Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Thomas (Tommy) Fitzpatrick
Killasmeestia, Ballybrophy, Laois
Fitzpatrick, Killasmeestia, Ballybrophy, Co. Laois. May 10th 2018. Peacefully at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Thomas (Tommy), predeceased by his brother Jeremiah. Deeply regretted by his brother Bernard and his sisters Mary and Winnie, nieces, nephews, his kind neighbours, relatives and friends and all at Ballard Lodge Nursing Home, Portlaoise. Reposing at O’ Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney on Sunday evening from 7pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Monday in Killasmeestia Church at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Mary Hovenden (née Greene)
Swan Rd, Durrow, Laois / Mountrath, Laois
Formerly of Ringstown, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Beloved wife of Bobby. Deeply regretted by her children Anne, Robert, June, Lesley, Ken & Don, sister Evelyn, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, relatives & friends. Reposing at her residence from 2.00pm to 8.00pm tomorrow (Saturday). Removal on Sunday afternoon to St. Fintan’s Church, Durrow for Funeral Service at 3.00pm, followed by burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining Churchyard. Family flowers only. House private on Sunday please. Donations, if desired, to the Alzheimer Society Ireland.
Julia Bergin (née Fizpatrick)
Fearagh, Ballacolla, Laois
Bergin (nee Fitzpatrick) Fearagh, Ballacolla, Co. Laois May 10th 2018 Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Julia, beloved wife of the late Séan and dearly loved mother to Larry and Michael. Cherished grandmother to Aaron, Chloe and Tadgh, great-grandchild Fionn. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughters-in-law Mary and Kim, nephews, nieces, relatives neighbours and friends. Reposing at her residence from 2 pm on Friday with rosary at 9 pm. Removal on Saturday morning to arrive at the Church, Ballacolla for 11 am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Charles (Charlie) Doherty
Levalley, Galmoy, Kilkenny / Rathdowney, Laois
Doherty, (Levalley, Galmoy), May 8th 2018. Unexpectedly at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Charles (Charlie), predeceased by his brother Joe and his sisters Bridget and Peg. Deeply regretted by his brother Sean and his sisters Ann, Kay, Teresa and Betty, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace.
Reposing at his residence (Levalley, Galmoy) on Thursday evening from 5pm with rosary at 9pm. Funeral Mass in The Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Galmoy on Friday at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining Cemetery. House Private On Friday Morning. May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.
Cloonsilla, Gurteen, Sligo / Durrow, Laois
Brendan O’Connor (Cloonsilla, Gurteen, Co. Sligo and formerly of Durrow, Co. Laois) May 7th, 2018; Peacefully surrounded by his loving family, at Sligo University Hospital; Brendan will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Kitty, children Kenneth, Karen and Brendan, sister Margaret, brother Seán, son-in-law Brendan, daughter-in-law Sinéad, grandchildren Niamh, Conor, Alannah and Cara, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote on Wednesday evening from 4pm until 7pm. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen, arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 11:30am with burial afterwards in Gurteen Cemetery. May Brendan’s Gentle Soul Rest in Peace.
Br. Adrian (John) Shortall
Miguel House, Castletown, Laois / Knocklong, Limerick / Kenmare, Kerry
Br. Adrian (John) Shortall, De La Salle Brothers, Miguel House, Castletown, Portlaoise, late of Kilfrush, Knocklong, Co. Limerick and Kenmare, Co. Kerry. May 7. 2018. Predeceased by his sisters, Eileen and Mary, brother Jim, niece Ann and nephew Jimmy. Deeply regretted by his sister Sara (Sr. Gertrude, Presentation Sisters Galway), nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and wide circle of friends and confreres in religion.
Reposing in Miguel House from 11.00 am on Wednesday May 9th with Evening Prayer and Rosary at 8.00pm. Funeral Liturgy and Mass on Thursday May 10th at 2.00pm. Burial immediately afterwards in the Monastery Cemetery. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam uasal.
Joseph (Joe) McEvoy
Clonaheen, Rosenallis, Laois
oseph died peacefully in the loving care of The Staff of Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Kathleen and dear father of Joe, John, Patrick, Michael, Catriona, Fergal and Yvonne. Deeply regretted by his loving family, his brother Seamus, grandchildren, sisters in law, brothers in law, daughters in law, sons in law, nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours and a large circle of friends. Reposing in his home on Monday with rosary at 9pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 11.30am to St Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis, arriving for 12 noon requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Brigid’s Cemetery. House private Tuesday morning please.
Sr. Mary Laurance Culleton
Limetree, Portarlington, Laois
Sr. Mary Laurance, Little Sisters of the Poor. Died in Glascow, Scotland. Predeceased by her brothers. Sadly missed by her community, her sisters Christina, Mary, Phil, Patricia, Anne and Bernadette, relatives and friends. Reposing at the Convent in Glascow on Thursday. Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 10am. Burial afterwards in the Convent Cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, May 11, 2018