Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Cedar Lawns, Edenderry, Offaly / Kildare / Emo, Laois
Formerly Clogherinkoe, Co. Kildare and late of Emo, Co. Laois. Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Pauline, sadly missed by his family Kevin, Emily, Sean and Dominic and their late mother Mary, step children Liam, Rosaleen, Geraldine, Brendan and Pauline, sisters Bridie and Helen, brother Billy, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Larkin’s Funeral Home, Edenderry this Tuesday evening from 5pm with Rosary at 8pm. Reposing on Wednesday from 4pm with Removal to St. Mary’s Church, Edenderry at 6pm, arriving at 6.30pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12.00, followed by burial in Broadford Cemetery.
Fieldbrook, Portlaoise, Laois / Glasnevin, Dublin / Ballingarry (SR), Tipperary
Morrissey (Teresa) Portlaoise and late of Glasnevin, Dublin and Coalbrook, Thurles. December 30th 2017. Pecefully at her residence. Predeceased by her parents Martin and Johanna, brothers John and Ned and sister Mary. Sadly missed by her brother Dick and Martin, sisters Sr Eileen, Sr Johanna, Catherine, Anne, Angela and Margaret, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise from 5 pm on this Tuesday evening with rosary at 6.30 pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11.30 am in Our Lady of Dolours Church, Glasnevin, Dublin. Cremation will follow afterwards in Glasnevin Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to the Friends of St Luke’s Hospital.
Castlecuffe, Clonaslee, Laois / Shrule, Mayo
John O’Toole, Castlecuffe, Clonaslee, Co. Laois and formerly of Cahermaculick, Shrule, Co. Mayo and Reading, England. Died suddenly at his residence on the 28th of December 2017. Dearly loved husband of Laurine. Loving father of Chris, Peter, Marie and Linda. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing family, brothers Jim, Anthony and Oliver, sister Mary, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at his residence (Castlecuffe) from 4pm on Wednesday with Rosary at 9pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon in St. Manman’s Church Clonaslee, followed by burial afterwards in St. Manman’s Cemetery Clonaslee. House Strictly Private on Thursday morning Please.
Trumera, Mountrath, Laois
Martin Dunne, Trumera, Mountrath, Co. Laois – Died 31st December 2017 at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his wife Sarah, son James, daughter Martina, son-in-law Rav, James’s partner Fiona, grandson Cian, brother Seamus, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends. May Martin Rest In Peace
Reposing at his home on (Tuesday evening – 2nd January) from 4.0’clock, with Rosary at 8.0’clock. Removal on (Wednesday morning – 3rd January) to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath, for Funeral Mass at 11.0’clock, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Irish Cancer Society. House private on Wednesday morning please.
Kathleen Keegan (née Whelan)
Lough, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully at home. Dear granny of the late baby Ciara and loving mother of her two little angels. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Joe, daughters Catherine, Mary and Elizabeth, sister Phyllis grandchildren Sandra, Edel, Daragh, Anna,Eoin and Cian,sons-in-law John and Oscar, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace. Reposing at her residence on Monday from 3pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday at 11:15am arriving St Paul’s Church Emo for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to the New Cemetery Emo. House Private On Tuesday Morning Please.
Courtwood, Ballybrittas, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of St Vincent’s Hospital Mountmellick. Loving son of the late John and Katie. Deeply regretted by his loving cousins, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace. Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Tuesday from 4pm with Removal at 6:20pm arriving Church of the Sacred Heart Rath at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to Moyanna Cemetery.
Fieldbrook, Portlaoise, Laois/Glasnevin, Dublin/Ballingarry (SR), Tipperary
Morrissey (Teresa) Portlaoise and late of Glasnevin, Dublin and Coalbrook, Thurles. December 30th 2017. Pecefully at her residence. Predeceased by her parents Martin and Johanna, brothers John and Ned and sister Mary. Sadly missed by her brother Dick and Martin, sisters Sr Eileen, Sr Johanna, Catherine, Anne, Angela and Margaret, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces. Relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Tinweir, Durrow, Laois/Mayo
Peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Beloved husband of Vera and father to Simon, Ronan and Tara. Deeply regretted by his loving family, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, sisters, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends.
Rest in Peace. Reposing at his residence from 12.00 noon on Sunday with Rosary at 8.00pm. Removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow on Monday morning for Requiem Mass at 12.00 noon. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Monday morning please.
Drumcondra, Dublin/Rathdowney, Laois
Tony Brophy, Drumcondra, Dublin and Bealady, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, December 29th 2017. Peacefully in the loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff at the Bon Secours Hospital, Dublin, ex An Garda Síochána, predeceased by his wife Catherine. Beloved father of Michelle and Colm and grandfather of Jamie. Sadly mourned by his brothers and sisters, Phyllis, Elsie, Ted, Declan and Gay, sister-in-law Elaine, brothers-in-law Adrian, Eddie, David and Billy, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and all his former colleagues. Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney on Monday evening from 2pm with funeral prayers at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney at 12 noon followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery, Rathdowney. Family flowers only by request, donations can be made at Tony’s funeral to the Peter McVerry Trust.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, January 2, 2018