Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Maud DUNNE (née Prescott)
“The Shop” Raheen, Mountrath, Laois
Died 1st May 2018, surrounded by her loving family, predeceased by her husband Paddy. Sadly missed by her loving daughters Marie and Annette, sons Vincent and Brendan, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, son-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Maud Rest In Peace.
Reposing at her home from 4.0’clock on Thursday evening (3rd May 2018), with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Friday morning to St. Fintan’s Church, Raheen, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by Burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family time on Friday morning please
Patrick (Paddy) Hynan
Portloise Road, Portarlington, Laois
Unexpectedly at his Residence. Rest In Peace. Funeral arrangements to follow.
Stanley (Sammy) White
Crannagh, Mountrath, Laois
Stanley (Sammy) White, Crannagh, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Sammy has died peacefully in the loving care of all the staff at Ballard Nursing Home, Portlaoise. He will be remembered with much love and happy memories by his sister Doris, his nieces Moira and Oonagh and his nephew Denis as well as his great nephews and great niece and especially by his many wonderful close friends and neighbours.
Reposing at his home in Crannagh, Mountrath on Thursday, 3rd May 2018 from 7pm until 9pm. His funeral will take place on Friday, 4th May at 11am at Portlaoise Methodist Church. Burial in St. John The Baptist Church Grounds, Ballyfin.
Springfield, Ballacolla, Laois
Byrne, Springfield, Ballacolla, Co. Laois. April 30th 2018. Peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Michael predeceased by his wife Mary and his grandchild Jason. Deeply regretted by his family Mary, Michael, Martina, Kay and Donal, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law and his beloved grandchildren Amanda, Johnathan, Mary, Yvonne, Darren, Ciarán, Colin, Cormac, Connor, Emma, Alan, Jack and Tom, his sisters Sheila and Kathleen, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his daughter Kay’s residence (Springfield) on Thursday from 4pm with rosary at 9pm. Funeral mass in St. Canice’s Church, Clough on Friday at 12 noon followed by burial in Clough cemetery. Donations can be made at Michael’s funeral to Laois Hospice. May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.
Mount Merrion, Dublin / Portlaoise, Laois
Peacefully in the devoted care of Dr Eoin Tiernan, the nurses and the Staff of St. Vincent’s Private Hospital. Beloved and dearly loved husband of Maeve and the late Anne. He will be deeply missed by his sons Paul, Jimmy, and Bill, daughters Mary, Sarah and Carina, sons and daughters-in-law, brothers, Anthony and Ignatius, sisters Gabe and Gertie, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, his cherished grandchildren, nieces and nephews, extended family and a wide circle of friends.
Jim will repose in Fanagans Funeral Home, Dundrum, Dublin 14 on Wednesday evening, May 2nd. From 5pm to 7pm. Funeral Mass in the Church of St. Thérèse, Mount Merrion on Thursday morning, May 3rd at 10am followed by burial at Deans Grange Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Fr McVerry Trust. House private.
Br. Thomas Sheehy
Castletown, Laois / Ballingarry, Limerick / Ballyvourney, Cork
Br. Thomas Sheehy, La Salle Community, Victory Park, Johannesburg, South Africa and late of P.O. Ballingarry, Co. Limerick. April 22. 2018. Deeply regretted by his sisters Bridie and Miriam, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives, friends and confreres.
Funeral Mass in St. Charles Borromeo Parish Church, in Victory Park on Friday 4th. May at 10.30 am. Mass in Miguel House, De La Salle Monastery, Castletown, Portlaoise, on Friday 4th. May at 11.00 am for Br. Thomas. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam dilis.
