Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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27a Spindlewood, Graiguecullen, Carlow
Heather Cowan of 27A Spindlewood, Graiguecullen, Carlow, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin on July 18th, 2018.
Adored daughter of David and Mary, beloved sister of Eoghan and James and much loved grandchild of Mary Morrissey and Ian Cowan and the late Jimmy Morrissey and Janette Cowan. She will be sadly missed by her heartbroken parents, brothers, aunts, uncles, grandparents, relatives and her large circle of friends.
Reposing at her home from 2p.m on Friday with Prayers at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon in St. Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen and will be followed by Burial in Sleaty New Cemetery. House private on Saturday morning please. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Paediatric Unit, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny and St. John’s Ward, Crumlin Children’s Hospital, Dublin.
Susan LYONS (née McCarthy)
Doonane, Crettyard, Carlow / Graiguecullen, Carlow
Susan Lyons, (nee McCarthy) of Doonane, Crettyard and formerly Rossmore View, Graiguecullen, Carlow, passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny on July 17th, 2018.
Beloved wife of Patrick, much loved mother of Tanya, Darren, Jessica and Dane, adored grandmother of Taylor and cherished sister of Ann. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, sons, daughters, grandchild, sister, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Carpenter Bros. Funeral Home, Graiguecullen from 3p.m on Thursday with Prayers at 8pm. Removal on Friday at 9.45am to St. Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen arriving for Funeral Mass at 10a.m. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Carlow.
House private in Doonane and Rossmore View please.
Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Intensive Care Unit, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.
Darren John GORDON Abbeyleix, Laois / Malahide, Dublin
July 14th, 2018 (suddenly) at Portlaoise Hospital, Darren John, beloved husband of Karen much loved father to Daniel, Hayley and Jamie, son of George and the late Vera, deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving family, brother Kevin, sisters Elizabeth and Gillian, father-in-law James, mother-in-law Lillian, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Darren will repose at his parent’s home (Thornberry, Abbeyleix) on Thursday evening (July 19th) from 5pm with Rosary prayers at 9pm. Removal on Friday morning (July 20th) to the Church of the Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix arriving for 11:30am Requiem Mass, followed by burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Abbeyleix.
Darren’s family have asked anyone attending his Funeral to wear bright colored clothing in celebration of his life.
Daniel (Dan) LAMBE Elmfield, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
Daniel (Dan) Lambe, Chester, Cheshire and Wembley, London and formerly of Elmfield, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois. July 2. 2018. Peacefully at The Countess of Chester Hospital, Cheshire. Predeceased by his brothers Andy and Maurice. Deeply regretted by his cousins, relatives and friends.
May Dan Rest In Peace.
Funeral Arrangements to follow.
Frances CARROLL (née Kearney)
St Brigids Place, Portlaoise, Laois
Carroll (nee Kearney) St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, July 17th 2018. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, in the tender care of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Frances, beloved wife of the late Tom. Dearly loved mother to Maria, Dermot, Fiona, Aidan, Fergal and Christine. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brother in law, sisters in law, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6pm with rosary at 8pm. Requiem Mass will take place at 10am on Thursday morning in SS Peter and Paul’s Church. Interment wlll follow afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Margaret (Maggie) Comerford (née Buggy)
Timogue, Stradbally, Laois
Peacefully on 17th July 2018 in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally surrounded by her loving and devoted family, predeceased by her beloved husband Jack. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family, daughters Mary (Greene) Theresa (Shorthall) and Martina, sons, Michael, John, and Pat, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, sister-in-law, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Margaret will repose at her daughters residence, Theresa and Andy Shorthall. Aughamaddock, Stradbally from 4’oc this Wednesday 18th July, with recital of the Rosary at 8’oc. Removal on Thursday morning at approx, 10.20. oc (Via Timogue) to arrive at The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally for 11’oc. Funeral Mass. Interment to follow in Oakvale Cemetery.
John (JOC) O’Connor
O’Connor (Finglas, Hartstown and Portlaoise)
John (JOC) dear father of Patrick, Niamh and Roísin, son of Bridget and the late Larry O’Connor. Sadly missed and fondly remembered by his children, mother, partner Anna, Martina, sisters Laura, Carol, Bernadette and Gemma, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing in the children’s home in Hartstown on Wednesday (18th July) evening from 4pm until 8pm. Removal Thursday morning (19th July) to the Church of St Ciarán, Hartstown Road, arriving for 11am Requiem Mass. Funeral thereafter to Dardistown Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donation in lieu, if desired to Dog’s Aid, Ballymun c/o Maggie.
John William (Jack) Humphreys
Emmett Street, Mountmellick, Laois
Humphreys, Emmett Street, Mountmellick, Co. Laois. John William (Jack) called home on July 13th 2018 in the loving care of the staff of Oak Dale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Very sadly missed by his devoted wife Frances, daughter Sandra, son in law George, grandchildren Austin, Graham and Lorna, brother Wilfred and family in California, neices, nephews and friends. Funeral Service at 12 noon on Monday, July 16th, at St. Paul’s Church, Mountmellick and interment afterwards.
Corrigeen, Stradbally, Laois
Keane, Corrigeen, Stradbally, Co. Laois July 14th 2018. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. William (Willie), in his 85th year. Deeply regretted by his loving family, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family and many friends. Reposing at his residence from 4 pm on Sunday evening with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Monday morning to arrive at the Church of the Assumption, the Heath for 11 am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Family flowers only donations if desired to the Laois Hospice.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, July 20, 2018