Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Colt, Ballyroan, Laois
Peacefully, at his residence, in the loving care of his family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, sons Michael and Gerard, daughters Ann-marie and Sharon, grandchildren, brothers, sister, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence on Saturday from 2pm to 6pm with rosary at 5pm. Removal on Sunday to St. Fintan’s Church, Raheen, for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Sunday morning, by request.
Olive Colter (née McCann)
Colter, Olive (née McCann) died peacefully, following a short illness. Beloved sister of Brian and daughter of the late Paddy and Anne (Portlaoise). Very sadly missed by Brian, daughter Angela, sister-in-law Hilary, nieces and nephew, Isobel, Sophie and Nicholas and grandchildren Paddy and Daisy.
Cremation Service has taken place in the UK. Olive’s interment service will take place will in St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Stradbally Road, Portlaoise on Saturday, 10 March, at 11.30 am.
Portarlington, Laois/Athlone, Westmeath/Wicklow
Died in the wonderful care of the staff of St Vincent’s Hospital Mountmellick. Predeceased by his loving wife Frances. Deeply regretted by his loving children Fran, Martin, Brian, Angela, Una and Tom , daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, partner sister Catherine, grandchildren Ciara, Aoife, Chloe, Sarah, Emma, Cormac, Caoimhe and Roisin, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace. Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Friday from 4:30pm with Removal at 6:50pm arriving St Michael’s church Portarlington at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s cemetery Portarlington.
29 Dr Murphy place, Portlaoise, Laois
Lar died in the loving care of all the staff in St Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick. Beloved husband of the late Mary and predeceased by his son John. Much loved father of Mary. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brother Fint, sister-in-law Monica, nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, extended family, relatives, friends and neighbours. May Lar Rest In Peace
Reposing in the Chapel of Rest at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise from 5:00pm on Thursday with rosary recital at 8:00pm. Removal on Friday morning at 9:30am to arrive at SS Peter & Paul’s Church for 10:00am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.
The Elms , Forest Park, Portlaoise, Laois
Formerly of Clonkeen, March 7th 2018, died peacefully. Dearly loved mother to Declan, Kieran (Kilkenny) and Colin (O’Brien) and adoring grandmother to Caoimhe, Ava and Ciara. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sister Ann Weston, daughter-in-law Lorraine and nephews.
Reposing at her residence from 4 pm on Thursday with rosary at 8 pm . Removal on Friday morning to SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, to arrive for 12 noon requiem Mass. Cremation will follow afterwards in Newlands Crematorium. House private on Friday morning please.
68 St Brigid’s Square, Portarlington, Laois
At the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Nancy, daughters Jackie, Elaine and Trish,brothers Sean and Noel,sister Mary, sons-in-law Seamus, Paddy and Buxie, grandchildren Tara, Cormac, Padraig, Ciaran, Oisin, Aine and Odhran, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at his residence on Thursday from 1pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Friday at 11am arriving St Michael’s church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s cemetery Portarlington. Family Flowers Only Please. Donations if desired to the Friends of Portlaoise Hospital.
Rathmiles, Killenard, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully at his residence. Sadly missed by his loving wife Therese, family Clare, Sharon, Sandra, Mark, Greg, Liam and Rory, sisters Elizabeth and Madeline, grandchildren, great-grandchild,extended family and friends. Rest In Peace.
Requiem Mass in St John’s Church Killenard on Thursday at 12pm noon. Funeral afterwards to Newlands Cross Crematorium. Family Flowers Only Please. Donations if desired to the Irish Cancer Society
The Downs, Portlaoise, Laois
Deeply regretted by her loving husband Laurence and son William. Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise from 7 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday evening. Removal on Thursday moring to SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 10 am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in Oakvale Cemetery, Stradbally.
Laurence (Larry) Breslin
Glenkeen, Clonaslee, Laois
Laurence (Larry) Breslin, Glenkeen, Clonaslee, Co Laois. Died peacefully at home on March 5th 2018. Deeply regretted by his brothers Bernie and Michael, sisters Mary, Rose (Sr. Finbarr – Mullingar), Margaret, Ellen and Bridie, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 3pm on Wednesday with Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Reposing again on Thursday from 3pm untill 8pm. Lars funeral will arrive for 11 o’clock Requiem Mass on Friday morning in St. Manmam’s Church, Clonaslee. Interment after Mass in St. Manmam’s Cemetery, Clonaslee. Family flowers only. House private Friday morning please.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Saturday, March 10, 2018