Michael (Mick) Aylward
Patrick St, Durrow, Laois / Ballingarry (NR), Tipperary
Peacefully at Abbeyleix Community Hospital, husband of the late Nancy; deeply regretted by his loving children Michael, Bridget, P.J., Helen, Anne and Sean, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brother-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at his son P.J.’s residence (Rath, Durrow) from 2.00pm on Tuesday with Rosary at 8.00pm. Removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow, on Wednesday for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Mary Delaney (née Daly)
New Inn House, Emo, Laois
Mary Delaney (nee Daly) New Inn House, Emo, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Died 29th April 2018, peacefully at her residence, in her 93rd year. Wife of the Late Thomas. Deeply regretted by her loving son Gerard, daughters Brid (McDermott), Poilin (Hooban), Claire (O’Connor), Angela (Chuk), Olive (McNeill), brothers, Andrew (Timahoe) and Sean (New Zealand), grandchildren, great-grandchild, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. Reposing at her son’s residence, New Inn House, Emo from 6pm today, Monday, with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing tomorrow, Tuesday, from 3pm with removal at 6.50pm arriving at St. Paul’s Church, Emo for 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 2pm and burial afterwards in the New Cemetery, Emo.
Margaret Nash (née O’Sullivan)
Artane, Dublin/Ballinakill, Laois
Nash (née O’Sullivan), (Artane formerly of Ballinakill, County Laois), 29th April 2018, peacefully, in the care of St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown. Rita, dearly loved wife of the late James and loving mother to Shay and Martine. Sadly missed by her loving son, daughter, daughter-in-law Carol, son-in-law Peter, grandchildren Róisín, Gearóid, Eve, Conor and his wife Julie, great-grandsons Asa and Seán, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at the Kirwan Funeral Home, Fairview on Tuesday, May 1, with family in attendance from 5 – 7pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to the Church of St. John Vianney, Ardlea Road, arriving at 9.50am for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral thereafter to Dardistown Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to St. Francis Hospice.
Margaret (Rita) Scully
St Brigid`s Place, Portlaoise, Laois
Scully (nee Hogan), St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, April 29th 2018. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Margaret (Rita), beloved wife of the late Roch. Dearly loved mother to John, Patrick, Teresa, Peter, Jacinta, Roch, Margaret, and Kathleen. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brothers Billy, Mick and Tony, sisters, Sarah, Mary, and Kathleen, brothers in law, sisters in law, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at her residence from 3 pm on Monday with rosary at 8 pm. Requiem Mass at 12 noon Ss Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, on Tuesday followed by interment in Ss Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Roskelton, Mountrath, Laois
Mulhall, Roskelton, Mountrath, April 28th 2018. Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of The Maryborough Centre, St Fintan’s Hospital, Dublin Road, Portlaoise. Tom, loving son of the late Richard and Mary Muhlhall. Deeply regretted by his loving family, relatives and friends. Requiem Mass in the Oratory at St Fintan’s Hospital at 12 noon on Monday morning, followed by interment in St Fintan’s Cemetery, Raheen.
Ballydavis, Portlaoise, Laois
Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. After a long illness bravely borne. Alan, beloved husband of Maeve and dearly loved dad to Julieanne, Michael and Rachel. Deeply regretted by his loving father Séan, brothers Barry, Karl, Declan, Raymond, sisters Deirdre, Colette, Laura, and Blanaid. Loving granddad to Harry, Lily and Eoghan. Sadly missed by his loving family, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise on Sunday from 6pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving at The Church of the Assumption, The Heath for 11am Mass on Monday. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Cuisle Centre.
Rossbeg, Kilbeggan, Westmeath/Mountmellick, Laois
Late of 55 Cullenbeg Park, Mountmellick. Peacefully at the Regional Hospital, Mullinagar. Sadly missed by his loving sons Edward, Justin and Michael, daughter Sarah, their mother Loretto, Justin’s partner Karina, Sarah’s partner Peter, grandaughter Théida, brother Eamon, sisters Marita, Ann and Olive, brothers in law Aidan and William, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at O’Reily’s Funeral Home, Harbour Street, Tullamore on Saturday evening from 6pm until Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Sunday morning to St Hugh’s Church, Rahugh, arriving for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial after Mass in the Relic Cemetery, Kilbeggan.
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