Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Elizabeth (Lil) Dunne (née O’Connell)
Moyanna, Vicarstown, Laois
Predeceased by her husband Michael (Mick). Deeply regretted by her daughters Nuala, Angela, Catherine and her son Michael, brother Michael, grandchildren, great grandchildren, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, cousins, relatives and a large circle of friends. Reposing at her residence this Sunday evening from 8pm with rosary at 9pm. Removal on Monday to the Church of the Assumption, Vicarstown, arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am followed by burial in Moyanna Cemetery.
William (Bill) Dann
Shanboe, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois / Nenagh, Tipperary
William (Bill) Dann, Shanboe, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois. Dec. 10. 2017. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at the Rivervale Nursing Home, Nenagh. In his 100th. year. Predeceased by his wife Nance. Deeply regretted by his daughter Nancy, son in law Noel, grandchildren Conor and his wife Samantha, Mark and his wife Serena, great-grandchildren Isabelle and Adam, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and his many friends. Funeral arriving at St. Mark’s Church, Borris in Ossory on Tuesday evening for prayers at 7.30 o’c. Funeral Service on Wednesday 13th. Dec. at 2.00pm with burial immediately afterwards in Skeirke cemetery.
Margaret Clooney (née Madden)
Church Street, Rathdowney, Laois
Margaret Clooney (née Madden), Church Street, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. December 8th 2017, unexpectedly at her home. Predeceased by her husband Paddy. Deeply regretted by her son Martin and her grandchildren John and Deirdre and her great-grandchild Darren, her sister Mary and her brother John, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at O’ Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney on Sunday evening from 4pm with funeral prayers at 5:30 followed by removal to The Church Of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney. Funeral Mass on Monday at 11am followed by burial in Rathdowney Local Cemetery.
Patricia (Dubbie) Cunningham (née Orange)
Station Road, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully at her residence. Sadly missed by her loving husband Don, family Jane, Luke, Mary, Donal and Petal, grandchildren Amy, Jimmy, D.J.,Addie, Jenny, Lucy, Caleb and Finn, brothers Paddy, Martin and Ciaran, sister Luby, daughter-in-law Fiona, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace. Reposing at her residence on Sunday from 2pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday at 11:30am arriving St Michael’s church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12:30pm Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s cemetery Portarlington.
Frances Fitzgibbon (née Kelly)
Cullenagh, Ballyroan, Laois / Portlaoise, Laois
Frances Fitzgibbon (née Kelly), Cullenagh, Ballyroan, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Passed away peacefully on the 9th. December 2017. In the loving care of her family Elizabeth, Pat and Anne.Predeceased by her husband John. Sadly missed by her loving son and daughters, brothers, sisters, sons-in-law John (Lalor) and William (Bennett), grandchildren Shana, John and Colm, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her home from 12 noon on Sunday 10th. December with recital of the rosary in the house at 8pm. Funeral arriving for 11 am Mass on Monday 11th. December in St. Patrick’s Church Ballyroan, with burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s cemetery. House private on Monday morning please. Family plowers only.
Coolaghy, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Molly, sons John, Jimmy, Kieran and Michael, brothers, sisters, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace. Reposing at his residence on Saturday from 6pm with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing at his residence on Sunday with Removal at 6:20pm arriving St Paul’s Church Emo at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
Pine Villa, Portarlington, Laois / Rathdowney, Laois
Peter Phelan, Pine Villa, Portarlington, and formerly of Middlemount, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. Died 8th December 2017, youngest son of Albert and Jane, deeply regretted by his brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath this Sunday evening from 8.o’clock, with Rosary at 9.o’clock. Removal on Monday morning to The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballacolla, for Funeral Mass at 11.o’clock, followed by burial in St. Fergal’s Cemetery, Ballacolla. Family flowers only please
Clondalkin, Dublin / Stradbally, Laois
Thomas Swayne, Clondalkin and formerly Stradbally, Co Laois, December 9th 2017, Peacefully after a short illness. Beloved husband of Patricia and much loved father of Paul, Lisa, Olivia and Emma. Thomas will be forever loved and deeply missed by his wife and family, his brothers Larry, Pat and Joe, his sisters Elizabeth, Marie, Gwen, Dorrie and Rita, sons-in-law Gerard, Ivan and Paul, daughter-in-law Paula, his adored grandchildren Luke, Evan, Ruby, Polly, Evie, Lennon and Louie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at his home on Sunday between 3 o clock and 7 o clock. (house private at all other times). Funeral Mass on Monday at 11.30 in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Clondalkin followed by burial in Oughvale Cemetery, Stradbally Co Laois, Family Flowers only please, Donations if desired to Laura Lynn foundation (Donation Box will be in Church) All enquiries to Massey Bros, ph 01 4574455
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