Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Bridget (Bridie) Courtney (née Phelan)
Elm Mount, Dublin / Mountrath, Laois
The death has occurred of Bridget Bridie Courtney (nee Phelan) – late of Elm Mount and Mountrath, Co. Laois, June 9th 2018, peacefully at Beaumont Hospital surrounded by her loving family, beloved wife of Sean. Sadly missed by her loving husband, her children Gerard, Sandra, John Paul, Paddy, Kelvin, Joanne, Brian & Mark, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives & friends.
Reposing at Stafford’s Funeral Home, Maypark, Malahide Road on Tuesday morning from 10am with family in attendance from 4pm to 6.30pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to Our Lady of Consolation Church, Donnycarney arriving for 11am Mass. Funeral immediately after Mass to Dardistown Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society.
Coolnamona, Portlaoise, Laois
The death has occurrred on June 10th 2018, peacefully in her 98 year of Maureen Fitzpatrick. Predeceased by her husband Paddy and daughter Maisie. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Christina, sons Johnny and Patrick. Son in law Michael. Daughter in law Margaret. Grandchildren, Mark, Sinead, Fiona, Shaun, and Lisa. Great grandchildren, Eve and Faye. Rest in peace. Reposing at her daughter Christina Rices residence at Springfield from 7 pm on this Monday evening with rosary at 9 pm. On Tuesday reposing from 3 pm with removal at 7 pm, to arrive at St Fintan’s Church Ballyfin for 7.30 pm. Requiem mass at 11 am on Wednesday followed by interment in Ballyfin cemetery.
Margaret (Peggy) Brennan (née Foley)
Colliers Way, Portlaoise, Laois
Brennan, Colliers Lane, Portlaoise, June 10th 2018. Peacefully, after an illness borne with great dignity, in the tender care of the staff of Ballad Lodge Nursing Home. Margaret (Peggy), beloved wife and best friend of Aidan and dearly loved mother to David, Alan, Carol, Aidan and Gillian. Sadly missed by her loving sisters, brother, son in law, daughter in law, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, relatives and friends. Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise, from 6 pm on Monday evening with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Tuesday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to The Alzheimer’s Association.
Doris Mulligan (née Keenan)
The Brambles, Pontoon Road, Castlebar, Mayo / Ferbane, Offaly / Portarlington, Laois
Doris Mulligan (nee Keenan) 10th June 2018, The Brambles, Pontoon Road, Castlebar and late of Ferbane, Co Offaly and Portarlington, Co. Laois. Peacefully at Cuan Chaitriona Nursing Home, Castlebar. Wife of the late Paddy and mother of the late Eugene. Very deeply regretted by her loving family, daughter Mairead (Wilson), (Castlebar), sons Damien (Belclare) and Padraig (Ballinasloe), sister Celine (Tseilipis), (London), brothers Paddy (Tullamore) and Tony (Portarlington), son-in-law Vincent, daughter-in-law Emer, Padraig`s partner Bernie, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Remains reposing at Cuan Chaitriona Nursing Home, The Lawn, Castlebar, this Monday evening from 5.30pm with removal at 7.30pm to The Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am in The Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar, followed by burial in High Street Cemetery, Belmont, Ferbane, Co Offaly, to arrive at approximately 2.30pm.
Swan Road, Durrow, Laois/Annascaul, Kerry
John, retired An Garda Siochana, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He will be sadly missed by his wife Mary, daughters Marian, Siobhan, Càit and son Bernard, his brother Eamon (Ned), sister Norah, brothers in law Paddy, Brian and Noel, sons in law, daughter in law, nieces, nephews, his nine grandchildren and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at his daughter Marian Allen’s residence, Swan Road, Durrow from 2pm – 9pm on Saturday 9th June with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Sunday morning at 10.30am to the Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow arriving at 11am for Requeim Mass with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery. May John rest in peace.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois, Tuesday, June 12, 2018