Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Mary (Mollie) McMahon (née Whyte)
St Michael’s Park, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Loving wife of the late Jim. Deeply regretted by her loving family Tony (John), Colette, Patricia, Eithne, Ursula and Paul, brother Joe, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington Sunday from 8pm with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Monday from 5pm with Removal at 6:40pm arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery.
Family Flowers Only Please. Donations if Desired to the Local St Michael’s Cemetry Committee.
Rearymore, Rosenallis, Laois
John O’Brien, Rearymore, Rosenallis, Co. Laois. Died on the 19th of May 2018, Peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore Co. Offally. Dearly loved husband of Liz. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, John, Michael, Carmel, Patrick and Eimear. Loving grandad to Chiara, Emma, Ruth, Nicole, Senan and Arron.
Deeply regretted by his daughters-in-law Joy and Margaret, sons-in -law Patrick and Niall, brothers Seamie, Tony, Mike and Joe, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. His remains will be reposing at the residence of his son Michael and Joy at Rearymore, Rosenallis, from 2pm on Monday with Rosary at 9pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am in St Manman’s Church, Clonaslee, followed by burial afterwards in St Manman’s Cemetery Clonaslee.
Kathleen McDonald (née Temple)
Ratheniska, Portlaoise, Laois
Kathleen McDonald (nee Temple) Colliers View, Colliers Lane, Portlaoise, and late of Loughteague, Stradbally and Cloughan, Co.Offaly peacefully at The Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise on 18th May in the presence of her loving family . Sadly missed by her husband John Joe and her much loved daughter Patricia, sister Phyllis, nephews, brothers in law, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at her home from 5pm. this Sunday evening. Removal from her home on Monday evening at approx. 7.15pm to arrive at The Holy Cross Church Rathneskia for 8pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am. Interment to follow in the adjoining Cemetery.
Emily Dowling (née Phelan)
Vicarstown, Stradbally, Laois
Funeral Arrangements Later.
Woodlands, Cork Road, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Husband of the late Mary. Deeply regretted by his loving children Deirdre, Gemma, Louise and Raymond, sister Kack, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at Brookhaven Nursing home from 4.00pm on Saturday evening with Rosary at 8.00pm. Removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow on Sunday morning for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to St. Vincent De Paul.
Michael (Mick) Dunphy
Dunmore, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore. Husband of the late Patsy. Deeply regretted by his loving children, Michael, Mary, Lar and Anne, brother, daughter in law, son in law, brother in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at his daughter Mary’s house, Dunmore from 6.00pm on Thursday evening. Rosary on Friday evening at 8.00pm. Removal on Saturday morning to Holy Trinity Church Durrow for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Mary Hogan (née Scully)
Broughla, Clonaslee, Laois
Mary Hogan (Nee Scully), Broghla, Clonaslee Co. Laois. Died on the 17th of May 2018, Peacefully at Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her infant son.
She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Peter and heart-broken family, Colm, Leo (Carlow), Maree McCabe (Tullamore), Raymond, Fiona Kelly, Derek, Aidan, Yvonne Norris (Cappincur) and Fergal. Fondly remembered by her 20 grandchildren. Deeply regretted by her brother Brendan, sons-in-law Michael, Christy, and Patrick, Daughters-in-law Joan, Denise, Martina, Ann Marie, and Josie, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence on Friday from 4pm with rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Saturday from 4pm with rosary at 9pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 12 noon in St. Manman’s Church, Clonaslee, followed by burial afterwards in St. Manman’s Cemetery, Clonaslee.
House strictly private on Sunday morning, please.
Lila Phelan (née Higgins)
The Fairways, Abbeyleix, Laois
Lila Phelan (nee Higgins), The Fairways, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. Died 17th. May 2018. Peacefully at her home. Predeceased by her brothers Padraic and Sean, sister Annette (Moran). Deeply regretted by her husband Kieran, son Mark, daughters Aideen and Ciara daughter-in-law Ann-Marie, sisters Marie, Rita and Bernadette, grandchildren, son-in-law Joe, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May Lila Rest In Peace. Funeral Mass this Sunday morning, May 20th, in St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown at 10.30 o’c, with burial immediately afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Abbeyleix. House Private Please.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, May 20, 2018