with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Friday at 6.15pm to St. Fintan’s Church, Raheen arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Brigid Conroy (née Bowe)
Ballymacken, Portlaoise, Laois
Conroy (nee Bowe) Ballymacken, Portlaoise. Peacefully in the loving and tender care of her family. Brigid, beloved wife of the late Paddy and mother of the late Patrick. Deeply regretted by her loving family. Daughters, Catherine, Sheila, Mary and sons Eugene and John, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence from 11 am on Wednesday morning with rosary recital at 9pm on Wednesday evening. Removal on Thursday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.
Ballinalacken, Attanagh, Laois
Purcell, Ballinalacken, Attanagh, Co. Laois 13th November 2017- Donal. Deeply regretted by his mother Sadie, fiancee Lisa, brothers JohnJoe and Phillip, sisters Bridie, Lena, Marie and Sarah, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends R. I. P. Reposing at his home in Ballinalacken from midday Wednesday with rosary at 8pm Wednesday. Removal Thursday morning to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyragget for 12 o’clock Requiem Mass, followed by burial in Ballyouskill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Pieta House. House private Thursday morning.
Pauline Brown (née Fennelly)
Green Mill Lane, Portlaoise, Laois
Brown (nee Fennelly) Green Mill Lane, Portlaoise, 13th November 2017. Peacefully at Portaoise Regional Hosp. Pauline, beloved wife of the late Hughie. Deeply regretted by her loving brothers Michael, and Teddy, and sister Myra, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home from 6 pm on Tuesday evening with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to SS Peter and Paul’s Church to arrive for 10am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.