Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Cannonswood, Rathdowney, Laois/Newbridge, Kildare
Formerly of Morristown Billar, Newbridge. Ex- SSU. Cook Irish Army, The Curragh Camp. Peacefully, at his nieces residence. Sadly missed by his loving partner Jean, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at his niece’s residence at Lakeside Park from 3pm on Monday with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 10am to arrive at St. Conleth’s Parish Church, Newbridge, for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Conleth’s Cemetery, Newbridge.
John (Johnny) Hennessy
Ballynevin, Cullohill, Laois
Peacefully at the Midlands Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his cousins (the Phelan family Cullohill), his friends at Sue Ryder Home Ballyroan, his great neighbours and friends in Cullohill. Reposing at Phelan’s Funeral Home Durrow from 5.00pm on Sunday evening with Rosary at 8.00pm. Removal to St Tighearnach’s Church Cullohill on Monday morning for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in Durrow Cemetery.
Cecelia Broughan (née Blanc)
38 St Brigid`s Square, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully at her residence. Loving wife of the late Peter and dear mother of the late baby Darren. Deeply regretted by her loving family Brendan, Kathleen, Jennifer, P.J, Martina, Leo, Eddie, Paul, Cecelia, Regina and Damien, brother Edward, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.
James (Jim) Crean Snr
Vicarstown Inn, Portlaoise, Laois
Loving Husband of the late Eucharia (Carrie) and loving dad of the late Catherine and Martin. Sadly missed by his loving family Philip, Paddy, Jamie, Mary, Eucharia, John and Brian, brother Philip, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews,relatives and friends. Rest In Peace. Funeral arriving Church of the Assumption Vicarstown on Sunday for Requiem Mass at 1:30pm. Burial afterwards in Moyanna Cemetery. House Private Please. Family Flowers Only Please. Donations if Desired to Irish Cancer Society.
Elizabeth Salter (née Cooke)
The Fairways, Ballyroan Rd, Abbeyleix, Laois/Dooradoyle, Limerick
Frances Phelan (née Maybury)
Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Laois
Frances Phelan (neé Maybury), Kiln Lane, Mountrath, and formally of Deerpark, Mountrath, Co Laois. Died 19th April 2018 – at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick (predeceased by husband Patrick, sons Patrick and Michael, daughter Bridie). Deeply regretted by her loving son Jack, daughters Marian, Catherine and Ita, sister-in-law Peggy, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.
Reposal at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath on Friday evening. Removal on Saturday evening at 5.30pm to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath arriving at 6pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday morning at 11.30am followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, April 23, 2018