Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Robert (Bob) Nicholls
Ballycarnan, Portlaoise, Laois
Nicholls (Bob) Ballycarnan, Portlaoise. April 5th 2018. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Portlaoise Regional Hosp. Predeceased by his wife Betty and son George. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his daughter Joan, sons Harry, Billy, Eddie, and Ken, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his carer Jos, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his son Eddie’s house at Ballycarnan from 4 pm on Friday with prayers at 8 pm. Funeral Service at 11 am on Saturday morning as St Peter’s Church, Market Sq., Portlaoise. Interment will follow in the adjoining graveyard.
Kathleen O’Toole (née Byrne)
Mount Prospect, Clontarf, Dublin / Ballacolla, Laois
O’Toole (nee Byrne) Kathleen (a proud Ballacolla, Co. Laois lady and late of Mount Prospect, Clontarf, Dublin 3), April 4, 2018, in the wonderful care of the staff of Carechoice Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late Michael and a much-loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Warmly remembered by her children Peter, Aileen, Mary, Edwina, Nora, Cathal and Siobhán, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, 17 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Irene Nolan, nieces, nephews, neighbours and many friends.
Reposing at Carechoice Nursing Home (Northern Cross, Malahide Road, Dublin 17) from 6.00pm to 8.00pm on Friday April 6th, (relatives only). Removal on Saturday April 7th, to St. Gabriel’s Church, Clontarf for Funeral Mass at 10.30am followed by burial at Fingal Cemetery, Balgriffin. Family flowers only.
‘Curra Dubh’, Ridge Road, Portlaoise, Laois
Jerry Lodge, ‘Curra Dubh’, Ridge Road, Portlaoise, died peacefully at The Beacon Hospital, Dublin. (Member of Laois County Council) Beloved husband of Patricia (O’ Keeffe) (Newmarket, Co. Cork). Deeply and deservedly regretted by his loving wife, sons Damien and Pauric. Sadly missed by his sister Mary Murphy (Dublin), brother Anthony, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, good neighbours and friends. Reposing in Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise, on Friday from 3pm until removal at 5.50pm to SS Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, for 6pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 1pm, with burial after in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.
Donations if desired to the Cardiac Unit, Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Donation box will be in place in the funeral home and church.
Anne Malone (née Rowney)
Dublin Rd, Portlaoise, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of St Brigid’s Hospital Shaen. Deeply regretted by her loving husband William, daughter Monica,sons Peter and Garrett, son-in-law Sean, daughters-in-law Siobhan and Anna, brothers-in-law Paddy and Ned, sister-in-law Agnes, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her residence on Thursday from 3pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Friday morning arriving SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to the Old Cemetery, Emo Village.
House Private On Friday Morning Please.
Sadie Canavan (née Carroll)
Cloonymeenaghan, Riverstown, Sligo /Errill, Laois
Peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Sean, daughter Cait, sons Adrian, John & Ronan, son-in-law Patrick (Duffy), daughters-in-law, Cara, Claire and Roisin, grandchildren Sean, Roisin, Fionnan, Diarmuid, Conor, Enda, Adam, Sarah, Ella, Matthew and Eve, brothers Bobby & Martin (Laois), Jack (Dublin), sister Patricia (London), brothers-in-law J.J. & Pat Canavan (Carlow), sister-in-law Ann (Laois), nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote on Tuesday 3rd April from 6pm – 8pm. Removal from her home on Thursday to St Patrick’s Church, Ballyrush for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, with interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery. House private on Morning of Removal Please. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association.
Killeaney, Shanahoe, Laois
Terry Leahy, Killeaney, Shanahoe, Mountrath, Co. Laois – Died 29th March 2018 at The Mater Hospital, Dublin. (Unexpectedly) after a short illness, husband of Valery, sadly missed by his wife, brother Richard, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces Chloe and Megan, nephew Darragh, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his home on (Saturday) from 3.0’clock, with Rosary at 9.0’clock, also on (Sunday) from 3.0’clock, with Rosary at 9.0’clock. Removal on (Monday) morning to St. Brigid’s Church, Shanahoe, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by Burial in the adjoining Cemetery.
Lea (Clonanny), Portarlington, Laois
Tom passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Margaret, son Declan, daughters Siobhan, Martina and Sarah, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, brother, sisters relatives, neighbours and friends. May Tom rest in peace.