Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Mary (Mae) Scully (née Cosgrove)
Ballaghmore, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
In her 91st year, predeceased by her husband Jack, brothers Daniel and Michael, sisters Kathleen, Josie & Bridie. Deeply regretted by her family Bridget, Clare, Mary, Jim, John and Eamon, sons-in-law Ronan and Eamon, daughters-in-law Eileen and Pascaleen, brother Seamus, sister Eileen, sister-in-law Bridie, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.Reposing in Tierney’s Funeral Home, Roscrea on Saturday evening from 5.00 with Rosary at 8.00. Removal on Sunday morning at 11.30, arriving in St. Molua’s Church, Ballaghmore for Funeral Mass at 12.00. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only by request.
Michael (Mick) Bergin
Clonagooden, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
Michael (Mick) Bergin, Clonagooden, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois. Died 4th. January 2018. (Peacefully) in the loving care of the Staff at the Sacret Heart Nursing Home, Crosspatrick. Predeceased by his brother Andrew, sisters Bridget and Margaret. Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by his sister Alice (Campion), nieces, nephews, grandnices, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home this Thursday evening from 7 o’c with rosary in the Funeral Home at 9 o’c. Removal this Friday evening at 6.15 o’c to St. Canice’s Church, Borris in Ossory arriving 7 o’c. Mass on Saturday morning 6th. Jan. at 11 o’c with burial immediately afterwards in Skeirke Cemetery.
Sarah Ann Hayes (née Cordial)
St. Brigid’s Park, Foxrock, Dublin/Camross, Laois
Predeceased by her husband George, beloved mother of Marie, Kevin, Catherine and Imelda, deeply missed by her family, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Funeral Mass on Saturday 6th January at 12.15pm at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock followed by burial in St. Fergal’s Cemetery, Camross, County Laois. Family flowers only.
John Francis Madigan
Main Street, Ballyroan, Laois/Portlaoise, Laois
Peacefully at home with family. Predeceased by his wife Nora. Deeply regretted by his sister Marie, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at the Midlands Hospital, Chapel of Rest, Portlaoise, from 3pm on Thursday 4th January with rosary at 3.30pm. Removal on Friday for Requiem Mass at 12 noon in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, with burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Ballyroan.
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.