Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Mary Connolly (née Rodgers)
New Mills, Mountmellick, Laois / Kildare
Deeply regretted by her loving husband Hugh, sister Mona, sister-in-law Mary, brothers-in-law Denis, John and Michael, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Rigneys Funeral Home Athy from 7pm today with rosary at 8pm. Reposing in the Chapel in St Vincents Hospital Mountmellick from 4pm saturday with prayers at 5pm followed by removal at 5.30pm to St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick arriving at 6pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday at 12 noon followed by burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Mountmellick.
Ballina House, Portlaoise, Laois / Cloughjordan, Tipperary
And Late of Lissadonna, Cloughjordan. Peacefully at Portlaoise General Hospital. Deeply regretted by her loving sister Grace, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing on Saturday at Treacy’s Funeral Home, Shinrone from 12 o’clock until 1 o’clock followed by removal to The Methodist Church, Cloughjordan for Funeral Service at 2.30 o’clock and burial afterwards in Modreeney Cemetery.
Lillian Bentley (née Ridgeway)
The Rock, Mountmellick, Laois
Formerly of Garryhinch, died peacefully in the arms of her loving family. Wife of the late Noel and predeceased by her infant son George. Sadly missed by her family, Caroline, Ann Marie and Noel Jnr, son in law Bob, grandchildren Christopher, Kelly, Ruth & Roisin, her brothers Ivor and Ronnie, her sister Ann and a large circle of neighbours and friends. Funeral arrangements will be published later. House private please.
St. Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick, Laois and formerly of Gurteen, Ballybrit, Roscrea, Tipperary
Predeceased by his parents Jimmy and Mary and brother Pat. Deeply regretted by his brother Seamus, sister Bernadette, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and community of St. Vincents Hospital.
Reposing in Tierney’s Funeral Home, Roscrea on Thursday evening from 5.00pm with removal at 6.30pm arriving in St. Cronan’s Church at 7.00pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12.00 noon followed by burial afterwards in Dungar Cemetery.Family flowers only please.
Richard (Dick) Slevin
The Cottage and formerly Mount Henry, Killenard, Portarlington, Laois
Formerly Mount Henry, Killenard. Dick passed away peacefully at Saint James’ Hospital, Dublin surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Lilly. Deeply regretted by his family Christy, Nuala, Joe, Richard, Deirdre and Dan. Sadly missed by his daughters-in-law and partners, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbours ,friends and club mates.
Reposing at his son residence at Mount Henry from 7pm Wednesday evening, with Recital of the Rosary at 9pm. Reposing Thursday until removal at 7pm to Saint John’s Church for 7.30pm Prayers. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by Interment in adjoining cemetery.
Catherine Bennett (née Booth)
Glerndowns, Portlaoise, Laois
Formerly of The Heath. Beloved wife of the late Felix and much loved mother of Noel, Richard and Felix. Predeceased by her son John. Deeply regretted by her family, daughter-in-law Margaret, grandchildren Jessica and Sarah, brother Paddy, sister Ter, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12:00 noon in St Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise. Interment afterwards in the New Cemetery Ballyfin. House private.
Knockiel,Rathdowney, Laois/Roscrea, Tipperary/Birr, Offaly
Died February 13th 2018. Peacefully, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. James, deeply regretted by his loving wife Alice and his family Nicholas, Mary, Anna, Frances, Tim, Bernie, J.J and Sean, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his sisters Ann and Bernadette, his brothers Tony and Danny, sisters in law Molly and Alice, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home on Thursday evening from 3 o’clock with rosary at 8 o’clock. Funeral prayers on Friday at 11am followed by removal to the Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney for funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery. House private on Friday morning. No flowers by request, donations in lieu to The Pro Life Campaign Ireland. A donations box will be provided at the house on Thursday and at the Church on Friday.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, February 16, 2018