Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Patrick (Pat) Doyle
Old Caragh Court, Kildare / Baldoyle, Dublin / Stradbally, Laois
Retired member of An Garda Síochana. Formerly of Grange Abbey Road, Baldoyle, Dublin 13 and Stradbally, Co. Laois.
Sadly missed by his loving wife Marie, son Patrick, daughters Siobhan, Claire, Laura and Emily, brother Hugh, sisters Kathleen and Marcella, daughter-in-law Alison, son-in-law Lewis, grandchildren Caoimhe, Adam, Justin, Amber, Luke, Alex and Isaac, extended family and friends.
Reposing at The George Mullins Funeral Home, Kilcullen Road, Naas, on Friday from 4pm with prayers at 7pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 9.20am to arrive at The Church of Our Lady and St. David, Naas, for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by Burial in St. Corban’s Cemetery, Dublin Road, Naas.
Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Friends of Naas Hospital. Donation box in church.
“May He Rest In Peace”
Castlecuffe, Clonaslee, Laois
Maureen Dunne, Castlecuffe, Clonaslee, Co. Laois. Ex National Teacher Stratford on Slaney, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow, and Rath, Ballybrittas, Co Laois. Died peacefully on the 8th of August 2018 in her 99th year at Kilminchey Lodge Nursing Home, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Predeceased by her brother Michael, and sister Sr. Oliver (Presentation Sisters, Kildare). She will be very sadly missed by her sister Sr. Alphonsus (Presentation Sisters, Kilcock, Co Kildare), cousins, neighbours, and friends.
May She Rest in Peace
Reposing at the residence of her cousin Pat Dunne, Ballymacrory, Clonaslee, Co. Laois, from 6pm on Thursday evening with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Friday from 12 noon with removal Friday evening at 7pm arriving to St. Manman’s Church, Clonaslee for 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon, followed by burial afterwards in St. Manman’s Cemetery, Clonaslee.
Closhawn, Attanagh, Laois / Attanagh, Kilkenny
Died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her parents Statia and Martin, her brother Henry, her sister in law Carmel and her nephew Alan. Deeply regretted by her loving brothers Tom, Pat, Martin and Denis, sister Statia, sister in law Ber, brother in law Peter, her devoted nieces and nephews, Helen, Mary, Martin, Sharon, Paul, Colm, Carmel, Kevin, Ciara, Lynda, Shane and Adrian, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours, former work colleagues and friends. R.I.P.
Reposing at her home from 2pm on Thursday afternoon. Funeral prayers on Thursday evening at 7.30pm, followed by removal to the Church of the Assumption Ballyouskill. Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please.
Linda Therese Smith
62 St Joseph’s Tce, Mountmellick, Laois
Died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Staff memebr of St Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick.
Sadly missed by her loving parents, Pete and Helen, her sisters Karen, Wendy & Debbie, her brothers Brian, Colm & Owen, nieces Jennifer, Ava, Kellie, Rebecca & Oonagh, nephews Conor, David, Brian, Cillian, Robert, Tadgh, Harry & Adam, sisters-in-law Louise Kelly & Mary McEvoy, relatives, family and a large circle of family and friends. R.I.P.
Reposing today, Wednesday 8th, in Moloney’s Funeral Home from 6pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday morning at 10.30am to St Joseph’s Church Moutmellick, arriving for 11am requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Joseph’s cemetery. House private please.
Mary (May) Bernie (née Frens)
Chantiere Gate, Portlaoise, Laois
Died peacefully in the loving care of The Staff of St Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick. Funeral arrangements will be published on Tuesday. Daughter of The Late Dennis & Margaret Ferns (North Circular Road, Dublin) and sister of Bunty Ferns. Predeceased by her husband Niall Brendan Beirne (Pharmacist, Portarlington) and her late daughter Baby Brigid Beirne.
Sadly missed by her niece Rita & husband Charlie, Nephews Paddy, Wally and John, Her beloved Ann, devoted friends Miriam and Nancy, Cousins The Woods Family (Durrow Co. Laois), The Bergin Family (Grennan, Attanagh Co. Laois) and The Walsh Family (Formally of North King Street Dublin), friends and The Wonderfull Staff of St Vincent’s Hospital Mountmellick where she resided for the last 13 years. Rest in Peace.
Reposing on Wednesday morning in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick from 11am with prayers at 12.30pm. Removal to Glasnevin Cemetery for burial at 2.30pm.
Laura Fitzpatrick (née Phelan)
Borris-in-Ossory, Laois/Beaumont, Dublin
Laura Fitzpatrick (nee Phelan), Rathdowney Road, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois and TLC Nursing Home Santry, Dublin and formerly Beaumont, Dublin. August 4th. 2018. Unexpectedly at Beaumont Hospital. Beloved wife of the Late Jim. Sadly missed by her sister Joan, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home Castletown, Mountrath, this Tuesday evening from 5 o’c with removal at 7 o’c to St. Canice’s Church, Borris in Ossory arriving at 7. 30 o’c. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning Aug. 8th. at 11 o’c with burial immediately afterwards in Derrinsallagh Cemetery, Borris in Ossory.
Ellen (Elsie) O’Shea (née Simms)
Church St, Ballinakill, Laois
Ellen (Elsie) died on Sunday 5th August at The Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Christy, sons Billy, Kevin, Paul, daughters Anne and Susan, sister Nancy, sons-in-law Gerard and Eric, daughters-in-law Sheila and Carina, brother-in-law Ron, nephews and nieces, grandchildren Roisin, Padraig, Eimear, Robyn, Emma, William, Chris, Ciara, Sam and Lauryn, and a host of other relatives and friends. Reposing at The Chapel of Rest, Portlaoise Hospital from 4pm on Tuesday, with Rosary at 6.45pm. Removal at 7.30pm to St. Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill, arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am with interment afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery, Ballinakiil.
Tullamoy, Stradbally, Laois
Husband of the late Margaret. Deeply regretted by his loving family Michael, Sarah, Kathleen and Anne, brother Pat, sons-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grand-children, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 5pm on Tuesday evening with Rosary at 8pm. Removal at 1.30pm on Wednesday afternoon to arrive at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Luggacurren, for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Ballyadams. House private Wednesday morning please.
Maryborough Centre, St Fintans Hospital Portlaoise and formerly Borris rd, Portlaoise, Laois
Deeply regretted by his loving sister Geraldine Malone (Portarlington) , brother in law David Nieces, Sinéad, Evelyn, and Lisa. Nephew David Stepfather Eddie Burns, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise, on Saturday evening from 7pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Sunday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12:30pm Requiem Mass. Interment will follow afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Elizabeth Kavanagh (née Coffey)
Formerly 8 Sandy Lane, Portarlington, Laois
In the loving care of the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home Portarlington. Predeceased by her loving husband Anthony. Deeply missed by her loving family Anne, Patricia, Deirdre, Brendan, Rita and Siobhán, her brother Jack, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
May She Rest In Peace. Reposing at Mahers Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Sunday from 3pm with Removal at 6:20pm arriving St Michael’s Church Portarlington at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 10am followed by cremation at Mount Jerome, Harold’s Cross Dublin at 1:30pm.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 9, 2018